Categories
Building a Character Dungeons & Dragons Races Roleplaying

DnD Races Human Overview

Dungeons and Dragons – Mystara

Races – Human Overview

Example Characters

Converting Humans to Mystara

  • Conversion – Humans subraces to Mystara:
    • Antalian Descendants (Favour Elemental Air)
    • Ethengarian Descendants (favours Elemental Earth)
    • Neathar Descendants (favour no elements)
      • Makai (favours Elemental Water)
    • Nithian Descendants (favours Elemental Fire)
    • Oltec Descendants (favours Elemental Earth)
    • Tangoro Descendants (favours Elemental Darkness)
      • Nuari (Thyatis) also called Pearl Islander.
    • Traldar Descendants (favours Elemental Fire)
  • Ancient Humans no longer around on the surface world.
    • Brute-Man (variant Human)
      • Neathar (standard human no elemental aspect)
        • Antalian (favours Elemental Air)
        • Nithian (favours Elemental Fire)
          • Traldar (favours Elemental Fire)
            • Milenian (favours Elemental Fire)
        • Oltec (favours Elemental Earth)
          • Azcan (favours Elemental Earth)
          • Jennite (favours Elemental Earth)
        • Tanagoro (favours Elemental Darkness)

There are no humans left who are not aligned to an element.

Humans have only two versions who existed outside of the elemental merging, and have gone through many evolution’s since they first appeared. They are the basic glue of the setting, found in most places and in positions of power in most governments.

The Elemental aspected humans are:

(R) Restricted, Needs GM Approval or Not available to players

Racial BuildHuman Traits – Level 01 (Players Handbook and Level Up)

  • Age: Young Adult at 14, Adult at 18 and live to 100 years.
  • Size: Humans are 4 ½ to 5 ½ feet tall in general. Their size is Medium, thought in some special cases they can be Small.
  • Speed: Your base walking speed 30 ft.
  • Fast Learner (Level Up) With their short life spans, humans can acquire knowledge at a higher rate than more long-lived heritages. You gain proficiency in one additional skill of your choice in addition you require half as much time as normal to train yourself in the use of armour, skill, tool, secret craft or weapon during downtime.
  • Intrepid (Level Up) Your survival instinct is remarkably strong. When you make an ability check, attack roll, or saving throw, you can choose to gain an expertise die on that roll. Once you use this trait, you cannot use it again until you finish a short or long rest.
  • Weapons Mastery (GM House Rule) Gains proficiency with one weapons of significance of your choice. If you have proficiency with this weapon, they are upgrades skilled level.
  • Human Gifts (Level Up) Choose One – Diehard Survivor (p40), Ingenious Focus (p40), Spirited Traveller (p40)
  • Atruaghin (Chum, Praedir)
  • Ethengarian (Plamin, Xhall)
  • Heldannic (Camdu)
  • Makai (Lil Miss)
  • Traladaran (Dmitri)
Race Timeline
  • Hattain (BC 1,000 to present)
    • Locations: Thyatian Empire, Karameikos
  • Kerendan (BC 1,000 to present)
    • Locations: Thyatis, Karameikos
  • Thyatian (BC 1,000 to present)
    • Locations: Thyatis, Karameikos, Darokin, Glantri, Ierendo
  • Heldannic (BC 1,722 to present)
    • Locations: Heldann, Northern Reaches
  • Makai (BC 1,800 to present)
    • Locations: Ierendi, Minrothad
Ancient Races
  • Antallian (BC 2,400 to BC 1,722) – Air
    • Hattain, Heldannic, Kerendan, Thyatian
  • Nithian (BC 3,000 to BC 500) – Fire
    • Alasyian, Thothian, Traldar
  • Blackmoor (BC 4,000 to BC 3,000) – Fire
  • Neathar (BC 6,000 to BC 3,500)
    • Antalian (air), Blackmoor (fire), Makai (water), Nithian (fire), Oltec (earth), Tanagoro (darkness)
  • Brute Men (to BC 6,000)
    • Neathar

Ancient Human Races

Ancient humans can be found in isolated regions of the world, somehow surviving the calamity that wiped out their civilisations.

