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MiddleearthRacesinGURPS
CharacterTemplates
AmaznWarriors:Fiercefemalewarriorsfromthecursedislandofwomen(50pts).
RangersoftheNorth:StalwartdefendersofEriador(20pts).

MannishRaces
Beijabar(Beornings):StronglybuiltpeopleoftheupperValesofAnduin(5pts).
BeijabarLords:SkinchangingleadersoftheBeornings(240pts).
BlackNmenoreans:DarkskinnedanddarkheartedcousinsoftheDnedain(6pts).
CommonFolk:Averagepeopleofcitiesandvillages(0pts).
CorsairsofUmbar:RenegadeDnedainwhoraidthecoastsofGondor(1pts).
Dnedain:NoblesuccesorsoftheNmenor'sglory(4pts).
Dunlendings:WildandruggedinhabitantsofDunland(5pts).
Haradrim:Darkskinnedpeopleofthesouthernlands(0pts).
Lossoth:Short,stubbyinhabitantsoftheFarNorth(5pts).
Moredain:BlackskinneddenizensoftheFarHarad'srainforests(0pts).
Northmen:SimplefolkoftheWilderland(5pts).
Rohirrim:ProudhorselordsofRohan(25pts).
Talathrim:NomadtribesoftheMenelotriand(5pts).
Umli:HalfDwarvenpeopleofthenorthernMiddleearth(25pts).
WoodmenofMirkwood:ReclusiveinhabitantsofMirkwood(0pts).
Woses:Ancientpeoplewithmysteriouspowers(10pts).

ElvenRaces
Elfblooded:DescendantsofaHalfElf(25pts).
HalfElves:OffspringoftheHumanandSilvanElfparents(40pts).
NoldoElves:ThemostnobleofalltheChildrenofIlvatar(150pts).
SilvanElves:Reclusive,wildElvenfolkofdeepforests(130pts).
SindaElves:NobledescendentsoftheThingol'sfolk(135pts).

HobbitRaces
Fallohides:ThetallestandmostfoolhardybranchofHobbits(10pts).
Harfoots:AverageHobbitsofHobbitonandBywater(10pts).
Stoors:SomewhatstrangeHobbitswhodwellnearrivers(10pts).

Orc&TrollRaces
Goblins:Thesmallest,butmostnumerouskindofOrcs(40pts).
HalfOrcs:HideouscrossbetweenOrcsandMen(31pts).
HalfTrolls:MonstrouscrossbetweenTrollsandMen(40pts).
OlogHai:Large,dangerousTrollswhoareimmunetosunlight(17pts).
UrukHai:ThestrongestandevilestOrcsyetbred(15pts).

OtherRaces
Dwarves:ShortandstrongpeopleofAule(35pts).
StoneGiants:Large,misteriousdenizensofhighmountains(253pts).

CharacterTemplates
AmaznWarriors:50pts

ST+1DX+1HT+1
Advantages:CombatReflexesFit
DisadvantagesandQuirks:CodeofHonor:Amazn
Skills:BroadswordDXShieldDXSwimmingDXBowDX2
Height:normalWeight:normalLanguage:Amaznian(relatedtoAdnaic)
Notes:
ThisisthetemplateforthosewomenoftheislandofAmaznwhoarechosenatbirthtobetrainedaswarriors
thestatbonusesareapplicableonlyifthetrainingwasregularatleastsinceageoffive.
Theheight(andweight)iscalculatedonlyusingthe"natural"strengthofthecharacter,i.e.beforethe+1bonus
isapplied.

RangersoftheNorth:20pts
Advantages:CombatReflexesElffriend+2Patron:Rangers(magic,equip.)
DisadvantagesandQuirks:CodeofHonor:Rangers'CodeDutytoRangersIntolerancetoDarkPeoples
Enemy:Sauron'sminions(roll9)
Skills:AreaKn.(Eriador)IQ+1BowDXBroadswordDXCookingIQTrackingIQNaturalistIQ
OrienteeringIQPhysicianIQSavoirFaire(Dnedain)IQShieldDXTrapsIQSpearDXStealthDX
GestureIQ
Height:asperraceWeight:asperraceLanguage:asperrace
Notes:
ARangermustbeeitheraDnadan,HalfElforofElvenbloodeddescentmembersofotherracesareaccepted
onlyinexceptionalcircumstances(worthatleast10pointsofUnusualBackground).

