Continents has all the usual races, and several have been added, such as: Halfogre, Aarakocra, and Demon. There are many different languages spoken on Continents, one for each racial group, plus some special ones like Thief cant. All the humanoid type races, excluding vampire and werewolf, are pc selectable at character creation. Vampire and werewolf are tough races to play, and may not be selected until your second life.

See also Player selectable races.