Planetouched are mortal creatures whose lineages trace back to outsiders, including celestials, fiends and elementals. Outsiders who can reproduce tend to be inter-fertile, therefore being able to mate with just about any other creature they desire. If the offspring of these unusual unions proves to be itself fertile, within a few generations planetouched will be born.
There are many different types of Planetouched:
- Aasimar are descended from celestials
- Axani are descended from lawful outsiders
- Azerblood are descended from shield dwarves and azers
- Baphitaurs are the result of magical experiments in breeding tieflings with minotaurs
- Cansin are descended from chaotic outsiders
- Celadrin are descended from elves/eladrin and noble eladrin
- Chaonds are descended from slaadi
- D'hin'ni are descended from lightfoot halflings and djinn
- Fey'ri are descended from elves and demons
- Genasi and Para-genasi are descended from elemental creatures, usually genies
- Maeluth are descended from dwarves and devils
- Mechanatrixes are descended from Inevitables
- Mur-Zhagul are descended from trolls and demons
- Shadowswyfts are descended from creatures from the Plane of Shadow
- Shyfts are descended from beings from the Ethereal Plane
- Tanarukk are desended from orcs and fiends
- Tieflings are descended from fiends
- Worghest are descended from goblins and barghests
- Wisplings are descended from halflings and demons
- Zenythris are descended from an unknown race or lawful outsiders
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- ↑ Eric L. Boyd (December 2005). “Legacies of Ancient Empires: Planetouched of Faerûn”. In Erik Mona ed. Dragon #350 (Paizo Publishing, LLC), p. 52.
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