There are many dwarf-like beings in Faerie that are not called dwarves, and some that are identified as such. By far the most numerous are the nomes, who have a symbolic relationship with the underground.

The dverge are found in Viking lands, while primal dwarves are found in glacial wastes. Zikkarian dwarves are native to Zikkaria and are smaller than typical dwarves.


  • Ability Score Increase. Your Constitution score increases by 2.
  • Age. Dwarves mature at the same rate as humans, but they’re considered young until they reach the age of 50. On average, they live about 350 years.
  • Size. Dwarves stand between 4 and 5 feet tall and average about 150 pounds. Your size is Medium.
  • Speed. Your base walking speed is 25 feet. Your speed is not reduced by wearing heavy armor.
  • Stonecunning. Whenever you make an Intelligence (History) check related to the origin of stonework, you are considered proficient in the History skill and add double your proficiency bonus to the check, instead of your normal proficiency bonus.
  • Tool Proficiency. You gain proficiency with the artisan’s tools of your choice: smith’s tools, brewer’s supplies, or mason’s tools.
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