Jiminea (4e Race)

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An all male insectoid race of shrewd traders and merchants hailing from the Astral Sea

Racial Traits
Average Height: 4'8" - 5'3"
Average Weight: 80-120 lb.
Ability Scores: +2 Charisma, +2 Dexterity or Wisdom
Size: Medium
Speed: 6 squares
Vision: Low-light
Languages: Common, Supernal
Skill Bonuses: +2 Insight, +2 Religion
Astral Origin: You count as an Immortal creature for effects that relate to creature origin
Exoskeleton: You gain resist thunder and force equal to 5+ half your level
Astral Blood: You can use Astral Blood as an encounter power

Astral Blood Jiminea Racial Power
A wave of Astral essence bursts from your veins, bogging down ally and enemy alike
Encounter Star.gif Radiant
Immediate Reaction Close burst 1
Trigger: You become bloodied
Target: All creatures in burst
Effect: All creatures in the burst become slowed until the end of your next turn

Born of the very essence of the Astral Sea itself, no one knows why the Jiminea were created, but these shrewd traders will squeeze you for every copper through clever bargain and obscure by-law.

Physical Qualities[edit]

Jiminea resemble giant translucent bipedal ants, unnervingly, their blood resembles the Astral essence itself, which swirls hypnotically through their bodies.

Attitudes and Beliefs[edit]

Jiminea collect their fortunes legitimately, and see all who break the law below them. Very few know what the Jiminea do with their wealth, but they themselves are waiting for a day they call the Hatching, when the Hive Mother, the first of their kind, returns to this universe looking for the suitor with the most riches to adorn her Astral home of Gheahive.

Jiminea Communities[edit]

Jiminea follow the money as it were, flocking to large cities and adventuring parties alike, with a special fondness for guild city-states because they remind them of Gheahive.

Jiminea Adventurers[edit]

Young Jiminea often go adventuring primarily to search for riches, though their are few who seek to distance themselves for their brothers endless quest for riches and adventure for a higher cause, generally the upholding of the law.

Bard: despite their unnerving appearance, Jiminea are excellent storytellers and poets, often living the life of travelling minstrels.

Cleric: Hailing from the Astral sea, Jiminea have an affinity for communing with the entities that dwell there.

Warlord: Some Jiminea are possessed of a stronger hive mentality than others, and delight in the leading of others into battle.

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