5e Beast Races
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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 |
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Anansi | Race of evolved spiders. | Dependant on the subrace. Please read each subrace for this information. | With the exception of the broodmothers, anansi are small creatures weighing around 20 to 30 pounds while standing between 3 and 3 and a half feet tall. Your size is small. Broodmothers, on the other hand, are enormous beings almost unable to move, as they are 6 feet tall or more and weight over 120 pounds. Your size is medium. | Your base walking speed is 25 feet. |
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 | 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. |
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. |
Awakened Beast | Your constitution score increases by 1. | Awakened Beasts vary widely in height and build, from barely 5 feet to well over 7 feet tall. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 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. |
Briar Skulk | Primal and lean canines with a thick coat of piercing quills. | Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Wisdom score increases by 1. | Heights can range from 5'4 to just under 6'4 standing up. 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. |
Coleoptera | A race of multiple tribal beatles with a social structure. | Your Constitution score increases by 1 | Almost all Coleoptera are between 5 to 6 foot tall. Although geoleopteras tend to weight a little over 180 pounds, Rhinoleopteras can weight around 350 pounds. Your size is medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Cornerian | A peaceful, furry race of humanoid aliens. | Your Dexterity score increases by 2. | Cornerians are the same size as humans. Your size is medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Coyouin Fourfooter | Strong and loyal shark-dog hybrids that patrol the ocean waters. | Your Strength score increases by 2, your Constitution score increases by 2, and your Intelligence score decreases by 3. | Heights can range from 2'10 to just under 3'8 standing up. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 40 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. |
Cybertronian, 2nd Variant | Cybertronians are a race of living machines which can disguise themselves as flesh-and-blood beasts. | Your Constitution score increases by 2. | Cybertronians range from five feet tall to just under eight feet in their natural forms. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 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. |
Dragonbeast | Chimerical abominations of dragon and beast | Your Constitution modifier increases by 2, and your Wisdom score increases by 1. | Stocky and strong, these beasts stand taller than most humans. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Dredge | Communist naked mole rats. | Your Constitution score increases by 2 and your Charisma score increases by 1. | Dredge stand between 4 and 5 feet tall and average about 150 pounds. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You also have a burrowing speed of 10 feet. Your speed is not reduced by wearing heavy armor. |
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. |
Echidnites | A race of powerful echidnas. | Your Strength, Constitution and Wisdom scores each increase by 1. | Though echidnites are larger than the usual echidna and can stand tall, they remain relatively small in stature and never really grow taller than 4 feet. Your size is Small. | Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You have a swim speed of 20 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 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. |
Enfield, Variant | Mythological beasts with the body and head of a fox, and the talons and wings of birds. | Your Wisdom score increases by 2. | Enfields average at about 3 feet tall. Your size is Small. | Your base walking speed is 25 feet. |
Equestrians (Aleithia Supplement) | A race of sentient ponies granted their sentience by one of the Eldritch Gods. | Your Constitution score increases by 1. | Equestrians are roughly about 5 feet tall from head to hoof. They're also about 4-5 feet long from nose to tail. The average equus always weighs around 650 pounds. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 35 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. |
Exceptional Monkey | Enlightened monkeys who use their tree-climbing nature and prehensile tails to excel as adventurers. | Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Strength score increases by 1. | At full height, you are somewhere around two and a half feet tall, making you Small. Most of the time, though, you do not stand up straight, making you appear quite a bit smaller. | Your base walking speed is 25 feet when standing upright, and you have a climbing speed of 25 feet. Your walking speed and climbing speed can increase as per the Four Feet trait and the Tail trait, respectively, but these are your default speeds. |
