Kenku D&D 5th Edition (5E)

Everything you need to know about the Kenku 5e: Some days ago, I was thinking about the character which is pretty cool but didn’t get so much recognition – The Azer. And at that time I started remembering my favourite creature Kenku.

For those who don’t know about the Kenku, then let me tell you that, Kenku are the crow people who are really awesome, and they have an entire culture built which I found a little weird as it is built on the surface that the crows are very clever thieves.

But let me tell you that, the Kinku is much more than that, and they have pretty awesome backstories as well. And that’s what we are going to discuss today. So, we are going to take a look at each and Everything you need to know about the Kenku 5e.

But before moving to that, I forgot to mention that, Kinku is based in the tengu of Japanese folklore. While the image of tengu has been changed over the years. The earliest one was with the features of both, the humans as well as the avian.

Still, the tengu has been seen having the image of protective but a scary and dangerous spirit of the wilds. Now, let’s move further and take a look at Everything you need to know about the Kenku 5e. So, let’s check this out.

Everything you need to know about the Kenku 5e D&D

The Kenku crop back all the way in 1981. Their appearance was of a field folio. It the first 3 entries, Kinku was having a great character of the neutral alignment. My favourite thing is that It is a creature that requires interaction, and aren’t just battle fodder. Well, I am a fan of this kind of characters only. Club Penguin Rewritten

So, they were changed to neutral evil, in the 3rd edition,  who are playing up their covetous nature. And as we all know, that the neutral evil is just called the neutral greedy. But in 4th edition, they reverted to plain neutral.

Kenku Statistics

Size: Medium
Type: Humanoid
Tag’s: Kenku

Kenku General Info

  • Vision: Low-light vision
  • Favoured Climate: Temperate
  • Favoured Terrain: Plains
  • Language’s: Auran, Common, Kenku

Kenku Appearance

  • Average Height: 5′ (1.5 m)
  • Average Weight: 75 lbs. (34 kg)
  • Distinctions: Talons in place of hands and feet; voice mimicry

Kenku Names

  • Females: Ulkin, Arkri, Kariin, Krekie and Erskin
  • Males: Rain, Renkil, Ralkin, Surkil, Eerik and Irtilk

Then comes to the 5th edition and their character is again changed. Which makes them the chaotic neutral. According to me, this is because all birds are shown as insane things. But that makes no sense at all. I think that it is actually with the aim to capture a bit of their story heritage. While a statement was also made about the migratory creatures.

Yes actually crows migrate, Well, some population of them migrate. Sometimes, just some of the certain crows within these populations migrate. But sometimes, none of the population migrates. That’s where the chaotic designator starts to make some sense.

Final Few Words About Everything you need to know about the Kenku 5e

Well, that’s a little overview of the Kenku 5e. And I am very sure you must have loved this so much. I personally am a big fan of this amazing character. It is a very amazing one. And I am sure that you must also be in love with this character. So, that’s a little knowledge about your favorite character Kenku. I hope you must have got all that you were looking for.

Updated: March 7, 2019 — 2:02 pm

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