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Also see: SRD5:Race
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Race is a term in Dungeons & Dragons 5e that refers to the species of player characters.

List of Races

33 official and unofficial races.
Race Abilities Size Speed Darkvision Features Summary Source Notes Source
Aarakocra Dexterity +2, Wisdom +1 Medium 25 ft., flying 50 ft. Flight, Talons Aarakocra are winged humanoids that can fly. Canon, Pointer Player's Companion Elemental Evil
Aasimar Charisma +2 Medium 30 ft. Celestial Resistance, Healing Hands, Light Bearer Half-human, half-celestial. Canon, Pointer Volo's Guide to Monsters
Bugbear Strength +2, Dexterity +1 Medium 30 ft. 60 feet Long-Limbed, Powerful Build, Sneaky, Surprise Attack Bugbear as a race Canon, Pointer Volo's Guide to Monsters
Centaur Strength +2, Wisdom +1 Medium 40 ft. Fey, Charge, Hooves, Equine Build, Survivor Centaur as playable race Canon, Pointer Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica
Changeling +1 to an ability of your choice and Charisma +2 Medium 30 ft. Shapechanger, Changeling Instincts Changelings are shapeshifters, appearing as any other humanoid at will. Canon, Pointer Eberron Rising from the Last War
Dragonborn Strength +2, Charisma +1 Medium 30 ft. Draconic Ancestry, Breath Weapon, Damage Resistance Canon SRD-OGL v5.1
Duskken Dexterity +1, Constitution +1 Medium 30 feet ft. feet Shadewalk, Shadow Stealth, Undead Heritage Undead shadows from the Shadowfell turned humanoid User Creation Rlyehable
Dwarf Constitution +2 Medium 25 ft. 60 feet Dwarven Resilience, Dwarven Combat Training, Tool Proficiency, Stonecunning Canon SRD-OGL v5.1
Elf Dexterity +2 Medium 30 ft. 60 feet Keen Senses, Fey Ancestry, Trance Canon SRD-OGL v5.1
Firbolg Strength +1, Wisdom +2 Medium 30 ft. Firbolg Magic, Hidden Step, Powerful Build, Speech of Beast and Leaf A race of big humanoids related to the fey. Canon, Pointer Volo's Guide to Monsters
Giff Strength +2, Constitution +1 Medium 30 ft. ft. Firearms Knowledge, Militant, Gunpowder Knowledge, Headlong Charge User Creation Rlyehable
Gith Intelligence +1 Medium 30 ft. Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Gith Intelligence +1 Medium ft. Once slaves of the mind flayers, after their revolt, they split into two warring factions, the Githyanki and the Githzerai. Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Gnoll Strength +1, Dexterity +2 Medium 30 feet ft. 60 feet Rampage, Bite User Creation Rlyehable
Gnome Intelligence +2 Small 25 ft. 60 feet Gnome Cunning Canon SRD-OGL v5.1
Goblin Dexterity +2, Constitution +1 Small 30 ft. 60 feet Fury of the Small, Nimble Escape Canon, Pointer Volo's Guide to Monsters