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. |
Forest Children | As a forest child, you gain the following traits: | Due to your small size and young appearance, you are not very strong, but you have been alive for a long time and thus are wise. Your Wisdom score increases by 2 and can reach a maximum of 22, but your Strength score maximum is only 14. | As a child, you are no taller then 4 feet, and you weigh an average of 60 pounds. Your size is Small. | Your legs are tiny because you appear so young, so you cannot move as fast as bigger people. Your base 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. |
Furkin | Humanoid creatures that evolved from animals exposed to the chaotic magic of the Feywild. | Furkin are evolved from creatures that either had to hunt to survive or survive being hunted. Your Wisdom score increases by 1. | Kin run a wide gamut of body types. Your size is either Small or Medium as determined by your subrace. | Kin run a wide gamut of body types. Your speed is determined by your subrace. |
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 environments 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. |
Gilles de Rais | Beings from another world that dwell within libraries. | Your Wisdom score increases by 1 and your Intelligence score increases by 1. | Gilles de Rais usually stand around 7 feet tall when standing up straight and vary widely with weight, ranging from 100 to 230 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. |
Gravedigger | Quadrupedal bird-like creatures that build traps for their own uses. | Your Dexterity score decreases by 1 and your Constitution score increases by 1. | Gravediggers usually stand around 2 feet tall and typically weigh 80 pounds. Your size is Small. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet, and you also have a base burrowing speed of 25 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. |
Guardinal | Beastly celestials who failed their duties | Your Wisdom score increases by 1. | Your size depends on the subrace which you choose. | Your base walking speed depends on the subrace you choose. |
Harmster | Intelligent rodents with a predisposition towards violence. | Your Strength score increases by 1 and your Constitution score increases by 1. | Harmsters usually stand around 3 feet tall and typically weigh 110 pounds. Your size is Small. | Your base walking speed is 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. |
Hive Being | Hive beings are humanoids composed entirely of insects or arachnids | Your Dexterity score increases by 2. | Hive beings take humanoid forms usually, measuring up to a human about. Your size is Medium. | You have a base walking speed of 30 feet. |
Hylek | The Hylek are a species of alchemically-inclined tribal frog-men. | Your Constitution score increases by 1. | Your size is determined by your subrace. | Your speed is determined by your subrace. |
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. |
Ishilb | A race of proud snail and slug people | Ishilb are slow and contemplative. Your Wisdom score increases by 2. | Ishilb are generally 4 to 5 feet tall when standing (about twice as long in total) and weigh about 200-300 lbs. Your size is Medium. | Ishilb stick to the ground as they slide their bodies forward. Your walking speed is 20 feet. |
Kingfisher | Your Charisma score increases by 3 and your Intelligence score increases by 2. | Kingfishers are 2 to 3'5 feet tall and average 30 pounds. Your size is Small, they grew thanks to the powers of the great magician. | Your base walking speed is 10 feet. You have a flying speed of 65 feet (you can only fly 30ft high). | |
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. |
Kodan | A wise, seafaring race of bipedal polar bears. | Your Wisdom score increases by 2 and your Strength score increases by 1. | Kodan stand between 8 and 10 feet tall. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You also have a swimming speed of 30 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. |
Latex Beast | A race of latex monsters. | Your Constitution score increases by 2. | You are slightly taller than humans, your size is medium. | 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. |
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 between around 4 feet tall. Your size is Small. | Your base walking speed is 25 feet. |
Lupus | Lupus are humanoids with the features of a beast, making them both ferocious and fast. | Your Dexterity score increases by 2. | Lupus vary greatly dependent upon their subrace with pure bloods ranging from 5'2 to 6'1 in size and mixed bloods never being shorter than 6'6 and growing up til 7'8. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Lycanian | Lycanian are humanoids with the features of a beast, making them both ferocious and fast. | Your Strength and Dexterity score each increases by 1. | Lycanians never being shorter than 6'6 and growing up til 7'8. Your size is Medium. | 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. |
