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 scaled race. They have no sense of smell. This race has relatively undeveloped limbs. They are herbivores. Biologically they are inclined to be craftsmen. They spend their lives tied to a giant central computer. They change genders as they age. They tattoo/mark their integument in various ways for cultural purposes. Another race created them artificially.
The hulking, shell-covered race. By necessity, they are a race of servants. They are an all-female race. Their major advancements are in biology. Their government is corrupt. They control only one planet. They were once a dead people - what brought them back to life is a matter of speculation.
The graceful race that resembles the unicorn of earth mythology. They are tripedial. They are omnivores. They reproduce quickly. Their major advancements are in computers. They are natural survivors. They are locked in an battle with age-old enemies. They once came from another dimension.
The gigantic, bat-like race. Their entire lives are spent inside cybernetic pods. There is another race they worship as gods. They come from a low-gravity, desert-like world.
The earth-based, elephantine race. They can consume almost anything material. The most revered members of their society are adventurers. They have only one child at a time. They are in decline. Alien artifacts figured prominently in their past.
The rodent-like race. Their method of extretion is infamously disgusting. They do not reproduce, but instead infect and transform other beings into new members of their species. Space is their home, they have no world of their own.
The tall, fungus-based, brown-armored race. By tradition, they are a race of historians. As they age, they evolve into another species entirely. They have elaborate mating displays. Their major technical achievements are in terraforming. Their government is extremely corrupt. They control a vast galactic empire.
The hulking, scaled race. By necessity, they are a race of thieves. They are capable of going into a berserk rage under certain conditions. They come from a high-gravity, barren, mineral-poor world that has many moons and is known for being an excellent place to observe astronomical phenomena.
The statuesque race of armadillo-creatures. Their eyes give them 360 degree vision. They have four elongated manipulatory limbs. This race moves on many legs. They are an all-male race. Their economy is dependent on one technology: medicine. They are merciless towards the weak - even among their own species. They are regarded virtually as gods by some races. They have a rivalry with another race. Their world of origin is pleasant, resource-poor, and has only a small area that is actual habitable by this species.
The furred race. They have a single eye. This race moves on many legs. They are herbivores. Their economy is dependent on one technology: computers. They would conquer the galaxy if they could, but so far haven't proven to be very good at it. The different genders of the species are very distinct physically.


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