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Kangooran

Kangoorans are a species of nomadic humanoids that seek to perfect the arts of jumping and boxing, as both are as natural to them as looting and burning is to orcs. They love the desert, as the barren openness gives them room to jump long distances and great heights, but inevitably they travel through forests, mountains and jungles, seeking obstacles to challenge their leaping prowess. Unfortunately for them, the economy of the world does not support those whose only life wish is to box and jump, so many become thieves to support their passions. Kangoorans travel in packs with a strong sense of kindred with their own kind. They will usually be encountered in pairs or packs of 10-20, never forming larger groups or permanent settlements. While they often go to the city briefly to make some quick cash, they prefer the natural environments and the road. A rare few appreciate the jumping possibilities of the cities and stick around, before getting arrested or run out of town. A few have become cat burglars of legend, leaping through second story windows and shoving any valuable which isn’t nailed down into their pouch.

For lack of a better description, Kangoorans look exactly like oversized kangaroos, except that they are somewhat taller (6 feet on average) and have longer arms with bigger hands and opposable thumbs. They are covered in fur, which ranges from shades of dark grey to tan and all colors between.

Kangooran Traits
+2 Strength, +2 Dexterity, +2 Constitution, -2 Intelligence, +2 Wisdom

Medium Size
Base Land Speed 30 ft.
Low-Light Vision: Kangarooans can see twice as far as a human in starlight, moonlight, torchlight, and similar conditions of poor illumination. They retain the ability to distinguish color and detail under these conditions.
+2 Racial Bonus on Sleight of Hand and Balance Checks
Mad Hops: Kangarooans receive a +10 racial bonus on Jump checks, and counts as having a running start on all Jump checks, regardless of whether or not they were actually running.. They may take ten on any Jump check, even under stress.
Natural Armor +1

Super Secret Pouch: Located on the belly, this natural container holds up to 30 lbs. of goods.
Bonus Feat: Improved Unarmed Strike. Kangoorans are natural boxers.
Bonus Feat: Quick Draw. Kangoorans have fast and deceptive hands.
Level Adjustment: +2
CR Adjustment: +1
Automatic Languages: Common

Bonus Languages: Elven, Giant, Gnomish, Halfling, Sylvan
Favored Class: Rogue

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