Races Other Humanoids Aliens
Roll 1d10 Race Species
1-4 Select or roll a common (C) race/species from appropriate environment
5-7 Select or roll an uncommon (UC) race/species from appropriate environment
8-9 Select or roll a rare (R) race/species from appropriate environment
10 Select or roll a very rare (VR) race/species from appropriate environment

Legend

C = Common
UC = Uncommon
R = Rare
VR = Very Rare
L = Leader (this race is not found as a population - only as rulers).


FANTASY RACES

Civ Wild Aqua UG Race / Species / Monster Player Character traits Monster stat blocks
- R - - Asheratis (desert diving) 3E D&D Sandstorm 3E D&D Sandstorm
- R - - Buso - 3E D&D Oriental Adventures
UC VR - - Changeling 5E D&D House (see below); 5E D&D Eberron Rising from the Last War; 4E D&D Eberron Player's Guide; Cypher Expanded Worlds; B&B (see below) 5E D&D Eberron Rising from the Last War; PF2 Bestiary;
VR VR - VR Doppelganger 4E D&D Monster Manual; 3E D&D Races of Destiny 5E D&D Monster Manual; PF2 Bestiary; 4E D&D Monster Vault; 4E D&D Monster Manual; PF Bestiary
VR VR - - Githyanki 5E D&D Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes; 5E D&D House (see below); 4E D&D Monster Manual; 3E D&D Expanded Psionics Handbook 5E D&D Monster Manual; 5E D&D Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes; 4E D&D Monster Vault; 4E D&D Monster Manual; 3E D&D Monster Manual IV; 3E D&D Expanded Psionics Handbook; 3E D&D Manual of the Planes; 2E D&D Monstrous Manual
VR VR - - Githzerai 5E D&D Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes; 5E D&D House (see below); 4E D&D Player's Handbook 3; 4E D&D Monster Manual; 3E D&D Expanded Psionics Handbook; B&B (see below) 5E D&D Monster Manual; 5E D&D Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes; 4E D&D Monster Manual; 3E D&D Expanded Psionics Handbook; 3E D&D Manual of the Planes; 2E D&D Monstrous Manual
- R - - Kech - 1E D&D Monster Manual II
R R - R Meazel - 4E D&D Monster Manual 3; 3E D&D Monsters of Faerun
VR R - R Mongrel folk 3E D&D Races of Destiny; 2E D&D Complete Book of Humanoids 2E D&D Monstrous Manual; 1E D&D Monster Manual II
VR R - R Shade 4E D&D Heroes of Shadow; 3E D&D Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 4E D&D Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide; 3E D&D Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting; 1E D&D Monster Manual II
R VR VR - Vedalken 5E D&D House; 5E D&D Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica; 5E D&D Plane Shift Kaladesh; -
VR R - VR Zern - 3E D&D Monster Manual IV

SCI-FI SPECIES

Civ Wild Aqua UG Race / Species / Monster Player Character traits Monster stat blocks
R R - - Advozse Saga Legacy Era Campaign Guide; d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; Cypher sci-fi site -
R UC - - Arcona d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; Cypher sci-fi site; Year Zero sci-fi site -
UC R - VR Bachorta - 5E D&D Esper Genesis Threats Database
R VR - - Besalisk d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; Cypher sci-fi site -
UC - - - Bith Saga Legacy Era Campaign Guide; d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; 5E D&D, Cypher sci-fi site -
R R - - Cerean Saga Star Wars Core Rulebook; d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; Cypher, Year Zero sci-fi site -
VR R - - Codru-ji Saga Legacy Era Campaign Guide -
C - - - Drones Cypher Strange Bestiary (droneme) -
R - - - Dug Saga Clone Wars Campaign Guide; d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; Cypher, Year Zero sci-fi site -
C - - - Duros Saga Star Wars Core Rulebook; d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; 5E D&D, Cypher, B&B, Year Zero sci-fi site -
VR - - - Gen'dai Saga Clone Wars Campaign Guide -
UC R - - Gran (3 eye stalks) Saga Force Unleashed Campaign Guide; d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; Cypher, Year Zero sci-fi site -
R - - - Gray SF Alien Archive SF Alien Archive; Cypher Strange Bestiary
R R - - Iktotchi Saga Clone Wars Campaign Guide; d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; Cypher, Year Zero sci-fi site; -
R UC - - Ithorian Saga Star Wars Core Rulebook; d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; Cypher, Year Zero sci-fi site; -
UC R - - Kasatha SF Starfinder Core Rulebook -
R R - - Kel dor Saga Star Wars Core Rulebook; d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; Cypher, Year Zero sci-fi site; -
UC - - - Kesh 5E D&D Esper Genesis Core Manual -
UC - - UC Kygoran 5E D&D Spaceships & Starwyrms -
VR VR - - Malegorian - 5E D&D Esper Genesis Threats Database
UC - - - Neimoidian Saga Star Wars Core Rulebook; d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; Cypher sci-fi site; -
UC UC - - Nikto d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; 5E D&D sci-fi site; -
VR - - - Quintar (tall, blue, 5 genders) Cypher Core Rulebook; -
C UC - - Rodian Saga Star Wars Core Rulebook; d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; Cypher, 5E D&D, Year Zero sci-fi site; -
VR R - - Ryphorian SF Alien Archive SF Alien Archive
VR - - - Sakiyan Saga Legacy Era Campaign Guide -
R R - - Sarcesian SF Alien Archive SF Alien Archive
R - - R Sullustan Saga Star Wars Core Rulebook; d20 Ultimate Alien Anthology; Cypher sci-fi site; -
R - - - Witchwyrd SF Alien Archive SF Alien Archive
VR VR - - Yuuzhan Vong Saga Legacy Era Campaign Guide; Saga Star Wars Core Rulebook -
- - - R Zultaran - 5E D&D Esper Genesis Threats Database
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INDIVIDUAL RACE FEATURES

