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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The manta-like race. They fly by means of gas sacks. They are a race of anthropologists. Their bodies have useful natural pouches. Their economy is dependent on one technology: weaponry. Professions are passed on through family lines. They are close relatives of another race, from whom they split over cultural differences ages ago. They come from a low-gravity, mineral-poor world that has many rings surrounding it and is known for its calm weather.
The enormous, ice-based race. They now largely live in virtual reality. Their government is extremely corrupt. Alien artifacts figured prominently in their past.
The colossal, bovine race. Individual members can merge their bodies to produce more powerful or different "composite" members. They are notoriously hyperactive. Their government is a meritocracy. They are regarded virtually as gods by some races. They have a rivalry with another race. They come from a high-gravity, pleasant, resource-poor world.
The colossal race of insects. Their eyes give them 360 degree vision. They are lithovores. They can create illusions. They do not reproduce, but instead infect and transform other beings into new members of their species. Despite their intelligence, their speech is rather childlike. Their government is a meritocracy that is ethical in its own way. They control a great government from behind the scenes. Most of their species ascented to a godlike existence - they are the descendents of those that did not.
The diminutive race that resembles the vampires of earth mythology. They tattoo/mark their integument in various ways for cultural purposes. Their government is efficient. They are expanding by infiltrating other societies. Another race created them artificially. Their world of origin is desert-like.
The delicate-looking, semi-material race of canines. They can sense electromagnetic radiation. They have four manipulatory limbs. They are tripedial. They are omnivores. They can enter a hybernating state where their body becomes stonelike. Many members of their species are philosophers. They reproduce by budding off new members of their race. They have little sense of being a separate species - and integrate well with other races. Their government is a technocracy. They exist as wandering nomads. They are actually a biomechanical race created by another people. They come from another time.
The fire-based, red-hided race. Biologically they are inclined to be economists. They are an all-male race. Despite their intelligence, their speech is rather childlike. They are ancient, widespread, and powerful.
The ghost-like, elephantine race. This race has relatively undeveloped limbs. This race moves along on a sluglike foot. Their government is a bureaucracy that is functional. Their origin is a mystery - even their supposed world of origin doesn't seem to be their homeworld.
The water-based race of humanoids. They shed their integument as they grow. They have more than two genders, which makes things rather complex. They are masters of space travel. They love to encounter new species. They are rapidly expanding out of their solar system.
The malformed, ice-based race of delphines. The most revered members of their society are spies. They are actually the embodiment of another, extra-dimensional being. They are notoriously laid-back. They come from another time.


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