Gnomes are extremely short and slim humanoids with a similar build to elves with long, pointed ears. Though they are similar to elves with their ears and high-cheekbones, they can grow beards. They are typically curious, charming and sneaky. They are commonly known for their illusory magic, eccentric humor and tinkering.

Appearance: 3ft - 5ft. Standard medieval fantasy elf appearance.
Size Modifier: Small humanoid.
Known Languages: Common, Gnomish, +2 choices


Darkvision: You have superior vision in dark and dim conditions. You can see in dim light as though it were bright light, and in darkness as though it were dim light. You can’t discern color in darkness, only shades of gray.

Gnome Cunning: You have advantage on all Intelligence, Wisdom, and Charisma saving throws against magic.

Artificer’s Lore: Whenever you make an Intelligence (History) check related to magic items, alchemical objects, or technological devices, you are considered proficient in the History skill and add double your proficiency bonus to the check, instead of your normal proficiency bonus.

Gifted Scribe: Whenever you make an Intelligence (History) check related to the creation or study or paperwork, you are considered proficient in the History skill and add double your proficiency bonus to the check, instead of your normal proficiency bonus.

Gnome subraces:

 (Same size, category and misc. details as Gnome)
  

Deep

Ability Score Bonus: +2 INT, +1 DEX

Racial Traits: Darkvision, Gnome Cunning, Artificer’s Lore

Known Languages: Common, Undercommon, Gnomish, +1 choices


Forest

Ability Score Bonus: +2 INT, +1 DEX

Racial Traits: Darkvision, Gnome Cunning, may cast Illusion cantrip, may cast Speak With Plants & Animals (only for small animals) cantrip

Approved Variants: Whisper Gnome

 

Mark of Scribing

Ability Score Bonus: +2 INT, +1 CHA

Racial Traits: Darkvision, Gnome Cunning, Gifted Scribe, may cast Message cantrip


Rock

Ability Score Bonus: +2 INT, +1 CON

Racial Traits: Darkvision, Gnome Cunning, Artificer’s Lore, may cast Message cantrip

Approved Variants: Imago Gnome