Spike Hylian (4e Race)
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These creatures are Hylians that have the privilege of being an elite Hylian.
|Average Height: 5' 10"- 6'2|
|Average Weight: 139 - 199 lbs.|
|Ability Scores: +2 Stength, +2 Dexterity|
|Speed: 6 squares|
|Languages: Common, Elven|
|Skill Bonuses: +2 Acrobatics, +2 Stealth|
|Fey Origin: Your parents were from Fey origin, so you are considered a Fey for the purpose of spells and effects.|
|Spiny: You have spikes running down your spin and along your arms, these can be used as natural weapons dealing 1d6+your str. mod slashing damage. These can also be used in a grapple.|
The first Hylian to become an elite was actually an accident. A Wizard was testing out a new spell that he made, but it accidentally went awry, and made his apprentice unconcious. Over time, they noticed spikes growing out of his spine and along his arms. They found out that this mistake actually made him a little more agressive and dangerous.
Play an Spike Hylian if you want...
- To have Spikes growing out of your spine and along your arms.
- To have weapons that can't be disarmed.
- To be faster than a normal Hylian.
- To be a member of a race that favors the Ranger, Rogue, Fighter, and Barbarian classes.
Has spikes growing out of his arms, otherwise, he looks like a normal Hylian.
Playing an Spike Hylian
These Hylians tend to be a little more agressive than normal Hylians and they're a little more dangerous, since they have spikes growing along their arms and spine. None the less, they still hold their honor.
Spike Hylian Characteristics: Strong, Fast, Dangerous, Little more agressive, honor bound
Male Names: Same as male Hylian and elven names.
Female Names: Same as female Hylian and elven names
Spike Hylian Adventurers
Three sample Spike Hylian adventurers are described below.
Corelleon is a male Spike Hylian Barbarian/Wizard. He was the first to become one, due to the accident in the wizards lab. When he wasn't accepted by anyone, he decided to brave the wild. He met up with a group of adventurers fighting against three trolls. He rushed into the fray, jumping at a troll, slashing it with his spikes. It turns out that the adventurers were all very bloody, and the trolls had disarmed most of them. They offered that he should join their group, which he readily accepted.
Rethm is a female Spike Hylian Ranger. She was one of the first to be gifted with spikes at birth because the wizards found her gifted with fighting, due to a vision of her future. But, there was a despairing moment in the vision. What they saw was that she would become a Dark Hylian. "How is that possible?" Her father asked. "We don't know what she will do. We must let Destiny run its course." She showed real talent in combat that she was promoted to Colonel in the Specialist Forest Army. While scouting out the area in the forest, she met up with a Dark Hylian Ranger. "Neh!" the Dark Hylian exclaimed in surprise. As they prepared for battle, he muttered a few words, his sword started swirling with Necrotic energy. She fired off two shots at him, one of which he dodged, the other hitting him square in the shoulder. He growled, and giving a vicious battle cry, he charged and stabbed her in the chest. She gasped in pain. The Dark Hylian gave an evil smile, pulled the sword out of her, and ran away. Unconciousness took her, and she fell. Her comrades took her to the base, and after ten days, the signs of Darkness took her, and her whole complexion changed. The Spike Dark Hylian has been made.