Devil's Child (5e Race)

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Devil's Child[edit]

Physical Description[edit]

The Outcast by Mestawe[1] on DeviantArt

The traits of a devil's child may vary a lot from one another, though they all have some infernal trait. Many looks similar to tieflings, some appear almost humans. Even their size may vary, but most of them are the size of a human.


Unlike tiefling, a devil's child is born from a human and a devil of some kind. Usually rejected, cursed, hated when living with their human parent, it may happen among some wicked cultists that these offspring are considered a gift. Some are born from human parents who could not have children naturally and thus made a pact with a devil. A Devil's child usually finds it hard to live with others due to their physical traits, so many try to hide their features.


They lack a society since it is really rare for a devil's child to meet another one of it's kind. They grow up in the society of the parent who raises them. It may happen that someone finds an abandoned devil's child and decide to raise him/her.

Devil's Child Names[edit]

Like every devil, a Devil's Child has a common name and a true name that is kept secret. A Devil's Child can be forced to disclose its true name if charmed, however, it may not be summoned as other devils unless he is in its complete devilish form. Every attack, check, saving throw it makes against someone who uses its real name is made at disadvantage. The name cannot be pronounced by someone who does not speak Infernal (telepathy does not work) and can only be used if in the same place of existence.

Male: Skarus, Zarzire, Sikaeldrith, Rhokzul Mohar, Tet-en-hor, Shimmokeen, Beltiol.

Female: Desheath, Ziandra, Khisafan , Dedraaht Nephthys, Mukantagara, Istahar , Bohmakaabi.

Real: Kosarkhizi, O'kherz, T'vagrikt, Amenhiunumif, Niiqiarqusu, Adeeshuduggaat.

Nicknames: skullblaze, exterminator, persecutor, skullbringer, lord, santified, heartforged.

Devil's Child Traits[edit]

The offspring of a devil and a human.
Ability Score Increase. Your Constitution score increases by 1 and your Charisma increases by 1.
Age. a Devil's Child mature a little faster than humans, being considered adult at 16, aging slowly after that. They usually live up to 77 years.
Alignment. They might not have an innate tendency toward evil, but many of them end up there. Evil or not, due to their human heritage an independent nature inclines many of them toward a chaotic alignment.
Size. A Devil's Child is about the same size and builds as humans. Your size is Medium.
Speed. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Darkvision. You can see in dim light within 60 feet of you as if it were bright light, and in darkness as if it were dim light. You can't discern color in darkness, only shades of gray.
Hellish Resistance. You have Resistance to fire damage.
Devilish magic. You know the thaumaturgy cantrip. You don't need the verbal component for this spell.
Full Devil Form. As an action, you can transform into your full devil form as if you were under the polymorph spell (you don't need components as this is an innate magical ability). Your appearance is based on the form of your parent. See below for info and stats.
Fiend. Your creature type is fiend and humanoid.
Languages. You can speak, read, and write Common and Infernal.

Full Devil Form[edit]

When you are in your full devil form you are vulnerable to radiant damages. If you get hit by holy water you revert to your original form and take 1d8 radiant damage. When you are not in Baator [(Nine Hells)][2] you can maintain this form only for a short period of time, which is half your level rounded down minutes in combat or 5 minutes per level out of combat. You gain one level of exaustion if you transform more than once per short or long rest.

Fire Devil[edit]

Size. Medium
Armor Class. 17
Hit Points. 55
speed. 40ft.
Modifiers. Str: +3, Dex: +4, Con: +2.
Saves. Dex: +5, Con: +5
Senses. Passive Perception: 14

Devil's Sight.: Magical darkness doesn't impede your darkvision.
Intimidating look.: You gain advantage on intimidation checks.
Damage Resistance.: You are resistant to bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing damage from nonmagical weapons.

Multiattack. The Fire Devil makes two attacks with claws.
Claw. Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 7 (1d6 + 3) slashing damage plus 6 (1d4+4) fire damage.
Levitate. You can levitate 10 ft. from the ground.

