Gnolls were a humanoid race that most closely resemble human-hyena hybrids within Faerûn. They were carnivorous 5e; 4e; 2e; 1e. 5e. 4e. 2e. 1e. 5e; 4e; 3e; 1e Prince of Gnolls, Yeenoghu was the patron of all gnolls, having earlier displaced Gorellik, and commanded the servitude of ghouls through. So I’m playing a gnoll in a game soon, hopefully. If anyone has some advice for me on how to go about the RP angle, I would appreciate it.

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Tuesday, 26th March, I love Gnolls and I think they’re underused. His clan turned from the path of Yeenoghu and swore themselves to the goddess Melora, only to be slaughtered a generation later by their own demon-worshiping kin. In fact, the entry, given its distinctive title of “Gender Issues”, reads as follows:. While all gnolls have an innate tendency for collecting souvenirs and trophies, nomadic packs, particularly the savage ones who have little contact with other races except during wartime, often find little other ways to acquire technology, having crafted few tools of their own.

Likewise, these gnolls remain aggressive and quick to anger, meaning visitors should be careful not to offend. Aphorite – Duskwalker – Ganzi. They were part of a ‘fringe’ tribe of gnolls, but when he came home he found her conducting rites to Yeengohu sp? For example, a gnoll would never make a request when instead a demand or a firm statement is reasonable – “What do you want?

Join Date Dec Posts 1, Needless to say, confronted with the dilemma of either fleshing out the gnolls or being accused of being furries, most DMs say “fuck it” and try to do something interesting with orcs instead. The same is true for the Hunger that drives their bite and their rampage to eat. In the Nentir Valegnolls who choose not to run with “the Butcher’s Brood” Yeenoghu’s loyalists usually turn to worshipping the Primal Spiritsbut may also chose deities that they find particularly appropriate, such as MeloraKordand the Raven Queen.

Though gnolls are not necessarily evil the craving of the hunt and primal bloodlust that inhabit the gnoll mind make many of the race lean towards chaotic evil by reflex. These kryshantel are the most dangerous since they can, unlike regular gnolls, act as infiltrators, performing sabotage and laying the ground for gnoll raids, too often undetected until it is already too late. This site works best with JavaScript enabled.


Gnolls are driven by an insatiable demonic hunger and blood-lust that instinctively drives them to slaughter and destroy which makes them both Chaotic unbound to laws and evil as they are corrupted with demonic blood and blessing. The Manual of the Planes: These may include talons, gleaming red eyes, or black fur with fiery orange spots.

Some gnolls believe it is their purpose as the Dark Six’s servants to cleanse the weak from the world, serving a higher purpose through the slaughter they spread. Perhaps most surprisingly, when a gnoll is separated from clan and family their instinctive need for such blood ties may lead them to form a surrogate “pack” from those whom they choose to befriend. They mostly went ignored afterwards; a 3e translation finally arrived in Dungeon Magazine They’re so tainted by their demonic lineage that not only are they prone to grotesque mutations, such as sprouting vestigial twins or mushrooms or maggots from their flesh, drooling caustic slime, or possessing black fangs or glowing eyes, but their fiendish presence actually causes supernatural evils to manifest in communities ahead of them.

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Any ideas what deity he could focus his attentions toward eventually? Choosing Pelor would work if he decided to go hardcore anti-evil. In concert, all three play a role in advancing Yeenoghu’s goals. Another common trait of gnolls, that of scavenging, is taken to new levels by gnolls who live in the wild as most do. Thus, they are constantly seeking battle in order to replace their own casualties.

It’s implied these aspects even hold true for the demon-worshipping gnolls. But there was more to it than that Strength allows a Gnoll to overwhelm, kill and devour a foe. Pathfinder’s “Classic Monsters Revisited” states that gnolls give 4f to litters of pups, who become “dangerous” by 3 years old and fully grown adults by the age of 8; female gnolls become reproductively mature at any point between the ages of 10 and 18 years.


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Ads by Project Wonderful! It also seems like he’s trying to move away from his barbarian roots personality-wise, so multiclassing into something where he can pick up a couple defensive utilities would help you roleplay that aspect during combat.

Despite their physical strength, gnolls are lean; gnolls are rarely musclebound, and they move with remarkable speed.

As mentioned above, gnolls, pronounced ‘Noll’ as the G is silent, are hyena-based beast-men, so they resemble humanoid creatures with clawed fingers and the tails, pelts and heads of hyenas. Good Deeds Gone Unpunished! Join Date Jan Posts He killed her over it, and left.

Gnolls are a humanoid race that most closely resemble hyenas that dwell in Droaam and the Shadow Marches as well as inhabiting parts of the Demon Wastes and are known for their savage culture and warlike ways. Gnoll behavior seems aggressive to other creatures; a gnoll is more likely to demand an answer than ask a question.

Sign In Don’t have an account? Some of these have even surpassed their gnool origins, achieving a level of player interest that has sown demands for portrayals beyond sword-fodder roles. Originally Posted by Irda Ranger.

The skill proficiency gnpll based partly in the Fear mantra most Gnolls follow in Yeenoghu’s name in addition to the fact that Gnoll search for omens everywhere for signs from their demonic lord. The humble Monstrous Humanoids have long made up the bulk of these doomed souls; sapient enough to have plans beyond simply skulking in a hole in the ground and waiting to pounce, yet inhuman enough to be butchered without guilt, they are truly the backbone of the classic hack-and-slash game.

The largest community of gnolls is the Znir Pact of Droaam. Revenant – Shade – Vryloka. In part because of their height and lean musculature gnolls are very quick compared with many other races such as humans.

Original 4e Race as basis: