Maenads appear to be a very calm and collected race, but only because their intense training is holding back a flood of emotions that would overwhelm and destroy anyone else. No one knows where these powerful emotions come from, but one side effect is that most Maenads possess the right sort of mental discipline to take on psionic training.

Ability Score Increase. Your Strength increases by 2. Your Constitution increases by 1.
Age. Maenads reach maturity at 40, and may live nearly 400 years.
Alignment. Maenads are possessed of deep inner rage, requiring strict discipline in order to control. They are typically Lawful.
Size. Maenads are Medium sized creatures.
Speed. Your base walking speed is 30ft.

Intimidating. You gain proficiency in the Intimidate skill.

Relentless Endurance. When you are reduced to 0 hit points but not killed outright, you can drop to 1 hit point instead. You can’t use this feature again until you finish a long rest.

Darkvision. You have Darkvision out to 60ft.

Hardy Biology. Your metabolism (and possibly psionic attunement) renders alcohol useless to you. You cannot become inebriated, you have Resistance against Poison damage and Advantage on saves against poison.

Psionic Defenses. You are immune to Sleep effects, and have advantage against both charm and fear effects. While you sleep, you remain aware and alert to your surroundings, due to your emotional turmoil never really ceasing.


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