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Obsidimen are a race whose very tissue is stone-like in appearance, although it is not actually stone. They call their homes “liferocks”, so named for an actual rock formation central to each obsidiman village. They say obsidimen are actually born from this rock. This may be true, as obsidimen appear to be sexless, although they frequently adopt a gender.
They tend to be slow when approaching mundane matters and the hastiness of some other races unsettles them, as they prefer to take their time and make careful decisions. This is not to say they are incapable of rapid action; an angry obsidiman is a terror to behold.
Obsidimen are tall, reaching an average height over 7 feet. They do, however, appear squat, as their massive average weight of 900 pounds offsets their height. Obsidimen are mostly hairless and have internal ears completely covered by a thin layer of skin. Their blood, unlike that of most Namegiver races, is a bluish gray. Their craggy skin and bodily tissue incorporate the properties of stone, and the most common coloration is black or gray; frequent rumors speak of obsidimen whose skin shows veins of color similar to semi-precious stones, such as tourmaline.