Blood Angel (5e Race)

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Blood Angel

You are neither an emissary of Heaven, or a monster of Hell, but an uncanny mix between the two. Most blood angels are born through the unholy union of a tiefling and a fallen angel.

Physical Description

A blood angel is exactly what it sounds like: an angel with blood-red or crimson wings. Some blood angels are known to have red skin and horns.

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Violenta blood-wing angel custom conjure, Magickal Menagerie's Bizarre Bazaar

History

The First Blood Angel

No one knows who gave birth to the first blood angel, but all remember his appearance. During a war between two neighboring countries, an angel-like being with blood red skin and wings and long black hair appeared and slaughtered all who attempted to fight him. Following the battle he disappeared, however, both sides of the fight agreed that he was a blood angel, less due to his skin and wing color, and more due to the bloodshed created by the fearsome existence.

War

Blood angels are known to appear during wars and are heavily recognized as a sign that a battle is about to be won. Throughout history blood, angels tend to either decimate the enemy forces or appear last minute in a losing battle and heal all those injured.

Society

Blood angels are a rarity, so no specific society of blood angels exists, however they are known to join countries they believe in as warriors and medics.

Blood Angel Names

A blood angel usually takes its name after its tiefling parent.

Male: Akmenos, Amnon, Barakas, Damakos, Ekemon, Iados, Kairon, Leucis, Melech, Mordai, Morthos, Pelaios, Skamos, Therai, Gordon

Female: Akta, Anakis, Bryseis, Criella, Damaia, Ea, Kallista, Lerissa, Makaria, Nemeia, Orianna, Phelaia, Rieta, Rosetta

Blood Angel Traits

The child of a Tiefling and a Fallen Angel.
Ability Score Increase. Your Charisma score increases by 1 and either your Strength or Dexterity score increases by 1 (your choice).
Age. Unlike your fallen angel parent, you are mortal, however, you can live up to 10,000 years.
Alignment. Blood angels tend to be neutral alignments and never take a specific side of the alignment spectrum.
Size. Blood angels are usually between 5' 5" and 6' 5". Your size is Medium.
Speed. Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You have a flying speed of 30 feet.
Angel Wings. You have blood red wings similar to that of an angel but yours are notably smaller. These grant you a flying speed of 30 feet. You cannot use this flying speed if you are wearing medium or heavy armor or if you are encumbered.
Darkvision. You can see in dim light within 60 feet of you as if it were bright light, and in darkness as if it were dim light. You can't discern color in darkness, only shades of gray.
Holy Resistance. You have resistance to radiant damage.
Healing Touch. As an action you can touch a living creature, causing it to magically regain hit points equal to your level. Alternatively, instead of causing the creature to regain hit points, you can cure that creature of any poisoned, blindness, or deafness conditions currently affecting it. Once you have used this ability, you can't use it again until you finish a long rest.
Infernal Legacy. You know the thaumaturgy cantrip.
Languages. You can speak, read, and write Common, and your choice of Infernal or Celestial.



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