- This article is about the construct subtype. For creatures that have been described generically as robots, see automaton and clockwork. For the construct-like race sometimes confused with robots, see android.
Robots, sometimes also known as metal men, are constructs of otherworldly design and manufacture that first came to Golarion long ago in ships that crashed on the plains of Numeria. They emerged, or were recovered, from its scattered ruins, but seemed to resist all methods of control, obeying a logic or programming all their own. The only exception to this were the gearsmen, humanoid robots found in great numbers by the Technic League in the ruins of Silver Mount in Starfall.1
Some ingenious Numerian orcs have mastered 'taming' robots to serve as intimidating metallic mounts. Their control of these so-called 'mounts' is far from complete as orcs struggle with even basic comprehension of the strange, alien technology that underpins their robotic steeds.2
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