Races

  1. Dragons: “Generals” and greatest weapons of the Gods in the Dawn War; after the war they died off or were hunted to extinction; Humans are trying to bring them back under their control; mixed success, very unstable.
  2. Human: Widely held belief that they are actually the original common ancestor.
  3. Dwarf: Dwarves came from a tropical climate, which is why they create well-insulated, heated, humid underground complexes.
  4. Gnomes: Suffered centuries of religious/racial persecution; have only recently claimed a land of their own after being forced from their homeland.
  5. Goliath: Worship mountains, believe they are physical embodiments of Gods (at rest).
  6. Kalashtar: Original Dawn soldiers, failed in their war on the Astral Plains, now trapped here.
  7. Half-elf/Half-orc: Half races did not happen naturally; result of experimentation by humans.
  8. Genasi: See themselves as “above” the other races & battles; pre-date the Dawn War, unconcerned with “lower” beings.
  9. Dragonborn: Since the fall of Arkosia, they have become a race that abhors war and enforce peace; travel the world as diplomats, judges, “Arbitors of Justice”.
  10. Elves: Traitorous Eladrin; cast out after civil war, cut off from source of Fey magic.
  11. Orcs: Devolved elves; given over to hatred; generations of separation from the Fey magic source.
  12. Warforged: Illegal to exist independently; must be licensed, with their master at all times; controlled via implants/implements.
  13. Deva: Very uncommon, connected to both past and future lives; see visions of both the Dawn War and the upcoming war; oracles?.
  14. Shadar-Kai: Most hospitable and unbiased of all the races; architects of multi-dimensional buildings; known for hospitality and warmth.
  15. Minotaurs/Gnolls: Almost completely wiped out; only exist as slave caste in human-controlled settlements.
  16. Halflings: Do not talk of their homelands; nomads.
  17. Tieflings: Embittered race, devoted to conflict and war.
  18. Drow: Civilian/peasant caste of traitorous Eladrin societies; unjustly cast out.

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Races

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