Tempter (5e Background)

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Tempter[edit]

You have spent your life manipulating others and leaping from one promiscuous relationship to another. You love the thrill of the chase and will stop at nothing to get with whoever you want and take them for everything they own.

Skill Proficiencies: choose two of the following: Performance, Deception, insight and Persuasion.

Tool Proficiencies: One type of gaming set.

Languages: One additional language of your choice.

Equipment: A set of racy clothes, a scrying orb, and a pouch containing 10 gp.

Feature: Seductive[edit]

You have a lot of experience in the art of seduction and manipulation. You gain the choice of one of the following benefits:

  • You gain +2 on Deception checks when dealing with other people.
  • You gain +2 on Persuasion checks when dealing with other people.
  • You gain +2 on Insight checks when dealing with other people.

You also gain this benefit:

  • If you have successfully seduced / manipulated someone in a previous encounter you now understand how they think to a small degree, you gain an additional + 2 to the charisma checks against that person.

Suggested Characteristics[edit]

A tempter is defined by their ability to seduce and manipulate others carnal desires; and are relentless in their quest for either a good night in bed or someone's wealth. They often are proud of themselves and their achievements, seeing past partners as more trophies than beings.

d8 Personality Trait
1 I love to get up-close and "personal" with some people and dive into situations.
2 I am extremely flirtatious, even with friends after all they cant think clearly if there "to distracted".
3 I prefer to "settle things" one way or another, rather then let bygones be bygones.
4 I have little in the way of personality, charisma or intellect to speak of so i rely on my looks for everything, and I depend on them to live.
5 I have little in the way of actual values or virtue, i just follow the latest trends and fashions.
6 Nothing wrong with competition both in and out of bed.
7 I'm sexy, I know it and I'm not afraid to use it.
8 I can "take care of myself, i don't need anything from anyone".
d6 Ideal
1 To each there own. We all have desires and needs, I'm just willing to do things you won't. (Good)
2 By proxy. My favourite people are the ones who are kind and generous, it makes me look good to be with them. (Lawful)
3 Naughty Naughty. Naughtiness, need i say more. (Chaotic)
4 Seduction. With my body i will and take you to haven, before dragging you to hell. (Evil)
5 Nymph. Sex is the most important part of my life, and without it I wouldn't be me.(Any)
6 Self confident. I will not allow anyone to shake my self esteem or shame me for my choices. (Good)
d6 Bond
1 When someone offers me something without asking for anything in return, i tend not to trust them.
2 I know how to manipulate an intimate relationship to get enough power over the individual to garner significant assistance.
3 All my friend are the same as me.
4 I listen closely to those around me, its the easiest way to find a new mark.
5 I think that sex is one of the strongest tools i have for manipulation. And as much as i love it, if i can get what i want without doing it the better.
6 I try to stay away from any further complications.
d6 Flaw
1 If someone has some kind of debt over me, I absolutely despise it and will fulfil said debt as quickly as possible.
2 I am self centred so I wont refuse any presents or gifts, even if I know it is a bad idea to accept them.
3 I often let my sexual desires take over me.
4 I have an insatiable desire for material good.
5 I think my looks should grant me whatever I want.
6 I do not think about the consequences of my actions and the effects it might have to myself or others.

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