The Lycans are one of several beastfolk races, appearing as humanoid wolves who stand 2.5 meters tall, typically in colors of white, gray, or black. They have very high strength and fortitude, and boast excellent hearing and smell, though they have poor aptitude for magic (the exception being Invocation, which they excel at).

Most Lycans live in a primitive tribal society. Their culture is strongly collectivist, valuing honor, loyalty, and working for the good of the tribe over personal freedom. All train as warriors, prepared to defend their tribe from onslaughts by marauding orc raiders and geraki war bands. Those Lycans who live in modern cities will often retain their collectivist nature, often working as police officers, security guards, bodyguards, or as doctors, educators, and public servants.