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.

Bugbear ability adjustments: +4 Str, +2 Dex, +2 Con, -2 Cha

Favored class (Rogue): A multiclass bugbear's Rogue class does not count when determining whether he suffers an XP penalty for multiclassing.

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  • Bugbears are not implemented in Neverwinter Nights as a playable race by default, but may be including in some hak paks or gameworlds.
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