Brawny gigas shield-maiden

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Brawny gigas shield-maiden
Level 106
Family Gigas family creatures
Body Type Biped
Area(s) Found Hinterwilds
Attack Attributes
Physical Attacks
Spear 556-566 AS
Warding Spells
Aura of the Arkati (1614) 482 CS
Judgment (1630) 482 CS
Combat Maneuvers
Shield Trample
Shield Strike
Shield Push
Defense Attributes
Metal Breastplate ASG 17
Defensive Strength (DS)
Melee ?
Ranged ?
Bolt ?
Unarmed Defense Factor
Target Defense (TD)
Bard Base 377-380
Cleric Base ?
Empath Base 411
Paladin Base ?
Ranger Base ?
Sorcerer Base ?
Wizard Base ?
Minor Elemental 462
Major Elemental ?
Minor Spiritual ?
Major Spiritual ?
Minor Mental ?
Defensive Spells
Divine Shield (1609)
Dauntless (1606)
Other Unique Abilities
Treasure Attributes
Coins Yes
Gems Yes
Magic Items Yes
Boxes Yes
Skin No
Other gigas fragment
Voluptuous and sturdy of build, the gigas shield-maiden has the musculature of a seasoned fighter and the cool gaze of a practiced tactician.  Towering at nearly thirty feet in height, the shield-maiden moves with a dangerous grace.  The armor she wears is not ornate, but it shines like hammered gold and barely makes a sound as she moves.

Hunting Strategies

General Advice
  • Shield-maidens are square creatures, so players of semis and pures can take advantage of their low TD by casting CS-based offensive spells.
  • Shield-maidens have a pretty high rate of blocking physical attacks with their shields when unhindered, so setup abilities like Sunder Shield, Aura of the Arkati (1614), anything that inflicts Blinded, anything that knocks prone, and so forth are recommended for primarily physical combatants. Alternatively, unarmed combat can't be blocked.

Other Information

Death messaging
A plaintive look passes across a brawny gigas shield-maiden's eyes like a fleeting shadow as she goes still in death.
Combat messaging

Spell prep

A brawny gigas shield-maiden raises a fist to the heavens as her eyes begin to glow like molten gold.

Shield Push

A brawny gigas shield-maiden raises her golden targe and attempts to push you away!
[SMR result: 150 (Open d100: 87)]
Your size considerably hinders your defense!
The gigas shield-maiden's push connects!
You flail backwards, knocked temporarily off-balance!
Roundtime: 9 sec.

Shield Strike

A brawny gigas shield-maiden launches a quick bash with her golden targe at you!
[SMR result: 81 (Open d100: 18)]
You are unaffected by a brawny gigas shield-maiden's futile bash!
In a display of martial precision, a brawny gigas shield-maiden thrusts with a gold-tipped heavy spear at you!
  AS: +576 vs DS: +524 with AvD: +26 + d100 roll: +24 = +102
   ... and hits for 1 point of damage!
   Blow slides along your ribs.
  Almost tickles.

Aura of the Arkati (1614)

A brawny gigas shield-maiden brings her fists together in a martial gesture toward you!
A brilliant aura begins to radiate from the gigas shield-maiden!
  CS: +482 - TD: +474 + CvA: +6 + d100: +74 - +5 == +83
  Warded off!
  You are briefly startled, but quickly regain your composure.

Judgment (1630)

A brawny gigas shield-maiden brings her fists together in a martial gesture toward you!
A brawny gigas shield-maiden becomes enshrouded in a swirling vortex of energy that quickly expands outward from her, forming an ethereal sphere!
A blast of multihued plasma flares out from the center of the ethereal sphere, striking you!
Starburst patterns of pale blue light sweep forward from your chest and infuse the deep blue glow with their energy.
  CS: +482 - TD: +499 + CvA: -4 + d100: +15 - +5 == -11
  Warded off!

The ethereal sphere in a brawny gigas shield-maiden's hand vanishes from sight.
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