Aven

Aven have humanlike bodies, arms, and legs, along with birdlike wings and heads.

Aven Features

Ability Score Increase. Your Dexterity score increases by 2.

Age. Like humans, aven reach adulthood in their late teens and can live in their 80s.

Size. Aven stand from 5 to 6 feet tall, but their bodies are slender and their bones are
partially hollow to facilitate their flight. Your size is Medium.

Speed. Your base walking speed is 25 feet. You have a flying speed of 30 feet. You can’t use your flying speed while you wear medium or heavy armor. (If your campaign uses the variant rule for encumbrance, you can’t use your flying speed if you are encumbered.)

Languages. You can speak, read, and write Common and Aven.

Eagle-Headed (Dominaria)

Aven from (Dominaria) have heads resembling those of eagles. Their lean forms are covered with feathers, and their arms and legs all end in sharp talons.

Ability Score Increase. Your Wisdom score increases by 2.

Alignment. Aven from Dominaria are inclined toward the lawful good alignment of the Church of Serra.

Hawkeyed. You have proficiency in the Perception skill. In addition, attacking at long range doesn’t impose disadvantage on your ranged weapon attack rolls.

Ibis-Headed (Amonkhet)

A majority of ibis-headed aven, drawn to the teachings of Kefnet, specialize in spellcasting.
They take great pride in all the qualities they share with the god of knowledge—not just their avian heads, but their quick wit, self-confidence, cunning, and spellcasting prowess.

Ability Score Increase. Your Intelligence score increases by 1.

Alignment. Most aven lean toward some form of neutrality. Ibis-headed aven, focused more on knowledge than any other virtue, are usually neutral.

Kefnet’s Blessing. You can add half your proficiency bonus, rounded down, to any Intelligence check you make that doesn’t already include your proficiency bonus.

Hawk-Headed (Amonkhet)

Following the example of Oketra, hawk-headed aven often focus on the techniques of long-range combat. Most prefer javelins, but some are skilled with bows, spears, and throwing axes.

Ability Score Increase. Your Wisdom score increases by 2.

Alignment. Most aven lean toward some form of neutrality. Hawk-headed aven are inclined toward lawful neutral.

Hawkeyed. You have proficiency in the Perception skill. In addition, attacking at long range doesn’t impose disadvantage on your ranged weapon attack rolls.

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