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Re: Jab's Animal Builds (Honey Badger! Otters! Wolverine!

Post by catsi563 » Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:40 am

so thats why Vampires fear Stakes so much theyre venomous :lol:
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Re: Jab's Animal Builds (Honey Badger! Otters! Wolverine!

Post by Jabroniville » Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:06 am

catsi563 wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:40 am
so thats why Vampires fear Stakes so much theyre venomous :lol:
May you be eaten by a Fossa :P.

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Small Mongooses

Post by Jabroniville » Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:32 am

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Javan Mongoose.

SMALL MONGOOSES
Role:
Bug-Eaters
PL 1 (20)- Minion Rank 2, Sidekick Rank 4
STRENGTH
-4 STAMINA -3 AGILITY -2
FIGHTING -2 DEXTERITY 0
INTELLIGENCE -4 AWARENESS 0 PRESENCE -2

Skills:
Athletics 10 (+6)
Close Combat (Bite) 1 (+4)
Expertise (Survival) 4 (+4)
Perception 3 (+3)

Advantages:
Close Attack 5, Improved Initiative

Powers:
"Animal Senses" Senses 3 (Acute & Extended Scent, Low-Light Vision) [3]

"Fun Size" Shrinking 12 (Feats: Innate) (Extras: Permanent +0) -- (6 inches) [25]
(-3 Strength, +6 Defenses, +12 Stealth, -6 Intimidation, -1 Speed)

Offense:
Unarmed +3 (-4 Damage, DC 11)
Bite +4 (-4 Damage, DC 12)
Initiative +2

Defenses:
Dodge +4 (DC 14), Parry +4 (DC 14), Toughness -3, Fortitude +0, Will +2

Complications:
Disabled (Animal)- Meerkats cannot speak to humans, nor use their paws to easily manipulate objects.

Total: Abilities: -28 / Skills: 18--9 / Advantages: 6 / Powers: 28 / Defenses: 5 (20)

-These Mongooses tend to be either very small or hunt only weak, ineffective prey, meaning they're a much lower PL. Most Mongooses actually eat insects like termites & beetles, sometimes adding small lizards, rodents, frogs, and snakes to the menu.

The Weak Mongooses:
JAVAN MONGOOSE: These small Mongooses live throughout Southeast Asia, and have even been introduced to Hawaii, where they've become nuisance animals that kill native birds, alongside their usual prey of small mammals, insects, and lizards.

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DWARF MONGOOSE: Fairly well-known and easy to tame.
STRIPE-NECKED MONGOOSE: These live in the southern tip of India.
CRAB-EATING MONGOOSE: These live in Southeast Asia, and will eat just about anything they can catch, but are named for their taste for crab.
SHORT-TAILED MONGOOSE: Hailing from the Malaysian Peninsula, weighing about 5 lbs.
INDIAN BROWN MONGOOSE: About as big as the Indian Grey Mongoose, but hunting smaller, less-dangerous prey.
COLLARED MONGOOSE: One of those guys who just has a hand-painted image on Wikipedia. From India.

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LONG-NOSED MONGOOSE: From central Africa.
MARSH MONGOOSE: African Mongoose that lives mostly in freshwater wetlands. They eat mostly frogs, snails, crabs and fish, swimming out to capture them and biting prey on the head.
JACKSON'S MONGOOSE: A large African Mongoose that mostly eats army ants.
CAPE GRAY MONGOOSE: From the Cape of Africa.
SOMALIAN SLENDER MONGOOSE: Only weigh about 1.5 lbs.
BLACK MONGOOSE: Mostly eat insects and rodents.
ANGOLAN SLENDER MONGOOSE: Sometimes eaten by Hawk-Eagles.
BLACK FOOTED MONGOOSE: Another African one.
BUSHY-TAILED MONGOOSE: Known to be extremely elusive and bushy-tailed (obviously).
WHITE-TAILED MONGOOSE: These are extremely large for Mongooses (about 11 lbs.), but eat only insects, eggs, and stuff like that.

