D&D 4th Ed: The Tengu

Ability Scores:  +2 Strength, +2 Intelligence

Speed: 6 Squares

Vision:  Low Light

Languages:  Common, Tengu

Skill Bonuses:  Athletics +2, Perception +2

Tengu Weapon Proficiency:  You are proficient with all Simple and Martial Light Blades and Heavy Blades.  You may reduce the Dexterity requirement for the Two-Weapon Fighting and Two-Weapon Defense feats by 2.

Keen Observer:  You gain training with the Perception skill.

Tengu Battle Cry:  You may use Tengu Battle Cry as an encounter power.

Tengu Battle Cry

Encounter * Move Action * Close Burst 10

You and all your allies in the area may Shift.

Play a Tengu if you want…

*To look like a Raven.

*To be fight with two swords.

*To be an enigmatic servant of the Raven Queen.

*To be a member of a race that excells at the Fighter, Ranger, Swordmage, and Warlord classes.

If there’s enough demand, I’ll do a whole article, with feats and monsters, & stuff, and sell it as a cheap PDF.  This is a teaser to whet your appetite and gather some feedback.

2 thoughts on “D&D 4th Ed: The Tengu

  1. Hm. All the tengu I’ve seen have carried staves. Usually the kind with the rings in the end to ward of evil spirits. But perhaps those were Buddhist tengu, specifically.

  2. Well done, though. Sorry, didn’t mean to sound like I was bashing your work. I’m just not very tactful, is all ^_^

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