Iroquois Warrior Template

Iroquois Warrior Template

100 Points (50 points left for customization)

This is not an average resident of the Haudenosaunee Protectorate, but rather a hardened, experienced hunter and warrior who has set out beyond his tribal lands to seek fame and fortune, or perhaps on some kind of vision quest.

Attributes: ST 11 10; DX 12 20; IQ 10 0; HT 11 10.

Secondary Characteristics: Perception 12 10

Advantages: Language (English – Broken/None) 1; Outdoorsman 2 (Alt. benefit – Bonus to HT rolls to avoid harm from failure of covered skills 0%) 20; Fit 5; Hard to Kill 2 4; Temperature Tolerance 1 (Cold) 1 and 29 points chosen from Absolute Direction 5; Acute Sense [2/level]; Combat Reflexes 15; Fearlessness [2/level]; High Pain Threshold 10; improving Fit 5 to Very Fit 15 or another level of Outdoorsman 10.

Disadvantages: Language (Iroquois): Spoken (native) /Written (none) [-3]; Social Stigma (Second-class Citizen, Iroquois) [-5] and -20 points chosen from among Alcoholism [-15]; Bad Temper [-10*]; Bloodlust [-10*]; Bully [-10*]; Compulsive Behavior (Carousing) [-5*]; Impulsiveness [-10*]; Innumerate [-5]; Intolerance (Civilized People) [-5]; Loner [-5*]; Low Empathy [-20]; Low TL -1 [-5]; Odious Personal Habit (No social graces, or other) [-5, -10, or -15]; Overconfidence [-5*]; Sense of Duty (Tribe) [-5]; Stubbornness [-5]. Another 12 points in other Disadvantages or from the list above and 5 Quirks.

Primary Skills: Stealth (A) DX+1 4-13; Survival (Woodlands or other) (A) Per+3 4-15†; 12 points in weapons skills from: Axe/Mace (DX/A); Brawling (DX/E); Bow (DX/E); Guns (Musket) (DX/E); Guns (Rifle) (DX/E); Knife (DX/E); Thrown Weapon (Axe/Mace) (DX/E).

Secondary Skills: Camouflage (E) IQ+3 2-13†; Weather Sense (A) IQ 2 -10; Navigation/TL3 (Land) (A) IQ+2 2-12†; Hiking (A) HT 2-11; Tracking (A) Per+2 2-14†; Traps (A) IQ 2-10.

Background Skills: 8 points spread among any of Area Knowledge (Any) (IQ/E); Intimidation (Will/A); Mimicry (Animal Sounds) (IQ/H)†; Naturalist (IQ/H)†; Swimming (HT/E); Running (HT/A); Fishing (Per/E)†; or Survival (Other) (Per/A)†.


  • Multiplied for self-control number; see p. B120.
    † +2 from Outdoorsman.

Iroquois Warrior Template

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