High up in the mountains in the deep Surlands of Biru live a race of gentle, rural folk known by the Mexjicanos as yamas, or llamafolk. These llama humanoids live alongside the Biruvians and are semi-nomadic, traveling from the edges of the eastern rainforests of the Amassona all the way to the Antisuyo crests bordering the Mar Siempre.
Most yamas are friendly traders and peaceful shepherds. They are accepted by the other native Biruvians humanoids (notably, the Quechua people). Rarely, if ever, do conflicts spring up between yamas and other western-living Gente del Sur.
Yama leaders are those who’ve proven themselves in small fights against other dominant yamas. Often, the fights are overly dramatic, more for show than anything, and the winner of the combats are usually those who put on the best showings.
Medium humanoid (yama), neutral good
Armor Class 11 (leather armor)
Hit Points 11 (2d8 + 2)
Speed 30 ft.
Abilities Str 14 (+2), Dex 11 (+0), Con 13 (+1), Int 8 (-1), Wis 12 (+1), Cha 11 (+0)
Skills Persuasion +2, Survival +3
Senses passive Perception 10
Challenge 1/4 (50 XP)
Sherpa. The yama is considered to be a Large humanoid for the purpose of determining its carrying capacity.
Sure-Footed. The yama has advantage on Strength and Dexterity saving throws made against effects that would knock it prone.
Multiattack. The yama makes two attacks: one with its handaxe and one with its hooves.
Handaxe. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft. or range 20/60. Hit: 5 (1d6 + 2) slashing damage.
Hooves. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 4 (1d4 + 2) bludgeoning damage.
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