They are small winged reptile like creatures from an unknown world that look like miniature dragons. They have a slightly more solid build than full sized dragons and they can be Blue, Grey, Green, or White in color. Even though they have a life span of 400 years, they mature in about two years. As many types of dragons can take a humanoid stance so can pseudo dragons and their forward feet can be used as hands with 60% of the ability of human hand. The creatures is Sentient and have a spoken language that can be understood with enough listening but cannot be spoken by a person. This language is instinctively know by all members of the species. They also can understand after some listening, most other creatures tongues although they do not have the vocals to speak those languages either. They are quite adept at learning human body language and can easily be understood using the Tongues spell. They form mated pairs on their home planet and that pair will normally work with one or two other mated pairs. This complex bonding often means that when not with their species, they will form emotional bonds with humans and other races and remain very loyal to them. This is also why they are most commonly Scrupulous, Unprincipled, or Anarchist because they tend to look out for others in their group.
They are high energy omnivores and as such they eat large amounts of food and if not watched carefully they will eat huge amounts of their friends food supplies. In their native environment, there are hunting creatures that use Psionics to freeze their prey so their developed strong defenses against those attacks.
Alignment: Race tends to be Scrupulous, Unprincipled, or Anarchist
Attributes: IQ 3D6 ME 4D6 MA 3D6 PS 2D6 PP 4D6 PE 5D6 PB 3D6 SPD 3D6 x4 Flying
Hit Points: PE + 1D6 S.D.C.: 1D6x10, in rifts S.D.C. becomes M.D.C. and creature loses armor rating
Natural Armor Rating: On non magic rick worlds, they have an AR rating of 14.
M.D.C.: 1D6x10, Creature of magic and becomes M.D.C. in Rifts Earth
Horror Factor: 12 P.P.E.: 4D6
Natural Abilities: Can Fly, Has Nightvision 90 feet, Has Bioregeneration (2D6 HP/M.D.C. per Hour), Is Impervious to Fire, Can Climb/Scale Walls at 66%, Can swim at 40%, Has the Ability to Prowl at 66%, Has sharp senses and can track by smell with a 60% chance
Combat: Six attacks per Melee Bonuses: Species has +2 strike and +6 to dodge while flying in addition to Stats
Damage: Fire Breath does 4d6 M.D.C. [Range 20 ft, 3 times per melee] Bite does 4D6 S.D.C. damage, Power bite does 1D6 M.D.C. [costs 2 attacks], Claw attack does 3D6 S.D.C., power claw does 1D4 M.D.C. [costs 2 attacks], and tail slash does 3D6 S.D.C. [can be used once per melee without costing an attack and can be used to trip opponents]
Psionics: I.S.P. 0, They are immune to all psionics that effect their mind. They can be healed psionically or can be attacked by Telekinesis
O.C.C.: None, however, the creature can learn 4 languages and 12 other skills limited as follows:
- Comunication: Radio basic only
Electrical: Basic Electronics
Espionage: Wilderness Survival only
Medical: First Aid only
Pilot Related: Read Sensory only
Science: All except Chemistry: Analytical and Mathematics:Advanced
Weapon Proficiencies: Any small handheld weapons (normally limited to knives, pistols, and similar weapons)
Wilderness: Any except boat building
Age: lifespan is about 400 years
Value: Not enough on Rifts Earth for Atlantis to have noticed the species
Size: Range 2.5 ft to 4 ft length and 4 ft to 6 ft wingspan
Weight: Range of 15 lbs to 30 lbs
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Writeup by Kitsune (E-Mail Kitsune).
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