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Giant goats were a rare, larger than usual species of goat.[1][2]


On average a giant goat grew to be 5 ft (1.5 m) tall at the shoulder. They grew long, sharp horns.[2]


When confronting opponents, giant goats mimicked their smaller kin by charging and ramming with their horns.[1][2]


Giant goats were rather reclusive.[2]


Giant goats were a herbivorous species.[2]


These creatures were typically found in hilly regions.[2]

Giant goats were known to inhabit the Stonelands,[3] Hartsvale,[4] and Deadstone Cleft.[5]


Some creatures were known to domesticate and herd giant goats, such as stone giants.[3]

Occasionally giant goats were used as mounts,[6] especially by druids that frequented mountainous regions.[7]


A giant goat could be summoned by the conjure animals spell.[8]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford, Christopher Perkins (2014-09-30). Monster Manual 5th edition. Edited by Scott Fitzgerald Gray. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 326. ISBN 978-0786965614.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 Gary Gygax (December 1977). Monster Manual, 1st edition. (TSR, Inc), p. 47. ISBN 0-9356-9600-8.
  3. 3.0 3.1 James Butler, Elizabeth T. Danforth, Jean Rabe (September 1994). “The Stonelands and the Goblin Marches”. In Karen S. Boomgarden ed. Elminster's Ecologies (TSR, Inc), p. 24. ISBN 1-5607-6917-3.
  4. Jay Africa (2016). In Dire Need (DDAL5-04) (PDF). Edited by Claire Hoffman, Travis Woodall. D&D Adventurers League: Storm King's Thunder (Wizards of the Coast), p. 13.
  5. Christopher Perkins (September 6, 2016). Storm King's Thunder. Edited by Kim Mohan, Michele Carter. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 147. ISBN 978-0786966004.
  6. Douglas Niles (1995). Player's Option: Skills & Powers. (TSR, Inc), p. 78. ISBN 0-7869-0149-7.
  7. Roger E. Moore (September 1994). “Branching Out All Over”. In Kim Mohan ed. Dragon #209 (TSR, Inc.), p. 14.
  8. Gary Gygax (1979). Dungeon Masters Guide 1st edition. (TSR, Inc.), p. 222. ISBN 0-9356-9602-4.