Deep Gnome (Gnome Sub-race)
Also known as svirfneblin, the deep gnomes of the Realms are a secretive, mysterious race. Found in the deepest caverns of the Underdark, the svirfneblin live in constant fear of slavery or destruction at the hands or dark elves, mind flayers, and duergar. Deep gnomes are legendary for their ability to handle stone and gems. They have gray skin and gray or white hair.

  • +2 to Dexterity

  • +2 to Wisdom

  • +2 to Search

  • +2 to Hide (+4 when "Inside")

  • +2 to all saves

  • Spell Resistance of 11 + level

  • +1 to hit vs. kobolds, goblins, hobgoblins, and bugbears

  • +2 to Alchemy

  • +4 Miscellaneous bonus to AC

  • Mirror Image 1/day

  • Invisibility 1/day

  • Blur 1/day

  • Nondetection

  • Darkvision
  • -2 to Strength

  • -4 to Charisma

  • Character level is considered 3 levels higher when the experience for advancing levels is determined
Favored Class:
  • Illusionist (Specialist Wizard)


Core Races


Dwarven Sub-races


Elven Sub-races


Gnome Sub-races


Halfling Sub-races


Human Sub-races