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 colossal, aquatic race. They spend their lives tied to a giant central computer. They are a hermaphroditic race. They are extremely prudish. They are ancient, widespread, and powerful. They are locked in an battle with age-old enemies. Their planet of origin is a world that has many moons.
The massive race of bovines. They have a radar-like sense. This race has highly specialized limbs for various uses. They are carnivores. They can take on the form of someone's worst fears. They can change genders under certain conditions. They tattoo/mark their integument in various ways for cultural purposes. Their world of origin is icy, mineral-poor, has two moons, and is known for having some particuarly unusual wildlife.
The bony-plated race. They can sense electromagnetic radiation. They have three highly specialized manipulatory limbs. They move at incredible speeds. They are easily addicted to certain substances. They change genders as they age. Their economy is dependent on one technology: genetic engineering. They are notoriously hyperactive. Their government is an aristocracy that is non-functional. There is little variance in appearance among individuals, making one easy to mistake for another.
The monstrous-looking race of felines. By tradition, they are a race of archaeologists. They naturally hybernate. They reproduce by budding off new members of their race. Their society is dependent on one technology: biology. They never quit or surrender. They are rapidly expanding into the universe.
The statuesque, ghost-like race of horse-creatures. Their major technical achievements are in virtual reality. They are merciless towards the weak - even among their own species. Their government is a meritocracy that is efficient. They are close relatives of another race, from whom they split over cultural differences ages ago. They come from a high-gravity, rocky world.
The gigantic race of turtle-creatures. By tradition, they are a race of anthropologists. They do not reproduce, but instead infect and transform other beings into new members of their species. Their economy is dependent on one technology: computers. They seek enlightenment. Their government is functional. They are the fallen remnants of a once-mighty empire.
The monstrous-looking, earth-based race of serpent-beings. By tradition, they are a race of mystics. Their government is non-functional. They are in decline. They come from a high-gravity world that is known for being home to powerful diseases.
The hulking race that resembles the griffins of earth mythology. This race has stubby limbs. They are omnivores, but prefer to be herbivores. Their economy is dependent on one technology: robotics. Their government is a meritocracy. Another race uplifted them to sentience. They come from another time.
The frog-like race. They are a race of merchants. They are very long-lived. They are capable of going into a berserk rage under certain conditions. Their government is a confederacy that is corrupt. They once ruled a great empire, but were utterly defeated in a war. They come from a low-gravity, flourishing world.
The tiny race that resembles the kraken of earth mythology. This race travels by wings. They are omnivores, but prefer to be herbivores. They can take on the form of someone's worst fears. When severely hurt, they enter a regenerative trance. Their major advancements are in computers. They keep their promises - even if it means death. They are all but gone - yet their many artifacts remain on other worlds. Another race created them artificially.


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