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According to the Monster Manual,

Beasts are nonhumanoid creatures that are a natural part of the fantasy ecology. Some of them have magical powers, but most are unintelligent and lack any society or language. Beasts include all varieties of ordinary animals, dinosaurs, and giant versions of animals.


5e Beast Races without an improving, reviewing, or removing template present.

Name Summary Abilities Size Speed
Aquaebant A race of aquatic humanoids with features like the original dwellers of the deep. Your Constitution score increases by 2. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Armordillo Armordillos, above all, are sturdy, but typically will fall into being either wise or strong. Their shells give them an innate source of protection, which they can utilize to full effect in combat. Your Constitution score increases by 2. Dillos are reasonably short, only around 4 feet tall. They are quite stout and wide, however, and weigh on average 160 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Avilus, Variant Optimistic songbirds that are just as likable as they are fast. Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Charisma score increases by 1. Avilians are very small. So small, in fact, they can comfortably fit in the palm of a Medium creature's hand. Most avilians are about 7-10 inches tall and weigh 0.5-1 lbs. on average. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed is 10 feet. You have a flying speed of 30 feet, but due to your small wings, you cannot fly above 10 feet off of the ground.
Avilus Optimistic songbirds that are just as likable as they are fast. Your Dexterity and Charisma scores increase by 1. Avilians are very small. So small, in fact, they can comfortably fit in the palm of a Medium creature's hand. Most avilians are about 7-10 inches tall and weigh 0.5-1 lbs. on average. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed is 10 feet. You have a flying speed of 50 feet.
Badger Lord Titanic versions of badgers - based on the Badgers of Redwall. Your Constitution, and Wisdom scores increase by 1. Badger lords tend to be around 2-3 feet. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet and a burrow of 20 feet.
Blaziken Tall, flightless, bird-like humanoids that combine fire and martial arts. Your Strength score increases by 1 and your Dexterity increases by 2. Blazikens stand a little above 6 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 35 feet.
Borosi Feline shaped people with nightmare eyes. Your Dexterity and Charisma scores each increase by 2. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 35 feet.
Buizel loving and social weasel otters. Your Intelligence score increases by 2, and your Strength score increases by 1. You are just above 2 feet. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You have a swim speed of 40 feet.
Camelfolk A reclusive race of bipedal camels. Your Constitution score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1. Your size can range from 7 to 9 feet tall while weighing more than 350 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 25 feet
Chimeroth Lithe, strong, and intelligent beings that utilize their talents in ways that enable them to quickly adapt in order to survive. Your Strength score increases by 2, and your Constitution score increases by 1. Tall, lean, and athletic, chimeroth stand about 5'9” to 7'0” feet, and weigh around 180—365 lbs. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Croagunk Strangely musical creatures but underhanded fighters. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. You are just over 2 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Delphox Bipedal vulpine diviners with a mastery of fire magic and psionics. Your Intelligence score increases by 2 and your Wisdom score increases by 1. Delphoxes stand just shy of 5 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Duerdog Underground dogs with surprising intelligence and magical affinity Your Charisma score increases by 2. Duerdogs are about 4 and a half feet tall on average. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 40 feet.
Educated Rodents The Educated Rodents are a group of rare rats who have developed an exceptional intelligence. Small and unassuming, they still prove worthy allies and harsh enemies because of their pure cunning. Your Dexterity score increases by 1. The educated rodents are still just rats. They can be up to about a foot in height when standing on their hind legs, but are usually shorter, around 8-10 inches. Your size is Tiny, you use the Tiny Player Characters (5e Variant Rule), and should consider using equipment from the Undersized (5e Variant Rule). You have a walking speed of 25 feet. However, if you have both hands free, you can run on all fours, and have a speed of 35 feet. You also have a climbing speed of 20 feet.
Exceed Small creatures almost indistinguishable from house cats, but capable of walking on two legs and even growing wings. Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Charisma score increases by 1. Exceed are about the size of a bobcat. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You have a fly speed of 20 feet.