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YELLOW MONGOOSE: Another bug-eater from the Cape of Africa.
MELLER'S MONGOOSE: A termite-eating, big Mongoose.
SELOUS'S MONGOOSE: Another African one.
BANDED MONGOOSE: Very common and one of the most-gregarious Mongooses, but they're another another insect-eater, typically eating small prey.
GAMBIAN MONGOOSE: They eat beetles & millipedes.
POUSARGUES'S MONGOOSE: Well, that's a mouthful.
LIBERIAN MONGOOSE: A very unknown Mongoose, highly hunted and very rare. It's nearly impossible to find them, so we don't know much about them.

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KUSIMANSE: There are a few species of Kusimanse, which are a type of Mongoose. Kusimanses have very long, shrew-like snouts.

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Re: Jab's Animal Builds (Otters! Wolverine! Mongooses!)

Post by Spectrum » Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:46 am

From the Hawaii Invasive Species Council

Impacts
Mongoose are opportunistic feeders that will eat birds, small mammals, reptiles, insects, fruits, and plants. They prey on the eggs and hatchlings of native ground nesting birds and endangered sea turtles. The small Indian mongoose has been blamed with the extinction of ground-nesting birds in Jamaica and Fiji and commonly kill birds, including 8 federally listed endangered Hawaiian birds, such as the Hawaiian crow (‘alalā), petrels (ʻuʻau) and Hawaiian goose (nēnē). It was estimated in 1999 that mongoose cause $50 million in damages to Hawai`i and Puerto Rico annually.

Distribution
The mongooses found in Hawai’i are native to India and were originally introduced to Hawai’i Island in 1883 by the sugar industry to control rats in sugarcane fields on Maui, Moloka’i and O’ahu. The introduction of mongoose to Hawaii with the intent to control rats was misguided, because while rodents make up a large portion of the mongooses’ diet, the their substantial negative impact on other desirable birds, insects, and animals outweighs their minor impact on rat. Mongoose are now widespread on all of the main Hawaiian islands except for Lanaʻi and Kauaʻi, where there are no known populations. Mongooses can live in both wet and dry conditions including gardens, grasslands, and forests.

Are Mongoose an Example of Biological Control Gone Wrong?
No. While the introduction of mongoose to Hawaii is often casually referred to as an example of biological control gone wrong, the introduction of this species by private individuals in the sugarcane industry was not part of any scientific biological control process. Biological control, or “biocontrol,” is a robust scientific field in which research is done to identify a predator or pest of a given invasive species from its home range, followed by extensive research to determine whether the predator or pest, if introduced to Hawaii as a biocontrol agent, would impact only the invasive species in question. Mongoose did not undergo this evaluation prior to entry and should not be considered an example of biocontrol. You can learn more about modern biocontrol efforts at the HDOA Plant Pest Control, Biological Control Section website.

What you can do
If you see this species on Kauaʻi or Lanaʻi call 643-PEST

Look-alike Species
Cats, rats, and occasionally fleeing pheasants have been mistaken for mongooses. Cats have a rounder head, pointed ears, longer legs, a flat nose, and usually have a jumping pounce. Large rats run low to the ground, like mongooses, but are usually spotted at night (unlike mongooses). Pheasants also run with a low profile and since sighting them lasts only seconds, they can easily be mistaken.
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Re: Jab's Animal Builds (Otters! Wolverine! Mongooses!)

Post by Jabroniville » Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:59 am

haha, nice- thanks, Spectrum :). I figured these little bastards would be weasel-like in their ability to devastate smaller animals.

