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Halfling PHB.jpg
This illustration of two halflings by David Griffith introduced the race in the Player's Handbook and Heroes of the Fallen Lands.

Abilities +2 Dex, and either
+2 Con or +2 Cha
Skills +2 Acrobatics
+2 Thievery
Size Small
Speed 6
Vision normal
Languages Common + 1
Traits Bold
Nimble Reaction
Second Chance
Avg. height 3'10"–4'2"
117–127 cm
Avg. weight 75–85 lbs.
34–39 kg

Halfling is a player character race in 4th edition Dungeons & Dragons.[PH:44][HotFL:266]

Racial traitsEdit

Halflings receive the following racial traits.

Halflings gain a +5 racial bonus to saving throws to end effects caused by fear keyword powers.
Nimble Reaction
Halflings gain a +2 racial bonus to AC against opportunity attacks.
Second Chance
Halflings gain second chance as an encounter power.

Halfling featsEdit

The following feats have the halfling race as a prerequisite. Other prerequisites are noted.

Halfling paragon pathsEdit

The following paragon paths have the halfling race as a prerequisite. Other prerequisites are noted.

Favored classesEdit


The halfling ability bonus was originally +2 Dexterity and +2 Charisma.[PH:44] The Essentials update and subsequent books changed the bonus to +2 Dexterity, and either +2 Constitution or +2 Charisma.[U:E]

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