Lava golem

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Lava golem
Lava golem.jpg
Level 56
Family Golem family creatures
Body Type Biped
Area(s) Found Eye of V'Tull
BCS Yes
HP
Speed
Attack Attributes
Physical Attacks
pound 325 AS
Defense Attributes
Armor
 ? ASG
Defensive Strength (DS)
Melee 220
Ranged
Bolt
Unarmed Defense Factor
UDF
Target Defense (TD)
Bard Base
Cleric Base
Empath Base
Paladin Base
Ranger Base
Sorcerer Base
Wizard Base
Minor Elemental
Major Elemental
Minor Spiritual
Major Spiritual
Minor Mental
Treasure Attributes
Coins
Gems
Magic Items
Boxes
Skin
Other

The lava golem is a mammoth construct of molten red hot rock and white hot eyes. Towering over twelve feet in height, it surely weighs several tons.

Hunting strategies

Lava Golems are very similar to other golem creatures, such as Ice Golems. They are death crit and stun immune, though they still take the damage and display the messaging from various critical ranks. Therefore, they can be legged. Melee users can probably prevent their weapon from heating up by utilizing an Ice Flaring weapon (see below).

Lava Golems use a multi-strike type attack that gains in attack strength as it connects. Like all other lava golem strikes, you are subject to "mini crits."

A lava golem pounds at you with its fist!
 AS: +325 vs DS: +287 with AvD: +44 + d100 roll: +49 = +131
  ... and hits for 6 points of damage!
  Glancing blow to your right leg!
  Your invar shin guards absorbs some of the heat.
  *** Heat from the attack burns you! ***
  ... 10 points of damage!
  Burst of flames to right leg burns skin bright red.
A lava golem pounds at you with its fist!
 AS: +350 vs DS: +287 with AvD: +44 + d100 roll: +56 = +163
  ... and hits for 14 points of damage!
  Blow raises a welt on your right arm.
   Your muscle cuirass absorbs some of the heat.
  *** Heat from the attack burns you! ***
  ... 1 point of damage!
  Minor burns to right arm.  That hurts a bit.
A lava golem tries to ensnare you!
 AS: +385 vs DS: +280 with AvD: +44 + d100 roll: +46 = +195
  ... and hits for 10 points of damage!
  Attempt to snare chest shrugged off.
  Your muscle cuirass absorbs some of the heat.
  *** The heat engulfs you! ***
  ... 1 point of damage!
  Minor burns to chest.  That hurts a bit.

Your muscle cuirass cools down some.

Your invar shin guards cool down some.

Lava Golems also have a unique lava boil maneuver style attack.

A lava golem hurls a glob of lava at you!
You make a good effort to avoid the lava! [d100:75]
The lava hits you squarely in your right leg!
Your invar shin guards softens the blow and absorbs some of the heat.
  ... 7 points of damage!
  Blow grazes your right leg.
  ... 5 points of damage!
  Minor burns to right leg.  That hurts a bit.

Other information

Hitting golems, and being hit by them, causes your weapon and armor to heat up, which eventually will pulse damage against you. This only needs to happen a couple times before you start taking damage. The items "cool off" naturally over time. For weapons, this can probably be negated using an Ice Flaring weapon.

Your invar shin guards cool some, but are still hot enough to do damage!
  ... 5 points of damage!
  Minor burns to right leg.  That hurts a bit.

Looting golems require a free hand and will provide you a gem, at the cost of causing a wound.

References

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