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Civets

Post by Jabroniville » Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:08 pm

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CIVETS
Role:
Bug-Eaters
PL 1 (21)- Minion Rank 2, Sidekick Rank 5
STRENGTH
-4 STAMINA -3 AGILITY -2
FIGHTING -2 DEXTERITY 0
INTELLIGENCE -4 AWARENESS 0 PRESENCE -2

Skills:
Athletics 10 (+6)
Close Combat (Bite) 1 (+4)
Expertise (Survival) 4 (+4)
Perception 3 (+3)

Advantages:
Close Attack 5, Improved Initiative

Powers:
"Animal Senses" Senses 3 (Acute & Extended Scent, Low-Light Vision) [3]

"Fun Size" Shrinking 12 (Feats: Innate) (Extras: Permanent +0) -- (6 inches) [25]
(-3 Strength, +6 Defenses, +12 Stealth, -6 Intimidation, -1 Speed)

Offense:
Unarmed +3 (-4 Damage, DC 11)
Bite +4 (-4 Damage, DC 12)
Initiative +2

Defenses:
Dodge +4 (DC 14), Parry +5 (DC 15), Toughness -3, Fortitude +0, Will +2

Complications:
Disabled (Animal)- Civets cannot speak to humans, nor use their paws to easily manipulate objects.

Total: Abilities: -28 / Skills: 18--9 / Advantages: 6 / Powers: 28 / Defenses: 6 (21)

-Civets are very odd-looking members of Carnivora- slender like Weasels, they are arboreal, fluffy-tailed creatures with triangular heads, and mostly eat insects. They are among the most primitive and non-specialized of carnivores, and are usually very small. The largest ones ever were about Leopard-sized, but the biggest now are about 20 lbs.

Civets:
SMALL INDIAN CIVET: Throughout Southeast Asia, these are bug-eaters.
LARGE-SPOTTED CIVET: Extremely endangered and so rare we know almost nothing about their habits, these live in South Asia.

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AFRICAN CIVET: These are large, very common Viverrids with spotted coats and a long raised portion of hair on their tails. Despite their size, they still mostly eat insects.
MALABAR LARGE-SPOTTED CIVET: Critically-endangered and little-understood.
MALAY CIVET: Living around the Malaysian Peninsula, they eat like the others do, but are occasionally killed for invading poultry farms.
LARGE INDIAN CIVET: Hefty 20-lb. Asian Civets, these will also sometimes kill poultry, but mostly stick to bugs and other small animals.

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OTTER CIVET: A very endangered, little-known Civet from the Malaysian Peninsula- they eat crabs, molluscs and other small animals.

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PALM CIVET: There's over a dozen varieties of Palm Civet, usually living around India or Sri Lanka. Most are pretty small, maxing out at 9-13 lbs. Some eat mostly nuts.
MASKED PALM CIVET- PL 1 (24): A 13-lb. Asian Palm Civet, this one can spray scent like a Skunk. Features 2: Make Target Stink Badly for Days (2)

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OYAN: Two species of Oyan live in Africa- they are extra-slender, weasel-like Civets, part of a group called "Linsangs". They also eat small animals, like the others.

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Re: Jab's Animal Builds (Otters! Wolverine! Mongooses!)

Post by Spectrum » Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:15 am

And then there is the famous civet poop coffee:

Kopi luwak is a coffee that consists of partially digested coffee cherries, which have been eaten and defecated by the Asian palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus). It is therefore also called civet coffee. The cherries are fermented as they pass through a civet's intestines, and after being defecated with other fecal matter, they are collected.[1] Asian palm civets are increasingly caught in the wild and traded for this purpose.[2]

Kopi luwak is produced mainly on the Indonesian islands of Sumatra, Java, Bali, Sulawesi, and in East Timor. It is also widely gathered in the forest or produced in farms in the islands of the Philippines,[3] where the product is called kape motit in the Cordillera region, kapé alamíd in Tagalog areas, kapé melô or kapé musang in Mindanao, and kahawa kubing in the Sulu Archipelago. Weasel coffee is a loose English translation of its Vietnamese name cà phê Chồn.

Producers of the coffee beans argue that the process may improve coffee through two mechanisms, selection – civets choosing to eat only certain cherries – and digestion – biological or chemical mechanisms in the animal's digestive tract altering the composition of the coffee cherries.

