Golem
GOLEM lvl Book
Wax CR 3 B 4
Carrion CR 4 B 2
Junk CR 4 B 4
Ice CR 5 B 1
Blood CR 6 B 4
Wood CR 6 B 1
Flesh CR 7 B 1
Bone CR 8 B 3
Glass CR 8 B 2
Alche-
-mical
CR 9 B 2
Coral CR 9 B 4
Clay CR 10 B 1
Lead CR 10 B 5
Crystal CR 11 B 5
Stone CR 11 B 1
Clockwork CR 12 B 2
Fossil CR 12 B 3
Iron CR 13 B 1
Brass CR 14 B 3
Cannon CR 15 B 3
Mithril CR 16 B 2
Ada-
mantine
CR 19 B 2
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Nature: Creature Subtype
Type of: Construct

Golems are magically created automatons of great power. They stand apart from other constructs in the nature of their animating force:

Golems are granted their magical life via an elemental spirit, typically that of an earth elemental. The process of creating a golem binds the spirit to the artificial body, merging it with this specially prepared vessel and subjecting it to the will of the golem's creator.

As such, golems are the one type of construct created through the type of magic known as "elemental binding" (the same field used to make the skyships and suchlike).

Being mindless, golems do nothing without orders from their creators. They follow instructions explicitly and are incapable of complex strategy or tactics. A golem's creator can command it if the golem is within 60 feet and can see & hear its creator. If uncommanded, a golem usually follows its last instruction to the best of its ability, though if attacked it returns the attack.

The creator can give the golem a simple command to govern its actions in his absence, or can order the golem to obey the commands of another, but the golem's creator can always resume control by commanding the golem to obey him alone.
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Golem Traits

Immunity to Magic (Ex): Perhaps the most distinct & defining trait common to all golems is that they are entirely immune to any spell or spell-like ability that allows Spell Resistance.

However, each type of golem has 2 to 4 specific exceptions to this; certain spells & effects that function differently against the creature. Which spells these are, and what effect they have when used against that type of golem, is given in the individual creature's writeup.

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