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 delicate-looking, energy-based race. They have powerful eyesight. This race moves on many legs. They are omnivores, but prefer to be herbivores. Biologically they are inclined to be hunters. They naturally hybernate. They do not reproduce, but instead infect and transform other beings into new members of their species. Their society is dependent on one technology: terraforming. They exist as wandering nomads. Their world of origin is watery.
The colossal race of crab-people. They have senses that let them navigate through hyperspace. This race moves bipedally. They can adsorb nutrients, plant-like, from the soil or similar substances. They can consume other living things to power their own healing. Their government is non-functional. They are involved in a subtle conflict with another race to determine the destiny of other, younger species. Their species is very diverse in individual appearances.
The spindly race of saurians. They are extremely patronizing. They control a solar system. They come from a high-gravity, barren, resource-rich world.
The graceful, gas-based race that resembles the nagas of earth mythology. Their tongues act as manipulatory limbs. They have many highly specialized manipulatory limbs. They are blood-drinkers. They learn quickly They are a race of mystics. They reproduce slowly. Their economy is dependent on one technology: computers. They control a great government from behind the scenes.
The crustacean race. By necessity, they are a race of mercenaries. They have elaborate mating displays. Religion is very important to them. Alien artifacts figured prominently in their past.
The semi-liquid, bat-like race. They can sense electromagnetic radiation. They are lithovores. Their greatest leaders were once warriors. They are a hermaphroditic race. Their major advancements are in weaponry. They are extremely morose. They control a vast galactic empire. They are actually a biomechanical race created by another people.
The spine-covered race. Their major advancements are in psychic technology. They are working to join a large, 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, desolate, mineral-rich world that has three moons and several, broken rings surrounding it.
The graceful, insectile race. Individual members can merge their bodies to produce more powerful or different "composite" members. They were once a dead people - what brought them back to life is a matter of speculation.
The gigantic, energy-based race of rodents. The most revered members of their society are warriors. They keep their promises - even if it means death. Another race uplifted them to sentience. They come from a high-gravity world.
The semi-material, bony-plated race. They have two manipulatory limbs. This race moves on many legs. They are omnivores, but prefer to be carnivorous. Their major technical achievements are in manufacturing. Their world of origin is pleasant.


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