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Shadar-Kai Elf Bear Totem Barbarian Resistance [duplicate]

If a player is a Shadar-Kai Elf and plays a Bear Totem Barbarian, would the raging damage type resistance stack with the Shadar-Kai teleport resistance?
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Do Shadar-kai retain their memory after their death and how do they resurrect (are they born as an infant or as from a Resurrection spell)?

In the book Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes, we are presented with the prehistory of the raven queen and the subrace of the Shadar-kai elves. The book says that the Shadar-kai are not afraid of death, ...
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What offspring would result from a high elf mother and a shadar-kai elf father?

I got into a debate with one of my players. They claimed that their character having a (full) high elf mother and a (full) shadar-kai elf father would be considered a high half-elf, and should use the ...
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Are Shadar-Kai official in D&D 5e and which supplement can they be found in?

I saw this post which states that the Shadar-Kai are now an official elf subrace in 5e, but all the online references I could find were for previous editions, UA, or homebrew. Can anyone tell me if ...
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How have the Shadar-kai changed over the editions and is there any consistency to be found in the lore between editions?

In D&D 5e, the Shadar-kai are a sub-race of elves. However, it seems that in 4e, the Shadar-kai were humans. In both cases, they lived in the Shadowfell and served the Raven Queen, so it doesn't ...
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Are Shadar-Kai and Shadow Elves the same?

Now that Shadar-Kai are officially elves in 5e D&D, is there an official source or even semi-official (WOTC tweets, Designer blogs / podcasts / videos, Unearthed Arcana, etc.) that links these ...