Humans of Fire:

Human Magical Items (109)

Items by Human Race: (C23/U48/R18/VR12/L7)

  • Alasiyan – Fire (C3/U6/R-/VR4/L1) The items from these people have a tendency to deal with more Arabian nights style items.
  • Atruaghin – Earth (C4/U8/R11/VR2) The items from these people have a tendency to deal with more American native and animalistic style items.
  • Ethengarian – Earth (C4/U6/R1/VR1) The items from these people have a tendency to deal with more Mongol style items.
  • Heldannic – Air (C1/U4/R3/VR1/L1) The items from these people have a tendency to deal with more Viking and Norse style items.
  • Makai – Water (C1/U3/R-/VR1/L2) The items from these people have a tendency to deal with islander style items.
  • Nithian – Fire (C4/U4/R-/VR1) The items from these people have a tendency to deal with Egyptian style items.
  • Thyatian – Air (C5/U6/R2/VR1) The items from these people have a tendency to deal with roman style presentation, and bureaucracy.
  • Traladaran – Fire (C2/U10/R2/VR1/L3) The items from these people have a tendency to deal with eastern European around undead, divination and nature.
All Human Items (109)

1 – Armour (Total 8): Armour of Gleaming (C – Thyatian), Arrow-Catching Shield (R – Thyatian), Cast-Off Armour (C – Heldannic), Dread Helm (C – Traladaran), Glamoured Armour (R – Thyatian), HELM OF (Comprehending Language (U – Thyatian), Telepathy (U – Ethengarian)), Shield of Expression (C – Alasiyan),

2 – Books (Total 4): BOOKS OF (Beaurotology (C – Thyatian), Diplomatology (C – Traladaran), Wagonlology (C – Traladaran)), Holy Book of Halav (VR – Traladaran),

2 – Potions (Total 1): Potion of Animal Friendship (C – Atruaghin),

3 – Rings (Total 5): MASTER RING (Minor (C), Medium (U), (Ethengarian)), RING OF (Animal Influence (R – Atruaghin), Mind Shielding (U – Alasiyan), Warmth (U – Heldannic)),

4 – Scrolls (Total 6): PUZZLE BOX (Cantrip (C), Level 1 (C), Level 2 (U), Level 3 (U), (Nithian)), SCROLL OF OWNERSHIP (Minor (C ), Medium (U), (Ethengarian)),

5 – Staves (Total 4): STAFF OF (Birdcalls (C – Atruaghin), Striking (VR – Thyatian), the Adder (U – Alasiyan), the Python (U – Atruaghin)),

6 – Wands (Total 4): WAND OF (Conducting (C – Thyatian), Fear (R – Traladaran), Magic Detection (U – Traladaran), Secrets (U – Traladaran)),

7 – Weapons (Total 9): Berserker Weapon (R – Heldannic), Blood Spear (U – Traladaran), Holy Avenger (L – Alasiyan), WEAPON OF (Lightning (U – Heldannic), Returning (VR – Makai), Seeking (C – Ethengarian), Skill (R – Thyatian), Vengeance (U – Heldannic), Warning (U – Traladaran)),

