Physical Traits
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Published: September 10, 2015




Physical traits are hereditary, and affect a tokota's appearance. They can be expressed, or carried (hidden) on all builds and mane types. All traits have a 10% chance of passing to offspring, and a 30% chance if both parents carry it. You currently need to list Physical Traits in breeding requests in order for them to be applied in the breeding.

Akotas can express physical traits, the physical traits available to them are listed below.  Any that are unavailable, can still be carried by Akotas genetically and be rolled in breedings.

Breeding For Physical Traits:

  • Oddball Trait increases the chance of inheriting physical traits
  • Oddball II Trait (Unlocked with an Elemental Heart) significantly increases the chance of inheriting physical traits
  • Pug Companion provides a +3 chance to pass down a physical trait




Face


Cheek Fur


Available For: Standard Tokotas, Tokis, Dires
Unavailable For: Akotas
Template-CheekFur by TotemSpirit



Fangs


Available For: Standard Tokotas, Tokis, Dires, Akotas
Unavailable For: -
Template-Fangs by TotemSpirit



Roman Nose


Available For: Standard Tokotas, Tokis, Dires, Akotas
Unavailable For: -
Template-Roman by TotemSpirit



Tusks


Available For: Standard Tokotas, Tokis, Dires, Akotas
Unavailable For: -
Template-Tusks by TotemSpirit



Ears


Floppy Ears


Available For: Standard Tokotas, Tokis, Dires, Akotas
Unavailable For: -
Template-Flop by TotemSpirit



Rose Ears


Available For: Standard Tokotas, Tokis, Akotas
Unavailable For: -
Template-Rose by TotemSpirit



Small Ears


Available For: Standard Tokotas, Tokis, Dires, Akotas
Unavailable For: -
Template-Small by TotemSpirit



Tall Ears


Available For: Standard Tokotas, Tokis, Dires, Akotas
Unavailable For: -
Template-Tall by TotemSpirit



Tails


Bob Tail


Available For: Standard Tokotas, Tokis, Dires
Unavailable For: Akotas
Notes:Bobtails can be edited with a small item to create a completely tailless tokota. The geno/tokota must have the Bob Tail physical trait.
Template-Bob by TotemSpirit



Curled Tail


Available For: Standard Tokotas, Tokis, Dires
Unavailable For: Akotas
Template-Curled by TotemSpirit

Lion Tail


Available For: Standard Tokotas, Tokis, Dires
Unavailable For: Akotas
Lionbutt by TokoTime



Combination Traits


Curled Bob


Available For: Standard Tokotas, Tokis, Dires
Requires Tokota to have both Curled Tail and Bob Tail Trait
Template-Curlbob by TotemSpirit




FAQ


If my tokota has a physical trait, does it have to express it in the import design?

No, you may choose to have your tokota's trait "Carried" (not show it), but you cannot get rid of a physical trait from a geno.

Can I add a physical trait to an already-uploaded Tokota?

Yes! Uploaded tokota can get physical traits added with Soul Pool Water just as a geno can. This can be done in the appropriate section of the Design Central journal.

Can I modify the lineart of a physical trait, such as making Floppy or Rose ears display differently/point in different directions?

Yes, but a small item is required to change the line-art.
*If you want to express, for example, only one flop or one rose ear, and one normal ear, then an item is not required unless you are altering the physical trait or normal ear line-art for either ear.

I can't find ___ Trait for Razormane!

Physical traits for Razor manes can be found in the updated "v3" import files!

