Nephilim

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Nephilim

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(Creature)
Type Outsider
(native)
CR 8
Environment Warm hills
Alignment

Source: The Impossible Eye, pg(s). 88-89

Nephilim[1] are the cursed results of the forbidden unions between early humans and primordial deities or demigods.[2]

Appearance

Nephilim resemble unnaturally strong and noble humanoids that typically stand 11 feet tall and weigh approximately 1,100 pounds.[2]

Ecology

Nephilim typically eat much more than humans do, but are hardy enough to subsist on a typical human's diet when food is scarce. They can live up to 600 years. Nephilim can breed with humans to produce half-nephilim offspring, who are nearly identical to humans but are all large, strong, and long-lived.[2]

Society

Since nephilim span the sacred line between mortals and immortals, they were cursed and hunted down by both mortals and gods. Over the years, most nephilim have been wiped out, but a small population remains and has kept their number steady (if not increasing). Most mortals feel intimidated by or hostile to nephilim, who are aware of this and tend to keep to themselves in wild or abandoned places, only occasionally allying with and serving as mercenaries to local rulers.[2]

References

  1. The singular and plural forms of nephilim are the same.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Adam Daigle, and Greg A. Vaughan. (2009). Bestiary. The Impossible Eye, p. 88–89. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-179-4