Tokoro Gawa

Drew S.'s Hengeyokai Ranger for Gene D.'s "Vanished Lands: A New Dawn" campaign

Description:

Player Character: “Tokoro Gawa”
Role-Player: Drew S.
Campaign:Vanished Lands

Aspects: 7 (can use a Fate point to tag for a +1d6 or a reroll on a 1d20 skill, plus compels; start with 5, +1 every 5 lvls.):

  • Origin (species/race): carp Hengeyokai (amphibious shape shifter)
  • Occupation (class): Hulinyuan (Ranger)
    • Level (sessions/5): 10
  • Trouble/foibles: Acts fishy, even in human form
  • Guest star (not a fellow party member or follower): Spirit of the river I am from
  • Motivation (alignment): To protect my streams (Chaotic Good, with Neutral tendencies)
  • Allegiances/personality: Angry river spirit
  • Antagonist: Tah Sze-farmer angry about Tokoro messing with his dam
  • Adventuring (reputation/goal): Fortunes tied to that of the waterways
  • Status/title (heroic/epic):

Attributes (plus 1 pt. every 20 sessions or 4 levels):

  • Strength: 13 (+ 1 bonus; x5 = maximum carry, x10 = max. lift, to melee damage)
  • Dexterity: 19 (+ 3; x2 = ft./round; to initiative, Acrobatics/Reflex)
  • Constitution: 13 (+ 1; to Hit Points per level, Endurance/Fortitude)
  • Intelligence: 12 (0; see skills)
  • Wisdom: 13 (+ 1; to Resolve/Will)
  • Charisma: 10 (0; to Leadership)

(Bonuses: 1-3: -3, 4-5: -2, 6-8: -1, 9-11: 0, 12-14: +1, 15-17: +2, 18-20: +3, 21-23: +4)

Combat statistics:

  • Armor Class: 19 total =
    • 3 (Dex bonus) +
    • 16 (by type worn: studded leather 14, + 2 enchantment) +
    • XX (stunts/items: ) +
    • XX (spells: )
  • Hit Points: 74 (start at max; by occupation/level: Ftr d10 + 1 Con bonus)
  • Base Attack Bonus: 9/11/14 total =
    • 3 (Dex bonus; on 1d20 to hit) +
    • 6 (class/lvl.; Ftr/Rog: + 1 every 2 lvls.)+
    • 5 (stunts/items: Weapon Focus, + 2 bow enchantment, +2 Bracers of Archery see more below)

Primary weapons (ranged and melee, by reach/range, damage, ammo, qualities):

  • Daikyu (long bow; +14 to Hit, 1d8 + 1d6(sonic) + 4)
  • Hankyu, Merciful (short bow, +11 to hit, 2d6 nonlethal damage)
  • Kunai (small dagger +9 to Hit, 1d3 + 1, 16 count)
  • Wakizashi (short sword; +9 to Hit, 1d6 + 1)

Skills: 55 ranks total (on 1d20, plus Attribute bonus; 10 points to start, +5 points per level; ranks limited to level)

Saving Throws:

  • Acrobatics: 10 (7 ranks + 3 Dex bonus; Reflex, incl. escape artist, fly, tightrope, tumble)
  • Endurance: 10 (6 + 1 Con, + 3 Ftr; Fortitude, run, stamina, swim)
  • Resolve: 10 (7 + 1 Wis + 2 from magical armor; Will)

Other proficiencies:

  • Animal Handling: 1 (0 ranks + 1 Wis; ride)
  • Arcana: 0 (0 + 0 Int; magic)
  • Area Knowledge: 0 (0 + 0 Int; geography, history, law/politics)
  • Athletics: 2 (1 + 1 Str; climb, jump, lift)
  • Craft: 7/4 (4 + 3 Dex/1 Int; bowyer/fletcher)
  • Deception: 0 (0 + 0 Cha; bluff, disguise)
  • Diplomacy: 0 (0 + 0 Cha; bargaining, gather info., taunt)
  • Devices: 3 (0 + 3 Dex; locks, traps, constructs, mechanic)
  • Intimidation: 1 (0 + 1 Str; interrogation)
  • Leadership: 0 (0 + 0 Cha; followers, persuasion, rapport)
  • Linguistics: 2 (2 + 0 Int; plus Shengtese/native)
  • Lore: 4 (4 + 0 Int; nature)
  • Medicine: 1 (0 + 1 Wis; heal)
  • Perception: 9 (8 + 1 Wis; empathy/sense motive, insight, notice)
  • Perform: 0 (0 + 0 Cha/+; by artistic medium)
  • Religion: 7 (6 + 1 Wis; planes)
  • Sleight of Hand: 3 (0 + 3 Dex; holdout, pick pockets)
  • Stealth: 10 (7 + 3 Dex; follow, hide, move silently)
  • Survival: 9 (8 + 1 Wis; by terrain, incl. tracking)
  • Vehicles: 3 (0 + 3 Dex; by type)

Stunts (race/class abilities/superpowers, skill specializations/feats and attribute swaps, signature items, etc.; by source — Pathfinder System Reference Document):

  1. Alternate form (carp: size diminutive, swim 10/30 ft./rd., AC 14, Str 1, Dex 20, Con 10; once per day per level; and bipedal form)
  2. Animal companion (otter)
  3. Deadly Aim (can take a – 1 penalty on ranged attacks to get + 2 on ranged damage)
  4. Low-light vision, 30 ft. (racial)
  5. Quick Draw (can draw a weapon as a free action instead of as a move action)
  6. Rapid Shot (Combat style: archery — can take additional shot at – 2 during full attack)
  7. Spellcasting 2 (2 levels of divine spells per stunt slot — can cast up to Lvl. 4 spells)
  8. Weapon Focus (+ 1 to attacks with preferred weapon)
  • Refresh: 1 remaining out of 10 (start w/ 6 Fate points, use to tag an aspect, make a declaration, or activate a stunt; plus 1 every 10 sessions or 2 levels)

