Monstrous Races

Core Races

CR +0 Races

  • Kobold This short, reptilian humanoid has scaled skin, a snout filled with tiny teeth, and a long tail.
  • Merfolk Slipping in and out of the crashing waves, this beautiful woman has the lower torso of a long, slender fish.
  • Aasimar This supernaturally beautiful woman looks human, yet emanates a strange sense of calm and benevolence.
  • Dhampir This unnaturally graceful man moves without a sound, his gaze just as piercing as the needle-sharp blade he effortlessly wields.
  • Fetchling This gaunt man appears drained of color, like a person viewed at twilight or in a dark alley.
  • Grippli Its slick skin a mottled pattern of bright colors, this agile, frog-like humanoid carries a bow and wears leather armor.
  • Ifrit This muscular, fiery-skinned man has flaming hair and spotted horns upon his brow.
  • Oread “This large warrior appears heavy and solid, with chiseled, angular features that make her look almost like a statue brought to life.”
  • Sylph This pale, waifish woman, her hair waving in a nonexistent breeze, looks as if she might fade away into mist entirely at any minute.
  • Tengu “Black feathers cover this crow-headed humanoid, and its hands and legs end in powerful talons.”
  • Tiefling This lanky man sneers as he draws his sword. Tiny horns and a barbed tail reveal that he is something more than human.
  • Undine This blue-haired, blue-skinned man moves with a liquid grace. His ears are fin-like, and his hands and feet are webbed.

CR 1 Races

  • Brownie Knee-high to a human, this large-headed creature has an almost manically friendly look on its expressive face.
  • Ghoul This humanoid creature has long, sharp teeth, and its pallid flesh is stretched tightly over its starved frame.
  • Gnoll Hunched and feral, this furred, hyena-headed humanoid stands slightly taller than the average human.
  • Grig Perched on the prickly legs of a cricket, this tiny creature has gossamer wings and the upper body of an elven woman.
  • Homunculus This vaguely humanoid creature is about the size of a cat but looks more like a toothy, winged devil.
  • Jinkin Grimacing like a maniac, this lean little bat-eared horror displays a mouth full of needle-like teeth and glowing, orange eyes.
  • Lizardfolk This reptilian humanoid has green scales, a short and toothy snout, and a thick alligator-like tail.
  • Mongrelman Ivory tusks, insect chitin, matted fur, scaly flesh, and more combine to form a hideous humanoid shape.
  • Nixie As it gracefully swims through the water, it becomes clear that this small, green-skinned creature has webbed hands and feet. Its hair is the color of seaweed, and small pearls and shells are wrapped within.
  • Pseudodragon This housecat-sized miniature dragon has fine scales, sharp horns, wicked little teeth, and a tail tipped with a barbed stinger.
  • Skulk This smooth-skinned, hairless humanoid has penetrating eyes and skin that shifts and changes to mimic his surroundings.
  • Svirfneblin This bald gnome has rocky gray skin and a wiry physique. Its pale eyes are overly large and expressive.
  • Troglodyte This humanoid’s scaly hide is dull gray. Its frame resembles that of a cave lizard, with a long tail and crests on its head and back.
  • Vexgit With a head like an angry crustacean, this fierce little insectoid creature clacks and rattles with a tiny but solid-looking hammer.
  • Flumph This human-sized and disk-shaped creature floats in the air like a jellyfish. Beneath it, numerous tentacles hang down around several long spikes that jut from the creature’s center. Above the flattened body rise two long eyestalks terminating in eyes like those of a goat.
  • Goblin Snake

CR 2 Races

  • Azer Heat ripples the air near this squat, brass-skinned humanoid. Its head and shoulders blaze with a mane of fire.
  • Boggard Bulbous eyes glare atop this creature’s decidedly toad-like head. A multitude of warts and bumps decorate its greenish skin.
  • Choker This hunched-over wretch has long, pliable arms like tentacles capped with five wide, spiny claws.
  • Dark Creeper Filthy, reeking black rags wrap this small humanoid from head to toe, leaving only its hands and pale white nose visible.
  • Leprechaun This small humanoid has pointed ears, green eyes, and a wicked grin. He carries a bottle in one hand and a club in the other.
  • Morlock Skin pale as a slug’s belly, eyes huge and bulging, this thing crawls down the wall like a spider, but its shape is hideously humanoid.
  • Forlarren This humanoid creature has the legs of a bald goat, a completely hairless body, and a horned head with a sinister expression.
  • Nuglub This hideous, hunchbacked creature has three glowing blue eyes. Oily hair grows from its head and back, covering it like a cloak.
  • Ogrekin Its body twisted and deformed, this lumbering giant has tiny eyes and a mouth of jagged teeth presented in a furious roar.
  • Sahuagin This scaly humanoid has a long, fish-like tail. Its arms and legs end in webbed claws, and its piscine head features a toothy maw.
  • Sinspawn This hairless humanoid lurches on back-bent, dog-like legs, its hideous mouth flanked by tiny arms with three-fingered hands.
  • Skum This hunchbacked, green-skinned humanoid has a wide, frog-like head but a mouth more akin to that of a toothy fish.
  • Triton This scaly, finned humanoid has an athletic build and blue-green coloration. Its legs end in wide flippers rather than feet.
  • Thawn A hulking humanoid cloaked in ragged cloth limps forward, its malformed, tumorous arms ending in claws the length of scythe blades. From beneath its rags droop lengths of loose flesh and a strangled wheezing issues from its deformed lips.

