Creatures with the totem animal template are favored by a deity or higher power and through a special divine connection have become more powerful and more intelligent.
A totem animal’s quick and rebuild rules are the same.
Senses gains darkvision 60 ft.; Defensive Abilities gains damage reduction and energy resistance as noted on the table; SR gains spell resistance equal to new CR +5; Special Abilities Speech – The totem animal gains the ability to speak Common plus one other language (usually Elven or Sylvan). If the totem animal can already speak, it gains one extra language; Ability Scores +4 Int, +4 Cha.
Table: Totem Animal Defenses
Totem Animal (CR +1)
The Book of Divine Magic. Copyright 2009, 4 Winds Fantasy Gaming; Authors Connie J. Thomson and Robert W. Thomson, with Katheryn Bauer and Sean O’Connor.