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The sequel to Monstrous Races, Monstrous Races 2 presents player options to play every monster in Volo's Guide to Monsters. Volo's Guide to Monsters includes both new monsters and variations on existing monsters, so Monstrous Races 2 includes new monstrous races and a variety of new options for monstrous races published in the original Monstrous Races.

What is in this document?

  • 49 playable races (every creature in Volo's Guide to Monsters, no exceptions!)
  • 29 subraces
  • 5 templates for player characters
  • Rules for Tiny player characters and races (They're the same as the ones in the original Monstrous Races), plus new rules for Large, Huge, and Gargantuan players!
  • 1 new general feat
  • 22 new racial feats for races in Monstrous Races and in Monstrous Races 2
  • 3 new backgrounds
  • 5 new magic items
  • 4 new spells
  • 3 appendices with suggestions for campaign, character, and party ideas to make use of monstrous races

You do not need the original Monstrous Races to use most of this document, but owning Monstrous Races will make the design notes make a lot more sense.

 
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nathan A August 07, 2018 4:20 pm UTC
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some errors in labeling

Yuan-Ti Abomination [Template: Acquired]
Shapechangers coerced into undergoing a horrifying ritual, deep scions serve their aquatic masters as spies and assassins, venturing onto dry land where their masters cannot.

I really like what you've done here, and admire your talent and effort. you've clearly put alot of time and thought into these and I really love what youve made with this and you're previous monsterous races collection.
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Tyler K August 08, 2018 7:12 pm UTC
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Thanks for pointing that out, Nathan. I've just uploaded updated copies of the files with some text corrections.
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Jens Heika S August 02, 2018 11:31 am UTC
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Reading through the Larger Races Addendum I found a couple of problems with the spell "Resize Magic Item", namely from the effect it's clear that it should be in the Transmutation school and not Enchantment. Transmutation is the most versatile school while Enchantment is all about charming, controlling and manipulating intelligent creatures.

The second problem is with the effect at higher levels. While it might be intentional, the way it is written now the maximum change is two sizes, which means, if you're a gargantuan creature find a medium longsword you're all out of luck. What I suggest as a fix is expanding the range; 2 sizes at 4-5, 3 sizes at 6-7, 4 sizes at 8-9.
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Tyler K August 02, 2018 4:59 pm UTC
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I think you're right regarding Trasnmutation vs. Enchantment. I don't recall why I made Resize Magic Item an enchantment, so I went ahead and changed it.

It looks like I forgot the second half of the last sentence of Resize Magic Item. The spell slot behavior you described is exactly how I intended the spell to work for exactly the reason you described.

I've uploaded an updated version of the large players file.
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Isabelle W July 31, 2018 4:21 pm UTC
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I love your work, but this PDF needs some checking. Some information is missing and can only be found in the Design Notes of the races.
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Tyler K July 31, 2018 4:34 pm UTC
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Darn, and I thought I did a better job editing this time. If you can point out any specific errors you find I'm happy to correct them and I'll upload update files once they're corrected.
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Brad R August 03, 2018 12:57 am UTC
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I've only given it a cursory glance, but I noticed that you must have done a little copy/pasting for the Deep Scion and Yuan-ti Abomination templates ;)

Deep Scion:
"Hit Dice. 1d8 per revenant level"

Yuan-ti:
"Hit Dice. 1d10 per revenant level"
Under traits - "Deep scions gain the following traits at each level, as indicated on the table below."
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Tyler K August 03, 2018 4:13 pm UTC
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Yes, I definitely do a bit of copy+paste to make sure that formatting all remains consistent. But it looks like I forgot to change some text.

Thanks for pointing that out. I'll be sure to correct that text in the next round of updates to the file.
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Alex C July 31, 2018 2:50 pm UTC
Hi I'm just here to get the first discussion post before you're rightly showered with love
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