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According to the Monster Manual,

Fey are magical creatures closely tied to the forces of nature. They dwell in twilight groves and misty forests. In some worlds, they are closely tied to the Feywild, also called the Plane of Faerie. Some are also found in the Outer Planes, particularly the planes of Arborea and the Beastlands. Fey include dryads, pixies, and satyrs.


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Name Summary Abilities Size Speed
Alcremie Tiny and adorable fey oozes that secrete a sweet, delicious cream. Your Constitution, Wisdom, Charisma scores each increase by 1. Alcremies stand on average at 1 foot tall. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Ambun The powerful defenders of the castles and fortresses of the Feywild. Your Strength score increases by 2 and your Wisdom score increases by 1. You stand between 6 and 7 feet tall and can weigh as much as 550 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 35 feet.
Anthousai Nymphs of flowers that, unlike the dryad, bound themselves to the Material Plane. Your Charisma score increases by 2, and your Dexterity score increases by 1. Your height is between 5 and 6 feet and you rarely weight more than 180 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Arborial Humanoid fey that resembles a damaged tree Your Strength score increases by 2, and your Constitution score increases by 1. Arborials vary in height and build, but they tend to be from 5 to 8 feet tall. Even with this height, you are very light, as your body is made of old wood. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Buttery Sprite Fairies that love butter Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1. You can be anywhere for seven inches to a foot and a half tall. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed is 15 feet.
Cartura Small but wise lion-like fey that were cast out of the feywilds by the elves. Your Wisdom score increases by 2. Cartura are around 3 feet tall and weigh about 50 pounds. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Cervitaur Creatures with hybrid bodies and transient minds. Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1. Most cervitaurs stand 4 to 6 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 40 feet.
Chaik A race of oddly-skinned humanoids that live amongst the races of the Feywild. Your Wisdom and Charisma score increases by 1. Chaik tend to be similar to Humans in height, but are lighter in weight. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Clefable Odd fey who are elusive until the moon shows Your Charisma score increases by 2, and your Constitution score increases by 1. Clefable are taller than dwarves, being just above 4 feet. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Concubus A little fiend and a little fey make for an interesting combination. Your Charisma score increases by 2. Concubi are 5-6 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Critterfolk Small, furry fey Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1. They are only a bit taller than two feet. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You have a climbing speed of 15 feet.
Dryad Humanoids made of Wood. Guardians of the Forest. Watchers of Nature. Your Wisdom score increases by 2. Dryads come in many sizes, ranging from a little under 6 feet to almost 14 feet tall. Your size is dependant on subrace. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Dryquus Horse elf people that resembles satyrs Your Charisma score increases by 2. Dryquus are a bit taller than satyrs. Your size is Medium. You have a base walking speed of 30 feet.
Dullahan, Variant You are a black-robed headless horseman of Irish mythology. Your Constitution score increases by 2 and your Charisma score increases by 1. You are about the same size as a human. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Elftaur An elf centaur. Your Strength, Dexterity and Constitution scores each increase by 1. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 40 feet.
Fae Fae are charismatic beings, capable of inflicting a lot of damage. They rely heavily on their senses. Your Dexterity and Charisma scores each increase by 2. Fae are between 4 and 7 foot and can range from 150 to 250 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Faerie Elf Good and Bad Fairies, the playable race. Your Charisma score increases by 1. Unlike most elves Faerie elves range from 3 to over 4 foot tall but have slender builds and weigh very little. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 20 feet and your flying speed is 30 feet.
Faerie Folk Tiny winged folk who hail from the Feywild. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Faerie folk are usually between 0.5 ½ a foot to 1 foot in height. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed of 10 feet. You have a flying speed of 30 feet and you can hover if you are no more than 10 feet off the ground, if you are more than 10 feet off the ground when you end your turn you will fall until you are within the 10 feet of the ground.
Faery The diminutive folk of the fey wild, blessed with tasks to keep them busy from otherwise mischievous habits. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Faery grow to about 2 feet tall and are no smaller than a foot. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed is 10 feet. You have a fly speed of 30 feet but cannot ascend over 10 feet above the ground.
Fairy, Variant Puny manifestations of nature, these eternally young-hearted fey spend their days playing games and pulling pranks. Your Dexterity and Charisma scores each increase by 1. Fairies, though they vary extremely wildly in stature, lack significant power when they are too small. Fairies with enough power to stand alongside other races will usually be between 2 and 4 feet in height. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet, and you have a flying speed of 30 feet. You are capable of hovering while flying, but you will still fall to the ground if you are restrained, incapacitated, or knocked prone.
Fairy They are shy and reclusive flying fey creature that adores playing tricks and pranks on others. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Pixies hardly over a foot tall and weigh next to nothing. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed of 10 feet. You have a flying speed of 30 feet and you can hover no more than 10 feet off the ground if you are more than 10 feet off the ground when you end your turn you will fall until you are within the 10 feet of the ground.
