An Alien Anthology Web Enhancement
STEVE MILLER AND OWEN K.C. STEPHENS
CORY HERNDON, BRIAN CAMPBELL, AND LUCASFILM’S BEN HARPER
EDITING AND WEB PRODUCTION
SUE WEINLEIN COOK
LUCAS LICENSING EDITORS
BEN HARPER AND LELAND CHEE
STAR WARS RPG CREATIVEDIRECTOR
THOMAS M. REID
VICE PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR OF RPG R&D
Based on the Star Wars Roleplaying Game by Andy Collins, Bill Slavicsek, and JD Wiker, utilizing mechanics developed for the new DUNGEONS & DRAGONS® game by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, Skip Williams, Richard Baker, and Peter Adkison.
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WEB = ENHANCEMENT
On the shelves of any well-stocked game store, you’ll ﬁnd the Alien Anthology, a major supplement to the Star Wars Roleplaying Game. The book features more than 100 new aliens andcreatures. With this web enhancement, you can make that “more than 103”! The following new creatures, alien species, and extra adventure hooks are designed to be used with the Alien Anthology; they follow the format of the entries in the book. This bonus material is exclusive to the Wizards of the Coast website: www.wizards.com/starwars.
Garrals are a product of Imperial geneticengineering, and thus they don’t exist during the Rise of the Empire era. If you need guard animals for a game set before the rise of the Empire, try using nek battle dogs or veermoks. After the fall of the Empire, garrals become less common, but certainly still exist. By the time of The New Jedi Order, scavengers, mercenaries, crime lords, and even the New Republic occasionally use them.q
GarralGarrals are genetically engineered guard animals created by the Empire to supplement Human security troops. They are the result of work by Luthos Garral—an Imperial garrison commander—and bear his name. Commander Garral was well aware that troopers, no matter how extensively trained, could not remain alert at all times. To overcome this limitation, Garral genetically combined Mantessan panthacswith several less vicious predators and a few domesticated creatures. The resulting animal eventually was perfected as a loyal, alert, easily-handled animal common in many Imperial outposts in the fringe worlds. Closer to the Core Worlds, Imperial reliance on technology makes garrals less common. In appearance, garrals look almost identical to Mantessan panthacs, but larger. They have a speckledcoat of gray fur along their backs, thick manes around their necks and shoulders, and long, tufted tails. Garrals are territorial pack hunters, generally assigned to a single Imperial outpost for their entire lives. They often treat their handlers as pack leaders, following and protecting them even when not directed to do so. (Lower all Handle Animal DCs by 5 when training a garral.) Garrals have...