D&D 5e languages (5th Edition) in Dungeons and Dragons

The Dungeons & Dragons have many 5e languages to communicate with each other. The D&D 5e backgrounds will give you the best access to know one or more extra languages that you prefer. Whenever you want to get the language you will have to approach the standard language table.

The Dungeons & Dragons languages are playing a great role because communication plays an important role between the characters and the oppositions.  When the game player feels to get his or her own desirable language they simply will have to access the table of the standard language. In this article, you will get a lot of information about the D&D 5e languages.

Check also: DND character sheet

Dnd 5e Languages

1. AbyssalDemons, Chaotic Evil OutsidersInfernal
2. AquanWater-Based CreaturesDwarvish
3. AuranAir-Based CreaturesDwarvish
4. CelestialCelestials (Angels, Devas)Celestial
5. CommonHumans, Halflings, Half-elves, Half-orcsCommon
6.Deep SpeechMind Flayers, Beholders
7. DraconicKobolds, Troglodytes, Lizardfolk, Dragons, DragonbornDraconic
8. DruidicDruids (only)Druidic
9. DwarvishDwarvesDwarvish
10. ElvishElvesElvish
11. GiantGiants, OgresDwarvish
12. GnomishGnomesDwarvish
13. GoblinGoblinoids, Hobgoblins, BugbearsDwarvish
14. GnollGnolls
15. HalflingHalflingsCommon
16. IgnanFire-Based CreaturesDwarvish
17. InfernalDevils, TieflingsInfernal
18. OrcOrcsDwarvish
19. PrimordialElementalsDwarvish
20. SylvanFey creatures (Dryads, Brownies, Leprechauns)Elvish
21. TerranXorns and Other Earth-Based CreaturesDwarvish
22.UndercommonDrow, Underdark TradersElvish

How to choose a new language from 5e languages?

We can get many languages that we expect and we would like to use them. If you want to choose a new language from 5e languages then you are at the exactly correct place. Here we have a step-by-step guide for you that will help you to choose a new language from 5e languages.

  • Step 1: The first thing you need to do to start with the first level is to know any of the two 5e languages.
  • Step 2: The default language of your character will be indicated by your race.
  • Step 3: You will be able to access more 5e languages if you have picked up half-elf or any other different race.
  • Step 4: For example, if you have picked up the half-elf then you can approach the dungeon master and he will give you some more languages. You don’t need to worry about the INT score as it won’t get affected.
  • Step 5: You can get a chance to choose one of the more extra languages with your background. It can be used for a particular task.
  • Step 6: It is important to maintain the character sheet and to write the details of the initial language that you have selected.
  • Step 7: From the standard language table only you can choose your language. The language you choose should be common in your campaign.
  • Step 8: If you want to choose the language from the exotic language table then you should take the consent from the dungeon master.
  • Step 9: From the exotic language table you will get the language that the thieves and the other oppositions will not be able to speak.
  • Step 10: It is better to purchase speak the language skill to get better rank through any skill you have.

Origin of D&D 5e language

The users are most of the time confused to pick the appropriate source for their 5e languages. Below we have mentioned some of the information to reach the desired language for the 5e languages for the game.

  1. MM: monsters manual.
  2. MTOF:  mordenkainen’s tome of foes.
  3. PHB: Players handbook.
  4. SCAG: Swords Coast Adventures guide.
  5. VGTM: Volo’s Guide to Monsters.


In this article, we have provided you with lots of information about the D&D 5e languages. These D&D 5e languages are used for the purpose of communication. I hope we have provided you with all the information that you are looking for.

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