Ice Devil[edit]

Size. Large
Armor Class. 18
Hit Points. 70
speed. 30 ft
Modifiers. Str: +4, Dex: +1, Con: +4.
Saves. Str: +6, Con: +4
Senses. Passive Perception: 13

Devil's Sight.: Magical darkness doesn't impede your darkvision.
Intimidating look.: You gain advantage on intimidation checks.
Damage Resistance.: You are resistant to bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing damage from nonmagical weapons.

Slam. Melee Weapon Attack: +7 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 13 (2d8 + 4) bludgeoning damage. The creature must then succeed on a DC 16 Dexterity or Strenght saving throw or is considered grappled. For every turn the creature is grappled it takes an additional 1d6 cold damage.

Winged Devil[edit]

Size. Small
Armor Class. 14
Hit Points. 45
speed. 30 ft, flying 60ft.
Modifiers. Str: +1, Dex: +5, Con: +2.
Saves. Dex: +7, Con: +3
Senses. Passive Perception: 15

Devil's Sight.: Magical darkness doesn't impede your darkvision.
Intimidating look.: You gain advantage on intimidation checks.
Magic Resistance.: You have advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.

Sting. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 10 ft., one target. Hit: 6 (1d4 + 4) piercing damage plus 7 (2d6) poison damage, and the target must succeed on a DC 14 Constitution saving throw or become poisoned for 1 minute. The target can repeat the saving throw at the end of each of its turns, ending the effect on itself on a success.
Invisibility. You can magically turn invisible until you attack or until your concentration ends (as if concentrating on a spell). Any equipment you wear or carry is invisible with you.

Random appearance and characteristics[edit]

Random Height and Weight[edit]

Base height: 150cm; Base weight: 55kg

4'′ 9"″ ++3d6" 120lb. lb. × (×(2d4)lb.) lb.

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

Suggested Characteristics[edit]

When creating a devil's child 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.

d8 Personality Trait
1 Since I can’t fit in, I might as well enjoy making humans uncomfortable with the way I act.
2 In times of stress, I curse in the tongues of fiends. This may have unintended consequences.
3 I don’t worry about insults, but if you break a deal with me, the gods themselves couldn’t save you.
4 Flattery is my preferred trick for getting what I want.
5 I don't believe in the gods (even though you've seen one with your own eyes.)
6 I'm a born gambler who can't resist taking a risk for a potential payoff.
7 I lie about almost everything, even when there's no good reason to.
8 I would like to be judged only based on my actions, not my heritage.
d6 Ideal
1 Greed: I grew up in deprivation, so now I never part with a copper piece unnecessarily. (Neutral)
2 Independence. I am a free spirit--no one tells me what to do. (Chaotic)
3 Fairness: I reserve my wrath for when wrongdoing can be conclusively proven, because I know the price of false accusation. (Lawful)
4 Free Thinking. Inquiry and curiosity are the pillars of progress. (Chaotic)
5 Live and Let Live. Meddling in the affairs of others only causes trouble. (Neutral)
6 Might. The strongest are meant to rule. (Evil)
d6 Bond
1 Something important was taken from me, and I aim to steal it back.
2 I owe my survival to another urchin who taught me to live on the streets.
3 I owe my life to the one who took me in when I've been abandoned.
4 I'm going to prove my family and Asmodeus itself that I'm worthy of my devilish half.
5 I’ve been accused of a lot of things, but I actually didn’t do this one, so I must clear my name.
6 The only thing I care about is the talisman my mother gave me..
d6 Flaw
1 I am suspicious of strangers and suspect the worst of them.
2 When I see something valuable, I can't think about anything but how to steal it.
3 If there's a plan, I'll forget it. If I don't forget it, I'll ignore it.
4 You say “overweening ambition” like it’s a bad thing.
5 I have an insatiable desire for carnal pleasures.
6 Call me a freak one more time, and you’ll finally learn who you’re dealing with.

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