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Ratfolk

Racial Traits

Your ratfolk character has certain characteristics in common with all other ratfolk.

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

Age. Ratfolk have shorter lifespans than humans, reaching adulthood at around age 12. They live up to 60 years.

Alignment. Ratfolk care more about their close-knit families and acquiring material goods than any lofty ideals. Most tend to be neutral in alignment.

Size. Ratfolk are about 3 feet tall and weigh around 40 pounds. Your size is Small.

Speed. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.

Swim. Ratfolk are capable, if slow, swimmers. You have a swimming speed of 10 feet.

Darkvision. Accustomed to living underground and in other dingy places, you have superior vision in dark and dim conditions. To a distance of 60 feet from yourself, you can see in dim light as if it were bright light and in darkness as if it were dim light. You can’t discern color in darkness, only shades of gray.

Nimbleness. You can move through a hostile creature’s space in combat as long as it is size Medium or larger.

Pack Tactics. You have advantage on your attack roll against a creature if at least one of your allies is within 5 feet of the creature and the ally isn’t incapacitated.

Rodent Empathy. You have advantage on Handle Animal checks to influence the behavior of rodents.

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

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