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 tall race. This race is able to adhere to solid surfaces, making climbing easy. They feed on radiation. Severe trauma can trigger a regenerative state that re-constructs their bodies. They long ago converted to a cybernetic existence. They do not reproduce, but instead infect and transform other beings into new members of their species. Their major technical achievements are in biology. They have a tradition of elaborate holidays. They are locked in an battle with age-old enemies.
The massive, shell-covered race. This race has stubby limbs. They move by dragging themselves along the ground. They are omnivores, but prefer to be carnivorous. They can astrally project their minds. Their bodies have useful natural pouches. They are a hermaphroditic race. Their major advancements are in robotics. Though not xenophobic, they do like to keep a distance from other races. They are regarded virtually as gods by some races. Their origin is a mystery - even their supposed world of origin doesn't seem to be their homeworld. They come from a low-gravity, hot world that has many moons and a single ring surrounding it and is known for having its own special natural beauty.
The thin, turtle-like race. They have no sense of smell. This race has elongated limbs. This race moves on many legs. They are herbivores. They have an ability to bend reality that some may call magic. By necessity, they are a race of scholars. Their economy is dependent on one technology: time travel. Their government is ethical in its own way. They are regarded virtually as gods by some races. They come from another universe.
The race that resembles the medusae of earth mythology. They now largely live in virtual reality. Their economy is dependent on one technology: drugs. Their government is ethical in its own way. They are currently plotting to take over a star system-spanning government. Most of their species ascented to a godlike existence - they are the descendents of those that did not. They come from a high-gravity, mineral-rich world that is known for having some particuarly unusual wildlife.
The squat, ice-based race. They have multiple hearing organs. They move by crawling along the ground. They can consume almost anything material. Despite their intelligence, their speech is rather childlike. They were once a dead people - what brought them back to life is a matter of speculation.
The bat-like race. They have five highly specialized manipulatory limbs. This race moves quadrupedially. They are omnivores, but prefer to be carnivorous. They are a race of assassins. They have more than two genders, which makes things rather complex. They are rapidly expanding into the universe. They are close relatives of another race, from whom they split over cultural differences ages ago.
The enormous race of canines. They are very long-lived. Their society is dependent on one technology: psychic technology. They are involved in a subtle conflict with another race to determine the destiny of other, younger species. They come from a low-gravity, icy, resource-rich world that has no moon.
The gigantic, eel-like race. Their society is split by gender - males and females are separate cultures. Their major technical achievements are in chemistry. They are very forgiving. Their government is a democracy. The different genders of the species are very distinct physically. They come from a low-gravity, pleasant, resource-poor world that is known for having some unusual ore deposits.
The misshapen race that resembles the unicorn of earth mythology. They have three long-fingered manipulatory limbs. They can consume almost anything material. By tradition, they are a race of strategists. Their major technical achievements are in force fields. Professions are passed on through family lines. Their government is a dictatorship. They are rapidly expanding out of their solar system. They come from another time.
The armadillo-like race. They have a strange sixth sense. They have two manipulatory limbs. They are blood-drinkers. They regrow lost limbs and organs. Biologically they are inclined to be explorers. Their society is dependent on one technology: chemistry. They were once a dead people - what brought them back to life is a matter of speculation.

 

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