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Blood Sprite

Sprites are traditionally good-hearted fey protectors of the forests. When the forests they had vowed to protect are destroyed, however, they become blood sprites, infused with the decay and death of their lost forest.

Ancestral Traits

Necrotic energies surge through the blood sprites, transforming them. Whereas sprites are green and gold, blood sprites are darker colors, usually black and red.

Age. Blood sprites reach maturity by age five and have a lifespan of 30 years.

Size. Blood sprites stand about six inches tall and weigh less than a pound. Your size is Tiny.

Speed. Your base speed is 10 feet and flying speed of 30 feet.

Tiny Fey. Blood sprites are small but full of attitude. You are Tiny and your creature type is Fey. You cannot wield or use equipment made for Small or larger folks and must instead fashion or acquire your own. When you attempt to fashion clothes or basic supplies for yourself from natural ingredients such as twigs and leaves, you make any rolls involved with advantage.

Fairy Wings. Blood sprites have small, butterfly-like wings on their backs that allow them to fly, though they cannot wear medium or heavy armor. You have a flying speed of 30 feet.

The Anger of Decay. Blood sprites are so small that their weapon attacks cannot do significant physical damage. Any weapon attack you make does only 1 piercing damage on a hit. Because of the anger within, however, necrotic energies spill out whenever they attack. On a hit with a weapon, you do additional necrotic damage equal to 1d6 + your proficiency bonus.

Cultural Traits

When blood sprites come into being, they change colors, as well as their attitude and outlook, as they become interested in vengeance, either for their lost forest or for the pain and loss that all other good and gentle creatures suffer. A tribe of sprites that has lost its forest often sticks together, roving the land looking to pick a fight with any whom they deem to be destructive and evil. These gangs of blood sprites, and any other like-minded folk they pick up along the way, can be much more dangerous than they appear.

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

Alignment. Blood sprites are often driven by an anger and desire for justice or vengeance against those they deem to be corruptors of the land and the good. As such, they tend toward goodness and chaos.

Attitude. Blood sprites teach their own how to talk to bigger folk in a way that… truly communicates their intensity. You have proficiency in the Intimidation skill.

Overlooked. Because of their small size, blood sprites often get overlooked by others. They teach their kin to use that to their advantage. You have advantage on Dexterity ( Stealth) checks.

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

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