# More on the Races of Faerûn

The tables below extend the information about generating starting and maximum age, height, and weight for player characters (presented in Chapter 6: Description in the Player's Handbook 3.5) to include the common races of Faerûn.

**Age**: You can choose your character's starting age or determine it randomly by consulting Table 1: Random Starting Ages. Table 2 gives the age ranges for each age category and the ability score adjustments applicable to each.

1: Random Starting Ages | ||||
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Race | Adulthood | BarbarianRogue Sorcerer | BardFighter Paladin Ranger | ClericDruid Monk Wizard |

Human | 15 years | +1d4 | +1d6 | +2d6 |

Dwarf (any) | 40 years | +3d6 | +5d6 | +7d6 |

Elf (any] | 110 years | +4d6 | +6d6 | +10d6 |

Gnome, deep | 20 years | +4d6 | +6d6 | +9d6 |

Gnome, rock | 40 years | +4d6 | +6d6 | +9d6 |

Half-elf | 20 years | +1d6 | +2d6 | +3d6 |

Half-orc | 14 years | +1d4 | +1d6 | +2d6 |

Halfling | 20 years | +2d4 | +3d6 | +4d6 |

Planetouched (any) | 15 years | +1d6 | +1d8 | +2d8 |

2: Aging Effects | ||||
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Race | Middle Age* | Old** | Venerable*** | Maximum Age |

Human | 35 years | 53 years | 70 years | +2d20 years |

Dwarf (any) | 125 years | 188 years | 250 years | +2d% years |

Elf, Sun | 210 years | 315 years | 420 years | +6d% years |

Elf, other | 175 years | 263 years | 350 years | +4d% years |

Gnome, deep | 80 years | 120 years | 160 years | +2d% years |

Gnome, rock | 100 years | 150 years | 200 years | +3d% years |

Half-elf | 62 years | 93 years | 125 years | +3d20 years |

Half-orc | 30 years | 45 years | 60 years | +2d10 years |

Halfling | 50 years | 75 years | 100 years | +5d20 years |

Planetouched (any) | 45 years | 68 years | 90 years | +3d20 years |

*-1 to Str, Con, and Dex; +1 to Int, Wis, and Cha. **-2 to Str, Con, and Dex; +1 to Int, Wis, and Cha. ***-3 to Str, Con, and Dex, +1 to Int, Wis, and Cha. |

**Height and Weight**: You can choose your character's height and weight based on the ranges given on Table 3: Random Height and Weight and your character's ability scores, or you can randomly generate these figures using Table 3.

3: Random Height and Weight | ||||||
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Base Height | Base Weight | |||||

Race | Male | Female | Modifier | Male | Female | Modifier |

Human, Calishite (also Durpari and Zakharans) | 4'9" | 4'4" | +2d10, | 115 lb. | 80 lb. | x( 2d4) lb. |

Human, Chondathan (Also Maztican [Nexalan], Turami) | 5'0" | 4'7" | +3d6 | 120 lb. | 85 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Human, Damara (Also Halruaans, Lantannas, Netherese, Shaarans, Shou, Tashalans, Tuigans, and Vaasans) | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d10 | 120 lb. | 85 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Human, Illuskan (Also Chultan) | 5'2" | 4'9" | +2d8 | 140 lb. | 105 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Human, Mulan (Also Sossrims) | 4'11" | 4'6" | +2d10 | 120 lb. | 85 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Human, Rashemi (Also Gurs, Nars, Raumvirans, and Ulutiuns) | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d8 | 130 lb. | 95 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Human, Tethyrian (Also Ffolk) | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d10 | 125 lb. | 90 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Dwarf, gold | 3'9" | 3'7" | +2d4 | 130 lb. | 100 lb. | x (2d6) lb. |

Dwarf, gray | 3'9" | 3'7" | +2d4 | 110 lb. | 80 lb | x (2d4) lb. |

Dwarf, shield | 4'2" | 4'0" | +2d4 | 145 lb. | 110 lb. | x (2d6) lb. |

Elf, drow | 4'5" | 4'5" | +2d6 | 85 lb. | 80 lb. | x (1d6) lb. |

Elf, moon | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d10 | 90 lb. | 70 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Elf, sun | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d10 | 90 lb. | 70 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Elf, wild | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d10 | 100 lb. | 80 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Elf, wood | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d10 | 100 lb. | 80 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Gnome, deep | 2'10" | 2'8" | +2d4 | 40 lb. | 35 lb. | x 1 lb. |

Gnome, rock | 3'0" | 2'10" | +2d4 | 40 lb. | 35 lb. | x 1 lb. |

Half-elf, drow | 4'7" | 4'5" | +2d8 | 100 lb. | 80 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Half-elf, other | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d10 | 110 lb. | 80 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Half-orc | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d12 | 150 lb. | 110 lb. | x (2d6) lb. |

Halfling | 2'8" | 2'6" | +2d4 | 30 lb. | 25 lb. | x 1 lb. |

Planetouched, aasimar | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d10 | 120 lb. | 85 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Planetouched, air genasi | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d10 | 120 lb. | 85 lb. | x (1d6) lb. |

Planetouched, earth genasi | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d10 | 120 lb. | 85 lb. | x (2d6) lb. |

Planetouched, fire genasi | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d12 | 120 lb. | 85 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Planetouched, tiefling | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d10 | 120 lb. | 85 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |

Planetouched, water genasi | 4'10" | 4'5" | +2d8 | 120 lb. | 85 lb. | x (2d4) lb. |