Giant-Killer (Gnome Ranger 11)

Giant-Killer CR 10

XP 9,600
Gnome Ranger 11
NE Small humanoid (gnome)
Init +2; Senses low-light vision; Perception +18


AC 24, touch 15, flat-footed 21 (+6 armor, +1 deflection, +2 Dex, +1 dodge, +3 natural, +1 size)
hp 116 (11d10+51)
Fort +12, Ref +10, Will +6; +2 vs. illusions
Defensive Abilities defensive training (+4 dodge bonus to AC vs. giants), evasion; Immune poison; Resist fire 20


Speed 20 ft.
Melee +1 gnome hooked hammer +13/+8/+3 (1d6+3/19–20/×3), mwk gnome hooked hammer +13 (1d4+2/19–20/×4) or mwk longspear +15/+10/+5 (1d6+3/×3)
Ranged mwk composite longbow +15/+10/+5 (1d6+2/×3)
Special Attacks +1 on attack rolls against goblinoid and reptilian humanoids, favored enemy (earth outsiders +2, giants +6, oozes +2)
Ranger Spells Prepared (CL 8th; concentration +10)


Before Combat The ranger casts barkskin, bear’s endurance, delay poison, and resist energy (fire).

During Combat If facing multiple opponents with reach, the ranger uses Lunge.

Base Statistics

Without barkskin, bear’s endurance, delay poison, and resist energy, the ranger’s statistics are hp 94; Fort +10; AC 21, touch 15, flat-footed 18; Immune none; Resist none; Con 14.


Str 14, Dex 14, Con 18, Int 10, Wis 14, Cha 10
Base Atk +11; CMB +12; CMD 26
Feats Dodge, Double Slice, Endurance, Improved Critical (gnome hooked hammer), Lunge, Mobility, Power Attack, Two-Weapon Fighting, Two-Weapon Rend, Vital Strike
Skills Acrobatics +17 (+13 when jumping), Climb +8, Knowledge (dungeoneering, local) +5, Knowledge (geography, nature) +8, Linguistics +1, Perception +18, Stealth +19, Survival +16, Swim +8
Languages Common, Giant, Gnome
SQ favored terrain (mountain +2, underground +4), hunter’s bond (companions), quarry, swift tracker, track +5, wild empathy +11, woodland stride
Combat Gear potion of invisibility, scroll of cure serious wounds; Other Gear +2 chain shirt, +1/masterwork gnome hooked hammer, masterwork composite longbow (+3 Str) with 20 arrows, boots of elvenkind, cloak of resistance +1, ring of protection +1, 630 gp


The giant-killer is trained to kill monsters many times her size, using speed, specialized weapons, and time honored techniques to bring down even the most daunting foes.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game NPC Codex © 2012, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors: Jesse Benner, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, Alex Greenshields, Rob McCreary, Mark Moreland, Jason Nelson, Stephen Radney-MacFarland, Patrick Renie, Sean K Reynolds, and Russ Taylor.

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