Born of the Far Realm (5e Background)

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Skill Proficiencies: You gain proficiency in Arcana and one skill of your choice.

Tool Proficiencies: None

Languages: Deep Speech, one exotic language of your choice.

Equipment: A large black cloak with a big cowell and two weapons of your choice.

Feature: Unknown[edit]

No one has heard of you. You gain an advantage on checks to convince someone of your past.

Alternate Feature: Feared[edit]

People can see your connection to the Far Realm. Why not take advantage of it? You are proficient in Intimidation.

Suggested Characteristics[edit]

d6 Personality Trait
1 Everyone fears me... I wish we could just be friends!
2 I remain as cold and distant as everyone expects me to be.
3 Humans. The little pests.
4 I feel so... closed off. No one treats me like an equal and I hate it.
5 I actually find I can fit in pretty well.
6 No. No! Just leave me alone.
d6 Ideal
1 Conquer. I will conquer this little world and all will bow to me! (Evil)
2 Aloof. Whoop-dee-doo. I'm stuck here. I'll just... leave... (Any)
3 Help. I am here, so I must have been sent here. With a purpose. To help. (Good)
4 Heroism. I must save everyone from the abominable aberrations in that horrible realm! (Lawful)
5 Freedom. While I was in the Far Realm, I felt trapped and longed to explore. Now, I can explore this whole realm and beyond! (Chaotic)
6 Longing. I want to get back! I liked it there. (Any)
d6 Bond
1 I had a family who raised me in the Far Realm. I love them more than anything else.
2 I love it here! I am never leaving! Never!
3 I have a family here. I must find them.
4 I have a sibling in the Far Realm. I must get them out.
5 I have a friend who came with me from the Far Realm. I immediately lost them. I must find them.
6 I am not attached to anything. I fear if I do, it will just get ripped away from me.
d4 Flaw
1 I am dark and distant.
2 I am wayyyyyyyyyyy too social. So many people to meet! I can be kind of a pest.
3 I don't get attached to anything. No one likes me because of it.
4 I just don't fit in. I am horribly awkward.

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