A cyclopskin (pronounced: /ˈsklpskɪnSY-klops-kin[3] Loudspeaker listen) is a smaller version of a cyclops.[1]


Typical cyclopskin stands 7.5 ft (2.3 m) and weights 350 lb (158.8 kg).[1] These one-eyed monsters have poor depth perception and do not use missile weapons very well.[2]


In combat, most cyclopskin prefer to use clubs or bardiche polearms and dress in dirty garments of animal hide.[2] Unlike all giant-kin, cyclopskin cannot throw boulders, because they are less accurate having only a single eye.[1]


Most cyclopskin live alone or travel in small bands looking for prey and suitable captives.[1] A number of such bands lived in Starspur in the Starspire Mountains of Tethyr.[4]


All cyclopskin believed they descended from the strong line of Annam, but most giants suspected these runts came from one of Othea affairs.[5]



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  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 Doug Stewart (June 1993). Monstrous Manual. (TSR, Inc), p. 133. ISBN 1-5607-6619-0.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gary Gygax (August 1983). Monster Manual II 1st edition. (TSR, Inc), p. 27. ISBN 0-88038-031-4.
  3. Frank Mentzer (January 1985). “Ay pronunseeAYshun gyd”. In Kim Mohan ed. Dragon #93 (TSR, Inc.), p. 26.
  4. Steven E. Schend (1997). Lands of Intrigue: Book One: Tethyr. (TSR, Inc.), p. 69. ISBN 0-7869-0697-9.
  5. Ray Winninger (August 1995). Giantcraft. (TSR, Inc), p. 16. ISBN 0-7869-0163-2.


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True Giant Offshoots
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