A race gaining both the grace of elves, but the adaptability of humans.





Game Mechanics

Fifth Edition Dnd

Ability score Increases: Your Charisma score increases by two and two other ability scores increase by one.

Size: Medium

Speed: 30 ft

Darkvision: Thanks to your elf blood, you have superior vision in dark and dim conditions. 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.

Fey Ancestry: You have advantage on saving throws against being charmed, and magic can't put you to sleep.

Skill Versatility: You gain proficiency in two skills of your choice.

Languages: You can speak, read, and write Common, Elvish, and one additional language of your choice.


Ability Score Increases: Half-elf characters gain a +2 bonus to one ability score of their choice at creation to represent their varied nature.

Type: Half-elves are humanoid creatures with both the human and the elf subtypes.

Size: Half-elves are Medium creatures and have no bonuses or penalties due to their size.

Base Speed: Half-elves have a base speed of 30 feet.

Languages: Half-elves begin play speaking Common and Elven. Half-elves with high Intelligence scores can choose any languages they want (except secret languages, such as Druidic). See the Linguistics skill page for more information about these languages.

Elven Immunities: Half-elves are immune to magic sleep effects and gain a +2 racial saving throw bonus against enchantment spells and effects.

Adaptability: Half-elves receive Skill Focus as a bonus feat at 1st level.

Keen Senses: Half-elves receive a +2 racial bonus on Perception checks.

Low-Light Vision: Half-elves can see twice as far as humans in conditions of dim light.

Elf Blood: Half-elves count as both elves and humans for any effect related to race.

Multi-talented: Half-elves choose two favored classes at first level and gain +1 hit point or +1 skill point whenever they take a level in either one of those classes.

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