Vatas are humanoids with elephant trunks instead of hair; some have elephant tusks growing from their foreheads like horns. Their trunks give them a heightened sense of smell. Vatas work as agents of daevas, a celestial pantheon native to the Spirit Plane.


Ability Score Increase. Two different ability scores of your choice increase by 1.

Age. Vatas reach maturity as humans do and can live up to 200 years.

Alignment. Vatas are devoted to their gods and wish good fortune for other races. They are often lawful good.

Rarity. Rare.

Size. Vatas are built like humans, although horns can add up to a foot to a vata’s height. Your size is Medium.

Speed. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.

Darkvision. You can see in dim light within 60 feet of you as if it were bright light, and in darkness within the same range as if it were dim light. Absent even dim light, this vision is monochromatic.

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

Keen Nose. When using your sense of smell to attempt Wisdom (Perception) checks, you can add your proficiency bonus. If you have proficiency in Perception, your proficiency bonus is doubled for this purpose.

Prehensile Trunks. You can use each of your head trunks as a grasping limb. Although these extra limbs allow you to wield more weapons, they don’t allow you to make more attacks than you might while wielding only two weapons.

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

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