Chains of Heaven (5e Race)
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Chains of Heaven
|“||I'm nothing more than a weapon you wield. How you treat and what you think of your weapon are all up to you, right?||”|
|—Enkidu, the Chains of Heaven|
|A chain of fate, [Source].|
The chains of heaven are able to take a wide array of forms, but their preferred form is that of a youthful humanoid with long, beautiful hair that would make royals jealous. It is hard to tell the gender of the chains of heaven at first glance. This is partly due to them having an androgynous voice, paired with their face which can be described as beautiful and elegant yet at the same time gives off a strange and uncomfortable atmosphere. While their face looks human, it also appears inhuman due to the fact that it looks "too perfect." While the feeling cannot be put into words and it is not immediately apparent to the eye, their form evokes a similar feeling in the observer as a golem constructed by magic users.
Chains of Heaven are tools constructed by the gods in order to bind the earth to the heavens or perhaps more accurately to bind mortals to the gods. They are born from the clod of earth, then shaped by hands of the Gods,. At this stage in life it was neither male nor female, but merely a monster made of mud that descended onto the earth and awoke in the wilderness.
The Chains of Heaven hold a great appreciation of nature and will often become lost in thought staring at stunning natural landscapes, completely ignoring those around them. Though this is not to say that they have a dislike of the mortal races but rather are fascinated by them and their belief that their Intelligence makes them separate to nature and thus the gods themselves.
Chains of Heaven Names
Chains of Heaven Traits
A Race based off of Enkidu from the fate franchise
Ability Score Increase. Your Dexterity score increases by 2 and one ability score of your choice by 1
Age. Due to being a tool of the gods formed from clay you will never age.
Alignment. The alignment of the Chains of Heaven is heavily influenced by those around them but start out as True Neutral
Size. The chains of heaven can control their size but are classed as a medium creature.
Speed. Your base walking speed is 35 feet.
Weapon of the Gods. You gain proficiency in Athletics or Acrobatics.
Living Construct. Even though you were constructed, you are a living creature. You are immune to diseases. You do not need to eat or breathe, but you can ingest food and drink if you wish. Instead of sleeping, you enter an inactive state for 4 hours each day. You do not dream in this state; you are fully aware of your surroundings and notice approaching enemies and other events as normal.
Natural Armor. When you aren't wearing armor, your AC is 13 + your Dexterity modifier. You can use your natural armor to determine your AC if the armor you wear would leave you with a lower AC. A shield's benefits apply as normal while you use your natural armor.
Chains of Heaven. You can summon chains that are mentally controlled by you. Your chains are natural weapons with the reach property, which you can use to make unarmed strikes. If you hit with them, you deal piercing damage equal to 1d4 + your Strength or Dexterity modifier or grapple a creature no more than one size larger than you , instead of the bludgeoning damage normal for an unarmed strike.
Languages. You can speak, read and write Common and Celestial