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Warforged is a player character race in 4th edition Dungeons & Dragons.[MM:279][EPG:32]

Racial traits



  • Living Construct: You are a living construct. You do not need to eat, drink, breathe or sleep. You never make Endurance checks to resist the effect of starvation, thirst or suffocation. All other conditions and effects affect you normally.
  • Unsleeping Watcher: You do not sleep and instead enter a state of inactivity for 4 hours to gain the benefits of an extended rest. While in this state, you are fully aware of your surroundings and notice approaching enemies and other events as normal.
  • Warforged Resiliance: You have a +2 racial bonus to saving throws against ongoing damage. Also, when you make a death saving throw, you can take the better result of your die roll or 10.
  • Warforged Mind: You have a +1 racial bonus to Will.
  • Warforged Resolve: You can use warforged resolve as an encounter power.

Favored classes

  • Barbarian
  • Fighter
  • Paladin
  • Warden
  • Cleric 
  • Artificer

Race specific feats

  • Component Modification
  • Holy Resolve
  • Immutability
  • Improved Warforged Resolve
  • Warforged Example
  • Warforged Faith
  • Warforged Superiority
  • Warforged Tactics

Race specific items

See also

  • Docent
  • Dragon Magazine 371, Origin Stories, page 39. Describes possible Warfored origins in Forgotten Realms.
  • Warforged components