The traditional method of collecting feces from wild Asian palm civets has given way to an intensive farming method, in which the palm civets are kept in battery cages and are force-fed the cherries. This method of production has raised ethical concerns about the treatment of civets and the conditions they are made to live in, which include isolation, poor diet, small cages and a high mortality rate.[4][5][6]

Although kopi luwak is a form of processing rather than a variety of coffee, it has been called one of the most expensive coffees in the world, with retail prices reaching €550 to US$700 per kilogram.[7]
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Re: Jab's Animal Builds (Otters! Wolverine! Mongooses!)

Post by Jabroniville » Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:17 am

ah, humanity. Never stop finding new ways to eat and drink things that mother nature is like "No, holy shit! What are you guys thinking??"

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Genets

Post by Jabroniville » Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:38 am

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GENETS
Role:
Bug-Eaters
PL 1 (21)- Minion Rank 2, Sidekick Rank 5
STRENGTH
-4 STAMINA -3 AGILITY -2
FIGHTING -2 DEXTERITY 0
INTELLIGENCE -4 AWARENESS 0 PRESENCE -2

Skills:
Athletics 10 (+6)
Close Combat (Bite) 1 (+4)
Expertise (Survival) 4 (+4)
Perception 3 (+3)

Advantages:
Close Attack 5, Improved Initiative

Powers:
"Animal Senses" Senses 3 (Acute & Extended Scent, Low-Light Vision) [3]

"Fun Size" Shrinking 12 (Feats: Innate) (Extras: Permanent +0) -- (6 inches) [25]
(-3 Strength, +6 Defenses, +12 Stealth, -6 Intimidation, -1 Speed)

Offense:
Unarmed +3 (-4 Damage, DC 11)
Bite +4 (-4 Damage, DC 12)
Initiative +2

Defenses:
Dodge +4 (DC 14), Parry +5 (DC 15), Toughness -3, Fortitude +0, Will +2

Complications:
Disabled (Animal)- Civets cannot speak to humans, nor use their paws to easily manipulate objects.

Total: Abilities: -28 / Skills: 18--9 / Advantages: 6 / Powers: 28 / Defenses: 6 (21)

-About a dozen species of Genet exist across Africa, with a couple living in Europe- the only of their type on that continent. They were probably introduced there by humans, and spread out. Genets are pretty much like Civets, but with even smaller heads and tinier bodies.

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Binturong

Post by Jabroniville » Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:57 am

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BINTURONG (Arctictis binturong)
Role:
Asian Bearcat
PL 3 (51)- Minion Rank 4, Sidekick Rank 11
Normal Version:
PL 1-2
STRENGTH -2 STAMINA -1 AGILITY 3
FIGHTING 4 DEXTERITY 0
INTELLIGENCE -4 AWARENESS 1 PRESENCE -2

Skills:
Athletics 6 (+4)
Close Combat (Unarmed) 2 (+6)
Expertise (Survival) 5 (+6)
Intimidation 5 (+1 Size)
Perception 6 (+7)

Advantages:
Fast Grab

Powers:
"Animal Senses" Senses 4 (Low-Light Vision, Acute & Extended Scent, Extended Hearing) [4]
Speed 2 (4 mph) [2]
"Power Climber" Enhanced Speed 4: Athletics 4 (+12) (Flaws: Limited to Climbing) [1]
Leaping 1 (15 feet) [1]
"Bite" Strength-Damage +1 [1]
"Prehensile Tail" Extra Limb 1 [1]

"Small Size" Shrinking 4 (Feats: Innate) (Extras: Permanent +0) [9]
(-1 Strength & Speed, +2 Defenses, +4 Stealth, -2 Intimidation)

Offense:
Unarmed +6 (-1 Damage, DC 14)
Initiative +7

Defenses:
Dodge +7 (DC 17), Parry +8 (DC 18), Toughness -1, Fortitude +1, Will +3

Complications:
Disabled (Animal)- Binturongs cannot speak to humans, nor use their paws to easily manipulate objects.