Goliath Strength +2, Constitution +1 Medium 30 ft. Natural Athlete, Stone's Endurance, Powerful Build, Mountain Born A race of big humanoids related to the fey. Canon, Pointer Volo's Guide to Monsters
Grung Dexterity +2, Constitution +1 Small 25 ft., climb 25 feet Aboreal Alertness, Amphibious, Poison Immunity, Poisonous Skin, Standing Leap, Water Dependency Canon, Pointer One Grung Above
Half-Elf Choice of two other ability scores increase +1, Charisma +2 Medium 30 ft. 60 feet Fey Ancestry, Skill Versatility Canon SRD-OGL v5.1
Half-Orc Strength +2, Constitution +1 Medium 30 ft. 60 feet Menacing, Relentless Endurance, Savage Attacks Canon SRD-OGL v5.1
Halfling Dexterity +2 Small 25 ft. Lucky, Brave, Halfling Nimbleness Canon SRD-OGL v5.1
Hobgoblin Constitution +2, Intelligence +1 Medium 30 ft. 60 feet Martial Training, Saving Face Canon, Pointer Volo's Guide to Monsters
Human Your ability scores each increase by +1.  Medium 30 ft. Most numerous of the civilized humanoids. Canon SRD-OGL v5.1
Kalashtar Wisdom +2, Charisma +1 Medium 30 ft. 60 feet Dual Mind, Mental Discipline, Mind Link, Severed from Dreams Canon, Pointer Eberron Rising from the Last War
Kenku Dexterity +2, Wisdom +1 Medium 30 ft. Expert Forgery, Kenku Training, Mimicry Flightless, anthropoid bird people Canon, Pointer Volo's Guide to Monsters
Kobold Strength -2, Dexterity +2 Small 30 ft. 60 feet Grovel, Cower, and Beg, Pack Tactics, Sunlight Sensitivity Kobold as playable race. Canon, Pointer Volo's Guide to Monsters
Kuo-toa Strength +1, Constitution +1 Intelligence +1 Medium 30 ft., swim 30 ft. 120 ft. feet Amphibious Nature, Otherworldly Perception, Slippery, Sunlight Sensitivity, Martial Training, Madness Unofficial conversion of 5e monster Kuo-toa. User Creation Rlyehable
Lizardfolk Constitution +2, Wisdom +1 Medium 30 ft. Bite, Cunning Artisan, Hold Breath, Hunter's Lore, Natural Armor, Hungry Jaws Lizardlike humanoid. Canon, Pointer Volo's Guide to Monsters
Loxodon Constitution +2, Wisdom +1 Medium 30 ft. Powerful Build, Loxodon Serenity, Natural Armor, Hunter's Lore, Natural Armor, Hungry Jaws Lizardlike humanoid. Canon, Pointer Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica
Phanaton Dexterity +2, Wisdom +1 Small 25 ft., They can also Climb 25 ft. and Fly 40 ft. (see Glide trait) Glide, Stealthy, Skilled User Creation Rlyehable
Shifter Medium 30 ft. 60 feet Shifting Humans with lycanthrope heritage Canon, Pointer Eberron Rising from the Last War
Tiefling Intelligence +1, Charisma +2 Medium 30 ft. 30 feet Hellish Resistance, Infernal Legacy Humanoids descended from humans and fiends. Canon SRD-OGL v5.1
Warforged +1 to one abilility of choice and Constitution +2 Medium 30 ft. Constructed Resilience, Sentry's Rest, Integrated Protection, Specialized Design Canon, Pointer Eberron Rising from the Last War

