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Totem Animal (CR +1)

Creatures with the totem animal template are favored by a deity or higher power and through a special divine connection have become more powerful and more intelligent.

A totem animal’s quick and rebuild rules are the same.

Rebuild Rules

Senses gains darkvision 60 ft.; Defensive Abilities gains damage reduction and energy resistance as noted on the table; SR gains spell resistance equal to new CR +5; Special Abilities Speech – The totem animal gains the ability to speak Common plus one other language (usually Elven or Sylvan). If the totem animal can already speak, it gains one extra language; Ability Scores +4 Int, +4 Cha.

Table: Totem Animal Defenses
HD Resist Cold & Fire DR
1-4 5 -
5-10 10 5/cold iron
11+ 15 10/cold iron