Total: Abilities: 0 / Skills: 24--12 / Advantages: 1 / Powers: 20 / Defenses: 9 (41)

Era: Modern
Range: South Asia.
Stereotypes: None.
Colouring: Grizzled blacks, grays & browns.
Size: Up to 3 feet long (30-70 lbs.)
Encounter Groups: Solitary.
Diet: Birds, insects, eggs, rodents, lizards, snakes, fungi.
Tactics: Silent stalking, followed by agile pounce.

-Okay, I'd heard of these, but I had NO IDEA they were so big! Binturongs are Asian Viverrids that can grow about three feet long and weight 48-71 lbs.! No wonder they're also called the "Bearcat". They are arboreal, but not very athletic or quick, and prey mostly on small mammals, birds, fish, bugs, worms, and fruits. They can be quite fierce, despite their diet of weakling animals, and are not often preyed upon by Leopards in their territory. Unusually, thanks to their urine interacting with skin bacteria on their bodies, they smell like butter popcorn!

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LEAKEY'S CIVET: This extinct Civet was the size of a small leopard- about 88 lbs., with a very large, large-jawed head.

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Fossa

Post by Jabroniville » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:47 am

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The bottom two pictures I took at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, Japan- the only place I've ever seen a Fossa.

FOSSA (Cryptoprocta ferox)
Role:
Madagascar's Super-Predator
PL 4 (51)- Minion Rank 4, Sidekick Rank 11
Normal Version:
PL 1-2
STRENGTH -2 STAMINA -1 AGILITY 3
FIGHTING 4 DEXTERITY 0
INTELLIGENCE -4 AWARENESS 1 PRESENCE -2

Skills:
Acrobatics 4 (+7)
Athletics 10 (+8)
Close Combat (Unarmed) 4 (+9)
Expertise (Survival) 5 (+6)
Intimidation 5 (+1 Size)
Perception 6 (+7)

Advantages:
Close Attack, Evasion, Fast Grab, Grab Finesse, Improved Initiative, Seize Initiative, Uncanny Dodge

Powers:
"Animal Senses" Senses 4 (Low-Light Vision, Acute & Extended Scent, Extended Hearing) [4]
Speed 2 (4 mph) [2]
"Power Climber" Enhanced Speed 4: Athletics 4 (+12) (Flaws: Limited to Climbing) [1]
Leaping 1 (15 feet) [1]
"Bite" Strength-Damage +1 [1]

"Small Size" Shrinking 4 (Feats: Innate) (Extras: Permanent +0) [9]
(-1 Strength & Speed, +2 Defenses, +4 Stealth, -2 Intimidation)

Offense:
Unarmed +9 (-1 Damage, DC 14)
Initiative +7

Defenses:
Dodge +7 (DC 17), Parry +8 (DC 18), Toughness -1, Fortitude +1, Will +3

Complications:
Disabled (Animal)- Fossas cannot speak to humans, nor use their paws to easily manipulate objects.

Total: Abilities: 0 / Skills: 34--17 / Advantages: 7 / Powers: 19 / Defenses: 9 (51)

Era: Modern
Range: Madagascar, Africa
Stereotypes: None (too unknown)
Colouring: Brown.
Size: Up to 3 feet long (6-18 lbs.)
Encounter Groups: Solitary.
Diet: Lemurs, rodents, birds, pigs
Tactics: Silent stalking, followed by pounce.

-The Fossa is an obscure predator- the largest carnivore on the island of Madagascar, where they used to hunt Lemurs all the time. Nowadays, they're a notorious hunter of poultry and other farm animals- despite weighing only 31 lbs., they can take PIGS. This is owing to their bodies being much more muscular than is typical for animals of its size- it is more squat and compact than a Mongoose or Civet (near-relatives). Requiring a fairly large territory on an island with a shrinking wilderness, they are quite vulnerable (formerly Endangered). Probably the only one seen in fiction is one from the Madagascar series. Fossas' weird Latin name comes from their hidden anus, obscured by a pouch, and females have a Hyena-like super-clitoris that makes them look like males, but only for a few years.

