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Tarvus
2009-04-05, 02:51 AM
Well the dragons been slain and were of to the city to get some upgraded equipment and commision some magic.

And involved in the acquisition of this equipment is a water elemental. Long story really short, I need the aprox. volume of a water elemental.

Regards

Eloel
2009-04-05, 04:00 AM
Small Water Elemental? 34/62.4 cubic ft
Medium Water Elemental? 280/62.4 cubic ft
Large Water Elemental? 2250/62.4 cubic ft
Huge Water Elemental? 18000/62.4 cubic ft
Greater Water Elemental? 21000/62.4 cubic ft
Elder Water Elemental? 24000/62.4 cubic ft

Fizban
2009-04-05, 06:03 AM
I have no idea how you got those numbers, but here's what I'd do: find the volume of water based on the given elemental's weight. Following this, the volumes are:

Small: 0.5 cu. ft.
Medium: 4.3 cu. ft.
Large: 36.1 cu. ft.
Huge: 288.4 cu. ft.
Greater: 336.5 cu. ft.
Elder: 384.6 cu. ft.

Edit: *facepalm* The numbers for the above poster are the weights of elemental/weight of cubic foot of water. He simply didn't feel like doing the math I guess.

Eloel
2009-04-05, 06:06 AM
Edit: *facepalm* The numbers for the above poster are the weights of elemental/weight of cubic foot of water. He simply didn't feel like doing the math I guess.

Basically, yeah :smallwink:

Tehnar
2009-04-05, 06:43 AM
Switch over to the metric system, you know you want to...

Also couldn't you use the space of a creature as its volume (well it would be a very rough approximation, but it could work). So a large water elemental would have a volume of a 1000 cubic feet.

jcsw
2009-04-05, 06:55 AM
very rough indeed, it's 30 times the figures from the calculations from weight.

Ascension
2009-04-05, 01:00 PM
"Fighting space" is not necessarily indicative of how much area the creature really takes up so much as it is an indication of how much area the creature can absolutely control. "Long" creatures still are represented by a square on the map not because they are square, but because their zone of control is.

...

Or at least that's how I rationalize it.

Chronos
2009-04-05, 01:10 PM
"Fighting space" is not necessarily indicative of how much area the creature really takes up so much as it is an indication of how much area the creature can absolutely control. "Long" creatures still are represented by a square on the map not because they are square, but because their zone of control is.Yeah, it'd be pretty silly if every human in D&D were five feet wide, and even sillier if the halflings were too.

Keld Denar
2009-04-05, 01:49 PM
Yeah, it'd be pretty silly if every human in D&D were five feet wide, and even sillier if the halflings were too.

But some halflings ARE!!!! What? They like food!

Olo Demonsbane
2009-04-05, 08:01 PM
And they are perfectly square :smallbiggrin:

Khanderas
2009-04-06, 09:03 AM
Switch over to the metric system, you know you want to...
Yes.. join the rest of the world :)

1 cubic decimeter = 1 kilo.
1 cubic meter = 1000 kilo = 1 ton

Easy math once we know either the weight or volume at each size.