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 graceful race that resembles the cockatrices of earth mythology. Their major technical achievements are in virtual reality. They are rapidly expanding out of their solar system. Another race created them artificially.
The bony-plated race. Their tongues are used not just for taste, but for smell as well. This race has relatively undeveloped limbs. They can transfer their minds to the bodies of others. Their economy is dependent on one technology: cloning. They love epic poetry and sagas. Their government is an aristocracy that is non-functional. They are locked in an battle with age-old enemies. They come from a low-gravity, resource-poor world that has a single ring surrounding it.
The skeletal race. Their major advancements are in psychology. They are ancient, widespread, and powerful. They are the results of other species interbreeding.
The eel-like race. They have an advanced sense of touch. This race travels by wings. They are carnivores. Detatched body parts can be grafted back on with ease. The most revered members of their society are servants. They are actually the embodiment of another, extra-dimensional being. Their economy is dependent on one technology: terraforming. Their government is a technocracy that is entirely dysfunctional. Their species is very diverse in individual appearances. They come from a low-gravity, desolate world that has several, broken rings surrounding it and is known for having some unusual ore deposits.
The hulking, light-armored race. Many members of their species are traders. They are actually highly sophisticated machines created by another people. Their world of origin is mineral-rich.
The metal-based, orange-feathered race. They have multiple mouths. They can adsorb the DNA of another species and take on its traits. Their greatest leaders were once historians. They exist in symbiosis with another species. They are very forgiving. They control a great government from behind the scenes. They are the descendants of another sentient race, but are a separate species. They come from another time.
The malformed, semi-liquid race. This race has highly specialized limbs for various uses. They fly by means of gas sacks. They are famous for producing intellectuals. They have voracious appetites. They are sterile. Their society is dependent on one technology: terraforming. They have a complex justice system. Their government is a confederacy that is functional. Their species is very diverse in individual appearances. They come from a high-gravity, desolate world that has many rings surrounding it and is known for its many natural wonders.
The race that resembles the basilisks of earth mythology. Their economy is dependent on one technology: robotics. Their government is a meritocracy. They are close relatives of another race, from whom they split over cultural differences ages ago.
The race that resembles the kraken of earth mythology. They have a very ordered view of the universe. They are involved in a subtle conflict with another race to determine the destiny of other, younger species.
The misshapen, ice-based race. Many members of their species are assassins. Their internal structure is very delicate - so any wound can be fatal. Their economy is dependent on one technology: drugs. They have incredibly complex family arrangements. Their government is a confederacy. They are a conquered people. They are the results of other species interbreeding.

 

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