The Arboren appear to be made of animated
wood. They are 4 to 5 feet tall and have the skin of various wood types
depending on where they were born. The males sprout leaves or various
needles and the females sprout flowers for hair. Arboren bleed sap
instead of blood. They speak common, but tend not to speak unless it is
important, preferring solitude and silence.
The Arboren have populated Algoron since the early days, living in small
communities of forest on every continent. Only wars, fires and logging
have caused the Arboren to recently venture out into cities.
Although slightly shorter than most humans, the Arboren are strong,
stout and wise. Their dense bodies make them slow. The Arboren ae
vulnerable to cold but resistant to bashing. Every Arboren have two
racial skills, ROOTVEIN which allows them to root into the earth and
travel to another forest on the same continent. DEEPROOT allows the
Arboren to root into the earth making them almost immune to being
While appearing to be made of wood, they DO NOT resemble Treants as they
do wear armor and have humanoid type arms and legs. Arboren do not use
names in their forest communities, but in the world they prefer to be
called names similar to the wood of which they came from for males and
the flowers for which they sprout for females.
Arboren are exclusively neutral by nature and make great Druids, Priests
and Rangers. Arboren can only be Clerics and Warrior classes, excluding