CHANGELING

Game Statistics & Lore. 5E D&D Eberron Rising from the Last War;
Further Lore & Roleplaying Ideas. Changelings were a player race from Eberron campaign setting. The 3rd edition description could be used, just as easily as the 4th Edition version from the Eberron Player's Guide. Although they are not as fully adaptable as doppelgangers, they could take their place in some worlds.

GAME MECHANICS

Dungeons & Dragons 5E

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Typical Changeling Drawbacks

  • Weak (Minor) OR Frail (Minor). Changelings' malleable form lacks strength and their build, despite appearances, is naturally slight.

Bonus Proficiencies. For each minor drawback assigned to a changeling, you select one of the following: Deception, Insight, Intimidation, Investigation, Persuasion, Stealth, or Streetwise or one relevant language.


CHANGELING RACIAL FEATS

Race Feat & Source

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GITH

Game Statistics & Lore. 5e D&D Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes chapter 4.
Further Lore & Roleplaying Ideas. Gith also appear in the 5E D&D MM. Githyanki do not have a long tradition of being a playable character race. This idea was introduced in 5E D&D. Githzerai are disciplined outsiders that appeared as player character races in the 3.5E D&D Expanded Psionics Handbook (p11) and the 4E D&D Player's Handbook (p8).

GAME MECHANICS

Dungeons & Dragons 5E

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GITH SUBRACES

The gith were once one race that split into two following their liberation from the mind flayers. The two groups despise each other.


GITHYANKI

Altered Githyanki Traits

  • Martial Prodigy. The individual weapon proficiencies become proficiency in Long Blades (Simple + Martial) and Short Blades (Simple + Martial) if using our weapon group proficiencies.

Typical Githyanki Drawbacks

  • Frail (Minor) OR Socially Inept (Minor). Gith are self-centered and have a slender build.
  • Mean (Minor). Githyanki despise all other races and are very aggressive in their dealings. This does not apply to other githyanki.
  • Outsider (Minor). Githyanki are outright xenophobic.

Bonus Proficiencies. For each minor drawback assigned to a githyanki, you select one of the following: Athletics, Endurance, Intimidation, Perception, or any one weapon group proficiency (Simple) or one relevant language.


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GITHZERAI

Typical Githzerai Drawbacks

  • Frail (Minor) OR Socially Inept (Minor) OR Dull (Minor). Gith are self-centered, have a slender build and trust intuition more than logic.
  • Outsider (Minor). Githzerai are isolationists.
  • Cautious (Minor)**. Githzerai keep a calm demeanor at all times are disciplined and calculating.

Bonus Proficiencies. For each minor drawback assigned to a githzerai, you select one of the following: Acrobatics, Athletics, Insight, Perception, or Brawling Weapons (Simple) or one relevant language.


GITH RACIAL FEATS

Race Feat & Source
Gith (Githyanki) Battle-Ready (House, (D&D Feats)
Gith Determined (House, (D&D Feats)
Gith (Githzerai) Impenetrable Mind (House, (D&D Feats)
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VEDALKEN

Game Statistics & Lore. 5e D&D Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica chapter 1. They are also in 5E D&D Plane Shift Kaladesh.
Further Lore & Roleplaying Ideas. Vedalken are hairless blue humanoids native to Ravnica and other Magic the Gathering settings. They are enthusiastic in their pursuits of perfection.

GAME MECHANICS

Dungeons & Dragons 5E

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Typical Vedalkin Drawbacks

  • Shy (Minor) OR Weak (Minor). Vedalken tend to engage more with ideas than with people and have slender builds.
  • Outsider (Minor). To members of other races, vedalken often seem cold, even emotionless.

Bonus Proficiencies. For each minor drawback assigned to a vedalken, you select one of the following: Arcana, History, Investigation, Medicine, Performance, Sleight of hand, one tool kit, or one relevant language.


VEDALKEN RACIAL FEATS

Race Feat & Source
Vedalken Water Magic (House, D&D Feats) This is a general feat, but vedalken can take it as a racial feat.

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