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A race hailing from the Astral Plane who, originally called Gith, were slaves to the mind flayers for eons, a fact that has shaped their society to this day, long after their liberation. Githyanki were tall and slender humanoids with rough, leathery yellow skin and bright black eyes, that were sunken deep in their orbits. They had long and angular skulls, with small and highly placed noses, and ears that were pointed and serrated on the backside. They typically grew either red or black hair. Since time did not pass in the Astral Plane, githyanki needed to raise their young in other planes of existence until they reached maturity. This difficulty, added with the githyanki's extremely long life span while in the Astral, led to a very low birth rate.

E.I.: As a result of their long period of enslavement and manipulation by the mind flayers, all githyanki possessed psionic abilities

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