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Githzerai is a player character race in 4th edition Dungeons & Dragons.[MM:277][PH3:8]

Racial traits[]


Characterized by spare frames and an exotic appearance, githzerai are taller than humans and slender to the point of being gaunt. Their skin tends toward yellow tones, occasionally shading into brown or green. They have distinctive angular features and pointed ears, as well as eyes set in deep sockets and flattened noses set high on their faces.



  • Danger Sense: You have a +2 racial bonus to initiative checks.
  • Defended Mind: You have a +2 racial bonus to saving throws against effects that daze, dominate or stun.
  • Shifting Fortunes: When you use your second wind, you can shift 3 squares as a free action.
  • Iron Mind: You can use iron mind as an encounter power.

Favored classes[]

Paragon Paths[]

Racial feats[]

Paragon Tier
  • Energy Transference (iron mind) [Dr378:86]
  • Githzerai Healer [Dr378:86]
  • Githzerai Mobility (Wis 13) [Dr378:86]
  • Githzerai Planewalker [PH3:188]
  • Iron Hands [PH3:188]
  • Shared Danger Sense [PH3:189]
  • Tempered Iron Mind [Dr378:86]
  • Wind's Fortunes [PH3:189]
  • Zuoken's Centering (Wis 15, monk) [Dr378:86]
Epic Tier