Sahuagin Traits

Your sahuagin character has certain characteristics in common with all other sahuagin.

Ability Score Increase. Your Strength score increases by 2, and your Wisdom score increases by 1.

Age. Sahuagin come of age in their late teens. Though age takes its toll, there is no known upper limit to sahuagin lifespan.

Alignment. Their regimented nature marks sahuagin as universally lawful, and nearly all are evil. Sea devils who buck these trends are either killed or exiled, accounting for the occasional sahuagin adventurer.

Size. Sahuagin can reach a height of 6 to 7 feet and sport muscular builds. Your size is Medium.

Speed. Your base walking speed is 30 feet, and you have a swim speed of 40 feet.

Superior Darkvision. Accustomed to living in the dark depths of the ocean, you can see in dim light within 120 feet of you as if it were bright light, and in darkness as if it were dim light. You cannot discern color in darkness, only shades of gray.

Blood Frenzy. As a bonus action, you can enter a blood frenzy until the end of your turn. While in blood frenzy you have advantage on melee attack rolls against any creature that doesn’t have all its hit points. You can use this ability a number of times equal to your Constitution modifier (minimum of 1), and you regain all expended uses when you finish a long rest.

Limited Amphibiousness. You can breathe air and water, but you need to be submerged at least once every 4 hours or you begin suffocating.

Natural Armor. Your thick hide grants you an AC of 12 + your Dexterity modifier.

Natural Attacks. You have proficiency with your claws and bite. Your claws deal 1d4 slashing damage, and your bite deals 1d4 piercing damage.

Shark Telepathy. You can magically command one shark within 120 feet of you using limited telepathy. This command is limited to simple concepts such as “come here,” “defend me,” or “attack this target.”

Languages. You can speak, read, and write Aquan and Common.

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