Runt (CR -1)

"Runt" is an inherited template that can be added multiple times to any creature (its effects stack), and cannot be added to creatures with the giant template. Creatures with the runt template are smaller and weaker than their normal-sized kin.

Racial Traits

Standard Traits

  • CR: -1 (-20 CP total)
  • Hit Dice: The runt creature removes 1 Hit Dice of the same type to the base creature's total Hit Dice. Recalculate the base creature's base attack bonus, its number of ability score increases, feats, racial feats, skill ranks, skill proficiency increases, and any abilities or traits that scale off of the creature's total HD. (0 CP)
  • Size: The runt creature reduces the base creature's size by 1 step, and gains -2 Strength, +2 Dexterity, -1 Constitution, +1 size penalty to attack rolls, -1 size bonus to CMB and CMD, +1 size penalty to DV, +2 size penalty to Fly, +2^(number of sizes smaller than Medium) size penalty to Stealth, creature's space, reach, and speed by one size smaller, height is halved, weight is divided by 8. (-4 CP)
  • Speed:The runt creature's base speed is decreased by 1 size category. Other movement speeds that scale off of the creature's base speed decrease accordingly.
  • Ability Score Adjustment: -4 to Strength and Constitution. (-16 CP)

Offense Racial Traits

  • Natural Attacks: Adjust the damage of the base creature's natural attacks to its new size.
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