Races of Athas

Player characters may be created using any of the following races:

  • Aarakocras1
  • Dwarves2
  • Elans3
  • Elves4
  • Giths5
  • Half-Elves6
  • Half-Giants7
  • Halflings8
  • Humans9
  • Maenads10
  • Muls11
  • Pterrans12
  • Thri-kreen13

For a discussion of the races of Athas, see the Races of Athas forum thread.


1 Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, pp. 19-20, 30

2 Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, pp. 20-21 and Player’s Handbook pp. 14-15, 109

3 Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, pp. 21-22 and Expanded Psionics Handbook pp. 9-10, 16

4 Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, pp. 22-23 and Player’s Handbook pp. 15-16, 109

5 Dungeon Magazine #110, May 2004, pp. 88-89

6 Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, pp. 23-24 and Player’s Handbook p. 18, 109

7 Dark Sun Boxed Set, Dark Sun Rules Book p. 42, Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, pp. 24, and Expanded Psionics Handbook pp. 12-13, 16

8 Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, pp. 25 and Player’s Handbook p. 19-20, 109

9 Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, pp. 26 and Player’s Handbook p. 12-14, 109

10 Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, pp. 26-27 and Expanded Psionics Handbook pp. 13-14, 16

11 Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, pp. 27-28, 30

12 Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, pp. 28-29, 30

13 Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, pp. 29-30

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Races of Athas

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