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Enhanced Background List

Enhanced Background List


Backgrounds are an important part of every character. The PHB and some of the additional rulebooks supply a range to choose from but when making my characters a lot of them just did not fit the concept I had for my character. So I decided to use the "Customizing A Background" option from the PHB to expand on what was already there. This list of backgrounds is full of new concepts as well as expansions...   [click here for more]
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Gothic Character Options

Gothic Character Options


New races, backgrounds and trinkets for player characters with a gothic horror theme. From the vengeful spirits unable to move on, to private investigators finding things man wasn’t meant to know, the Gothic Character Options has you set. 2 new races 2 new backgrounds 50 new trinkets ...   [click here for more]
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Jasper's Journal: Pinguinos, New Playable Race

Jasper's Journal: Pinguinos, New Playable Race


FIRST 75 DOWNLOADS ARE FREE!! THEN IT'S GOING TO $0.99!! Jasper is a scientist and a researcher who has spent his entire life scouring the Forgotten Realms to learn everything about everything. This is entry #371 of his Journal. It contains a new playable race to be used in Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. I hope you enjoy this installment of The Pinguinos (Penguin humanoids) and be on the lookout...   [click here for more]
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Keeping the Faith Vol 1 - Options for Religious Heroes

Keeping the Faith Vol 1 - Options for Religious Heroes


Your gods give you strength! You may be a Cleric, upholding your deity's ideals and caring for your flock - or perhaps you are a Paladin, upholding divine justice! Keeping the Faith presents a new Cleric Domain - the Domain of Theurgy, and a new Paladin Oath - the Oath of Pilgrimage. But why should Clerics and Paladins be the only classes with religious convictions? A new College for Bards, the...   [click here for more]
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Keeping the Faith Vol 2 - More Options for Religious Heroes

Keeping the Faith Vol 2 - More Options for Religious Heroes


The first volume of Keeping the Faith presented options both for classes already serving deities, clerics and paladins, but also options for other classes to serve deities. This volume keeps the tradition going with the new Love Domain for Clerics, the Oath of the Hospitaller for Paladins, and options for two other classes: the Zealous Rage path for Barbarians, and the Holy Knight archetype for the...   [click here for more]
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Knights & Knaves of Ahlamabad

Knights & Knaves of Ahlamabad


A collection of character customization options, spun out of CopperHorde’s Arabian Nights-inspired heist adventure Child-God of the Violet Temple! This budget-priced eight-page addendum includes: The ANK’HABUT. A new playable race of humanoid spiders who have been subtly weaving their webs of power for centuries, guiding the destiny of the city from the shadows. The FURII....   [click here for more]
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Knights & Knaves of the Mittelgarde

Knights & Knaves of the Mittelgarde


A collection of character customization options, spun out of CopperHorde’s gothic horror beginner's adventure The Vampire Factory of Mad Baron Petrifax! This budget-priced eight-page addendum includes: The VAMPYRHEXEN. A new playable race of witches descended from vampires who, once a day, can project their soul into the world in the form of a cat or crow familiar. The CHAOS CLERIC....   [click here for more]
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The Artifacted - A sentient Item class!

The Artifacted - A sentient Item class!


Find a new way to play with this sentient item class for D&D 5E! Choose either a powerful weapon or sturdy piece of armor, and get ready to jump into a new type of playstyle with this Half-caster class. A barrage of playtested abilities, possible spell combinations, and some notes for interesting options to use during character creation are all waiting for you inside! Want to play a Long cursed...   [click here for more]
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The House of the Dwarven Plaguebearers

The House of the Dwarven Plaguebearers


Hidden away amongst the other dwarven noble houses, the House of the Dwarven Plaguebearers presents a benevolent face to the world, curing the diseased and purging poisons. Behind closed doors, however, this guild serves Talona, goddess of pestilence and poison, claiming souls and worship for their evil queen. A guide to the House of the Dwarven Plaguebearers, a new guild for Dungeons & Dragons...   [click here for more]
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The Karu Race [5e]

The Karu Race [5e]


From a distance, this tribal race of swamp dwellers may resemble that of a human. It isn't until closer investigation that one can discern the striking differences. Living in the swamps has given them a grayish green skin tone and they're bodies are often scattered with grainy warts and perturbing mutations, two examples include...   [click here for more]
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The Sheerpeak Wrangler Tribe

The Sheerpeak Wrangler Tribe


High in the mountains, sitting atop peaks that other races consider inhospitable or uninhabitable, the Sheerpeak Tribe live, hunt and thrive amongst the desolate icy wastes. Tales are told of the tribe that brings down even the feared remorhaz with nothing but their bare hands and a small group of hunters. A guide to the House of the Dwarven Plaguebearers, a new guild for Dungeons & Dragons...   [click here for more]
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Unlikely Heroes - Out of the Abyss

