Hengeyokai Subraces: Badger: +2 Endurance, in beast mode you gain a Burrow speed equal to half your land speed. Home Page – Article (Ecology of the Hengeyokai) Play as a furry? * Pathfinder, Starfinder, Older D&D Editions (4E, 3.x, 2E, 1E, OD&D), D&D. While I was working on the article, two themes emerged: hengeyokai were extremely . Just like the 4e designers felt there were too many “dragon-men” and.

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Of course, some of those stories also depict them as seductive predators who eat their would-be lovers, either before or after the sex, but that is why they call them monster girls.

Fox, Hengeyokai (4e Race)

Reset Fields Log in. Home of user-generated, homebrew pages! Spellcasting DC is You can communicate simple concepts and commands to such creatures, but they are under no compulsion to obey you, and their knowledge is restricted by their experience and mobility.

A more obscure hengeyokai, the kawauso are jovial and friendly shapeshifting otters, who mostly take on human form to play tricks and buy booze. You can deceive not only others but your very own nature to take on the appearance of another.

Terms and Conditions for Non-Human Visitors. I suppose that’s why humans have it in the first place. Hengeyokai in their true animal form jengeyokai almost exactly like the animal form they’re based on, although they’re usually a bit larger in size. Your Intelligence Score increases by 1 Honey Badger.

In hybrid form, a sparrow has a Speed of 20ft and a Fly of 20ft. Several subraces exist, hengeykai by the kind of animal form they can assume. Views Page Discussion Edit History. In hengeyoiai form, a cat is Tiny, has a Speed of 30ft, an AC of 14, 2 claw attacks doing 1d damage each, a bite attack doing 1d damage, a Strength of 3, a Dexterity of 15, and a Constitution of It ehngeyokai seems confusing though about the benefit for Nature’s Mask in regards to being a hybrid of the animal and human forms.

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When in animal or hybrid form, can stay underwater for minutes. They stand on their hind legs or similar appendages to the height of their human form. Canine Form When shifting out of human form, your form becomes your canine form to the degree that you choose.

A Ranger or Seeker or any other ranged type Hengeyokai could go easily go to a high, hard to reach place, and attack without much in the way of retaliation from some enemies. In human form, you can understand these beasts but cannot directly communicate with them. For example, a dog Hengeyokai will have dog ears and a dog nengeyokai. I’d love to be published in Dragon someday myself, but I just don’t think this niche race adds anything to the game besides bloat.

Originally Posted by Kamikaze Midget. There are, however, various tales of Shifters evolving from Hengeyokai or Hengeiyokai evolving from shifters, but tales and legends need not bear any veracity. Its physical ability scores in animal form are average for its animal type, as shown on Table.

Their aliases tend to have some allusion to something sacred, and hengsyokai also likely to end in the -ri suffix. You gain a movement benefit based on your form For example, if you choose Cat for your animal form, you gain a climb speed equal to your speed. Examples are Inari, Ikari,Inori, etc. Description Hengeyokai are intelligent, shapechanging animals, able to shift freely between human and animal forms, as well as a bipedal, animalistic form. For example, a sparrow hengeyokai might have a sharply pointed nose, while a rat hengeyokai might have beady eyes and a long mustache.

Placing such high value on henheyokai means they also tend toward neutral to good, though if twisted enough pursuit of freedom could lead to vile interpretations of how that would be achieved or maintained. Luckily, Intimidate is a Charisma-based skill.

Hengeyokai in hybrid form retain their low-light vision and the ability to communicate with animals of their type. Choose one of these or consult your DM if you have an alternate idea. In hybrid form have advantage on Perception checks detecting others. Your Intelligence score and Charisma score each increases by 1. And cleanse it in the fires of destruction.

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Join Date Jan Posts 2, The term is actually pretty rare, and more usually these critters are identified as “bakemono” instead.

Ecology of the Hengeyokai (+ New Race Option!) – Page 5

It is best to consult your DM in case of any restrictions on those choices or for additional options. You gain a movement benefit based on your form. In animal form, opponents suffer a -6 penalty to their Surprise forms against owl hengeyokai. The reasons can be as varied as the shapes the race may wear. Hegneyokai Racial Traits -2 Wisdom. Your Hybrid Form is considered your “true” form in which you have a humanoid body but the face of your animal.

Hengeyokai can be any range of alignments, but tend toward neutral to chaotic in regards to order. Bear Form When shifting out of human form, your form becomes your bear form to the degree that you choose. Mujina are territorial loners that are more likely to attack another of their race on sight for trespassing than engage in pleasantries. Racial Traits Average Height: For example, a Hengeyokai that has the form of a red fox retain the bright red hair in fully human form.


Pack Tactics You have advantage on an attack roll against a creature if at least one of the your allies is within 5 feet of the creature and the ally isn’t incapacitated. At levels 5, 9, 13, 17, 20, 23, 27, and 30 the fox hengeyokai can choose to grow an extra tail so a level 5 fox hengeyokai could chose to have two tails instead of one, while a level 17 fox may choose to have anywhere between one and five tails. Axe Beak Monster Manual p.