Character Races

Mousekin

Mousekin Traits

Ability Score Increase. Your Dexterity score increases by +2

Age. Mousekin reach adulthood at the age of 10 and live up to 60 years.

Alignment. Mousekin are most often good, with a fairly even split between law and chaos.

Size. Mousekin are 6 in. – 10 in. tall when standing on their hind legs and weigh 5-10 pounds. Your size is Tiny.

Speed. Your base walking speed is 25 ft., but increases to 30 ft. if traveling on all fours. You can also burrow 5 ft. per round through loose soil.

Languages. You can speak, read and write Common.

Darkvision. A mousekin’s large, capable eyes allow them to see in dim light and darkness. You have darkvision out to 60 ft.

Scurry. You have advantage on all Dexterity saving throws made against magic, or to avoid traps and similar area of effect attacks.

Speak with Small Beasts. Mousekin are able to engage in limited communication with forest animals. Through sounds and gestures, you can communicate simple ideas with Small or smaller beasts.

Tiny Stature. You can move through the space of any creature that is a size larger than yours.

Unassuming. You gain proficiency in the Stealth skill.

 

Subrace: Pink-Nosed Mousekin

Ability Score Increase. +1 Charisma

Disarming Cuteness. You know the friends cantrip. Charisma is the casting ability for it.

 

Subrace: Short-Tailed Mousekin

Ability Score Increase. +1 Constitution

Hardscrabble Toughness. When you are reduced to 0 hit points but not killed outright, you can drop to 1 hit point instead. You can’t use this feature again until you finish a long rest.

Penguil

Penguil Traits

As a penguil, you share similarities with your people. Penguil are excellent swimmers and unfazed by most cold weather.

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

Age. Penguil achieve adulthood around three years old. Few live long enough to reach 40 years.

Alignment. The majority of penguil have good alignments due to their love of community and structure, align more closely with lawful ideals. The few chaotic penguil tend to leave their tight communities for unexplored waters.

Size. Most penguil range between 4 and 5 feet tall. They carry a thick layer of weight to protect themselves from attacks and the cold, weighing between 160 and 220 pounds. Your size is medium.

Speed. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.

Swim. You have a swimming speed of 40 feet. If you are wearing medium or heavy armor, this swim speed is reduced to 20 ft.

Layers of Feathers. Thousands of black and white feathers cover every inch of your body. These feathers keep you insulated and protected from the cold, you have cold resistance.

Languages. You can speak, read, and write Common, Penguil, and Aquan.