CR 3 Races

  • Air Mephit This small humanoid creature has thin, leathery wings, small horns, and a mischievous smile.
  • Centaur This creature has the sun-bronzed upper body of a seasoned warrior and the lower body of a sleek warhorse.
  • Dark Slayer This small humanoid is clothed in tattered rags from head to foot. Only its sinister eyes and pale hands are visible.
  • Doppleganger This grayish humanoid creature seems almost unfinished, with a narrow head, gaunt limbs, and a sinister, noseless face.
  • Dryad This strange, beautiful woman has flesh that seems made of wood and vibrant hair that resembles leaves and blossoms.
  • Dust Mephit This small humanoid creature has thin, leathery wings, small horns, and a mischievous smile.
  • D’ziriak This four-armed creature looks like a cross between a human and a black and ochre termite. Its body and arms display glowing runes.
  • Earth Mephit This small humanoid creature has thin, leathery wings, small horns, and a mischievous smile.
  • Ettercap This hideous purple creature walks upright like a man, but its face is that of a spider, and its hands are sickle-shaped claws.
  • Fire Mephit This small humanoid creature has thin, leathery wings, small horns, and a mischievous smile.
  • Merrow This giant has pale green, scaled skin and large, webbed hands and feet. On either side of its neck are slotted gills.
  • Ice Mephit This small humanoid creature has thin, leathery wings, small horns, and a mischievous smile.
  • Magma Mephit This small humanoid creature has thin, leathery wings, small horns, and a mischievous smile.
  • Ooze Mephit This small humanoid creature has thin, leathery wings, small horns, and a mischievous smile.
  • Ogre This lumbering giant’s beady eyes are devoid of wit or kindness, and its puffy face features a wide mouth with ill-fitting teeth.
  • Pech This pale yellow humanoid has blank, bulging white eyes and gangly arms and legs. It clutches a pickaxe in its knobby hands.
  • Quickling This creature resembles a short and slight elf wearing drab clothes and a wicked grin. In a blink, the thing darts from sight.
  • Salt Mephit This small humanoid creature has thin, leathery wings, small horns, and a mischievous smile.
  • Sandman A whirling cloud of fine desert sand piles up upon itself, forming into the shape of a humanoid figure.
  • Spriggan Flecks of saliva drip from the corners of this filthy and ill-smelling humanoid, and his large pointed ears twitch at every sound.
  • Steam Mephit This small humanoid creature has thin, leathery wings, small horns, and a mischievous smile.
  • Urdefhan This fanged humanoid has hideously transparent skin, revealing the vivid colors of internal organs and ivory bones inside its body.
  • Water Mephit This small humanoid creature has thin, leathery wings, small horns, and a mischievous smile.
  • Ceratioidi This flabby, fish-like humanoid has the wide mouth, bulging eyes, and dangling, luminescent flesh lure of a deep-sea predator. Powerful arms end in webbed hands that each clutch barbed hunting spears, and a tumorous bulge protrudes from the back of its neck.

Template Races

  • Lycanthrope CR determined by base animal
    • CR 1: Baboon, Badger, Dolphin, Eagle, Pony, Stingray, Dire Rat, Dog
    • CR 2: Camel, Gar, Giant Frog, Goblin Dog, Horse, Hyena, Manta Ray, Octopus, Ram, Riding Dog, Squid, Venemous Snake, Wolf
    • CR 3: Aurochs, Axebeak, Dire Badger, Boar, Cheetah, Constrictor Snake, Crocodile, Dire Bat, Electric Eel, Giant Toad, Gorilla, Leopard, Monitor Lizard, Shark, Wolverine

Monstrous Races

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