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PF2 Races Gnomes

Pathfinder 2 – Races

Gnomes in Thassilonian Resurgence

For my campaigns I have the following information available:

An aspect of my Thassilonian Resurgence Adventure Path (TRAP) as the house rule on half-races. Unlike my D&D world where half races are not available, here they are part of the core setting, and as such I have tried to enhance the experience and make it easier to extend over time. Any race, including gnomes can be the base race with the Half-Breed Heritage.

PF2 Core Rulebook
pf2-cr – PF2 Core Rulebook (pzo2101-se)


  • Hit Points 8
  • Size Small
  • Speed 25 ft
  • Ability Boosts: Constitution, Charisma, Free
  • Ability Flaw: Strength
  • Age: 55, with a life expectancy of 400+ (changed from 18 from the Core rules)
  • Languages: Common, Gnomish, Sylvan
  • Bonus Languages: Additional languages equal to your Intelligence modifier (if positive). You can choose from the following languages: Goblin, Jotun, Orcish, Terran or Undercommon (and any other regional language you have access to).
  • Traits: Gnome, Humanoid.
  • Low-Light Vision: You can see in dim light as though it were bright light, and you ignore the concealed condition due to dim light.

Gnome Heritages Feats

Available Heritage Options:

  • Umbral Gnome (pf2-cr-44)
  • Vivacious Gnome (pf2-locg-31)
  • Wellspring Gnome (pf2-cr-44)

Gnome Ancestry Feats

Level 1:

  • Animal Accomplice (pf2-cr-44)
  • Burrow Elocutionist (pf2-cr-44)
  • Fey Fellowship (pf2-cr-44)
  • First World Magic (pf2-cr-44)
  • Gnome Obsession (pf2-cr-44)
  • Gnome Polygot (pf2-locg-31)
  • Gnome Weapon Familiarity (Errated see below)
  • Grim Insight (pf2-locg-32)
  • Illusion Sense (p2f-cr-44)
  • Inventive Offensive (pf2-locg-32)
  • Life-Giving Magic (pf2-locg-32)
  • Natural Performer (pf2-locg-32)
  • Theoretical Acumen (pf2-locg-32)
  • Unexpected Shift (pf2-locg-32)
  • Vibrant Display (pf2-locg-33)

Level 5:

  • Animal Elocutionist (pf2-cr-45)
  • Eclectic Obsession (pf2-locg-33)
  • Energized Font (pf2-cr-45)
  • Gnome Weapon Innovator (pf2-cr-45)
  • Intuitive Illusions (pf2-locg-33)
  • Natural Illusionist (pf2-locg-33)

Level 9:

  • First World Adept (pf2-cr-45)
  • Fortuitous Shift (pf2-locg-33)
  • Vivacious Conduct (pf2-cr-45)

Level 13:

  • Gnome Weapon Expertise (pf2-cr-45)
Gnome Weapon Familiarity – Ancestry Feat 1
  • Source: Core p44 (Errated Add Date Here)
  • Traits: Gnome
  • You favor unusual weapons tied to your people, such as blades with curved and peculiar shapes. You are trained with the glaive and kukri.
  • In addition, you gain access to kukris and all uncommon gnome weapons. For the purpose of determining your proficiency, martial gnome weapons are simple weapons and advanced gnome weapons are martial weapons.

Content Updates

  • 2021-08-16 – Update to layout and menu.
  • 2020-11-06 – Layout update.
PF2 Races

Common Races: Dwarves, Elven, Gnomes, Halfling, Human

Uncommon Races: Goblin

Rare Races: Hag, Orcs, Ratfolk, Shadowkin

Also see: Half-Breeds, Half-Breed Feats

Pathfinder 2E

PF2 Menu: Adventures, Classes, Factions, Feats, Items, Rules Updates

TRAP: Campaign, Design

Game Management: Annotated Stat Block, Character Creation, Choosing a New Campaign, GM’s Luck Roll, Playtest Thoughts, Running Games over Skype, Tracking Experience

Class Build: Minion (Mitflit) Druid (Wild Order)

Discussing the Rules: Animal Companions, Archetypes, Companions, Crafting PF2 Items, Feats, Minions, Playing the Game, Shapechanging, Summoning

Game Modes: Encounter, Exploration, Downtime

Feats: Background, General & Skill,

PF1 Conversions to Pathfinder 2: Adventures, Classes, Items, Faction

References: Creatures, Equipment, Items, NPCs, Spells

Thassilonian Resurgence Adventure Path (TRAP) Campaign

Design, Campaign, Campaign Journal

Jade Regent Adventure Path (JRAP) Campaign

Personalities, Campaign Journal, Region – Minkai, Prophecy – The Broken One, Characters – Social Feats


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cr – Pathfinder Core Rulebook (Paizo)
gm – Game Master created
lopg – Lost Omens Players Guide (Paizo)
lowg – Lost Omens World Guide (Paizo)

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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).

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