Gnome

From OSE SRD

Short demihumans with long noses and beards. Smaller cousins of dwarves, whom they get along with. Prefer to live in burrows in non-mountainous country.


Armour Class 5 [14]
Hit Dice 1 (4hp)
Attacks 1 × weapon (1d6 or by weapon)
THAC0 19 [0]
Movement 60’ (20’)
Saving Throws D8 W9 P10 B13 S12 (D1)
Morale 8 (10 in sight of leader or chieftain)
Alignment Lawful or Neutral
XP 10
Number Appearing 1d8 (5d8)
Treasure Type C

  • Weapons: Typically use warhammers and crossbows.
  • Infravision: 90’.
  • Leader: A 2HD (11hp) leader is present for every 20 gnomes.
  • Clan chieftain and bodyguards: A 4HD (18hp) chieftain and 1d6 3HD (1d4 + 9hp) bodyguards live in the gnome lair. The chieftain gains a +1 bonus to damage.
  • Hate kobolds: Normally attack on sight.
  • Mines and machines: Love machinery, mining, gold, and gems. May make foolish decisions to obtain precious items. War with goblins and kobolds over precious metals.