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Elrond
2008-09-14, 01:21 AM
Fire Kobold
http://demonknight.files.wordpress.com/2007/03/kobold.jpgFire kobolds are a sub-race of Kobolds who specialise in using fire magic. And are more in touch with their dragon Ancestors.
Personality: Fire Kobolds are in most respects like there cousins the Kobolds but are not as wimpy. They have an inquisitive personality and a very daring one when around fire, thinking it is some what like a god rather than a material. They spend as much time around or using fire as they can. If a Fire kobold hasnít been around fire for a long period of time he/she becomes very blank and boring.
Physical Description: Fire kobolds are about the same height as the average halfing or gnome. They have hard scaly skin with rough spikes all over it, but mainly on top of there thick heads. Their skin colour can range from a dull orange to a vibrant red. Fire kobolds weigh a bit more than most other small races because of there hard skin.
Relations: Fire kobolds get along well with evil dragons and other kobolds. Even though they get along well with other kobolds Fire kobolds look down on there cousins thinking that they are lesser versions of themselves. Fire kobolds have been known to mingle with Dwarves; who share there love for mining. A few more intelligent Fire kobolds have even bothered to learn there language; Dwarven. Fire kobolds donít seen to get on well with members of other races but there has been exceptions with people who share Fire kobolds love for mining and fire.
Alignment: Fire kobolds are most often evil and tend toward lawful. But there have been Fire kobolds of every alignment making them all common for them.
Fire Kobold lands: Fire kobolds live in Rocky Mountains or fiery volcanoes. They make there homes in small cave. And although not as skilled at trap making as regular kobolds they put traps around and outside there homes to keep intruders out. Sometimes Fire kobolds will even live in dwarven community. In almost every large or medium sized city you will find a small community of Fire kobolds.
Religion: Fire kobolds donít worship any particular deity but worship the element of fire instead
Names: Fire kobolds pick names that almost always mean something in draconic. They pick their own names at the age of 14 and before that are named by their parents. They also have a clan name to distinguish groups of Fire kobolds. Here are some common names
Male names: Aakma, Krak, Kalem, Sickmch, Lorak, Zalam, Zakalamel
Female names: Samee, Sem, Leka, Kimel, Talak, Shika, Ralem
Clan names: Nikam, Zima, Karakem, Kraken, Erif, Hemlik
Racial Traits:
--4 Str, +2 Dex, -2 Con
-Small size: +1 bonus to AC, +1 bonus to attack rolls +4 bonuses on Hide checks. -4 penalties on grapple checks, lifting and carrying limits ĺ those of Medium characters
-A Fire kobolds base land speed is 30ft
-Low light vision
-Racial skills: A Fire kobold character has a +2 racial bonus on Profession (Miner) checks
-+1 natural armour bonus
-Special qualities: Light sensitivity
-Fire resistance 5
-Automatic languages: Common, Draconic, Bonus languages: Undercommon, Dwarven
-Spell like abilities: 1/day Burning hands
-Favoured class: Sorcerer
-Level adjustment: +0

Andras
2008-09-14, 01:44 AM
...proceed? :smallconfused:

Ganurath
2008-09-14, 01:51 AM
If you're looking for inspiration, just follow this (http://www.systemreferencedocuments.org/35/sovelior_sage/unearthedElementalVariants.html#races-of-fire) guideline: bonus and penalties regarding elementals, fire resistance 5, +2 Int, -2 Cha, and a love of the arts relevant to their race: Craftsmanship, in the case of D&D's trappers.

Elrond
2008-09-14, 05:14 AM
Oh sorry i forgot to write the rest into it should be done soon

Kizara
2008-09-14, 05:39 AM
Also don't forget to put a version tag.

EDIT: I can't believe you managed to get the name "Elrond" on the forums. Nice.

Elrond
2008-09-19, 09:42 PM
Ok the fire kobold is complete

lord of kobolds
2008-09-20, 08:04 AM
Always good to see more Kobolds. This looks pretty well balanced.

Elrond
2008-09-20, 10:57 PM
Oh good because i was worried it was unbalanced

AetherFox
2008-09-21, 04:15 PM
Other than personality, appearance, and the burning hands special features, how are they different than normal kobolds? I'm sorry, I like the idea, but it doesn't seem like it should be a whole other race.

Lert, A.
2008-09-21, 04:20 PM
Other than personality, appearance, and the burning hands special features, how are they different than normal kobolds? I'm sorry, I like the idea, but it doesn't seem like it should be a whole other race.

I have to agree.

However, kobolds as a race have always been overly weak. This is a step in the right direction, although I would still add Fire Resistance 5.

Elrond
2008-09-21, 08:18 PM
OK ill add fire resistance 5 and they are a subrace so there not much different

sigurd
2008-09-21, 08:53 PM
Other than personality, appearance, and the burning hands special features, how are they different than normal kobolds? I'm sorry, I like the idea, but it doesn't seem like it should be a whole other race.

Why do they have to be very different? Its a variety of Kobold.