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Mammalian spacefaring species include numerous humanoid groups such as evolved apes, cats , and other familiar land animals (for sea mammals, see Aquatic). Most are agile, warm blooded, and sharp-eyed. Many are quite gregarious and work well in group settings.

Ability Score Increase. Your Dexterity or Strength score increases by 1 (select one when creating the species).

Age. Your species ages at about the same rate that humans do, reaching maturity around 16-18 solar years and living to be just under a century without advanced medical technology.

Group Behavior. Your species gets along decently well with others and usually forms complicated social orders. You are proficient in a Charisma skill of your choice.

Size. You are the shape of a typical humanoid, making you Medium size.

Special Adaptation. Choose one of the following when designing this species:

  • Brachiating. Your species is adept at climbing. You have advantage on climbing-related Athletics rolls and can effectively fly at your normal speed while within the tree line and canopy of a forested area by swinging on branches. You cannot have items in your hands while you travel in this way.
  • Herd Animal. Your speed counts as 5 feet further if you are traveling parallel to the movement of a friendly creature within 60 feet who moved earlier in the round. You also have thicker skin than most species, granting you a +1 to your AC.
  • Pouncing. Your species are pouncing hunters. Your speed is 35 rather than 30 and you are proficient in the Perception skill.
  • Troglodytic. Your species evolved from cave dwellers, granting you darkvision (60 feet). You are proficient in the Stealth skill.

Speed. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.

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