Secret Identity DnD Background

Overview Of Secret Identity

Although, you’re one of the non-humans and despite Hillsfar’s Great law of humanity, you do continue to live in the city of trade. You actually do so by maintaining the secret d&d 5e secret identity background, forging documents, and also wearing a disguise. Some of the few, if any, know you aren’t the human.

But sometimes, if you’re a halfling or gnome and you pass either a little person or a child. Of course, sometimes if you’re a half-elf, half-orc, or genasi and thenyou disguise your non-human features.

The other races do use the combination of disguise and also concealing clothing to the hide. Actually, your reasons for doing so are your own. Probably, you’re the dissident or else the agent of the foreign power. Of course you might be have a relationship with someone you can not bear to leave. irrespective of this way of life has been taken a heavy toll on you.

  • Skills: Deception, Stealth
  • Tool Proficiencies: Disguise kit, forgery kit
  • Equipment: A disguise kit, a forgery kit, a set of common clothes, a belt pouch, 5 gp

Suggested Characteristics

Personality Traits

D8Personality Traits
1Despite its problems, I love Hillsfar. It's the greatest city in the world, the only one for me.
2I move from place to place, never staying anywhere long and leaving nothing behind.
3I think flattery is the best way to direct attention away from me.
4I don't make friends easily. They're a liability I cannot afford.
5Risk and danger are exhilarate me. Pulling off schemes and deceptions is a rush.
6The First Lord is right, humans are superior. I really admire them, despite the atrocities.
7I avoid people of my own race, as well as things associated with my race, lest they give me away.
8I live for the Arena. I admire gladiators and enjoy the thrill of blood on the sands!

Flaws

D6Options For Flaws
1After years of denying who I am, I now despise myself and other members of my pathetic race.
2Years of hiding have made me somewhat paranoid. I trust no one.
3I've been lying so often and for so long that I can't help it anymore. I frequently lie for no reason at all.
4I am ashamed. I failed to protect a member of my family who was seized and thrown into the Arena.
5I am struggling with maintaining my secret identity. I subconsciously want to get caught and therefore sometimes let my secret identity slip.
6Years of successfully deceiving others have made me cocky. I think no one can see through my lies.

Ideals

D6Options For Ideals
1Quisling: Supporting the rulers of the land and following the laws is the road to salvation. (Lawful)
2Scofflaw: The laws and lawmakers are corrupt. I follow laws only when it suits me. (Chaotic)
3Optimist: Everyone is basically good. Though the government is misguided, it will all be okay. (Any)
4Secretive: I am in the habit of not talking about myself. My business is none of yours. (Any)
5Heroic: I do everything I can to help non-humans, regardless of the personal cost to me. (Good)
6Depraved: I have lost my moral compass. The ends justify most any means. (Evil)

Bonds

D6Options For Bonds
1The humans of Hillsfar have inflicted terrible harm on me, my family, and my race. I will have revenge.
2I am part of an underground network that smuggles non-humans into and out of the city.
3I am a partisan. I commit minor acts of defiance against the First Lord and Red Plumes when I can.
4I am a spy. I report on events in and around Hillfar.
5My secret identity is the only thing protecting me from the Arena. I will stop at nothing to maintain it.
6I am madly in love with a human who does not know my true identity, and I fear rejection if I reveal it.

Feature: Secret Identity

Already, you’ve created a secret identity which you can easily use for concealing your true race and also that offers a covering explanation for your presence in the hilsfar. In an addition, you can forge the documents, also includes official papers and the personal letters, Until you’ve seen an example of the kind of either document or else the handwriting which you’re trying to copy.

Note: This feature is a variant of the Charlatan background feature.

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