Fey Prairie Dog A humanoid prairie dog Your Dexterity score increases by 1. Your size heavily depends on your subrace. Your speed depends on your subrace.
Folivora Sloth people with some nifty tricks of getting around Your Wisdom score increases by 2, and your Constitution score increases by 1. Folivora are pretty big for a sloth. the magic which let them float and talk also enlarged them a little. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Fox'smanuh Foxes in the shape of eastern dragons Your Charisma score increases by 2. The Fox'smanuh usually stand 5 to 7 feet tall, with plenty of tail to spare. They average around 140 to 190 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your legs are kind of awkwardly placed on your serpentine body, and your body is a bit wobbly on a foundation with a super long spine. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Furret Ferret-like townsfolk Pokemon with long striped bodies. Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Wisdom score increases by 1. Despite being almost 6 feet long, you stand about 4 and a half feet off the ground. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 35 feet. You also have a burrowing speed of 15 feet.
Gastrosapien Gastrosapiens are large bipedal snail creatures native to swamps and other wetland areas. As a gastrosapien your Constitution score increases by 2, and your Intelligence score increases by 1. A gastrosapien's height may range from around 5'4 to as tall as 6'2. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 25 feet. In addition, you may pass through swampy terrain or areas of waist-high water with no difficulty.
Geitlan Geitlan, known to many as Goatfolk, are a race of half-human half-goat humanoids similar to Satyrs or Minotaur. Your Constitution score increases by 2 and your Wisdom score increases by 1. Adult Geitlan are generally close to 5 feet tall and average around 180 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Githet The Githet are a race of silent, stealthy feline-folk that live within tropical areas of the world. Your Dexterity and Charisma scores both increase by 1. There is usually a small height variance between githet, but your size is Medium. Your base movement speed is 30 feet.
Gligar Small, organized scorpion-bats that hunt in packs. Your Dexterity score increases by 2 Gligar are normally over 3 feet. Your size is Small. Your base walk speed is 25 feet. You have a flying speed of 30 feet, but you cannot fly higher than 10 feet.
Granbull Dog-fairies with an intimidating appearance but a timid heart. Your Strength score increases by 2 and your Charisma score increases by 1. Granbull stand a little above 4 and a half feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Greninja Bipedal frog pokemon that destroy enemies with ninja-like movements and large shurikens made of compressed water. Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Wisdom score increases by 1. Greninjas stand just shy of 5 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You also have a swim speed of 30 feet.
Hawlucha Small, bird-like humanoids who love a good fight be it on the ground or in the air. Your Strength score increases by 1, and your Dexterity score increases by 2. Hawluchas stand a little over 2 and a half feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You have a flying speed of 30 feet.
Helioptile As very easy-going creatures, they are nomadic and get along with most, if not, all races. Your Dexterity score Increases by 2. You are only about 1 foot tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Hog Folk Pig-like beast-men, the descendants of an entire race cursed by their Gods. Your Constitution score increases by 2. Hog folk range from 5 to 6 feet in height, and are very heavy weighing an average of 200 to 350 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Incineroar Violent, selfish feline pokemon who employ fire and dirty tactics to win their battles. Your Strength score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1. Incineroars stand just barely under 6 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Insectoid Bugs the size of you Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Insectoids vary widely in height, from barely 4 feet to well over 5 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Kobin Small frilled reptilians, mutated by illithid intelligence. Your Constitution score increases by 1. Kobin are fairly small, and are typically between 2 to 3 and a half feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You also have a burrowing speed of 15 feet.
Kurent A race of furry, horned beasts with tusks and a long tongue that live in the mountains. Your Strength, Dexterity and Constitution scores each increases by 1. You stand between seven and eight feet tall, weighing around 330 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Kyoukotsu "Crazy Bones" for people who like mismatched skeletons. Your Strength score increases by 2. Kyoukotsu's size depends on the subrace. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Leogrel Leonine mongrel creatures Your Wisdom score increases by 1. Leogrel are usually taller than humans but only a bit wider. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Liontaur Lion centaur race. Your Strength and Constitution scores each increase by 1. Liontaur are not too big for their shape, with a rear drawn closer to the front. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 40 feet.
