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Amazon

Amazons are a unique humanoid ancestry originating on a series of islands in an aquamarine sea. Some folk claim the amazons descend from a queen of the gods, a mighty goddess named Hera, while others say they were once the servants of Dionysus.

Ancestral Traits

Amazons are humanoid women, almost indistinguishable from humans. As such, amazons tend to have certain traits.

Age. Amazons mature and have a life span equivalent to humans.

Size. Amazons are generally human in size and shape. Your size is Medium.

Speed. Your base speed is 30 feet.

Divine Durability. Amazons have inherited a degree of godly resilience. When you aren’t wearing armor, your AC is 13 + your Dexterity modifier. You can use this score to determine your AC if worn armor would leave you with a lower score. You may benefit from a shield as normal.

Olympic. Perhaps due to their divine heritage, amazons are most often strikingly strong and fit. You have proficiency in the Athletics skill.

Cultural Traits

Amazonian culture esteems excellence in all things, but especially physical endeavor and martial prowess. Amazonian culture is welcoming of any who identify as a woman. Those who live among them are all considered equal regardless of identity, receiving accolades based on their contributions to society and their success in the games. Their friendly competition aside, amazonian communities are remarkably harmonious, almost idyllic places.

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

Alignment. Amazon communities value athleticism, martial prowess, scholarship, and the pursuit of virtue. Their members tend to lawfulness and goodness.

Rigorous Combat Training. Amazon culture celebrates martial competitions. You have proficiency with longword, longbow, javelin, and lasso (net), as well as light and medium armor.

Languages. You speak, read, and write Common and one other language of your choice.

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