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Giant Robot

An observer should not be fooled by the unchanging expression of the giant robot’s electronic eyes, because there is surely something deep going on behind them. Giant robots are the last step in technological evolution, scientific wonders that astound everyone by their lifelike movements and, above all, their free will. Giant robots range in temperament from the angst-ridden soul-searchers and psychopathic war machines to the naive innocents and the stalwart protectors … just like other beings, but with rocket thrusters and deadly weapons. A giant robot is certainly more than meets the eye.

Despite appearances, giant robots are not really alive; they are machines that do not get sick, do not need food, and do not even need to breathe. As machines, they have certain advantages over living organisms: they can customize their bodies. Under thick metal armor, giant robots can hide all sorts of equipment and can keep adding and changing parts as desired. Further tinkering gives them the power to fly, adds even tougher armor, increases their size, and gives them the power to destroy buildings … and their opponents.

A tech genius is the giant robot’s best friend, with the sentai member the most trusted companion. Mecha pilots relate strangely with giant robots, mostly because they keep looking for the cockpit. There are tales of giant robots that can interface with the mystical forces of dynamic sorcerers and magical girls, but such models are extremely rare. Martial artists, samurai, and ninja do not hold mechanical power in high esteem, and monster trainers, hot rods, and gun bunnies prefer their own “mascots.” Students and adventurers regularly befriend giant robots.

Hit Die d10.

Ability Scores Dexterity is important to a giant robot because of its lack of Constitution. Avoiding attacks means damage will make it through the Armor less frequently. Strength is important for any giant robot engaging in melee combat and a high Intelligence will help with its Skills.

Requirement A giant robot must acquire the Construct race (costs 4 Character Points) to represent its mechanical body.

Skills

The giant robot’s class skills (and the key Ability for each) are: Computer Use (Int), Drive (Int or Dex), Knowledge: Electronics (Int), Knowledge: Mechanics (Int), Knowledge: Military Sciences (Int), Knowledge: Police Sciences (Int), Power lifting (Str), Repair (Int), Speak Languages (Int), Heavy Weapons, Melee Attack, Special Ranged Attack, and Unarmed Defense.

Skill Points at 1st Level = (2 + Int Modifier) x 4

Skill Points at Each Additional Level = 2 + Int modifier

Table: Giant Robot
Level Base Attack Bonus Fort Save Ref Save Will Save Special
+1 +0 +2 +0 +0 Features +1
+2 +1 +3 +0 +0 Armor +1
+3 +2 +3 +1 +1 +2 Character Points
+4 +3 +4 +1 +1 Flight +1
+5 +3 +4 +1 +1 +3 Character Points
+6 +4 +5 +2 +2 Massive Damage +1
+7 +5 +5 +2 +2 Armor +1, Features +1
+8 +6/+1 +6 +2 +2 +2 Character Points
+9 +6/+1 +6 +3 +3 Flight +1
+10 +7/+2 +7 +3 +3 Size Change (Growth) +1
+11 +8/+3 +7 +3 +3 Features +1, Flight +1
+12 +9/+4 +8 +4 +4 Armor +1
+13 +9/+4 +8 +4 +4 +2 Character Points
+14 +10/+5 +9 +4 +4 Massive Damage +1
+15 +11/+6/+1 +9 +5 +5 +3 Character Points
+16 +12/+7/+2 +10 +5 +5 Features +1
+17 +12/+7/+2 +10 +5 +5 Armor +1
+18 +13/+8/+3 +11 +6 +6 Flight +1
+19 +14/+9/+4 +11 +6 +6 +2 Character Points
+20 +15/+10/+5 +12 +6 +6 +4 Character Points