Clan Crafter 5e Background

Basically, the stout folk are well known for their artisanship and also the worth of their handiworks and of course you have been trained in that ancient tradition. For long years you have been labored under a dwarf master of the craft, enduring the long hours. Dismissive, sour-tempered treatment in respect to gain the fine skills which you possess today.

You’re almost likely a dwarf but of course its not mandatory. If you’re not a dwarf, however, you have been taken a solemn oath never to take on an apprentice in the craft; it is not for the non dwarves to pass on the skills of those that live in an mror holds. You wouldn’t have been difficulty, however, finding a dwarf master who were willing to receive potential apprentices those who cam with your recommendation. You may also like to read our backgrounds updated page.

Skill Proficiencies: History, Insight

Tool Proficiencies: One type of artisan’s tools

Languages: One of your choice

Equipment: A set of artisan’s tools with which you are proficient, a maker’s mark chisel used to mark your handiwork with the symbol of the clan of crafters you learned your skill from, a set of traveler’s clothes, and a pouch containing 5 gp and a gem worth 10 gp.

Suggested Characteristics

These clan crafters are among the most ordinary people in this huge world- unless until they set down their tools and also take up an awesome adventuring career. They have a capability to understand the value of hard work and the importance of community too, but they’re vulnerable to the sins of greed and also covetousness.

Personality Traits:

d20Options For Personality Traits
1It's not pompous and boastful if it is true.
2I'm a snob who looks down on those who can't appreciate the art.
3I always want to know how things work and what makes people tick.
4I'm full of witty aphorisms and have a proverb for every occasion.
5I'm rude to people who lack my commitment to hard work and fair play.
6I like to talk at length about my profession.
7I don't part with my money easily and will haggle tirelessly to get the best deal possible.
8I'm well known for my work, and I want to make sure everyone appreciates it. I'm always taken aback when people haven't heard of me.
9Whittling is how I spend much of my time.
10My friends know they can rely on me, no matter what.
11I'm always polite and respectful.
12I'll settle for nothing less than perfection.
13I know that if I present myself in the latest fashions and present myself as a modern avant garde personality, people will take my artisnaship seriously
14I often use large, important sounding words when speaking, even if I don't always know what the words actually mean.
15I try to infuse my actions with a theatrical flourish, but will never admit that my showmanship is anything but genuine.
16As I speak, I can’t help but vary my inflections dramatically and gesture wildly.
17I speak mostly in cryptic phrases.
18I am awkward and uncomfortable around people I am attracted to.
19I am always calm, no matter what the situation. I never raise my voice or let my emotions control me.
20I are prone to telling stories of my past crafting achievements, even to people who have heard the same stories many times before.


d12Options For Flaws
1I'11 do anything to get my hands on something rareor priceless.
2I'm quick to assume that someone Is trying to cheat me.
3No one must ever learn that I once stole money from clan coffers.
4I'm never satisfied with what I have—I always want more.
5I would kill to acquire a noble title.
6I'm horribly jealous of anyone who can outshine my handiwork. Everywhere I go, I'm surrounded by rivals.
7Once I pick a goal, I become obsessed with it to the detriment of everything else in my life.
8I hold to tradition at the expense of adaptability.
9I over-plan every endeavor.
10I have a weakness for the vices of the city, especially hard drink
11I have little respect for anyone outside the realm of crafting.
12I have a tendency to be unintentionally insulting or boastful.


d12Options For Ideal
1Community: It is the duty of all civilized people to strengthen the bonds of community and the security of civilization. (Lawful)
2Generosity: My talents were given to me so that I could use them to benefit the clan. (Good)
3Freedom: Everyone should be free to pursue his or her own livelihood. (Chaotic)
4Greed: I'm only in it for the money. (Evil)
5People: I'm committed to the preserve dwarven traditions of craftsmanship. (Neutral)
6Aspiration: I work hard to be the best there is at my craft. (Any)
7Greater Good: My gifts are meant to be shared with all, not used for my own benefit. (Good)
8Art: Through the eyes and hand of an artist the beauty of even a mundane object can be shown. (Neutral)
9Calm: I am content when I'm am working on something. (Any)
10Tradition: The ancient traditions of my craft must be preserved and upheld. (Lawful)
11Creativity.The world is in need of new ideas and bold action. (Chaotic)
12Greed: I do what I do for riches and fame, not some high-minded ideals. (Evil)


D12Options For Bond
1The workshop where I learned my trade is the most important place in the world to me.
2I created a great work for someone, and then found them unworthy to receive it. I'm still looking for someone worthy.
3One day I will return to my clan and prove that I am the greatest artisan of them all.
4I owe my clan a great debt for forging me into the person I am today.
5I pursue wealth to secure someone's love.
6I will get revenge on the evil forces that destroyed my place of business and ruined my livelihood.
7Nothing is more important than the other members of my clan.
8My tools are symbols of my past life, and I carry them so that I will never forget my roots.
9I have alienated many in my tireless pursuit of my craft.
10One of my companions is my sibling or relative who's looking out for me.
11My single most important piece of equipment? My tools of course, they have been passed down fromprior generations.
12I'm loyal to my mentor first, everything else second.

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Variant: Respect of the Makers

In the eberron, this clan crafter 5e background can also be used by the humans those who are work with or for the house cannith. Like  this the same features as respect of the stout folk which applies but to the makers of house cannith. Do you have any idea about 5e navigator’s tools if not do have a look.

Feature: Respect of the Stout Folk

As well respected like 5e clan crafters are among the outsiders, no one will esteem them quite so highly like dwarves do. Always you have free room and also board in any of the place wherever the dwarves dwell, and also the individuals in such a settlement might have life among themselves to identify who can offer you (And possibly your compatriots) the finest accommodations and assistance.

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