Amphibious land-dwellers, the Mon Calamari share their Outer Rim homeworld with the aquatic Quarren. They tend to be soft-spoken but vigorously defend causes that inspire them. Mon Calamari suffered under great oppression under the Galactic Empire; thus, it was one of the first worlds to declare support for the Rebel Alliance.

Mon Calamari are widely recognized for their keen analytical and organizational abilities, and they have developed a reputation as being among the foremost ship designers in the galaxy. They see everything they create as a work of art, not just a tool or weapon.

Mon Calamari Characteristics Edit

Mon Calamari

Personality: Creative, quiet, and inquisitive, the Mon Calamari are dreamers who cherish peace, but aren't afraid to fight for the causes they believe in.

Physical Description: The average Mon Calamari stands 1.8 meters tall. They have high-domed heads, large eyes, and smooth, mottled skin.

Average Height/Weight: A typical Mon Calamari stands at 1.8 meters tall and weighs 72 kilograms.

Age Groups: Mon Calamari age at the following stages:

1-11 Years 12-16 Years 17-40 Years 41-57 Years 58-79 Years 80+ Years

Homeworld: The watery world of Mon Calamari.

Languages: The Mon Calamari can speak, read, and write both Mon Calamarian and Basic. Most tend to also learn Quarrenese as well.

Example Names: Ackbar, Bant, Cilhal, Ibtisam, Jesmin, Oro, Perit, Rekara.

Adventurers: Mon Calamari seek their dreams among the stars. They are idealistic and daring, often attaching themselves to causes that seem hopeless or lost right from the start. They strive to prove that even thinkers and dreamers can be brave and daring when the need arises.

Mon Calamari Species Traits Edit

Mon Calamari share the following Species Traits:

  • Ability Modifiers: Mon Calamari receive +2 bonuses to their Intelligence and Wisdom, but take a -2 penalty to their Constitution. Mon Calamari are bright and prudent, but they have relatively frail physiques.
  • Medium Size: As Medium creatures, Mon Calamari have no special bonuses or penalties due to their size.
  • Speed: Mon Calamari have a base speed of 6 squares. They also have a swim speed of 4 squares.
  • Breathe Underwater: As amphibious creatures, Mon Calamari can't drown in water.
  • Expert Swimmer: A Mon Calamari may choose to reroll any Swim check, but the result of the reroll must be accepted, even if it is worse. In addition, a Mon Calamari may choose to Take 10 on Swim checks, even when distracted or threatened.
  • Low-Light Vision: Mon Calamari ignore Concealment (But not Total Concealment) from darkness.
  • Conditional Bonus Feat: Keenly perceptive, a Mon Calamari with Perception as a Trained Skill gains Skill Focus (Perception) as a bonus Feat.
  • Automatic Languages: All Mon Calamari can speak, read, and write both Basic and Mon Calamarian.

 Additional Mon Calamari Species Feats Edit

Reference Book: Star Wars Saga Edition Rebellion Era Campaign Guide

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

Fast Swimmer Gain a bonus to your Swim Speed.
Mon Calamari Shipwright Reroute Power more quickly and without the risk of failure.
Sharp Senses Increase the die type when adding Force Points to a Perception check.
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