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    Default Re: The LA-assignment thread

    Bugbear


    Fun fact: WotC hates goblinoids. The bugbear and its current +1 LA are a fine example of that.

    Bugbears already have 3 humanoid HD, which is about the worst kind of HD one could have. In return for this they get decent ability bonuses, a small skill bonus, scent and natural armor. Pretty much all of these are done better by other creatures. Even the few goblinoid-centric feats aren't a reason to become a bugbear, because they could be just as easily taken by a goblin or hobgoblin.

    Bottomline: sometimes you don't need a lengthy explanation to justify your decisions. Bugbears are weak, but giving them -0 LA is all I can do here.
    Last edited by Inevitability; 2016-11-14 at 11:39 AM.
    Have you had enough of unreasonably high LA's and unplayable monsters in 3.5? Then check out the LA-assignment thread! Don't hesitate to give feedback!

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