Hadozee Guide 5e
Published on November 21, 2022
Want to climb to new heights but afraid of falling? The hadozee race can ensure your safety from any tumbles you might take.
Simon Dominic - Wizards of the Coast - Ragavan, Nimble Pilferer
What is this guide?
This guide is meant to give you an idea of whether or not the hadozee will be right for your 5e character build.
The color code below has been implemented to help you identify, at a glance, how good that option will be for your hadozee. This color coding isn’t a hard and fast rule; there are plenty of sub-optimized options out there that will be viable to your party and will be fun to play.
- Black is a trait shared by many races and or will not impact the effectiveness of your character build
- Red isn’t going to contribute to the effectiveness of your character build at all
- Orange Situationally good, but a below-average option otherwise
- Green is a good option
- Blue is a great option, you should strongly consider this option for your character
- Sky Blue is an amazing option. If you do not take this option your character would not be optimized
Tasha's Cauldron of Everything Update
Tasha's Cauldron of Everything has added the "Customizing Your Origin" option that may affect the ability score increases, languages, and proficiencies in this guide. To read more about this, visit our D&D Race Guide.
What are Hadozee in 5e?
Source: Spelljammer: Adventures in Space
Hadozee are space-faring humanoids that evolved from monkey-like creatures on a distant world. They have large skin flaps under their arms that allow them to glide through the air and, when combined with their propensity for climbing, can allow them abilities akin to flight.
Hadozee 5e Traits
Ability Score Increase: Being able to choose between +2 ASI, +1 ASI, or +1, +1, +1 ASI means that you can pick exactly what your build will need.
Creature Type: Humanoid is the default creature type for playable races.
Size: Being able to choose between Small and Medium allows you to fine-tune your build. Looking to go for a heavy weapon-weilding barbarian? Medium is the way to go. Wanting to lean a bit more to the stealthy side of things? Small size might be right for you.
Speed: While not as useful as a flying speed, climbing allows you to navigate terrain more effectively. It can allow you to escape enemies in combat, climb to vantage points for ranged attacks, and sneak into areas more effectively.
Dexterous Feet: Nothing amazing about being able to interact with objects with your feet.
Glide: Essentially a free feather fall combined with some movement. Still, not as effective as flying, but at least your falling with style.
Hadozee Dodge: Negating a d6 of damage your prof. modifier times per short rest isn’t flashy, but it’s essentially free hit points. Keep in mind that is requires a reaction, so it normally can’t be combined with other damage reducing features like the rogue’s Uncanny Dodge or the shield spell.
Sources Used in This Guide
- Basic Rules
- Dragonlance: Shadow of the Dragon Queen
- Eberron: Rising from the Last War
- Elemental Evil Player’s Companion
- Explorer’s Guide to Wildemount
- Fizban's Treasury of Dragon
- Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica
- Monsters of the Multiverse
- Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes
- Mythic Odyessys of Theros
- Player's Handbook
- Spelljammer: Adventures in Space
- Strixhaven: A Curriculum of Chaos
- Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide
- Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything
- The Tortle Package
- The Wild Beyond The Witchlight
- Van Richten's Guide to Ravenloft
- Volo's Guide to Monsters
- Xanathar’s Guide to Everything