Physical Description: Semi-formless masses of psychic energy who have a humanoid torso, arms, and head, and a spectral tail-like lower half which can morph into a pair of legs when they aren’t flying. The bodies of Ga’au tend to be a single color (usually white or pale blue) but often these colors change to express their mood, their faces eternally expressionless like that of a mannequin. Ga’au do not possess a sex, or if they do possess a sex it is merely superficial and meant as a form of expression.

Society: Ga’au possess very little in the form of a “society”, often preferring to remain solitary. This is compounded by their studious nature spurring them to remain on their own.

Relations: Other races often avoid association with the Ga’au if one could help it – though not wholly ‘ghosts’, their association with spirits and the undead unnerve others. Those searching for psychics know to turn to the Ga’au, but even in this case, there’s often a desire to search out other psychics in order to avoid relying on them.

Alignment and Religion: Ga’au prefer neutrality on all fronts; good, evil, law, and chaos. These are of no concern to them, however as with most races not all Ga’au are the same, and thus may be of any alignment.

Adventurers: Ga’au are often psychics, and though not all become adventurers most make an effort to expand their psychic knowledge.

Standard Racial Traits

  • Ability Score Modifiers: Ga’au are unnaturally mentally gifted, but often struggle in social situations. They gain +2 Intelligence, +2 Wisdom, and -2 Charisma.
  • Size: Ga’au are medium creatures and thus receive no bonuses or penalties due to their size.
  • Type: Ga’au are outsiders with the native subtype.
  • Base Speed: Ga’au have a base speed of 30 feet and a fly speed of 30 feet with perfect maneuverability.
  • Languages: Ga’au begin play speaking Common and Ga’a’ua. Ga’au with a high Intelligence scores can choose from any language they want (except for secret languages such as Druidic). See the Linguistics skill page for more information about these language.

Defense Racial Traits

  • Formless: Ga’au receive Light¬†Fortificaton as per the armor ability. If a Ga’au would wear armor or gain abilities which replicate Light Fortification, they don’t stack. Instead greater variants of Fortification supersede their racial ability.

Magic Racial Traits

  • Psychic Affinity: Once per day the Ga’au can cast Mind Thrust I, treating their character level as their caster level. The save’s DC is equal to 10 + 1/2 level + Intelligence or Wisdom modifier (whichever is higher).

Senses Racial Traits

  • Darkvision: Ga’au can see perfectly in the dark up to 60 feet.


Alternate Racial Traits

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