Val CHA Cost Roll Notes 35 STR 25 16- Lift 3200 kg; 7d6 HTH Damage  15 DEX 15 12- OCV: 5/DCV: 5 30 CON 40 15- 30 BODY 40 15- 8 INT -2 11- PER Roll 12- 5 EGO -10 10- ECV: 2 20 PRE 10 13- PRE Attack: 4d6 8 COM -1 11- 12 PD 5 Total: 12 PD (4 rPD) 10 ED 4 Total: 10 ED (4 rED) 3 SPD 5 Phases: 4, 8, 12 13 REC 0 60 END 0 63 STUN 0 Total Characteristics Cost: 131 Movement: Running: 12"/24" Leaping: 0"/0" Swimming: 6"/12" Cost Powers & Skills 4 Thick Skin: Damage Resistance (4 PD/4 ED) 16 Heavy: Knockback Resistance -8" 12 Long Legs: Running +6" (12" total), END 1 4 Strong Swimmer: Swimming +4" (6" total), END 1 3 Sharp Senses: +1 PER with all Sense Groups 5 Tail: Extra Limb (1), Inherent (+1/4); Limited Manipulation (-1/4) Skills 3 Camoflage Coloration: +4 with Concealment; Only In Specific Environments/Situations (-1), Self Only (-1/2) 1 Camoflage Coloration: +1 with Stealth; Only In Specific Environments/Situations (-1) Total Powers & Skill Cost: 48 Total Cost: 179 75+ Disadvantages 15 Physical Limitation: Animal Intelligence (Frequently, Greatly Impairing) 10 Physical Limitation: Enormous (8m, or 4"; -4 DCV, +4 to PER Rolls to perceive) (Frequently, Slightly Impairing) 5 Physical Limitation: Reduced Leap, cannot leap (Infrequently, Slightly Impairing) 15 Physical Limitation: Very Limited Manipulation (Frequently, Greatly Impairing) 15 Psychological Limitation: Timid (Common, Strong) 44 Experience Points Total Disadvantage Points: 179
Ecology: Ligocristus is the most common and numerous of the large-bodied herbivores to be found on Skull Island. Normally found in herds of several dozen, they graze on bark, grasses, leaves, roots, and water weeds. Thus, they are found in most of the ecological zones of Skull Island, from the wetlands to the jungles, and, in fact, are the only herbivores willing to take to the water to escape predators.
The Ligocristus is a vocal animal and communicates with other herd members via a variety of calls. Some calls are used to keep the herd together when moving though dense jungle, others assure the herd all is well, some are used to call attention to a new food source, while others are used in domination disputes. Vocalizations, as well as changes in crest color, are used during the breeding season to attract females to the males. Sparring over females is common, and many males, tired and battered from fighting over the females, are taken by predators.
Personality/Motivation: Typical animal motivations. Ligocristus is a fairly timid animal, and tends to keep a wary eye out for enemies.
Powers/Tactics: Ligocristus has no natural weapons, other than safety in numbers. They are fairly quick, and will break into a run if surprised by a predator. They will also take to the water if possible, as few predators will follow them.
Appearance: Ligocristus is an ornithischian dinosaur, with broad, three-toed feet, a long tail, and a duck-like snout. A horn-like protrusion at the back of the skull supports a long finlike crest. They move on two legs and four, and use their tails to counterbalance their movements.
Designer's Notes: Ligocristus was based off of the character sheet for Anatosaurus, found in the 4th Edition HERO Bestiary. I made modifications to the Anatosaurus based on material seen in the HERO System Bestiary to create the Ligocristus. It didn't appear in King Kong.
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