Kronan (5e Race)
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|“||Way to go, rock aliens!||”|
The kronan are strange, rock-like beings from space in humanoid shape. While they may look like a golem, they have much more biological processes. Their bodies appear to be stone, but are in fact made of a silicon material that is extremely durable. Their unique muscle system amplifies their power through input of oxygen, and they are capable of consuming minerals for food. While they appear to be ungendered, all kronan are actually male. To reproduce, a kronan joins hands with either another kronan or some other rock being and they stand in running lava for three days, after which a baby kronan develops from the lava.
The kronan originated from the star system of Krona. There, they developed many advanced technologies including illusion machines and spacefaring vessels. Their technology allowed them to expand into other regions of space, where they invaded and conquered many planets. It is unclear what drove them to conquest. A theory proposes that their own planet came to be overrun with some threat that forced them to look outward. They now have established many bases across various star systems where they seek to plot their course for a new empire.
Being an all male race, kronan are diversified into various roles in social interactions. Since their males are expected not only to fight but reproduce, they lack any gender-specified roles. To them, females are a strange thing in other races, like an addition. Many kronan are invested into battle, viewing strength as the best way to pave the way to a new home. Some peaceful factions exist and wish to find a planet where they might be able to coexist rather than dominate the locals. Some kronan of these factions often leave their main families to go and find their own home in the world through their own peaceful methods rather than live with their own.
Kronan names are only masculine, since that is all they have as a race. But to a kronan, it is strange if their names were to be labelled as "gendered" since such a thing does not normally exist to them.
Kronan Names: Korg, Margus, Zardok, Gorr, O-korg, Ahna
Ancient stone people from space
Ability Score Increase. Your Constitution score increases by 2 and your Strength score increases by 1. Additionally, Your Dexterity decreases by 1.
Age. Kronans are fully grown after 15 years. They have no discernible life expectancy as most die in combat.
Alignment. Kronans tend to be very neutral creatures, not vying towards lawful or chaotic in nature.
Size. Kronans stand around 6-7 feet tall, and weigh between 2 to 400 pounds. Your size is Medium.
Speed. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Oxygen Bulk. As a bonus action, you can absorb a large amount of the air particles into your body to amplify your abilities and bulk up. This transformation lasts for 1 minute, until you die, or until you revert to your normal appearance as a bonus action. While transformed, you gain 10 feet of tremorsense, become Large size, and you gain resistance to slashing and piercing damage. Once you use this trait, you can’t do so again until you finish a short or long rest.
Powerful Build. You count as one size larger when determining carry, push and pull weight.
Stoneskin. Your rocky exterior grants you a natural defense. While unarmored, your AC is equal to 13 + your Constitution modifier. You can use a shield and still gain this benefit.
Mineral Diet. Because of how your digestive system works, you may choose to eat rocks, gems, or other such materials instead of normal food.
Languages. You can speak, read, and write Common.
Random Height and Weight
|6′ 5''||+1d12||250 lb.||× (1d8) lb.|
*Height = base height + height modifier