Goliath Panda (5e Race)

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Goliath Pandas[edit]

Physical Description[edit]

Goliath pandas are very large pandas that stand on two legs and are extremely muscular. They have countless combinations of white fur with black patterns on their torsos. They stand anywhere from 6' to 9' tall, their eyes are red or gold depending on their alignment (Red for Evil and Gold for Good, Neutral can choose).


A few centuries ago, a wizard went particularly insane after discovering what he could do to animals with his powers. He proceeded to make countless animal hybrids looking for the ultimate predator, while some of them did not meet the standards he had set out for himself they still were worth keeping around. The goliath pandas are just such a creature, the wizard crossed pandas with the largest orcs he could find, the resulting animal was a bipedal intelligent panda with the capacity to speak. However the wizard did not anticipate how intelligent they truly were when he kept them as bodyguards, the goliath pandas began plotting against him and eventually escaped. Since then they have been living in the forests around the world and try to put their origin behind them, the only trace of the wizard's magic left is the goliath pandas eyes which glow with the residual magic in them.


Goliath pandas have spread all around the world and even beyond into other planes. They live in communities just like most other races, they build villages out of a series of tree houses and bridges linking them. This allows for camouflage and protection from anyone or anything that may be trying to hunt them down. Typically goliath pandas keep to themselves and their communities but lately, they have been venturing out into the rest of the world, learning the variety of combat styles and magic, and joining groups to travel the world and take part in adventures.

Goliath Panda Names[edit]

Many of the goliath pandas are named for their parents favorite part of their home forest.

Male: Oak, Grove, Wolf

Female: Lily, Robin, Rose, River

Goliath Panda Traits[edit]

Goliath pandas are the creation of a mad wizard, the result was a breed of powerful and intelligent warriors.
Ability Score Increase. Con +2, Str +1
Age. Goliath pandas reach adulthood at the age of 10 and live to be around 60 years of age.
Alignment. Goliath pandas tend towards the extremes of the alignments, they almost always choose good or evil mostly due to the instability of the magic that created them.
Size. A goliath panda is a Medium sized creature.
Speed. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
On All Fours. Goliath pandas can move on all four legs (provided both hands are empty) which increases their speed to 40 feet, although they can't fight while on all fours except to use the bite attack. It takes 15 feet of movement during combat to stand up again.
Panda Resilience. You have advantage on saving throws against poison, and against being charmed.
Bite. Your fanged maw is a natural weapon, which you can use to make unarmed strikes. If you hit with it, you deal piercing damage equal to 1d6 + your Strength modifier, instead of the bludgeoning damage normal for an unarmed strike.
Indefatigable. You gain a 7th level of exhaustion. Upon hitting the 6th level, you go unconscious, and hitting 7th means death. The 2nd and 3rd levels are altered to have the same effects as well.
Languages. Common, and one more of your choice.

Random Height and Weight[edit]

Table: Goliath Panda Random Height and Weight
Base Height Height Modifier Base Weight Weight Modifier
6′ 0″ +3d12" 300 lb. 10 × (2d10) lb.

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