Wolf Knight (5e Background)

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Wolf Knight[edit]

Hailing from a far land with great forest you and your clan mates worked vigorously. From protecting your home from unwanted enemies, or going out and taking out the larger threats. You worked together. You have formed bonds, allies, and friends with almost everyone in your clan, and they will help you if need be. But you were set out to help those from other lands and perhaps create a new pack and clan to help those around and keep the values of your former clan alive.

Skill Proficiencies: Choose three from: Athletics, Intimidation, Perception, Survival, Persuasion or Animal Handling

Languages: Sylvan, Speak with Small Animals

Equipment: Small banner of your pack, set of common clothes, a dagger imbued with the spirit of a wolf that returns to you, and a pouch of 25 gold pieces.

Wolf Knight Type[edit]

What type of Wolf Knight are you for the pack?

d4 Specialization
1 Alpha
2 Sentinel
3 Freelancer
4 Enforcer

Feature: Wolf Whisperer - You can speak to wolves, and when they respond, you can understand them. They will not be hostile towards you or your party, and will temporarily treat you as the alpha of their pack. If successful on a Performance check, You can attempt to call a wolf/wolf pack for information. With a successful animal handling check, you may ask one favor of the wolf/wolves so long as it is within their power, and does not get them killed. If you fail, the wolf/wolves will continue on their business.

Suggested Characteristics[edit]

d6 Personality Trait
1 I fight honorably and for the pack.
2 I feel responsible for the protection of the pack and leaders.
3 I can't get rid of the images of my fallen comrades.
4 I will treat others with respect and kindness
5 I have a good sense of humor
6 I will live as a soldier and I will die as a soldier
d6 Ideal
1 I'm a Soldier, not a Monster:I will follow orders along as it doesn't have me hurt innocents (Lawful)
2 Savior: I will protect and save innocent lives(Good)
3 Good Soldiers follow orders... right?: Orders are orders, I have to follow them. (Neutral)
4 Pack: My family, my friends, or my pack are all that matter (Any)
5 Willing to do anything: If innocents must die in order for us to win then so be it (Evil)
6 Monster: innocent or not, if they aren't with us they're dead (Chaotic)
d6 Bond
1 My Family and comrades are what keeps me going to protect the pack
2 My comrades are family and will die for them if needed
3 I respect my Alpha as he respects us
4 My family ancestors inspired me to become the best warrior
5 Failing means failing my pack... I will not fail
6 I fight for the pack, my family, and those who are innocent
d6 Flaw
1 I will never surrender, I will die before dishonor
2 I can't forget my fallen comrades... I need some more draught of dreamless sleep
3 I must not be in a relationship in order make the pack my priority
4 I will never forgive enemies, even if they are no longer my enemy
5 I am a better soldier than anyone, I'll prove it
6 I don't care about the consequences, I will never let them win.

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