Races Yet to be Described on this Wiki

Subraces and Variants

Subrace is the classified variations within a race (see above).
Variant describes a variation of the race (but usually not classified socially).

List of Subaces

45 official and unofficial races.

Race Subrace Abilities Size
Change
Speed
Change
Darkvision
(if change)
Features Source Notes Source
Aasimar Fallen Aasimar Strength +1 Necrotic Shroud Canon, Pointer Volo's Guide to Monsters
Aasimar Protector Aasimar Wisdom +1 Radiant Soul Canon, Pointer Volo's Guide to Monsters
Aasimar Scourge Aasimar Constitution +1 Radiant Consumption Canon, Pointer Volo's Guide to Monsters
Centaur Race Foloi Centaur No change from parent race  Large 40 ft. ft. Large Centaur Build, Hybrid Size, Unstealthy, Custom Barding User Creation Rlyehable
Dragonborn Scourge Aasimar Draconic Heritage User Creation Rlyehable
Duskken Epperi Intelligence +1 Innate Spellcaster, Knowledgeable User Creation Rlyehable
Duskken Mubrai Charisma +1 Persuasive, Charismatic User Creation Rlyehable
Duskken Sandbru Wisdom +1 Skillful, Strong Willed User Creation Rlyehable
Dwarf Gray Dwarf Strength +1 120 ft. Superior Darkvision, Extra Language, Duergar Resilience, Duergar Magic, Sunlight Sensitivity Canon, Pointer Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide
Dwarf Hill Dwarf Wisdom +1 Dwarven Toughness Canon SRD-OGL v5.1
Dwarf Mountain Dwarf Strength +2 Dwarven Armor Training Canon, Pointer Player's Handbook (5e)
Dwarf Sand Dwarf Dexterity +1 30 ft. ft. Sandblasted, Survivors, Quick User Creation Rlyehable
Elf Drow Charisma +1 120 ft. Superior Darkvision, Sunlight Sensitivity, Drow Magic, Drow Weapon Training Canon, Pointer Player's Handbook (5e)
Elf Eladrin Charisma +1 Fey Step Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Elf High Elf Intelligence +1 Elf Weapon Training, Cantrip Canon SRD-OGL v5.1
Elf Lythari Wisdom +1 Lycan Polymorph User Creation Rlyehable
Elf Sea Elf Constitution +1 30 feet. swim 30 ft. ft. Sea Elf Training, Child of the Sea, Friend of the Sea, Extra Language Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Elf Shadar-kai Constitution +1 Necrotic Resistance, Blessing of the Raven Queen Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Elf T'killi Strength +1 T'killi Martial Training, Skillful, Dry Lands Adapted, Languages User Creation Rlyehable
Elf Wood Elf Wisdom +1 35 ft. ft. Elf Weapon Training, Fleet of Foot, Mask of the Wild Canon, Pointer Player's Handbook (5e)
Gith Githyanki Strength +2 Decadent Mastery, Martial Prodigy, Githyanki Psionics Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Gith Githyzerai Wisdom +2 Mental Discipline, Githzerai Psionics Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Gnome Deep Gnome Dexterity +1 120 ft. Superior Darkvision, Stone Camouflage, Extra Language Canon, Pointer Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide
Gnome Forest Gnome Dexterity +1 Natural Illusionist, Speak with Small Beasts Canon, Pointer Player's Handbook (5e)
Gnome Rock Gnome Constitution +1 Artificer’s Lore, Tinker Canon SRD-OGL v5.1
Halfling Ghostwise Wisdom +1 Silent Speech Canon, Pointer Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide
Halfling Lightfoot Charisma +1 Naturally Stealthy Canon SRD-OGL v5.1
Halfling Longshanks Choice of one: Strength +1 Wisdom +1 Medium Stealthy, Longstride, Less Nimble, Racial Weapons Training User Creation Rlyehable
Halfling Stout Constitution +1 Stout Resilience Canon, Pointer Player's Handbook (5e)
Human Human Variant Two of choice by +1 (Replaces Human Ability Score Increase)   Skills, Feat Canon, Pointer Player's Handbook (5e)
Shifter Beasthide Strength +1 Constitution +2 Natural Athlete, Shifting Feature Canon, Pointer Eberron Rising from the Last War
Shifter Longtooth Strength +2 Dexterity +1 Fierce, Shifting Feature Canon, Pointer Eberron Rising from the Last War
Shifter Swiftstride Dexterity +2 Charisma +1 40 ft. ft. Graceful, Shifting Feature Canon, Pointer Eberron Rising from the Last War
Shifter Wildhunt Dexterity +1 Wisdom +2 40 ft. ft. Natural Tracker, Shifting Feature Canon, Pointer Eberron Rising from the Last War
Tiefling Asmodeus Tiefling no change from SRD version  Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Tiefling Baalzebul Tiefling Replaces parent Ability Score Increase Intelligence +1 Charisma +2 Legacy of Maladomini Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Tiefling Dispater Tiefling Replaces parent Ability Score IncreaseDexterity +1 Charisma +2 Legacy of Dis Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Tiefling Feral Tiefling Replaces parent Ability Score IncreaseDexterity +2 Intelligence +1 Appearance, One of Devil's Tongue, Hellfire, or Winged Canon, Pointer Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide
Tiefling Fierna Tiefling Replaces parent Ability Score IncreaseWisdom +1 Charisma +2 Legacy of Phlegethos Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Tiefling Glasya Tiefling Replaces parent Ability Score IncreaseDexterity +1 Charisma +2 Legacy of Malgolge Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Tiefling Levistus Tiefling Replaces parent Ability Score IncreaseConstitution +1 Charisma +2 Legacy of Stygia Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Tiefling Mammon Tiefling Replaces parent Ability Score IncreaseIntelligence +1 Charisma +2 Legacy of Minauros Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Tiefling Mephistopheles Tiefling Replaces parent Ability Score IncreaseIntelligence +1 Charisma +2 Legacy of Cania Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Tiefling Zariel Tiefling Replaces parent Ability Score IncreaseStrength +1 Charisma +2 Legacy of Avernus Canon, Pointer Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
varied Revenant Subrace Constitution +1 Relentless Nature Pointer, UA UA Gothic Heroes

Sources and Notes

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  2. James Wyatt, et. al.. Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica (2018-11-20). Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 978-0786966592. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3
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  4. Tortle Package