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This will be a rather large demographic change if instituted the way I see it... but I really think you will find making the peasants be these things will be well worth it...
Small Monsterous Humanoid (1st level Commoner)
HD 1d4 (2 hp)
Speed 20 ft. (4 squares); Climb 20 ft. ; Burrow 5 ft
AC 12; touch 11; flat-footed 12
(+1 Size, +1 Natural)
BAB +0; Grp -2
Attack Sickle +2 (1d4+1, x3 critical)
Full-Attack 4 sickles -2/-6/-6/-6 (1d4+1, x3 critical)
Space 5 ft.; Reach 5 ft.
Saves Fort +2 Ref +0 Will +1
Abilities Str 14, Dex 10, Con 14, Int 8, Wis 12, Cha 8
Skills Profession(Farmer) +8, Climb +10
Feats Skill Focus[Profession(Farmer)], EnduraceB
Environment Any Civilized
Challenge Rating 1/2?
Treasure As per Class and Level
Advancement as Commoner or Expert ONLY Favored Class Commoner
These bipedal insect-like creatures have 4 arms and have a 2 foot long segmented Pez candy for a torso. The legs, arms, and head are that of a giant ant. Pez-Ants comprise 99% of the Commoners in Candy-land. Pez-Ants speak Common.
Pez-Ants have a +8 racial bonus on Climb checks and can always choose to take 10 on Climb checks, even if rushed or threatened.