Inu (5e Race)

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Physical Description[edit]

"She went to reach around her backside, grabbing on to her soaked yet still soft tail. She also checked the top of head, her sprightly, fluffy, triangular ears recoiling to the touch of her hand."

Inu are a race of semi-humanoid Shiba Inu (Brushwood Dog), originating from the islands of Kara-Tur. Inu range from 3 feet to 5 feet tall, and their fur is usually of paler colors, between white and lighter browns. Inu have almost no features of humans and the exact same features as normal Shiba Inu, except that their back legs are adjusted in a way that allows them to walk upright. Inu have yet to develop proper thumbs or fingers, so either their tools are modified for their paws, or they rely on other races to help them with certain tasks.

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A male Inu noble, from http://mensweardog.tumblr.com/

History[edit]

The history of the Inu's tend to change from who you ask. Many other races did not bare witness to the Inu for many millennia, and the Inu's themselves are reluctant to talk about their history. Some say that the were once kept as pets by the Shou, while others say that it was the opposite, and that Inu's once ruled over Kara-Tur.

Society[edit]

Inu's are a tribal race, living in packs of no more than a dozen at a time. The Inu are also nomadic, traveling great distances, on average twice a year, to find hunting spots and rich farmland. Their language, known as Eastern Bork, is unique to the Inu, who are one of the few races that speak it fluently. Inu never truly mature, and their form of reproduction is unknown.

Inu Names[edit]

The names of Inu tend to be unisex, and also have certain similarities to one another.

Male & Female: Dog, Doge, Dawg, Doggo, Doggor, Doggy, Pup, Pupper, Puppy, Borker, Borky, Heck, Hecker, Sniff, Sniffer, Shibe, Shiber, Shoober, Shooberino

Inu Traits[edit]

The borkiest race you'll find. Shiba Inu folk of Eastern origin for those who just want to be cute and badass all at once.
Ability Score Increase. Due to your inherent cuteness, your Charisma increases by 2. You also increase either your Dexterity or Constitution by 1.
Age. Inu live to be between 80-100 years old, yet never seem to mature.
Alignment. Inu lean towards neutrality, some being more chaotic than others.
Size. Inu are between 3 feet and 5 feet in height. If your Inu is 4' 4" or below, your size is Small. If your Inu is 4' 5" or above, your size is Medium.
Speed. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Dog Vision. 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.
Speak with Small Beasts. Through sounds and gestures, you can communicate simple ideas with Small or smaller beasts
Languages. You can speak, read, and write in Eastern Bork, Common, and one other language of your choice.


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