MannishRaces
Beijabar(Beornings):5pts
ST+1
Advantages:AnimalEmpathy
DisadvantagesandQuirks:IntoleranttoOrcsandWargsSenseofDuty:FreePeoples
Skills:Waildyth(woodsygnals)IQAnimalHandlingIQ2(+4)
Height:male+3",female+1"Weight:normalLanguage:Atliduk(relatedtoNahaiduk)

BeijabarLords:240pts
ST+2HT+2Advantages:AnimalEmpathyReducedSleepAnimalForm:KodiakBear
DisadvantagesandQuirks:IntoleranttoOrcsandWargsSenseofDuty:FreePeoplesAlignedtoGood
Skills:Waildyth(woodsygnals)IQAnimalHandlingIQ2
Height:male+12",female+6"Weight:normalLanguage:Atliduk(relatedtoNahaiduk)
Notes:
TherarelordsoftheBeornings,likeBeornhimself,hadtheabilitytotransformintoalargebear.
WhenaBeorningisinbearform,usethestatsoftheKodiakbearinGURPSBestiary(p.BE9),orforPolar
bearinGURPSBasicSet(P.B141).Inaddition,hehasthefollowingadvantages:CombatReflexes,Alertness
+2,SpeakwithAnimalsandDisadvantagesandQuirks:InconvenientSize(10fttall),NoFineManipulators,
Mute,Bestial.

BlackNmenoreans:6pts
ST+1,HT+1
Advantages:ExtendedLifespanIEarlyMaturationI
DisadvantagesandQuirks:OverconfidenceCodeofHonorIntoleranttoElvesAlignedtoEvilSelfish
(trait)Chauvinistic(quirktrait)
Height:male+5",female+1Weight:normalLanguage:AdnaicoranyHaradaic
Notes:
DescendantsoftheNmenoreanswhowereloyaltothekingArPharazn,theyarerelativelyfewinnumber,
butmostlyveryrichandpowerful.TheycanbefoundinmostoftheplacesthatusedtobetheNmenorean
colonies,buttheyarethesolerulersonlyinFalasMorlith(a.k.a.Pharazin),wheretheyrulefromtheirfortified
manorsaslordsoverthelocalHaradrimpopulation.

CommonFolk:0pts
Weight:normalHeight:normalLanguage:Westron
Notes:
Theyareincludedherejustasaremainderthatnoteveryoneisofsomespecialracemajorityofthe
inhabitantsofnorthwesternMiddleearthconsistsofthecommonfolk.

CorsairsofUmbar:1pt
ST+1HT+1
Advantages:ExtendedLifespanIEarlyMaturationI
DisadvantagesandQuirks:Reputation3:pirates(Gondor,roll7)CodeofHonor:pirates'Impulsiveness
IntolerancetoGondoriansOverconfidenceProud(quirktrait)
Skills:SeamanshipIQ
Weight:male+3",female+0"Height:normalLanguageAdnaic
Notes:CorsairsarearenegadeoffspringoftheDnedainofGondor,whohavetakenthecontroloftheformer
GondoriancolonyUmbar,fromwheretheirgalleysrowedbyslaves,mainlypeoplecapturedinraidson
GondoriancoastsregularlyattackhavensandshipsofGondor,sometimesasfarinlandasPelargiron
Anduin.

Dnedain:4pts
ST+2HT+1
Advantages:ExtendedLifespanIEarlyMaturationIBilingual(twomothertongues)
DisadvantagesandQuirks:Enemy:roll9(seenotes)IntolerancetoOrcsOverconfidenceAlignedtoGood
Proud(quirktrait)
Height:male+5",female+1"Weight:normalLanguages:Westron,Sindarin
Notes:
Thepure,nobleDnedain,descendentsoftheFaithfulofNmenor,arenowveryraresight,eveninMinas
Tirith.ProbablythegreatestconcentrationoftheDnedainisinDolAmroth,wherethePrincecommandshis
nobleknightsofDorenErnil.
EnemyoftheDnedainofArnorwasformostoftheThirdAgetheWitchkingdomofAngmarthepeopleof
GondorhadtheCorsairsofUmbarforenemieseversincetheKinstrife.

