Chimpanzee (5e Race)

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We admit that we are like apes, but we seldom realise that we are apes.
—Richard Dawkins

Physical Description[edit]

The noble Chimp, a large black furred ape, capable of flinging excrement and a berserker rage that will make barbarians quake


Chimps exist, they live in the jungle, when out of the jungle they usually get angry. When removed from jungle they are ok until they grow up then they angry.


Chimps have a basic society with a hierarchy based on strength and savagery, the biggest strongest chimp or the smartest chimp with the most friends is in charge and gets babes. Female chimps have their own, less violent hierarchy based on the rank of their mate and their mother. Rival chimp groups go to war and will eat each other.

Chimpanzee Names[edit]

Chimps never have names of their own, but often named by other species.

Male: Chucky, Goliath, Ferdinand, Hugh, Sam, Satan, Willy-Wally, Frodo, Goblin, Gremlin, Pedro

Female: Flo, Passion, Pom, Tita, Tanga, Tabora, Sparrow, Barbet, Melissa, Fundi

Chimpanzee Traits[edit]

Chimpanzees are similar to angry kindergarteners with enough strength to rip off arms
Ability Score Increase. Your Strength, Dexterity, and Constitution scores each increase by 1.
Age. Chimpanzees live to 40 to 60 years old and reach maturity at about
Alignment. Chimpanzees are almost always chaotic and usually neutral
Size. Chimpanzee males weigh 88-130 pounds and females weigh 71-100 pounds. Your size is medium
Speed. Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You have an innate climbing ability. Your climbing speed is 40 feet
Chimp Out. You can use an Action to work yourself into a raging frenzy, you deal 2d8+strength modifier on melee attacks and may make two attacks every turn.
Four Thumbs. You have thumbs on your feet and can use them to climb or hold small objects. When holding an object or small weapon in your foot hand you may not move more than 10 feet a turn.
Large Build. Your size is considered large when determining how much you can push, carry or pull
Natural Arms. Your Fangs can be used to bite enemies. They deal 2d6 piercing damage and heal you for 1d4
Raging War. During Combat Chimps just get angrier and angrier spreading their fury to their allies. You allies benefit from your Chimp Out ability by having a 2d4 increase in melee damage
Languages. You can speak chimp, and with a great deal of effort from other individuals you can learn common sign language.

Random Height and Weight[edit]

3′ 4'' +2d10 88 lb. × (6d10) lb.

*Height = base height + height modifier
**Weight = base weight + (height modifier × weight modifier)

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