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Backgrounds of Faerûn: Children of the Planes


Enrich your characters with this supplement containing backgrounds and subraces for eleven of the Forgotten Realms planar races: the angelic aasimar, the dark krinth, the diabolic fey'ri, the cursed shadar-kai, the fiendish tanarukk, the devilish tieflings, the varied genasi, the shadowy gloaming, the displaced dragonborn, the malefic durzagon, and the alien killoren!

Inside you'll find:

    - 9 New Races
    - 2 New Sub-Races
    - Alternate Tiefling with 4 subraces
    - Alternate Genasi with 4 subraces
    - 10 Otherworldly Backgrounds
    - 2 New Weapons
    - 1 New Feat
    - 1 New Paladin Oath
    - 1 New Weapon

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

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Other books in the "Backgrounds of Faerûn" line (B&W are as of yet, unpublished)

Backgrounds of Faerun  Dwarven Kingdoms  Elven Kingdoms  The Small Folk  Blood of Gruumsh  Children Of The Planes  Nations of Destruction  Underwater Nations  Scaled Kingdoms  Points of Light  Forgotten Folk

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Greg O July 24, 2018 9:34 pm UTC
Some additional ideas:

Aasimar: Spirit Folk (blood of nature spirits, Kara-Tur; sea, river, wind, mountain, plant (tree might have goodberry power, vine might have entangle, ginsing heal, etc) tied to sacred sites

Tiefling: Cambion

Dragonborn: Shadow

Genasi: Semphar and Zakhara bonds, Jann background, Markeen (genie double)

Killoren: p4 "Intellectuals" not "Itellectuals". Perhaps variants on different types of ecosystems such as a "needleman" for a desert oasis or a cold resistant one for northern pine forests or a jungle one with poisonous or sleep inducing flowers

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