Minotaurs, ‘Chosen Ones’

Minotaur Racial Traits

  • Ability Adjustments: +2 Strength, +2 Constitution, -2 Charisma. Minotaurs are strong and powerful, but their arrogance and brutish appearance can be offensive to other races.
  • Medium: Minotaurs are Medium creatures, and have no bonuses or penalties due to their size.
  • Normal Speed: Minotaurs have a base speed of 30 feet.
  • Thick Hide: Minotaurs gain a +2 natural armor bonus.
  • +2 racial bonus on Intimidate, Profession (sailor), and Swim checks. Minotaurs are familiar with the sea and are fearsome.
  • Gore: A minotaur may use his horns as natural weapons to make a gore attack, dealing 1d6 points of damage plus the minotaur’s Strength modifier. A minotaur can attack with a weapon at his normal attack bonus and make a gore attack as a secondary attack (-5 penalty on the attack roll and half Strength bonus on the damage roll).
  • Keen Senses: Minotaurs receive a +2 bonus on smell- based Perception checks.
  • Weapon Familiarity: Minotaurs treat any weapon with the word "minotaur" in its name as a martial weapon.
  • Languages: Minotaurs begin play speaking Common and Kothian. Minotaurs with high Intelligence scores may choose any of the following: Kalinese, Nordmaarian, Ogre, Saifhum.
  • Favored Class: The favored class of minotaurs is Fighter or Mariner. The choice must be made at 1st level and cannot be changed.

Bibliography:

  • Pathfinder RPG Alpha release 2
  • Races of Ansalon
  • Dragonlance Adventures
  • Tales of the Lance

About Dragonhelm

Trampas “Dragonhelm” Whiteman is best known for co-creating and administering the Dragonlance Nexus fan site. He is co-author of three Dragonlance books – Holy Orders of the Stars, Knightly Orders of Ansalon, and Races of Ansalon.

When not evangelizing Dragonlance and other settings, Trampas is a husband, father, podcaster, and web designer. Trampas also enjoys reading comics, reading fantasy and scifi novels, and playing D&D.

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