Gnome
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Nature: Player Race
Type: Humanoid

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Stats

Ability Scores: +2 Con, +2 Cha, –2 Str
Size: They're Small creatures & gain a +1 size bonus to their AC, a +1 size bonus on attack rolls, a –1 penalty to their Combat Maneuver Bonus & CMD, and a +4 size bonus on Stealth checks.
Slow Speed: 20 feet.
Low-Light Vision: Can see twice as far as humans in conditions of dim light.
Defensive Training: Get a +4 dodge bonus to AC against monsters of the "goblinoid" type.
Gnome Magic:
●Add +1 to the DC of any saving throws against illusion spells that they cast.
●If has Cha ≥11, get these spell-like abilities: 1/day – "dancing lights", "ghost sound", "prestidigitation", & "speak with animals".
CL= gnome's lvl. DC for these spells is equal to (1d20 + spell level + Charisma modifier).

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Hatred: Get a +1 bonus on attacks against humanoid creatures of the "reptilian" & "goblinoid" subtypes due to special training against these hated foes.
Illusion Resistance: Get a +2 racial bonus on saving throws against illusion spells or effects.
Keen Senses: Get a +2 racial bonus on Perception skill checks.
Obsessive: Get a +2 racial bonus on one Craft or Profession skill of their choice.
Weapon Familiarity: Treat any weapon with the word “gnome” in its name as a martial weapon.
Languages: Begin play speaking Common, Gnomen and Sylvan. Those with high Intelligence scores can choose from the following: Draconic, Dwarven, Elven, Giant, Goblinoid, and Orcish.
Possible Dragonmarks: Scribing (House Sivis)

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Names

Gnome society is divided into major houses, each of which is composed of multiple families. House Sivis, for instance, is itself composed of 12 different families, which include the Torralyns, Severins, Lyrrimans, Syrralans, Corralyns, and Santors.

Each gnome has three names: his personal name, the name of his family, and the name of his house. For example, ''Lysse Lyrriman d'Sivis'' and ''Tala Torralyn d'Sivis'' are members of different families within House Sivis.

Their names are long and lyrical; a Zil proverb clams ''the sweetest song is the name of a friend''. Personal and house names average three syllables in length, & there is a strong tradition of alliteration.

Male: Alian, Castar, Dorius, Elymar, Haliar, Hasal, Illian, Lassius, Sanadal, Tallian.
Female: Alina, Cassia, Dalia, Jandia, Myssia, Ranadala, Saralyssa, Talina, Tandria, Vassilia
Family names: Alyre, Canatar, Del, Dorian, Kan, Lin, Lyrriman, Sil, Syrralan, Torralyn.
House Names: Adradar, Clebdecher, Dalian, Davandi, Harlian, Korran, Lonadar, Nezzelech, Santiar, Tarliach.

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Gnome Characters

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