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Steam Giant

DESCRIPTION

This thankfully rare and expensive walking monstrosity is one of the more bizarre land vehicles in existence. A giant cauldron of iron atop stubby but effective legs, it hobbles its way across the battlefield at a grinding pace.

Gargantuan Land vehicle
Squares 16 (20 ft. by 20 ft.; 26 feet high); Cost 80,000 gp

DEFENSE

AC 6; Hardness 10
hp 320 (159)
Base Save +3
Special Creatures inside a steam giant gain either total cover (if in the lower decks) or improved cover (in the upper viewing and control deck). Only the upper deck has view ports, allowing those inside the steam giant to look out.

OFFENSE

Maximum Speed 60 ft.; Acceleration 30 ft.
Attack 2 Large direct-fire ranged siege engines on the arms
Attack ram 4d8
CMB +4; CMD 14

DRIVE

Propulsion alchemical (10 squares of alchemical engines; hardness 8, hp 200)
Driving Check Knowledge (arcana) or Craft (alchemy) +10 to the DC
Forward Facing one side of the square vehicle space
Driving Device two levers used to move the legs
Driving Space a single 5-ft.-by-5-ft. square that contains the two levers that serve as the steam giant’s driving device; these levers are located on the third (top) deck of the vehicle
Crew 4
Special It costs 100 gp in alchemical reagents to fuel 1 hour of activity.

LOAD

Decks 3; The two lower decks give access to the alchemical engine that powers the steam giant. These lower decks have no windows or other way to see outside of the vehicle. The upper deck is an observation deck that contains the alchemical giant’s driving device and driving square.
Passengers 6

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Ultimate Combat. © 2011, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors: Jason Bulmahn, Tim Hitchcock, Colin McComb, Rob McCreary, Jason Nelson, Stephen Radney-MacFarland, Sean K Reynolds, Owen K.C. Stephens, and Russ Taylor.