Jaroidian Scholar (5e Background)

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Jaroidian scholar[edit]

you have spent many years learning about the history of Kaeozzoidia, its monsters, its magic, and also its technology, you are educated.

Skill Proficiencies: arcana, history, nature, religion, and investigation

Tool Proficiencies: alchemists supplies, and tinkers tools.

Languages: 3 of your choice

Equipment:1 Kaeozzoidian scholars pack, alchemists supplies, tinkers tools, a set of common clothes, one simple weapon of your choice, an extra bottle of ink, a magnifying glass, an extra pen, 2 items of your study (they do not have to be trinkets), and a purse containing 20+10d4 gp.

Research Specialization[edit]

what field do you research?

d6 Research Specialization
1 Chemistry Master
2 Life and Nature
3 Student of Magic
4 Gemologist
5 Historical Reader
6 Religious Researcher

Feature:knowledgeable about knowledge[edit]

you know where to find information in a town as a result of your travels mixed with your studies, you know where in a library to look for a book about Sir Jaroid written 20 years ago, or 200. if you know what field or book to look for, you can find it.

Suggested Characteristics[edit]

knowledge could be a means to knowing more, or something else.

d8 Personality Trait
1 I use polysyllabic words that convey the impression of great erudition
2 I have read almost every important book in Kaeozzoidia, or so i say
3 I am used to helping out those who aren’t as smart as I am, and I patiently explain anything and everything to others
4 There is nothing I like more than a good mystery
5 I never make my own judgement for arguments until all the facts i can get are out in the open
6 I am horribly, horribly awkward in social situations
7 I teach everyone anything they want to learn if it is not a secret, and i occasionally even let out secrets too.
8 I am convinced that people are always trying to steal my secrets
d6 Ideal
1 Knowledge the path toward my goals is knowledge (Any)
2 Logic emotions must not stop logic (Lawful)
3 Power knowledge is the strongest power of all (Evil)
4 No Limits I wont be limited by gods, i make my own destiny (Chaotic)
5 Revenge i must be smarter to learn how to defeat the ones who destroyed my hometown (Evil)
6 Beauty Beauty points toward knowledge (Good)
d6 Bond
1 It is my duty to protect my students
2 I work to preserve a library, university, or monastery
3 I will avenge my hometown
4 My life’s work is a series of tomes related to a specific field of lore
5 I have been searching my whole life for the answer to a certain question
6 I will sell knowledge for money
d6 Flaw
1 I am easily distracted by the promise of information
2 Most people scream and run when they see a demon, I stop and take notes on its anatomy
3 Unlocking an ancient mystery is worth the price of a civilization
4 I speak without really thinking through my words, invariably insulting others
5 My desire to avenge my hometown has me unable to sleep at night, always plotting
6 I overlook obvious solutions in favor of complicated ones

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