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Fey Kin

Fey kin are descended from humans who long ago migrated to the plane of Faerie, only recently returning to the Material Plane.

Ancestral Traits

Except for the features listed below, fey kin are indistinguishable from other humans.

Age. Fey kin age as humans do.

Size. Fey kin are human in size. Your size is Medium.

Speed. Your base speed is 30 feet.

Fey Ancestry. Fey kin have absorbed a whisper of fey magic from their generations spent on the plane of Faerie. You have advantage on saving throws against being charmed, and magic can’t put you to sleep.

Fey Influence. Generations spent in Faerie have left their mark. Your fey kin has one of the following traits: Darkvision. 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.

Natural Magic. You are innately able to do simple nature magic. You know the druidcraft cantrip. Wisdom is your spellcasting trait for this spell.

Woodlands Affinity. You are one with the wood. You have advantage on Dexterity ( Stealth) checks made to hide in forest terrain.

Cultural Traits

Fey kin culture is strongly influenced by their time on the plane of Faerie. As such, they behave very much like the cultures found on that eccentric plane. Most fey kin communities have two courts of rules, the Seelie Court that commands the community from Spring equinox to Autumn equinox, and the Unseelie Court, which rules the other six months. As such, the equinoxes and solstices are especially important for their culture. During these ceremonies, the fey kin make offerings of food and dance to the aos sí, fey spirits that served as their benefactors in their time on the plane of Faerie. Fey kin communities are most often found deep in the woods, where they usually practice druidic magic. Most folks raised in fey kin communities have the following traits.

Ability Score Increase. Your ability scores each increase by 1.

Alignment. Those raised in fey kin cultures tend toward no particular alignment, just as human cultures themselves tend to change and vary as well.

Fey Magic. The fey kin retain a connection to the plane of Faerie that allows provides them knowledge of certain magics, which they teach their young. You know the druidcraft cantrip. When you reach 3rd level, you can cast the faerie fire spell once with this trait. When you reach 5th level, you can cast the moonbeam spell once with this trait, without requiring a material component. You regain the ability to cast these spells when you finish a long rest. Wisdom is your spellcasting ability for these spells.

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

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