Lycanthrope Skin (Skinwalker)Source Inner Sea Races pg. 233
Aura moderate transmutation; CL 9th
Slot shoulders; Price 24,000 gp (boar, rat, wolf), 40,000 gp (brown bear, bat, crocodile, shark, tiger); Weight 2 lbs.
DescriptionThe following wondrous item is generally available only to members of the indicated race or ethnicity.
This animal-skin cloak comes in eight varieties (one for each kind of skinwalker). The wearer gains the ability to speak with animals of the matching species and related species as per the spell speak with animals. For example, a werewolf skin allows the wearer to speak with canines. If the wearer is a skinwalker, and her skinwalker heritage matches that of the cloak, the wearer can take the listed animal’s form as if using the change shape ability, gaining the base creature’s size, form, and special abilities as per beast shape I. As normal for a skinwalker’s transformation, her animal form lasts until she chooses to end it.
ConstructionRequirements Craft Wondrous Item, beast shape I, speak with animals, creator must be a skinwalker; Cost 12,000 gp (boar, rat, wolf), 20,000 gp (brown bear, bat, crocodile, shark, tiger)