Mace Armadillo | Armadillos with mace-like backs that can roll up into a mace ball. | Your Strength score increases by 2 and your Charisma score increases by 1. | Small Mace Armadillos are 6 ft while tall Mace Armadillos are 7 and a half ft. Only the rarest are 8 ft. Your size is Medium. | A Mace Armadillo's walking speed is 25 ft, but their burrowing speed is 15 ft. |
Majmun | A race of highly tribal and spiritual ape-men that descended from were-apes | Your Constitution score increases by 2. | Majmun have heights comparable to humans, but a bit shorter. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You have a climbing speed of 20 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. |
Nekomata | "Monstrous" cats of yokai origin | Your Intelligence score increases by 1. | Because nekomata range across all cats, your size depends on your subrace. | Your base walking speed depends on your subrace choice. |
Nopon | Globetrotting fuzzy boys that love their Hom-Hom friends | Nopon are hearty, and adorable. Your Constitution score increases by 2 and your Charisma increases by 1. | Nopon Stand no taller than 4 feet. Your size is Small. | Your base walking speed is 25 feet. |
Pangolinomad | Large pangolin creatures with a fit ability for knowledge. | Your Intelligence score increases by 1. | You are around 5 feet tall. Your size is Medium | Your base walking speed is 25 feet. |
Papolian | Flying pandas with butterfly wings | Your Constitution score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1. | Papolian's are about five to seven tall and weigh anywhere from 190 to 310 pounds. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Penguin | A small, cute race of flightless birds who are native to the arctic. | Your Dexterity and Charisma scores both increase by 2. | Penguins average 2-3 feet in height and are light, averaging 20-40 pounds in weight. Your size is Small. | Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You also have a swim speed of 50 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. |
Pisinguislor | One being, capable of changing its form to four different species. | Your Wisdom score increases by 2 and your Dexterity score increases by 1. | You are Medium. | Your speed varies based on what form you are in. |
Polar Dragonbeast | Polar bear dragon creatures | Your Constitution score increases by 2 and your Strength score increases by 1. | Polar dragonbeasts can stand at an impressive 8 feet on their hind legs. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You have a swimming speed of 40 feet. |
Polar Owl | Polar owls are large owls that are quick to move and aren't physically strong, but mentally strong. | Your Dexterity score increases by 2. | You are bigger than a normal owl. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 25 feet. |
Popori | Woodland creatures that have been awakened by a call of nature | Your Dexterity or Constitution score increases by 2, and your Wisdom score increases by 1. | You're only a bit shorter than humans. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Porcumen | A race of porcupine-like tribal people | Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Constitution score increases by 1. | Your size can range from 5 to 6 feet tall while weighing around 100-200 pounds. 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. |
Rabgon | Lapine dragons | Your Charisma score increases by 1. | Rabgons typically rang around the 3-3 1/2 foot mark, never growing bigger than 4 feet and never smaller than 3. Your size is Small. | Due to the leg strengths of rabbits and dragons combined, your movement is quick for your size. You have a walking speed of 35. |
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 Chiropterus | Anthropomorphic bats from the Raesokeran continent. | Chiropterans are quick to learn and naturally adept in the arcane arts. Your Intelligence score increases by 2. | Average Chiropterans are no taller than 4 ft. Your size is small. | Your base walking speed is 25 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. |
Rhichitt | A versatile race of insectoids forced to make their own ways after the loss of their ancient Queen. | Your Constitution score increases by 1. One other ability score of your choice increases by 2, or two ability scores of your choice each increase by 1. | Rhichittes have tremendous variance in size and build, ranging from 4 to 7 feet long and weighing 100 to 300 pounds. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet, and you have a climbing speed of 30 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. |
Skorupi | Oversized, small scorpions with savage venom | Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Intelligence score increases by 1. | Despite being oversized, skorupi remain only about 2 feet tall. Your size is Small. | Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You have a climbing speed of 20 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. |