Lucario Bipedal, aura-manipulating canines with a strong sense of loyalty and justice. Your Strength and Dexterity scores increase by 1 and either your Intelligence or Wisdom also increases by 1. Lucarios stand just shy of 4 ft tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Lycanroc Canine creatures whose growth and development is affected by the time of day. Your Strength score increases by 1. Midnight Lycanrocs stand a little above 3 and a half feet tall, while Midday and Dusk forms stand a foot shorter, and weight about 55 lbs. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Lynian Your lynian character still retains many traits from its primal feline ancestors, with the added enrichment of higher intelligence thrown in the mix. Your Dexterity score increases by 1. Lynians are larger than domestic cats. When standing bipedally, they range from 2.5 to just a little under 4 feet tall. They have a very wide range of body types, from slender, muscular, stocky, fat, and everything else in between. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Mammuthari An ancient lineage of huge, woolly beastmen. Your Strength, Constitution and Wisdom scores each increase by 1. Mammuthari are colossal, often times standing over 7 feet tall. With their bulky frames, mammuthari generally weigh 200 to 300 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Meowth Adorable yet fickle feline Pokemon who bring luck and trouble in equal measure. Your Charisma score increases by 1. Meowths stand just a little above 1 foot tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Miltank Friendly bovines whose milk is as potent as its attacks. Your Constitution score increases by 2, and your Dexterity score increases by 1. Miltanks stand just shy of 4 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Mogogol Mogogols share many traits with the frogs from with they are descended. Your Dexterity, Constitution and Charisma scores each increase by 1. Mogogols are extremely sturdy with more than enough charm to compensate for their froggish looks, but are often a little dimwitted. You size is Medium or Small. Mogogols can either be Medium-sized creatures or Small-sized creatures (with normal bonuses and penalties typical of this size). Size is chosen at character creation and does not change. Medium-sized mogogols have a base speed of 30 feet. Small-sized mogogols have a base speed of 25 feet. Both have a swim speed of 30 feet. A mogogol suffers no movement penalties for moving through marshes or mud.
Monrel Tribal vulpine beings with flaps Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1. Monrels never even broach 2 feet. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed is 20 feet.
Pandafolk Peaceful, slow people that commune with a spirit beast envoy from a dragon. Your Wisdom score increases by 2. Pandafolk are 7 to 8 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Phoelarch Humanoids believed to be descended from the legendary phoenix. Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1. Phoelarches are tall, generally well over six feet, but are very light in spite of this. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Quillback A race of porcupine-like humanoids. Your Constitution score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1. Quillback typically stand between 4-5 feet and weigh about 150 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You have a burrowing speed of 30 feet.
Raesokeran Canis Anthropomorphic wolves, jackals, and coyotes from the continent of Raesokera Canis races have a strong bond to nature and have the knowledge and will to preserve it. Your Wisdom score is increased by 1 Medium. Canis range in size similar to that of humans, though wolves tend to be on the taller side while coyotes are usually on the short side. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Raesokeran Vulpis Anthropomorphic Fox races from the continent of Raesokera Vulpis are light and agile. Your Dexterity score increases by 2 Between the height of dwarves and humans. Your size is Medium. If you are a fennec, your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Ramanaur Race of nomadic, violent rams Your Constitution score increases by 2, and your Strength score increases by 1. Ramanaur are between 5 and 6 feet tall and they are rarely heavier than 150 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 35 feet.
