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The great soldier race of the Empire, the lizardfold have breed courage and
great strength into their bloodlines. Unlike wild lizardmen, these
warriors use sophisticated combat techniques and are known as efficient war
leaders throughout the realm. Blessed by the god Merrshaulk, these
warriors share in the unity of the triumvirate of the Empire.
Seldom do they ever leave the structured ranks of the Empire, but adult
lizardfolk have been known to wander far from others of their race on solo
quests. Their natural animosity towards "lesser" examples of
their species has let them to decimate entire tribes of wild lizardfold.
It is widely believed that their ancestral deity Semuanya long ago lost
Traykon's lizardfolk to Merrshaulk and their ascension in prominence has led
Semuanya to abandon Traykon completely.
A lizardfolk is usually 6 to 7 feet tall with green, gray, or brown scales.
Its tail is used for balance and is 3 to 4 feet long. A lizardfolk can weigh
from 200 to 250 pounds. Lizardfolk reach maturity by age 14, are middle
aged at 30, considered old at 60, and have an expected lifespan of 70.
+2 Strength, +2 Constitution, –2
- A lizardfolk’s base
land speed is 30 feet.
- Racial Hit Dice: A
lizardfolk begins with two levels of humanoid, which provide 2d8 Hit Dice, a
base attack bonus of +1, and base saving throw bonuses of Fort +0, Ref +3, and
- Racial Skills: A
lizardfolk’s humanoid levels give it skill points equal to 5 x (2
+ Int modifier, minimum 1). Its class skills are Balance, Jump, and Swim. Because of their tails, Lizardfolk have a +4 racial bonus on Balance, Jump, and Swim checks.
- Racial Feats: A
lizardfolk’s humanoid levels give it one feat.
- Weapon and Armor Proficiency: A lizardfolk is automatically proficient with simple weapons and
shields regardless of class.
- +5 natural armor bonus.
- Natural Weapons: 2 claws
(1d4) and bite (1d4).
- Special Qualities: Hold
Breath (A lizardfolk
can hold its breath for a number of rounds equal to four times its
Constitution score before it risks drowning.)
- Automatic Languages:
Common, Draconic. Bonus Languages: Aquan, Goblin, Gnoll, Orc.
- Favored Class: Fighter.
- Level adjustment +1.