Questions tagged [human]

Humans are the "default" race in many settings. Humans are frequently characterized as the most generic of species in those settings, though they sometimes are depicted as more versatile or learning/adapting more quickly than other races. They typically resemble real-life humans.

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How do Human Traits Work?

I'm a relatively new player to the D&D scene. I'm creating a human ranger and was puzzled at the logistics of human traits, and I can't seem to find the answer anywhere, although I might just be ...
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How do I apply the Mark of Making dragonmark to a variant human in Eberron?

I am confused on how to apply the dragonmark variant on a human in Eberron, specifically the Mark of Making from the Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron. Do the dragonmark features (from p. 101) completely ...
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Is there a way for me to use souls to expand my life? [closed]

I have an idea for a wacky D&D 3.5 character. She is a human wizard, but, she is over 1500 years old. Is there any way that she can expand her own life span or make her eternally young? I was ...
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When are prerequisites checked for the Variant Human's feat?

The steps to generate a character are: Choose a Race Choose a Class Determine Ability Scores ... A player choosing Variant Human as race gets a feat in step 1. However many feats have prerequisites ...
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What human ethnicities exist in other settings besides the Forgotten Realms?

There are 9 human ethnicities mentioned in the PHB (pages 30-31): Calishite, Chondathan, Damaran, Illuskan, Mulan, Rashemi, Shou, Tethyrian, Turami. PHB says (under "Human Names and Ethnicities" on ...
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In AL can humans choose an exotic language as starting language?

In AL can humans choose an exotic language as starting language? We know that it is possible to obtain exotic languages through the background and that it is allowed learn them, but can you already ...
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Can a human assist on darkness perception checks?

Let's say an elf is making a perception check at night. A human decides to try and assist the elf. The elf has dark vision, while the human does not. Can the human even help the elf? Because if the ...
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Can a Human Variant start with stacked proficiencies?

So the Human Variant in 5E D&D gets two different ability points, proficiency in one skill and a feat. Let's say that human is a cleric with acolyte background. He takes a double dose of religion ...
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Does any way to negate humans' need for sleep exist?

While staying human (so no altering the character into undead or constructs, or polymorphing into an elf) and keeping the ability to take Rests, is there any way to completely negate a human's need ...
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How can a human be viable in an Underdark-focused game?

A group of friends and I started playing a campaign that's entirely spent in the Underdark. My character is a level 3 variant human Battle Master fighter, and is the only one who doesn't have ...