Orikami are kami, a type of being from the Spirit Plane, that appear as folded paper in a humanoid shape.

Unlike yokai, spirits that manifest through physical objects, kami are native to the Spirit Plane and manifest freely, though they can appear to be made of materials and objects found on the Mortal Plane.


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

Age. Orikami emerge from the Spirit Realm as adults. They live about as long as humans.

Alignment. As spirit beings of order and expertise, orikami are lawful neutral.

Rarity. Rare.

Size. Orikami can be as tall as humans but weigh no more than a quarter what a human of the same height might. Your size is Medium.

Speed. Your base walking speed is 35 feet.

Featherweight. You have resistance to damage from falling.

Flatten. You can move through the space of another creature. In addition, you can move through an opening as narrow as 1 inch, provided the opening can accommodate your height or width.

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

Living Construct. You are a humanoid, but your constructed nature gives you the following traits.

  • You are immune to disease and have resistance to poison damage. Also, you can add your proficiency bonus to saving throws against being poisoned. If you have proficiency in such a saving throw, your proficiency bonus is doubled against being poisoned.
  • You need not eat, drink, or breathe.
  • You need not sleep, and you don’t suffer the effects of exhaustion from lack of rest. Magic can’t put you to sleep.
  • During a long rest, which you still need, you remain conscious and aware.

Paper. You are vulnerable to fire damage. However, you have resistance to bludgeoning and lightning damage.

Languages. You speak, read, and write Common and the Yokami dialect of Ethereal.

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