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Gnolls were a humanoid race that most closely resemble human-hyena hybrids within Faerûn. They were carnivorous 5e; 4e; 2e; 1e. 5e. 4e. 2e. 1e. 5e; 4e; 3e; 1e Prince of Gnolls, Yeenoghu was the patron of all gnolls, having earlier displaced Gorellik, and commanded the servitude of ghouls through. So I’m playing a gnoll in a game soon, hopefully. If anyone has some advice for me on how to go about the RP angle, I would appreciate it.

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Friday, 25th March, Ghuunas never really caught on.

You have advantage on an attack roll against a creature if at least one of 4r allies is within 5 feet gnll the creature and the ally isn’t incapacitated.

They mostly went ignored afterwards; a 3e translation finally arrived in Dungeon Magazine They give birth to litters of pups after a 6 month pregnancy, and usually these are then abandoned to the care of wetnurses and slaves in the pack’s current creche. Doesn’t sound like a bad idea at all, Swordgleam.

Gnoll (4e Racial Trait Variant)

Gnolls have very short lifespans when compared with other sapient humanoids, living only 30 or so years on average and maturing to adulthood at a remarkable speed. Many other races find the gnoll psyche feral and aggressive, male and female equally, [2] and the behavioral tendencies of the race can certainly give this impression.

They’re also matrilinear and egalitarian, following the leadership of the strongest gnoll in the clan regardless of their sex – and in many clans, it’s the women who grow bigger and stronger than the men. Heroic Tier Feats Any feat in the following section is available to a character of any level who meets the prerequisites.

Ads by Project Wonderful! I would definitely be interested in the idea of an ‘otherness’ to him.


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These gnolls follow the Pact of Znir; a young code of civilization that they collectively agreed to. Privacy policy About 1d4chan Disclaimers Mobile view. Likewise, these gnolls remain aggressive and quick to anger, meaning visitors should be careful not to offend.

Reading the thread again to update. Dagnyr is a gnoll ranger. If you can’t tell, I’m not so much a fan of the primal classes.

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When separated from their own kind, gnolls seek a surrogate pack and are loyal to those they choose as friends. Retrieved from ” https: When the gnoll reduces a creature to 0 hit points with a melee attack on its turn, the gnoll can take a bonus action to move up to half its speed and make a bite attack.

They are nocturnal, shunning the sun as a cruel and evil god who wants to wipe out all life, and worshipping the six moons of their world as benevolent and caring protective goddesses.

They’re mostly remembered for being cannibalistic “flind” apparently means “eater of gnolls” in the gnoll tongue and for wielding solid-iron nunchuks called “flindbars”, which gave them the aggravatingly cheap ability to force your PCs to save vs. There are even indications that some gnolls take this practice a step further, actually raiding graveyards for fresh corpses to feed on.

And a few settings, most-notably Eberron and Wicked Fantasyhave at least attempted to round them off a little. Gnolls who fight side by side regularly throw away personal glory gnool order to help their brethren.

Does he want to hunt down demonkind for them perverting his wife’s morals? They were given a rather slap-dash generic evil humanoid lore, with about the most notably things being a profound laziness that leads to a reliance on slavery, and a particular fondness for cannibalism. Proficiency in Stealth perhaps giving a choice of two skills Choose ynoll from Stealth, Intimidate and Perceptionchanging the Dexterity racial bonus to Strength.


In part because of their height and lean musculature gnolls are very quick compared with many other races such as humans. Revenant – Shade – Vryloka.

In the earliest editions, they were actually created by Gorellik, a giant hyena-like lesser member of the Giant ‘s pantheon, but he was such a lazy, disinterested, stupid god that Yeenoghu was able to steal the gnolls away from him and he never even noticed. In some cases these gnolls might even come to befriend or at least peacefully interact with the members of other races, offering their services as trappers or hunters.

Pack and family bonds are important to them, and while they might squabble to establish lines of dominance, between such challenges gnolls are steadfast allies. Though some pay only nominal reverence many gnolls are fanatically devoted to their dark overlord and it is his influence which is one of the primary cause of gnoll savagery.

PC Gnoll (4e Conversion) [PEACH]

Another common trait of gnolls, that of scavenging, is taken to new levels by gnolls who live in the wild as most do. These non-evil gnolls are still inclined towards a tribalistic and often nomadic existence; their strong hyena instincts give them both powerful pack mentality 4s a natural love of hunting, and as such they’re not exactly drawn to the agrarian lifestyle.

Reset Fields Log in. I may choose to make the racial stat bonus to Strength based e4 Volo’s Guide to Monsters description as follows: When their strength leaves them, it is a sudden and catastrophic decline.