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Raxilite Bioengineer

Raxilite Bioengineer CR 4

XP 1,200
Raxilite mechanic
N Tiny plant
Init +3; Senses low-light vision; Perception +10

DEFENSE

HP 45
EAC 16; KAC 17
Fort +5; Ref +5; Will +5
Defensive Abilities limited plant benefits

OFFENSE

Speed 30 ft.
Melee tactical switchblade +8 (1d4+2 S)
Ranged frostbite-class zero pistol +10 (1d6+2 C; critical staggered [DC 15])
Space 2-1/2 ft.; Reach 0 ft. (5 ft. with one-handed items)
Offensive Abilities overload (DC 15), target tracking

STATISTICS

Str –2; Dex +3; Con +0; Int +5; Wis +1; Cha +1
Skills Acrobatics +10, Computers +15, Engineering +15, Life Science +15, Stealth +10
Languages Castrovelian, Common, Raxi, Vercite
Other Abilities artificial intelligence (exocortex), custom rig (brain augmentation with standard datajack), LFAN, LFAN symbiosis, mechanic tricks (distracting hack, overcharge)
Gear basic lashunta tempweave, frostbite-class zero pistol with 2 batteries (20 charges each), tactical switchblade

SPECIAL ABILITIES

LFAN (Ex)

An LFAN, or Lifting Floret Activation Network, is a biotech augmentation that looks like a cluster of artificial, prehensile “vines” attached to a raxilite’s brain system (the raxilite can add one other brain augmentation to the LFAN). The LFAN is as dexterous and strong as a human hand, and the vines can extend and retract, allowing a raxilite to use one-handed items as if they were a Medium creature with a reach of 5 feet.

LFAN Symbiosis (Ex)

When two or more raxilites share the same 5-foot space, they can use their LFANs together, allowing them to handle larger objects. Up to four raxilites can work together in this way, each acting as one hand.

Limited Plant Benefits (Ex)

Raxilites lack the immunities of most plants. Instead, they gain a +2 racial bonus to saving throws against mind-affecting effects, paralysis, poison, polymorph, sleep, and stunning effects, unless the effect specifies that it is effective against plants.

ECOLOGY

Environment any
Organization solitary, pair, or crew (3–6)

Raxilites are a species of little sapient plants from a warm, idyllic world. A lashunta exploration vessel found the raxilites living in peace, having achieved symbiosis with their world through exceptionally advanced biotechnology.

When a raxilite reaches adulthood, they sprout a flower.

Flowering raxilites are lively and sociable, and especially with modern medicine, a raxilite can spend their entire life flowering.

However, most raxilites choose to have children. A raxilite has both male and female reproductive organs, and to reproduce, two or more raxilites gather to exchange pollen. Such raxilites then transition to a seeding stage, with a puffball of seeds like those of a dandelion. Raxilites can also maintain their seeding stage indefinitely, and most do so at least until they find a safe place to plant and sprout their young. After releasing seeds, a raxilite flowers again within a week.

A typical raxilite is 16 inches tall and weighs 4 pounds.

Racial Traits

Ability Adjustments: +2 Dex, +2 Int, +2 Cha, –4 Str

Hit Points: 2

Size and Type

Raxilites are Tiny plants.

Senses

Raxilites have low-light vision.

Flowering or Seeding

Flowering raxilites gain a +2 racial bonus to Bluff and Diplomacy checks. Seeding raxilites gain a +2 racial bonus to Acrobatics checks and can attempt a DC 15 Acrobatics check to negate falling damage when in an atmosphere. A raxilite can change from flowering to seeding (or vice versa) with 1 week of rest.

LFAN (Ex)

An LFAN, or Lifting Floret Activation Network, is a biotech augmentation that looks like a cluster of artificial, prehensile “vines” attached to a raxilite’s brain system (the raxilite can add one other brain augmentation to the LFAN). The LFAN is as dexterous and strong as a human hand, and the vines can extend and retract, allowing a raxilite to use one-handed items as if they were a Medium creature with a reach of 5 feet.

LFAN Symbiosis (Ex)

When two or more raxilites share the same 5-foot space, they can use their LFANs together, allowing them to handle larger objects. Up to four raxilites can work together in this way, each acting as one hand.

Limited Plant Benefits (Ex)

Raxilites lack the immunities of most plants. Instead, they gain a +2 racial bonus to saving throws against mind-affecting effects, paralysis, poison, polymorph, sleep, and stunning effects, unless the effect specifies that it is effective against plants.

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