Flora Colossus (5e Race)
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"I am Groot" - Groot, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
Flora colossus is a species of plant-like Bipedal organisms, their hide is composed of wood dense enough and durable enough to form natural Armour. Their tree like form provides them great strength. They are able to lift many heavy objects including several men on just one arm. They have an amazing healing factor and have been shown to be able to regenerate entire limbs.
The Flora Colossus are tree like beings with a past shrouded in mystery. Some say they come from a long forgotten planet, while others theorize they are from a science experiment gone wrong.
The Flora Colossus people are of a calm and gentle nature despite their size and strength. The language of the Flora Colossus is almost impossible to understand due to the stiffness of the larynx's that make their speech continuously sound like they're saying "I am Groot" over and over again but are actually saying any number of things and people, who are oblivious to the subtle nuances of their speech misinterpret them as merely repeating their name. The only known circumstance in which they have said anything else is just "We are Groot"
Flora Colossus Names
There are only very subtle differences between the male and female Flora Colossus and in actuality is more a difference in personality than gender as they are asexual creatures. Examples of their names for both genders are: Groot, Shoot, Loot, Woot. (toorg, toohs, tool, toow)
Flora Colossus Traits
I am Groot, A tree like race based off of the Marvel Universe character Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy.
Ability Score Increase. Your Strength, Constitution, and Wisdom scores each increase by 1.
Age. Flora Colossus do not appear to age apart from growing to maturity from saplings. About every 3500 years they shed the majority of their mass until they are a sapling again and regrow to maturity.
Alignment. Flora Colossus tend towards the neutral alignment as creatures of nature.
Size. Your size is medium.
Speed. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Extending Hands. You know the thorn whip cantrip without material components, adding your strength modifier to the damage. If you pull the creature within 5 feet of you, you may use a bonus action to grapple it. The vine comes out of one of your arms.
Accelerated Regeneration. You may take a minute and spend a hit die to heal yourself or regrow a limb.
Wooden Skin. Because you are made out of hardened wood, your AC when you are not wearing armor is 12 + your Dexterity modifier.
Fire Weakness. You have vulnerability to fire damage.
Nature. You are proficient with the Nature skill.
Powerful Build. you count as one size larger when determining your carrying capacity and the weight you can push, drag, or lift.
Languages. You can speak Flora Colossus, and can read & write common.
Random Height and Weight
|Base Height||Height Modifier||Base Weight||Weight Modifier|
|7′0″||+2d8||260lb.||× (2d10) lb.|