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Customizing NPCs

Source Interstellar Species pg. 151
Like any set of NPC statistics in Starfinder, you can customize those presented here. Below are some tips for doing just that.

Adjusting CR

Source Interstellar Species pg. 151
You might want to change an NPC’s CR to present a more appropriate challenge for the level of the adventuring party. In that case, use the tables starting on page 129 in the Alien Archive to note important statistics such as Hit Points, AC, and attack, saving throw, and skill check bonuses.
Alternatives to adjusting CR include using multiple lower-CR NPCs or giving an NPC only half HP and the shaken condition.

Changing Species

Source Interstellar Species pg. 151
An NPC’s species can also grant some special abilities, which are marked with an asterisk (*) so you can easily swap them for a different species’ abilities. Remember to add the new species’ abilities! Rules for these abilities are detailed in the associated species’ section in this book. Other statistics—languages, senses, size, and speeds—might also change, though you can generally adjust these on the fly.

Adding Class Grafts

Source Interstellar Species pg. 151
You can also add a class graft to an NPC to further customize their role. The rules for class grafts appear on page 137 of the Alien Archive and the evolutionist class graft appears on page 5 of this book.