Talk:Dragonborn, Age of War (4e Racial Trait Variant)
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Ran out of time to finish putting in and formatting will continue later ShadowyFigure 09:52, 14 April 2009 (MDT)
I hope this version brings more originality to the table then our other two "Dragonborn" varients. I've yet to see anyone top the official Dragonborn, although I wouldn't mind. Good luck. -- Sepsis 06:14, 14 May 2009 (MDT)
- The main differences this Variant will bring are, Dragonbreath with two choices of range, new racial traits, and different fluff to accomany the Age of War Campaign Setting. ShadowyFigure 04:30, 23 May 2009 (MDT)
 Design & Development
Now the Dragonborn for the Age of War Campaign Setting is complete I wanted to jsut rite a little about why I made the changes I did, and what the Dragonborn actually are in our setting. So first, the Racial Traits.
|Average Height: 6'2" - 6'8"|
|Average Weight: 220 - 320lb|
|Ability Scores: +2 Charisma, +2 Strength|
|Speed: 6 squares|
|Vision: Low-Light Vision|
|Languages: Common, Draconic|
|Skill Bonuses: +2 Intimidate, +2 Endurance|
|Strength of the Clan: You gain a +2 racial bonus to saving throws against ongoing damage, dazed and fear effects while bloodied. In addition you have a +5 racial bonus to death saving throws.|
|Draconic Heritage: Your healing surge value is equal to one-quarter of your maximum hit points + your constitution modifier.|
|Dragon Breath: You can use dragon breath as an encounter power.|
Most of this is the same as the PHB, first I got rid of the History skill bonus, as though the Dragonborn are a old race in the Age of War setting, I felt that History took them to far from my initial goal, a Clan Based warrior of draconic humanoids whos powerful stature make them both very durable and very intimidating. I also upgrade their vision to low-light, as I honestly could not think of a reason why essentially a race born from the blood fo a dragon couldn't see at least a little better in low-light conditions.
Their is one new Racial Trait, in stead of keeping Dragonborn Fury, I got rid of it and replaced it with something with a bit more oomph. +2 Racial bonus to saving throws against ongoing damage, dazed and fear effects, and a +5 racial bonus to death saving throws just shows how hard the members of thsi race are to put down.
At first I was not going to make any changes to the Dragonbreath Racial Power, but then I thought, well what if a dragonborn doesn't spray their breath weapon but they throw it in a ball of say fire. And so I made the range a chocie for the player at 1st level, because everyone likes a little more choice in their racial abbilities don't they.ShadowyFigure 10:31, 23 May 2009 (MDT)