Goliath Juggernaut

"Everybody! Move!"

Prerequisite: Goliath

You are a horrific and awe-inspiring sight on any battlefield. When working in mercenary units as a means to shatter an enemy’s defensive line, you and your fellow juggernauts use a combination of brute strength and cunning tactics to crush anything in your path. Many armies have seen their shield-lines falter under the crushing cascade of goliath juggernauts and many commanders have come to fear your presence in any conflict.

However, your unpredictable methods makes you a controversial addition to the rosters of any army. No one can tell what will happen when you enter the fray, and you’ve discovered that some commanders prefer to avoid using your skills altogether due to your rumored capriciousness. However, this purported impulsiveness has a purpose: If your foe can’t anticipate your next move, you are more likely to succeed at your chosen task.

When you choose the life of an adventurer, whatever your reasons for doing so, you use your knowledge of tactics to become a truly efficient part of the team with which you journey. In combat, you prefer to place yourself in the middle of the fray so that you can cause as much chaos as possible in as short a period as is required. However, you don’t position yourself in this manner consistently enough to become predictable. Also, you are not without wits. Many discount your ability to anticipate your foe’s maneuvering and tactics, which can cause them to underestimate you and ultimately lead you to success.

GOLIATH JUGGERNAUT PATH FEATURES

    Rampaging Action (11th level): When you spend an action point to make an attack, if you hit with the attack you knock all enemies adjacent to one target you hit prone.
    Warborn (11th level): Your maximum hit points increase by 10.
    Battlefield Warcry (16th level): Whenever you first become bloodied in an encounter, you and each ally within 5 squares of you gain a +2 bonus to attack rolls until the end of your next turn.

Goliath Juggernaut Attack 11Drive Them to Their Knees

You smash your foe to the ground even while the wound from your last attack is still fresh.

Encounter        Weapon
Free Action      Melee 1

Trigger: You hit an enemy with a melee weapon attack

Target: The triggering enemy

Effect: The triggering attack deals 1[W] extra damage and the target falls prone.


Goliath Juggernaut Utility 12Undeniable Tenacity

You wade through the battlefield, shrugging off lesser wounds.

Daily        Stance
Move Action  

Effect: You enter the undeniable tenacity stance. Until the stance ends, you increase any resistances you have by an amount equal to your Constitution modifier.


Goliath Juggernaut Attack 20Annihilating Strike

You crush your enemy and drive it before you.

Daily        Reliable, Weapon
Standard Action      Melee weapon

Target: One creature

Attack: Strength or Constitution vs. Fortitude

Hit: 5[W] + your Strength modifier + your Constitution modifier damage. You can slide the target 2 squares and then shift 2 squares to a square adjacent to the target.


Published in Dragon Magazine 386, page(s) 57.