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3 Calimshan Backgrounds (5e)

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3 Calimshan Backgrounds for fifth edition is exactly what you'd expect: three new player backgrounds. In this updated-for-fifth-edition version of Calimshan, those descended from elementals rule while "mundane" humans have been reduced to serfdom. In this nation where the planetouched reign, three new kinds of player backgrounds come to light:

  • Drudgehunter: when servants flee their masters, a drudgehunter is called to reclaim them. Seekers of all sorts of runaway prey, adventuring drudgehunters are a very diverse group.
  • Planetouched noble: a variation on the noble in the Player's Handbook, the planetouched nobles differ based on their genasi heritage and the circumstances of their rule of Calimshan.
  • Servant: whether an escapee, a steward, or a recently emancipated serf, servants grew up waiting hand-and-foot on the planetouched nobles. As adventurers, they have their own agenda.

Though the backgrounds are written for a planetouched nobility in Calimshan, they would work with minimal adjustment anywhere that a hereditary nobility is oppressing a serf underclass and having to send bounty hunters after malcontents.

In this product, you'll find:

  • 6 pages of professionally formatted, illustrated, color content
  • 3 ready-to-use backgrounds with fresh Personality Traits, Ideals, Bonds, and Flaws
  • A printer-friendly art-free version of the backgrounds that retains the formatting and pagination of the full version

If you like these backgrounds, stay tuned! The adventure for which these were developed may reach publication as well.

In the meantime, check out my first published adventure, The Vault of Eternity and/or my version of the artificer class.

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