Challenge Trait

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Challenge Trait

Chronic
Fat - you weight over 300 lbs. -5 movement speed, cannot take ranks in escape artist
ESL - Language Difficulties
Bigot - Cannot take ranks in Diplomacy, must be completely intolerable for a handful of visible minorities.
Loud - Doesn't know when to shut up, may not take ranks in stealth.
Hero Complex - Characters with this flaw must always try to save innocents even when it involves risking themselves or using needed resources.
Slut/Womanizer - Your character will break social mores for sexual gratification.
Opinionated Jerk - You force your beliefs (religious/political/etc.) on others in a way that is neither pleasant nor particularly convincing.
Terrible Secret - holds a secret that would make you a pariah in the group if it got out (eg. pedophile)
Insatiable Curiosity - You are willing to take considerable risks to satisfy your curiosity, often to the detriment of yourself or the group
Fastidious/OCD/Phobic - Pick a few subjects: Food, Germs, Personal Space, Grammar, Phobias, These subjects are an "issue" for you
Chronic Disease - -2 to fort saves, please pick a disease appropriate for your character
llliterate - you don't know how to read or write anything but the most basic words.
Drug Addict - Get your fix frequently or suffer -2 to all attack rolls, saving throws, and skill checks

Recent (typically recent)
Blind - Can't see at all, -4 to general perception checks
Deaf - Can't hear at all, -4 to general perception checks
Lost Arm/Hand - in addition to obvious effects, many skill checks involving both hands take twice as long.
Missing Leg/Foot - -10 movement speed, can't run
Murderer - you killed someone in the group recently, you may have been justified but most people are still pretty torn up about it
Cannibal - you know from experience that you'll do anything to avoid starvation, more importantly everyone else knows too.
PTSD - -4 to all horror saves
Wounded - You have some kind of grevious injury that can't be treated without very complicated surgery, you may not be healed above half your hit points unless you receive full hospital treatment.

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