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Can I reskin a Tabaxi as a canine in AL?

The Adventurers League FAQ addresses a question about exactly this topic: reskinning races. You can find the latest version in the "D&D Adventurers League DM & Player Pack" on DMsGuild; the ...
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What is the relation between Tabaxi and ordinary cats?

Tabaxi were created at least partially in the image of cats According to Volo's Guide to Monsters, tabaxi were created by a specific divine figure called the Cat Lord (p.113). Thus, tabaxi are not ...
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Can a Tabaxi's Feline Agility be used with the Haste spell's doubled speed?

It all stacks You've quoted all the relevant bits so, as long as the character moves, their movement effectively with haste becomes 280. They've heavily invested in this build, so let them squeeze as ...
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Does teleportation count as movement for a Tabaxi's Feline Agility trait?

Movement is a defined term in the game. On pages 181-182 of the PHB it goes into how movement works. Teleportation doesn't use movement or speed, so you could teleport via misty step, dimension door ...
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Do Tabaxi regain the use of their Feline Agility trait if they get up from being knocked prone but don't move to a different space?

Getting up from prone uses movement, but is not the same as moving. The Tabaxi's Feline Agility trait states (VGtM, p. 115): Once you use this trait, you can’t use it again until you move 0 feet on ...
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How does a Tabaxi or Tortle Monk's claws affect monk unarmed attack damage?

Both tabaxi and tortles use the following phrasing: Your claws are natural weapons, which you can use to make unarmed strikes. If you hit with them, you deal slashing damage equal to 1d4 + your ...
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Is there a way to increase the damage done by the claw attack for a Tabaxi?

Two basic ways: increase stats, increase number of attacks One of the features of D&D 5e is that weapons have fixed damage dice unless they have the versatile property: their utility with one ...
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Does teleportation count as movement for a Tabaxi's Feline Agility trait?

No, it does not. All forms of teleportation in the game use actions (or bonus actions, or maybe reactions) to use; none of them use movement, and thus none of them would prevent recharging the Feline ...
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How would "Broken Fangs" be spoken in the Tabaxi language, or how can I make that up properly?

Tabaxi speak Common Tabaxi as a player race are described in Volo's Guide to Monsters starting on page 113. Their Language trait states: Languages. You can speak, read, and write Common and one other ...
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What happened in Maztica to make Tabaxi emigrate?

Disclaimer: The following is speculation based on information about other areas that suffered a similar fate. There is precious little information available about Maztica, especially in this regard. ...
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New to D&D, a little unsure about character creation stats

Ability Scores Your ability scores can't be right - without a racial bonus (or a feat as a Variant Human), there is no way for an ability score to be 19 as a starting character. Saving Throws It ...
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Are there any instances of any rules for Tabaxi that say they only need 4 hours of rest?

Tabaxi were not in 3rd or 4th edition and appear to have been only monsters prior to that, so I think it's unlikely your player is thinking of a rule from a prior edition. What I can find about 2nd ...
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How does a Tabaxi or Tortle Monk's claws affect monk unarmed attack damage?

The monk's Martial Arts feature says (PHB 78, emphasis mine): You can roll a d4 in place of the normal damage of your unarmed strike or monk weapon. Both the racial trait and the class feature ...
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What is known about tabaxi language and terminology, particularly the word "tabaxi" and the name of the Cat Lord?

It did originate from the cat people themselves, in fact different types of them (leopard men vs jaguar men) pronounced it differently according to an article in Dragon Magazine issue 93 in 1985 and ...
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For a magically shorter tabaxi, which stats do I adjust?

You could compare to the Halfling race in the PHB, which is an official race that has only a small size. The only traits of this race that are clearly down to their size is their speed of 25 feet and ...
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What happened in Maztica to make Tabaxi emigrate?

Amn happened. Read in the Maztica Campaign Set (AD&D 2e) and the wikis on the net on how they enslaved the people and they not only willingly migrated but were shipped as slaves to Chult. Also ...
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Does teleportation count as movement for a Tabaxi's Feline Agility trait?

No, teleportation doesn't involve movement unless it says it does The dimension door spell description states, in part: You teleport yourself from your current location to any other spot within range....
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