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Main Details | Archetypes | Class Builds | Adaptations | Niches

Class Builds

Below are four examples of ways to build the class. These are examples of some of the choices you could make to create a specific kind of character, designed to help you think about different ways of playing the same class.

Theme: This is an appropriate theme for the class build.
Ability Scores: This entry notes which ability scores are most important for the build.
Class Choices: Many classes offer multiple choices within certain class features (such as envoy improvisations and mechanic tricks). These entries list some appropriate choices for the build, ordered by the earliest level at which you can take each option.
Spells: Choices of spells that are particularly suited to the build are listed by spell level.
Feats: Useful feats are listed alphabetically.
Skills: These are the skills that best complement the build.

Broadleaf Battler

Theme: Wild Warden

Source Interstellar Species pg. 19
You tap into the potential of the green wilds to protect allies and overwhelm enemies with outbursts of overgrowth.

Evolutionary Focus

Packmaster

Niche

Vita

Evolutionist Adaptations

Dazzling outburst (2nd), Area strike (6th), Forceful outburst (10th), Controlled transformation (14th)

Feats

Barricade, Iron Will, Bodyguard, Medical Expert

Skills

Acrobatics, Perception, Culture, Stealth

Crypt Custodian

Theme: Death Touched

Source Interstellar Species pg. 19
Your intimacy with death grows with each passing day. You know how to invoke its power in yourself and others—for good or ill.

Evolutionary Focus

Combat

Niche

Sepulchral

Evolutionist Adaptations

Resistant form (2nd), Fearsome outburst (6th), Enhanced resistance (10th),Violent outburst (14th)

Feats

Deadly Aim, Great Fortitude, Diehard, Minor Psychic Power

Skills

Culture, Perception, Intimidate, Stealth

Eldritch Champion

Theme: Priest

Source Interstellar Species pg. 18
You’re blessed by a deity to become much more than what you started out as, transforming into a practical scion of that greater power.

Evolutionary Focus

Augmentation

Niche

Eldritch

Evolutionist Adaptations

Distant strikes (2nd), Extraordinary sense (6th), Augmented potential (10th), Pinpoint sense (14th)

Feats

Far Shot, Improved Initiative, Mobility, Shot on the Run

Skills

Acrobatics, Mysticism, Culture, Stealth

Scrapper

Theme: Roboticist

Source Interstellar Species pg. 18
At each opportunity you become more and more mechanical, upgrading your biological components into technological ones.

Evolutionary Focus

Augmentation

Niche

Mechanized

Evolutionist Adaptations

Versatile strike (2nd), Enhanced mobility (6th), Extreme mobility (10th), Explosive strike (14th)

Feats

Deadly Aim, Suppressive Fire, Fleet, Toughness

Skills

Computers, Perception, Intimidate, Survival