Is there a template out there for the stats of a werecreature?

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I'm trying to come up with the stats for a weremonkey so I can make The Monkey King.

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I don't think there's one specifically for a wereape (probably better than a monkey), but you could probably figure one out. Check out what sort of bonuses a tiger (for example) gives a weretiger, and then do that with an ape or dire ape. Another place to look for ideas would be the Ape Lord version of the Animal Lord (Complete Warrior).
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I do, however, have one last lesson on this subject. That last one? The only build in this post that can one-shot average opponents[by dealing twice as much damage as they have HP? I would argue that it is not optimized. Why isn't it optimized? Because it's overkill. Overkill is NOT optimizing. This means that there are portions of this build dedicated to damage which can safely be removed and thrown elsewhere. For example, you probably don't need both Leap Attack AND Headlong Rush at the same time. You could pick up Extra Rage feats for stamina, feats to support AoO effects, feats that work towards potential prestige classes, and so on. However, you could also shift our ability scores around somewhat. I mean, if you're getting results like that with 16 starting Strength, maybe you can lower it to 14, and free up four points to spend somewhere else - perhaps back into Charisma, giving you some oomph for Intimidating Rage or Imperious Command if you want. You can continue to tune this until it deals "enough" damage - and that "enough" does not need to be "100%". It could easily be, say, 80% (leaving the rest to the team), if your DM is the sort who would ban one-hit killers.
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I'm trying to come up with the stats for a weremonkey so I can make The Monkey King.




Monster manual 1: lycantrophy: To calculate the stats of the were creature -> always +2 wis in all form, in hibrid or animal form check the desired animal and take his atributes -10. Exemple:
Lets say you want the XXX creature, this animal has str 16 con 14 dex 18, you would gain +6 str +4 con +8 dex in animal or hibrid form. 
I don't think there's one specifically for a wereape (probably better than a monkey), but you could probably figure one out. Check out what sort of bonuses a tiger (for example) gives a weretiger, and then do that with an ape or dire ape. Another place to look for ideas would be the Ape Lord version of the Animal Lord (Complete Warrior).



Dire APE!!?? That's just out of the question. It will be a monkey or it will be nothing. LOL. j/k
A dire Monkey sounds like it could be fun. Lol.

What page is the Ape Lord & Animal Lord on? I can't find it. You are refering to the CW 3.5?

 

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I did a quick Google and found a post with this sentence:

"I'm running a 3.5e campaign with some friends and the druid in the group wants to multiclass as an animal lord from the complete adventurer (p22). The only problem is that his animal companion isn't one of the options given as a bonded animal in the class description.  He is very fond of his bison..."

I can't confirm, as I don't have those books, but that's prolly the mis-reference.
Yeah, that would be it. It's in CAdv, not CW.
I thought it was more of a fighting class (most people only use Ape or Bear Lord). Sorry.
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I do, however, have one last lesson on this subject. That last one? The only build in this post that can one-shot average opponents[by dealing twice as much damage as they have HP? I would argue that it is not optimized. Why isn't it optimized? Because it's overkill. Overkill is NOT optimizing. This means that there are portions of this build dedicated to damage which can safely be removed and thrown elsewhere. For example, you probably don't need both Leap Attack AND Headlong Rush at the same time. You could pick up Extra Rage feats for stamina, feats to support AoO effects, feats that work towards potential prestige classes, and so on. However, you could also shift our ability scores around somewhat. I mean, if you're getting results like that with 16 starting Strength, maybe you can lower it to 14, and free up four points to spend somewhere else - perhaps back into Charisma, giving you some oomph for Intimidating Rage or Imperious Command if you want. You can continue to tune this until it deals "enough" damage - and that "enough" does not need to be "100%". It could easily be, say, 80% (leaving the rest to the team), if your DM is the sort who would ban one-hit killers.
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So when do you think Bachmann will be saying she met a mother the previous night that had a son who got a blood transfusion using a gay guy's blood, and now the son is retardedly gay?
When she meets CJ's mom?
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As DrZoius mentioned, take this and this and add to whatever base humanoid or giant you'd like and BAM. Both are from the Monster Manual I.

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Would the Monkey King really be a weremonkey?  He's usually depicted as a powerful warrior with a lot of transformative powers, but I don't recall him having any specific ability to turn into a monkey (as opposed to just turning into a monkey with his general transformation abilities).

EDIT: The basic lycanthrope stuff is pretty useful for him, but using a regular monkey as the werecreature will make him kind of weak.  Stat-wise, the baboon would be a good base, since it has decent ability modifiers and still only adds a single animal Hit Die (dire ape is naturally preferred if you're prepared to suck up the extra Hit Dice).

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"a lot of transformative powers" ?? What can he transform into? I don't really know much about him except from the movie "The Forbidden Kingdom". It didn't show much of anything about him except that he's a kick ass martial artist.

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As I figured, the Monkey King is based on Sun Wukong.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Wukong
Check savage species and see if the Anthromorphic monkey/ape has better stats. I think it gives a better feel for what you are going for anyway.

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Thanks for the link Alsebra.
Thanks for the reference Krusk.

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