Slothful (3.5e Template)

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High above the clouds at the mountains top, deep within the jagged earth, slumbers soundly for passing ages, the dragon, the elder king of stone and sleep.
—Borchak Loggerdorn, amateur poet and traveling salesman, Milkneet town square as he peddled his maps to the dragon's cave.

A slothful creature could be lazy, apathetic, atrophied, starved, or otherwise unable to muster energy as it should.

Creating a Sloth[edit]

Sloth is an acquired template and can be applied to any creature.

Size and Type[edit]

Same as base


The sloth's base movement speeds drop by 10 feet, to a minimum of 5 feet.

Special Qualities[edit]

Pathetic Initiative (Ex): A sloth gains a −10 penalty to Initiative.

Flat Feet (Ex): A sloth never gains his Dexterity bonus to his Armor Class

Lousy Reflexes (Ex): A sloth takes a −4 penalty on Reflex saves.

Longevity (Ex): A sloth ages at half his normal rate.

Challenge Rating[edit]


Level Adjustment[edit]


Notes on Applying Negative LA[edit]

the Negative Level Adjustment as part of this template is designed to reduce existing LA. Example: A LA 3 character with this template would instead be a LA 1 character. For the purposes of gaining experience, a creature with this template that would have an overall negative LA counts as 1st level. If complications arise from use of this template, consult with your DM and make changes as necessary to work in your game.

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