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Earth Elemental, Elder

This hulking, roughly humanoid creature of dirt and stone explodes up from the earth, faceless save for two glowing gemstone eyes.

Elder Earth Elemental CR 11

XP 12,800
N Huge outsider (earth, elemental, extraplanar)
Init –1; Senses darkvision 60 ft., tremorsense 60 ft.; Perception +19


AC 23, touch 7, flat-footed 23 (–1 Dex, +16 natural, –2 size)
hp 168 (16d10+80)
Fort +15, Ref +4, Will +10
DR 10/—; Immune elemental traits


Speed 20 ft., burrow 20 ft., earth glide
Melee 2 slams +26 (2d10+12/19–20)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 15 ft.
Special Attacks earth mastery


Str 34, Dex 8, Con 21, Int 10, Wis 11, Cha 11
Base Atk +16; CMB +30; CMD 39
Feats Awesome Blow, Cleave, Greater Bull Rush, Greater Overrun, Improved Bull RushB, Improved Critical (slam), Improved Overrun, Improved Sunder, Power Attack
Skills Appraise +19, Climb +31, Knowledge (dungeoneering) +19, Knowledge (planes) +19, Perception +19, Stealth +10
Languages Terran


Earth Glide (Ex)

A burrowing earth elemental can pass through stone, dirt, or almost any other sort of earth except metal as easily as a fish swims through water. If protected against fire damage, it can even glide through lava. Its burrowing leaves behind no tunnel or hole, nor does it create any ripple or other sign of its presence. A move earth spell cast on an area containing a burrowing earth elemental flings the elemental back 30 feet, stunning the creature for 1 round unless it succeeds on a DC 15 Fortitude save.

Earth Mastery (Ex)

An earth elemental gains a +1 bonus on attack and damage rolls if both it and its foe are touching the ground. If an opponent is airborne or waterborne, the elemental takes a –4 penalty on attack and damage rolls. These modifiers apply to bull rush and overrun maneuvers, whether the elemental is initiating or resisting these kinds of attacks. (These modifiers are not included in the statistics block.)
Source: Chris Malidore

3rd Party Publisher Options (NwP)

When captured by a monster trainer, earth elementals grant the trainer access to earth elemental spells.