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The Ruunoth are humanoid mammoths native to the island of Ruun Kholmen, physically similar in many ways to the Loxodon found throughout the multiverse. They are tribal and somewhat primitive, and rarely leave the island by their own will, making their existence to the world outside mostly unknown.


Ruunoth tower above most humanoids, usually standing well over two and a half metres tall and often stretching for three and a half. The weight of an adult averages at about 250 kg. They have heads like that of woolly mammoths, complete with tusks and trunk. Their hulking bodies are covered in a thick, rough pelt in colored in a wide spectrum of browns and grays. Their feet are the flat-bottomed and oval-shaped.

Ruunoth usually dress (if dressed at all) in primitive clothing patched together with deer hides or goat skin, with bone details and ornaments. The less primitive tribes have started making clothing out of wool from giant goats. Those who do wear clothes usually only wear them on their lower body, as their thick wool already protects them from the elements.

Playable race:

Ability Scores: Con +2; Str +1 OR Wis +1
Size: Roll 1d20 . If you roll a 20, your size is large. If not, your size is medium
Speed: 30 ft.
Age. Ruunoth mature at a similar rate as humans, but can live up to half a century longer, with the oldest ones reaching about 150 years.

Alignment. Ruunoth come in all varieties, but most tend to adhere to the laws of the tribes while avoiding evil.

Size. Ruunoth usually tower over other humanoids, often reaching heights above three metres. Muscular, fat, and furred, the average weight of a ruunoth is 250 kg. Roll 1d20 . If you roll a 20, your size is large. If not, your size is medium.

Speed. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.

Keen Smell. Thanks to your sensitive trunk, you have advantage on Wisdom (Perception), Wisdom (Survival), and Intelligence (Investigation) checks that involve smell.

Trunk. You have a trunk that can be used to lift a number of pounds equal to five times your Strength score. You can use it to do simple tasks such as: lift, drop, hold, push, or pull an object or a creature. You may also use it to grapple someone, or make an unarmed strike with it.

Your trunk can't wield weapons or shields, nor use tools or magic items, nor perform somatic components of a spell.

Tusks. Your tusks are natural melee weapons, which you can use to make unarmed strikes. If you hit with them, you deal piercing damage equal to 1d6 + your Strength modifier.

Arctic Dweller. You are perfectly acclimated to the cold island of Ruun Kholmen. You are resistant to cold damage. You are also proficient in the Wisdom (Survival) skill when in a snowy climate or cold, mountainous terrain.

Powerful Build. Your size counts as large when determining your default carrying capacity and the weight you can push, drag, or lift.

Languages. You can speak, read, and write Common and Giant. If your intelligence score is at least 12, you can also speak, read, and write elven (Or another language fitting to your background).

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