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Elrond
2008-02-28, 12:25 AM
i was wondering if any body likes my homebread race the ELFING

Elflings are creatures of the wild being one with nature and its ways making them good druids and other spell casters. Elflings are funny playful creatures of nature. But when angered they can be some of the most frightening and powerful things on the planet.
Personality:
Elflings are exited most of the time and prefer to be in trouble than to be bored. They are well known for being troublemakers and pranksters. But most Elflings are good at singing, dancing and spell casting.
Physical Description:
Elflings stand about 3 feet tall and usually weigh about 30 to 35 pounds. They have pale smooth skin and long black or green hair.
They have long and narrow eyes with colour ranging from blue to red. Most elfling males have a moustache or a goatee but barley any have a beard. They like to wear elegant yet simple clothing. An Elfling reaches adulthood at the age of 110 years.
Relations:
Elflings get along nicely with elves and halflings. They tend to look down at humans knowing there lust for power will destroy them. They look at half-orcs as big ugly brutes with a lake of intelligence. Elflings have never got along with dwarfs. They think of gnomes as there distant relatives but not as their friends.
Alignment:
Elflings despise the lore so are mostly chaotic and tend toward good.
Elfling lands:
Elflings donít have lands of their own but they mostly live in Elven or halfling lands.
Religion:
The chief Elfling deity is Jebas, the almighty god of the universe. Jebas promises good fortune, protection and guidance for all those who worship him. Elflings also worship other lesser gods such as Dallah Thaun sifter of Yondalla god of the halflings, Correllon Laethian and Wee Jas god of death and magic.
Language:
Elflings speak a intricate and very hard to learn language called Elfling.
Names:
Elflings have a given name, and possibly a nickname
Male elfling names:
Himo, Ivellios, Arimal, Milo, Eldon, Roscoe, Nimble, Seebo, Elfunzo, Zook, Merozon.
Female elfling names:
Vandania, Shamil, Alenia, Lenia, Emen, Cora, Verna, Seraphina, Lidda
Nicknames:
Brushgather, Thorngage, Aleshosh, Moonwhisper, Galanodel
Adventurers:
Elflings are curries creatures who are always up for an adventure.

Elfling Racial traits
∑ +2 dexterity, -2 constitution, +2 charisma.
∑ Small: as a small creature Elflings gain a +1 size modifier to AC, a +1 size modifier to attack roles and a +4 size modifier on hide checks, but she uses smaller weapons than humans use, and her carrying limits are three quarters of those of a medium sized character.
∑ An Elflings base land speed is 20 feet
∑ +2 racial bonus on climb, jump and move silently checks
∑ Low light vision: an elfling can see twice as far as a human can in starlight, moonlight, torchlight, and similar conditions of poor illumination. She retains the ability to distinguish colour and derail in these conditions.
∑ Weapon proficiency: Elflings receive the martial weapon proficiency feats for the longsword, rapier, longbow (including composite longbow) and shortbow (including composite longbow) as bonus feats.
∑ Automatic languages: Common, Elfling, and Halfling. Bonus languages: Draconic, Gnoll, Goblin, Orc, Elven, Sylvin, undercommon, Jebanisian, Giant, Mork, Terran and Dwarven
∑ +2 racial bonus on, Listen, Search and spot checks
∑ Favoured class: Sorcerer

Hazkali
2008-02-28, 01:54 PM
Right, firstly, Thor blessed mankind with bold, italic and underline for a reason...

I would say as written this is too good for a LA +0 race, but probably too poor for a LA+1 race. It includes a significant number of the bonuses of both elf and halfling, as well as having an unequal ability score modification. It is perfect for many roles, including skilful melee (rogue, swashbuckler etc) due to a lack of strength penalty.

My personal recommendation would be to drop three of the skills which have bonuses and remove the immunity to sleep effects, and that should (to my mind) bring it in-line with Elf and Halfling.

Rigon
2008-02-28, 06:33 PM
as for the "Elfling Racial traits":
∑ +2 dexterity, -2 constitution, +2 charisma, -2 wisdom or -2 strength.
∑ Small: as a small creature Elflings gain a +1 size modifier to AC, a +1 size modifier to attack roles and a +4 size modifier on hide checks, but she uses smaller weapons than humans use, and her carrying limits are three quarters of those of a medium sized character.
∑ An Elflings base land speed is 20 feet
∑ +2 racial bonus on climb, jump and move silently checks
∑ +2 racial bonus on, Listen, Search and spot checks
remove Immunity to magic sleep effects and +2 racial saving throw bonus against enchantment spells or effects
∑ Low light vision: an elfling can see twice as far as a human can in starlight, moonlight, torchlight, and similar conditions of poor illumination. She retains the ability to distinguish colour and derail in these conditions.
remove Weapon proficiency: Elflings receive the martial weapon proficiency feats for the longsword, rapier, longbow (including composite longbow) and shortbow (including composite longbow) as bonus feats.
add Weapon proficiency short sword and short bow.
∑ Automatic languages: Common, Elfling, and Elven(rule of mother: when cross breeding dogs of different sizes be sure that the female is the bigger one or it might die when giving birth to the babies). Bonus languages: Halfling, Sylvan, Fey (enough is enough. don't start adding a million language to a race)
∑ Favoured class: not Sorcerer but rather ROGUE (small + mischievous + nimble = ROGUE)

AND BY THE GODS PLEASE DON'T START EACH SENTENCE WITH "ELFLINGS"!