This morph is based on fossilized Neanderthal DNA, uplifted and enhanced to transhuman equivalence. Neanderthal morphs look like muscular humans with a heavy bone structure, distinctively long skulls, heavy brow ridges, and weak chins. Pale complexions and red hair are common features.
Implants: Basic Biomods, Basic Mesh Inserts, Cortical Stack
Aptitude Maximum: 30
Wound Threshold: 8
Advantages: +5 COG, +5 INT, +10 SOM, +5 to one other aptitude of the player’s choice
CP Cost: 40
Credit Cost: Expensive
Cacophonous: First person to make a low-brow joke gets cut.
Shark-Souled: There’s a small but efficient neo-neanderthal terrorist outﬁt that has bombed several body banks that offered neanderthal morphs to non-neanderthals. They argue that as a species, they should be in control of their own genetics. They’ve even gone so far as “repossessing” morphs that were in use.