-A Fossa is more or less like a Lynx/Caracal, being a PL 4 Elite Predator in a land without large ones, effectively becoming one of the world's smallest Apex Predators.

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Cat Builds

Post by Jabroniville » Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:37 am

"Of all God's creatures, there is only one that cannot be made slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve the man, but it would deteriorate the cat."
- Mark Twain


FELIDAE FAMILY (Order- Carnivora):
-Ah, the Cats. Nothing else symbolizes grace, presence, arrogance or confidence like the form of the Feline. Their slender bodies, graceful movements, incredible balance and overall cleanliness make them legends among carnivores, hunting silently and with great care. And their COATS- these are truly the greatest amongst all animals, though lacking the sheer softness of the Mustelids- they have stripes, spots, rosettes, clouds, etc., and in the greatest colours in Mammalia. The family is shockingly-similar in body and behavior considering the rest of the animal kingdom- look at the Mustelids and their varying forms, the Cetaceans and their huge variety, all the Primates (from Monkeys to Apes), all the various Hoofed Mammals (even from the same Families- a Moose and a Deer, or a Bison and a Dik-Dik), and then to the Cats, and you'll see the near exact same body in every single animal. A Housecat is clearly and obviously related to the mighty Tiger, regardless of a 600-pound difference in weight.

-The Cats are separated into 38 distinct species, and further classification is difficult, as many of the larger breeds can inter-breed (producing the famous Gigantism-inflicted Liger, as well as Tigons, Pumapards, Jaguleps, and more), and the "Big" and "Little" Cat classifications fail to produce much in the way of scientific reasoning- the Cougar of the Little Cats is often larger than some Big Cats. All Cats have incredible senses, high accuracy, dangerous claws, great stealth & agility, and high speed. They're among the priciest creatures, points-wise, in all Carnivora.

-The beauty and sheer awesomeness of the Big Cats makes them popular "Exotic Pets", but they are REALLY bad animals for that sort of thing. Exotic reptiles and arachnids can be more docile, but Big Cats only need ONE mistake to turn on their "owners"- numerous keepers, owners and spectators have been horribly-killed by an animal that just barely managed to reach outside of its pen.

Danger to Humans: Few land-based predators have killed more people than big cats- even with their lowered populations, Leopards, Lions and Tigers take potentially HUNDREDS of people yearly, usually in the poorer countries. Their incredible speed, remarkable stealth (even 400-lb. Lions can sneak directly behind someone without making a noise), and powerful teeth make them among our deadliest adversaries, especially in places where they've developed no fear of man. There have even existed (and still exist) Man-Eater SPECIALISTS, who are known to have taken DOZENS of people. Against a cat large enough, a human being without a weapon has essentially no defense.

-Smaller cats are usually not a threat to people, though escaped Lynx and Caracals can do some damage, and could easily kill children. Regular-sized cats are little tiny buzzsaws, and can leave some UGLY bleeding wounds, but humans are generally not endangered by them.

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Re: Jab's Animal Builds (Wolverine! Mongooses! Civets & Genets!)

Post by catsi563 » Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:47 am

=^_^= hee hee *giggles in cat*
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Housecat

Post by Jabroniville » Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:55 am

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DOMESTIC CAT (Felis catus)
Role:
Rodent Exterminator, Preening Jerk of the Animal Kingdom, Small Pet
PL 2 (50)- Minion Rank 4, Sidekick Rank 10
Normal Version:
PL 0-1
STRENGTH -3 STAMINA -2 AGILITY 2
FIGHTING 2 DEXTERITY 0
INTELLIGENCE -4 AWARENESS 1 PRESENCE -2

Skills:
Acrobatics 7 (+9)
Athletics 10 (+7)
Close Combat (Unarmed) 4 (+7)
Expertise (Survival) 5 (+6)
Insight 1 (+2)
Intimidation 4 (+0)
Perception 4 (+5)
Stealth 0 (+2, +10 Size)

Advantages:
Attractive (to those who like Cute things), Close Attack, Evasion, Fast Grab, Grab Finesse, Improved Initiative, Prone Fighting, Seize Initiative, Uncanny Dodge

