Battle-born gnome (3.5e Race)

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Battle-born gnomes don't act like their gnome brothers and sister races, they are an independent race and prefer to travel in small groups of their own kin.

Physical Description[edit]

Battle-born gnomes average height is 3'9" and weigh 140lbs, their skin almost always has a white tinge to it.


Battle-born gnomes prefer to travel with small groups of their own kin.


Although they may have any alignment most Battle-born gnomes are chaotic, they thrive for inflicting pain but not always death.


Battle-born gnomes live near water in most cases, offspring that is seen as unsuitable for battle are often drowned.


While Battle-born gnomes don't worship any particular deity, they often will sacrifice unsuitable offspring for a good harvest.


common, gnome :D


names are given by royalty and any sorcerers in the tribe.

Racial Traits[edit]

Gnome traits the same as in PHB, except as listed here:

  • +4 Str,+2 Con,+4 Dex, −4 Int, −4 Wis, −4 Cha.
  • Humanoid (gnome)
  • Small
  • Battle-born gnome base land speed: 30 feet
  • Powerful build: Battle-born gnomes may be small but they are treated as medium class creatures in any case that will benefit them such as grapple or weapon size.
  • Battle-born gnomes do not have spell-like abilities, as they train in the arts of war, and have little inclination for matters of magic, or study.
  • Automatic Languages: Common, Gnome. Bonus Languages: Dwarven, Giant, Goblin, and Orc.
  • Favored Class: Barbarian.
  • Level Adjustment: 0

Vital Statistics[edit]

Table: Battle-born gnome: Random Starting Ages
Adulthood Simple Moderate Complex
30 years + 3d6 + 5d6 + 7d6
Table: Battle-born gnome: Aging Effects
Middle Age1 Old2 Venerable3 Maximum Age
80 years 130 years 160 years + 3d% years
  1. At middle age, no change.
  2. At old age, −1 to Str, Dex, and Con; +1 to Int, Wis, and Cha.
  3. At venerable age, −2 to Str, Dex, and Con; +1 to Int, Wis, and Cha.
Table: Random Height and Weight
Gender Base Height Height Modifier Base Weight Weight Modifier
Male 3'6" +1d4 inches 130lbs. × (1d8)
Female 3'4" +1d4 inches 110lbs. × (1d8)

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