13th Age, p.72

As I stood there, watching the flames of the forge roar higher and higher, I knew that something wondrous was about to happen - and then, with a burst of heat and light, the first Forgeborn was made, its body gleaming like the very metal it was made from.

Kragdum Stonefist, "The Creation of the Forgeborn," The Annals of Dwarven History, vol. 2, pp. 25-27, first published during the 7th age.

Constructs of metal and magic created by the Dwarves long ago, they are a force to reckon with against those who desire to harm the ones they defend.

Racial Bonus

+2 Str or +2 Con

Racial Powers

Never Say Die

Racial Power

Whenever you drop to 0 hp or below, roll a normal save if you have a recovery available. On an 11+, instead of falling unconscious, you stay on your feet and can heal using a recovery. Add the recovery hit points to 0 hp to determine your hp total.

  • Champion Feat:

    If you roll a 16+ on your never-say-die save, you gain an additional standard action during your next turn.