Basically, the Tiefling 5E Race’s were the human-based planetouched and the native outsiders which had been infused by the touch of fiendish planes, and most frequently through the descent from fiends-demons, yugoloths, devils, evil deities and also some other those who had bred with the humans.
Basically these tiefling races were popularly known for their cunning and also their personal allure, which have made them an excellent deceivers as good as inspiring leaders whenever the prejudices were laid aside.
DnD 5E Tiefling Names
dnd 5e tiefling names were divided into three categories. Those tiefling in dnd 5e were born into the another culture typically had names which were reflective to that specific culture.
Some of these d&d 5e tiefling’s have their names which are actually derived from the infernal language, passed down through the generations and also that will reflect their fiendish heritage.
But still some of the younger tieflings, trying hardly to find a better place throughout the world, and also for adopting a name which would signifies either a virtue or any other concept and then they try to embody that particular concept.
So, for some of them, the chosen name have been a noble quest, but for others it’s a grim destiny. Check the below names.
Male Infernal Names: Akmenos, Amnon, Barakas, Damakos, Ekemon, Iados, Kairon, Leucis, Melech, Mordai, Morthos, Pelaios, Skamos, Therai
Female Infernal Names: Akta, Anakis, Bryseis, Criella, Damaia, Ea, Kallista, Lerissa, Makaria, Nemeia, Orianna, Phelaia, Rieta
“Virtue” Names: Art, Carrion, Chant, Creed, Despair, Excellence, Fear, Glory, Hope, Ideal, Music, Nowhere, Open, Poetry, Quest, Random, Reverence, Sorrow, Temerity, Torment, Weary
dnd tiefling Statistics
Alignment: Usually chaotic (any)
D&D Tiefling Appearance
Distinctions: Horns, prehensile tail, keen mind, alluring, fiendish origin.
Eye Color(s): Black, gold, red, silver, or white (solid color, with no sclera or pupil)
Hair Color(s): Red, brown, black, dark blue, purple
Skin Color(s): Same like the humans, plus shades of red
Average Weight: 114-238 lb (51.7 – 108kg)
Average Height: 4’11” – 6′ (1.50 – 1.83m)
Tiefling 5e General Information
Favored Terrain: Plains
Favored Climate: Temperate
Language(s): Common, infernal
Homeland(s): abyss, narfell, the nine hells, the unapproachable east and also the old empires.
Average Lifespan: 90-150 years
Vision: Dark vision and low-light vision.
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Tiefling 5e racial traits
As a result of the dnd 5e tiefling race’s infernal descent they had shared some of the best racial traits, you can check them below.
Ability Score Increase: Your intelligence score and your charisma score both’re increases by 1 and 2 respectively.
Age: Their maturity is at the same rate like the humans, but they live few years longer than the humans
Alignment: Toward the evil, these Tieflings might not have an innate tendency, although many of them end up there only. The Evil or not and an independent nature would be inclined many tieflings towards a chaotic alignment.
Size: Actually your size is medium. At the same time the tieflings has same size as the humans and also they build like humans.
Speed: 30 feet is your base walking speed
Darkvision: You have best vision/superior vision in the dim and dark conditions too, for this you should thanks to your infernal heritage.
As per your darkvision, you able to see in dim light within the 60 feet of you when it was bright light, you also have capability to see darkness when it was dim light. But you can not discern the color in darkness, the only shades of gray.
Heliish Resistance: To fire damage, you’ve resistance
Infernal Legacy: Basically, you know the thaumaturgy cantrip. But whenever you reach at 3rd level then you can cast the hellish rebuke 5e spell like a 2nd level spell once by this trait and then regain the ability to do so when you’ve finished the long rest.
Simultaneously, when you reach 5th level, then you can cast the darkness spell once by this trait and also regain the ability to do so, when you finish a long rest. For these spells, charisma is your spellcasting ability.
Languages: Common and infernal languages you know to speak, write and also to read.
Tiefling 5E Subraces
We’ve mentioned some of the best tiefling 5e subraces, you can check their names in the below lines.
FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions) Of D&D 5E Tiefling Race
There are plenty of questions that you might have gotten while playing with the d&d 5e tiefling race, now we are giving the best answers for those FAQ’s once check them below.
1 Q: What color skin can 5e tiefling have?
A: They have their skin color same as the humans, plus shades of red.
2 Q: Can human become a 5e tiefling?
A: Yes! it’s absolutely possible for human to become a 5e tiefling.
3 Q: What do tiefling d&d look like?
A: the tiefling d&d looks as we mentioned below.
- they have large horns which takes any of the varieties in their shape, like some of them have curling horns like the ram, some others have straight and also tall horns as the gazelle’s, some spiral upward like an antelopes‘ horns too.
- Normally, they had thick tails and four to five feet long which lash or coil around their legs when they do feel upset or nervous.
4 Q: What is the difference between the tiefling 5e and a feral tiefling 5e?
A: In dnd 5e races, these are the two top-level tiefling races and they have only one difference between them such are, their ability score increases by +2 to charisma for the tiefling 5e and +2 to dexterity for for the feral tiefling 5e.
5 Q: Do tiefling dnd horns gow back?
A: No, tiefling dnd horns don’t grow back.