Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Savage Worlds: The Zif

Juliesti Sprig, Zif Sorcerer

The Zif
A Savage Worlds Reinterpretation

Brief: Zif are a mollusca-humanoid species that dwell in swamps or forest regions of the world. Their skin are shades of yellow or light green with brown or grey colored shells that they use both as backpacks and armor when being attacked. Zif are known to ally or rival with Grippli or Lizardfolk depending on resources or enemies that dwell in the region.


Smart: begins play with d6 Smarts.

Very Slow: Base Pace is 4

Armored Shell: Zif twist their very flexible bodies to use their shells to help protect them in combat. They gain +2 Natural Armor.

Sucker Foot: Zif cannot wear foot wear, instead, they have a powerful sucker foot that helps them climb of surfaces. They gain d6 Climbing. In non-hostile situations, a Zif can automatically climb a surface at a Pace of 4 per round.

Sample Character: Julesti Sprig

Attributes: Agi d6, Sma d8, Spi d6, Str d6, Vig d6
Skills: Climbing d6, Fighting d4, Healing d6, Know (Arcana) d4, Notice d6+2, Persuasion d6, Spellcasting d8, Survival d6, Swimming d6
Stats: Pace: 4; Parry: 4; Toughness: 7 (2 - Armored Shell)
Edges: Arcane Background: Spellcasting, Alertness
Hindrances: Curious, Quirk (Very Friendly), Loyal
Power Points: 10; Spells: Bolt, Detect/Conceal Arcana, Light/Obscure

-Juliesti Sprig is the jolly Zif sorcerer in a nearby cosmopolitan community that borders a marsh region. The community is cosmopolitan as it is made up of Wild Elves, Grippli, Humans, Zif, and Lizardfolk.

-His jolliness is in response to a personal sadness that has struck him, the loss of his parents. He has tried to put on a brave face and distract himself from this tragedy by trying to make new friends in the town while serving as a Sorcerer-vizier to the town council.

-He knows that a distant darkness has taken hold of the swamp. The community is one of several built to stand against this encroaching evil. His parents were slain because of this. He has a vested interest in working with adventurers to find and stop this blight from within the swamp region.

Link: Original creation of 'The Zif' was made by Alluria Publishing. You can find a link to their products HERE. Even though this post was free, I heartily endorse their products for Savage Inspiration.

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