Dunlendings:5pts
HT+1
DisadvantagesandQuirks:Primitive(TL1)SuperstitiousSelfish(trait)
Skills:Climbing+2TrackingIQ+2
Height:normalWeight:normalLanguage:Dunael

Haradrim:0pts
Height:normalWeight:normalLanguage:oneHaradaicdialect

Lossoth:5pts
HT+2Advantages:Alertness+2AcuteTasteandSmell
DisadvantagesandQuirks:Primitive(TL0)DoublecostforLiteracyMildShynessPoverty:struggling
Overweight
Skills:BoatingDXSurvival(polar)IQ+1Naturalist
Height:4"Weight:normalLanguage:Labba

Moredain:0pts
HT+1DisadvantagesandQuirks:Primitive(TL1)
Height:normalWeight:normalLanguage:oneApysaicdialect

Northmen:5pts
DisadvantagesandQuirks:Primitive(TL2)
Height:male+1",female1Weight:normalLanguage:Norliduk
Notes:
Northmenarethe"commonfolk"ofRhovanion,fromtheValesofAnduintotheplainswestofMirkwood.
TheyarecloselyrelatedtotheWoodmen,RohirrimandtheBeornings,andlivemostlyincountryandtowns.
ThoseofthemwholiveincitieslikeEsgarothorDalearesomewhatmoretechnologicallyadvanced,andthey
don'ttakethedisadvantagelistedabove.

Rohirrim:25pts
DX+1
DisadvantagesandQuirks:IntoleranttoEasterlings,DunlendingsandOrcs
Skills:RidingDX+3AnimalHandlingIQ
Height:+3"Weight:normalLanguage:Rohirric

Talathrim:5pts
HT+1
Advantages:AbsoluteDirectionsAlertness+2

DisadvantagesandQuirks:Primitive:TL0ImpulsivenessTruthfulness
Skills:StealthDXRidingDX+1BowDX
Height:normalWeight:normalLanguage:oneofmanyTalathdialects
Notes:
TalathrimisaloosegroupofpeoplesandtribesthatliveonthewideplainsofMenelotriand,tothewestofthe
SeaofRhn.Theirculture,technologyandreligiouscustomsloselyresemblethoseofthenomadicIndiantribes
oftheNorthAmericanplains.

Umli:25pts
ST+1HT+2
Advantages:ExtraFatigue+2Longevity
DisadvantagesandQuirks:DwarfismStubbornness
Height:asperDwarfism,+8"Weight:asperDwarfismLanguage:Umitic
Notes:
TheUmliareasmallandreclusivepeoplethatlivetotheNorthofRhovanion,intheeternalcoldof
Forodwaith.TheyarebelievedtobesomesortofshortMen,ortallDvarwes,orboth.

WoodmenofMirkwood:0pts
DisadvantagesandQuirks:IntoleranttoOrcsandGreatSpidersPrimitive(TL2)Uncongenial(quirktrait)
Skills:ClimbingDXSurvival(woodlands)IQ+1AcrobaticsDXNaturalistIQ2
Height:normalWeight:normalLanguage:Nahaiduk

Woses:10pts
ST+1HT+1
Advantages:DiscriminatorySmell(+4)NightVisionAcuteVision+3AcuteHearing+2Absolute
DirectionAnimalEmpathyPlantEmpathy
DisadvantagesandQuirks:ShortLifespanII(50%)UglyAppearanceSevereShynessIntolerancetoOrcs
andWargsSocialStigma:BarbarianSenseofDuty:tonaturePrimitive(TL0)
Skills:TrackingIQ+2NaturalistIQ+5Survival:ForestIQ+3MeditationIQ+1WoodworkingDX+1Stealth
DX+3Axe/MaceDX
Height:14"Weight:normalLanguage:Pkael
SpecialWoseSkill:CreatePkelman(Mental/VeryHardnodefaults,prerequisiteMagery):
PkelmenarestonestatuesusedtoprotecthomesandotherplacesimportanttoWosesortheirallies.Acreated
Pkelmanhasthesamestatsandskillsashiscreatoratthetimeofcreation,anditspurposeistoprotectaplace
orareaasdeterminedbythecreatiomonitsmaking.Onanythreattotheprotectedareaitwillwarnitscreator
asperWatchdogspell,orifthecreatorisnotaroundspringtolifeandfight.Nowoundswillaffectits
behavior,anditcan'tfallunconscious,sinceallthosewoundsareinsteadtakenbythecreator,whereverheis.If
thewoundsaresohardthatthecreatordies,thePkelmanturnstoanordinarystonestatue.

ElvenRaces
Acommonnote:
InnateMagicmeansthatthecharactercanspendthegivennumberofpointsononeormorespellsasknacks(seepage

M86).

Elfblooded:25pts
Advantages:AttractiveLongevityElffriend+1MusicalAbility+1InnateMagic(5points)
DisadvantagesandQuirks:PreferencetoGood
Height:normalWeight:normal:Language:asperculturewhereraised
Notes:
ThispackagecanbetakenonlybyacharacterwhobelongstoaMannishracethatcanproduceaHalfElf.
ThoseMannishculturesare:CommonFolk,Dnedain,Dunlendings,Northmen,TalathrimandWoodmen.

