Lion-kin are tall and muscular with both male and females being around 6 feet tall.

Females are lighter, around 200 lbs., while males can easily hit 300. Males have thick, luxurious manes that most treat as their prized possession.

Lion-kin speak a deep, throaty language known as Roarish. This extremely loud language is always spoken like the Lion-kin is angry and screaming. Roarish cannot be whispered, and when written is always done so in capital letters.

Lion-kin will eat only meat. The female Lion-kin prefer to hunt and kill their own food, while the males prefer having it placed before them with as little effort from them as possible. Much of their food is provided though trade with the Leopard-kin who will stock Lion-kin hunting grounds with prey animals that have been rejected from the Herd.

Lion-kin Traits

  • Ability Score Modifiers: +2 Strength, +2 Constitution, -2 Intelligence: Lion-kin are hardy and strong, but hold disdain for formal education.
  • Type: Lion-kin are Humanoids with the Feline subtype
  • Size: Lion-kin are Medium creatures and receive no bonuses or penalties for size.
  • Speed: Lion-kin have a base speed of 30 feet.
  • Senses: Darkvision. Lion-kin can see in the dark up to 60 feet.
  • Keen Senses: Lion-kin receive a +2 racial bonus on Perception skill checks.
  • Defender of Good: Lion-kin have been taught to fight the forces of evil and corruption from the moment of birth. Once per day a Lion-kin may use protection from evil as a spell like ability.
  • Heightened emotions: Lion-kin have naturally intense emotions that can be difficult to control. Lion-kin increase the benefit of any morale effects they are under by + 1. However, they also take a -2 to Will saves against any spells of the Compulsion sub-school. In addition, they are immune to the effects of the spell Calm Emotions.
  • Desert Dweller: Lion-kin have lived in the desert so long that they have greatly adapted to the harsh environment. One of these adaptations is the ability to meet their water needs through eating fresh meat. A Lion-kin who has access to freshly killed meat but no water, may go 3 days + 3 hours per point of Constitution score before they begin making saves for thirst.
  • Weapon Familiarity: Lion-kin are proficient with the falchion and any weapon with the word “Lion-kin” in its name.
  • Languages: Lion-kin begin play speaking Common and Roarish. A Lion-kin with a high Intelligence may choose from the following bonus languages: Yipyap, Esparatu, High Cavy, Meowori. Howl-Speech, and Beastwhisper.

Favored Class Bonuses

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