Questions tagged [goliath]

For questions about goliaths, a race found in several editions of D&D that represent large grey-skinned humanoids.

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Do Player Characters with a powerful build deal more melee damage like a monster would? [duplicate]

I have a player in one of the games I'm running that's a Goliath Paladin. He uses a greataxe and recently asked me if he could deal more damage like a "Large" monster could since he has a ...
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Do Goliaths get cold resistance from the Mountain Born trait?

There seems to be a discrepancy between sources for the Goliath's 'Mountain Born' racial trait. Volo's Guide to Monsters (p. 109) includes the following description for the trait: You're acclimated ...
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What is the origin of the goliath race in the Forgotten Realms?

I've always assumed that the goliath race are half-giants or pygmy giants or something like that. Something related to giants. In the descriptions of the goliath race in 5e (in Volo's Guide to ...
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What does a typical goliath look like?

After reading this question, it seems that there's very little to go on from D&D 5e regarding what a goliath typically looks like. We have an image, but that's just an example of one individual ...
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Can someone explain this Goliath physical description?

I'm creating a female Goliath character. Though the D&D Beyond description does not give much information about physical appearance (such as eye color and skin color), I did find an explanation ...
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Are Goliaths able to wield large-sized weapons?

With the new Elemental Evil Player's Companion released awhile ago, Goliaths were added to 5e. I'm unfamiliar with 3.5 and previous editions, but I know that they were included and wielding large ...