Mechanical Strider Pack (3.5e Equipment)
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Mechanical Strider Pack
This complex device is a metallic backpack strapped around the chest, providing some protection to the wearer's vitals while primarily designed to aid in mobility and function with the four mechanical arms with grasping claws that can extend and retract from it.
|Small||1500 gp||3000 gp||+3||12.5 lb.||20|
|Medium||1500 gp||3000 gp||+3||25 lb.||20|
|Fine||750 gp||1500 gp||+1||2.5 lb.||20|
|Diminutive||750 gp||1500 gp||+1||2.5 lb.||20|
|Tiny||750 gp||1500 gp||+1||2.5 lb.||20|
|Large||3000 gp||6000 gp||+3||50 lb.||20|
|Huge||6000 gp||12000 gp||+3||125 lb.||20|
|Gargantuan||12000 gp||24000 gp||+3||200 lb.||20|
|Colossal||24000 gp||48000 gp||+3||300 lb.||20|
| Armor Check
| Arcane Spell
|Base||20 ft.||30 ft.||40 ft.||50 ft.||60 ft.||70 ft.||80 ft.||90 ft.||100 ft.|
|Armored||15 ft.||20 ft.||30 ft.||35 ft.||40 ft.||50 ft.||55 ft.||60 ft.||70 ft.|
|2 full-round actions||2 full-round actions||1 standard action|
The mechanical strider pack is a sophisticated piece of mechanical engineering. As such, it is always masterwork (included in the stats above). As a move action, the wearer can deploy or retract the limbs and must otherwise control them manually, using a swift action or move action each round when deployed to do so.
When deployed and an appropriate action is taken to control the limbs, the strider pack functions as a masterwork skill tool for Balance, Climb, Escape Artist, Hide, Jump, Move Silently, Open Lock, Ride, Sleight of Hand, Swim, Tumble and Use Rope. Additionally when deployed, it grants Stability as a dwarf (including when climbing).
When climbing, they maintain a clamp on the surface they are attached to should the wearer not be able to spend an action to operate them.
It also has a cargo space, so it functions as a backpack as well.
Unlike most armors, the strider pack can be sundered if the limbs are deployed, though if sundered, the limbs become unusable until repaired.
A wearer with the appropriate exotic armor proficiency reduces the armor check penalty by 3 and may don the armor as a full-round action. Additionally, the wearer is not hampered by the armor's encumbrance to his speed, may sleep in it without penalty and it grants the wearer a climb speed equal to half his base movement speed when deployed.
The limbs, when deployed, may be used to attack as a wielded masterwork one-handed reach weapon (which may attack adjacent targets), dealing damage as a dagger appropriate for the wearer's size, though it may count as a light weapon when beneficial to the wearer in combat. This "weapon" is enhanced separately from the armor itself.
The crafter must be skilled enough to construct such a complex piece of equipment and requires 5 ranks in the appropriate Craft skill as well as 5 ranks in Knowledge (engineering).
|Arcane Spell Failure||20% +|
|Armor Bonus||+3 +|
|Armor Check||–6 +|
|Author||Ganteka Future +|
|Cost||1500 gp +|
|Craft DC||20 +|
|Identifier||3.5e Equipment +|
|Max Dex Bonus||+3 +|
|Summary||A mechanical armored backpack with four mechanical limbs. +|
|Title||Mechanical Strider Pack +|
|Weight||25 lb. +|