8 – Wondrous Items : Amulet of Proof against Detection and Location (U – Traladaran), Asp Armband (VR – Nithian), Balance of Harmony (U – Traladaran), BAG OF (Beans (R – Atruaghin), Holding (U – Alasiyan), TRICKS (Grey (U – Atruaghin), Rust (U – Atruaghin), Tan (U – Atruaghin))), Bloodied Onyx (U Traladaran), BOOTS OF (False Tracks (C – Atruaghin), Springing and Striding (U – Thyatian), the Winterlands (U – Heldannic)), Brooch of Shielding (U – Thyatian), CARPET OF FLYING (Small, Medium, Large, Huge, VR – Alasiyan),CLOAK OF (Arachnida (VR – Atruaghin), Many Fashions (C – Thyatian), the Bat (R – Atruaghin)), Clothes of Mending (C – Thyatian), COLLAR OF CALMING (Small (C ), Medium (R), (Ethengarian)), Crystal Ball (VR – Traladaran, WITH (Mind Reading (L – Traladaran), Telepathy (L – Traladaran), True Seeing (L – Traladaran))), DECK OF (Illusions (U – Makai), MANY THINGS (Greater, (5) Lesser, (L – Makai)), DUST OF (Disappearance (U – Alasiyan), Dust of Dryness (U – Makai)), Eagle Whistle (R – Atruaghin), FIGURINE OF WONDROUS POWER (Bronze Griffon (R – Atruaghin), Ebony Fly (R – Atruaghin), Golden Lions (R – Atruaghin), Ivory Goats (R – Atruaghin), Marble Elephant (R – Atruaghin), Obsidian Steed (VR – Atruaghin), Onyx Dog (R – Atruaghin), Serpentine Owl (R – Atruaghin), Silver Raven (U – Atruaghin)), GLOVES OF (Missile Snaring (U – Makai), Swimming and Climbing (U – Thyatian)), HAT OF (Disguise (U – Alasiyan), Vermin (C – Atruaghin or Ethengarian)), HORN OF VALHALLA (Brass (R – Heldannic), Bronze (VR – Heldannic), Iron (L – Heldannic), Silver (R – Heldannic)), HORSESHOES OF (a Zephyr (VR – Ethengarian), Speed (R – Ethengarian)), INSTRUMENT (Lute (U – Thyatian), of Illusions (C – Alasiyan)), Keoghtom’s Ointment (U – Atruaghin), Mantle of the Ignoble Beast (U – Atruaghin), Medallion of Thoughts (U – Ethengarian), Pipe of Remembrance (C – Atruaghin), PIPES OF (Haunting (U – Traladaran), the Sewers (U – Alasiyan)), Rope of Climbing (U – Ethengarian), Saddle of the Cavalier (Ethengarian), Sekolahian Worshiping Statuette (C – Makai), SLAVE COLLAR (Minor (C ), Medium (U), Ethengarian), Slippers of Spider Climbing (U – Alasiyan), Talking Doll (C – Traladaran), Tankard of Sobriety (C – Alasiyan), Veteran’s Cane (C – Thyatian),

Common Human Items (23)

Common Item Value
Price: (1d6+1) x10 gp (20 to 70 gp) – 50% for consumable items
Base Price: 50 gp or 25 gp for expendable
Expendable Items can be attuned on use, at the cost of a random attuned item and slot.
Cursed Items auto attune on use and replace a random attuned item and slot.

Magical Items
C – Common, U – Uncommon, R – Rare, VR – Very Rare, L – Legendary, A – Artefact, Cu – Cursed

Racial Items Link
Dragonkind, Dwarven, Elven, Genasi, Giant, Gnome, Halfling, Human

1 – Armour (Total 4): (1) Armour of Gleaming (Thyatian), (2) Cast-Off Armour (Heldannic), (3) Dread Helm (Traladaran), (4) Shield of Expression (Alasiyan),

2 – Rings (Total 1): (1) Master Ring – Minor (Ethengarian),

3 – Scrolls (Total 3): PUZZLE BOX ((1) Cantrip, (2) Level 1, (Nithian)), (1) Scroll of Ownership – Minor (Ethengarian),

4 – Staves (Total 1): (1) Staff of Birdcalls (Atruaghin),

5 – Wands (Total 1): (1) Wand of Conducting (Thyatian),

6 – Weapons (Total 1): (1) Weapon of Seeking (Ethengarian),

7 – Wondrous Items (Total 12): (1) Boots of False Tracks (Atruaghin), (2) Cloak of Many Fashions (Thyatian), (3) Clothes of Mending (Thyatian), (4) Collar of Calming – Small (Ethengarian), (5) Hat of Vermin (Atruaghin or Ethengarian), (6) Instrument of Illusions (Alasiyan), (7) Pipe of Remembrance (Atruaghin), (8) Sekolahian Worshiping Statuette (Makai), (9) Slave Collar – Minor (Ethengarian), (10) Talking Doll (Traladaran), (11) Tankard of Sobriety (Alasiyan), (12) Veteran’s Cane (Thyatian),

