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Wild Elves (Wyld)

Wyld elves tend to look down on their fellow elves. Since wood elves claim to be in tune with nature, the wyld elves see their tendency for permanent settlements as an insult against the nature they are supposedly praising. Wyld elves wander the wilds nomadically, never settling in any one spot for more than a few weeks before moving on. Their tribal lifestyle can cause problems to arise, and much infighting is present among the wyld elves, where one group will attack and attempt to submit another. Wyld elves are broader of build than the traditional elf, and has tanner skin, as well as golden hair and eyes.

Wyld elves decorate themselves with elaborate tattoos of various natural phenomena that has helped shape their life.

Wild Elf Subrace Traits

As a wyld elf, you gain the following benefits in addition to the traits found in all elves.

Ability Score Increase. Your Constitution score increases by 1.

Grovespeaker. Your teaching in regards to the life of the wilderness means you are able to communicate with animals and plants. You know the druidcraft cantrip. Starting at 3rd level, you can use this trait to speak with beasts that are of medium size or smaller as if casting the speak with animals spell, When you reach 5th level, you can use this trait to communicate with trees as well as beasts, as if using the speak with plants spell. Once you’ve made use of this trait, your connection with nature leaves you feeling a bit strange.

You have disadvantage on the next Charisma-based roll you make, be it check, attack roll, or saving throw, before you finish your next long rest. This effect does not stack. Once you have used this trait to speak with either a beast or a tree, you can’t use it again until you finish a short or a long rest.

Mask of the Beast. You have advantage on Stealth checks when hiding among groups of animals, such as a herd of deer or cattle.

Wyld Weapon Training. You have proficiency with the spear, quarterstaff, shortbow, and longbow.

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