Powers:
"Animal Senses" Senses 5 (Low-Light Vision, Acute & Extended Scent, Extended & Ultra-Hearing) [5]
Speed 2 (4 mph) [2]

"Cat Agility"
"Righting Reflex" Immunity 5 (Falling Damage) (Flaws: Limited to Half-Effect) [2.5]
Leaping 1 (15 feet) [1]

"Tiny Size" Shrinking 8 (Feats: Innate) (Extras: Permanent +0) -- (1 foot) [17]
(-2 Strength, +4 Defenses, +8 Stealth, -4 Intimidation, -1 Speed)

Offense:
Unarmed +7 (-3 Damage, DC 12)
Initiative +6

Defenses:
Dodge +6 (DC 16), Parry +6 (DC 16), Toughness -2, Fortitude +0, Will +3

Complications:
Disabled (Animal)- Cats cannot speak to humans, nor use their paws to easily manipulate objects.
Reputation (Jerk)- Cats can be very mean, and often take a while to warm up to an individual. Most strongly prefer the gender of their owner.
Addiction (Murder)- While killing rats & mice is great, cats also destabilize songbird populations, as they are indiscriminate killers who enjoy murder for its own sake. They will also gleefully wipe out endangered species, as even a well-fed cat kills simply for fun.
Reputation (Pride)- Cats will not take orders, and cannot carry out commands. It is beneath them. As are you, filthy hyooman.

Total: Abilities: -8 / Skills: 35--17.5 / Advantages: 9 / Powers: 27.5 / Defenses: 4 (50)

Era: Modern
Range: Whole Inhabited World
Stereotypes: Cruel, insincere, imperious. Lazy.
Colouring: Black, white, orange, brown, tan, grey with various patterns
Size: Up to 3 feet long (3-50 lbs., most are around 15-25 lbs.)
Encounter Groups: Solitary, pet, cat-lady bunch (5-100), feral gangs (4-200)
Diet: Cat food, rodents, birds
Tactics: Silent stalking, followed by pounce. Often plays with food before lethal cord-severing neck bite.

-Cats are the most common pet animal in the world, and rival the Dog for popularity in the United States (the ease of taking care of them is making them more numerous by the day). They lend themselves well to modern-living, they can live just fine in apartments, and can be left to themselves without temper or play issues (the same cannot be said of most dog breeds- also, cats don't bark). Plus, they bury their own poop and pee. And dey're SHO KYOOOOOOOOOOOOTTT!!! Sorry, couldn't resist. Seriously, I love cats (not a dog person at all), as even their bad traits (such as the evil) are rather cute and amusing. I mean, a violent, snapping kitty is kind of funny as long as it doesn't scratch you- an angry dog will get you booted from your apartment building. They're domesticated from the Wildcat, likely from a VERY small gene pool originally, and have quickly modified into different breeds, most of which are far more similar to each other compared to the wierdly-variable Dogs (most Cats generally just look like Cats, though Persians have weirdly-flat faces).

-Cats are also much better hunters than domesticated dogs (they go completely feral within a few generations, and have always been excellent hunters of small animals), and can survive just fine in the wilderness, but are frequently victimized by Coyotes (think about THAT next time you abandon an unwanted pet to a random farm). So they're very, very skilled mini-hunters, resulting in a weak PL 2 build that goes NUTS on the cost, costing more than any Dog Breed, and nearly surpasses many Wild Canines. It doesn't do anything in the way of damage, but is very accurate, being PL 2 all-around, with lots of defensive Advantages (Uncanny Dodge based off of it's whiskers picking up vibrations & Evasion), natural Agility and more. Their senses are almost as good as most dogs' (their hearing is far superior), and they take only half-damage from falling.

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Re: Binturong

Post by Spectrum » Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:37 pm

Jabroniville wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:57 am
BINTURONG (Arctictis binturong)
Role:
Asian Bearcat
Is this a dropbear?
We rise from the ashes so that new legends can be born.

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