Goliath-Drow (4e Race)

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The Goliaths of the mountains is united with the Drow of the Underdark

Racial Traits
Average Height: 5’6”–6’9”
Average Weight: 150 - 320 lb.
Ability Scores: Variable
Size: Medium
Speed: 6 squares
Vision: Darkvision
Languages: Common, Elven, Giant or Dwarven
Fey Origin: Your ancestors were native to the Feywild, so you count as a fey creature for the purposes of effects that relate to creature origin.
Dark Mountain's Tenacity: you have a +1 racial bonus to Will
Darkness Goliath-Drow

Ability Scores: +2 Dexterity, +2 Wisdom or Strength
Skill Bonuses: +2 Stealth, +2 Perception
Trance: Your race has no need for sleep. Instead you meditate for 4 hours while aware of your surroundings to gain the same benefit others gain from 6 hours of sleep as an extended rest.
Fey Speed: You have a +1 racial bonus to speed.
Heritage of Darkness: Select Dark Fire or Cloud of Darkness as a racial encounter power, in addition you can take Drow racial feats

Mountain Goliath-Drow

Ability Scores: +2 Strength, +2 Constitution or Charisma
Skill Bonuses: +2 Athletics, +2 Endurance
Powerful Athlete: When you make an Athletics check to jump or climb, roll twice and use either result.
Heritage of Mountains: You have the Stone's Endurance racial encounter power, in addition you can take Goliath racial feats

Play a Goliath-Drow if you want...

  • To be extremely versatile
  • To be a special snowflake
  • To be a member of a race that favors Fighter,Barbarian,Ranger,Paladin classes.

Physical Qualities[edit]

A Goliath-Drow resemble more the race of the mother, those that have a Goliath mother are Mountain Goliath-Drow, they are similar to Goliath but with a darker skin and pale patches, and those that have a drow mother are Darkness Goliath-Drow, they are similar to Drow with blue or green eyes, sometimes they have darker hair too. They can live for 250-300 years.

Playing a Goliath-Drow[edit]

Darkness Goliath-Drow tends to be more good-natured than Drow, they are seen as a "weak" offspring and for that they are despised, is not rare that they go in the surface in search of adventures or simply to flee the Drow society. Mountain Goliath-Drow tends to be more Rebellious that Goliath, but they are accepted, except when they become a threat to the tribe.

Goliath-Drow Characteristics: Competitive, Arrogant, Rebellious, Powerful, Daring

Male Names: Any Drow or Goliath male name

Female Names: Any Drow or Goliath female name

Goliath-Drow Adventurers[edit]

Three sample Goliath-Drow adventurers are described below.

Kelnozz is a Darkness Goliath-Drow fighter, he was born in a Drow city, he was seen by the family as a "weak" offspring, but because he was a superb warrior of the house, he was tolerated. But Kelnozz acknowledged that he has nothing to do with Drow and then fled in search of the father in the surface .

Vimak is a Mountain Goliath-Drow Barbarian, he was born in a Goliath tribe, he was very arrogant and rebellious, he was seen as a danger for his tribe and for that he was exiled, now he wander around the surface, in search of adventures.

Thotham is Darkness Goliath-Drow , he was born in Goliath tribe, he recently know by his Goliath father that his Drow mother was good-natured. When she acknowledge that the father of her child is a Goliath, she fled from the underdark, scared by the fate of her child, she was sure that he would be assassinated, when she arrived at the Father tribe she died after give birth to his son. Now Thotham is an ranger adventurer inspired by courage of her mother and the training of his father.

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