Uncommon Human Items (48)

Uncommon Item Value
Price: (1d6) x100 gp (100 to 600 gp) – 50% for consumable items
Base Price: 400 gp or 200 gp for expendable
Expendable Items can be attuned on use, at the cost of a random attuned item and slot.
Cursed Items auto attune on use and replace a random attuned item and slot.

Magical Items
C – Common, U – Uncommon, R – Rare, VR – Very Rare, L – Legendary, A – Artefact, Cu – Cursed

Racial Items Link
Dragonkind, Dwarven, Elven, Genasi, Giant, Gnome, Halfling, Human

1 – Armour (Total 2): HELM OF ((1) Comprehending Language (Thyatian), (2) Telepathy (Ethengarian)),

2 – Books (Total 3): BOOKS OF ((1) Beaurotology (Thyatian), (2) Diplomatology (Traladaran), (3) Wagonlology (Traladaran)),

3 – Potions (Total 1): (1) Potion of Animal Friendship (Atruaghin),

4 – Rings (Total 3): (1) Master Ring – Medium (Ethengarian), RING OF ((2) Mind Shielding (Alasiyan), (3) Warmth (Heldannic)),

5 – Scrolls (Total 3): PUZZLE BOX ((1) Level 2, (2) Level 3, (Nithian)), (3) Scroll of Ownership – Medium (Ethengarian),

6 – Staves (Total 2): STAFF OF THE ((1) Adder (Alasiyan), (2) Python (Atruaghin)),

7 – Wands (Total 2): WAND OF ((1) Magic Detection (Traladaran), (2) Secrets (Traladaran)),

8 – Weapons (Total 4): (1) Blood Spear (Traladaran), WEAPON OF ((2) Lightning (Heldannic), (3) Vengeance (Heldannic), (4) Warning (Traladaran)),

9 – Wondrous Items (Total 28): (1) Amulet of Proof against Detection and Location (Traladaran), (2) Balance of Harmony (Traladaran), BAG OF ((3) Holding (Alasiyan), TRICKS ((4) Grey (Atruaghin), (5) Rust (Atruaghin), (6) Tan (Atruaghin))), (7) Bloodied Onyx (Traladaran), BOOTS OF ((8) Springing and Striding (Thyatian), (9) the Winterlands (Heldannic)), (10) Brooch of Shielding (Thyatian), (11) Collar of Calming – Medium (Ethengarian), (12) Deck of Illusions (Makai), DUST OF ((13) Disappearance (Alasiyan), (14) Dust of Dryness (Makai)), (15) Figurine – Silver Raven (Atruaghin), GLOVES OF ((16) Missile Snaring (Makai), (17) Swimming and Climbing (Thyatian)), (18) Hat of Disguise (Alasiyan), (19) Instrument – Lute (Thyatian), (20) Keoghtom’s Ointment (Atruaghin), (21) Mantle of the Ignoble Beast (Atruaghin), (22) Medallion of Thoughts (Ethengarian), PIPES OF ((23) Haunting (Traladaran), (24) the Sewers (Alasiyan)), (25) Rope of Climbing (Ethengarian), (26) Saddle of the Cavalier (Ethengarian), (27) Slave Collar – Medium (Ethengarian), (28) Slippers of Spider Climbing (Alasiyan)

Rare Human Items (19)

Rare Item Value
Price: 2d10 x1,000 gp (2,000 to 20,000) – 50% for consumable items
Base Price: 12,000 gp or 6,000 gp for expendable
Expendable Items can be attuned on use, at the cost of a random attuned item and slot.
Cursed Items auto attune on use and replace a random attuned item and slot.

