Anthropologist 5E Background

Basically, being an Anthropologist you have been fascinated by the other cultures all the times, this fascination from most of ancient and also primeval lost lands which is to the most modern civilizations. By studying the custome’s of the other culture’s, philosophies, laws, rituals, religious beliefs, languages, and also the arts too, You had learned how the tribes, empires and also all other forms of the society which is in between the craft their own destinies and also doom. his knowledge have been gained not only by books which you read and scrolls but also through the firsthand observation- by approaching the far-flung settlements and also exploring the local histories and also the customs.

  • Skill Proficiencies: Insight and Religion
  • Tool Proficiencies: None
  • Languages: Two of your choice
  • Equipment:  A leather-bound diary, a bottle of ink, an ink pen, a set of traveler’s clothes, one trinket of special significance, and a pouch containing 10 gp

Suggested Characteristics

These Anthropologists leave behind of the societies into which they were they were born to discover whatever the life is like in an other parts of the entire world. They hope to see how the other races and also the civilizations will survive – or why they didn’t.

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But some of the Anthropologists have been driven by the intellectual curiosity, So, others want the fame and also the recognition which comes with being the first for discovering the new peoples, a lost tribe or else the truth about an ancient empire’s downfall.

Personality Traits

D6Options For Personality Traits
1I prefer the company of those who aren't like me, including people of other races.
2I'm a stickler when it comes to observing proper etiquette and local customs.
3I would rather observe than meddle.
4By living among violent people, I have become desensitized to violence.
5I would risk life and limb to discover a new culture or unravel the secrets of a dead one.
6When I arrive at a new settlement for the first time, I must learn all its customs.


d6Options For Flaw
1Boats make me seasick.
2I talk to myself, and I don't make friends easily.
3I believe that I'm intellectually superior to people from other cultures and have much to teach them.
4I've picked up some unpleasant habits living among races such as goblins, lizardfolk, or orcs.
5I complain about everything.
6I wear a tribal mask and never take it off.


D6Options For Ideals
1Discovery: I want to be the first person to discover a lost culture. (Any)
2Distance: One must not interfere with the affairs of another culture – even one in need of aid. (Lawful)
3Knowledge: By understanding other races and cultures, we learn to understand ourselves. (Any)
4Power: Common people crave strong leadership, and I do my utmost to provide it. (Lawful)
5Protection: I must do everything possible to save a society facing extinction. (Good)
6Indifferent: Life is cruel. What's the point in saving people if they're going to die anyway? (Chaotic)


D6Options For Bonds
1My mentor gave me a journal filled with lore and wisdom. Losing it would devastate me.
2Having lived among the people of a primeval tribe or clan, I long to return and see how they are faring.
3Years ago, tragedy struck the members of an isolated society I befriended, and I will honor them.
4I want to learn more about a particular humanoid culture that fascinates me.
5I seek to avenge a clan, tribe, kingdom, or empire that was wiped out.
6I have a trinket that I believe is the key to finding a long-lost society.

Feature: Cultural Chameleon

You had spent much of your adult life away from your homeland, living among the people those were different from your kin and these aspects had been happened before you becoming an adventurer. This foreign culture came to understand by you and also the ways of their people too those who eventually treated you like one of their own.

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One of its cultures had much more of an influence on you than any other else and also shaping your beliefs and also the customs. Select a race whose culture which you have been adopted.

Feature: Adept Linguist

You can easily communicate with the humanoids those who doesn’t speak any of the language which you know. You must need to observe all the humanoids those are interacting with one another for almost 1 day, After which you have learnt an handful of important words, expressions and gestures – its enough to communicate on a rudimentary level. You can also have a look at dnd smuggler background.

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