Though Goblins are not particularly bright or powerful, they can prove dangerous in large numbers. As such, goblins are often troublesome to adventurers and groups of them are sometimes employed as guards. Though some goblins are tough, others are noticeably weaker.
- "While Goblins are often considered little more than a nuisance, an unchecked population can often balloon into a serious threat to normally civilized areas." ("Examine" Description, NWN)