Grigori were once angels who gave up their wings and chose to leave Heaven so they could walk the Mortal Plane, intent on protecting and developing mortal civilizations. Despite their original mission to simply monitor humans and other races, grigori have integrated into societies, posing as wise elders.


Ability Score Increase. Your Wisdom score increases by 2, and your Intelligence score increases by 1.

Age. All grigori came to the Mortal Plane appearing as humans in their sixties and seventies. They are ageless.

Alignment. Grigori wish to protect the Mortal Plane, having descended from heaven at great cost to aid the mortal races, though they try not to get directly involved unless as a last resort. They are lawful neutral.

Rarity. Legendary.

Size. Grigori look like humans. Your size is Medium.

Speed. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.

Ancient Lore. You have proficiency in two Intelligence-based skills.

Celestial Voice. You have proficiency in the Performance (singing) skill.

Centered Soul. You have proficiency in Wisdom saving throws.

Heritage (Celestial). You are humanoid, but you are considered to be a celestial whenever it is detrimental for you.

Magic Tricks. You know the prestidigitation cantrip. Intelligence is your spellcasting ability for it.

Languages. You speak, read, and write Common and Celestial. Depending on your travels, you might also speak, read, and write Dwarvish, Elvish, Fae, Gnomish, or Goblin.

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