Reference Book: Star Wars Saga Edition Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide

Draethos are long-lived humanoids from a little known, largely secret world in the Outer Rim. When on their homeworld, Draethos are fierce and unrepentant warriors. They are rules by haughty, spoiled aristocrats more interested in local affairs than galactic politics. The warriors spend their time perfecting their skills and hunting fierce predators on their homeworld of Thosa.

Draethos residing offworld are usually exiles who chose not to become warriors, each for his own reason. Thus, they are highly intelligent and pacifistic. Exiled Draethos become enthralled with learning as much as they can, though they might never practically apply their detailed knowledge of a given subject. They dislike debate - even on subject they know extremely well - because Draethos fear overlooking details or being unable to adequately explain what they have learned. Older Draethos eventually overcome this barrier.

Partly due to their long lives, Draethos society is slow to evolve and relies heavily on tradition. Attitudes developed before the Knights of the Old Republic era remain central to Draethos society thousands of years later. The stability of the Draethos culture caused exiles to have trouble understanding the complex changes in alien societies.

Draethos Characteristics Edit


Personality: The typical personalities of the Draethos vary greater between offworld residents and those remaining on Thosa. Exiles are highly intelligent, but socially inept. They avoid conflict whenever possible. Draethos living on their homeworld live up to their fierce and aggressive reputations.

Physical Description: A Draethos's most prominent feature is a lipless mouth, which creates the illusion of a large overbite. Their tightly muscled humanoid bodies are covered in a scaly skin ranging from violet to mauve to gray. Their hands are clawlike, contributing to the Draethos's skeletal appearance.

Average Height/Weight: A typical Draethos stands 1.8 meters tall and weighs 70 kilograms.

Age Groups: Draethos age at the following stages:

1-12 Years 13-17 Years 18-399 Years 400-699 Years 700-780 Years 781+ Years
Homeworld: Few offworlders know the exact location of the Outer Rim world Thosa, the Draethos homeworld. It features Jagged, windswept mountains and deep, sprawling cave systems.

Languages: Draethos is an erratic-sounding language full of harsh clicks and sighs. Exiled Draethos also quickly learn Basic and any other languages common to the region.

Example Names: Odan-Urr, Omal-Zan, Uval-Nor, Shal-Orl, Tyan-Ruu

Adventures: Draethos on Thosa are primarily Soldiers, with a few Noble leaders. Force-users follow ancient and mysterious Draethos Force Traditions. exiled Draethos can belong to any Heroic Class, and few have gone on the join the ranks of the Jedi.

Draethos Species Traits: Edit

Draethos share the following Species Traits:

  • Ability Modifiers: All Draethos receive a +2 bonus to their Constitution, but suffer a -2 penalty to their Charisma. Draethos have a hardy and durable structure, but do to their foreign and alien nature have trouble integrating socially.
  • Medium Size: As Medium creatures, Draethos have no special bonuses or penalties due to their size.
  • Speed: Draethos have a base speed of 6 squares.
  • Natural Telepath: A Draethos gains a +5 Species bonus using the Telepathy aspect of the Use the Force skill and can make Untrained Use the Force checks to use this application even without the Force Sensitivity Feat.
  • Natural Armor: The Daethos's tough skin provides a +1 Natural Armor bonus to their Reflex Defense.
  • Bonus Feat: Draethos gain Weapon Proficiency (Advanced Melee Weapons) as a bonus Feat.
  • Low-Light Vision: Draethos ignore Concealment from darkness (But not Total Concealment).
  • Automatic Languages: All Draethos can speak, read, and write both Draethos and Basic.
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