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DnD Races Halflings of Fire (Heartshire)

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Races – Halfling of Fire (Heartshire)

Heartshire Halfling Overview

Also known as Ghostwise halflings.

These halflings are found mainly in the Five Shires. They are known for their skills with magic of all kinds and the discoverers of the secrets of the blackflame. They are tied to the sphere of energy, having copper tinged skin, fiery red hair, and golden eyes.

Racial BuildHalfling Traits

  • Ability Score Increase. Your Dexterity score increases by 2.
  • Age. A halfling reaches adulthood at the age of 20 and generally lives into the middle of his or her second century
  • Size. Halflings average about 3 feet tall and weigh about 40 pounds. Your size is Small.
  • Speed. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
  • Lucky (Halfling) When you roll a 1 on an attack roll, ability check, or saving throw, you can reroll the die and must use the new roll.
  • Brave (Halfling) You have advantage on saving throws against being frightened.
  • Halfling Nimbleness (Halfling) You can move through the space of any creature that is of a size larger than yours.
  • Languages. You can speak, read, and write Common (Thyatian or Alphatian) and one other language. The Halfling language “Lalor” isn’t secret, but halflings as a culture have lost it as a known language. They write very little, so they don’t have a rich body of literature. Their oral tradition. however, is very strong. Almost all halflings speak Common to converse with the people in whose lands they dwell or through which they, are traveling.
  • Pantheon: Halfling
  • Weapons Proficiency: Gains proficiency with two weapons of significance of your choice. If you have proficiency with these weapons, they are upgrades skilled level.
  • Character Options – Available to all Halfling Subraces

Heartshire Nationalities

  • Five Shires – Found towns and communities of the nation. The Province of Hearthshire is the national home of these halflings and they can trace their heritage back to the founders of Heartshire.


Heartshire Heritage

The eastshire people are an evolution from the Old Hin. They are connected to darkness and shadowlands.

  • Height – men and women 3’.
  • Complexion – light skinned.
  • Colouration – skin is pale blueskin and white hair to white skin and pale blue hair, with eyes of bright blues, silver and red colours matching the sky.
  • Known Locations – Five Shires
  • Traits – based on the Lightfoot halfling and meets any requirements requiring that race.

Heartshire Traits

  • Ability Score Increase: Wisdom +1.
  • Silent Speech. You can speak telepathically to any creature within 30 feet of you. The creature understands you only if the two of you share a language. You can speak telepathically in this way to one creature at a time.
  • Secret Crafts: (Starting) Your choice of starting secret crafts include: Fireologist.
  • Ghostwise: Count as a Ghostwise halfling.
  • Evolution (1st Evolution): Counts as the Old Hin and Genasi races for the purposes of effects and magical items. As a 2nd evolution, there is a 25% chance for any offspring to be a Genasi.

Most Highshire Halflings have the Fire Aspected Traits, to select other elemental traits please gain the game masters permission.

  • Attributes – Fire Aspected Traits
    • Ability Score Increase: Intelligence +2
    • Touch of the Fire: While taking a short rest in direct sunlight or within 5 ft of a source of fire, you can spend 1 HD to roll two dice and take the results of both.
    • Power of Energy: When using (or effected by) Fire or Radiant damage you add your proficiency bonus to the damage (or reduce damage taken) and cause your eyes to glow red till the start of your next turn.
    • Danger of Time: When hit by Cold or Force damage you take additional damage equal to your proficiency. Cold and force effects you use, have their attack, damage and saving throw reduced by your proficiency instead of increased by it.
    • Fire Evolution: Counts as a Genasi for the purposes of using Fire Genasi effects and magical items, but not as a Fire Genasi. With every genasi offspring there is a d20 roll to determine their elemental aspect:
      • 80% chance of an Fire Aspected child (1 to 16)
      • 5% chance of an one of the other elements aspects. Air (17), Darkness (18), Earth (19), Water (20)

Heartshire Character Options

Highshire Class Options

Heartshire Campaign Examples

Heartshire Halfling Racial Magical Items

Halflings associated with crafts, farming and nature.

Items by Halfling Race: (C7/U5/R2/VR2/L1)

  • Eastshire – Darkness (1/-) Halflings associated with military might.
  • Heartshire – Fire (3/2) Halflings associated magic and trade.
  • Highshire – Earth (-/2) Halflings associated with crafts.
  • Seashire – Water (2/-) Halflings associated with sea travel and piracy.
  • Southshire – Air (1/-) Halflings associated with nature.
Common Halfling Items (7)

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.

1 – Wands:

  1. Wand of Scowls (Heartshire)
  2. Wand of Smiles (Heartshire)

2 – Weapons:

  1. Moon-Touched Weapon (Eastshire)

3 – Wondrous Items:

  1. Charlatan’s Dice (Seashire)
  2. Cloak of Billowing (Hearthshire)
  3. Heward’s Handy Spice Pouch (Southshire)
  4. Pole of Angling (Seashire)
Uncommon Halfling Items (5)

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.

1 – Potions:

  1. Philtre of Love (Hearthshire)

2 – Wondrous Items:

  1. Alchemy Jug (Highshire)
  2. Eyes of Charming (Hearthshire)
  3. Gloves of Thievery (?)
  4. Robe of Useful Items (Highshire)
Rare Halfling Items (2)

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.

1 – Wands

  1. Wand of Wonder

2 – Wondrous Item

  1. Cloak of Displacement
Very Rare Halfling Items (2)

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.

1 – Potions

  1. Potion of Invisibility

2 – Weapons

  1. Ammunition of Slaying
Legendary Halfling Items (1)

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.

1 – Wondrous Item

  1. Cloak of Invisibility

Designing the Heartshire Halfling

They are an expansion of the Stout halfling from the players guide, and will have some further work on it when I am able to find the time.

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