- Skill Proficiencies: History, Persuasion
- Tool Proficiencies: One type of gaming set [I thought it is better to take smithing tools 5e]
- Languages: One of your choice
- Equipment: A set of fine clothes, a signet ring, a scroll of pedigree, and a purse containing 25 gp, (optional:
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In this knight Background 5e you have been granted a knighthood. Actually, you were either be knighted by any of a local lord or by the ruler, or of course you were elevated to the knighthood why because you’re a member of the knightly order or other chivalric organization. In an exchange for your knighthood, you’ve been sworn a vow to defend the lands those are for the ruler/organization which is granted the title for you and it should be the need arise.
You have been considered a minor member of nobility for being a 5e knight background and they are also permitted to use the honorific title before of your name. For all males “Sir” is a typical title and for females “Dame” is the typical title. But depending on your preference and also local customs it could also be the gender-neutral “Ser” or else some other title.
Basically the title of the knight confers a great deal of respect from all types of members of your society: such as the common people look up to the knights like defenders and also protectors even though the members of the nobility whoever might be found themselves on the opposite side of the battlefield they will treat you with so much respect, even if only begrudgingly.
Basically, The main reason that you were granted this knightwood is up to you. Of course, you might be one of the later born children of the landed noble, who ever stands to inherit little or no wealth or any property from your parents, thus sought to be knighthood out of the necessity in order to maintain your social status.
Likely one or both of your parents were the d&d knight background and also you were granted a membership into the knightly order in the honor of your lineage.
Or likely, you were born a commoner but of course performed some outstanding deed in the service for your local god and also they were granted the title like a reward. Regardless of the circumstances under where you became a knight background, before being knighted you have been completed an apprenticeship to the other knight and also acting lie their squire. To follow all these ideals you have taught the ideals of the knighthood and also swore oaths.
With this knight background 5e you have a personal heraldic coat of arms. This coat of arms is the set of symbols which is identify you on any type of battlefield. You must work with your dungeon master to design this coat of arms.
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Feature : Squire
Basically, you have a NPC retainer which is perfectly completing the requirements of becoming the a knight by serving as like your squire. It is your profession or job to train, protect and teach them the ideals of the knighthood, so that they also may one day be elevated to the knighthood of their own.
Basically, the squire is loyal to you and also will follow your all types of orders- basically, the squires are tasked by seeing to mundane the tasks which are necessary for your upkeep like those are caring for your weapons and also the armor, tending your mount and also cooking your meals and so on..
Your squire will defend themselves if they cornered but otherwise they won’t able to fight for yourself. Finally, the squire will leave your service if they are frequently endangered or abused.
Mostly any of the knights are idealists who follow the strict code of the personal honor. Depending on the religion, nation and also order of the chivalry which the knight is a member of, actually this code of honor varies depending on these aspects. These values actually includes the bravery, piety, good manners and also loyalty to their lord and also their ruler. The knight’s flaw might be self-doubt, strong personal ambition or might be some personal hidden hypocrisy.
|D8||Options For Personality Traits|
|1||You are a person of few words, who prefers to let your actions do all the talking.|
|2||You demand respect from everyone you deal with and will not tolerate any perceived slights to your personal honor.|
|3||You are prone to making lengthy speeches in an attempt to rally your allies, even when there is little time for words.|
|4||You see every coincidence as the hand of your deity guiding you in a certain direction.|
|5||You never back down from a fight or a challenge, even in the face of overwhelming odds.|
|6||You are obsessed with a historical figure and constantly explain to everyone all of the parallels (no matter how thin) between your current adventures and theirs.|
|7||You are slow to anger but can be merciless and relentless once a situation has escalated to violence.|
|8||You speak in a very proper, formal manner and always address everyone with their full name and title as befits their station.|
|D6||Options For Flaw|
|1||You are unshakable in the belief that you always have the higher moral ground.|
|2||You are always willing to loudly recount the tales of your daring deeds to anyone that will listen, and even some who will not.|
|3||You secretly doubt the veracity of the cause or ruler that you serve.|
|4||While you love the status conveyed by your knighthood, you value your own life too much to sacrifice it for mere ideals.|
|5||You are prone to falling in love at first sight.|
|6||You are very vain and work hard to make sure that your armor is polished, your hair is perfectly coifed and your appearance is meticulously without flaw.|
|D6||Options For Ideal|
|1||Equality: The downtrodden among us must be protected and uplifted in the face of injustice.|
|2||The Crown: Enemies of the church and king (or whatever ruler you follow) must be rooted out wherever they are found.|
|3||Battle: When I die, I will make sure that it is a meaningful death and I will slay as many of my enemies as I can before I succumb.|
|4||Honor: My word is my reputation and I will always honor it.|
|5||Glory: Someday my name will be honored as an equal to the heroes of legend.|
|6||Self: I will use my position to increase my own status and wealth whenever I am able.|
|D6||Options For Bond|
|1||You idealize a heroic figure or ancestor that you believe embodies the spirit of what it truly means to be a knight.|
|2||You owe all that you have to a noble lord or lady that sponsored your knighthood and now acts as your benefactor.|
|3||You are consumed by guilt for some past sin or misdeed that you committed and you are determined to atone for that act.|
|4||You have been granted a vision of an ancient holy relic that was lost ages ago and you have made it your personal quest to recover the lost artifact.|
|5||You are madly in love with another noble’s betrothed, a love that can never be.|
|6||The land where you were born is under siege from outside (possibly figurative) threat and you will see the land saved, even if it’s the last thing you do.|