Samurai Sheepdog

Feat Descriptions

Feats are summarized on the table below. Note that the prerequisites and benefits of the feats on this table are abbreviated for ease of reference. See the feats description for full details.

The following format is used for all feat descriptions.

Feat Name: The feat’s name also indicates what subcategory, if any, the feat belongs to, and is followed by a basic description of what the feat does.

Prerequisite: A minimum ability score, another feat or feats, a minimum base attack bonus, a minimum number of ranks in one or more skills, or anything else required in order to take the feat. This entry is absent if a feat has no prerequisite. A feat may have more than one prerequisite.

Benefit: What the feat enables the character (“you” in the feat description) to do. If a character has the same feat more than once, its benefits do not stack unless indicated otherwise in the description.

Normal: What a character who does not have this feat is limited to or restricted from doing. If not having the feat causes no particular drawback, this entry is absent.

Special: Additional unusual facts about the feat.

Feat Sources

The following table lists all feats, showing prerequisites in tree form. It currently includes feats from the following sources:

We will add complete linking and feats from other sources as time allows.

General Feats Prerequisites Benefits Type 1 Type 2 Source
Progressive Convergence Altered Lineage trait You gain the next trait of the convergence you chose with Altered Lineage. General Vulture-man SSD:BoMT
Soul Seer Must have been dead for at least 1 day You gain a constant deathwatch effect as a spell-like ability. General Vulture-man SSD:BoMT
Metamagic Feats Prerequisites Benefits Type 1 Type 2 Source
Meta Gem Magic At least 1 metamagic feat, dwarrow. Once per day, when you prepare or cast a metamagic spell while holding your meta gem in one hand, you can reduce the spell level increase of that metamagic spell by 1. Metamagic SSD:BoMT
Meta Gem Implement Meta Gem Magic, at least 1 other metamagic feat, dwarrow. You can designate a gemstone implanted in your worn armor, cloak, or shield or wielded weapon as your meta gem. Metamagic SSD:BoMT
Racial Feats Prerequisites Benefits Type 1 Source

Animal Transforation

Xendauni, xendauni change shape racial trait While in your original form, you can cast beast shape I once per day as a spell-like ability. Xendauni SSD:BoMT

Extended Transforation

Animal Transformation, character level 5th The duration of your Animal Transformation spell-like ability becomes 1 hour/level. Xendauni SSD:BoMT

Brink of Corruption

Cha 15, god-blooded Your moral (good/evil) alignment is considered neutral for effects that would target it. God-blooded SSD:BoMT

Brink of Enlightenment

Int 13, god-blooded Choose a number of Knowledge skills equal to your Intelligence bonus. You treat those skills as class skills. God-blooded SSD:BoMT

Crafty Slider

Character level 5th, otterling You gain slow fall 20 feet, as the monk class feature. Otterling SSD:BoMT

Crescent Blade Training

Proficiency with the elven crescent blade, elf Elven cresent blades you wield gain the disarm and trip properties. These only apply when you attack with the weapon in melee. Elf SSD:BoMT

Deep Bond

Cha 15, character level 4th, half-dwarf You gain a Small earth elemental as a companion. Half-dwarf SSD:BoMT

Down Wind

Character level 5th, troglodyte, troglodyte stench racial trait Your stench acts as a stinking cloud spell that you can direct to move up to 10 feet with a move or standard action, or up to 20 feet as a full-round action. Troglodyte SSD:BoMT

Fortified Rage

Ability to enter a rage, vulture-man When fatigued as a result of your rage, you can attempt a Will save to end the effect as a full-round action. Vulture-man SSD:BoMT

Greater Control

Swarmborn, swarmborn dispersion racial trait Gain a +2 bonus on Fortitude saves to prevent dispersion. While dispersed, you can be healed without needing a spell like summon swarm to be cast on you first. Swarmborn SSD:BoMT

Incredible Endurance

Con 15, half-dwarf When an effect would cause you to become fatigued, you ignore that effect. You can benefit from this a number of times each day equal to half your Constitution bonus. Half-dwarf SSD:BoMT


Con 17, Incredible Endurance, half-dwarf When you would become exhausted, you become fatigued unless you are already fatigued. Half-dwarf SSD:BoMT

Inevitable Construction

Arbiter Gain +1 hit point for every hit die you possess and a +2 bonus to saving throws you make against effects to which constructs are immune. Arbiter SSD:BoMT
Inevitable Recovery Inevitable Construction, arbiter You have fast healing 2 that only chaotic creatures can overcome. You can heal up to 2 hit points per level per day with this ability, after which it ceases to function. Arbiter SSD:BoMT

Lasting Stench

Troglodyte, troglodyte stench racial trait You can use stench for 6 additional rounds per day. Troglodyte SSD:BoMT

Memory of a Thousand Lifetimes

Character level 5th, god-blooded All of your classes are considered favored classes. God-blooded SSD:BoMT

Removable Cap

Mushroom leshy You can remove your cap as if it were a helm, wear normal head gear, and pretend to be another small race. Mushroom Leshy SSD:BoMT

Ride Along

Character level 5th, elfling You can move up to the same distance as a larger ally, along the exact same path. You still draw attacks of opportunity for moving in this way. Elfling SSD:BoMT

Small Pockets

Otterling, otterling tiny pockets racial trait Your tiny pockets are able to hold up to two potions, a single small object that could fit in your hand, or a one-handed or light weapon sized for you. Otterling SSD:BoMT
Stare of the Predator Character level 5th, vulture-man You gain the hypnotic stare and painful stare mesmerist class features and qualify for stare feats. Vulture-man SSD:BoMT
Toxic Skin Troglodyte, troglodyte stench racial trait Create a grippli poison and use it to coat a weapon or your skin. Troglodyte SSD:BoMT

Transcendent Lineage

God-blooded, god-blooded divine surge racial trait Once per day, you regain divine surge if you fail the roll to which it was added. God-blooded SSD:BoMT
Upward Propulsion Fly 5 ranks, arbiter Hover just over the heads of your enemies. Arbiter SSD:BoMT
Ursaren Totemist Ursaren, at least 1 level in a spellcasting class You gain a special fetish, or totem, that can be used in place of any focus when casting spells and grants you a +2 bonus to the save DC of those spells. Ursaren SSD:BoMT
Well Fed Ursaren You regain extra hit points when resting after eating a good meal. Ursaren SSD:BoMT
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