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Tiefling is a playable race in 5th edition.

Tiefling Traits

Tieflings share certain racial traits as a result of their infernal descent.

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Creature Type. Humanoid
Ability Score Increase. Intelligence +1, Charisma +2
Age. Tieflings mature at the same rate as humans but live a few years longer.
Alignment. Tieflings might not have an innate tendency toward evil, but many of them end up there. Evil or not, an independent nature inclines many tieflings toward a chaotic alignment.
Size. Tieflings are about the same size and build as humans. Your size is Medium.
Speed. Your base speed is 30 feet.  
Darkvision. Thanks to your infernal heritage, you have superior vision in dark and dim conditions. You can see in dim light within 30 feet of you as if it were bright light, and in darkness as if it were dim light. You can't discern color in darkness, only shades of red.
Hellish Resistance. You have resistance to fire damage.
Infernal Legacy. You know the thaumaturgy cantrip. When you reach 3rd level, you can cast the hellish rebuke spell as a 2nd-level spell once with this trait and regain the ability to do so when you finish a long rest. When you reach 5th level, you can cast the darkness spell once with this trait and regain the ability to do so when you finish a long rest. Charisma is your spellcasting ability for these spells.
Languages. You can speak, read, and write Common and Infernal[[Category:5e {{{name}}}s]]
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Height and Weight

Height & Weight [1]
Species Base Height Height Mod Base Weight Weight Mod Average
Tiefling 4' 9" +2d8 110 lbs. x (2d4) lbs. 5' 6" 155 lbs.

Subraces and Variants

11 official and unofficial races.

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  1. Wizards RPG Team. Player's Handbook (5e) (2014-08-19). Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 9780786965601. p. 121.

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