EZG reviews Bullet Points: 8 Animal Feats
All right, by now you know the drill: 3 pages of pdf, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page content, this time for 8 feats for animals, so let’s take a look!
The feats are:
-Bloodhound: When tracking by scent, you get +4 to survival. When tracking creatures with hp damage or a bleeding wound, you get +1 to melee attacks versus that foe. Weird, though, that bleed is specifically mentioned – does incurring any form of bleed damage, even if it’s to attributes, not require hp damage?
-Empathic Beast: Animal/familiar gets the alignment of the owner.
-Great White: You are a white animal (-2 to stealth in any environment but snow and ice), but +1 to all saves and +1 hp/3HD. Nice one!
-Homing Sense: Use survival to find, tortoise-style, your way home. You return home to your master’s abode when left unattended for 24 hours and may even take your unconscious master with you. VERY iconic feat!
-Mighty Beast: When adjacent to one who trained you for one trick, that being gets +4 to intimidate.
-Sly: +6 tricks when trained, +3 when untrained. Neat!
-Soothing Companion: When within 15 ft. of you, your master gets +2 to will-saves versus emotion or fear-descriptor spells and +2 to fort-saves versus environmental damage and disease.
-Timmy is down a well!: Learn to distinguish multiple names and learn to convey special meanings via bluff-checks. Awesome!
Editing and formatting are very good, though not as extraordinarily crisp as I’m used to by SGG. Layout adheres to a 3-column landscape standard and the pdf has no bookmarks, but needs none at this length. Yes! This pdf offers feat for our favorite companions to make them more distinct, matter more and even play pivotal roles in e.g. investigations – just leave e.g. an animal with the Timmy-feat at an inconspicuous location to find out whether those guys over there are talking about killing you. Full of cool ideas, these feats are all killer, balanced and fun and should come as a godsend to each player that wants more customization and options for their favorite pets. Final verdict? Easily given and glad five stars, omitting the seal of approval only because not all of the feats are up to the mind-blown category.
You can get these feats here!