Golem, Adamantine

This huge construct of black metal is all spikes and armor, save for several forge-like stacks that burn atop its crown and back.

Adamantine Golem CR 19

XP 204,800
N Huge construct
Init –1; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception +0


AC 33, touch 7, flat-footed 33 (–1 Dex, +26 natural, –2 size)
hp 205 (30d10+40); fast healing 10
Fort +10, Ref +9, Will +10
Defensive Abilities indestructible; DR 15/epic; Immune construct traits, magic


Speed 30 ft.
Melee 2 slams +41 (6d10+13/19–20)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 15 ft.
Special Attacks destructive strike, trample (6d10+19, DC 38)


Str 36, Dex 9, Con —, Int —, Wis 11, Cha 1
Base Atk +30; CMB +45; CMD 54


Destructive Strike (Ex)

An adamantine golem’s slam attacks threaten a critical hit on a 19 or 20. In addition, whenever an adamantine golem scores a critical hit, it deals 6d10+13 points of damage to the target’s armor or shield in addition to the normal damage, as if it had also made a successful sunder combat maneuver.

Indestructible (Ex)

An adamantine golem is nearly impossible to destroy. Even if reduced below 0 hit points, its fast healing continues to restore hit points, though the golem is helpless unless above 0 hit points. It can only be permanently destroyed if reduced to negative hit points and then decapitated using an adamantine vorpal weapon—alternatively, miracle or wish can be used to slay it while it is at negative hit points.

Immunity to Magic (Ex)

An adamantine golem is immune to any spell or spell-like ability that allows spell resistance, except as noted below.

Transmute metal to wood slows an adamantine golem for 1d4 rounds, during which time its damage reduction is reduced to 15/adamantine (no save).


A adamantine golem’s body is made of more than 4,000 pounds of adamantine, mithral, gold, platinum, and other metals worth a total of 100,000 gp.

Adamantine Golem

CL 20th; Price 600,000 gp


Requirements Craft Construct, crushing hand, geas/quest, heal, stoneskin, wish; Special creator must be caster level 20th; Skill Craft (sculpture) DC 35; Cost 350,000 gp


Environment any
Organization solitary or gang (2–4)
Treasure none

Made using one of the hardest and most precious substances, the adamantine golem is a deadly work of art. It can crush the life from foes that dare to get in its way and is nearly impossible to permanently destroy. The vast amount of adamantine required to build even one of these destructive golems is so significant that most worlds do not have enough resources, forcing the creator to travel to the Plane of Earth or remote Outer Planes simply to gather the raw materials needed to build the golem’s body.

Section 15: Copyright Notice
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 2, © 2010, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors Wolfgang Baur, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, Graeme Davis, Crystal Frasier, Joshua J. Frost, Tim Hitchcock, Brandon Hodge, James Jacobs, Steve Kenson, Hal MacLean, Martin Mason, Rob McCreary, Erik Mona, Jason Nelson, Patrick Renie, Sean K Reynolds, F. Wesley Schneider, Owen K.C. Stephens, James L. Sutter, Russ Taylor, and Greg A. Vaughan, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.
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