Perhaps the best-known and most elusive of all fey creatures, pixies live in the deepest, most pristine forests, but their insatiable curiosity often leads them far from home.

Physical Description

Pixies do have wings and can fly at will, often using this to their advantage to stay out of the reach of their opponents. Most pixies stand just over 2 feet tall—though they typically fly about the eye level of creatures they're conversing with in order to maintain eye contact—and weigh about 30 pounds. Pixies talk quickly and easily become overexcited. Their eyes are small but always exotic in coloring and their hair is always a source of pride, cutting it only in extreme circumstances. Pixies wear bright clothing, often including a cap and shoes with curled and pointed toes.

Base Age Age Mod Middle Age Old Venerable
20 +5d6 100 200 300
Gender Base Height Height Mod Base Weight Weight Mod
Male 1'10 +2d4 24 *1d4
Female 1'8 +2d4 20 *1d4


Pixies are merry pranksters that love to lead travelers astray. They can, however, be roused to surprising ire when dealing with evil creatures. These sprites love to trick misers out of their wealth. They do not covet treasure themselves but use it to taunt and frustrate greedy folk. If a victim of pixie pranks exhibits no greed or demonstrates a good sense of humor, the tricksters may allow the individual to choose a reward from their hoard.


Pixies live in all areas that contain heavily wooded terrain. They tend to live within the trees, far above those who would seek to capture them. Pixies have no established homeland of their own, tending to stick to those areas where the stories lend to them in a favorable light.


Pixies get along well with elves and halflings, but can occasionally find them rather dull in their views.


Pixies tend to good and chaotic alignments, but the occasional malicious pixie is not unheard of.


Pixies generally revere deities of nature, weather, and occasionally the air.


Pixies speak sylvan and occasionally learn common, elven, and gnome.



Notable Pixies

CaeliaPixie Psion 1


ZaffPixie Paladin 1


Racial Traits

  • -4 Strength, +4 Dexterity, -2 Constitution, +2 Intelligence, +2 Charisma: Pixies are charismatic, quick-witted, and nimble, but quite frail.
  • Small Size: Pixies are Small creatures and gain a +1 size bonus to their AC, a +1 size bonus on attack rolls, a –1 penalty to their Combat Maneuver Bonus (CMB) and Combat Maneuver Defense (CMD), and a +4 size bonus on Stealth checks.
  • Speed: Pixies have a base land speed of 20 feet and a fly speed of 60 feet. They cannot fly with anything more than a light load.
  • Low-Light Vision: Pixies can see twice as far as humans in conditions of dim light.
  • Invisibility (Su): A pixie can turn invisible 1/day per 4 levels as a free action.
  • Defenses: Damage reduction 3/cold iron.
  • Flight: Pixies have a +2 bonus to fly and always treat it as a class skill.
  • Automatic Languages: Common, Sylvan. Bonus Languages: Elven, Gnome, Halfling.
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