Kenku are a fictional race of bird-like, humanoid creatures in the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game. They have appeared in multiple editions in the. Benefit: You gain a +3 to attack rolls while flanking instead of +2, or you grant a + 3 bonus to attack rolls or skill checks when aiding another instead of the normal. So I signed up for D&Di to play with the character builder and noticed that Kenku is playable race. After reading a little bit about them online.

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All of these are designed to work with one another. They can’t arrange notes in new ways, but they can translate it from note to sound if they have the soundbank to draw from in their memory. Naturally this lead Kenku into mischief—their entry even specifies that many Kenku usually would assume the form of a god and accept offering from credulous worshippers.

It has birdlike talons instead of hands and feet, and beneath the cowl of its robe you can discern avian features—beady black eyes, a black beak, and russet-brown feathers. Wizards of the Coast.

Retrieved from ” https: They flock to urban environments where they form small, secretive communes, which often double as thieves guilds; robbery, mugging, assassination and blackmail are the bread-and-butter of the kenku flock, such as it is.

Yeah we discussed how strange it would be to hear a sentence that might change voices partway through, or every sentence is another persons voice. Being of Ib – Kuru. As punishment, their wings, creativity and voices were taken away, making them a cursed race. Keep that in mind as we go. Actually, I am using the Tengu from Pathfinder as my base, translated over to 3. Most kenku in earlier editions worship the demon prince Pazuzuthough Quorlinn is worshipped by those not so disposed toward evil.


As mentioned in Volo’s, it’s important to include the meaning of the sounds in your description, as players will often ddnd a heard time deciphering what kehku trying to say. If you mean the whole “likes to follow orders” character flaw that they have; most parties seem fine with the Kenku player minion-ing about, and it leads to some funny situations when the Kenku tries to follow orders to the letter when the orders maybe weren’t meant to be so specific.

Kenku Lineage (4e Feat)

December 29th — Imperial Knights Dethroned. Do not suggest, promote, or perform piracy. You ask me what the answer is? Mine is called Swift Robber. Thanks to everyone for the replies! Kenkus evolved from avians, although they no longer possess wings or the ability to fly.

In the third edition, they are usually dbd evil [3]. They were also stripped of their creativity, and thus can never create original works and ideas; they are described as condemned to a life of “hopeless plagiarism. Do not attempt to call anyone out.

Originally Posted by DocMoriartty. My player speaks normally, we just keep it in mind that it might be slightly unsettling to NPC’s.

In either Monster Manual 2 or 3 they are listed as a playable race. UnknownDyson gave XP for this post. After reading a little bit about them online I’m excited to give one a try.

Kenku – Eberron Unlimited

Your ad here, right now: Life is not a gift, it is a loan. It’s mostly just like playing a flightless Aarakocra with cool mimicry powers.

Join Date Feb Posts 4, You already know what the answer to life is. Search anything and hit enter. In desperation, they prayed to the Demon Prince Pazuzu to save them, and he agreed to help them in exchange for their loyalty. Perfection is a path, not dd destination.



Most importantly, they lack wings and no longer possess the ability to fly. Do they try to mediate and help you a bit, or are you left to your own devices on how you get about? Notify administrators if there dns objectionable content dns this page. In earlier editions, they possessed wings capable of flight, which were described as folding against their backs and “[could] be mistaken at a distance for a large backpack. Retrieved from ” https: Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: It’s be fun for them to not be able to read at all.

Also, some classes that gain spells innately like sorcerers develop their magic in a very personal way, and spell casters that get their spells from another being say, clerics, warlocks, and such probably have their spells granted to the in a manner that takes into account the caster’s language and ability to communicate. Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities. What’s fun about it?

In the fifth edition, they tend towards chaotic neutral [12]. In later editions, however, kenku lost their wings, a trait that plays into their racial backstory.

Last edited by Metamongoose: Serving a master whose identity is now lost to their memory, the end coveted the glittering baubles of his household, and long to speak so that they could cajole and swindle others out of such treasures.

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