Duergar, Variant (5e Subrace)

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Grey Dwarf (Duergar)[edit]

Once a proud race of dwarves, years of slavery to mind flayers chiseled any honor or warmth from them, as the years in the Underdark greyed their skin. They are now a race of slavers, scavenging any material whether organic, mineral, or sentient, from the depths of the Underdark.

Most of them have skin of ashen grey, their hair is usually white, and are almost always bald including females.

After generations of breathing in the air of the Underdark, the Duergar seem to have absorbed some of it's magic allowing them to enlarge themselves into large hulking warriors for a short time, or slip away into the darkness if the need arises.

Ability Score Increase. Your Strength score increases by 1
Superior Darkvision. Your darkvision has a radius of 120 feet.
Sunlight Sensitivity. You have disadvantage on attack rolls and on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on sight when you, the target of your attack, or whatever you are trying to perceive is in direct sunlight.
Duergar Magic. At 3rd level you can cast the enlarge/reduce spell on yourself once (enlarge only). At 5th level you can cast the invisibility spell on yourself once. You regain all uses of these spells after a long rest, or a short or long rest if you are in the Underdark. Your spellcasting ability for these spells is Intelligence.
Duergar Resilience. You have advantage on saving throws against illusions and against being charmed or paralyzed.


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