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Name Summary Abilities Size Speed
Alien Grey Alien Greys are from a distant, advanced civilization. You have crash-landed here. Your Intelligence increases by 2 and your Wisdom increases by 1. Small Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Altine A race of humans with the physical abilities of spiders and shapeshifting capability. Your Dexterity score increases by 1. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 35 feet.
Anthro Race Humans forced into animal experimentation Your Constitution score increases by 1. Anthro size is determined by your subrace. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Anuran Their small stature and amphibian nature grants these small frog people many advantages. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Anurans are much significantly smaller than most other races, ranging from around 1'1 to 1'9 feet tall and weighing 3 to 6 pounds. Your size is Tiny. Your base walking, swimming and climbing speed is 15 feet.
Audino Cute and pudgy, these rabbit-like creatures want nothing more than to heal your wounds. Your Constitution score increases by 2. Audinos stand at over 3 and a half feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Automaton Conscious and aware machines, made not by magic or divine power, but by science. Your Constitution score increases by 1 and your Intelligence score increases by 1. You are the same size as your creator, or as the race they intended you to be modeled after. Your size is either Small or Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Avali Feathered humanoid descended from powerful ambush predators Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Wisdom score increases by 1. Avali are, on average, 3 to 3 and a half feet tall, and about 4 feet from head to tail feather, and weigh about 30 pounds. Your size is Small. 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.
Brightmaid Brightmaids are the result of a unicorn blessing a baby while still in it's mother's womb. Your Charisma and Wisdom scores both increase by 1, and one other ability score of your choice increase by 1. Brightmaids are usually around the same height as is considered average to whatever race their mother was. Your size can be Medium or Small, as correlates to your mother race. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Canibri Canibri are a race of humans cursed by an ancient forest god with some of the features of wolves and foxes. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Your size is determined by your subrace. Your base walking speed us determined by your subrace.
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.
Catkin Inquisitive small felines, full of energy and pride. Your Charisma score increases by 2. Typically 3'0"-5'0", 60-80 pounds. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Chamasin Plants of fire and light Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Most chamasin are about 2 feet tall. They usually weigh about twenty pounds. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 20 feet.
Cleansed Blight What began as an evil awakening of plants has turned into thriving settlements of these goodhearted beings. Your Wisdom score increases by 2. See Subraces. Your base walking speed is 25 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.
Cutebold Cutebolds are sneaky and mischievous but cute and childish creatures that are related to kobolds. Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Charisma increases by 1. Cutebold's vary slightly in height from 3.5-4ft, but are almost always nimble and slender. They can weigh between 30-40lbs. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Darkling Seelie fey whose curse causes them to rapidly age in sunlight, but make great assassins. Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Wisdom score increases by 1. Darklings are usually small and runtish, but elders are the same size as elves. Your race is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Darshroom A race of small humanoid mushrooms with mushroom caps that grant them various powers. Your Constitution score increases by 2. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Deku Scrub Small, wooden, and sharing many characteristics with plants — most other races find deku scrubs a bit odd. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Deku scrubs range in height from 2 to 4 feet. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Dracogoblin Dracogoblins are typically small, quick to run, and greedy. They act as if they are above other goblins and raiders but often fall into the same lifestyle as them. Your Dexterity increases by 2 and your Charisma increases by 1. Dracogoblins typically stand roughly between 2 and 3 feet tall and weigh between 20 and 30 pounds. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You have a climbing speed equal to your walking speed.
Drock-Yar Sly, bitter but unopposably cunning goblinoids. Your Dexterity and Intelligence scores both increase by 1. Drock-Yar average around 3 feet tall and have lumpy unbalanced builds, remaining slumped or hunched and having wobbly movement. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Duarling Short but scrappy, these natural adventurers are born for battle. Your Strength, Dexterity, and Constitution scores each increase by 1. Most stand just beneath four feet, towering above halflings but still looking up to your average dwarves. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 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.
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.
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 knocked prone or are restrained.
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.
Feyling The cute friendliness of a halfling with the mischievous blood of the fey. What's not to love? Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and Charisma score increases by 1. Feylings average about 3 feet tall, weigh about 40 pounds and most generally have slender builds. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25.
