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Maus are humanoid mousefolk created by a sorcerer from common mice to serve her in her spatially anomalous castle. Now free from her control, the maus have formed their own society that values politics and magical research and development.


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

Age. Maus age depending on their origins. Those who are born age as humans and rarely reach 80. Those elevated from mice become maus as adults and live under 40 years.

Alignment. Maus society thrives on academic rigor and research, out of a desire to use their knowledge to help other races. Most maus are lawful good.

Rarity. Common. Maus originate from a single kingdom but over the centuries have migrated all over the world.

Size. Maus range from under 5 feet to over 6 feet tall with a weight similar to humans. Your size is Medium.

Speed. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.

Innate Arcana. You have proficiency in the Arcana skill. Also, you can cast detect magic as an action once per day and as a ritual any number of times per day. Once you attain 5th level, you regain the ability to cast detect magic as an action each time you finish a short or long rest.

Maus Senses. You have proficiency in the Perception skill. When using your sense of hearing or smell to attempt Wisdom (Perception) checks, double your proficiency bonus.

Training. You have proficiency in one skill, tool, or weapon.

Languages. You speak, read, and write Common.

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