Avenger (5e Background)

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You are or were an Avenger. One of the world's finest in intellect and power, designated the task of protecting the world from disaster and ruin. In the world's darkest hours, the Avengers can be seen to fight for all that is good. But why are you an Avenger? Are you even still an Avenger? What has being an Avenger forged your life? And what do you hope to search for through adventuring? Something for the Avengers? Or is it for your own reasons?

Skill Proficiencies: Athletics and Acrobatics

Tool Proficiencies: None

Languages: One language of your choice

Equipment: Your avengers uniform, a photo or drawing of you and your fellow Avengers, and a pouch with 10 gp.

Feature: Avengers, Assemble![edit]

As a member of the Avengers, you are part of a group known all across the globe. More often than not there's someone who knows the Avengers nearby and chances are they'll lend you their aid. Be it in the form of a hot meal and a bed for the evening or some information someone might have heard.

Suggested Characteristics[edit]

Avengers are hardened by battle, but often end up living the lives of celebrities. Thus, sometimes their lives are rather interesting or perhaps rather grim.

d8 Personality Trait
1 I talk like I'm the smartest person in the room.
2 I'm very fond of quips and tend to crack jokes to ease tension.
3 I'm always focused on the task at hand.
4 There are dozens of stories I love sharing wherever I can.
5 I'm very proper and courteous in my speech, tending to avoid curses.
6 In my down time, I have hobbies to keep me busy.
7 Curiosity is in my nature, I love discovering and learning.
8 After any victory, I always enjoy a little celebration.
d6 Ideal
1 Avenger. I only seek to do good as an Avenger. It's my truest purpose. (Good)
2 Order. I represent order, structure, and law as an Avenger. (Lawful)
3 Rule-bender. Laws get in my way, I shouldn't have to follow them. (Chaotic)
4 Understanding. I want to understand myself. The Avengers was a way of doing so. (Any)
5 Threat. I despise the Avengers and I hate that I was one. (Evil)
6 Grey. I do my job, I don't question the morals behind it. (Neutral)
d6 Bond
1 My fellow Avengers mean a lot to me. Maybe I'll see them some day.
2 There's someone dear to me who I protect from my life as an Avenger.
3 I fear that my home town may be attacked some day. It keeps it close to my mind.
4 I don't really get attached to many people. They come and go too quickly.
5 My job means more than anything else to me. It defines me.
6 I keep my weapon by my side at all times. It's my most important asset.
d6 Flaw
1 I live a life of partying and it often isn't good for me.
2 I tend to underestimate my opponent or overestimate my skills.
3 My emotions sometimes get in the way and lead me to making irrational decisions.
4 I have terrible trust issues.
5 I'm an honest person and I can hardly lie to save my life.
6 I'm very cold to other people and it tends to push them away.
(one vote)

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