A Bee (5e Race)
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According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way that a bee should be able to fly. Its wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyways. Because bees don't care what humans think is impossible.
-Narrator, Bee Movie (2007)
The bee, ever a determined creature, has remained nearly unchanged in its nature and pursuit since time immemorial. This is reflected in its distinct black and yellow striped pattern, openly -- and lowdly -- stating "do not approach," with a distinctive side note of "if approached, do so with caution."
|Honey Bee, ID 286860, https://www.esa.int/ESA_Multimedia/Images/2013/02/Honey_bee|
Bees possess six legs, which are used for crawling around and up certain surfaces. They are also used for landing on and taking off from flat surfaces.
Bees also have a pair of antennae, which are used
and compound eyes. They have a body segmented into three parts
Unchanged throughout untold millennia, the bee's life is a simple yet elegant one: keep the flowers blooming, keep the honey flowing. Rinse, repeat. Now, you may be different. You may be tired of the monotony of it all. You may be seeking something greater. Or maybe you're just bored. Time will tell, won't it?
A caste Based system
Male Names: (Insert bee noises with masculine inflections)
Female Names: (Insert bee noises with feminine inflections)
Surname/Queen's Name/Title: Whether on-mission from the hive or leaving it behind, you may choose to associate yourself with either someone you have pledged yourself to, the namesake of your origin, a profession or position you occupy, or a name you find to be 'cool' and/or 'good.' Such examples may include: "-- Polinatress Superior," "-- Guard Captain of Queen Alafyala," or "-- of the Buzzingtons."
Ability Score Increase. Both your Constitution and Wisdom scores increase by 1.
Age. 1 Year to 20 Years
Alignment. Bees are keepers of groves and plant life, representing a central part of nature and its maintenance. Following suit, Bees will naturally align towards Neutral. There are common misconceptions that they must be evil due to their disruptive buzzing and the ever-present potential of being stung by them. However, this is wholly instinctive in the eyes of hive preservation. A reiteration: Bees naturally align toward Neutral.
Size. You can more than reasonably fit in the palms of most creature's hands. As such, your size is Tiny.
Speed. Your base walking speed is 10 feet. Your base Flying Speed is 60 Feet
Eusocial. you have a limited form of telepathy with other bees using pheromones
The Bee's Sting. You possess an unarmed attack that deals 1d4 piercing damage and 2d6 Poison damage this attack. It can be used once and is regained on a long rest.
Just a Normal Bee. Because of being a bee your health gain each level is halved. Any health applied from your Constitution modifier is unaffected by this trait.
Exoskeleton. Despite your small stature, your carapace is still quite tough. You have a natural armor of 11 plus your Dexterity modifier.
Buzzing Noise. The flight of the bee is never a silent one. While making use of your flight or flying speed you have disadvantage on
Languages. You can speak, read, and write Bee
Ability Score Increase. Your Strength score increases by 2 and your Dexterity score increases by 1 your Intelligence score decreases by 1.
Tougher. You gain +1 hp when you level up (this is applied after your Just a Normal Bee trait).
Hive Susceptibility. Due to the nature of hive-living, you have a vulnerability to mind-altering effects. You have disadvantage on saves against being charmed.
Random Height and Weight
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*Height = base height + height modifier
When creating a <race name> character, you can use the following table of traits, ideals, bonds and flaws to help flesh out your character. Use these tables in addition to or in place of your background's characteristics.