THe ogre-mages

Of Shadowgate

Ogre-Mages of Shadowgate

Alignment: LN, LE, NE
Classes allowed: fighter, mage, thief, sorcerer, barbarian
Normal adventuring starting age: 21-24
Average life span: 195
Stat adjustments: +2 constitution, +2 wisdom
Skill bonuses: +2 endurance
Misc bonuses: +3 natural armor
Daily spells: fly x1, darkness x1, sleep x1, cone of cold x1
Level adjustment: 3
Commonly found: Charu mountains, Dagger mountains, Talzashaar’s Teeth

Ogre magi are 10 1/2 feet tall and have dark eyes. They usually have light blue, light green, or pale brown skin, along with a pair of ivory horns on their forehead. Their hair is usually a different color from that of their skin, and is a darker shade (except ogre magi with pale brown skin and yellow hair). They have black nails and dark eyes with white pupils. Their teeth and tusks are usually pure white.

Ogre magi tend to be more civilized than ogres, and live in caves or fortified dwellings. They have a great respect for their clans, following many oriental traditions, including dress and weapon use. Ogre magi prefer to use magic rather than force, but they can be just as fierce as their ogre relatives.

Restricted (level adjusted) races can automatically be rolled on HM accounts in creation. Other un-rollable combinations (atypical alignments or classes for a race) will need to be requested via the avatarmail command, and are usually likewise restricted to HMs and those players with a prior standard of good roleplay. Please be patient – depending if the request is unusual, it may involve some discussion before it is approved or denied, so these applications usually take until the following weekend or so to process. In such submissions, please include a description of your character’s personality and general attitude, as well as at least a moderate summary of their history – it does not need to be a full background, but we must know what has shaped your character, and what their current attitudes and nuances are, in order to approve or deny the request.

Useful MUD helpfiles: ogre-mage, request races

Resources:
Savage Species (3e sourcebook)
Racial notes (4e)

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