Magical Items
C – Common, U – Uncommon, R – Rare, VR – Very Rare, L – Legendary, A – Artefact, Cu – Cursed

Racial Items Link
Dragonkind, Dwarven, Elven, Genasi, Giant, Gnome, Halfling, Human

1 – Armour (Total 2): (1) Arrow-Catching Shield (Thyatian), (2) Glamoured Armour (Thyatian),

2 – Rings (Total 1): (1) Ring of Animal Influence (Atruaghin),

3 – Wands (Total 1): (1) Wand of Fear (Traladaran),

4 – Weapons (Total 2): (1) Berserker Weapon (Heldannic), (2) Weapon of Skill (Thyatian),

5 – Wondrous Items (Total 13): (1) Bag of Beans (Atruaghin), (2) Cloak of the Bat (Atruaghin), (3) Eagle Whistle (Atruaghin), FIGURINE OF WONDEROUS POWER ((4) Bronze Griffon (Atruaghin), (5) Ebony Fly (Atruaghin), (6) Golden Lions (Atruaghin), (7) Ivory Goats (Atruaghin), (8) Marble Elephant (Atruaghin), (9) Onyx Dog (Atruaghin), (10) Serpentine Owl (Atruaghin)), HORN OF VALHALLA ((11) Brass (Heldannic), (12) Silver (Heldannic)), (13) Horseshoes of Speed (Ethengarian),

Very Rare Human Items (13)

Very Rare Item Value
Price: (1d4+1) x10,000 gp (20,000 to 50,000 gp) – 50% for consumable items
Base Price: 30,000 gp or 15,000 gp for expendable
Expendable Items can be attuned on use, at the cost of a random attuned item and slot.
Cursed Items auto attune on use and replace a random attuned item and slot.

Magical Items
C – Common, U – Uncommon, R – Rare, VR – Very Rare, L – Legendary, A – Artefact, Cu – Cursed

Racial Items Link
Dragonkind, Dwarven, Elven, Genasi, Giant, Gnome, Halfling, Human

1 – Books (Total 1): (1) Holy Book of Halav (Traladaran),

2 – Staves Total 1): (1) Staff of Striking (Thyatian),

3 – Weapons (Total 1): (1) Weapon of Returning (Makai),

4 – Wondrous Items (Total 10): (1) Asp Armband (Nithian), CARPET OF FLYING ((2) Small, (3) Medium, (4) Large, (5) Huge, Alasiyan), (6) Cloak of Arachnida (Atruaghin), (7) Crystal Ball (Traladaran), (8) Figurine of Wondrous Power – Obsidian Steed (Atruaghin), (9) Horn of Valhalla – Bronze (Heldannic), (10) Horseshoes of a Zephyr (Ethengarian),

Legendary Human Items (7)

Legendary Item Value
Price: (2d6) x25,000 gp (50,000 to 300,000 gp) – 50% for consumable items
Base Price: 100,000 gp or 50,000 gp for expendable
Expendable Items can be attuned on use, at the cost of a random attuned item and slot.
Cursed Items auto attune on use and replace a random attuned item and slot.

Magical Items
C – Common, U – Uncommon, R – Rare, VR – Very Rare, L – Legendary, A – Artefact, Cu – Cursed

Racial Items Link
Dragonkind, Dwarven, Elven, Genasi, Giant, Gnome, Halfling, Human

1 – Weapons (Total 1): (1) Holy Avenger (Alasiyan),

2 – Wondrous Items (Total 6); CRYSTAL BALL WITH ((1) Mind Reading (Traladaran), (2) Telepathy (Traladaran), (3) True Seeing (Traladaran)), DECK OF MANY THINGS ((4) Greater (Makai), (5) Lesser (Makai)), (6) Horn of Valhalla – Iron (Heldannic),

Content Updates

  • 2022-08-22 – Moved all Human magical item tables to this page, and have created an all human items section.
  • 2021-08-20 – Added Feat Weapons Mastery to racial options.
  • 2021-08-15 – Updates to menu.
  • 2021-07-31 – Updating with reusable blocks.
  • 2021-02-22 – Cleaning up the content.
  • 2020-09-18 – Cleaned up the page.
Mystara Races

