Wookiee Warrior (5e Race)

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Wookiee Warrior[edit]

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—Chewbacca, Wookiee Warrior.

Physical Description[edit]

Wookiees are rather large humanoids, completely covered with fur. Most of the time, their fur is brown but in rare cases it can be black or even white. Wookiees are also quite taller than most humanoids, ranging from 7 to 8 feet tall. Despite their large figure, Wookiees are just as agile as the average human, being able to swing on vines without breaking them. with fur covering their entire body, Wookiees tend not to wear any clothing other than a backpack or extra ammunition. Wookiee warriors tend to be a little taller, their height ranging from 9 to 10 feet. They are also much heavier as they have a lot more muscle.

History[edit]

Wookiees originated on the Mid Rim forest planet of Kashyyyk. In the ancient past, they invented and crafted weapons that fired poisoned darts and arrows. During the Clone Wars and the reign of King Grakchawwaa, the Wookiees remained fiercely loyal to the Galactic Republic and fought alongside them in several star systems. Towards the end of the conflict, Wookiee forces also defended their homeworld from a Separatist invasion with the help of Galactic Republic forces led by Jedi Master Yoda, who had good relations with them.


Society[edit]

Wookiees are sophisticated and intelligent, and they live among the treetops of Kashyyyk. They tend to live in a traditional clan system, complete with a chief that oversees it. Wookiees are incredibly violent creatures and are often pulled toward chaotic alignments. Because this, brawls and fights among both male and female Wookiees are common.

Wookiee warriors are feared throughout the galaxy for their strength and intelligence in combat. Their powerful figures also come into play with how they act during combat, as most Wookiees prefer to wield heavy weaponry. Because of this, an absence of shields in melee combat is prevalent throughout Wookiee military. In terms of ranged weaponry, crossbows are a popular choice for Wookiees because they are one of the few races that can wield them with ease, and the extra punch they have over bows becomes useful in tight situations.

Wookiee Names[edit]

Male: Chewbacca, Gungi, Lumpawaroo, Tarfful, Greybok

Female: Lohgarra, Malla, Kirratha, Roshyk, Hrrgn

Wookiee Warrior Traits[edit]

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Ability Score Increase. Your Strength score increases by 3, and your Constitution score increases by 3. Your Wisdom score decreases by 3.
Age. Wookiees typically live 600 years, although some have survived to be as old as 800.
Alignment. Wookiees tend to inherit chaotic alignments, but can be lawful if they grow up in a clan.
Size. =Wookiees stand far taller and are much heavier than any human, their size is large.
Speed. Your base walking speed is 40 feet.
Wookiee Endurance. Your hit point maximum increases by 2, and it increases by 2 every time you gain a level. In addition, you are resistant to force damage.
Wookiee Warrior Weapon Training. You have proficiency with the greatsword, greataxe, heavy crossbow and net.
Powerful Build. You count as one size larger when determining your carrying capacity and the weight you can push, drag, or lift.
Winter Fur. You have thick fur which makes you naturally acclimated to extreme cold, as described in chapter 5 of the Dungeon Master’s Guide.
Environmental Advantage. The color of a Wookiee's fur determines where it's advantage is effective. Brown: Forests -- Black: Cities and Swamps -- White: Snowy Areas -- When inside of your determined area, you gain advantage on Stealth checks and your movement speed is doubled.
Languages. You can speak, read, and write Shiriiwook, the language of Wookiees. Shiriiwook is made up of a series of growls that can only be spoken with the vocal cords of a Wookiee. Other races can learn to understand Shiriiwook, but can never speak it. Standard Wookiees can read, understand and write Common but cannot speak it or another language other than Shiriiwook. Wookiee warriors are an exception. Over many decades of practicing, they have learned to speak Common.

Random Height and Weight[edit]

Base
Height
Height
Modifier*
Base
Weight
Weight
Modifier**
9′ 0″ +1d12 in 350 lbs. lb. × (2d10 lbs.) lb.

*Height = base height + height modifier
**Weight = base weight + (height modifier × weight modifier)


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