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Cerean NEGAS

Cereans are a sophisticated and cultured humanoid Species native to Cerea, a world on the fringes of known space. Their elongated heads distinguish the, from most other humanoid Species.

Cereans established contact with the rest of the galaxy shortly before the Galactic Republic was transformed into the Empire, swiftly gaining fame as expert astrogators, cryptographers, and economists. Few patterns or trends escape the notice of a Cerean.

Cerean society is matriarchal, and the Cerean culture's traditional values emphasize living in harmony with nature and minimizing any impact on the environment from technology. The peaceful philosophies of The Jedi appeal to Cereals, and many join the Order.

Cerean Characteristics Edit

Personality: Cereans tend to be calm, rational, and extremely logical.

Physical Description: Cereans average about 2 meters tall, with elongated craniums housing binary brains. They have a maturity rate and life span similar to those of Humans.

Average Height/Weight: A typical Cerean male stands at 2.0 meters tall and weighs 78 kilograms, while a typical Cerean female stands at 1.8 meters tall and weighs 58 kilograms.

Age Groups: Cereans age at the following stages:

CHILD YOUNG ADULT ADULT MIDDLE AGE OLD VENERABLE
1-10 Years 11-15 Years 16-35 Years 36-53 Years 54-64 Years 65+ Years

Homeworld: The blissful planet Cerea.

Languages: Cereans speak, read, and write both Cerean and Basic.

Example Names: Ki-Adi, So Leet, Sylvn, Ti-Dal, Maj-Odo.

Adventurers: Cereans who become adventurers do so in spite of their peaceful traditions. Still, when a cause or situation leads down this path, a Cerean tries to keep these traditions intact, avoiding aggression when possible. The binary brain allows a Cerean to constantly weigh both sides in any disagreement and give two points of view equal consideration. This ability extends even to issues surrounding The Force, and a Cerean Jedi or Force Prodigy often contemplates the Light Side and the Dark Side simultaneously.

Cerean Species Traits Edit

Cereans share the following Species Traits:

  • Ability Modifiers: Cereans have a +2 bonus to both their Intelligence and their Wisdom, but suffer a -2 penalty to their Dexterity. Cereans are bright and intuitive but less coordinated than most other species.
  • Medium Size: As Medium creatures, Cereans have no special bonuses or penalties due to their size.
  • Speed: Cerean have a base speed of 6 squares.
  • Intuitive Initiative: Despite their general lack of coordination, Cereans' reaction speed is superior to that of most other Species. A Cerean may choose to reroll any Initiative check, but the result of the reroll must be accepted even if it is worse.
  • Conditional Bonus Feat: A Cerean with Initiative as a trained skill gains Skill Focus (Initiative) as a bonus feat.
  • Automatic Languages: All Cereans can speak, read, and write both Basic and Cerean.

Additional Cerean Species Feats Edit

Reference Book: Star Wars Saga Edition Rebellion Era Campaign Guide

Cerean characters have access to the following Species Feats. No Species Feats are considered Bonus Feats for any Heroic Class.

SPECIES FEAT BENEFITS
Binary Mind Enemies must roll twice, keeping the lower result, on Mind-Affecting effects.
Mind of Reason Use Wisdom instead of Intelligence for Intelligence-based Skill Checks.
Perfect Intuition Reroll Initiative checks, always keeping the better result.
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