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 delicate-looking, ape-like race. By necessity, they are a race of mystics. They exist in symbiosis with another species. They lay eggs. They are obsessively clean. They are locked in an battle with age-old enemies.
The misshapen, light-based race. They feed on time itself. Biologically they are inclined to be spies. They have to merge with a host in order to survive. They reproduce quickly. They are fatalistic. Another race created them artificially.
The fungus-based race that resembles the merfolk of earth mythology. This race has elongated limbs. They fly by means of gas sacks. They use acidic spit as a weapon. When severely hurt, they enter a regenerative trance. They have large litters. They are close relatives of another race, from whom they split over cultural differences ages ago. They come from another time.
The water-based, insectile race. Biologically they are inclined to be artists. They are masters of cloning. Their government is extremely corrupt. They are close relatives of another race, from whom they split over cultural differences ages ago.
The gigantic race. Their limbs are not so much specific, but are used for multiple functions. This race is able to adhere to solid surfaces, making climbing easy. They are carnivores. Their society is dependent on one technology: computers. They are addicted to the pleasures taking nutrition (whatever method they use). Their world of origin is resource-poor and is known for being home to powerful diseases.
The enormous race. This race moves on many legs. Their economy is dependent on one technology: chemistry. They are working to join a large, star system-spanning government.
The malformed, fungus-based, scaled race. Their eyes give them 360 degree vision. This race has no specific manipulatory appendages. They are herbivores. They can breathe a variety of atmospheres. The most revered members of their society are researchers. They crave forbidden knowledge. Their planet of origin is a world that has no moon.
The colossal race of humanoids. They can consume almost anything material. They are a race of thieves. They are easily addicted to certain substances. Their economy is dependent on one technology: manufacturing. Their government is a plutocracy. 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.
The elegant, gas-based race. They are masters of time travel. They are the results of other species interbreeding. They once came from another dimension.
The skeletal, skinless race. By necessity, they are a race of economists. Their government is a feudal system that is entirely dysfunctional. They once ruled a great empire, but were utterly defeated in a war. They were once a dead people - what brought them back to life is a matter of speculation. They come from a high-gravity, desolate, mineral-rich world that has three moons and is known to have been desrtroyed some time in the past.


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