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 tiny, octopus-like race. They move by dragging themselves along the ground. They are carnivores. Their internal structure is very delicate - so any wound can be fatal. They interbreed easily with other species. Their government is an aristocracy that is extremely corrupt. They come from another time.
The malformed, purple-feathered race. Their bodies are so efficient they do not excrete. They reproduce slowly. They are unswervingly practical. 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. They come from a high-gravity, icy, mineral-poor world that has no moon.
The spindly race. This race has elongated limbs. They are carnivores. Their society is dependent on one technology: time travel. Their homeworld destroyed, they are seeking to find a new one at any cost. Their planet of origin is a world that has no moon.
The semi-liquid race. By tradition, they are a race of thieves. They change genders as they age. Knowledge is the most valuable thing to them. Their government is a meritocracy. They are actually a biomechanical race created by another people.
The skeletal, ghost-like race. They have senses that let them navigate through hyperspace. This race has stubby limbs. They are omnivores, but prefer to be carnivorous. Their greatest leaders were once explorers. Their major technical achievements are in artificial life. They are very lazy. Another race created them artificially.
The misshapen, water-based race of primates. Their society is dependent on one technology: psychology. They come from a high-gravity, barren world that has several, broken rings surrounding it.
The monstrous-looking, slime-covered race. Their tongues are used not just for taste, but for smell as well. This race has no specific manipulatory appendages. This race is able to adhere to solid surfaces, making climbing easy. They can transfer their minds to the bodies of others. The most revered members of their society are explorers. They are highly emotional. Their world of origin is resource-rich and has no moon.
The arachnid race. They are famous for producing conquerors. Their society is dependent on one technology: virtual reality. They are a growing empire. They are the descendants of another sentient race, but are a separate species. They come from a high-gravity, rocky, resource-rich world that is known for its diverse life forms.
The squat race that resembles the pegasi of earth mythology. Their government is a bureaucracy. They control a vast galactic empire. Alien artifacts figured prominently in their past.
The spindly, black-furred race. Many members of their species are bureaucrats. The species has 'subspecies' that specialize in different tasks. They are an all-male race. Their major advancements are in virtual reality. They are extremely morose. Their government is functional. They control a vast galactic empire. Another race uplifted them to sentience.


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