# Vital Statistics

The following section determines a character's starting age, height, and weight. However, not every race is described here (since very many new ones were introduced in the Advanced Race Guide.)

The character's race and class influence these statistics. Consult your GM before making a character that does not conform to these statistics.

## Age

You can choose or randomly generate your character's age. If you choose it, it must be at least the minimum age for the character's race and class. Alternatively, roll the dice indicated for your class on Table: Random Starting Ages and add the result to the minimum age of adulthood for your race to determine how old your character is.

With age, a character's physical ability scores decrease and his mental ability scores increase (see Table: Aging Effects). The effects of each aging step are cumulative. However, none of a character's ability scores can be reduced below 1 in this way.

When a character reaches venerable age, secretly roll his maximum age and record the result, which the player does not know. A character who reaches his maximum age dies of old age sometime during the following year.

The maximum ages are for player characters. Most people in the world at large die from pestilence, accidents, infections, or violence before getting to venerable age.

## Height and Weight

To determine a character's height, roll the modifier dice indicated on Table: Random Height and Weight and add the result, in inches, to the base height for your character's race and gender. To determine a character's weight, multiply the result of the modifier dice by the weight multiplier and add the result to the base weight for your character's race and gender.

Table: Random Starting Ages
Human 15 years +1d4 +1d6 +2d6
Dwarf 40 years +3d6 +5d6 +7d6
Elf 110 years +4d6 +6d6 +10d6
Gnome 40 years +4d6 +6d6 +9d6
Half-elf 20 years +1d6 +2d6 +3d6
Half-orc 14 years +1d4 +1d6 +2d6
Halfling 20 years +2d4 +3d6 +4d6

1 This category includes barbarians, oracles, rogues, and sorcerers.
2 This category includes bards, cavaliers, fighters, gunslingers, paladins, rangers, summoners, and witches.
3 This category includes alchemists, clerics, druids, inquisitors, magi, monks, and wizards.

Table: Aging Effects
Race Middle Age Old Venerable Maximum Age
Cumulative Effects –1 to Str, Dex, and Con; +1 to Int, Wis, and Cha –2 to Str, Dex, and Con; +1 to Int, Wis, and Cha –3 to Str, Dex, and Con; +1 to Int, Wis, and Cha GM secretly determines Maximum
Aasimar 150 years 200 years 250 years 250 + 6d% years
Catfolk 35 years 53 years 70 years 70 + 2d20 years
Changelings 35 years 53 years 70 years 70 + 2d20 years
Dhampir 175 years 263 years 350 years 350 + 4d% years
Drow 175 years 263 years 350 years 350 + 4d% years
Duergar 125 years 188 years 250 years 250 + 2d% years
Dwarf 125 years 188 years 250 years 250 + 2d% years
Elf 175 years 263 years 350 years 350 + 4d% years
Fetchling 62 years 93 years 125 years 125 + 3d20 years
Gillmen 62 years 93 years 125 years 125 + 3d20 years
Gnome 100 years 150 years 200 years 200 + 3d% years
Goblin 20 years 30 years 40 years 40 + 1d20 years
Grippli 20 years 30 years 40 years 40 + 1d20 years
Half-elf 62 years 93 years 125 years 125 + 3d20 years
Half-orc 30 years 45 years 60 years 60 + 2d10 years
Halfling 50 years 75 years 100 years 100 + 5d20 years
Hobgoblin 30 years 45 years 60 years 60 + 2d10 years
Human 35 years 53 years 70 years 70 + 2d20 years
Ifrit 150 years 200 years 250 years 250 + 6d% years
Kitsune 32 year 50 years 65 years 65 + 3d12 years
Kobold 20 years 30 years 40 years 40 + 1d20 years
Merfolk 35 years 53 years 70 years 70 + 2d20 years
Nagaji 60 years 90 years 120 years 120 + 3d20 years
Orc 20 years 30 years 40 years 40 + 1d20 years
Oread 150 years 200 years 250 years 250 + 6d% years
Ratfolk 20 years 30 years 40 years 40 + 1d20 years
Samsarans 150 years 200 years 250 years 250 + 6d% years
Strix 20 years 30 years 40 years 40 +1d20 years
Suli 35 years 53 years 70 years 70 + 2d20 years
Svirfneblin 100 years 150 years 200 years 200 + 3d% years
Sylph 150 years 200 years 250 years 250 + 6d% years
Tengu 35 year 53 years 70 years 70 + 2d20 years
Tiefling 150 years 200 years 250 years 250 + 6d% years
Undine 150 years 200 years 250 years 250 + 6d% years
Vanara 30 years 45 years 60 years 60 + 2d10 years
Vishkanya 35 years 53 years 70 years 70 + 2d20 years
Wayangs 100 years 150 years 200 years 200 + 1d% years
Table: Random Height and Weight
Race Base Height Base Weight Modifier Weight Multiplier
Human, male 4 ft. 10 in. 120 lbs. 2d10 ×5 lbs.
Human, female 4 ft. 5 in. 85 lbs. 2d10 ×5 lbs.
Dwarf, male 3 ft. 9 in. 150 lbs. 2d4 ×7 lbs.
Dwarf, female 3 ft. 7 in. 120 lbs. 2d4 ×7 lbs.
Elf, male 5 ft. 4 in. 100 lbs. 2d8 ×3 lbs.
Elf, female 5 ft. 4 in. 90 lbs. 2d6 ×3 lbs.
Gnome, male 3 ft. 0 in. 35 lbs. 2d4 ×1 lb.
Gnome, female 2 ft. 10 in. 30 lbs. 2d4 ×1 lb.
Half-elf, male 5 ft. 2 in. 110 lbs. 2d8 ×5 lbs.
Half-elf, female 5 ft. 0 in. 90 lbs. 2d8 ×5 lbs.
Half-orc, male 4 ft. 10 in. 150 lbs. 2d12 ×7 lbs.
Half-orc, female 4 ft. 5 in. 110 lbs. 2d12 ×7 lbs.
Halfling, male 2 ft. 8 in. 30 lbs. 2d4 ×1 lb.
Halfling, female 2 ft. 6 in. 25 lbs. 2d4 ×1 lb.