Racial Traits

Your lamia character has certain characteristics resulting from your blighted heritage.

Ability Score Increase. Your Strength score increases by 2, and your Charisma score increases by 1.

Age. Lamias reach adulthood at 20 years old and can live to be over 150.

Alignment. Lamias are overwhelmingly evil and almost never lawful. Exceptions exist, but their demonic heritage strongly influences the race.

Size. Lamias are slighter and shorter than humans, and they range from 4 feet to just shy of 6 feet tall. Your size is Medium.

Type. You are of the monstrosity type.

Speed. Your base walking speed is 30 feet. You also have a climb speed of 20 feet and a swim speed of 20 feet.

Darkvision. Thanks to your demonic heritage you can see dim light within 60 feet as though it were bright light, and in darkness as if it were dim light. You can’t discern color in darkness, only shades of gray.

Dangerous Beauty. You have proficiency in the Deception and Intimidation skills.

Serpent Strike. You have advantage on attack rolls against a creature you have surprised, or that is charmed by you or your allies.

Snake Body. You have advantage on saving throws and ability checks against being knocked prone. You can’t benefit from anything that requires legs or feet (such as magical footwear).

Languages. You can speak, read, and write Abyssal and Common.

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