Unlikely Heroes - Out of the Abyss


When I decided to run Out of the Abyss, I wanted to really put the accent on the survival elements and on the idea that the party is an ill-fitting group of strangers. What better way than to randomly generate the characters? In this document, you will find a step-by-step process for generating new level 1 characters that start as prisoners in Velkynvelve. It includes new backgrounds...   [click here for more]
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[5e] Halloween Archetype Bundle- Dragon Ink

[5e] Halloween Archetype Bundle- Dragon Ink


Enter two new spooky Archetypes! This bundle contains new archetype options for the Bard and Warlock Class. The College of the Macabre gives bards a new way to play by consigning spirits to their service and playing hauntingly beautiful notes that curse the enemy. While the Pact of the Dark One introduces a new Pact Boon option as well as new ways to sneak around and fight in the shadows. In...   [click here for more]
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Character Background: Bastard

Character Background: Bastard


The Outsider's Perspective Born in the shadow of wealth, power, and privilege, your family owns land, collects taxes, and wields significant political influence—but are you accepted among them? You may be an acknowledged member of the family, a social outcast your peers pretend don’t exist, or a resentful scoundrel willing to do anything to claim your rightful place. Built as an alternate...   [click here for more]
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Fallen Immortal Character Background

Fallen Immortal Character Background


You were timeless. To wield vast, unknowable power and walk the hallways of the gods was your birthright. You know what it is to have mortals beg for your favor and then to grant it—or not—according to your whim. But all that was taken from you; your godhead lost or stripped away by your divine peers. Perhaps you were cast down as punishment for a crime or a lesson to teach you...   [click here for more]
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P.B. Publishing Presents: Backgrounds Collection 1 (3x 5E Backgrounds)

P.B. Publishing Presents: Backgrounds Collection 1 (3x 5E Backgrounds)


P.B. Publishing Presents: Backgrounds Collection 1 The first collection of P.B Puiblishing first 3 Flavourable Backgrounds for D&D 5th Edition Player Characters. The Treasure Hunter The Wheeler-Dealer The Circus Performer Contact me via the following: Twitter: @pbpublishing1 Email: pbpublishing@outlook.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/pbublishing/ Please...   [click here for more]
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Redeemed Vampire Character Background

Redeemed Vampire Character Background


Redeemed from Darkness You know the taste of blood. You understand what it is to hunger for it with no hope of ever being sated. Long ago, you despaired of ever seeing the Sun again. Yet, somehow, you stand again in the warmth of its light. At some point in your life, you were chosen—taken by a powerful undead being who fed upon your lifeblood and transformed you into...   [click here for more]
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Anime-Inspired Backgrounds

Anime-Inspired Backgrounds


Sure, there are plenty of great background options already in the Player's Handbook, but none are quite what you're looking for. You want to play an average schoolgirl who suddenly finds herself with magical powers, a dishonored prince hunting down the Avatar the one responsible for his fall from honor, or a person from our world who finds himself transported to the world of Dungeons And Dragons. This...   [click here for more]
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Character Background: The Jailer

Character Background: The Jailer


A new character background for use with Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition, The Jailer allows you to quickly craft a character who is a seasoned veteran at dealing with, or perhaps being, a criminal. "You’ve participated in your fair share of bribes too, so you know when to take a good one and when to pass lest you wind you up dead. Running favors or turning your head...   [click here for more]
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The Vigilante a Background and Feat for DND 5e

The Vigilante a Background and Feat for DND 5e


Life can be unfair. Think of the starving peasants forced to toil for the local baron or the common laborers tasked with building the king's newest palace for a mere handful of copper pieces each week. There are those who see these injustices and do nothing. There are those who are willing to reap the rewards obtained through the suffering of others. Then there are those who see inequality and find...   [click here for more]
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Reaper Class(Born of Void)

Reaper Class(Born of Void)


-A completely different way of playing -Instead of using the weave use soul energy directly -You are foreign to this world -Be the eater of worlds or a force for change -Killing a creature gives you the chance to touch it and absorb its soul -Custom character sheets included for ease of use -Use soul points to keep track of everything you've consumed -Skirt the edge of balance and be...   [click here for more]
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Super Simple Character Sheet Landscape

Super Simple Character Sheet Landscape


I couldn't find a character sheet for 5e in landscape that I liked, so I just created one in Word. It's simple, no extra graphics laid out in a big enough font that is easy to read for this old git lol Hope you like it, pay if you want, don't if you don't! ...   [click here for more]
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3 Calimshan Backgrounds (5e)

3 Calimshan Backgrounds (5e)


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...   [click here for more]
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A Bundle of Backgrounds

