Meet the florans


Florans are a playable race in Starbound. They are plant-like beings that are known to be extremely hostile and tribal despite their peaceful physique. They are a unisex race, and are prone to war with rival factions — be it by conservation or tradition is currently unknown. They are very skilled at reverse-engineering stolen technology from curious explorers.

Background Edit

The introduction of space travel to the primitive Florans by the Avian had the undesired effect of Floran colonies spanning across star systems, each with their own customs and levels of aggression.

Despite this, individual Florans have been known to split apart from their society to lead their own lives in isolation or in the solace of other races, at the cost of being cut off from the collective and considered enemies of Flora for good.

Cannibalism during funeral rituals and wars with rival factions are commonplace, though it remains unclear whether it's out of conservation or simple tradition. 

Some speculate their violent behavior can be owed to their relatively young age as a species, while some argue that the race is in fact, inherently "evil". Meet the Florans

Gameplay Effects Edit

If the Player chooses to be a Floran, certain things are different:

  • The gender buttons will be replaced with red and blue flowers, and various options will be relabeled to correspond properly with Floran physiology.
  • They will have a passive ability (with certain armor/tech) of slowly replenishing energy reserves when exposed to sunlight.
  • They are able to eat fruits that are poisonous to other races