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.
Gesttil A goblin-like race with gems for eyes. Your Wisdom score increases by 2. Gesttils range between 3 and 4 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Half-Crystallid Humanoids crystalline augmentations, half-crystallids tend to be very skilled in combat. Your Constitution score increases by 1. Use the height and weight value of your initial race prior to augmentation. See sub-races for specific sizes. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Half-Kobold The strength of a kobold and a human combined. Your Dexterity score increases by 1, and one other ability score of your choice increases by 1. Half-kobolds tend to be a foot on average a foot taller than regular kobolds. Standing on average around 3 to 4 feet tall and weighing 40-65 pounds. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Hallownest Inhabitant The bug-like inhabitants of Hallownest. Your Constitution score increases by 2. Hallownest Inhabitants come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from just under 2 feet all the way to surpassing 8 feet. Your subrace will determine your size. Your base walking speed is determined by your subrace.
Hanyo These humanoids are the offspring of daiyoukai and humans. Your Constitution score increases by 1. Hanyo are usually the same size as a human, but some can be over 10 foot and others around the same size as a dwarf or halfling. Your size is Medium unless otherwise stated in your subrace. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Immortuos A humanoid whose loved ones were unable to bring them back from death fully, resulting in a twisted creature. Your Constitution score increases by 2. Your size depends on your subrace. Children are Small whereas adults are Medium. Despite their short legs, they are nimble and quick, with a base walking speed of 30 feet.
Imposed Corpse Regular looking humanoid with a parasite for brains. Your Constitution score increases by 1. You can only possess the bodies of Medium or Small humanoids. Your base walking speed in 30 feet, regardless of the humanoid you inhabit. If you were to having a flying speed, you lose it.
KirbySpawn Pink chubby pals who consume their way across the universes, saving those they can. Your Constitution score increases by 2, and your Strength score increases by 1. KirbySpawn are always spherical in shape but vary widely in diameter. They range from 3 to just under 5 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet and you have a flying speed of 15 feet.
Kokiri From a glance, kokiri are indistinguishable from hylian children. Protected by the Great Deku Tree, these innocent kids never truly age. Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1. A typical kokiri is about 4 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Korok Small, peaceful, immortal, and child-like plant creatures. They aren't much for combat or stealth, but it's hard not to smile around them. Your Charisma score increases by 1. A typical korok's height averages about 3 feet, although the rare giant korok has a height of about 7 feet. If you are of the giant korok subrace, your size is Medium. Otherwise, your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Leporidian A small race of humanoid rabbits. Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and Charisma score increases by 1. Leporidians vary in height and build, barely 3 feet to 5 feet tall, although they rarely weight more than 100 pounds. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 35 feet.
Leprechaun, Variant Compulsive tricksters, leprechauns have a knack for getting themselves out of the hot water they all too often find themselves in. Your Charismascore increases by 2 and your Intelligence score increases by 1. Leprechauns average at about 3 feet tall, and range from wiry to extremely stout. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Lopunny Short, graceful, and rather adorable, these timid lagomorphs pack a powerful kick. Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Charisma increases by 1. The average height for a Lopunny is barely 4 feet tall and usually weight a little over 70 lbs. Your size is Small. 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 just shy of 4 ft tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Lycanroc Though they come in three different forms, these Lycanrocs are werewolf-like pokemon with glowing, blood red eyes and a love of combat. Your Strength, Constitution and Charisma scores each increase by 1. Lycanrocs stand a little above 3 and a half feet tall and weight about 55 lbs. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Magmin Minature pyromaniacs of the elemental plane of fire. Your Dexterity, Constitution and Charisma scores each increase by 1. Magmins are fairly short, typically being between three and four feet. Due to being little more than an elemental bound within an harden shell, magmin normally only weigh between 25 and 50 pounds. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Manas A race created through the convergence of wandering thoughts, memories, souls, and excessive magical energies. Your Intelligence, Wisdom, or Charisma score increases by 2. Your size is Small. In both your origin and humanoid forms, regardless of height, your physiology is poorly suited to effectively control large objects. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Mawile Small, deceptive pokemon with huge mouths growing on the back of their heads. Your Strength, Intelligence and Charisma scores increase by 1. Mawile's stand at around 2 feet tall and weight roughly 25 lbs. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Meloetta Small mythical creatures with a beautiful voice. Depending on which breed you see, you'll either see powerful psychic attacks or graceful physical attacks. Your Charisma score increases by 1. Meloetta are petite, usually standing only around 2 feet tall and weighing only around 15 pounds. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 ft.
