Polymorphed Dragon (5e Race)

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Polymorphed Dragon[edit]

Physical Description[edit]

Your previous form was that of a dragon. Too bad now your stuck as a humanoid. Moat commonly a Polymorphed Dragon looks like a Dragonborn or Lizardfolk but can look like any other humanoid just with a few extra parts.

History[edit]

Mostly you were forced into this form. Sometimes you accidentally did it to yourself and others you just woke up this way.

Society[edit]

If you look like a Dragonborn or Lizardfolk mist people act as if youre one of those races. Now if you look like any other race youre bound to be shunned and hated by all for being an abomination to the natural order

Polymorphed Dragon Names[edit]

Being used to rude names like "beast" you can adopt any Human or Dragonborn names. Or a name from ehatever race you look like.

Polymorphed Dragon Traits[edit]

Ability Score Increase. Your Constitution score increases by 2 and your Wisdom increases by 1.
Age. You mature around 100 years old but being you're still a dragon no one knows when you'll die.
Alignment. Chromatic dragons tend to be chaotic and metallics tend to be lawful and most dragons are neutral.
Size. You were once a dragon of great size but because reasons unknown to all but the gods you are a medium humanoid now.
Speed. Your base walking speed is 40 feet. You also have wings that grant a fly speed of 10 x your level in feet. If you choose a Dragon Turtle for the Dragon Blood trait you instead have a swimming speed of 10 x your level.
Draconic Sight. You have Darkvision to a range of 300 feet. You also have Blindsight to a range of 30 feet and Truesight to a range of 5 feet.
Dragon Blood. You choose a type of dragon you once were. You can also choose the Dragon Turtle. You gain resistance to the damage type of its breath weapon. You also gain its damaging breath weapon. If you choose the Shadow Dragon you have Sunlight Sensitivity. If you choose the Dragon Turtle you lose your wings and instead get a swimming speed and become amphibious.
Breath Weapon. Your breath weapon does 4d6 damage at 1st level. It increased by 2d6 every level above first. You can only use your breath weapon once per long rest. At 12th level you gain another use of your breath weapon. The size of your breath weapon is determined by your age. Use the size of a dragons breath weapon from the MM. Chromatic dragons breath weapon makes all affected make a Dex save and metallic dragons breath weapon make all affected make a Con save. The save equals 8+Dex mod+Con mod.
Draconic Traits. Some of your draconic traits were left behind because of your draconic resilience. You can pick 2 of the traits listed.

Tail- You have a heavy tail it does 1d8 bludgeoning damage. It's counts as an unarmed attack. It also has the finesse property. You also have proficiency with it.

Bite/Horns- You have sharp teeth or horns they do 1d8 piercing damage. It's counts as an unarmed attack. It also has the finesse property. You also have proficiency with them.

Claws- You have sharp claws it does 1d8 slashing damage. It's counts as an unarmed attack. It also has the finesse and light properties. You also have proficiency with them.

Scale- You have hardened scales that give you natural protection. You can choose to use this trait even while wearing light armor. The natural AC equals 10+Dex mod+Con mod.
Draconic Health. Because you're a dragon just trapped in a weak body you still maintained some of your endurance. The lowest hit die you can have is a d10.
Languages. You can speak, read, and write Common, Draconic, and one other language of your choice.

Chromatic Polymorphed Dragon[edit]

Ability Score Increase. Your Charisma score increases by 2.
Dragon Types. There are 6 types of chromatic dragons. Choose one: Red, Blue, Green, Black, White, or Shadow.

Metallic Polymorphed Dragon[edit]

Ability Score Increase. Your Strength score increases by 2
Dragon Types. There are 6 types of metallic dragons. Choose one: Brass, Bronze, Copper, Gold, Silver, or Dragon Turtle.

Random Height and Weight[edit]

Use the height and weight table of whatever race you look like.

Suggested Characteristics[edit]

When creating a Polymorphed Dragon 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
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d6 Ideal
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d6 Bond
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d6 Flaw
1
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6

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