Isekai (5e Background)

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Iseakai is a word used to refer to people who have traveled from another world into their current one, whether by choice or by fate. Most Isekai were brought to their new life by reincarnation. Others were summoned. Some don't even understand how or why they were brought in in the first place.

Skill Proficiencies: Any two of the following: Deception, Intimidation, Performance, Persuasion

Tool Proficiencies: One set of Artisans Tools, One type of Gaming Set,

Equipment: One set of plain clothes from your home world (For example: a tracksuit or a t-shirt), one trinket from your home world, 10 days of rations, and 15 gp

Feature: Sore Thumb[edit]

You're not from this world, and people quickly take note of it. Some take pity on you, thinking you to be some sort of stranded foreigner; while others seek to take advantage of you, scamming and robbing you at every turn. On a rare occasion, a great scholar or other extremely learned person will notice you for exactly what you are, seeking as much knowledge on your home dimension as possible. You are also known for having a knack for making new friends.

Suggested Characteristics[edit]

d8 Personality Trait
1 I get excited at even the simplest of magical items
2 I enjoy seeing the sights this world has to offer.
3 This world makes me feel like a god.
4 I find myself thinking about home.
5 I often talk about things that people in this world know nothing about.
6 I take things very seriously.
7 I've seen death's vistas, and don't want others to to see it too soon.
8 Getting to kill monsters is oddly cathartic.
d6 Ideal
1 Adventure Seeing things that I couldn't see at home is how I should spend my life. (Any)
2 Nostalgia I wish to return home soon. (Lawful)
3 Harems I wish for a bunch of cute boys/girls to fawn over me! (Chaotic)
4 Ambition This world needs a ruler. I will be that ruler! (Evil)
5 Salvation I will eradicate all evil in this world! (Good)
6 Survival These monsters are deadly. I must and will survive! (Any)
d6 Bond
1 A deity brought me here. I am forever grateful.
2 I see my old friends in these new ones.
3 These adventurers helped me. I must repay them in kind.
4 A noble helped me in my darkest hour in this world, renewing my faith in humanity.
5 I have my clothes as a permanent reminder of my home.
6 There is a little good in everyone. Maybe I can befriend them.
d6 Flaw
1 I am easily stopped by an attractive face.
2 I have a tendency to smile, even in the wrong ocassions.
3 Even thinking about a particular person from this world makes me angry.
4 The booze of this... this world is... so... good... I can... I can barely help... myself
5 I have a tendency to accept things as "Normal" for this world, even if they are jokes.
6 I come off as an arrogant prick sometimes.

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