Character Generation/Ratkin

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Choose Concept, Nature, Demeanor, Breed, Aspect

Attributes: 7/5/3

Abilities: 13/9/5

  • Plague Lords also get Medicine 3
  • Munchmausen also get Expression 3

Backgrounds: 5

  • Metis must take 1+ Colony
  • Knife-Skulkers also get Contacts 3
  • Twitchers must take Freak Factor 3 (Unhinged + Unstable)
  • Engineers and Plague Lords must take Freak Factor 4 (Unbalanced)
  • Munchmausen must purchase Freak Factor 5 (Unnatural)
    • Freak Factor 3: get Spirit Speech
    • Freak Factor 4: Engineers get Sense Weaver, Plague Lords get Sense Wyrm, others choose one
  • Resources must be < 3 (0 for Tunnel Runners)

Rage (By Aspect):

  • Tunnel Runner: 1
  • Shadow Seer: 2
  • Knife-Skulker: 3
  • Warrior: 4
  • Engineer: 2
  • Plague Lord: 3
  • Munchmausen: 4
  • Twitcher: 5

Gnosis (By Breed):

  • Homid: 1
  • Metis: 3
  • Rodens: 5

Willpower: 3

Gifts: 1 Aspect, 1 Breed, 1 Ratkin Common

  • Common: Cloak of Shadows, Darksight, Resist Toxin, Shadow Throw, Smell Poison, Stash Cache
  • Breed
    • Homid: Eau de Rat, Persuasion, Cooking
    • Metis: Mother's Touch, Sense Wyrm, Cloak of Shadows
    • Rodens: Absolute Balance, Leap of the Kangaroo Rat, Survival
  • Aspect
    • Tunnel Runner: Danger Sense, Silent Running, Scent of the True Form
    • Shadow Seer: Mother's Touch, Sense Weaver, Sense Wyrm
      • Shadow Seers also get Spirit Speech free
    • Knife Skulker: Sticky Paws, Truth of Gaia, Death Mark
    • Warrior: Resist Pain, Razor Claws, Sticky Paws
    • Engineer: Control Simple Machine, Open Seal, Scrounge
    • Plague Lord: Poison Food, Sniffle, Virulent Curse of Hatred
    • Munchmausen: Persuasion, Spirit Speech, Tale Spinning
    • Twitcher: Firebug, Sense Angst, Sense Weaver

Bonus Rite (By Aspect):

  • Tunnel Runner: Rite of the Bolthole
  • Shadow Seer: Dedication Rite
  • Knife-Skulker: Contract Rite
  • Warrior: Rite of the Pain Dagger
  • Engineer: Rite of the Shopping Cart
  • Plague Lord: Rite of the Birthing Plague
  • Munchmausen: Rite of Artifice Dedication
  • Twitcher: Rite of the Cardboard Palace

Renown: 3 (any)

  • Wyrm: replace Obligation with Power, retain Cunning and Infamy

Rank: 1

  • You can choose to start at rank 0 instead, in which case you start with 0 renown and 0 gifts (gain the usual gifts free when you reach rank 1)

Other bonuses:

  • Warrior: 1 extra health level

Freebies (15):

  • Attribute: 5
  • Ability: 2
  • Background: 1
  • Rage: 1
  • Gnosis: 2
  • Willpower: 1
  • Gift: 7 (Level 1 only)