Cormanthor Refugee Background 5e

You’re one of the hundreds of refugees which were driven from Hillsfar or else which fled the destruction of Myth Drannor and those who now shelter in the hidden camps under the northern eaves of the Cormanthor forest. But if you grew up in the camps then you’ve never been into the settlement rather than the village of the Elventree. Like a guest of the elve, you have been learned their ways and also the ways of the forest.

Of course, you’re also the traumatized, like a residual wild magic, the energies which are released by the fall of Thultanar upon Myth Drannor and also the constant fear of raids hunting for the non humans to fight in the Hillsfar’s arena which have taken their toll on you like they have upon everyone in the camps.

  • Skill Proficiencies: Nature, Survival
  • Language Proficiencies: Elven.
  • Tool Proficiencies: One type of artisan’s tools
  • Equipment: A two-person tent, artisan’s tools, a holy symbol, a set of traveler’s clothes, a belt pouch, 5 gp
  • Lifestyle: Poor

Suggested Characteristics

Personality Traits

D8Options For Personality Traits
1I long for a home that never really existed,whether in the camps, Hillsfar, or Myth Drannor.
2Though I am not an elf, I am a fervent, radical worshipper of the elven gods.
3I live in the moment, knowing my life could be turned upside down any day.
4I appreciate beauty in all of its forms.
5I hate the dark elves and the Netherese for each driving the elves out of Cormanthyr in the past.
6I am a forest bumpkin who grew up in a tent in the woods and is wholly ignorant of city life.
7I was raised alongside children of many other races. I harbor no racial prejudices at all.
8The elves have just the right word for so many things that cannot be expressed as well in other languages. I pepper my speech with elven words, phrases, and sayings.

Flaws

D6Options For Flaw
1I am very uncomfortable indoors and underground.
2I am haughty. I grew up among the elves and emulate them. Other races are crude in comparison.
3Elf this, elf that. I am sick and tired of the elves.
4I am a miser. Having lost everything once before, I clutch my possessions and wealth very tightly.
5I am a moocher. I am so used to others providing for me that I have come to expect everyone to do it.
6I believe the gods have cursed me, my family, and all of the Cormanthor refugees. We are all doomed, doomed I tell you!

Ideal

D6Options For Ideal
1Patient: The elves have taught me to think and plan for the long-term. (Lawful)
2Rebellious: Governments and politicians drove my family to the camps. I subtly defy authority whenever I think I can get away with it. (Chaotic)
3Self-Absorbed: I've had to look out for number one so long that it has become second nature. (Any)
4Wanderlust: I want to see as much of the world beyond the camps as I can. (Any)
5Generous: I give everything I can to help those in need, regardless of who they are. (Good)
6To the Abyss with Them: The people of Hillsfar cast me out. I won't risk my hide to help them. (Evil)

Bond

D6Options For Bond
1The elves took me in when I had nowhere else to go. In return, I do what I can to help elves in need.
2I seek revenge against the people of Hillsfar for driving my family into the forest.
3My family lost everything when they were driven from Hillsfar. I strive to rebuild that fortune.
4The forest has provided me with food and shelter. In return, I protect forests and those who dwell within.
5I am deeply, tragically in love with someone whose racial lifespan is far longer or shorter than mine.
6Members of my extended family did not make it to the camps or have been kidnapped to fight in the Arena. I search for them tirelessly.

Feature: Shelter of the Elven Clergy

Basically, the clerics of the elventrees have been owed to care for these Cormanthor refugees. They will help you whenever they can, also includes by providing you and also your companions with the free healing and also care at temples, shrines, and other established presences in Elventree too. They will provide you too with a poor lifestyle (But only you).

∴ You should keep in mind this feature is a variant of the acolyte feature.

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