Jungle giant

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Jungle giant
(Creature)

Type
Humanoid
(giant)
CR
10
Environment
Warm forests
Alignment
Source: Bestiary 3, pg(s). 129

Jungle giants are a race of reclusive giants dwelling deep in rainforests.1

Appearance

A jungle giant has dark, bark-like skin, decorated with numerous intricate tattoos that are etched into each giant as a rite of passage into adulthood. These tattoos also provide them with magical protection from harm. Adult jungle giants stand 17 feet tall and weigh 4,000 pounds.1

Society

Jungle giants are not welcoming to visitors, despise civilisation, and are responsible for the fall of numerous lost cities deep in the jungle. Jungle giant tribes are matriarchal, ruled by an old warrior. Males defend the village, gather food, tend livestock, and raise children. Females typically fight with sacred bows often passed down over generations from mother to daughter and to touch such a bow without permission is a mortal insult.1

On Golarion

Jungle giant territories are known to exist in the Mwangi Expanse.2 A particularly violent tribe of jungle giants dwells in the depths of the Maharev Jungle in the Maharev region of Qadira. These giants worship the fey Eldest known as the Green Mother and view the flesh-hungry plants that roam the Maharev Jungle as direct manifestations of her divine will.3

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Paizo Inc., et al. “Monsters A to Z” in Bestiary 3, 129. Paizo Inc., 2011
  2. David Schwartz. “Giant Primer” in Battle of Bloodmarch Hill, 63. Paizo Inc., 2015
  3. Jessica Price. “Adventuring in Qadira” in Qadira, Jewel of the East, 38. Paizo Inc., 2017