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Backgrounds of Faerûn: The Dwarven Kingdoms


Enrich your characters with this supplement containing backgrounds for six of the Forgotten Realms dwarven subraces: the tough arctic dwarves, the resplendent gold dwarves, the dour gray dwarves, the hopeful shield dwarves, the mysterious urdunnir, and the savage wild dwarves!

Inside you'll find:

    - 3 New sub-races
    - 6 Dwarven Backgrounds
    - 3 New NPC Stat Blocks
    - 1 New Material
    - 1 New Poison

This supplement is standalone, but works with the entire "Backgrounds of Faerûn" (available on the DMs Guild) line. 

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Greg O May 19, 2018 3:35 pm UTC
Nice concepts but you might want to expand it by adding organization backgrounds like you did in the general book, perhaps some taken from the old 2nd ed Book of Dwarves. WOC already brought back the Battlerager in the Sword Coast but some of the other kits from the CBoD would work as Backgrounds.
Some examples I suggest:

Hearthguard (female dwarf only) Skill Athletics, Perception. Tool: Gaming Set (king's Table/Dwarven Chess) Equipment: Dwarven Axe, Shield, Portable game set, tabard of clan hold. Feature: as a defender of dwarven holds, you can (as a bonus action) interpose yourself to protect others taking a hit meant for them. An attacker's roll is made against your AC instead of the intended target. If the attack hits, you take the damage instead.

Highborn (dwarf only) Skills: Persuasion, History, Investigation. Equipment: Set of fine dwarven clothes, broach or ring with clan insignia, a book of beaten copper pages containing dwarven law codes. Feature: a high ranking...See more
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Bryan H May 20, 2018 3:13 am UTC
Those are really great suggestions! I'd want to investigate all of the "Backgrounds" series to ensure I can have organizations in them all, but it's certainly something I'm open to doing!
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