Sphinx | Guardians of secrets and treasures of the gods. | Your Intelligence and Wisdom scores increase by 2. | Sphinxes can be very large beings, but the average sphinx adventurer tends to be in their younger years. Because of this, they have not reached their full size, which takes hundreds of years. The average sphinx adventurer is about 7 feet from foot to head and weighs 5-600 pounds. Your size is Medium. | You have a base speed of 30 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. |
Stufful | Very small and strong bears that resemble stuffed animals. | Your Strength score increases by 2 and your Charisma score increases by 1. | Stufful only grow about 1 foot tall. Your size is tiny. | Your base walking speed is 25 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. |
Sylorin | Plated, three-eyed beasts | Your Constitution score increases by 2, and you Wisdom score increases by 1. | They are rather tall on two legs, not including the tail. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 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. |
Turtle Cat | The mystical, magical, miraculous combination of a cat and a turtle. | Your Dexterity and Charisma score increases by 2 each and your Strength score decreases by 2. | Turtle Cats vary widely in height and build, though most commonly have sizes similar to that of common house cats. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. (Unless you believe you are sneaking, then it's 50. You don't actually have to sneak to believe you're sneaking.) |
Typhlosion | Bulky badgers with a firy fury that burns like an erupting volcano. | Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Constitution score increases by 1. | Typhlosions stand a little above 5 and a half feet tall. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Ursaring | Big bear Pokémon | Your Strength score increases by 2, and one other ability score of your choice increases by 1. | These ursine creatures can be very tall, towering nearly up to seven feet. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 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. |
Ursine | Ursines are beings in tune with nature but also advanced technologically. They resemble bears in many ways. | Your Constitution increases by 2 and your Strength score increases by 1. | Ursines 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. |
Von Gacy | Beings from another world whose hair can be used like whips. | Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Strength score increases by 1. | Von Gacies usually stand around 8 feet tall and vary widely with weight, ranging from 80 to 240 pounds. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Vorik's Wing | Hang gliding great apes. | Your Strength score increases by 2, your Dexterity score increases by 1. | Medium | Vorik's Wing are not humanoids so they have trouble walking long distances. Your base walking speed is 25 feet. Your climbing speed it also 25 feet. You also swim well at a speed of 15 feet. Speed reduces to 20 if walking more than 4 hours; reduces to 10 after 4 more hours. These feet weren't made for walkin'. Speed recovers after a long rest. Glider flying speed is 30 ft. relative to the wind. |
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. |
Wagon | A peculiar anthro hybrid between wolves and dragons. | Any score of your choice increases by 2 and your Charisma score increases by 1. As normal, you can't increase an ability score above 20 using this feature. | Wagons range from 5'9" to 6'3". Your size is medium. | Your base walking speed is 40 feet. |
Wolf Walker | Your Strength score increases by 2, and your Dexterity score increases by 1. | 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, wolfkind are powerful hunters and fleet of foot. | Your Constitution and Strength scores increase by 1. | An average wolfkind 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. |
Woodcrafter | Tripodal creatures that cultivate trees for their own uses. | Your Dexterity score decreases by 1 and your Intelligence score increases by 2. | Woodcrafters usually stand around 5 feet tall and typically weigh 120 pounds. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Wumpus | Small magical pig-like creatures. | Your Charisma increases by 2, and your Dexterity score increases by 1. | The wumpus is a small creature, ranging around 3 feet and 4 feet tall. Your size is Small. | You have a base walking speed of 25 feet. |
Yakfolk | Shrewd, nomadic yak people, who love nothing more than a good trade. | Your Constitution score increases by 2 and you Charisma score increases by 1. | Yikaria are between 7 and 9 feet tall and weigh between 450-600 pounds. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Yanma | Small, semi-aggressive dragonfly creatures | Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Wisdom score increases by 1. | You are just under 4 feet long but you grow much larger eventually. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 10 feet. You have a flying speed of 30 feet, and can not fly higher than 30 feet. You must not be wearing medium or heavy armor to use this speed. |
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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