POOKA (Small-Medium Umbral [Under World/Else World])

Defenses: Fortitude
Skills: Acrobatics (Agl), Concentration (Sta), Endurance (Sta), Guile (Int), Ingenuity (Int), Stealth (Agl)
Proficiencies: Nature, Build, Perform

Visual: Star Sight (Senses, Low-Light Vision, Feature [Protection from Bright Light], Noticeable [Solid Black Third Eyelid when using Star Sight], Sustained) [1]
Auditory: Shade Hearing (Senses, Accurate, Noticeable [Wide Pointy Ears]) [1]
Blur: You can blur into your surroundings gaining concealment (Concealment 1, Visual, Auditory, Blurring, Passive) [1]
Wild Adaptation: You gain a natural attack such as a bite, claws, horns, or antlers (Damage 1) [1]
Animal Form: You can take on the form of an animal (Morph 1 [Additional form of an Animal], Limited 2 [Metamorphs Only, Cannot Replicate anything], Noticeable [Same Scent in both forms], Metamorph 1 [Animal Form], Increased Action 1 [Move action], Check Required 1 [Easy, DC 10]) [1]
Empath: You can read another character’s mind for emotions and emotional associations, and draw sustenance from strong emotions (Mind Reading 1, Feature: Strong Emotions count as food and water, Limited [Emotions], Quirk: Must touch to gain sustenance) [1]
Longevity: Once you reach maturity you age at a slower rate, and have a longer lifespan. In addition, you gain Resistance against Aging effects (Immunity, Aging 1, Half Effect) [1/2]
Hunt: Rather than sleep, you can hunt, scavenge, scrounge, or train. You need half as much rest as other races to gain the same benefits. In addition, you gain Resistance against Sleep effects (Immunity, Sleep 1, Half Effect) [1/2]
Shade Traits: Choose 2 Shade Traits that define you, each tied to an emotion and offering a particular benefit. Your appearance is always affected by your chosen traits. You also take an additional hubris at 1st level from one of those suggested by your Shade Traits. The PP awarded by this hubris is already spent on this racial ability (Hubris) [1]
Iron Sensitivity: You gain Sensitivity against Iron (Vulnerability, Iron 2, Half Effect) [-1]
Variations: Some Pookas are more bizarre and startling than others, gaining an additional 1 power point to spend on Shade Traits but also gain the negative Racial Edge below [0]

  • Benefit (Startling): You suffer -1 Disadvantage to interactions with creatures who are not from the Umbral Tribe [-1]

Languages: Common, Goblinoid or Umbral [0]
Skills: 2 Heritage Ranks each to any 2 Affinity Skills available to this Clan [2]
Proficiencies: 2 Heritage Ranks each to any 2 Affinity Proficiencies available to this Clan [1]

Description: Pookas average between two and six feet tall with wiry to average builds, and skin and hair shades much like humans, though darker shades are common in both, some might even have shades of red, purple, blue, green, orange, yellow, or grey instead, and eye colors of violet, blue, gray, red, amber, or yellow typically, that become solid black when using their Star Sight. Pookas also have wide pointy ears and wide mouths with sharp pointy teeth and bestial like facial features. Pookas can also take on the form of an animal of their choosing, and will also have features and any of that forms natural weaponry in its normal form. Pookas tend to have various features depending on their Shade Traits. Facial and body hair can average from non existent to thick, and some may even have fur or other animal or plant like features or traits.

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