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Tabaxi

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Tabaxi is a playable race, a catlike humanoid with supernatural powers. It was introduced in U54: The Isle of Dread expansion. It's free to VIP; premium players must purchase the expansion or wait for December 2022, when it becomes available for DDO points.


Racial Traits[edit]

  • +2 Dexterity
  • Starting feat: Feline Agility: After standing still for 6 seconds, when you move again you gain a +20% Action Boost bonus to Movement Speed for 6 seconds.
    Racial enhancements improve the effect and decrease the standing time.

Deities[edit]

Further information: Deity feats


Feats[edit]


Racial past life feats[edit]


Enhancements[edit]

Tabaxi enhancements tree

Core abilities[edit]

Icon Nimble Cat I.png
Nimble Cat I: +1% Dodge, +1 Maximum Dexterity Bonus in Light Armor. You gain Dexterity to Hit with Dagger, Handaxe, Handwraps, Kama, Kukri, Light Hammer, Light Mace, Light Pick, Rapier, Short Sword, Sickle, or while Unarmed or in a Druid animal form.
AP Cost: 1 Level: 1 Progression: 0 No requirements
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Ability Score Increase I: +1 Charisma/+1 Dexterity
AP Cost: 2 Level: 4 Progression: 1 Requires: Nimble Cat I
Icon Nimble Cat I.png
Nimble Cat II: +1% Dodge, +1 Maximum Dexterity Bonus in Light Armor
AP Cost: 1 Level: 7 Progression: 3 Requires: Ability I
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Ability Score Increase II: +1 Charisma/+1 Dexterity
AP Cost: 2 Level: 11 Progression: 4 Requires: Nimble Cat II
Icon Nimble Cat I.png
Nimble Cat III: +1% Dodge and Dodge Cap. +1 Maximum Dexterity Bonus in Light Armor
AP Cost: 1 Level: 16 Progression: 6 Requires: Ability II

Tier 1[edit]

Icon Sharp Claws.png
Sharp Claws: +[1/2/3] to Attack.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 1 No requirements
Icon Cat Scratch.png
Cat Scratch: Active: +2[W] Melee Attack: Strike all nearby foes in front of you. 6 second cooldown.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 1 No requirements
Icon Acrobatic.png
Acrobatic: +[1/2/3] Balance, Jump, and Tumble. +[2/4/6] Armor Class while Tumbling.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 1 No requirements
Icon Land On Your Feet.png
Land On Your Feet: You don't take Falling Damage.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 1 No requirements
Icon Sneaky Strikes.png
Sneaky Strikes I: +1 Sneak Attack Die
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 1 No requirements

Tier 2[edit]

Requires 5 APs spent in tree

Icon Surprise Claws.png
Surprise Claws: +[1/2/3] to Attack while Flanking.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 5 Requires: Sharp Claws
Icon Hunt Down.png
Hunt Down: Your Cat Scratch now Hamstrings opponents for 3 seconds, reducing their movement rate by 50%. Some creatures are immune to the Hamstring effect.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 5 Requires: Cat Scratch
Icon High Places.png
High Places: After falling for at least 1.5 seconds, when you land you gain +2 Critical Hit Confirmation, +2 Critical Hit Damage, and +25% Armor Piercing for 20 seconds.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 5 No requirements
Icon Deflect Arrows.png
Deflect Arrows: You gain the benefits of the Deflect Arrows feat, knocking aside one incoming projectile that would have struck you every 6 seconds.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 5 No requirements
Icon Slip Out of Danger.png
Slip Out of Danger: +[2/4/6] Saves vs. Traps. Rank 3: You gain +1 to Reflex Saves.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 5 No requirements

Tier 3[edit]

Requires 10 APs spent in tree

Icon Sharp Claws II.png
Sharp Claws II: +[1/2/3] to Melee Damage.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 10 No requirements
Icon Corner.png
Corner: +[1/2/3]% Dodge bypass
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 10 No requirements
Icon Improved Nimble Cat.png
Improved Nimble Cat: You gain Dexterity to Damage with Dagger, Handaxe, Handwraps, Kama, Kukri, Light Hammer, Light Mace, Light Pick, Rapier, Short Sword, Sickle, or while Unarmed or in a Druid animal form. (Bug: Doesn't work. Known issue and fixed in an upcoming patch as of 4/28)
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 10 No requirements
Icon Focused Agility.png
Focused Agility: Your Feline Agility now only requires you to stand still for 3 seconds, and lasts for 9 seconds.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 10 No requirements
Icon Sneaky Strikes.png
Sneaky Strikes II: +1 Sneak Attack Die
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 10 No requirements

Tier 4[edit]

Requires 15 APs spent in tree

Icon Lash Out.png
Feline Versatility: Choose one of the following.
  • Icon Lash Out.png Lash Out: +5% Offhand Strike Chance if using a Light Melee Weapon or Rapier in both hands.
  • Icon Rapid Scratch.png Rapid Scratch: +3% Doublestrike while Single Weapon Fighting
  • Icon Quick Paw.png Quick Paw: +3% Doubleshot with Thrown Weapons
  • Icon Vigor.png Vigor: Vigor SLA; 10 SP, 15 sec CD
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 15 No requirements
Icon Deep Scratches.png
Deep Scratches: Your Cat Scratch now deals Bane damage to targets it hits that are vulnerable to Bleed. This damage is equal to 1d4 damage damage per Character Level, and scales with Melee Power.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 15 Requires: Cat Scratch
Icon Nine Lives.png
Nine Lives: You gain Rogue's Defensive Roll feat. (While below 20% HP, there's a chance equal to your Reflex save that attacks do half damage and have their effects negated.)
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 15 No requirements
Icon Fast Sprinter.png
Fast Sprinter: Your Feline Agility now grants 30% Action Boost Bonus to Movement Speed and lasts for 18 seconds.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 15 Requires: Focused Agility
Icon Lucky Cat.png
Lucky Cat: You gain Evasion. (Bug: While the patch notes indicate that this should require 9 Lives, it currently does not.)
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 15 Requires: Nine Lives


See also[edit]

PnP information and traits[edit]

5th Edition Volo’s Guide to Monsters
  • Dexterity +2, Charisma +1
  • Feline Agility: burst high-speed move
  • Cat's Claws: deal slashing damage unarmed
  • Cat's Talent: Perception and Stealth skills