Skin by Horsepoint and alexpeanut, paw icon by Kawiku, images by noebelle
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EemsArt's avatar
EemsArt General Artist
Is it possible for offspring to have a physical trait that neither of the parents had or carried? I ask because I just had a litter rolled where a pup had a physical trait that neither of the parents had, and am wondering if maybe there was a mistake? 
Furreon's avatar
FurreonHobbyist Digital Artist
It's possible! Physical traits can totally randomly pass onto pups without neither parent having them! It's just super duper rare! So you got lucky ^^
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TokotasofPineRidgeHobbyist Traditional Artist
There is a very low possibility for it to occur, but it can happen
H0rr0r-in-h3ll's avatar
Just wondering before submitting design 
I have a dire geno that had cheek fur (carried) on it 
can he still show that trait or would it require a soul pool water to make it visible
this is what is says 
Physical Traits:
Cheek Fur (carrier)
Hereditary Traits:
Hunter
Swift Feet " 
Peep1897's avatar
Peep1897Hobbyist Digital Artist
Any tokota can show a phy trait if it was once carried free of charge. So yes your dire can show the cheek fur trait without a SPW!
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Vaemi Traditional Artist
Question about the lion tails - the tip of the tail is coloured darker than the rest. Can any tokota have the darker tip, or do they have to have Collared? I know that Collared can express on the tail in Long Manes, so I just wanted to check if this was something similar :3
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NorthPawsHobbyist Digital Artist
The tail tip is not a part of collared, it's just provided as a helpful layer if you do have a marking that can express in the tip of the tail :3
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Vaemi Traditional Artist
OOohkay I think I understand now, thank you for the quick response!
HayleyWolf's avatar
Ahhh I saw one of the wilds has the tall ears trait- when will this become breedable/purchasable with SPW? :0
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NorthPawsHobbyist Digital Artist
It will become available after the tokoween festivities are concluded :3
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MagpieBridgeStudent Digital Artist
how is it that ears like these are allowed?  Sifiso 34680 by TotemSpirit  
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EzilynHobbyist Digital Artist
Hi there! There is a band up on the top of the ears, showing they're attached to a headband c: They aren't the Tokotas real ears!
MemosNiceSide's avatar
HOLY HECK! I am doing his AoAs right now and I JUST NOW realized that this is a head band (thanks to you) xD I was wondering what that little brown dot on his head was *lol*
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TheElvenJediHobbyist Digital Artist
Can we add Tusks to genos with SPW or are they a special case that can only be bred? ^^
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BitteRPGHobbyist General Artist
Yes, you can use SPW to add tusks. Tusks and other physical traits can be added to tokota when desing goes to Desing Central getting looked over. :3
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TheElvenJediHobbyist Digital Artist
thank you! I knew about the old traits but wasn't sure if the new ones applied by the same rules :)
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SpectacularCaninesHobbyist Digital Artist
 A geno I'm interested in has a Mother with rose ears (the father has normal ears)

It doesn't specifically say in the geno that the prospective tokota has it. This means it only carries it correct? Or could I still show physical rose ears.?
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KaraSkakalacStudent Digital Artist
It should list in the geno if your tokota has the rose ears c: Here is an example below.

In this case you can see that the rose ears did pass from the parents to the pup. You can decide to have the rose ears on the import or give your tokota the normal ears when designing. If you give your tokota the normal ears then they only 'carry' the gene and do not 'express' it ^^
3) Male, Natural Mane
Average - Healthy
ee/Aa/Tt/nM/nC/nA/nCr/nSbl/nLce/nL
Marked collared cream sable lilac tawny with accents and lacing
Physical Traits:
Rose Ears

In this case you can see that this tokota was born with no physical traits. This tokota has to be designed with the normal ears and cannot pass rose ears onto its pups because it does not have them.
3) Male, Natural Mane
Average - Healthy
ee/Aa/Tt/nM/nC/nA/nCr/nSbl/nLce/nL
Marked collared cream sable lilac tawny with accents and lacing

If you want your tokota to have a certain physical trait you do not just have to breed for it. If you find Soul Pool Water in Activities or buy it from the Trading Post, you can apply any physical trait to your tokota pup before it is uploaded officially ^^
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SpectacularCaninesHobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the reply! Although I can’t say I’m that committed to them it was a charming idea to have rose ears, have a good evening :)
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Zincwolf Traditional Artist
I can't find roman noses anywhere besides the odd toki one in the psd doc. I need a dire one
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SapphireSquireHobbyist General Artist
The google drive folder with all of the phys trait templates is linked here: IMPORT TEMPLATES + PHYSICAL TRAITS
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Zincwolf Traditional Artist
Oh thats wonderful! Saved x
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Sahara-lionessHobbyist Digital Artist
Does the Soul Pool water, only apply for the traits listed above or can you use it to also change the Tokota's mane?
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