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Alter Form, Lesser

Design alteration; Level 3

CASTING

Casting Time 1 standard action

EFFECT

Range personal
Target you
Duration 1 min./level (D)

DESCRIPTION

This script functions like alter form, except with weaker enhancements and abilities.

First, you gain an enhancement to apply to your physical being. Choose one of the following enhancements:

  • +2 size bonus to Strength.
  • +2 size bonus to Dexterity.
  • Increase you size by one size category (+2 size bonus to Strength, -2 size penalty to Dexterity, appropriate size modifiers to AC, CMB, attack rolls, etc). This effect does not stack with other effects that increase your size.
  • Decrease your size by one size category (+2 size bonus to Dexterity, -2 size penalty to Strength, appropriate size modifiers to AC, CMB, attack rolls, etc). This effect does not stack with other effects that decrease your size.

In addition to choosing one of the above enhancements, you gain two of the following abilities of your choice. You cannot choose the same ability twice:

  • A pair of claw attacks that each deals 1d6 points of damage if Medium (1d4 if Small).
  • A bite attack that deals 1d8 points of damage if Medium (1d6 if Small).
  • A climb speed of 30 feet.
  • A swim speed of 30 feet.
  • The scent universal monster ability.
  • +2 natural armor bonus.

Overload: For every runic charge overloaded into this script, you can choose from different abilities, based on the runic charge used:

  • Alteration: Damage Reduction 5/magic.
  • Creation: 20 temporary hit points.
  • Destruction: Natural attacks deal damage as if one size category bigger.
  • Invocation: Energy resistance 10 to your choice of either acid, cold, electricity, or fire damage.
  • Manipulation: Increase base land speed by 15 feet.
  • Revelation: Darkvision 60 feet and low-light vision.

In addition, for every two runic charges overloaded into this script, you gain an additional ability.

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