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High Level Toon Tuesday: Elder Briarhorn the Tauren Healer/Druid of the Wild (Warcraft)

Oh man, I accidentally scheduled this for the wrong day of the week! Sorry about that, folks, I hope you can enjoy a Toon Tuesday on a Wednesday…

While I have not yet played the Warcraft RPG, I did play World of Warcraft for a number of years. I didn’t even start off with a Tauren Druid; I originally played a Troll Mage on my Husband’s account until we realized that we each needed our own account so we could raid together. I created Briarhorn, took a long, long time to raise him to max level (restoration isn’t ideal for leveling, and this was before dual specialization), and quickly became the main tank healer in our progression guild (and then a fairly well known healer on our server). I related to that big, gentle cow in many ways; he was a large part of my life (social and otherwise), and while I don’t play the game anymore, every time I cracked open the RPG I felt compelled to write him up. It’s about time that I actually did, and as a prestige class like he deserves. I hope you enjoy him as much as I did, because he is exactly the type of character I love and play best.

Game: White Wolf Publishing’s Warcraft RPG
Books Needed: Warcraft RPG Core Book First Edition, Warcraft RPG: Magic and Mayhem, Dungeons and Dragons Player’s Handbook 3.5.
Recommended Setting: As a mentor type, high level NPC or as a the healer in a high level campaign. Can work equally well with Horde, Alliance, or neutral factions.

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'I shall mend you, friend, for the Earthmother has much work left for you yet.' - Briarhorn

Name: Rohkarr “Elder Briarhorn” Darksky
Level (+Adjustment): 5 Healer/9 Druid of the Wild (+1)
Race: Tauren
Class: Druid of the Wild
Alignment: Lawful Good
Affiliations: Cenarion Circle, Neutral
Languages: Common, Taurahe, Darnassian, Dwarven, Orcish.

Attributes (bonuses/penalties included in final score)
STR (Mod): 15 (+4 racial) (2)
DEX (Mod): 12 (-2 racial) (1)
CON (Mod): 12 (+2 racial) (1)
INT (Mod): 16 (+1 leveling/age) (3)
WIS (Mod): 21 (+2 leveling/age) (5)
CHA (Mod): 15 (2)

Physical
Health Points: 78 (+1D8/lvl)
Initiative: 4
Speed: 30ft
Size: Large
Armor Class: 13
Base Attack/Grapple: 10
Space/Reach: 10ft/10ft
Penalties: For their large size, -1 to attack rolls and -4 to hide checks.
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