Raksasa

The Raksasa are a supernatural race of mystics and astrologers. They stand 9 to 10 feet tall and weight about 500 pounds, and rippling with powerful muscles. Their skin is usually purple, but can also be ivory black or rich dark brown. They typically wear blue or green silk sarongs. Raksasas have the power to change their shape at will and appear as animals or humans. They are very long-lived, but not immortal. They gained supernatural powers by studying the movements of the stars and planets. Raksasa subsist on mainly on large mammals, including sheep and goats.

According to legends, the raksasa was the original inhabitants of Langa long before humans. The city of Champaka, one of the most beautiful cities at the time, was constructed by raksasa builders. Two hundred years after their arrival to Langa, the raksasa were defeated by an alliance of human tribes, and they fled to Bakasura.

Game Information

RAKSASA

Type: 6th Level Humanoid (Giant)
Size: Large
Speed: 30 ft.
Abilities: Str +6, Dex +1, Con +3, Int +3, Wis +2, Cha +2
Skills: Concentration 9 (+11), Craft or Knowledge (any one) 9 (+12), Diplomacy 9 (+11), Disguise 4 (+6)*, Notice 9 (+11), Stealth 9 (+6)
Feats: Blind FightB, Cleave, Double StrikeB, Heavy Armour TrainingB, Light Armour Training B, Improved Initative, Improved StrikeB, Powers (3)B, Skill Training, Weapon TrainingB
Traits: Change Shape, Darkvision 90 ft., Powers (rank 9, Cha, save Difficulty 15, Illusion +11, Light Shaping +11, Mind Touch +11)
Combat: Attack +4 (-1 size, +4 base, +1 Dex), Damage +10 (lashing staff, crit 19-20/+3) or +8 (claws), Defence Dodge/Parry +4/+9 (-1 size, +4 base, +1 Dex/+6 Str), Initiative +5
Saving Throws: Toughness +6 (+2 size, +3 Con, +1 natural), Fortitude +8 (+5 base, +3 Con), Reflex +3 (+2 base, +1 Dex), Will +4 (+2 base, +2 Wis)

Change Shape: A raksasa can assume the shape of any Medium or Large animal or humanoid. In humanoid form, the raksasa loses its natural attacks. A raksasa can remain in its humanoid form until it chooses to assume a new one. A change in form cannot be dispelled, but a raksasa reverts to its natural form when killed. A use of the True Vision supernatural power reveals its natural form.

Skills: *When using change shape, a raksasa gains an additional +10 bonus on Disguise checks.

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