The Races Overview

Dragonkind Overview: Air (Crystalborn, Silverborn, Whiteborn), Darkness (Blackborn, Brassborn, Onyxborn), Earth (Copperborn, Emeraldborn, Greenborn), Fire( Amberborn, Goldborn, Redborn, Rubyborn), Water (Blueborn, Bronzeborn, Sapphineborn)

Dwarven Overview: Air (Hillbound), Darkness (Shadowbound), Earth (Stonebound), Fire (Craftbound), Water (Seabound)

Elven Overview: Air (Nomadfey, Skyfey), Darknes (Bloodfey, Shadowfey), Earth (Wildfey, Woodfey), Fire (Spiritfey, Sunfey), Water (Seafey), Elements (Seasonfey)

Genasi Overview: Air (Airchild), Earth (Earthchild), Darkness (Darkchild), Fire (Firechild), Water (Waterchild)

Giantkind Overview:

Gnome Overview: Air (Skykin), Darkness (Shadowkin), Earth (Forestkin), Fire (Tinkerkin), Water (Tradekin)

Halfling Overview: Air (Southshire), Darkness (Eastshire), Earth (Highshire), Fire (Heartshire), Water (Seashire)

Human Overview: Air (Hattian, Heldannic, Kerendan, Thyatian), Darkness (Nuari), Earth (Atruaghin, Ethengarian, Makistani), Fire (Alasiyan, Thothian, Traladaran), Water (Makai)

Inner World

Humans Overview: Fire – Nithian

D&D 5E in Mystara

D&D MenuAdventures, Artefacts, Backgrounds, Classes, Dominions, Downtime, Feats, Gazetteers, Gods, Magical Items, Monsters, Organisations, Pantheons, Races, Ranks & Titles, Rune Magic, Secret Crafts, Settlements, Spells, Timeline, Weapons Mastery

WRATH: Campaign, Design

Game ManagementAnnotated Stat Block, Character Creation, Choosing a New Campaign, Gaming over Skype, GM’s Luck Roll, Tracking Experience

Class Builds
Artificer – Bombardier (Tinkerkin),
Barbarian – Totem Warrior (Plamin, Camdu),
Bard – College of Valour (Sunfey),
Druid – Circle of Dreams (Woodfey), Circle of the Tree of Life (Seasonfey),
Fighter – Battlemaster (Seashire), Eldritch Knight (Kerendan), Weapons Master (Lani), Weapons Master (Stonebound),
Monk – Way of the Elements (Tidal),
Paladin – Oath of Radiance (Sunfey), Oath of Vengeance (Firechild),
Sorcerer – Wild Magic (Shadowfey),
Warlock – Celestial (Llewell),
Wizard – Bladesinger (Nerye),
Dragon – White (Calcryx).
Multiclass – Cleric/Wizard (Xhall), Rogue/Cleric (Dracnomir), Rogue/Sorcerer (Yodrey), Wizard/Rogue (Traladaran)

FloorplansThyatian

Session RecordingsCampaign Journals

Library of Books

B5, d20 System, Pathfinder, SW

Main Logo

This site is constantly under revision, no blog posts are final as this is a work in progress place for me to develop my game settings and rules. Some posts might be placeholders for future content, so feel free to check back later for updated information.

Basic Links: Who Am I?, Home, Game Tools, Game Session Videos, My Campaigns, My Library, Site Map, Subscription Information

Game Systems: Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder 1 & 2, Shadowrun, Star Wars. Other Game Systems

Site sponsored by the author AS Hamilton (my wife) with her books available on amazon kindle.

By thedarkelf007

I am a long term gamer, I run 6 RPG's a fortnight, host board game, card game and LANs each about once a quarter and have an addiction to buying more games. Games I am currently running are Pathfinder (1st and 2nd Edition) and Dungeons and Dragons (5th Edition).

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s