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Backgrounds of Faerûn: The Small Folk


Enrich your characters with this supplement containing backgrounds for six of the Forgotten Realms gnome and halfling subraces: the hidden deep gnomes, the wily forest gnomes, the inventive rock gnomes, the ethereal ghostwise halflings, the friendly lightfood halflings, and the sturdy stout halflings!

Inside you'll find:

    - 3 Gnomish Backgrounds
    - 3 Halfling Backgrounds
    - 2 Sub-race variants
    - 5 New Items

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

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 Materials of the Realms  Variant Rule: Minor Skills  Gifts of the Gods  Feats of the Forgotten Realms


The Beast Lord  The Battle Dancer  The Watchman  Fighter Archetype: The Hospitaler  The Archivist  The Archmage  Artificer- Recon Aquatic-Archetypes 


Nobility of Waterdeep Denizens of Waterdeep - Backgrounds for a Heist Citizens of Saltmarsh


 Blood, Salt & Bones Faithful of Eberron Eberron Archetypes Gifts of the Gods  

Encyclopaedia Formulae Arcana

Encyclopaedia Formulae Arcana - A Encyclopaedia Formulae Arcana - B Encyclopaedia Formulae Arcana - C

Other books in the "Backgrounds of Faerûn" line (B&W are as of yet, unpublished)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 May 22, 2018 4:50 pm UTC
additional background ideas here:

gnome: Buffoon (jester), Goblinsticker (gnome who's got a personal vendetta), Clocksmith (mechanical tinkerer), Vanisher (stage magician), Gemsniffer (scout/prospector), Riddlemaster (loreseeker/storyfinder), Rocktender/Leaftender (tender of holy places)

halfling: Smuggler, Homesteader, Cartographer (tourist adventurer), Whistler, Bailiff of the Shires (mounted watchman), Drover
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Bryan H May 22, 2018 8:33 pm UTC
Tourist... adventurer... as a discworld lover, this needs to be a full archetype!
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