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Tarzan

Medium humanoid (human), neutral good barbarian (animalist) 9

Armor Class 16 (Constitution)
Hit Points 85 (9d12+27)
Speed 30 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
16 (+3) 16 (+3) 16 (+3) 9 (–1) 13 (+1) 9 (–1)

Saving Throws Str +7, Con +7
Skills Athletics +7, Nature +3, Perception +5, Survival +5
Damage Resistances bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing (while raging)
Senses passive Perception 16
Languages English
Challenge 5 (1,800 XP)

Special Traits

  • Beast Quality (Wolf). Tarzan can travel at a fast pace while he is tracking creatures, and while traveling he can move stealthily at a normal pace.
  • Brutal Critical. Tarzan can roll an additional weapon damage die when determining the extra damage for a critical hit with a melee attack.
  • Danger Sense. Tarzan has advantage on Dexterity saving throws against effects that he can see, such as traps and spells. To gain this benefit, he can’t be blinded, deafened, or incapacitated.
  • Feral Instinct. Tarzan has advantage on initiative rolls. Additionally, if he is surprised at the beginning of combat and isn’t incapacitated, he can act normally on his first turn, but only if he enters his rage before doing anything else on that turn.
  • Nature Speaker. Tarzan can cast speak with animals as a ritual. He can also can also spend 10 minutes performing a ritual on one willing beast he touches. For as long as he concentrates, up to 1 hour, he can see through the beast’s eyes and hear what it hears, gaining the benefits of any special senses that the beast has. During this time, Tarzan is deaf and blind with regard to his own senses.
  • Rage (4/long Rest). On his turn, Tarzan can enter a rage as a bonus action. His rage lasts for 1 minute, ending early if he is knocked unconscious or if his turn ends and he hasn’t either attacked a hostile creature since his last turn or taken damage since then. Tarzan can also end his rage on his turn as a bonus action. While raging, he gains the following benefits:
    • Advantage on Strength checks and Strength saving throws
    • When Tarzan makes a melee weapon attack using Strength he gains a +3 bonus to the damage roll.
    • Tarzan has resistance to bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing damage.
    • opportunity attacks made against Tarzan have disadvantage.
    • Tarzan can take the Dash action as a bonus action on his turn.
  • Reckless Attack. When Tarzan makes his first attack on his turn, he can decide to attack recklessly. Doing so gives him advantage on melee weapon attack rolls using Strength during this turn, but attack rolls against him have advantage until his next turn.
  • Athletic. Tarzan can stand up from being prone with only 5 feet of his movement, climbing doesn’t cost him extra movement, and he only has to move 5 feet before making a running long jump or running high jump.
  • Brawling. Tarzan is proficient with improvised weapons, and he can use a bonus action to grapple a target he hits with an unarmed strike or improvised weapon on his turn.

Actions

  • Multiattack. Tarzan attacks twice when he takes the Attack action.
  • Unarmed. Melee Weapon Attack: +7 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 5 (1d4+3) bludgeoning damage.
  • Greatclub. Melee Weapon Attack: +7 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 8 (1d8+3) bludgeoning damage.
  • Dagger. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +7 to hit, reach 5 ft. or range 20/60 ft., one target. Hit: 5 (1d4+3) bludgeoning damage.
  • Longbow. Ranged Weapon Attack: +7 to hit, range 150/600 ft., one target. Hit: 8 (1d8+3) bludgeoning damage.

About

After turning 18, Tarzan met Jane Porter, falling in love, and tracked her back to the United States only to find he despised civilization. They had a child together and moved back to Africa, where Tarzan went on many more adventures.

Tarzan is the archetypal feral man, athletic, and able to climb and leap in the manner of an ape. However, he is surprisingly intelligent; he is described as courageous and loyal, and inclined to protect those weaker than himself. He is eloquent and able to pass as a ‘civilized’ man, but he prefers the life of a wild man.

Tarzan never forgets the geographic arrangement of terrain, settlements, and areas of wilderness. In addition, he can forage fresh water and food each day for as many as 6 people as long as the environment nearby can support it.

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