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.
Mimic Slime A Slime with the ability to morph into other objects or people but cannot change their color. Your Constitution score increases by 2 and your Dexterity increases by 1. Mimic slimes are 2 feet tall and weight 20lb. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Mobian Mobians are melee fighters and mages by nature. They tend to lean towards melee attacks and magical buffs. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Usually around 3 and a half feet, and weighing under 100 lbs. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 40 feet.
Modron Beings of clockwork routine and perfect order Your Intelligence score increases by 2 and two other ability scores of your choice increase by 1. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 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.
Mongrelfolk Less a race than a convenient category, the highly-variable mongrelfolk consist of every being who counts multiple types of humanoids among their ancestors. Mongrelfolk derive their ability scores entirely from their sub-race. Despite their variety, most mongrelfolk are not hugely different from normal humanoid proportions. Your size is Medium. Alternatively, with your Dungeon Master's permission, you might have ancestry primarily from smaller kinds of humanoid, such as halflings or goblins. In this case, your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet, assuming you are of Medium size. If you are Small, your movement speed is instead 25 feet.
Mousefolk Furry, nimble, small, retiring and agreeable race. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Mousefolk grow around 2 feet tall and weigh about 25 pounds. Your size is Small. Your base land speed is 25 feet.
Mudcrawler Creatures born of mud, that can occasionally animate other mud puddles. Your Constitution score increases by 2, and your Dexterity score increases by 1. Mudcrawlers tend to stand at a bit over 3 feet. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet, and you have a swimming speed of 25 feet.
Murloc Murlocs often hunt in groups, but, if hunting a stealthy prey, will split up and can easily be picked off. Your Dexterity and Wisdom scores increase by 2. Murloc stand 2-3' tall and average 20 lbs in weight. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 35 feet. You also have a swimming speed of 35 feet.
Necrolyte A creature born from pure necrotic energy. Your Dexterity score increases by 1 and your Wisdom score increases by 2 Generally born from human parents they can be Small size, but are usually Medium size. Your base walking speed is 30 feet. Your base walking speed is 25 feet if you are Small sized.
Otterfolk Otterfolk were first created when a wizard gave human intelligence and dexterity to a normal otter. Your Strength and Intelligence scores both increase by 1. A typical otterfolk is between 2 and 3 feet in height. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet, and you have a swim speed of 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.
Procyon Procyons are bipedal raccoons with a deep connection to the night, and some magic. Procyons are stealthy and cunning. Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Intelligence or Charisma score increases by 1. Procyons stand approximately 4 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You have a climbing speed of 20 feet.
Rabbitfolk Pleasant and laid back, there are few people that hate rabbitfolk. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Rabbitfolk tend to be short and lithe, standing about 3' and 3'4”, but weighing not much more than 35 lbs. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Rakshia Insect humanoids that take a liking to extreme environments Your Wisdom score increases by 1. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 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.
Ratfolk, Variant Short, scrawny humanoids with ratlike physical features. Ratfolk are short and scrawny, allowing for natural flexibility. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Ratfolk are typically around 4 feet tall and weigh around 80 pounds. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Ratmen As sneaky and agile as a rat but you are a humanoid. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. Ratmen are around 3'3 and are normally pretty light. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Reaper You have several innate traits gifted to all reapers by either the gods or their physiology. Your Constitution score increases by 2. A reaper's size depends on its subrace, but they range from 2'9" to 7'5" tall A reaper's base walking speed depends on their subrace.
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.
Roo Nomadic Humanoid Kangaroos. Your Strength and Dexterity scores each increase by 1 Roo range from 5' to 7'. Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 35 feet.