HalfElves:40pts
Advantages:Handsome/BeautifulLongevityStarsightMusicalAbility+3Elffriend+2InnateMagic(10
points)
DisadvantagesandQuirks:SenseofDuty:natureAlignedtoGood
Skills:Stealth+1
Height:normalWeight:5lbsLanguage:asperculturewhereraised
Notes:
ThispackagecanbetakenonlytogetherwithanappropriateMannishrace,andmeansthatoneofthe
character'sparentsbelongstotheSilvanElvishrace.ThoseMannishculturesare:CommonFolk,Dnedain,
Dunlendings,Northmen,TalathrimandWoodmen.

NoldoElves:150pts
ST+1IQ+2HT+1
Advantages:Status3(HighElves)Handsome/BeautifulImmunitytoDiseaseMagery2(+1)Starsight
UnagingRapidHealingLiteracyTemp.ToleranceI(030+/HTdegreesCelsius)TelescopicVisionII(x4)
MusicalAbility+2PerfectBalanceInnateMagic(20points)Bilingual(twomothertongues)Language
Talent+2
DisadvantagesandQuirks:DislikeDwarvesSenseofDuty:toallNoldorEnemy:Sauron'sminions,roll9
IntolerancetoMorgoth'screaturesDyingRaceDevotedtoGoodResponsive(quirktrait)Proud(quirktrait)
Skills:Broadsword+1Stealth+2LightWalkIQ
Height:male+7",female+3"Weight:20lbsLanguages:SindarinandQuenya

SilvanElves:130pts
DX+2HT+1
Advantages:MusicalAbility+6Handsome/BeautifulImmunitytoDiseaseMagery1StarsightUnaging
RapidHealingPerfectBalanceTemp.ToleranceI(030+/HTdegreesCelsius)TelescopicVisionII(x4)
AnimalEmpathyPlantEmpathyInnateMagic(20points)
DisadvantagesandQuirks:DisliketoDwarvesSenseofDuty:tonatureEnemy:Sauron'sminions,roll9
IntolerancetoMorgoth'screaturesAlignedtoGoodResponsive(quirktrait)Congenial(quirktrait)
Skills:Bow+1Stealth+3LightWalkIQClimbing+2
Height:normalWeight:10lbsLanguage:Silvan(seenotes)
Notes:
SilvanisinfactacommonnameforavarietyofdialectsusedbyvariousAvartribesthroughouttheMiddle
Earth,eachtreatedasadifferentlanguage.

SindaElves:135pts
DX+2IQ+1HT+1
Advantages:MusicalAbility+4Handsome/BeautifulImmunitytoDiseaseMagery1StarsightUnaging
RapidHealingPerfectBalanceTemp.ToleranceI(030+/HTdegreesCelsius)TelescopicVisionII(x4)
AnimalEmpathyPlantEmpathyInnateMagic(20points)
DisadvantagesandQuirks:DisliketoDwarvesSenseofDuty:toallElvesEnemy:Sauron'sminions,roll9
IntolerancetoMorgoth'screaturesDevotedtoGoodResponsive(quirktrait)Congenial(quirktrait)
Skills:Bow+2Stealth+3LightWalkIQClimbing+1
Height:male+4",female+0"Weight:15lbsLanguage:Sindarin

HobbitRaces
Fallohides:10pts
ST3DX+2
Advantages:ExtraFatigue+2AcuteHearing+1DR2(feetonly)SemiliteracyMagicResistance5
ChameleonISilenceIIILongevity
DisadvantagesandQuirks:Reputation3(easternEriador,roll7seenotes)LateMaturationI(age30)
GluttonyDwarfismPacifism(selfdefenseonly)ReducedMove2DislikewaterandboatsDistractible
(quirktrait)
Skills:CookingIQ+1StealthDX
Height:60%normalWeight:normalLanguage:ShiredialectofWestron
Notes:
Hobbitshave(onlypartiallydeserved)reputationofbeinglowthievesandtricksters.
Optionaldisadvantage:manyhobbitsareAddictedtoPipeweed,whichlowersitsracialcostto5points.

Harfoots:10pts
ST3DX+2
Advantages:ExtraFatigue+2AcuteHearing+1DR2(feetonly)SemiliteracyMagicResistance5
ChameleonISilenceIIILongevity
DisadvantagesandQuirks:Reputation3(easternEriador,roll7seenotes)LateMaturationI(age30)
GluttonyDwarfismPacifism(selfdefenseonly)ReducedMove2DislikewaterandboatsDistractible
(quirktrait)
Skills:CookingIQ+1StealthDX
Height:40%normalWeight:normalLanguage:ShiredialectofWestron
Notes:
Hobbitshave(onlypartiallydeserved)reputationofbeinglowthievesandtricksters.
Optionaldisadvantage:manyhobbitsareAddictedtoPipeweed,whichlowersitsracialcostto5points.

