Monstrous Physique — Skrulls

Hey! Have you seen Captain Marvel yet? You should check it out! It’s a fun move and I think you’ll like it. Have you heard about the bad guys in the movie? They’re shifty types and are actually pretty neat. They’re called skrulls and I statted them up for Starfinder this week!

Skrull Infiltrator                         CR 2
XP 600
N Medium humanoid (shapechanger, skrull)
Init +4; Senses low-light vision; Perception +7
DEFENSE
hp 23
EAC 13; KAC 14
Fort +3, Ref +1, Will +5
Defensive Abilities detection resistance
OFFENSE
Speed 30 ft.
Melee slam +8 (1d4+4 E)
Ranged azimuth laser pistol +8 (1d4+2 E)
STATISTICS
Str +2, Dex +4, Con +1, Int +2, Wis +1, Cha +4
Skills Bluff +12, Disguise +12, Stealth +12
Other Abilities shapeshift
ECOLOGY
Environment any
Organization solitary, pair, or squad (3–6)
SPECIAL ABILITIES
Detection Resistance (Ex) A skrull gains a +4 bonus to resist the effects of detect thoughts or any other effects that could be used to reveal the true nature of a skrull that has shapeshifted.
Shapeshift (Ex) A skrull can assume the appearance of a specific Large or smaller creature or object as a full action. The skrull takes on the full appearance with this transformation and can remain indefinitely. The skrull gains a +10 racial bonus to Disguise checks to appear as the chosen subject of transformation. The skrull can revert to its original form as a full action.

The skrulls are a humanoid species of shapeshifters. Their unique shapeshifting ability is so precise that they are able to replicate a creature’s makeup down to the DNA level. This ability allows skrulls to disguise themselves as anyone with an uncanny precision. In addition, a skrull’s ability allows it to even shapeshift into an object, replicating the object’s appearance, though not the properties of the object. As a culture, the skrulls are a warrior race, using their abilities to infiltrate their enemies and dismantle enemy ranks from within. This skill makes it impossibly difficult to stop a skrull attack once it begins.

That’s it for this week! If you end up introducing the Skrulls into your game or you have any request for a future Monstrous Physique, please drop me a line at KnowDirection@hotmail.com.

Luis Loza

Luis Loza is a developer at Paizo, working on the Pathfinder Campaign Setting and Player Companion lines. He's done freelance for Paizo Inc, Legendary Games, Rogue Genius Games, and more third-party publishers. His hobbies include gaming both tabletop and video, making jokes, obsessing over time travel, taking naps with Nova the cat, and walks with Heather the wife. He is eternally plagued with a hunger for tacos.

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