Sizes other than meduim (5e Variant Rule)

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This rule is intended to provide a single set of rules for PCs of sizes other than medium, as there isn't really any official rules for the differences between PC sizes. This rule is also to fix the issue with the base rule where size doesn't really matter when it comes to weilding weapons, as a creature 1-2 inches tall can weild a longsword as effectivly as a 6ft tall creature, and can possibly take more hits.

Sizes :

  • Tiny - less than 3ft tall, less than 5ft wide/long
  • Small - less than 5ft tall, less than 5ft wide/long
  • Medium - less than 10ft tall, less than 5ft wide/long
  • Large - less than 15ft tall, less than 10ft wide/long
  • Huge - less than 20ft tall, less than 15ft wide/long
  • Gargantuan - more than 20ft tall, more than than 15ft wide/long

Size Traits[edit]

Note: each of the size's traits are compaired to base medium creature traits.

For Tiny sized characters:[edit]

  • Base Movement Speed is 20ft.
  • Base Additional Hit Points Gained Per Level is -2.
  • Base Encumberance is equal to your Strength Score X 3.75.
  • Base Push, Drag and Lift Capacities is equal to your Strength Score X 7.5.

For Small sized characters:[edit]

  • Base Movement Speed is 25ft.
  • Base Additional Hit Points Gained Per Level is -1.
  • Base Encumberance is equal to your Strength Score X 7.5.
  • Base Push, Drag and Lift Capacities is equal to your Strength Score X 15.

For Medium sized characters:[edit]

  • Base Movement Speed is 30ft.
  • Base Additional Hit Points Gained Per Level is 0.
  • Base Encumberance is equal to your Strength Score X 15.
  • Base Push, Drag and Lift Capacities is equal to your Strength Score X 30.

For Large sized characters:[edit]

  • Base Movement Speed is 35ft.
  • Base Additional Hit Points Gained Per Level is +1.
  • Base Encumberance is equal to your Strength Score X 30.
  • Base Push, Drag and Lift Capacities is equal to your Strength Score X 60.
  • Melee Weapons deal an additional 1d4 damage of the same type of damage as the weapon.

For Huge sized characters:[edit]

  • Base Movement Speed is 40ft.
  • Base Additional Hit Points Gained Per Level is +2.
  • Base Encumberance is equal to your Strength Score X 60.
  • Base Push, Drag and Lift Capacities is equal to your Strength Score X 120.
  • Melee Weapons deal an additional 2d4 damage of the same type of damage as the weapon.
  • Melee Weapons have an additional 5ft range.

For Gargantuan sized characters:[edit]

  • Base Movement Speed is 45ft.
  • Base Additional Hit Points Gained Per Level is +3.
  • Base Encumberance is equal to your Strength Score X 120.
  • Base Push, Drag and Lift Capacities is equal to your Strength Score X 240.
  • Melee Weapons deal an additional 3d4 damage of the same type of damage as the weapon.
  • Melee Weapons have an additional 10ft range.

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