Sylvan-Fey are a broad group of long lived mortals descended from the ancient Dryads. They are generally tall lithe bodied beings with skin ranging in color from a dark brown to pale white, although various other color ranges exist depending on the type of Sylvan-Fey. The most common Sylvan-Fey are:
- Lifespan: 200 – 250 years
- Average Height: 6 feet (2m)
- Average Weight: 160 lbs
Base Characteristics for Sylvan-Fey
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The Kharan-Fey are the common type of Sylvan-Fey in Numinith. They appear almost like Men, but have sharp pointed ears and are on average slightly taller but slimmer in build and typically less muscular.
The Ehlon-Fey retain a bit more of their ancestral form the then Kharan-Fey have. They are a bit taller than the Kharan-Fey and have skin colored in dark brown, green, and yellow range. Their ears are far more pointed and significantly longer. The Ehlon-Fey are less frequently found in cities of Men, but occasionally venture in out of necessity. Older Ehlon-Fey retain a very small portion of their connection with Ynera.
Human form, with thin bodies, typically taller than the races of Men.
Sylvan-Fey reproduce as Men do, but the gestation time is significantly longer. A female Sylvan-Fey remains pregnant for a length of 2 years and are not fertile until around the age of 40. Thus, Sylvan-Fey are significantly less numerous than Men throughout Numinith.
Infant Sylvan-Fey age at a rate similar to Men, and reach maturity around 16-19 years old. Once into adulthood, they age very slowly all the way up until their death. Upon death, their bodies tend to deteriorate much faster than Men.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY CAPABILITIES
Life Sense – In tune with the rhythms of nature, Sylvan-Fey can determine the vitality of any mortal creature by touch alone. If the Sylvan-Fey makes a successful Perception roll while touching another creature, they may determine the target’s current injuries and whether or not they are affected by a poison or disease. Sylvan-Fey are also able to detect life forms within their Willpower in meters with a successful Perception roll vs. Stealth of any in range.
Night Sight – (Ehlon-Fey Only) The Ehlon-Fey are able to treat partial darkness as illuminated and darkness as partial darkness as their eyes are accustomed to the darkness of their ancestral homes.