Halflings are small in stature but big in personality, with an adventurous spirit that never stops. They have a knack for good luck and are always excited to explore new places and meet new people. Even in tough situations, halflings keep their cool and find humor in the strangest of circumstances. They are known by many names, such as hobbits and gnomes, but no matter what you call them, halflings are always up for a good time.

Their small size can be deceiving, as halflings are quick on their feet and can move through tight spaces with ease. They are always on the lookout for opportunities and have a keen eye for valuable treasures. With their natural charm and friendly demeanor, halflings make great companions on any adventure. So if you’re ever in need of a good laugh and some luck on your side, a halfling might just be the perfect travel companion for you!

Ability Scores: Halflings cannot exceed +3 in any ability except for Dexterity where they can have up to a +4 and Strength where they cannot exceed +1.

Ability Score Max: Halflings have a max total combined ability total of 5

Size: 3 – 4 foot tall, 75 – 140 lbs

Speed: 90 feet

Languages: Common and Halfling

Special Racial Abilities:

  • + 2 to Armor Class when attacked by anything larger than a human
  • + 2 bonus to the Hit Roll when using a bow, sling, or throw a dagger
  • + 5 bonus to Combat Initiative for their small quickness
  • Class bonus always applies to attempting to sneak around stealthily
  • Halflings have the Backstab ability (see the combat section)
  • Halflings are difficult to spot, and gain additional bonuses when attempting to hide. They gain the following bonuses to hiding, in addition to their wisdom bonuses: Normal Light +3, Low Light +7 and Outdoors +11.

Class Restrictions: Halflings may only choose from Cleric, Barbarian, Grifter, or Thief.

Limitations or Restrictions:

  • A halfling may wear any kind of armor and may use a shield. However, their armor and shields must be specially made for their small size (doubling the list price). Even dwarf-sized armor is too large for them.
  • A halfling may only use a weapon weighing 3lbs or less (such as a dagger, short sword, or shortbow), and may not use two-handed swords, longbows, battle axes, pole arms, or other large weapons.

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