Solid (5e Background)

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Solid[edit]

You were born a healthy child, much healthier and stronger than what would be expected in this time and era. You grew up ahead of your peers, being able to provide for your family in different ways with different tasks very early. This gave you a head start in the world as the experience accumulated gave you advantage and reputation in different ways. This allowed you to spend the time others did not have picking up various skills and proficiencies. Due to the edge you had over your peers you set out in the world much earlier than the average person, you are an adventurer who seeks more knowledge and skills to master.

Ability Score Increase: You gain a +1 ability score increase of your choice between Strength or Constitution

Skill Proficiencies: Athletics or Acrobatics

Tool Proficiencies: One musical instrument

Languages: One of your choice

Equipment: A musical instrument, chain, rope, adventurer's clothes, a canteen, a handaxe, a book, a journal, a tinderbox and a belt pouch containing 20gp.

d6 Specialization
1 Wanderer
2 Drifter
3 Scholar
4 Hermit
5 Wise man in the woods
6 Guide

Feature: Estimate the work needed.[edit]

You can precisely estimate the required work for any task involving physical labour.

Alternate Feature: Miracle Child[edit]

You were an extraordinarily healthy child, almost as if you were favoured by the gods. Priests, monks and other holy persons and institutions find you pleasant and you are favoured by them.

Suggested Characteristics[edit]

Those more gifted than others tend to get used to work alone or become superiors such as chiefs or bosses.

d8 Personality Trait
1 I trust in my abilities to overcome the task at hand.
2 I am superior to others, I possess knowledge others do not.
3 I like to pretend I'm not smart when I really am, humble if you will.
4 I never run out of productive things to do.
5 I live my life so the Bards have songs to sing. I live to be a Legend.
6 I have a sense of humor... sometimes an odd one.
7 Danger will not stop me from helping.
8 I will do anything for more knowledge.
d6 Ideal
1 Pride. My genes and heritage is superior. (Any)
2 Independent. I work best alone, others drag me down. (Chaotic)
3 Solidarity. There is nothing that can't be done if we are united in our cause. (Lawful)
4 Charity. My skills and proficiencies must be taught to others. (Good)
5 Greed. When I find something new I must learn everything about it. (Chaotic)
6 Diligence. I will work hard and keep learning, so that I can do good. (Good)
d6 Bond
1 The things I have with me are everything I have and everything I am.
2 The people who raised me made me into an adventurer.
3 I am on a quest to obtain some rare or important object.
4 I can never linger anywhere for too long, or my secret will catch up to me.
5 I remember my childhood all the time.
6 I need to be the most educated adventurer alive.
d6 Flaw
1 I lack the social skills gained through cooperation.
2 My arrogance is over the top, because I am the best.
3 I am the most humble person there ever was, I am the best at it.
4 I am almost dangerously greedy.
5 I cannot maintain meaningful relationships.
6 I egregiously underestimate or overestimate the risks a job represents.

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