D&D 5e Road Test
Small Bodies and Focused Minds
Insightful and quick thinking, garites are known for their adaptability and knack for keeping calm under pressure.
Standing just under 3ft tall and usually weighing between 35 and 40lbs, garites are the smallest of the common races. The have a canine appearance, with faces that draw comparison to wolves or coyotes. Their skin is generally a dull gray color or less commonly white. The majority of their body is covered in thick fur generally either blue or red, but sometimes sandy or yellow. Their shades vary but reds are often dark and blues somewhat grayish.
Ambition and Respect
More so than any of the races perhaps save humans, Garites loathe feeling brushed aside or disrespected. Their small size making them naturally prone to being overlook only serves to compounds those feelings. Garites are often eager to prove themslves sometimes to a fault.
This desire for respect makes Garites on the whole, a very ambitious people. Garites excel in businesses, politics and anywhere they can gain status or recognition.
Ability Score Increase: Your Wisdom score increases by 2. Your Dexterity and Intelligence scores each increase by 1.
Age: Garites grow and age at about the same rate as humans for the first half their lives. Around age 30 or so, about half of Garites begin to age more slowly and will easily reach their 90s or even into a second century. The other half will begin to age more quickly and likely dead before their 50th birthday. Few, if any Garites fall between these two extremes.
Size: Garites are short and slight standing just under 3ft tall weighing between 30 and 40lbs. Your size is small.
Speed. Your base walking speed is 25 feet.
Insightful: You are proficient with the Insight skill.
Always Ready: You may add your proficiency bonus to initiative checks.
Quick-Thinking: You may take an additional reaction if you have already taken a reaction in round. Once you use this feature you cannot use it again until you complete a long rest.
Implacable: You have advantage on saving throws to resist being restrained or paralyzed.