Kowakian Monkey-Lizard (CL 0)

Tiny beast 1
Init +2; Senses Perception +1

Defenses Ref 14 (flat-footed 12), Fort 10, Will 11
hp 4; Threshold 10

Speed 5 squares
Melee bite +2 (1d3-3)
Fighting Space 1 square; Reach 0 square
Base Atk +0; Grp -3

Abilities Str 5, Dex 15, Con 10, Int 5, Wis 12, Cha 7
Skills Acrobatics +10, Climb +7, Stealth +12

Natural Acrobats Lizard-monkeys use their Dexterity modifier for Climb checks and receive a +8 species bonus to Acrobatics checks.

Keen Hearing: A Monkey-lizard may choose to reroll any Perception check made to hear, but the result of the reroll must be accepted, even if it is worse.

Low-Light Vision: Monkey-lizards ignore Concealment (But not Total Concealment) from darkness.

Considered by most no more than a nuisance, lizard-monkeys could be potentially dangerous opponents when encountered in large groups. They usually patiently stalked their prey from treetops, pouncing on them when straight below them.

Kowakian monkey-lizards were a bipedal reptilian species native to a jungle-like Outer Rim planet called Kowak. Although they had no established culture, Kowakian monkey-lizards were quite intelligent, and despite their silly, cruel nature, they were considered sentient by many sentientologists in the galaxy, although there was much debate over that designation. Standing roughly seventy centimeters tall, Kowakian monkey-lizards had small, spindly bodies, two large, floppy ears and a beak-like nose, with tufts of thick hair growing around their neck and on the tops of their heads. Some subspecies had long, prehensile tails.

They were able to perfectly mimic almost any language, and according to certain studies, communicate in those languages if they wished. Monkey-lizards were also known to laugh at appropriate times during conversations, and could often repeat back what they heard fairly accurately.

Climate/Terrain: Warm forest
Organization: Solitary, pair or troop (10-40)

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