Kitsune

Racial Traits

  • +2 Dexterity, +2 Charisma, -2 Strength: Kitsune are agile and companionable, but tend to be physically weak.
  • Medium: Kitsune are Medium creatures and have no bonuses or penalties due to their size.
  • Kitsune: Kitsune are humanoids with the kitsune and shapechanger subtypes.
  • Normal Speed: Kitsune have a base speed of 30 feet.
  • Low-Light Vision (Ex) Kitsune can see twice as far as humans in conditions of dim light.
  • Change Shape (Su) A kitsune can assume the appearance of a specific single human form of the same sex. The kitsune always takes this specific form when she uses this ability. A kitsune in human form cannot use her bite attack, but gains a +10 racial bonus on Disguise checks made to appear human. Changing shape is a standard action. This ability otherwise functions as alter self, except that the kitsune does not adjust her ability scores.
  • Agile (Ex) Kitsune receive a +2 racial bonus on Acrobatics checks.
  • Kitsune Magic (Ex/Sp) Kitsune add +1 to the DC of any saving throws against enchantment spells that they cast. Kitsune with a Charisma score of 11 or higher gain the following spell-like ability: 3/day—dancing lights.
  • Natural Weapons (Ex) In her natural form, a kitsune has a bite attack that deals 1d4 points of damage.
  • Languages: Kitsune begin play speaking Common and Sylvan. Kitsune with high Intelligence scores can choose from the following: any human language, Aklo, Celestial, Elven, Gnome, and Tengu.
Random Starting Age
Adulthood Intuitive Self-Taught Trained
15 years +1d4 +1d6 +2d6
Random Starting Height & Weight
Gender Base Height Height Modifier Base Weight Weight Modifier
Male 4 ft. 10 in. +2d8 in.
100 lbs. 2d8x5 lbs.
Female 4 ft. 5 in. +2d8 in.
85 lbs. 2d8x5 lbs.

Kitsune, or fox folk, are vulpine shapeshifters known for their love of both trickery and art. Kitsune possess two forms: that of an attractive human of slender build with salient eyes, and their true form of an anthropomorphic fox. Despite an irrepressible penchant for deception, kitsune prize loyalty and make true companions. They delight in the arts, particularly riddles and storytelling, and settle in ancestral clans, taking their wisdom from both the living and spirits.

Quick-witted and nimble, kitsune make excellent bards and rogues. It is not uncommon for one to pursue sorcery, while those few born with white fur and pale eyes usually become oracles.

ALTERNATE RACIAL TRAITS

The following racial traits may be selected instead of existing kitsune racial traits. Consult your GM before selecting any of these new options.

FAVORED CLASS OPTIONS

The following options are available to all kitsune who have the listed favored class, and unless otherwise stated, the bonus applies each time you select the favored class reward.

RACIAL ARCHETYPES

The following racial archetype is available to kitsune.

Kitsune Feats

Kitsune have access to the following feats.

Kitsune Magic Items

Kitsune have access to the following magic item.