While it is considered a very respectable feat to construct an atronach, forgers always aim to challenge themselves with their creations of the void as they are seen by mages and non-mages alike as marvels of modern advancements of voidal magic.
But rather than giving full sentience or that of a full-scale body, a very delicate handed forger could formulate a construct fit for simple mundane tasks, or those of such a small scale to better suit as magical house pets even? Just to challenge themselves with patience and skill.
Micro atronachs are forged the same old way any atronach is made, they do not require a mana obelisk however it is suggested to use it anyways for ease of creation. But, due to them being generally much, much smaller than a full-scale one they’re rendered defenceless needing to prioritize their core to maintain their voidal elemental structure. They develop much like a full-size atronach but are non-combative and micro in size. This covers both, the creation process, mindsets and generally development.-
Due to the micro-atronach small size and generally needing smaller frames, this grants the ability to sway their general structure, this ability is only given to the liquid variations as they have a much better time shifting the plate structure as the solids don’t require it. But, this means the micro atronach can freely change its physical body type, this doesn’t add mass but alters what is already there.
A smaller variation of Atronachs that serves purely for non-combative NPCs
The general body can be those of a humanoid or animalistic in shape or a bit of both for aesthetic flair
Liquid versions (Water, Air and Fire) can shift their plating to change the general structure of the atronach. As an example, from an animal to a more humanoid body type.
They’re unable to be used in combat
An ST signed item is required for this atronach to be used in roleplay
In no way shape or form, can one use a micro atronach for a means of metagaming, or ‘spying’. They will always linger and become very attached to their creator or designated handler.
Micros still require to be recharged either at a mana obelisk or any transfiguration users mana. They are required to be charged once every ooc day
Idle Cored Atronach / Drone Atronachs
With the advancements of atronachs being very strong companions and able to outwit those around them, if they’ve been given the time to progress long enough. A forger can simply remove this ability of thought from the Atronach, constructing a core to be idle. Thes idle cored atronachs hold a one-track mindset and must be given direction and objective otherwise they’d halt functions waiting for a command. This is obtained by simply, not adding the enchantments that grant the atronach its ability to learn and think, it’s very sentience
Grants the CA atronachs to remove its very ability to think and replace it with a base, by base command, creating an NPC. The NPC atronach can have its enchantments completed at anytime if they wish for that NPC to become a CA which requires a player and an accepted CA
The atronach with this core will no longer be very effective in combat, they cannot attack others and will simply ignore physical attacks upon them and magical attacks if they can. Aiming to fulfil their designated tasks
Idle cores make atronachs now NPCs. They cannot be used to randomly attack people and are mainly purposed for mundane tasks.
Unable to attack in combat. They’ll simply be too dependent on their designated tasks and will fulfil it then defend itself, or worry too much about them. This may cause the atronach to fail to function if damaged enough and should be roleplayed correctly
Requires an ST signed core. Doesn’t require a player to play a CA but to RP out once the ST signed core is obtained.
The main purpose of this addition was to add a little more to atronach forging to have a range of things that expands to NPCs not just the CAs we all know and love. It is to add a little spice to a voidal workshop and not simply bore the CA players to do mundane tasks that we’d not want to wish for anyone to really do but we’d like to be done. So why not make smaller non-combative atronachs to simply add to spice of life in a voidal mages life!