Faun A lighthearted and nimble race, Fauns make excellent craftsmen and deadly hunters. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Fauns vary well in build, some being stocky and wide, others being willowy and thin. Generally, your height will be around 5 and a half feet. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Fey Mice Fey Mice, properly known as Spirit Guardians, don't actually resemble mice at all. They are fey creatures that quite literally grow on trees, appearing as leaves. When they are "born" they polymorph into Tiny humanoid beings. Your Dexterity, Wisdom and Charisma scores each increase by 1. Fey mice are about a foot tall. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Florges Gorgeous fey pokemon that can bring out the hidden power of flowers. Your Charisma score increases by 2, and your Wisdom score increases by 1. Florges stand at a little over 3 and a half feet tall. Your size is Small. You have a base walking speed of 20 feet.
Fu'Ara Fey beings born with the spirit and body of the seasons. Your Constitution score increases by 1, and your Wisdom score increases by 2. Varied in size, the fu'ara are difficult to generalize when it comes to size, width and height. Your size is Medium. You have a base walking speed of 30 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.
Grauel Kemono Grauel Kemono are not attuned with their emotions or the emotions of others and are easily deceived, but make up for that with being quick and strong. Your Strength and Dexterity scores increase by 1. Medium Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Grovetender Grovetenders are golems made to tend to forests Your Constitution score increases by 2, and your Wisdom score increases by 1. These forest golems are human sized. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Half-Dryad The children of the forest fey. Your Intelligence score increases by 1, and your Wisdom score increases by 2. Your height and weight varies as much as humans do. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Half-Fairy The offspring of a fairy and a mortal. Your Dexterity, Wisdom and Charisma scores each increases by 1. Half-fairies tend to be 3-4 feet tall and weigh anywhere between 40 and 60 pounds. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Half-Hag Tall and lanky, born from hags who bed mortal men. At least they still retain minor qualities of their hag mothers. Your Charisma score increases by 2. Good aligned half-hags find themselves to be as varied as humans in height and weight, while neutral and evil hags find themselves to be taller and heavier by quite a bit. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Headless Angels Reapers born of the headless and the heavenly Your Wisdom score increases by 2 and one score of your choice increases by 1. Headless angels have lither bodies than dullahan that are beautiful in form if not appearance. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You gain additional modes of movement from your traits.
Hengeyokai Animals of longevity and shapeshifting. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Hengeyokai often appear like regular animals. Your size is Tiny. While a human you have a base walking speed of 30 feet.
Hüllerenner Raptor-like fey creatures Your Wisdom score increases by 2. Hüllerennern are large if lain head to tail. Otherwise, they are a bit short. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Illyrian Powerful winged, mercenary faries Your Dexterity and Wisdom scores each increase by 2. Illyrians vary widely in height and build, from barely 5 feet to well over 6 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You also have a flying speed of 30 feet.
Kapre A large forest dwelling race of humanoids with an almost barky skin. Your Charisma score increases by 2 and your Wisdom score increases by 1. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 35 feet.
Kender Small and fearless kleptomaniacs Your Charisma score increases by 1. Kenders average about 3 feet tall and weigh about 40 pounds, rarely going over 4 feet. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Kuriboh Seemingly weak, these hairy balls' potential is unleashed when their friends are in danger. Your Charisma score increases by 2. Kuribohs get no taller than 2 feet tall. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed is 10 feet, due to your incredibly stubby, short legs.
LeShay An immortal, albino, elf-like fey creature of extraordinary magical power Your Wisdom score increases by 2, and your Constitution score increases by 1. LeShay have builds similar to dwarves. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Lepidotera Butterfly people of dreams Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Wisdom score increases by 1. You can be anywhere from 4 feet tall to just below 6. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Leporidae Rabbit people. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Leprechaun Leprechauns are odd fey, with one as tall as a human and the other short as a dwarf Your Charisma score increases by 1. Your size depends on your subrace. Your base walking speed depends on your subrace
Magicia Magic is a part of your being, down to your core. Your Constitution, Intelligence, and Wisdom scores each increase by 1. Magiciae are similar in size to humans, though they can sometimes be taller on average, ranging from well over 5 feet to just over 6-and-a-half feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Marunae Mysterious mouthless fey who lurk in the deepest parts of the forest. Your Wisdom score increases by 2 and your Dexterity score increases by 1. Marunae stand no taller than 5'4" and generally only weigh about 100 to 115 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Mimikyu A small, mysterious creature both loved for its short stature and childishly crafted disguise and feared because no one knows what's actually underneath said disguise. Your Wisdom score increases by 1 and your Charisma score increases by 2. Mimikyus usually stand at 8 inches tall, but some have been found to be as big as 2 feet. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Moogle Adorable ... plush creatures Your Charisma score increases by 2, and your Intelligence score increases by 1. Moogles' size varies mainly on the shorter end of the spectrum. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You have a fly speed of 30 feet. To use this speed, you can't be wearing medium or heavy armor.
Nymph, 2nd Variant This variant of the keeps a lot from the other Nymph class on this site, however, this variant was to more greatly embrace the Nymphs grace and ability to charm other races. Your Charisma score increases by 2, and your Dexterity score increases by 1. Nymphs are slightly shorter and lighter than elves. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You also have a swim speed of 30 feet.
