July 07, 2021 9 min read
Author:Rhenn Anthony Taguiam
Meta Description:Grung are one of the more obscure ancestries in Dungeons & Dragons 5e, especially thanks to their unique culture. Interested players of D&D 5e can look at this guide to learn more about them.
Grungserve as one of the more obscure ancestries in Dungeons & Dragons 5e, mostly thanks to their rather unique culture. One might consider the Grung cute in D&D 5e, much in part of their frog-like appearance. However, despite their small stature, they have an aggressive caste system where they enslave people to do a wide variety of jobs. And thanks to their poisonous skin and ability to secrete poisons, the Grung aren't to be messed with. If you're interested in adding an unique member to your 5eparty, a Grung might be an interesting choice.
This quick guide has everything players need to know regarding the Grung. Moreover, we have some quick tips as to how you can create an entertaining and compelling Grung character that falls outside comic relief expectations.
Despite their rather small stature, Grung can be extremely nimble and mobile creatures. Their Dexterity and Constitution bonuses make them very acrobatic and hardy, capable of evading and withstanding lethal attacks and blows from enemies. Here are other traits the Grung have that might interest players:
Despite their small stature, Grung can become one of the most reliable assets to any team. Their Dexterous nature, coupled with their tough Constitution, make them perfect for classes that rely on their nimbleness and mobility. However, players might be interested in making a Grung capable of holding the line or even charming some of the most intimidating of foes.
Here are some interesting character classes for the Grung that take full advantage of their traits and innate characteristics:
Despite the cloistered nature of the Grung, it’s not impossible for them to leave their tribes and embark on a life of adventure. And it’s thanks to their mysterious nature that Grung can become extremely interesting characters - after all, it’s up to the Player and the Dungeon Master to decide just what motivated the Grung to leave their tribe, and what manner of goals and treasures they seek in the process.
Here are some interesting character backgrounds for your Grung character: