Common figures in Jewish folklore,[Footnote 2] the most famous is the one created by the mystic Maharal.[Footnote 3] Having no physical or emotional weakness, they're excellent tools of destruction and can be used bot for protection and oppression.
In the series
"It's My Birthday, Too"
In "It's My Birthday, Too", Harry Dresden and Molly Carpenter have fought a slime golem, resulting in them being coated with its stinking slime. While the clothes have to be destroyed, duster, staff and blasting rod can be salvaged.
In "Day Off", a barbed-wire golem is mentioned.
In "Down Town", managed by his master, the golem attacks and kills two people, and kidnaps a third victim under the eyes of Karrin Murphy and Henry Rawlins, who fail to block him. later on. At Sam Fogle's murder scene, Harry Dresden gathers a piece of the golem, which later almost kills Molly Carpenter but is later used to track down the golem in Undertown.