Mothkin are capable of flight and, like many moths, generally nocturnal. A strong mothkin can carry another person a great distance while in flight.
Mothkin have dusty spotted wings which, when not in flight, are draped down from their shoulders to mid-thigh or lower and resemble a cloak. The colors and patterns on their wings may vary. They have brown chitinous skin, bare brown legs, and wrinkly, hard throats. Their faces have have large compound eyes, antennae, and chittering mandibles. The two claws on their feet somewhat resemble tabi.