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Efreeti-Touched

The efreeti-touched are humanoids descended from the union of humans and an efreeti, a genie of elemental fire. The efreeti themselves are usually cruel and devious creatures who view humanoids as beneath contempt, though this personality is not heritable and so is not found among the efreeti-touched any more than it is among other humanoids. Arcanists report that human warlocks who made pacts of service to efreeti lords received an aspect of efreeti power and nature as payment for their services, thus creating the efreeti-touched.

Ancestral Traits

Those whose ancestry is touched by an efreeti resemble humans or elves with red or black skin and hair. Their bodies are hot to the touch and their eyes smolder like embers. Your efreeti-touched character has several distinctive features due to this ancestry.

Age. Efreeti-touched mature at the same rate as humans and live for about as long.

Size. Efreeti-touched are human in size and shape, though tend to be tall and athletic. Your size is Medium.

Speed. Your base speed is 30 feet.

Senses. Darkvision. Because of the inner fire each carries within them, efreeti-touched can see in darkness. You can see in dim light within 60 feet of you 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.

Avatars of the Flame. Because their ancestors were creatures of elemental fire, efreetitouched are less vulnerable to the heat and flame. You are resistant to fire damage.

Cultural Traits

Efreeti-touched communities are rare, as those of efreeti-touched ancestry are as well. Those that do exist are most often found in deserts and other warm places in the world. Efreetitouched communities enjoy the finer things, celebrating art, fine food, and music, often forming into artists’ and craftspersons’ guilds.

Ability Score Increase. Your Constitution score increases by 2 and your Intelligence score by 1.

Alignment. Efreeti-touched communities tend to be well-ordered places, with hierarchical structures and clear but strict laws. As such, their communities tend toward law.

Elemental Magic. Efreeti-touched communities feel an obligation to pass along the magical traditions that their efreeti-touched ancestral members learned from their forebears. You know the produce flame cantrip. When you reach 3rd level, you can cast the burning hands spell once with this trait. When you reach 5th level, you can cast the scorching ray spell once with this trait. You regain the ability to cast these spells with this trait when you finish a long rest. Intelligence is your spellcasting ability for these spells.

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

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