The noted statistics blog 538 explores how the data stacks up for selection of D&D character races on their blog. It’s a fascinating read on how many of what types of characters are out there, based on the data available. The information, pulled from D&D Beyond from a relatively short period, doesn’t account for homebrew games and other types of gaming, but it’s still fascinating to get a snapshot of what is out there.

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