Longshanks (5e Subrace)

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Author: Rlyehable (talk)
Date Created: 2016.11.21
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Longshanks[edit]

The longshanks halflings are subrace of Halfling that are found primarily on the islands of the equitorial and tropical regions.

They are much taller than normal halflings averaging between 4½-5½ feet tall. They also tend to be much skinnier than other halflings. Their skin is much darker and hair is even curlier than their cousins and tends toward black.

Height & Weight
Race Base Height Height Mod Base Weight Weight Mod Average
Longshanks Halfling 4' 2" (50") +2d8 80 lbs. x(1d6) lbs. 4' 11" 116 lbs.

Unlike other halflings, the Longshanks Halflings tend to be less trusting of strangers.

Cultural Details[edit]

Religion: The chief deity is the Stormcaller (Tempest domain), due to the frequent storms the island faces.

Common Names: Akahu, Anapa, Apo, Halpak, Huaka, Huan, Ilpay, Inti, Kapak, Kava, Khivya, Kusi, Marikan, Mayta, Mika, Ninan, Oklo, Pahuak, Palka, Pilku, Quahar, Rimak, Runtu, Titu, Tupak, Urkay, Urvon, Vikao, Virak, and Yupan.

Longshanks Traits[edit]
Ability Score Increase. Choice of one: Strength +1, Wisdom +1
Alignment. Most longshanks halflings are good. As a rule, family and clan are of foremost concern. Others are usually treated with mistrust.
Size. Longshanks are much taller than normal halflings averaging between 4½-5½ feet tall. They also tend to be much skinnier than other halflings. Your size is Medium
Stealthy. Longshanks have advantage on Dexterity (Stealth) checks and saving throws
Longstride. Longstride halflings gain +5 feet to their base walking speed. 
Less Nimble. Longshanks halflings loose the Halfling Nimbleness trait. 
Racial Weapons Training. Longshank halflings are Proficient in Atlatl, spears, and longspears
Languages. You can also speak, read, and write Sylvan..

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Rlyehable's Homebrew (128 Articles)
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AuthorRlyehable +
Base Height4' 2" (50") +
Base Weight80 lbs. +
FeaturesAlignment +, Size +, Stealthy +, Longstride +, Less Nimble +, Languages + and Racial Weapons Training +
Height Mod+2d8 +
Identifier5e Subrace +
RaceHalfling +
RatingUndiscussed +
Strength+1 +
Subrace Ability ModsStr +1 +, Wis +1 + and Choice of one: +
Subrace FeaturesStealthy +, Longstride +, Less Nimble + and Racial Weapons Training +
SummaryTropical subrace of tall Halflings +
TitleLongshanks +
Weight Modx(1d6) lbs. +
Wisdom+1 +