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The Genius Guide to the Wildshaper

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Full attack bonus progression? Shape shift at first level? You've come to the right place.

Some individuals develop a special connection to nature and become rangers, druids, or hunters. Members of these classes learn many of nature’s secrets: movement and survival in natural terrain, the strengths and weaknesses of various kinds of creatures, communication and friendship with animals, and even the mysteries of natural magic. Many, if not most, of these individuals come from cultures that are less urban and more in tune with nature. Yet anyone, even a lifelong urbanite, can learn the ways of nature with enough practice.

There are others, however, who from birth possess a connection to nature more fundamental than that of the greatest druid or ranger. Although they may never master druidic spells, they are born with one of the most ancient, and most primal, manifestations of natural magic: the ability to transform their own bodies into the forms of animals.

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Mathew D August 21, 2019 7:27 pm UTC
Is this class much different than the shapeshifter in Kobold Press' Path's book?
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Adam S August 21, 2019 10:22 pm UTC
The full preview is available, I'd suggest taking a look.

That being said, I took a look myself. Presuming you mean the Skin-Changer from the Expanded New Paths Compendium, there are similarities, certainly, but this is it's own thing.

The Wildshaper is more like a noncasting Druid, with access to talents to expand shapeshifting to non animal forms, take wildshape feats, or even gain domain abilities.

So you could certainly play a game with both classes, or cannibalize one to expand the other.

So this class has definitely earned a place in my wishlist for when I've got some cash.
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Mathew D August 21, 2019 11:24 pm UTC
Thanks, Adam. I will add it to my Wish List, then. Could fill a niche for one of my games, then.
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