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Monstrous Races (Fantasy Grounds)

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This is a module for the Fantasy Grounds VTT. If you are looking for the PDF - click here.

Whether you’re playing an all-monster party or just want to play a monstrous race in an otherwise normal party, this module presents rules for playing every creature in the Monster Manual, new feats and backgrounds for monstrous characters, analysis of officially published races, highly detailed rules for building your own races, new rules for tiny races, and rules for templates for player characters.

What is in this document?

  • 228 playable races (every creature in the Monster Manual, no exceptions!)
  • 116 subraces 
  • 13 templates for Player Characters, including new rules for Lycanthropes and Vampires
  • Design notes discussing how everything in the document was built and suggestions for changing everything to fit your game
  • Rules for Tiny, Large, Huge, and Gargantuan player races
  • 5 new feats
  • 3 new backgrounds
  • Analysis of all of the official published races with suggestions for ways to alter them
  • Extensive Race Builder rules for building your own races, including 2 new races designed from the ground up to show you how it works (Mongrelfolk, and Animated Tomes)
  • Template Builder rules for building your own templates for player characters


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Bradley E October 14, 2020 11:28 pm UTC
Under 'Lycanthropy Form' for the were races, is there suppose to be links with each of those races, is it suppose to be just the names? Sorry not sure what I suppose to glean from the tab. Thanks for the information.
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Mattekure L October 15, 2020 1:37 am UTC
The Lycanthropes are a tricky one as they contain elements of both a race and a class. So for each lycanthrope there is both a race and class definition. In the Race entry there are all the standard features of that specific lycanthrope race and all of the features listed in the "Level 0" column of the table. In the Class entry it gives the hit points defined by the Lycanthrope Form and gives the traits listed when you take 1 or 2 levels of the lycanthrope. So make sure you are using both the Race and Class entries when building them.
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Drizzt D July 05, 2020 1:46 pm UTC
Hi, I am wondering if this will work with unity once it's fully released. Any comment on that?
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Mattekure L July 05, 2020 2:33 pm UTC
Yes. If anything is broken after final release of Unity I will try to fix it. However, nothing about Unity so far should cause any issues with this module
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BobbyJo S December 31, 2019 10:59 pm UTC
I’ve been waiting for this since I returned to playing D&D. 3rd edition had savage species, now 5th edition has Monstrous Races!

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Rob T December 31, 2019 11:14 pm UTC
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