Talk:Kobold, Variant (5e Race Variant)
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Alternate Subrace Trait
While this has the quality and balance to be considered the new standard for all kobolds, even above Volo's, I offer one possible tweak to the Burrows Kobold subrace, replacing the Ambusher trait:
Precision Stabbing. All simple and martial weapons that deal piercing damage count as having the Finesse property for you.
((This particularly lets you use Dex with spears and war picks, while also thematically extending to mining picks. This gives some explanation and use to the kobold's normally stated proficiency at mining and tunneling.))