A Bundle of Backgrounds


So there I was, helping my new group of players make their new characters. Some were savvy, some were not. One though, was curious. "Can I have a archeology background?" I knew I had seen it somewhere, but where? The question also brought with it curious stares from the other players, who were interested in other backgrounds as well. Well, having to pore through sourcebooks and Unearthed...   [click here for more]
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Background Option: Manservant

Background Option: Manservant


Some adventures begin their lives in the service of others, attending to the needs of the nobility. You have spent several years serving those with titles, those who look down on the rest of the world, and who likely looked down on you as well. But when those in power were busy ignoring you, they spoke candidly... and you overheard all manner of rumors and secrets. Perhaps you even learned something...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds - Traveling Benefactor

Backgrounds - Traveling Benefactor


This is a background for Characters, that consists of a traveling person who travels simply to do perform deeds in favor of others, wherever that person goes. It has the basic overview of the character, equipment, 1 language proficiency, 1 tool proficiency and 2 skills of the players choice from a list of 4, a feature for the background and 4 tables for personality traits, ideals, bonds and flaws,...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds, Confidant & Citizen Guard

Backgrounds, Confidant & Citizen Guard


Herein you will find two new backgrounds – the Confidant and the Citizen Guard. The Confidant is a person of great empathy and abiding love for people. She can’t stand to see people suffer and she gives without expecting recompense. People around her tend to open up and confide in her and share their most intimate secrets with her. The Citizen Guard is an individual who’s willing...   [click here for more]
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Butler Background

Butler Background


Have you ever felt like the background you envision for your character isn't available and the existing ones aren't broad enough to even come close the their skill set, well this changes everything. The butler background lets you live out the dream of your charcater having been a servant before becoming an adventure. This new background is used in conjuction with Extra Tool Proficiencies, also...   [click here for more]
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Character Background: Parent

Character Background: Parent


A 5E character background for adventurers with a family to fight for. Would you like to play a character whose life has been dedicated to their children? This background is for you! A PWYW prequel to a new collection of backgrounds and character creation tables, coming soon! ...   [click here for more]
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DID Background (Multiple Personality Disorder)

DID Background (Multiple Personality Disorder)


Two halves don't make a whole, not when they've been torn, crumpled and disfigured again and again. Four quarters dont make a whole either, just a sick parody. A past traumatic experience has shattered you into four distinct personalities. ...   [click here for more]
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Explorer's Pack

Explorer's Pack


Explorer's Pack Exploring unmapped territory, discovering ancient ruins holding alien artefacts, crossing deadly terrain, making first contact with an unknown civilisation ... Exploration is an element of many D&D campaigns, whether your PCs just explore the surroundings of their hometown or lead a major expedition to a new continent. But exploration is often somewhat overlooked. The...   [click here for more]
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Golden years -  New Background

Golden years - New Background


You have lived most of your life already, but approaching your final years something suddenly changed. This was a change of great significance that propelled you to spend your golden years out in the world, traveling and fighting monsters. This is a new character background option for D&D 5e meant for characters that have lived most of their life already and are just now going on adventures....   [click here for more]
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Imperfect Reincarnation ~ Background

Imperfect Reincarnation ~ Background


This PDF contains the Imperfect Reincarnation background for Fifth Edition D&D, based off of literary and pop culture heroes like Mautrim Cauthon, Desmond Miles, the protagonist of Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, and many others. Characters of this background are plagued by memories of a past life, and are prone to outbursts in long-dead languages, or calling people by strange names. They may wish...   [click here for more]
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Lightless Player Character Race

Lightless Player Character Race


Drawing design inspiration from the black mages in Final Fantasy and the Jawas of Star Wars, the Lightless come to D&D. A race oblivious to the very concept of origin or identity. Lightless are a hopelessly curious race, always taking in little observations about seemingly mundane trinkets. The name “lightless” is a colloquialism bestowed upon them from society as they have never...   [click here for more]
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Raised by Monsters - A Player Character Background

Raised by Monsters - A Player Character Background


The following is a background suitable for player characters who were raised by a monstrous race such as the goblins, giants, or lizardfolk. From the background: You were raised by a member of a monstrous race. Perhaps your caretaker treated you as a child; perhaps you were more of an oddity or a servant. You have learned the culture of your adopted people, and find that you are more comfortable...   [click here for more]
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Slave Background

Slave Background


This simple single-page sheet contains all the information you need to create a new PC with the "Slave" character background. Includes: Starting Skills and Equipment Feature: Perserverance Bonds and Flaws *Please leave comments and reviews after downloading. All recommendations will be considered for updates and future publications. Changelog...   [click here for more]
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Slave Background & Monastic Tradition

Slave Background & Monastic Tradition


“There are none that value their freedom so much as those that know what it is to be denied it.” The following contains 5e rules for those wishing to play a slave or former slave, including: advice on how to include slavery in your game, a Slave background, a new Monastic Tradition for Monks, Reckless Dance technique. ...   [click here for more]
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Sole survivor - New Background (English and Spanish)

