Leprechaun (5e Race)

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Physical Description[edit]

Leprechaun are short folk. They almost always have lightly colored hair(usually red), blue, green, or brown eyes, and fair skin.


In Irish mythology, a leprechaun is a type of male faerie said to inhabit the island of Ireland. They are a class of "faerie folk" associated in Irish mythology and folklore, as with all faeries, with the Tuatha Dé Danann and other quasi-historical peoples said to have inhabited Ireland before the arrival of the Celts.


Leprechauns are often solitary, but occasionally form small villages.

Leprechaun Names[edit]

Leprechaun names are similar to Irish names.

Male: Fergus, Bran, Trian, Ercc, Cathal

Female: Ailene, Alana, Bronagh, Iona, Teagan

Leprechaun Traits[edit]

Leprechauns are a short, mischievous folk hailing from later Irish folklore.
Ability Score Increase. Due to their mischievous nature and natural wile. Your Dexterity score increases by 1, and your Charisma score increases by 2.
Age. Leprechauns reach maturity at around 30 years old and can live to be over 150.
Alignment. Leprechauns tend towards chaotic alignments and are almost always good.
Size. Leprechauns are around 3 feet tall and average about 40 pounds. Your size is Small.
Speed. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Magical Prankster. You know the following cantrips at first level, in addition to other spells: mage hand, minor illusion and vicious mockery. Charisma is your spellcasting ability for these cantrips.
Fast Talker. You have proficiency in the Deception skill or the Persuasion skill.
Languages. You can speak, read, and write Common and Sylvan.

Random Height and Weight[edit]

Table: Leprechaun Random Height and Weight
Base Height Height Modifier Base Weight Weight Modifier
2′11″ +2d4 35 lbs. × 1 lb.

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