13th Age, p.69

Half-elves may be the children of two worlds, but in their own right, they are a unique creation that embodies the best of both human and elven races--and they'll always find a way to astonish you.

"Observations on Half-Elves," by Scholar Hestia Windrider, a caretaker of the 13 Vaults, circa 13a.52

A blending of both human and elf, they are a people who possess a unique blend of traits that let them thrive in many situations.

Racial Bonus

+2 Con or +2 Cha

Racial Powers


Racial Power

Once per battle, subtract one from the natural result of one of your own d20 rolls.

  • Champion Feat:

    You gain an additional use of surprising each battle, but you can only use it to affect a nearby ally’s d20 roll.

Racial Feats

Heritage of the Sword (Elf)

Racial Feat

  • Champion Feat:

    If you can already use swords that deal d6 and d8 damage without attack penalties, you gain a +2 damage bonus with them. (This bonus doesn’t increase miss damage.) Otherwise, if your class would ordinarily have an attack penalty with such swords, you can now use them without penalties.