Sugar Elemental (5e Race)
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Sugar elementals appear in many sizes and shapes, but in general they look like slightly taller humans with pastel colored skin. Their most significant physical traits though are sugary parts growing on their body. The type of sugar growing out of their body depends on their subrace. These differences originate from their regional and individual diet. Although some body parts may seem edible, these parts contain a special mixture of enzymes which will result in an abnormally sweet taste that will lead unavoidably to vomiting after consuming. This functions as a natural defense against predatorial fauna. Sugar elementals consume any kind of food which contains a sufficient amount of sugar. Their body only needs sugar to function properly.
The inner body of every Sugar Elemental contains thick, but sweet tasting blood and crystal clear bones which resemble glass. Skulls of Sugar Elementals were often used for rituals due to their outerworldy apperance. The body of a Sugar Elemental grows larger, when they consume more and more new types of sugary food. In most cases, their size never exceeds 6 feet but when an individual ventures for a long time, they can grow even further. They eventually return as tribe chiefs to their homelands and establish tribes of their own.
Where and when the first Sugar Elementals were created is unknown, but myths tell that there was once a human tribe which lived in a warm jungle. The tribe worshipped a certain god and celebrated this god with rigorous ceremonies and countless sacrifices of sugary dishes. One day they created a statue of their god completely made out of candy and honey. Eventually, the tribe devoured the statue and this enraged their god, which finally resulted in the curse which led to their new form.
Myths aside, numerous Sugar Elementals live among other civilized tribes, although they stay in communities of their own. They are great merchants and chefs which are known around the world for their charming appearances an lovely personalities.
Sugar Elementals live together as tribes but often venture out when they reach adulthood. Every tribe is ruled by a chief which is in most cases a female being, male chiefs are a rarity, but they occur.
Sugar Elemental Names
Sugar Elemental names are often connected to sweets or even contain the name of certain dishes.
Male: Baker, Marzipan,
Female: Candy, Caramilla,
Sugar Elemental Traits
You are sweet as honey and people tend to like you for your charming personality and your sweet touch.
Ability Score Increase. Your Charisma score increases by 2.
Age. As Sugar Elemental, you mature after consuming a certain amount of sugar, which normally needs around 12 years. Afterwards, Sugar Elementals stop aging and can live for several hundred years.
Alignment. Sugar Elementals normally lean to good or neutral alignments.
Size. As Sugar Elemental you can grow normally up to 6 feet and your size is Medium. Alternatively as a long ventured individual, you can grow even further and reach a size of large.
Speed. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Sweet Nature. Your daily handling with sweet things also affect your mental resilience. As Sugar Elemental you have advantage on saving Throws against being charmed or frightened.
Languages. You can speak, read, and write Common and one other language of your choice.
Caramel Elemental - The Sweet Tooth
Ability Score Increase. Your Intelligence score increases by 1.
Sugary Threads. Your molten hair wringles around anyone who comes near you. After being attacked by an enemy melee attack, whether the attack hits or misses, the attacker loses 5 ft. movement speed for 1 minute. The effect can stack. The opponent can free itself using an action.
Maximal Sweetness. Your strangely composed sugary blood gives you resistance against poison damage and immunity against being poisoned.
Cotton Candy Elemental - The Fluffy One
Ability Score Increase. Your Dexterity score increases by 1.
Light Body. Due to the thin density of your body, your movement speed is 35 feet instead of 30.
Thin Air. As a natural acrobat, your jumping height and distance is doubled and you are proficient in the Acrobatics skill.
Hard Candy Elemental - The Rock Steady
Ability Score Increase. Your Constitution score increases by 1.
Hard Body. Your rock like muscles and sugar plates on your skin change the effect of incoming attacks. You gain resistance against piercing and slashing Damage from non-magical sources, but you also gain vulnerability against bludgeoning Damage.
Natural Armor. Your base AC without wearing armor is 12 + Your Dexterity Modifier.
Chocolate Elemental - The Irresistable
Ability Score Increase. Your Wisdom score increases by 1.
Take a Bite. Milk within your blood allows some parts of your body to be edible. You can chip of chunks of your body and other creatures can eat those pieces. As an action you can sacrifice X amount of your own HP and give a piece to another creature. This creature can eat the piece as an action and regain your earlier sacrifized amount of HP. The piece is edible for 24 hours after breaking from your body. The regained HP cannot exceed the creatures maximal HP.
Stains Everywhere. Your chocolate melts easily and leaves stains on every surface you touch. After a melee attack, you can forcefully try to stain the enemies equipment as a Bonus Action. The enemy must succeed a Dexterity Saving Throw DC (12) to avoid being stained. You have advantage on Survival checks when you are looking for traces of a stained creature and a stained arcane focus cannot be used anymore. This effects last until the stains are washed off.
Gum Elemental - A Chewy Friend
Ability Score Increase. Your Strength score increases by 1.
Entangling Body. Your body is perfectly able to grapple effectively. You gain proficiency with the Athletics Skill and your proficiency bonus is doubled for grappling checks.
Bouncy Body. Your soft body absords impacts easily and with a pleasing bouncy sound. You gain resistance against bludgeoning Damage from non-magical sources.
Random Height and Weight
|6′ 0″||+3d10||67 lb.||× (2d2) lb.|
*Height = base height + height modifier