A giant is an extraordinarily large humanoid creature, often with eldritch powers. Although frequently depicted as dull-witted, some giants are capable magicians, powerful fighters, or possessed of magical powers.
Types of Giant in MythologyEdit
Creatures of Greek legend, who rose up against the Titans.
The hundred-handed, creatures defeated in primordial times by the Titans.
The "wheel-eyed", one-eyed giants of Greek mythology.
Norse giants, the frost giants of Niflheim and the fire giants of Muspelheim.
Giants of Anglo-Irish myth.
Giants in Dungeons & DragonsEdit
The giants in D&D are clasically divided into:
- Hill Giants
- Stone Giants
- Cloud Giants
- Fire Giants
- Frost Giants
- Storm Giants