Sole survivor - New Background (English and Spanish)


This is a very simple background option meant for characters that come from places that don't exist anymore or the "last of its kind" type of character. Bundle includes both the English and Spanish versions. Esta es una opción de trasfondo muy simple pensada para personajes que provienen de lugares que ya no existen o el tipo de personaje que es el "último de su clase". El...   [click here for more]
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Storm King's Thunder Character Options

Storm King's Thunder Character Options


This barbarian primal path option was designed to coincide with the new Storm King’s Thunder, Forgotten Realms campaign. However, it may be used in any campaign setting if allowed by the Dungeon Master. I will be adding additional files to this title which contain archetype options for other classes. Including, but possibly not limited to Fighter, Rogue, & Sorcerer; though not necessarily...   [click here for more]
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Thaumaturge, Dervish, Spellsword, Ravager, Shadow Agent Class

Thaumaturge, Dervish, Spellsword, Ravager, Shadow Agent Class


I am going to try a different take. This document until it changes has the thaumturge class, dervish class, spell sword class, ravager class, and shadow agent class. Don't let the epic level portions confuse you as that is only if you are using my epic level characters from 21-40 book. The thaumturge is basically a class that is about subclasses. It has a d4 hit points but has an okay spell list....   [click here for more]
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The Consort Background

The Consort Background


A background for those that want to play a character that is intune with the emotions of those around them. To see it in action check out Fair Wanderings an actual play livestream on LilypadNebula's Twitch channel every wednesday night at 8 PM EST Created by Michael Owen and Swiftkite Design Twitter: @MtoAllPro Patreon: SwiftKite Design ...   [click here for more]
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The Spirit Walker (Beta Class)

The Spirit Walker (Beta Class)


The Spirit Walker is a caster class that utilizes the ethereal plane, forging a bond with a powerful spirit to grow and harness the energies of the ethereal. The Spirit Walker offers two unique archtypes, one more focused on a applying a debuff and the other utilizing a spirit companion with similar rules to the UA Ranger with more flexibility. The Spirit Walker utilizes the unique mechanic of a...   [click here for more]
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Times Before the Dust: 3 New Backgrounds

Times Before the Dust: 3 New Backgrounds


Included are 3 new and unique backgrounds for characters; the gambler, the majei, and the oracle. Please enjoy. ...   [click here for more]
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Timid Spellcasting

Timid Spellcasting


Do you stutter when casting verbal spells? Do your hands shake when you twist the threads of the Weave? This is a ruleset for players who want to add a bit more flavor to their mages. Wizards, Clerics, Bard, etc. all face pain and disruption when they lose confidence in their spellcasting abilities. ...   [click here for more]
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Vaquero - 5E Background

Vaquero - 5E Background


A Cowboy themed background. It doesn't really need any more of a description. If you like it, please don't forget to rate. ...   [click here for more]
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Xanathar's Guide to the Illusion of Choice

Xanathar's Guide to the Illusion of Choice


Xanathar's back at it again with a new guide that expands on what he presented in his last tome. Here you'll find options for new classes such as the Artificer or the Mystic as well as tables for backgrounds from the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide to the Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron as well as dozens of other backgrounds and classes. Xanathar may believe choice is an illusion,...   [click here for more]
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The Vermin Lord - A Warlock Archetype

The Vermin Lord - A Warlock Archetype


Over 350 downloads! If you like it, please rate and review. :-) The path of the Vermin Lord is not for the squeamish. Whether you have a healthy fascination for entomology and the study of the family Rodentia, or are possessed of a desire to see the world overrun by all manner of pestilence-carrying insects, rats, and other unsightly creatures, the end result will be nothing less...   [click here for more]
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13 Unique Characters with back stories

13 Unique Characters with back stories


13 Unique Characters with Back Stories. Just roll your stats and play. ...   [click here for more]
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5e PreGen, Barbarian Barkeep

5e PreGen, Barbarian Barkeep


Kinar Stoneskin is a fully developed Barbarian Barkeep for 5e, for use as both a PC and an NPC. He comes with a backstory, NPC stat blocks and several character sheets for easy insertion into low and medium level games. Loosly based in forgotten relms, Kinar has been written to be easily inserted into any setting, I hope you enjoy him. If you enjoyed this content be sure to check my other stuff here,...   [click here for more]
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Background - Keeper of the Dead

Background - Keeper of the Dead


An alternative player background for the more macabre types; a D&D interpretation of what would amount to a forensic anthropologist with the opportunity for lore. Useful for tomb-minded parties, or as an excuse to go crypt-diving. Crafted with care, though a bumbling first try it may be. ...   [click here for more]
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