Races

Races are divided into four categories. Basic Races can be found in the Basic Rules. Advanced Races can be found in the Player’s Handbook or the Dungeon Master’s Guide. Rare Races can be found in other official materiales such as Elemental Evil Player’s Companion, Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide, and Volo’s Guide to Monsters. Epic Races can be found in playtest material such as Unearthed Arcana. Each Race has subraces under them, coming from different source materials.

Basic Races

Dwarf

  • Hill Dwarves either come from the Freelands of Winterbole where they are ruled by wood elves, or from the Kingdom of Sirenum where they are ruled by mountain dwarves.
  • Mountain Dwarves come from the Kingdom of Sirenum in the eastern part of the Eridanian Region on Aresia.

Elf

  • High Elves come from the Freelands of Martz, which extends from the Eridanian Region to the Hellas Region on Aresia.
  • Wood Elves come from the Freelands of Winterbole, which extends from the Eridanian Region to the Australe Region on Aresia.

Halfling

  • Lightfoot Halflings come from the Draco-Hobbit Empire of Harken that extends from the Eridanian Region to the Aeolis Region on Aresia.
  • Stout Halflings come from the Draco-Hobbit Empire of Harken that extends from the Eridanian Region to the Aeolis Region on Aresia.

Human

  • Humans come from either the Eridanian Region on Aresia, the Draco-Hobbit Empire of Harken, or from the Dragon Empire of Tharsis.

Advanced Races

Aasimar

  • Aasimar are found throughout the world of Aresia.

Dragonborn

  • Dragonborns originate from the Dragon Empire of Tharsis in the Tharsis Region on Aresia. Some of them, however, come from the Draco-Hobbit Empire of Harken.

Elf

  • The Eladrin come from the Empire of the Cordell in the Feywild.

Gnome

  • Only two forest gnomes have been seen over the past three Ages.

Half-Elf

  • Half-Elves are found throughout the world of Aresia.

Half-Orc

  • Half-Orcs are found throughout the world of Aresia.

Tiefling

  • Tieflings are mostly found in the Underdark.

Rare Races

Aarakocra

  • Aarakocra are a race still not encountered in the world of Aresia.

Aasimar

  • Protector Aasimar are a subrace of Aasimar still not encountered in the world of Aresia.
  • Scourge Aasimar are a subrace of Aasimar still not encountered in the world of Aresia.
  • Fallen Aasimar are a subrace of Aasimar still not encountered in the world of Aresia.

Bugbear

  • Bugbears are a monster race found throughout the world of Aresia.

Dwarf

  • Grey Dwarves, also known as Duergar, come from the Underdark.

Firbolg

  • Firbolgs come from tribes in Chronium in the Australe Region on Aresia.

Genasi

  • Air Genasi come from the Theocracy of Daedaloth in the Shadowfell.
  • Earth Genasi come from the Theocracy of Daedaloth in the Shadowfell.
  • Fire Genasi come from the Theocracy of Daedaloth in the Shadowfell.
  • Water Genasi come from the Theocracy of Daedaloth in the Shadowfell.

Gnome

  • Svirfneblin come from the Underdark, and aren’t referred to as gnomes.

Goblin

  • Goblins are a monster race found throughout the world of Areisa.

Goliath

  • Goliaths come from tribes in Chronium in the Australe Region on Aresia.

Halfling

  • Ghostwise Halflings come from the world of Aresia.

Hobgoblins

  • Hobgoblins are a monster race found throughout the world of Aresia.

Kenku

  • Kenku are a race still not encountere in the world of Aresia.

Kobold

  • Kobolds are a monster race found throughout the world of Aresia.

Lizardfolk

  • Lizardfolks are a monster race found throughout the world of Aresia.

Orc

  • Orcs are a monster race found throughout the world of Aresia.

Tabaxi

  • Tabaxi are a monster race still not encountered in the world of Aresia.

Triton

  • Tritons are an aquatic monster race found in the seas throughout the world of Aresia.

Yuan-ti Pureblood

  • Yuan-ti are a race still not encountered in the world of Aresia.

Epic Races

Changeling

  • Changelings are shapeshifters also known as Ghaunadaurs who are found throughout the world of Aresia.

Minotaur

  • Minotaurs come from the Amazonis Sea on Aresia.

Revenant

  • Revenants are people who have died and have been brought back to life by the Raven Queen for a specific purpose. They come from the Theocracy of Daedaloth in the Shadowfell.

Shifter

  • Beasthide Shifters are found throughout the world of Aresia.
  • Cliffwalk Shifters are found throughout the world of Aresia.
  • Longstride Shifters are found throughout the world of Aresia.
  • Longtooth Shifters are found throughout the world of Aresia.
  • Razorclaw Shifters are found throughout the world of Aresia.
  • Wildhunt Shifters are found throughout the world of Aresia.

Tiefling

  • Abyssal Tieflings are found in the Underdark.
  • Infernal Tieflings are found in the Underdark.

Warforged

  • Warforged are intelligent sentient constructs that are found throughout the world of Aresia.

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Dwarf

  • Shadow Dwarves come from the Kingdom of Beldwhig in the Shadowfell.

Notes

Dark Elves

  • Drows were extinct during the Divine War of the Age of Wars (3rd Age).

Rock Gnomes

  • Rock gnomes have never existed.

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