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NPCs or Classed Monsters

Humans and monsters can be revised to be members of another race by applying the ability modifiers listed below and granting the indicated features.

Table: NPC Features
Race Ability Modifiers Features
Alseid +2 Dex, +1 Wis Light Hooves, Woodfriend; darkvision 60 ft.; speed 40 ft.; speaks Common and Elvish
Bearfolk +2 Str, +1 Con, -2 Int, -2 Cha Frenzy, Keen Smell; bite attack action; darkvision 60 ft.; speed 40 ft.; speaks Common and Giant
Centaur +2 Str, +1 Wis Humanoid Torso, Pike Charge, Quadruped; hoof attack action; proficiency in the Survival skill; monstrosity type; Large size; speed 40 ft.; speaks Centaur and one other language
Darakhul +2 Con, +1 to one other score Humanoid Heritage, Hunger for Flesh, Sunlight Sensitivity, Undead Vitality; bite attack action; darkvision 60 ft., speaks Common and Darakhul
Derro +2 Dex, +1 Con Eldritch Resilience, Insanity, Sunlight Sensitivity; Small size; darkvision 120 ft.; speaks Dwarvish and either Common or Undercommon
Dhampir +2 Cha, +1 Dex Dark Thirst; Predatory Charm; Undead Resistance; darkvision 60 ft.; speaks Common
Dragonkin +2 Cha, +1 to one other score Resilient Scales, one cantrip based on subrace, proficiency in the Persuasion skill; speed 25 (not slowed by heavy armor); darkvision 60 ft., speaks Common and Draconic
Dust Goblin +2 Dex, +1 Con Alien Mind; Strange and Deadly Surroundings; Twisted; Small size; darkvision 60 ft.; speaks Common and Goblin
Erina +2 Con, Int +1 Hardy, Keen Smell; resistance to poison; defensive quills reaction; Small size; darkvision 60 ft.; speaks Common and Erina
Gearforged +1 to two scores Constructed Body, Flesh of Steel, Solid Construction
Gnoll +2 Str, +1 Con or +1 Wis Bully, Live to Fight Another Day, Scent, Obsequious or Scavenge; darkvision 60 ft.; speaks Common and Gnoll
Jinnborn +2 Con, +1 Str or +1 Wis Desert Dependent, Siraati; proficiency in the Persuasion skill; Elemental Strike and Protection of the Jinn or Favor of the Jinn and Walker; darkvision 60 ft.; speaks Common and one Elemental language
Kijani +2 Wis, +1 to one other score Contained Fury; Plantborn; Roots of the Past; plant type; darkvision 60 ft.; speaks Common and Sylvan
Lamia +2 Str, +1 Cha Serpent Strike, Snake Body; proficiency in the Deception and Intimidation skills; monstrosity type; darkvision 60 ft; climb speed 20 ft; swim speed 20 ft; speaks Abyssal and Common
Minotaur +2 Str, +1 Con Charge, Labyrinth Sense; horn attack action; Medium size; darkvision 60 ft.; speaks Minotaur and one other language.
Ramag +2 Int, +1 Dex Arcane Heritage, Spell Damping, proficiency in the Arcana skill; speaks common
Ratfolk +2 Dex, +1 Int, -2 Str Nimbleness; Pack Tactics; proficiency in the Animal Handling, Arcana, and Perception skills; Small size; speed 25 ft.; darkvision 60 ft.; speaks Common
Ravenfolk +2 Dex, +1 Cha Mimicry, Sudden Attack, proficiency in the Deception and Stealth skills; speaks Common and Huginn’s Speech
Sahuagin +2 Str, +1 Int Blood Frenzy; Limited Amphibiousness; Shark Telepathy; bite and claw attack actions; +2 natural armor bonus to AC; swim speed 40; darkvision 120 ft.
Shadow Fey +2 Dex, +1 Cha Fey Ancestry, Path of Shadows, Sunlight Sensitivity, Trance, Traveler in Darkness; darkvision 60 ft.; speaks Common, Elvish, and Umbral
Tosculi, Hiveless +2 Str or Dex or Con, +2 Int or Wis or Cha, -2 to any score Gliding Wings, proficiency in the Perception and Stealth skills; claw attack action; +1 natural armor bonus to AC; speaks Tosculi and one other language.
Trollkin +2 Con, +1 Str or +1 Wis Inhuman Vigor, proficiency in the Intimidation skill, Spirit Whispers or Thick Hide; bite and claw attack actions; darkvision 60 ft.; speaks Common
Werelion +2 Wis, +1 Str Natural Shapechanger; darkvision 60 ft.; speaks Common and Sylvan
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