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Background Expansion: Guild Artisan Plus


Want to make playing the guild artisan background more interesting? Romanticize the middle class with this unofficial expansion to the Guild Artisan Background. This pdf is full of flavor text, suggested personality traits, proficiency variants, and more that will make your playable characters more connected to their trade. 

by Olivia L. Dobbs

Wish that the benefits of the Guild Artisan Background rivaled the other backgrounds? Want more inspiration for character motivation? Seeking to understand what a Cooper is?

Presenting Background Expansion: Guild Artisan Plus 

Using this unofficial resource, paired with 5e modules, create PCs that are connected to the world and their trade of choice. 

Background Expansion: Guild Artisan Plus covers a variety of trades inspired by the careers of the Middle Ages.

In addition to being a go-to guide for players, it is also an excellent tool for DMs as well! The breadth of information makes it an invaluable tool for quickly generating the personalities of townsfolk. This book, paired with your creativity, will enable you to create a world that feels real and alive, no matter where your players want to shop.


  • Over 50 Sub-Backgrounds for the Guild Artisan Background
  • Personality Trait, Ideal, Bond, and Flaw Tables for Each Sub-Background
  • Proficiency and Starting Equipment Variants
  • Flavor Text for Guild Benefits and Daily Trade Life 

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File Last Updated:
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This title was added to our catalog on September 18, 2023.