Stoors:10pts
ST3DX+2
Advantages:ExtraFatigue+2AcuteHearing+1DR2(feetonly)SemiliteracyMagicResistance5
ChameleonISilenceIIILongevity
DisadvantagesandQuirks:Reputation3(easternEriador,roll7seenotes)LateMaturationI(age30)
GluttonyDwarfismPacifism(selfdefenseonly)ReducedMove2Distractible(quirktrait)

Skills:CookingIQStealthDX
Height:50%normalWeight:normalLanguage:ShiredialectofWestron
Notes:
Hobbitshave(onlypartiallydeserved)reputationofbeinglowthievesandtricksters.
Optionaldisadvantage:manyhobbitsareAddictedtoPipeweed,whichlowersitsracialcostby5points.

Orc&TrollRaces
Goblins:40pts
ST+1DX1IQ2HT+3
Advantages:ReducedSleepNightVisionLongevityExtraFatigue+3
DisadvantagesandQuirks:Weakness:sun(1dfatigue/5min)HideousAppearanceEnemies(Elves,
Dwarvesroll9)Intolerance:allexceptowntribeAlignedtoEvilCallous(trait)
Skills:Axe/MaceDX
Height:5"Weight:60%normalLanguage:OrkishsometimesWestron

HalfOrcs:31pts
ST+1HT"+1
Advantages:NightVision
Disadvantages&Quirks:BadTemperUglyAppearanceEnemies(Elves,Dwarvesroll6)SocialStigma(as
outsider)AlignedtoEvilCallous(trait)
Height:normalWeight:normalLanguage:BlackSpeech,OrkishorWestron

HalfTrolls:40pts
ST+2DX1IQ1HT+2
Advantages:NightVisionThickHide:DR1
Disadvantages&Quirks:UglyAppearanceBadTemperIntoleranttononTrollsEnemies(Elves,Dwarves
roll6)SocialStigma(asoutsider)DislikesunlightDevotedtoEvilCallous(trait)
Skills:TwohandedAxe/MaceDX
Height:+12"WeightnormalLanguage:BlackSpeechorWestron

OlogHai:17pts
ST+10DX1IQ2HT+3
Advantages:IncreasedStrengthI(STx2)DarkVisionThickHide:DR3
Disadvantages&Quirks:HideousAppearanceBadTemperBloodlustEnemies(Elves,Dwarvesroll9)
Weakness:sun(1ddamage/5min)DevotedtoEvilCallous(trait)
Skills:TwohandedAxe/MaceDX+1
Height:+24"Weight:normalLanguage:BlackSpeechorWestron

UrukHai:15pts

ST+2IQ1HT+3
Advantages:ReducedSleepNightVisionLongevityExtraFatigue+3
Disadvantages&Quirks:DislikesunlightHideousAppearanceEnemies(Elves,Dwarvesroll9)
Intolerance:allnonUruksBloodlustDevotedtoEvilCallous(trait)
Skills:Sword(ShortorBroad)DXShieldDX1
Height:1"Weight:+10lbsLanguage:BlackSpeech,OrkishorWestron

OtherRaces
Dwarves:35pts
ST+2DX1HT+3
Advantages:ExtraFatigue+4NightVisionExtendedLifespanILongevityCool(trait)Bilingual(two
mothertongues)
Disadvantages&Quirks:ReducedMove1BloodlustDislikeElvesStubbornnessSenseofDutyEnemy:
Orcs,roll9PreferencetoGoodSingleMinded(trait)Proud(traitquirk)
Skills:SignLanguage(iglishmk)IQ
Height:asperDwarfism,+12"Weight:normalperSTLanguageKhuzdulandoneother(seenotes)
Notes:
SinceDwarvishnativelanguage,Khuzdul,isoneoftheirmostprotectedsecrets,mostofthemlearnanother
languagetobeusedineverydaycontactswithmembersofotherraces.Thislanguageisusuallythatofthe
nearestMannishgroup(e.g.theNorthmenaroundLonelyMountain),orSindariniftheydealmostlywithElves
(asinBlueMountains).Theyeventakepersonalnamesinthatlanguage,hidingtheiroriginal,Khuzdulones.

StoneGiants:253pts
ST+65DX+1IQ3HT+7
Advantages:DR2
Disadvantages&Quirks:Primitive(TL0)InconvenientSizeStubbornnessReclusive(trait)
Height:average15'Weight:unknownLanguage:unknown