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50 Quick Human NPCs Vol 2


Following on from our very successfully received first volume here are 50 more human NPC's to engage, challenge and bemuse your players...

Do your players catch you out sometimes by suddenly expressing an interest in some random NPC who you never planned out because they weren't important? Do you sometimes struggle to come up with names for all the NPCs you are populating your setting with?

Either way this document will help!

Fifty NPCs described in just enough detail to make them quick to insert or adapt as needed.

I invite you to view the preview which explains my design thinking in more detail and provides you with a full bonus NPC as a free example!

Here’s the layout explained:

Example Layout




Physical Details


Further Details


Race and gender specific name


How the NPC looks.

Their outward and obvious mannerisms and character. Any obvious bias or strong phobias etc. would be listed here.

Details that will emerge as the characters interact with them. These will be things like secret fears, motivations, hobbies and life stories. For example, if the physical description mentioned scars then usually the origins of those scars would be in this section.


Items or clothing: These can range from the mundane to the magical. Items that are important to them or that they habitually wear or carry.


Occupation: Because even in Dungeons and Dragons people work!

What you get:

50(+1) NPC;s described as mentioned above (click the preview for the free one)

25 Male divided up as follows:

  • 2 Youth
  • 2 Teen
  • 11 Adults
  • 6 Middle Aged
  • 2 Old
  • 2 Wise (Because people don’t get very old … they get wise!)

25 Female divided up as follows:

  • 2 Youth
  • 2 Teen
  • 11 Adults
  • 6 Middle Aged
  • 2 Old
  • 2 Wise (Because people don’t get very old … they get wise!)

Transgender or genderfluid NPC’s are listed under their biological sex with appropriate identifying notes.

Happy Gaming!



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This title was added to our catalog on September 04, 2018.