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Creatures by Type

Creatures are divided into one of the following types. A creature generally only has one Type but may have more than one subtype graft.

Aberrations Aberrations have a bizarre anatomy, strange abilities, an alien mindset, or any combination of the three.

Animals Animals are a living, nonhuman, generally “natural” creature, usually a vertebrate with no magical abilities and no innate capacity for language or culture.

Constructs A construct is an animated object or artificially created creature, like a golem or robot.

Dragons Dragons are reptile-like creatures, usually winged, with magical or unusual abilities.

Fey Fey are fairy-like creatures with supernatural abilities and connections to nature. Fey are usually human-shaped.

Humanoids Humanoids usually have two arms, two legs, and one head, or a human-like torso, arms, and a head. humanoids have few or no supernatural or extraordinary abilities, but most can speak and usually have well-developed societies. They are usually Small or Medium (with the exception of giants). Every humanoid creature also has a specific subtype to match its race, such as human, dark folk, or goblinoid.

Magical Beasts Magical beasts are similar to animals but can have Intelligence scores higher than 2 (in which case the creature knows at least one language, but can’t necessarily speak). Magical Beasts usually have supernatural or extraordinary abilities, but are sometimes merely bizarre in appearance or habits.

Monstrous Humanoids Monstrous humanoids are similar to humanoids, but with monstrous or animalistic features. They often have magical abilities as well.

Ooze Oozes are amorphous or mutable creatures, usually mindless.

Outsiders Outsiders are at least partially composed of the essence (but not necessarily the material) of some plane other than the Material Plane. Some creatures start out as some other type and become outsiders when they attain a higher (or lower) state of spiritual existence.

Plant Plant creatures are (generally) vegetable creatures. Note that regular plants, such as one finds growing in gardens and fields, lack Intelligence, Wisdom, and Charisma scores; even though plants are alive, they are objects, not creatures.

Undead Undead are once-living creatures animated by spiritual or supernatural forces.

Vermin This type includes insects, arachnids, other arthropods, worms, and similar invertebrates.

Listed below are creatures organized alphabetically by type or subtype.

Table: Creatures by Type
Type Creatures
Aberration cephalume, ijtikri, ijtikri commando, skreeling (skreesire), skreesire, yithian, yithian elder
Animal alural war wolliped, defrex, defrex juvenile, irokiroi, oshirokiroi (irokiroi), wolliped
Construct (magical) rendalairn
Construct (magical, technological) animated lashunta mind mail III (animated armor), animated lictor Hellknight plate (animated armor), neutronium golem, tekenki, weaponized gamedroid (weaponized toy)
Construct (technological) guardian robot, keeper robot, living hologram, rogue combat drone, rogue hover drone, tripod, weaponized devil-in-a-box (weaponized toy)
Dragon mature adult horacalcum dragon
Fey albedo lucandrian, hobkins gremlin, hobkins gremlin malefactor, gwahled (starship), lightweaver (lurker in light), lurker in light, perigean lucandrian
Humanoid brenneri ambassador, brenneri sage, dessamar imago, dessamar theurgist, dirindi fabulist, dirindi monster hunter, espraksa, espraksa performer, shakalta star-guardian, shatori analyst, shatori theorist, shimreen warrior, shimreen worker, troll, void troll
Incorporeal (subtype) living hologram
Magical Beast blinking telelith, diaspora wyrm, diaspora wyrm sage, dromada, dromada vigilante, giant space kothama, kothama ascendant, tardigrade, hanakan attendant, soulstone hunter (hanakan), swarming telelith
Monstrous Humanoid flayer leech effigy, formian queen, izalguun healer, izalguun hunter, jinsul base commander, jinsul warrior, morlamaw, morlamaw mayor, philosopher worm, philosopher worm teleologarch, sazaron sage, sazaron scholar, spathinae explorer, spathinae guard, stridermander, stridermander tyrant, Swarm dissolver, Swarm xersk, telia, telia raconteur
Ooze ferrofluid magneto-cluster (ferrofluid ooze), ferrofluid ooze, quantum slime, thorgothrel
Outsider aspecna (spectra), hyperspace architect (hyperspace native), equinoxian apastra, equinoxian periastra, iridia (spectra), paraforan, paraforan fragment, time dimensional, time eater (hyperspace native), valkyrie
Outsider (evil) hound of tindalos, thing from beyond time (hound of Tindalos)
Outsider (native) chinjugami (kami), tsukumogami (kami)
Plant hortinarch (hortus), hortus, oracle of Oras, raxilite bioengineer, raxilite researcher, vracinea
Starship blinking telelith, giant space tardigrade, gwahled, swarming telelith
Undead driftdead, driftdead amalgam, tzitzimitl, varculak marauder, varculak noble, vorthuul
Vermin diatha, diatha elder, flayer leech

Subtype Grafts