Dark Sun: Warriors of the Wasteland
Races of Athas
Many different kinds of intelligent creatures populate Athas, and the streets of the city-states are crowded with folk of a dozen kindreds. The typical city dweller rarely gives a second glance to fantastic or monstrous indiviuals as long as they seem willing to trade or talk instead of fight and they don’t act in a threatening manner.
The following is the current available Player Character races for this campaign…
Natural Inhabitants of Athas, includes races native to the planet or plane with origins consistant to the world. Dragonborn* ( Dray) are a strong, resilient race of dragonlike humanoids.
Dwarf are the sturdy, stubborn race common in most worlds with some minor differences.
Elf are tall, long-legged desert rovers whose tribes wander the face of Athas.
Goliath* ( Half-Giant) Centuries ago, Sorcerer-kings magically combined giant and human stock.
Half-elf Born from two worlds but welcome in neither, half-elves struggle to find their place in a hostile land.
Halfling live apart from other races, divided by their stature and odd customs.
Human A resourceful and hardy race, humans are the most numerous and diverse people in the Tyr Region.
Mul* are half-dwarves, descended from the union of a human and a dwarf.
Thri-Kreen are mantislike humaniods that hunt in packs throughout the wastes of Athas.
Tiefling are descended from humans who bargained with dark powers for the strength to survive on Athas.
(* -indicates race believed to be magically created by the Sorcerer-kings)