Giant Killer (Orog, Ranger Archetype)
The blood of giants course through an orog’s veins, a legacy of their ogre heritage. While most orogs pay this legacy no heed, some seek to tap into the wellspring of power that lies just below the surface of their skin. The giant killer draws upon the powers of his giant heritage and uses them more easily destroy their most hated enemies. Class FeaturesThe giant slayer has the following class features. Favored Enemy (Ex)
A giant killer must select humanoid (giant) as his first favored enemy. Giant Empathy (Ex)
This is exactly like wild empathy ability, except that the giant killer can improve the initial attitude of a humanoid creature with the giant subtype, or an animal . Over-Sized Weapon (Ex)
At 2nd level, a giant killer can wield weapons of one size category greater than normal that he is proficient with without penalty. This ability replaces the combat style feat gained at 2nd level.
Hereditary Bond (Su)
At 4th level, a giant killer forms a bond with his giant heritage. This bond allows the giant killer to increase his size (as enlarge person) as a standard action for 1 minute per giant killer level. This ability causes him to instantly grow twice his height, multiply his weight by 8, and increase his size category by one category (Small to Medium, Medium to Large, etc.). He also gains a +2 size bonus to Strength, a –2 size penalty to Dexterity (to a minimum of 1), and a –1 penalty on attack rolls and AC due to his increased size.
At 9th level, the size bonus to Strength increases to +4 and he also gains a +2 size bonus to Constitution.
At 14th level, a giant killer can use this ability to assume the form of a frost giant, fire giant, hill giant, or stone giant. Every minute in giant form counts as two minutes against the giant killer’s total number of minutes per day. In all other respects, this effect functions as the giant form I spell.
A giant killer can use this ability once per day at 4th level, and one additional time per day for every three levels beyond 4th, to a total of six times per day at 19th level. This ability replaces hunter’s bond.
Giant Bane (Su)
At 5th level, a giant killer can imbue one of his weapons with the bane weapon special ability as a swift action. This ability only functions against humanoid creatures with the giant subtype and while the giant killer wields the weapon. If dropped or taken, the weapon resumes granting this ability if it is r