OK, I've been poking around on the net, and there are some contradictions.
In Exile 3, gorgons are giant humanoids that look like efreeti (or big demons) and seem to have no resemblance to either the Greek gorgons (medusa, etc) or the D&D ones (bull-like with clattering hooves). In Exile 3 they breathe sleep clouds.
In Avernum, I haven't seen them. I assume they look similar. I have found claims on the net that they petrify characters, or that they use forcecages. Are either or both of those true? And are the sleep clouds gone?
-- Slarty 06:57, 14 October 2006 (PDT)
- A3 gorgons...
1) Look nothing like Greek gorgons 2) Might possibly be described as being "golem-like" in A3 3) No longer look like blue-tinted giants; they are about the height of a golem and have lines etched into their back 4) Only fire forcecage beams, as far as I know. --Rakshasi2 08:07, 14 October 2006 (PDT)
I looked at the gorgon data for BoA. They fire forcecage beams. They no longer have sleep clouds and they don't petrify. They are immune to acid and poison. They are listed as a stone/golem creature type, but they don't look like golems. -- Dikiyoba 22:18, 14 October 2006 (PDT)