The D&D Essentials Kit introduced us to the official rules for sidekick characters. These 1/4 page sidekick character sheets are intended to be used in place of the stat blocks found in the D&D Essentials Kit on pg. 63. Perfect for those one-on-one games or those looking to fill out the rest of their party.
A few of small notes:
1. Be aware that all sidekick characters... [click here for more]
No hero can stand victorious when standing alone. Behind the hero, propping them up and aiding them in their quests is a cast of friends, allies, beasts, and of course, the humble squire. Every great hero needs a sidekick. Now with the first in a series of sidekick classes for D&D 5e, you can grant your players a legendary squire, a honorable and dignified retainer who is unafraid to join in on... [click here for more]
Every master wishes to pass their teachings on to the next generation, and so the powerful mage takes an apprentice. These students of magic bravely adventure with their mentors to gain knowledge and experience at their side. Even so, an apprentice learns the ways of arcane arts through watching and studying the habits of their mentor as much as casting their own spells.
This sidekick is designed... [click here for more]
When a master of silence and stealth or an expert in their art requires an assistant they turn to a protégé, a special type of skilled helper. The role of a protégé is varied, from aiding in daring escapes and intrusions, standing watch, handling and selling stolen goods, or acting to provide an out for their masters. A protégé tends to aid a group by giving information and well timed assistance.... [click here for more]