Nymph Your nymph character has a variety of supernatural abilities, due to their fey blood. Your Charisma score increases by 2, and your Wisdom score increases by 1. Nymphs are slightly shorter and lighter than elves. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You also have a swimming speed of 30 feet.
Omikyr Fey creatures that vaguely resemble humanoids with the heads of deer. You Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increase by 1. Size varies for omikyr, but they only can go between Small and Medium sizes. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Panduri Chimerical fey who are hippies Your Wisdom score increases by 2, and your Strength increases by 1. Panduri are tall creatures generally. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Pixie Tiny, mischievous, flying fey. Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1. Pixies are like tiny elves, standing at barely a foot tall. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed is 15 feet. Your flying speed is 30 feet.
Pompup A race of Pomeranian power in bipedal form. Creatures of the fey? Maybe one day, someone might find out. Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and one other score of your choice increases by 1. Pompups vary in size between 3'8" and 4'10" and weigh about 30 lbs. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet. If a pompup goes down on all-fours their walking speed becomes 30, and they must be on all-fours to dash.
Qualf The four-armed qualf are known to be very astute tinkers and smiths because of their great attention to detail Your Strength score increases by 1. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Quickling Tiny fey that are as fast as they are mischievous. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. A quickling is about a foot tall and weigh a bit more than a creature of their size would be expected to weigh. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Redhnyan Tiny fiddlehead fern fairies. Your Wisdom score increases by 2, and your Dexterity score increases by 1. Redhnyan are tiny fern fairies standing less than a foot tall. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed is 20 feet. Your climb speed is 30 feet.
Ribombee Small, fey-like pokemon who gather honey and use pollen to both attack their foes and heal their allies. Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Wisdom score increases by 1. You stand around 1 foot tall. Your size is Tiny. You have a base walking speed of 10 feet. You have a fly speed of 30 feet and you can hover if you are no more than 10 feet off the ground. If you are more than 10 feet off the ground when you end your turn you will fall until you are of no greater altitude.
Satyr The goatfolk of the woods. Your Charisma score increases by 2, and your Dexterity score increases by 1. Satyrs are usually around 5 feet in height and weigh around 170 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Schwarzfee Shadowy forest beings of former drow Your Constitution score increases by 2, and either your Wisdom or Charisma score increases by 1. These odd beings are usually 4 to 6 or 7 feet tall. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Sidhe, Variant Beings from legend a fairy tales, and often godmothers and godfathers. Your Intelligence or Dexterity score increases by 2. Sidhe can vary in size quite a bit, but their size often increases with power or social rank. Most commonly any minor Sidhe lord found in the wild would be between 3’6” and 7’ tall. If they are under 4’, your size is classed as medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Spriggan Tree people who sustain themselves with natural magic. Your Dexterity score increases by 1, and your Wisdom score increases by 2. Spriggan range from 6 to 7 feet in height and almost never weigh more than 200 pounds. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Sprite In secret groves and shaded glens, tiny sprites with dragonfly wings flutter. For all their fey splendor, however, sprites lack warmth and compassion. They are aggressive and hardy warriors, taking severe measures to ward strangers away from their homes. Interlopers that come too close have their moral character judged, they are put to sleep or frightened off. Your Charisma score increases by 1, and your Dexterity score increases by 1. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking speed is 10 feet.
Sprite Warband A swarm of militaristic sprites united under a single banner. Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Intelligence score by 1. Sprites are Tiny creatures, but a warband's effectiveness relies upon close cooperation. You are a Medium swarm of Tiny fey. Your base walking speed is 10 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.
Tau'ri "We dont hunt because we have to, we hunt because we want to, its what we were born to do..." Your Dexterity score increases by 2. The Tau'ris height is about average, the males are around 6-7 feet tall, whereas the females rarely get above 5ft, no matter their age The Tau'ris base walking speed is 30 feet.
Titanian Fey creatures that came from dead goddess Titania's corpse. Your Dexterity and Charisma scores each increase by 1. Titanians took a body type similar to that of the leshay. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Uroa Uroa are incredibly resilient fey creatures. Your Constitution score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1. Uroa are rather tall and wide in berth. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 25 feet due to your tiny legs and bulky body.
Vector Sea creatures evolved from magic plankton Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Intelligence increases by 1. Standing upright, vectors are a bit shorter than humans. From tip to tail, they average at 6 feet. Your size is Medium. Vectors usually run on land on all fours to keep up with land dwellers, using their tails as balance. Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You have a swimming speed of 30 feet.
Whimsicott Small, free-spirited puffballs known for their mischief-making. Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Intelligence score increases by 1. Whimsicotts stand a little above 2 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Wigglytuff Unexpected leaders touched by moonlight Your Charisma score increases by 2, and your Wisdom score increases by 1. Wigglytuff never grow over 4 feet but it's a nice size for a pillow. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Wood Giant Standing tall and graceful, they are guardians of the select giant forests Your Wisdom and Constitution scores each increase by 1. Wood Giants are well above the height of the smaller non-giant races, but not as grand as their elemental cousins. They still stand at a whopping 14 feet on average. Your size is Large. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.

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