Remove these ads. Join the Worldbuilders Guild

Githyanki

The Githyanki are an ancient race of martial humanoids who reside on the Astral Plane. From their astral citadels, they launch countless raids against unfortunate Material Plane lands, carrying off plunder and slaves to serve them in their extraplanar castles. Widely known as planar travelers and marauders, githyanki venture to all corners of the multiverse in search of power and wealth.   While others may find them caustic and condescending, githyanki are often ambitious, clever, and uncomplaining in adversity - qualities that make them well suited to the vicissitudes of the adventurer's life. They are not particularly loyal allies and make few friends, but they are fearsome and tireless foes.   Githyanki society is martial, with both males and females training heavily in magic and sword fighting. Although they are loyal to each other, they are also fiercely individualistic.   Githyanki have little use for deities, but all must pay homage to the terrible lich-queen who rules their race. The lich-queen is not a deity and grants no spells to her followers, but she jealously destroys any githyanki who openly venerates a god.  

Clan Names

Druustya, Fiden-sither, Githom-vaas, Totherka, Saamasal, Zuriith-movya  

Masculine Names

Baarya, Duuth, Fiden, Flomm, Kastya, Klavya, Saath, Zith, Zomm  

Feminine Names

Amith, Efromm, Ifrith, Iliss, Olavya, Ummon, Usamm, Ysviden  

Githyanki Stats and Abilities

Ability Score Increase: Your Dexterity score increases by 2, and your Intelligence score increases by 1.
Size: Your size is Medium.
Speed: Your base walking speed is 30 feet.
Languages: You can speak, read, and write one human language (commonly Westerling/Common) and Gith.
Innate Psionic: You know the Mage Hand cantrip. The hand summoned by this spell is invisible. You can cast the Jump spell once per day. Once you reach 3rd level, you can also cast Nondetection on yourself once per day. Once you reach 5th level, you can cast the spell Misty Step once per day. These spells are psionic powers, and therefore do not need material components. Intelligence is your spellcasting ability for these spells.
Psionic Interaction: You have proficiency in Perception and the Intimidate skill.

Githyanki.jpg
Lifespan
72‒120 years. While on the Astral Plane they do not age.   Average Height
5′5″‒6′11″   Average Weight
124‒280 lb   Languages
Gith
One Human Language

Remove these ads. Join the Worldbuilders Guild

Comments

Please Login in order to comment!
15 Oct, 2020 22:02

Great Article Iyenrithe,I think the pics are awesome..   I found one spelling error...but she jealously destroys -and- githyanki who openly venerates a god....any instead of and,just a little miss-type.   Aemon

15 Oct, 2020 22:23

Thanks, and fixed. I try to proof-read but am far from perfect. The art is from Baldurs Gate 3!