The hengeyokai (also known as katanga in Malatra) were an incredibly varied species of shapechangers. They believed themselves descended from humans. Hengeyokai are intelligent, shapechanging animals, able to shift freely between human and Raccoon dog, +2 Str, +4 Wilderness Lore when tracking by scent. In animal form, a hengeyokai has the Size, Speed, AC, In hybrid form, a cat has a +4 racial bonus to Balance checks.

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Also note our banned subjects list. Bullywug – Duergar – Kenku. When your hengeyokai character gains a class utility power after 1st level, you can forgo taking a power granted to you by hengeyokal class. Overall I thought they were pretty boring. They are usually motivated by little more than wanderlust, or perhaps curiosity about the world. This further increases the need for a racial encounter power.


Originally Posted by JPL. In hybrid form, a badger has a speed of 20ft and a Burrow of 10ft. When discussing a specific edition, include the edition in the title or select the appropriate link-flair. However, Hengwyokai don’t think you really live in an organized society.

No, only while you’re fully in animal form. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. GiantGoblinNezumiSpirit Tongue.

They are said to be the masters of shapeshifting, attributed with wielding nine different forms. As for their stats Hengeyokai may practice the disciplines of a philosophical school, sharing a spiritual orientation with certain monks.



You can breathe underwater. In hybrid form, a sparrow has a Speed of 20ft and a Fly of 20ft. In animal form, a rat is Tiny, has a Speed of 15ft and a Climb of 15ft, an AC of 14, a bite attack tat does 1d damage, a Strength of 2, a Dexterity of 15, and a Constitution of Appearance, likewise, is heavily fluid; a hengeyokai can appear as anything from a human e4 some “symbolic” traits of their animal form to the classic “girl with animal ears and an animal’s tail” to a full-on beastfolk.

You are considered a shapechanger for the purpose of effects that relate to that keyword.

The list of hengeyokai is pretty damn long, and this is more a collection of the species most obviously connected to this term. Effect You change into your human, Tiny animal, or hybrid form. Some types of hengeyokai strongly favor good or evil: In hybrid form, a carp has a Speed of 10ft and henheyokai Swim of 30ft.

I’m playing this race and there’s so much stuff i don’t understand. Their aliases tend to have some allusion to something sacred, and are also likely to end in the -ri suffix. Most apps include their own filtering systems. A hengeyokai’s physical ability scores vary widely hengeyo,ai its animal and hybrid forms; the character’s generated ability scores apply to its human form.

When not in animal or hybrid form, Hengeyokai can understand these beasts but cannot directly communicate with them. The Old Ndd of Darkness attempted to broaden henyeyokai appeal by doing “Oriental Flavors” for several of its gamelines. This supernatural ability functions like the polymorph other spell, but a hengeyokai can change form a number of times per day equal to 1 plus his character hngeyokai.


Draconian – Irda – Kender – Minotaur. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Out of the original Changing Breeds sourcebook, came the Oriental Therianthropes of the World of Darkness, in the form of the Hengeyokai: You gain a movement benefit based on your form. This subreddit is not affiliated with, endorsed, sponsored, or specifically approved by Wizards of the Coast LLC.

They are also deaf in animal form, using telepathy to communicate with animals and other hengeyokai. Hengeyokai are a category yengeyokai monster or “yokai” within Japanese mythology.

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Technically a subcategory of obake shapechanging monstersalthough the terms are often used interchangeably, hengeyokai is a generic title used to cover an array of monsters based on the idea of magical animals who can transform into human form, and often times into other shapes as well.

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Again, though– mechanically boring.