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Hill giants were giants of low intelligence that lived in hilly areas. They spoke Jotunhaug and Jotun.[3]

Physical descriptionEdit

Hill giants were short and stocky in comparison to other giants. They were extremely muscular, capable of hurling boulders up to 300 lbs. through the air. The reason hill giants appeared to be more muscular than other giants was because of their shorter limbs, but taller giants, such as fomorians, were still much more powerful.[citation needed]

EcologyEdit

A hill giant's metabolism was very high, and as a result, it had to eat a great quantity of food for a creature of its type. It was not averse to eating demihumans, but would eat almost anything.[4]

SocietyEdit

In hill giant society, the most evil act that could be committed was the betrayal of one's tribe.[5] A hill giant family (a huslyder) was usually large and communal.[6] The ordning (social ranking) of hill giants was determined by a combination of an individual's physical strength and eating ability.[7]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Skip Williams, Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook (July 2003). Monster Manual 3.5. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 123–124. ISBN 0-7869-2893-X.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ray Winninger (August 1995). Giantcraft. (TSR, Inc), p. 19. ISBN 0-7869-0163-2.
  3. Ray Winninger (August 1995). Giantcraft. (TSR, Inc), p. 27. ISBN 0-7869-0163-2.
  4. Ray Winninger (August 1995). Giantcraft. (TSR, Inc), p. 16. ISBN 0-7869-0163-2.
  5. Ray Winninger (August 1995). Giantcraft. (TSR, Inc), p. 14. ISBN 0-7869-0163-2.
  6. Ray Winninger (August 1995). Giantcraft. (TSR, Inc), p. 23. ISBN 0-7869-0163-2.
  7. Ray Winninger (August 1995). Giantcraft. (TSR, Inc), p. 25. ISBN 0-7869-0163-2.
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