Bugbears are the biggest and the strongest of the goblinoid races, and are more aggressive than their smaller relatives. They survive primarily by hunting weaker creatures. Although not related to bears, it has hide and claws that resemble those of its namesake. Bugbears are muscular and stand 7 feet tall. They prefer to dwell in temperate, mountainous regions, living in small tribal units.
- Darkvision: Bugbears are able to see in the dark.
- Skill Affinity (Move Silently): +4 racial bonus to move silently checks.
- Weapon Proficiency (Simple): All bugbears are proficient with simple weapons.
- Armor Proficiency (Light): All bugbears are proficient with light armor.
- Shield Proficiency: All bugbears are proficient with shields.
- Natural armor bonus: Racial natural armor bonus of 3.