public class CreatureTemplate extends DataMap implements Cloneable,, CryptUtil.Encryptable

Bean containing all template information about a creature.

  • Author: saethi

public static final byte EMPTY = -128

Constant used when an ability has no value

@Deprecated @D20Field private byte _speed

  • Deprecated

private byte _width

The width of the face of the creature in units (1 unit == 5 feet)

private byte _height

The height of the face of the creature in units (1 unit == 5 feet)

@D20Field private byte[] _saves

The creature's saving throw scores

@D20Field private byte[] _abilities

Holds the creature's stats

@D20Field private byte[] _AC

Holds the creature's ac mods

@D20Field private short _maxDexBonus

Holds the Max Dex Bonus due to armor

@D20Field private short _initOverride

Holds the Init Override value

@D20Field private ArrayList<CreatureAttack> _attacks

Holds the creature's attack information

@D20Field private int _fastHeal

Holds the value for fast healing/regeneration

@D20Field private boolean _regenerates

Whether or not the creature regens

private String _version

Read from {@link D20#VERSION} to indicate which version created the creature

@D20Field private Integer _overrideBAB

Typically null for no override or the int value of the object otherwise

@D20Field private int _facing

The facing of the mini in degrees

@Deprecated public ArrayList<String> getStatus()

  • Deprecated

@Deprecated public void setStatus(ArrayList<String> list)

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@Deprecated public void setCustomDefense(short[] defense)

  • Deprecated

public CreatureDamageReduction getDamageReduction()

for mappers reflection

public void setDamageReduction(CreatureDamageReduction damageReduction)

for mappers reflection

public void setElementalResistance(CreatureElementalResistance _elementalResistance)

for mappers reflection

public void setHPMax(short hpMax)

Sets the max HP of the creature. maxHP must be >= 1.

  • Parameters: hpMax

public byte getAbilityScoreBase(byte idAbility)

returns the currently stored base ability score for id

  • Parameters: idAbility — - id of score to retrieve
  • Returns: byte score.

public void setAbilityScoreBase(byte idAbility, byte value, boolean refresh)

Sets the base Ability score for a creature. Changing this value should immediately prompt for a refresh. To ensure the calculation is correct, we put the new value in the creaturetemplate first.

  • Parameters:
  • idAbility — - id of ability to modify
  • value — - new score value
  • refresh — - refresh after update

public byte getAbilityScore(byte idAbility)

pass through method to default getAbilityScore calls to always refresh

  • Parameters: idAbility
  • Returns:

public byte getAbilityScore(byte idAbility, boolean refresh)

Calculate and return the modified ability score for a creature. Flagging refresh will recalculate the ability with updated modifiers

  • Parameters: idAbility
  • Returns:

public void setAbilityScore(byte idAbility, byte value)

This method sets the modified ability score for a creature. it does not need to refresh or calculate as it sets an "override" value which is generally created by the refresh/calculate functions.

  • Parameters:
  • idAbility — - id of ability to override
  • value — - score to inject

public void setAbilityScoreMods(byte idAbility, byte value)

Overrides the abilitiesmod[id] value such that it can be updated by effects, powers, or manual entry.

  • Parameters:
  • idAbility
  • value

public void refreshAbilityScore(byte id)

Method to recalculate the current ability

  • Parameters: id — - id of score to recalculate ability value for

public void refreshAbilityScores()

Method to recalculate all ability scores

@Deprecated public CreatureSpeeds getSpeeds()

  • Deprecated

@Deprecated public void setSpeeds(CreatureSpeeds speeds)

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@Deprecated public byte getSpeed()

  • Returns:
  • Deprecated

@Deprecated public void setSpeed(byte speed)

  • Parameters: speed
  • Deprecated

public Dimension getFace()

The face of the creature in units (1 unit == 5 feet).

  • Returns:

public byte getReach()

The reach of a creature is in units (1 unit == 5 feet)

  • Returns:

public int hurt(int damage)

Apply the following damage to the creature and return the current HP of the creature.

  • Parameters: damage
  • Returns: total hp after damage

public int heal(int healing, boolean allowSurplus)

Apply the given healing to the creature.

  • Parameters:
  • healing
  • allowSurplus — whether or not to allow more than 100% hitpoints.
  • Returns: total hp after heal

public int resolveBAB()

calculate the base attack bonus based on all classes

  • Returns: integer value for base attack bonus

public void mimic(CreatureTemplate template, CreatureClassBinder binder)

Causes this template to take on all the properties of the given template.

public CreatureTemplate makePublic(boolean revealDamageExtent)

Build a new template with only publicly available items filled in.

  • Returns:

@Deprecated public int[] getCoins()

  • Deprecated

@Deprecated public void setCoins(int[] money)

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@Deprecated public byte[] getMoney()

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@Deprecated public void setMoney(byte[] money)

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@Deprecated public void setAbilities(byte[] abilities)

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@Deprecated public void setAbilitiesBase(byte[] abilitiesBase)

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@Deprecated public byte[] getAbilitiesMods()

  • Deprecated

@Deprecated public void setAbilitiesMods(byte[] abilitiesMods)

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public byte[] getSavesBase()


public void setSavesBase(byte[] base)


public byte[] getSavesMod()


public void setSavesMod(byte[] mods)


public byte[] getSaves(boolean calculate)


public void setSaves(byte[] saves)


public byte[] getAC()


public void setAC(byte[] acblock)


public String getNotes()

ENCODED description only! Should only be used by CreatureTemplateFactory.

  • Returns:

public void restoreTransientReferences(CreatureClassBinder binderClasses)

When a template is serialized, certain references that are transient must be restored. Many subcomponents rely on the references for quick lookups.

public CreatureCapability_SpellCaster extractSpellCasting(String nameOfClass)

Access a spellcasting class by name.

  • Parameters: nameOfClass — String
  • Returns: GenericCreatureClass

public void restSpells()

All spellcasting classes have their spells rested, including freeform and items.

return _encrypted

  • To-do: saethi consider encrypted items