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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Your Options:
The thick-skinned race. They are sterile. Their major advancements are in time travel. They are packrats. Their government is a feudal system that is functional. They are the results of other species interbreeding. They once came from another dimension.
The spindly race. They have powerful hearing. This race has highly specialized limbs for various uses. This race is able to adhere to solid surfaces, making climbing easy. They are omnivores, but prefer to be carnivorous. They have the ability to withstand a wide range of temperatures. The most revered members of their society are economists. Their government is ethical in its own way. They are all but gone - yet their many artifacts remain on other worlds.
The rhinocerous-like race. The most revered members of their society are thieves. Their society is dependent on one technology: teleportation. They are highly creative. They are the results of other species interbreeding. Their planet of origin is known for its relatively few life forms.
The race that resembles the manticores of earth mythology. They have senses that let them navigate through hyperspace. This race has stubby limbs. This race moves on many legs. They are carnivores. They keep their promises - even if it means death. Their government is inefficient. The different genders of the species are very distinct physically.
The thin, ferret-like race. Their bodies have useful natural pouches. Their speech patterns are confusing. Their government is efficient. They are the descendants of another sentient race, but are a separate species.
The tall race of worm-creatures. They are masters of nanotechnology. They have not yet mastered even one world.
The spindly, spine-covered race. They can inject a toxin into other creatures that turns them into slaves. The species has 'subspecies' that specialize in different tasks. Their economy is dependent on one technology: faster-than-light travel. They are natural survivors. Their government is entirely dysfunctional. Their origin is a mystery - even their supposed world of origin doesn't seem to be their homeworld.
The enormous, octopus-like race. They are famous for producing inventors. They exist in symbiosis with another species. They reproduce slowly. Their government is a representative democracy. Alien artifacts figured prominently in their past. They come from a high-gravity, mineral-poor world that has a single moon and is known for being incredibly polluted.
The monstrous-looking, light-feathered race. They are a hermaphroditic race. Their economy is dependent on one technology: force fields. They have a complex justice system. They exist as wandering nomads. There is another race they worship as gods.
The cumbersome race of arachnids. They are very long-lived. They change genders as they age. They are fatalistic. Their government is a technocracy. They are rapidly expanding into the universe. They come from a high-gravity, desolate world that has two moons.


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