Hokioi

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Description

Hokioi are a species of massive eagles. Hokioi are huge black-and-white predators with a red crest and yellow-green tinged wingtips. They are the largest known true raptors, slightly larger even than the largest vultures. Female eagles are significantly larger than males. Females of the Haast species have weighed 10–15 kg (22–33 lb) and males 9–12 kg (20–26 lb). They have a relatively short wingspan, measuring roughly 2.6–3 m (8 ft 6 in–9 ft 10 in). The tail is certainly long, up to 50 cm (20 inches) in female specimens, and very broad. This characteristic compensates for the reduction in wing area by providing additional lift. Total length is up to 1.4 m (4 ft 7 in) in females, with a standing height of approximately 90 cm (2 ft 11 in) tall or perhaps slightly greater.

Terrain

Variations of the Hokioi exist in Grasslands, Forests, Steppes or Prairies, and Coasts or Shorelines.

Life

Hokioi are carnivores. Its prey consists mainly of gigantic flightless birds (such as Dromorn) that are often unable to defend themselves from the striking force and speed of these eagles, which at times reaches 80 km/h (50 mph).

Hokioi live singly or in mated pairs with any offspring they may have.

Stats
  • ST: 13 [30]
  • DX: 14 [80]
  • IQ: 3 [-140]
  • HT: 12 [20]
  • HP: 13 [0]
  • WIL: 11 [25]
  • Per: 14 [40]
  • FP: 12 [0]
  • Speed: 7 [10]
  • Dodge/Parry: 10/11
  • Move: 3 (Ground) [-20], 15/30 (Air) [2]
  • SM: 0
  • Weight: X
Traits
  • Advantages: Acute Vision 4 [8]; Claws (Sharp) [5]; Enhanced Move 1 (Air) [20]; Flight (Winged, -25%) [30]; Teeth (Sharp Beak) [1].
  • Disadvantages: Foot Manipulators [-6]; Ham-Fisted 2 [-10]; Quirk (Fatigues easily under loads) [-1]; Wild Animal.
Skills
  • Aerobatics (H) DX-1 [2]-13
  • Brawling (E) DX+2 [4]-16
  • Flight (A) HT+1 [4]-13
Combat
  • Bite (16): 1d large piercing
  • Claw Rake (16): 1d cutting

Hokioi

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