Half-Elf DnD 5E Race

The half elf dnd 5e race walking in two worlds but it does not belongs to either, these half-elves could combine what some of them say are the best qualities of their personal elf and also the human parents: the human curiosity, inventiveness and also the ambition tempered by some types of refined senses, love of nature, and artistic tastes of the elves. Actually, some of those half-elves be living among those humans, even set apart with their emotional and also physical differences.

Actually, watching to the friends and also to the loved ones age during the time barely touches them. Actually, the others can live with the elves, growing restless like they do reach to the adulthood in the timeless elven realms, during their peers would continue to be live like a children. Many of those half-elves and unable to fit into either a society, choose lives of solitary wandering or else can be joined with other misfits and even to the outcasts in an adventuring life.

Of Two Worlds

To all of the humans, these half-elves would be looking like the elves, and simultaneously to these elves, they look like the humans. In a height, they actually were on a par with both of the parents, even though they are neither as slender as elves not as broad as humans too.

They normally range from under 5 feet to about 6 feet tall, and also from 100 to 180 pounds, but with the men only slightly taller and also be heavier than the women half-elf. Basically, the half-elf men normally has facial hair and also sometimes they grow beards for the mask their elven ancestry.

So, the half-elven coloration and also the features lie somewhere in between their human and also in their elf parents, actually thus shows some variety even more pronounced than which has found among the either races. They do tend to be have the eyes of those elven parents.

Diplomats or Wanderers

These half-elves does not have any lands of in their own, although they are most welcome in the human cities and also somewhat less welcome in an elven forest. In the large cities in some regions wherever the elves and also the humans could be interacted frequently, those half-elves were sometimes numerous enough for forming small communities of their own. They always do enjoy the company of other half-elves, but the only people those who truly understand what it is to be live in between these two worlds.

In most of the parts of the world, even though, the half-elves are most common enough which one might be living for the years without meeting an another. But some of those half-elves prefer to be avoided the company altogether, wandering the wilds as trappers, foresters, hunters, or adventurers and visiting civilization only seldomly. Such as the elves, they’re driven by the wanderlust which comes of their longevity. Others, in the contrast, throw themselves into the thick of the society, even by putting their charisma and also the social skills to be great to use in a diplomatic roles or as swindlers.

Half-Elf Names

These half-elves normally uses either human or else the elven naming conventions. Like if to emphasize which they do not really fit in to either of the society and half-elves raised among those humans are frequently given the elven names, and even those who’re raised among the elves frequently take the human names.

So many of these half-elves can be learn at the early age for getting along with everyone, and also defusing the hostility and even finding the common ground. Being a race, they do have the elven grace without the elven aloofness and also the human energy without the human boorishness. They do frequently make an excellent ambassadors and even go-betweens (but (except in between the elves and humans, since each side suspects the half-elf of favoring the other)

Half-Elf Variants

Some of the half-elves in the Faerûn do have the racial trait in a specific place of the skill Versatility trait. Sometimes, if your Dungeon Master (DM) allows it, and also your half-elf character can be forgo the skill Versatility and even instead of taking the elf trait keen senses or else a trait based on your elf parentage:

Half-Elf Traits (Features)

Basically, your half-elf character can has some of the qualities in common with the elves and also some of that are unique to the half-elves.

Ability Score Increase

Being a half-elf race your charisma score would increases by 2, and two other ability scores of your choice increase by 1.


These half-elves can be matured at the same rate that humans do and reach the adulthood almost around the age of 20. They can live more longer than the humans, however, most frequently exceeding 180 years.


These half-elves can share the chaotic bent most of their elven heritage. They give value for both of personal freedom and also the creative expression,  even demonstrating neither love of the leaders nor the desire for the followers. They normally do chafe at the rules, resent some others demands, and they sometimes prove an unreliable, or else at least unpredictable.


These half-elves race are similar about the size as the humans, they are ranging from 5 to 6 feet tall. But your size is medium.


Your base walking speed is 30 ft.


You are thankful to your elf blood, you do also have the superior vision in the dark and also in dim conditions. You are capable to see in the dim light within the 60 feet of you like if it was bright light and even in darkness as if it was dim light. You can also not discern any color in the darkness, but only the shades of gray.

Fey Ancestry

You have an advantage on saving throws which are against to being charmed, and also the magic can’t put you to sleep.

Skill Versatility

You can gain your proficiency in two skills of your choice


You can easily speak, read and also write the Common, Elvish, and one extra language of your choice.

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