Roserade A bipedal bouquet of roses that is just as deadly as it is beautiful. Your Dexterity, Intelligence, and Charisma scores each increase by 1. Roserades stand just shy of 3 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Runeterra: Yordle Jovial, fierce critters who can surprise the most unsurprised. Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Charisma increases by 1. Most Yordles are less than a meter tall and weigh 60 pounds on average. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Salazzle Venomous reptilian pokemon whose pheromones can influence the thoughts and actions of beasts and even people. Your Dexterity, Constitution and Intelligence scores each increase by 1. Salazzles stand just shy of 4 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Sanujae Sanujae are small squirrel people with an honorable martial society. Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and your Constitution score increases by 1. Sanujae technically come in two species, red and grey. There are very few differences between the two other than coloration, but grey sanujae also tend to be taller than red. Red sanujae are between 2 ½ and 3 feet tall, and grey stand from 3 to 3 ½ feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You also have a climbing speed of 25 feet.
Scrafty With a rude attitude and saggy skin-pants, these punkish lizard pokemon defend their territory by spitting acid and delivering powerful kicks. Your Constitution score increases by 2. The average height of a Scrafty is a little below 4 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Skull Kid These cursed, magical children wander through forests for centuries, playing songs and tricks alike. Your Dexterity and Constitution scores both increase by 1. A typical skull kid is just under 4 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 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.
Solari Human-like creatures born from the sun, who are strengthened during the day and weakened at night. Your Strength, Constitution, and Charisma scores each increase by 1. A solari's size and weight vary greatly with the sun cycle. Your size is either Small or Medium depending on your Dual Nature trait. Your base walking speed is either 25 or 35 feet depending on your Dual Nature trait.
Squirrelfolk A race of small fur covered humanoids with a striking resemblance to squirrels. Your Dexterity score increases by 2. They usually stand between 3 to 4 feet tall and weigh around 45 pounds. Your size is Small Your base walking speed is 25 feet. If both your hands are free you can run on all fours, increasing your speed to 30 feet and granting you a climbing speed of 30 feet.
Subrosian Small, mysterious, subterranean people who already wear robes and habitually bathe in lava—to them, sunlight and open skies are quite alien phenomena. Your Constitution score increases by 2, and your Intelligence, Wisdom, or Charisma score increases by 1. A typical subrosian is a little over 3 feet tall. Your size is Small. You have a base walking speed of 25 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.
Tsareena Short and vicious, yet protective, plant-like humanoids who kick foes into submission. Your Strength, Dexterity and Charisma scores increase by 1. Tsareenas stand a little under 4 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Tsukumogami A spirit formed by an inanimate object after 100 years of neglect. Your Constitution score increases by 1. Your base item's size is Tiny; your spirit body's size is probably Small or Medium, depending on what race your last user was. Your base walking speed is 30 ft, whether using your spirit body or moving your base item along the ground.
Twili A race of humanoids with strange powers that live in the Twilight Realm. Your Wisdom increases by 2 and your Intelligence increases by 1. Your height ranges from 6'5"–7'5". Your size is Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Tyrogue Small, humanoid pokemon that are always looking for a fight, especially against foes stronger than it. Your Constitution score increases by 1. Tyrogues stand a little above 2 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Voidling A secretive race literally born of the void. Your Wisdom score increases by 2 and your Dexterity score increases by 1 Varies depending on the race they appear as. Your size is Small or Medium. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Wayang Wily and sly, wayangs are small humanoids of the wayang subtype who spend much of their time avoiding others, especially the predators that live in the wilderness near their hidden settlements. Your Dexterity and Charisma scores each increase by 2. Small creatures, usually from 3 to 4 feet tall and weighing around 30 pounds. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Weavile Cunning, cat-like arctic weasels who tear the flesh of prey with razor-sharp claws. Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Intelligence increases by 1. Weavile usually stand between 3 to 4 feet tall. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Xenomorph The aliens from the "Alien" franchise, adapted to fit within the realms of D&D Your Constitution score increases by 2. Depending on the host, a xenomorph can either be Small or Medium size. Your base walking speed is 35 feet. You have a climbing speed of 20 feet.
Yinglet A race of diminutive rodent-like creatures. Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1. Yinglets range from just under 3 feet tall to just under 4 feet tall, and weigh on average about 35 pounds. Your size is Small. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.

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