Alien Race Generator

Descriptions of alien races as complex as you like them, from simple appearance to a complete backstory!

  • For simple physical descriptions, choose 'Description.'
  • Choose 'Detail' to get a cultural snapshots and 'extras' for the race.
  • Choose 'Complete' to get a complete profile of the race and their place in the universe.

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Races
The deformed, light-furred race. They have senses that let them navigate through hyperspace. They live on light. Many members of their species are mystics. They reproduce slowly. They are in decline. They are the descendants of another sentient race, but are a separate species.
The thin, spine-covered race. They have a powerful sense of taste. This race has elongated limbs. They are omnivores, but prefer to be carnivorous. By necessity, they are a race of strategists. They naturally hybernate. They do not reproduce, but instead infect and transform other beings into new members of their species. Their economy is dependent on one technology: cloning. They are notoriously laid-back. Their government is a theocracy. They are ancient, widespread, and powerful. They come from a low-gravity, pleasant world that has many moons.
The massive, plant-based race of crab-creatures. By necessity, they are a race of historians. Their society is dependent on one technology: time travel. Their government is a bureaucracy. Their origin is a mystery - even their supposed world of origin doesn't seem to be their homeworld.
The delicate-looking, avian race. Many members of their species are merchants. They have elaborate mating displays. Their society is dependent on one technology: space travel. Their government is corrupt. They exist as wandering nomads. They come from a low-gravity, resource-poor world that has a single moon and is known for its odd weather.
The enormous, furred race. The most revered members of their society are inventors. Their major advancements are in virtual reality. They are naturally aquisitive. Space is their home, they have no world of their own. There is another race they worship as gods. They come from another time.
The delphine race. They have multiple nasal organs. This race has no specific manipulatory appendages. They are herbivores. They have only one child at a time. Their society is dependent on one technology: medicine. They are addicted to the pleasures taking nutrition (whatever method they use). Their government is a theocracy. They are all but gone - yet their many artifacts remain on other worlds. Their planet of origin is a world that has three moons.
The elegant race. Their greatest leaders were once merchants. They reproduce slowly. Their economy is dependent on one technology: drugs. Their government is efficient. They control a vast galactic empire. They are the results of other species interbreeding.
The semi-gaseous, armored race. They have short lifespans. They are sterile. Their society is dependent on one technology: time travel. Their government is functional. They work behind the scenes, uplifting other races.
The enormous, insectile race. They reproduce quickly. They live in a very stratified society. They come from a high-gravity, resource-poor world.
The thick-skinned race. They have prominent ears. This race has stubby limbs. This race is able to adhere to solid surfaces, making climbing easy. They are herbivores. They have powerful claws Certain sensory extremes are painful to them. Their major technical achievements are in manufacturing. They are very xenophobic. They control a vast galactic empire.

 

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