Race: Water Genasi (5e) D&D Guide

Tracing their ancestry to the genies of the Elemental Planes, each genasi cantap into the power of one of the elements. Air, earth, fire, and water these are the four pillars of the Material Plane and the four types of genasi. Some genasi are direct descendants of a genie, while others were born to non-genasi parents who lived near a place suffused by a genie\’s magic.

Water Genasi Traits

Water genasi descend from marids, aquatic genies from the Elemental Plane of Water.

Water genasi are perfectly suited to life underwater and carry the power of the waves inside themselves.

Their skin is often shades of blue or green, sometimes a blend of the two.

If they have a human skin tone, there is a glistening texture that catches the light, like water droplets or nearly invisible fish scales.

Their hair can resemble seaweed, waving as if in a current, or it can even be like water itself.

As a water genasi, you have the following traits.

Creature Type: You are a Humanoid.

Size: You are Medium or Small. You choose the size when you select this race.

Speed: Your walking speed is 30 feet, and you have a swimming speed equal to your walking speed.

Acid Resistance: You have resistance to acid damage.

Amphibious. You can breathe air and water.

Call to the Wave: You know the acid splash cantrip. Starting at 3rd level, you can cast the create or destroy water spell with this trait.

Starting at 5th level, you can also cast the water walk spell with this trait, without requiring a material component.

Once you cast create or destroy water or water walk with this trait, you can\’t cast that spell with it again until you finish a long rest.

You can also cast either of those spells using any spell slots you have of the appropriate level.

Intelligence, Wisdom, or Charisma is your spellcasting ability for these spells when you cast them with this trait.

Darkvision: You can see in dim light within 60 feet of you as if it were bright light, and in darkness as if it were dim light. You discern colors in that darkness only as shades of gray.

Frequently Asked Question of Water Genasi

Water Genasi is an interesting race, but people usually ask a few questions about it. Here are the answers;

1. Does Water Genasi Breathe Air And Water?

Yes.

Water Genasi is a amphibious in nature, so they breathe air and water.

2. Does Water Genasi Have Speeds?

Yes.

The walking speed of water genasi is 30 feet and its swimming speed equal to your walking speed.

3. Does Water Genasi Have Darkvision?

Yes.

You can see in dim light within 60 feet of you as if it were bright light, and in darkness as if it were dim light. You discern colors in that darkness only as shades of gray.

4. Does Water Genasi Know Acid Splash Cantrip?

Yes.

You know the acid splash cantrip. Starting at 3rd level, you can cast the create or destroy water spell with this trait.

Starting at 5th level, you can also cast the water walk spell with this trait, without requiring a material component.

In this post, we have covered a lot about the Water Genasi. I hope you found it interesting. Thank you for taking the time to read this post.