Ran Do not take them for fragile creatures, while few races are as amicable and good-natured, the amphibious Ran will never allow their principles to go undefended. Your Strength and Dexterity scores each increase by 1. Ran are usually over 3 feet tall and weigh nearly 50 pounds. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Rhinokin Humanoid rhino people. Your Strength score increases by 2, and your Constitution score increases by 1. Your height is 5 – 7 feet tall weighing between 200 lb and 700 lb. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Roc Roc "Ca Ca! Ca Ca Ca Ca! *Ahem* Caw. Caw. CAW." Your Dexterity, Constitution and Intelligence score each increase by 1. Roc Roc have a universally strange bone structure and a natural slouch. Making them stand at about 3 and a half feet tall to 4 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 20 feet. You have a flying speed of 30 feet.
Rodentia Rodentia are sensible and level-headed, and they are generally a kind and diplomatic folk, but are quite prepared to swing a cudgel when necessary. Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and either your Charisma or Wisdom score increases by 1. They are just short of human height. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet, and you have a swimming speed of 40 feet.
Selkie Aquatic creatures that shapeshift between human and seal. Your Wisdom score increases by 1, and your Charisma score increases by 2. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Serperior Beautiful, regal-looking serpents that possess a glare that can terrify most any creature. Your Dexterity, Constitution, Charisma scores each increase by 1. Serperiors stand at around 5 feet tall but are on average over 10 feet long from head to tail. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Slann Unmatched masters of magic and leaders of the lizardmen races. Your Intelligence score increases by 1, and your Wisdom score increases by 2. Slann range from 5 to 6 feet in height. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 20 feet.
Smeargle Bipedal canine pokemon who create art with paint-oozing tails. Your Dexterity, Intelligence, and Wisdom scores each increase by 1. Smeargles stand a little under 4 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Snorlax Rotund, bear-like pokemon sleep, eat, and then sleep some more. Your Strength score increases by 1 and your Constitution increases by 2. Snorlaxes usually stand close to 7 feet tall and weigh a little over 1000 lbs. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Spirit Fox Foxes that practice magic Your Wisdom score increases by 2, and your Dexterity score increases by 1. Spirit foxes are a bit short, even on hind legs. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You also have a burrowing speed of 15 feet.
Swampert Big and durable creatures capable of moving or crushing a boulder. Your Strength score increases by 2, and your Constitution score increases by 1. Swampert are typically over 4 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You have a swimming speed of 25 feet.
Sylveon Eevee's arguably most fashionable evolution Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1. Sylveon are usually only a little over three feet tall, being quadrupedal. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Trapinch Small but aggressive antlions who trap prey in inescapable sand pits and crush them with powerful jaws. Your Strength score increases by 2. Trapinches stand a little over 2 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Ursian Ursians are beings in tune with nature but also advanced technologically. They resemble bears in many ways. Your Strength score increases by 1. Ursians range from the side of regular medium to the larger end, though none too large. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Vastayan Half Human and half ancient beast Your Wisdom score increases by 1. Vastayas grow to around 5 to 6 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your movement speeds depend on your subrace.
Vulpelupe Fox wolf people Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Vulpelupe's are generally about the size of humans and average about 5' to 6' and 120-180 lb. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 35 feet.
Wolfborn Descendants of lycanthropes who are feared and misunderstood. Their kind are very, very few in number, but those that are alive are still hunted like the monsters they are not. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Wolfborn average 5'7" and 150 lbs. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Wolfkind Long-lived anthroporphic wolves, wolfkin are powerful hunters and fleet of foot. Your Constitution score increases by 1. An average wolfkin stands roughly 6'5" tall, but they are capable of reaching nearly 7 feet in height. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 35 feet.
Wolftaur Basically a centaur but with a lupine half. Your Strength score increases by 2, and your Constitution score increases by 1. Wolftaurs vary widely in height and build, from barely 6 feet to well over 7 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 40 feet.
Zangoose Fluffy mongoose pokemon with long, sharp claws and a hatred for snakes. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. You stand a little over 4 feet tall and weight almost 90 lbs. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Zoroark Sly, black fox pokemon who are experts at disorienting foes with their mastery over illusion. Your Strength, Dexterity and Intelligence scores each increase by 1. Zoroark stand a little above 5 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.

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