Skill/stunt notes:

  • Languages (native + Linguistics): Shengtese (eastern human common) Aquan, Therudic

Other potential stunts:

  • Ambidexterity (class; no penalty for off-hand use, – 2 instead of – 4 for two-weapon fighting)
  • Fast Swimmer (racial, swim at normal move)
  • Favored Enemy: humans (+ 2 on skill rolls, attacks, and damage)
  • Favored Terrain (+ 1 to Survival for every 3 lvls.)
  • Tracking (+ 1 to Perception/Survival checks for every 3 lvls.)

Spells/Powers (11 spell levels per day = 7 Religion ranks + 2 stunt slots squared (4); save DC = 10 + spell level + 1/2 character level):

Bio:

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  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth/age:
    • Date created: 1 September 2014
  • Eyes: blue; Hair: salt and pepper
  • Complexion: olive
  • Height: 5 ft., 2 in.; Weight: 109 lbs.
  • Appearance, mannerisms: Short, stout, with whisker-like mustache

Equipment

  • Magic/empowered items:
    • Daikyu (great bow), + 2, thunder bow
    • Hankyu, Merciful (short bow, does 2d6 nonlethal damage)
    • Light Armor +2, +2 will save
    • Ring of Climbing (+5 to related Athletics checks)
    • potions: Cure Serious x2
    • scrolls:
  • Clothing, armor:
    • armor:
    • disguises:
    • formal attire:
    • traveling clothes: belt, boots, cloak, leggings, tunic, underwear
  • Occupational tools:
    • Efficient Quiver
    • Arrows, common (20)
    • Arrows, Tangleshot (3)
    • Arrows, Raining (3)
    • Arrows, Thistle (21)
    • Arrows, Slowburn (1)
    • holy symbols of Ano Wasu (god of the waters) and Ami Koshi (goddess of mercy and nature)
  • Rations:
    • dried fruit and meat, 5 days’ worth
    • bread/rice, 5 days’ worth
    • water/wineskins, 2 quarts
  • Other gear, weapons:
    • Archer Backpack
    • Bandolier (2)
    • blankets, bedroll
    • pouches/sacks
    • rope, 50 ft., hemp
    • torches, 10
  • Animals/transport: Stag
    • Bit, blankets, bridle, harness, tack, saddle, stirrups
    • Saddlebags, with 4 days’ grain
  • Money:
    • copper pieces/fen:
    • silver pieces/yuan (x2):
    • electrum pieces/tael:
    • gold pieces/tael (x2): 7900 tael (3950 g.p.)
    • platinum pieces/ch’ien:
    • gold pieces in gems:

Bio/backstory (include family/training, allegiances): Wants to protect the watershed from irrigation, dumping, damming, etc.

  • Homeland /nationality: Tong Sheng/the Principality of Silado, on the northeastern Plains of Sathendo
  • Patron deity /philosophy: Ano Wasu, sea lord (CNg), and Ami Koshi, forest matron (NGc)
  • Honor: 10

Contacts:

  • Allies:
    • river spirit
  • Enemies:
    • Farmer whose field I flooded
  • Companions/followers:
    • otter?
  • Strongholds: None yet

Player Character Party 40 in Gene D.’s Vanished Lands: A New Dawn” Asian-style telecom campaign, using the D20 Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game and Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (1st Ed.) Oriental Adventures , plus house rules, Skype, and an online dice roller, as of summer 2014:

  • Moon Jung-mo [Dexter V.H.]-male Nannuattan Ninja (Msamaki, eastern Dark Elf Assassin) who has left the Shadow’s Claw clan and is posing as a River Spirit Folk Yakuza (eastern Grey Elf Rogue); LNg, Lvl. 7
  • Souji Nobuto ‘Sonny’ Yoshimitsu [Beruk A.]-male Shengtese Tian Kensai (eastern human weapon master) from a dishonored house in the Lion Clan, specializing in chain weapons; LNg, Lvl. 7
  • Toshiharu ‘Toshi’ Sembutsu [Byron V.O.]-male Shan Sao Wu Jen (eastern Halfling Wizard) with tiger companion Amaya and a destiny; NGc, Lvl. 7
  • Ember Talon [Sara F.]-female Crane Hengeyokai Wu (shapeshifting Druid), actually a young gold dragon banished from the Celestial Court; NGl, Lvl. 7
  • Soske’ Tiatoshe [Geoff C.]-male Shengtese Tian Shukenja (eastern human Cleric), priest of Shang-ti and animist from the Phoenix Clan, prophesied to do great things; LNg, Lvl. 7
  • Saigo Kasugi [Bruce K.]-male Bamboo Spirit Folk Samurai (eastern Sylvan Elf Cavalier) discreetly serving his daimyo; LNg, Lvl. 7
  • Tokoro Gawa [Drew S.]-male carp Hengeyokai Hulinyuan (amphibious shapeshifting Ranger) seeking to protect streams; with otter companion; CGn, Lvl. 7

Advancement:

  • Every level (5 sessions): +5 skill points, +1 hit die
  • Every 2 levels: +1 to BAB, +1 refresh
  • Every 4 levels: +1 to any one attribute
  • Every 5 levels: +1 aspect
  • Image links:
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Tokoro Gawa

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