5e Giant Races
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According to the Monster Manual,
“ | Giants tower over humans and their kind. They are humanlike in shape, though some have multiple heads (ettins) or deformities (fomorians). The six varieties of true giant are hill giants, stone giants, frost giants, fire giants, cloud giants, and storm giants. Beside these, creatures such as ogres and trolls are giants. | ” |
5e Giant Races without an improving, reviewing, or removing template present.
Name | Summary | Abilities | Size | Speed |
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Blugruim | Hulking creatures whose hardy resilience is only countered by their kindness. | Your Constitution score increases by 2 and your Strength score increases by 2. | You can stand as high as 8 ft and can weigh 500 pounds or more. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Brute | Nasty and brutish, but not so short. | Your Strength score increases by 2 and your Constitution score increases by 1. | Brutes usually stand 8 feet tall in height and average 450 pounds in weight. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You also have a climbing speed of 30 feet. |
Cyclops | Simple, deliberate, stubborn and hulking giants with one eye. | Your Strength and Constitution scores each increase by 2. | Even the smallest cyclops stand 12 feet tall, and many are larger. Your size is Large. | Your base walking speed is 35 feet. |
Cyclops, Variant | As a Legendary Cyclops you count as both a Giant and a Humanoid | Your Constitution score increases by 2 and your Intelligence score increases by 1. | Legendary Cyclops are much larger and bulkier than regular orcs, and they range from 7 to well over 9 feet tall. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 45 feet. Your climbing speed is 25 feet. |
Earth Giant | A race of giants, smaller than the rest of their kind their power comes from deep within the earth and posses the ability to manipulate the earth. | Your Strength and Constitution scores each increase by 1. | An earth giant's height usually ranges from about 13 feet to 16 feet tall, and usually weigh around a ton. Your size is Large. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Ettin | A race of two-headed giants | Your Constitution score increases by 2. | Despite being a giant, the bulk of organs and muscle hampers your growth upward. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Giantkin | As varied as the great colossi that spawned them, giantkin share one thing in common: Strength. | Your Strength score increases by 2. | Giantkin of smaller races are bulkier and stockier than their kind normally are, though their size rarely rises above eight to nine feet. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Graug | Monstrous creatures dwelling in mountains that can eat trolls | Your Strength score increases by 1. | Graugs are known to be anywhere from 5 to 8 feet tall. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Half Giant, Variant | Large, burly half-breeds spawned from man and giant. | Your Strength score increases by 2. | Though they may vary in build depending on their parent, half giants usually stand 9 to 12 ft. tall and weigh anywhere from 350 to 900 lbs. You size is Large. | Your base walking speed is 35 feet. |
Half-Giant | Simple, deliberate, stubborn, and hulking. Not very nimble. | Your Strength and Constitution scores each increase by 1. | The smallest half-giant is larger than all but the largest of humans. Your size is Large. | You have a base walking speed of 30 feet. |
Half-Giant, Variant-A | Large, burly half-breeds spawned from man and giant. | Your Strength and Constitution score increases by 2. | Though they may vary in build depending on their parent, half giants usually stand 9 to 12 ft. tall and weigh anywhere from 350 to 900 lbs. You size is Large. | Your base walking speed is 35 feet. |
Half-Troll | Tough, fierce, and hungry, half-trolls combine the best traits of both their parents' biology. | Your Strength score increases by 1 and your Constitution score increases by 2. | Half-trolls are smaller than full-blooded trolls, but are noticeably larger than most humanoids, standing from 6 to 8 feet tall, with as much as an extra foot of height gained from straightening up. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Jotnar | Jotnar are the fierce descendants of goliaths and tieflings or other fiends. | Your Strength and your Charisma scores each increase by 1, and one ability score of your choice increases by 1. | Jotnar are between 6 and 7 feet tall and weigh between 240 and 300 pounds. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Jotun | Jotun are frost giants of frigid, high-altitude biomes. By far, they are one of the oldest races originating from the god, Ymir. | Your Strength score increases by 2, and your Constitution score increases by 1. | Jotun are 6 to 8 feet in height, often weighing over 250 to 400 pounds of high muscle mass. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Ogre Rat | Results of rats who wished to be like giants. | Your Strength score increases by 2, and your Constitution score increases by 1. | Ogre rats stand anywhere from 7 to 10 feet tall, your size is Large. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Ogrillon | Ogrillons (or Half-Ogres as they're most commonly known) are the result of a coupling between an ogre and a member of a different species, most commonly orcs. They're known for their strength and fierce temper, as well as their stupidity. | Your Strength score increases by 1, your Constitution score increases by 2 | An average ogrillon stands at 8 feet and weighs around 400 pounds. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Oni | Once proud protectors of the spirit world, now rowdy creatures of the night. | Your Constitution score increase by 2. | Oni are a sizeable people, reaching heights from 7 and 8 feet tall by maturity and weigh between 280 and 340 pounds. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Orch | Tall, dark-skinned, horned giants that live in the Feywilds. | Your Strength score increases by 2, and your Constitution score increases by 1. | Orchs are massive. They are usually around 11 feet in height. Your size is Large. | Your base walking speed is 25 feet. |
Pale One | Amphibious, one eyed giants born to a long life of lonesome comfort in their lightless caverns. | Your Strength score increases by 2 and your Intelligence score increases by 1. | Pale ones begin life rather tall to begin with. An adult pale one will range between 9 and 15 feet, making them large within 5e rules. Especially old and thus even larger pale ones are not playable for the purposes of balance. Your size is Large | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You have a swimming speed of 30 feet. |
Tiont | An ancient and forgotten son's body was chopped up to create the tionts | Your Strength score increases by 2. | Tionts stand at about 12 to 17 feet tall. Your size is Large. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Titan, Variant | A close relative of the giants, They harness nature's innate resilience and are the strongest of the giants. | Your strength and constitution scores increases by 1. | A Titan's height usually ranges from about 8 ft. to 16 ft. tall, and usually weigh around a few tons. Your size is Large. | Your base walking speed is 35. |
Titanborne | Giants in human form | Your Strength score increases by 2, and your Constitution score increases by 1. | Despite being born of the tall ones, titanborne have a watered down size. Your size is Medium. | You have a base walking speed of 30 feet. |
Troll, Giant | Giant-blooded trolls with a shamanistic touch | Your Strength score increases by 2, and either your Wisdom or Constitution score increases by 1. | Like giants, these trolls tower above 7 feet easily. Your size is Large. | Your base walking speed is 30 feet. |
Trollkin | The decedents of trolls and humans, with human ingenuity and a troll's bottomless belly. | Your Constitution score increases by 2, and your Strength score increases by 1. | An average Trollkin stands at 6-7 feet and weighs around 250 pounds. Your size is Medium. | Your base walking speed is 30 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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