Notorious for their sweet tooth, furry feet, and odd behavior,
Halflings are perhaps the most inquisitive and clever of all
the sentient races, matched only by the Prydaen
in their tendency to get distracted by what would seem to
others to be trivial or inconsequential things. What they
lack in strength and discipline they make up for in physical
agility; Halflings are uncannily good at getting out of the
sticky situations that their own curiosity frequently gets
It is a common perception in the Realms that Halflings are
universally good-natured -- even child-like -- in manner.
Halflings have an affected dialect of Common that often involves
the use of simple terms and emphatic gesturing which can,
on the surface, imply a simpler outlook on life -- perhaps
even a naïve one. Historically, however, there have been
Halflings who have tackled gravely serious endeavors that
ultimately ensured the survival of the Realms. It is perhaps
because of this "simpler outlook" that they were
able to endure the strain that surely accompanied such undertakings.
See the race charts for answers
to all of your biological questions!
Some famous Halflings in history:
Towin Sweetbreath, Paeldryth, Ka'len the Sea Drake, Daffleberry
Did you know?
Most Halflings prefer to go by their native term for their