Troglodytes are a race of reptilian humanoids said to be descended from the dragons. The troglodytes inhabit the jungles of Q'barra.[1]

History[edit | edit source]

Little is known about the history of the troglodytes, other than their possible descendancy from the dragons. Troglodytes are one of the few races to appear on the continents Argonnessen, Khorvaire, and Xen'drik, which lends support to this theory.[1][2][3] Kobold and troglodyte priests that worship the overlord Masvirik the Cold Sun believe their races were created by Masvirik, sculpted from the tribes of lizardfolk.[4]

The largest population of troglodytes on Khorvaire is in Q'barra, where they hide in the ruins of the fallen fortresses of the fiends from the Age of Demons.[4]

Appearance & Personality[edit | edit source]

Troglodytes are reptilian humanoids, shorter than the traditional human, with thin but muscular arms and squat legs. They have a unique frill on the top of their head, and a long tail. Its eyes are dark and beady.[5]

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Troglodyte's exude a unique odor, and troglodyte musk can be smelled from quite a distance.[1]

Society[edit | edit source]

The trogodytes worship their own pantheon. However, scholars have made links between their gods and the Devourer and the Mockery from the Dark Six, and believe the troglodytes simply worship aspects of these two gods.[6]

Lands[edit | edit source]

Hated even by the other reptilian races of Q'barra, the dragonborn, the kobolds, and the lizardfolk, the troglodytes live beneath the ground, usually in the ruins of the fallen citadels from the Age of Demons.[1][4]

Behind the Scenes[edit | edit source]

The new troglodytes.

With the appearance of 4th edition, the troglodytes underwent a major design overhaul. Instead of looking like lankier versions of lizardfolk, the troglodytes now have beefier forms, resembling a cross between lizardfolk and dragonborn.

These new troglodytes have thicker scales, arms, and legs. They are usually colored in pale blues and grays. some troglodytes have horns jutting out from the back of their heads.

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