List of fictional humanoid species in video games

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This is a list of fictional humanoid species originating in video games, and is subsidiary to the list of fictional humanoid species. It is a collection of various notable humanoid species that are featured in video games, including arcade games, personal computer games, or console games.

Species Game Notes
Argonians The Elder Scrolls lizard people
Asari Mass Effect A monogendered, feminine race capable of reproducing with members of any other species.
Devil Jin Tekken
Draconian Dragonlance
Drell Mass Effect A reptilian race from an arid homeworld.
Drow Dungeons & Dragons
Duergar Dungeons & Dragons
Dwarves Dungeons & Dragons Short, humanoid people
Elves Dungeons & Dragons
Flind Dungeons & Dragons Related to a gnoll.
Gnoll Dungeons & Dragons A cross between a gnome and a troll.
Gnomes Dungeons & Dragons
Goblins Dungeons & Dragons
Goron The Legend of Zelda Rock people
Geth Mass Effect A race of processing-power-sharing AI programs created by the quarians that utilise humanoid "mobile platforms" for labour and combat.
Guado Final Fantasy X
Halflings Dungeons & Dragons
Hobgoblins Dungeons & Dragons
Kenku Dungeons & Dragons Bird-like, flightless, humanoid creatures.
Kerbals Kerbal Space Program A race of comically inept but enthusiastic little green men apparently entirely devoted to advancing their space program.
Khajiit The Elder Scrolls A species that resemble the feline family. Excel in skills such as thieving and sneaking
Kobolds Dungeons & Dragons Aggressive, xenophobic, yet industrious small humanoid creatures, kobolds are noted for their skill at building traps and preparing ambushes.
Kokiri Legend of Zelda ageless, childlike elves
Krogan Mass Effect A belligerent dinosaur-like race from a fiercely competitive native ecology.
Kuo-toa Dungeons & Dragons Fish-like monstrous humanoids that dwell in the Underdark, and in the sea.
Leonin Magic: The Gathering
Loxodon Magic: The Gathering
Moogles Final Fantasy series
Nezumi-bito Magic: The Gathering
Night Elves Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos Elves that have the ability to become invisible in the darkness of the night.
Orcs Dungeons & Dragons
Orochi-bito Magic: The Gathering
Protheans Mass Effect An extinct predecessor race who are thought to have created many of the technological relics on which the modern galaxy's society is based.
Protoss StarCraft The Protoss are depicted as a physically strong species with access to advanced psionic abilities.
Quarians Mass Effect A nomadic species who wear environmental suits to compensate for a weakened immune system.
Qunari Dragon Age Giant, metallic skinned, and horned people whose name comes from their religious text, the Qun.
Ronso Final Fantasy X
Salarian Mass Effect A short-lived, quick-witted amphibian species.
Selkies Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
Soratami Magic: The Gathering
Tarkatans Mortal Kombat
Toad Super Mario Bros.
Thri-kreen Dungeons & Dragons Mantis warriors. One of the primary player character races of the Dark Sun campaign setting.
Troglodytes Dungeons & Dragons
Turian Mass Effect An avian race covered in a distinctive metallic carapace.
Vedalken Magic: The Gathering
Viashino Magic: The Gathering
Volus Mass Effect A rotund, diminutive race adapted to a high-pressure greenhouse atmosphere and ammonia-based biochemistry, thus forcing them to wear special environment suits to survive in human-compatible conditions.
Vorcha Mass Effect A short-lived, violent species capable of unparalleled adaptive abilities.
Yukes Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
Zerg StarCraft Zerg strive for genetic perfection by assimilating "worthy" races into their own, creating numerous different strains of Zerg.
Zora The Legend of Zelda aquatic piscine humanoids

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