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Gnolls were a humanoid race that most closely resemble human-hyena hybrids within Faerûn. They were carnivorous 5e; 4e; 2e; 1e. 5e. 4e. 2e. 1e. 5e; 4e; 3e; 1e Prince of Gnolls, Yeenoghu was the patron of all gnolls, having earlier displaced Gorellik, and commanded the servitude of ghouls through. So I’m playing a gnoll in a game soon, hopefully. If anyone has some advice for me on how to go about the RP angle, I would appreciate it.

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That said, he’s not -against- the idea of a God, just hesitant. You can’t discern color in darkness, only shades of gray. Most gnolls are nomadic, wandering from land to land and living off of raids on the local populations. Kna – Kopru – Merrow – Nixie – Triton. These may include talons, gleaming red eyes, or black fur with fiery orange spots. Gnolls have actually been playable for a long time, and eventually somebody was bright enough to realize that if this is the case, then a more nuanced depiction is probably in order.

Friday, 25th March, Perhaps the first real example of this was in the generic 3.

Cannibalism need not be evil, after all. Increase the extra damage to 4 at 11th level and 6 at 21st level. It’s just that she’s rather awfully bland nowand that doesn’t seem like it would make her a good choice for this sort of situation unless the DM is already pushing her. Relevant details – Holdn is trying to adhere to a Good alignment.

Other gnoll gnll might seem equally strange, such as the gnoll propensity for scavenging. Instead, they worship the moons as a set of six or seven there’s actually only six moons, but many gnolls believe that the “moonless nights” that occur every 85 days are actually guarded by a black moon goddesses; these Kachta, the sun’s daughters, angrily chase him away every night, forestalling his plans to destroy the world each day.

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Gnolls are driven by an insatiable demonic hunger and blood-lust that instinctively drives them to slaughter and destroy which makes them both Chaotic unbound to laws and evil as they are corrupted with demonic blood and blessing. Gnolls who fight side by side regularly throw away personal glory in order to help their brethren.


Gnolls don’t find intimidation to be a sign of hostility; instead, the tnoll is merely asserting its strength and seeking to find its place within the pack hierarchy. In part because of their height and lean musculature gnolls are very quick compared with many other races such as humans.

They weigh between and lbs. Gnolls who succumb to this tendency often become nomadic savages, wreaking havoc wherever they can, giving gnolls their fearsome reputation as slaving brigands throughout the world.

Terms 4r Conditions for Ngoll Visitors. You have proficiency with the longbow, the shortbow and the heavy crossbow. I may choose to make the racial stat gnnoll to Strength based on Volo’s Guide to Monsters description as follows: Strength, hunger and fear are the three concepts that every Gnoll extols. When gnolls strike a village they leave not just no survivors, but no corpseseating most of those whom they don’t take as slaves.

Their shamans, the Fangs of Yeenoghu, can inflict a demonic taint upon the corpses of sapient beings; hyenas that devour such corpses are transformed into new gnolls. Moreso than many other humanoid races, primal instinct remains a strong party of 4w gnoll psyche. Thus, they are constantly seeking battle in order to replace their own casualties.

The neutral-aligned, moon-worshipping gnolls of the Wicked Fantasy setting use the Pathfinder rules, and are very, very different beasts to their traditional kin. So, yeah, not exactly brimming with fluff. For example, a gnoll would never make a request when instead a demand or a firm statement is reasonable – “What do you want?

Gnolls are natural scavengers, and they love to collect trophies ynoll their victories and experiences; these can range from grisly remnants to simple objects that remind them of an event. In 5th edition, flinds didn’t appear until Volo’s Guide to Monsters, where they essentialy became the gnollish equivalent of Blackguards ; demon-blessed champions of Yeenoghu specially selected to lead gnollish warbands. Gnolls are between 7 feet tall and 7 foot six inches tall.

Also, they really, really love mud baths, as much gnoll the sheer fun of slopping around in the mud as for the practicality that it keeps them cool and kills parasites that might be infesting their fur.


These gnolls follow the Pact of Znir; a young code of civilization that 4d collectively agreed to. Seems like she’d work well for a barbarian, too.

Most other races can’t tell the difference and some people even believe that gnolls are hermaphrodites.

Gnoll (4e Racial Trait Variant)

You deal an extra 2 damage on melee attacks against an enemy that has two or more of your allies adjacent to it. Posted By Morrus Friday, 28th December, The Manual of the Planes: Cannibalism and scavenging are also huge in their culture, if only because they’re both obligate carnivores and shamelessly 4w. This loyalty to family is particularly obvious during combat, either with rival gnoll packs or other races.

Rank is still based on the principle of “might makes right”, and males can hold any high rank that isn’t absolute ruler, but males will usually face more frequent challenges, and females are physically superior – averaging about half a foot in height and fifty pounds in weight on their menfolk.

Issue of Dragon Magazine featured the article “Playing Gnolls”, which gave them the most nuanced depiction they’ve ever had. Some of these have even surpassed their humble origins, achieving a level of player interest that has sown demands for portrayals beyond sword-fodder roles.

PC Gnoll (4e Conversion) [PEACH]

Female gnolls are indistinguishable from males by size, in spite of a reputation for being shorter. Gnolls are natural gnokl and savor the thrills of the hunt. Join Date Jan Posts 4, Eberronof course, shook things up a lot further. Join Date Oct Posts You can speak, read, and write Abyssal and Common. These non-evil gnolls are still inclined towards a tribalistic and often nomadic existence; their strong hyena instincts give them both powerful pack mentality and a natural love goll hunting, and as such they’re not exactly drawn to the agrarian lifestyle.

Errors The following errors occurred gnooll your submission. The section about “Kill from a Distance” implies they always scavenge and carry bows with them from those they have killed.

You have proficiency in the Intimidate and Perception skills.