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Aurochian

Type Monstrous Humanoid
Ability Score Modifier +2 Strength, +2 Charisma, -2 Wisdom
Size medium
Speed 30 ft.
Language Aurochians begin play speaking Common and Giant. Aurochians with high Intelligence scores can choose from the following languages: Abyssal, Cyclops, Dwarven, Halfling, Sylvan, Terran and Treant.

Darkvision: Aurochians can see in the dark up to 60 feet.
Skill bonus: Aurochians have a good way with their words, granting them a +2 racial bonus to Bluff skill checks.
Frenzy: Once per day, when an Aurochian takes damage, they fly into a frenzy for 1 minute, gaining a +2 racial bonus to Constitution and Strength, but a -2 penalty to AC.
Gore: Aurochians gain a natural attack in the form of their horns (1d6 damage).

Alternate Racial Traits

Powerful Charge: Whenever an Aurochian charges, it deals twice the number of damage dice with their gore attack plus 1-1/2 times its Strength bonus. This trait replaces the Skill Bonus.
Relentless: Aurochians gain a +2 bonus on combat maneuver checks made to bull rush or overrun an opponent. This trait replaces Natural Attack.
Stability: Aurochians receive a +4 racial bonus to their CMD when resisting bull rush or trip attempts while standing on the ground. This trait replaces Natural Attack.
Stubborn: Aurochians gain a +2 racial bonus on Will saving throws to resist spells and spell-like abilities of the enchantment (charm) and enchantment (compulsion) subschools. In addition, if an Aurochian fails such a save, they receive another save 1 round later to prematurely end the effect (assuming the spell or spell-like ability has a duration greater than 1 round). This second save is made at the same DC as the first. This trait replaces Frenzy.

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20 Aug, 2020 17:24

You took all the fun out of everything!!!   I mean.   Seems legit. :P Nice to know they aren't stereotyped and they sound like they make good companions. :)

26 May, 2021 19:20

Nice article! I'm slightly curious how the first Aurochians came about since they're basically quarter bovines?   On second thought, I don't want to know! (ew)

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26 May, 2021 19:27

When a minotaur and a human love each other very much...

26 May, 2021 20:25

I was afraid it was gonna be something like that!!

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31 May, 2021 17:46

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31 May, 2021 19:03

Don't think you did for me at least!