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Aggregate (CR +1)

Aggregate” is an acquired template that can be added to any robot (referred to hereafter as the base robot), that gains some of the characteristics of an artificial intelligence (AI) installed in it (referred to hereafter as the base AI). The base robot must have the storage capacity to house the base AI (subject to the GM’s discretion). An aggregate retains all the base robot’s statistics and special abilities except as noted here. The base AI is not damaged by the destruction of the aggregate, unless the AI is wholly contained within the aggregate’s processors (in which case the destruction of the aggregate also destroys the base AI).

CR: Same as the base robot + 1. When a base AI is housed entirely in an aggregate, defeating the robot is considered the same as defeating the AI—at the GM’s discretion this may replace the normal XP award for an AI on its own.

Alignment: The aggregate’s alignment changes to match the base AI’s alignment.

Initiative: The aggregate modifies initiative with the base AI Intelligence modifier instead of the base robot’s Dexterity. This stacks with any other modifiers the base robot possesses.

Senses: An aggregate retains all of the base robot’s senses. An aggregate gains all-around vision when it is located in an area fitted with cameras or other sensors that are under the control of the base AI.

Saves: An aggregate uses the base robot’s saves, though adjust its Will save to account for its new Wisdom score.

Defensive Abilities: An aggregate retains all of the base robot’s defensive abilities and gains those possessed by the base AI.

Attacks: An aggregate uses the base robot’s BAB and retains all of the base robot’s natural attacks.

Special Attacks: An aggregate retains all of its special attacks and gains those possessed by the base AI.

Abilities: An aggregate uses the base AI’s Intelligence, Wisdom, and Charisma scores.

Skills: An aggregate retains all the base robot’s skills (recalculated as appropriate for its new Intelligence, Wisdom, and Charisma scores), and gains all of the base AI’s skill ranks as bonus skill ranks. These bonus skill ranks do not stack with skill ranks the base robot already has; use the higher of the two for each skill.

Feats: An aggregate retains its feats, and gains all of the base AI’s feats as bonus feats.

Languages: An aggregate retains all of the base robot’s languages, and gains any additional languages known by the base AI as bonus languages.


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