Triton: Race Guide for D&D 5e

Originally from the Elemental Plane of Water, many tritons entered the Material Plane centuries ago in response to the growing threat of evil elementals. Those tritons spread across the worlds’ oceans, protecting the surface from terrors in the deep. Over time, triton have extended their stewardship over the sea floor to the ocean’s surface. Tritons have webbed hands and feet, small fins on their calves, and coloration that favors blues and greens.

Triton traits

As a triton, you have the following racial traits.

Creature Type. You are a Humanoid.

Size. You are Medium.

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

Amphibious. You can breathe air and water.

Control Air and Water. You can cast fog cloud with this trait. Starting at 3rd level, you can cast the gust of wind spell with this trait. Starting at 5th level, you can also cast the water walk spell with it. Once you cast any of these spells with this trait, you can’t cast that spell with it again until you finish a long rest. You can also cast these 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 (choose when you select this race).

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.

Emissary of the Sea. You can communicate simple ideas to any Beast, Elemental, or Monstrosity that has a swimming speed. It can understand your words, though you have no special ability to understand it in return.

Guardian of the Depths. Adapted to the frigid ocean depths, you have resistance to cold damage.

Frequently Asked Question of Triton

Triton is one of the most powerful race in Dungeons & Dragons, it is useful and interesting, but most of the time it is quite confusing, so people often have questions related to it. Here are the answers:

1. Are Tritons Good 5e?

Therefore, they are not particularly good at anything, but it is still a suitable spread for some builds. Generally, most races are of medium size, which is neither good nor bad. Tritons are capable of walking and swimming at a speed of 30 feet, respectively.

2. What Is The Best Class For A Tritons?

The fighter. The Triton is an excellent fighter. While Strength and Constitution are excellent, and spellcasting is innate, the Paladin is a better choice because it makes better use of Triton’s ability score increases.

3. What Language Do Tritons Speaks 5e?

Languages: You are able to speak, read, and write Common and Primordial. Tritons are surprisingly strong, but many of their abilities are dependent upon current conditions. Let’s examine each ability one by one to determine why this is the case. Enhancement of Strength, Constitution, and Charisma scores.

4. What Is A Triton In DND?

Tritons are aquatic humanoids based on the merman god Triton from Greek mythology. Tritons have a similar upper half to aquatic elves, but their lower halves resemble fish, with scaly legs and webbed feet. It is more common for them to use tridents than other weapons.

5. What Book Is Triton In DND 5e?

Triton can be found in the sourcebook of Mordenkainen’s Monster of the Multiverse, and its full details are describe in the book.

6. Are Triton Amphibious?

Yes. It is capable of breathing air and water, so it is able to survive.

7. Do Tritons Have Darkvision?

It was ruled that Tritons have Darkvision in Mordenkainen’s Monster of the Multiverse, a new book that has been released by Mordenkainen. This ruling applies to all Tritons in the Dungeons & Dragons Adventurers League. The Darkvision trait is fairly common among Dungeons & Dragons 5E characters.

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