I wish to embody in my world the power for a PC to show into an kind of side of nature based mostly on considered one of a number of animals in my present marketing campaign. I’m utilizing the transformation course of for changing into a Dragonborn in Races of the Dragon as the premise for a way the mechanics of the transformation would work. I simply want set of “templates” for them to vary into (Dragon born works in a wierd world between template and races. My second stab at a the primary one, themed to being a gorilla avatar. Further races I am contemplating are: Elephant, Lion, Bear, Hawk, Leopard, Turtle, Shark, and Dolphin.
Avatar of Nature (Gorilla)
Upon finishing the ritual of rebirth you a emerge a side of nature’s divine fury. Your pores and skin is now coated with a layer of thick black fur and your you face have morphed into the a distinctly simian type. You’re barely bigger that typical on your earlier race, however don’t change measurement classes
Subtype: animal-blooded, you acquire the animal-blooded subtype, all apells feats and different talents that concentrate on animals could also be gained/use by you.
Stat Bonuses: +2 Str, -2 Int
Base Velocity: 30ft Land, 15ft Climb(solely usable whereas carrying a lightweight load and will need to have fingers free).
Darkvision out to 60ft.
A Gorilla Avatar has a +2 Pure Armor bonus.
Pure Weapons: A Gorilla Avatar has two slam assaults dealing 1d4. Every assault is unusable if an merchandise is held the corresponding hand. Examples
Carrying a brief sword: one assault, carrying a sword and defend: no assaults
A Gorilla Avatar has a +2 racial bonus on Climb checks and might at all times select to take 10 on Climb checks, even when rushed or threatened.
Brachiation: A Gorilla Avatar might choose Brachiation, even when he does not meet the necessities.
Computerized Languages: Gora(Secret language comprehensible by solely different gorilla avatars just like Druidic)
Favored Class: Barbarian or Ranger