Spy 5e Background In DnD

Spy 5e Background:

At Some points or any another you might have gathered the best information secretly on a group of people or might be one person. Of course you might have been hired by the rival or political enemy, can’t say may be you were hardly searching for military information which is really helpful to help the opposing army also may be you were trying to fulfill your personal agenda. Regardless, in finding things and also in hiding your true self you are good in those aspects.

Basically, you used to living on the edge of the danger, and also doubly used to doubting the people’s intentions. Who ever did you to spy for, yourself or some of benefactor? Who or what did you spy on? What ever the secrets did you uncover? Why did you stop? or did you?

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  • Skill Proficiencies: Choose two from: Acrobatics, Perception, Sleight of Hand, or Stealth
  • Tool Proficiencies: Disguise Kit, Forgery Kit
  • Equipment: A disguise kit, a dagger, a small mirror, a small crumpled note with secrets you stole (could be battle plans, blackmail material, or coordinates to an unknown place), a set of common clothes, and a small pouch with 15gp.


D6Options For Specialization
1Coordinates to a hidden artifact.
2Evidence of intrigue.
3Battle plans.
4Location of a particular person.
5Blackmail material.
6Trade secrets.

Suggested Characteristics

Personality Traits

D8Personality Traits
1I always have an aloof smile plastered on my face, no matter the situation.
2I am uncomfortable in open spaces, where I'm too exposed.
3I change my attitude and personality to blend in with the people around me.
4I always check the escape routes of every building I enter.
5I have trouble trusting people, especially those closest to me.
6I have a habit of listening in on the conversations of others.
7I prefer not to talk unless it's necessary.
8I write anything I think is important in code.


D6Options For Flaw
1I have no problem with betraying people who trust me.
2Some people want to kill me, to make sure I never tell a secret they'd rather have untold.
3I've worn so many disguises, I've lost sight of who I truly am.
4I never share secrets with anyone.
5I don't save people who can't save themselves. The Game is harsh and the stupid and flamboyant tend to die the first.
6I never forget an insult, and I bide my time for revenge.


D6Options For Ideal
1Exposure: The evils of the world must be exposed. (Good)
2Blackmail: Ooh, isn't this a dirty secret...? Shame if it fell into the wrong hands: mine. (Evil)
3Contract: The information is bound to the person who hires me, no one else may see it. (Lawful)
4The Game: If this came out to the public... That noble would be done for... That one too... Oh what fun! (Chaotic)
5Self: The information is good, coming out alive better, the coin I'll get from this, totally worth it. (Neutral)
6Knowledge: He knows something, and I need to know it too. (Any)


D6Options For Bond
1I fell in love with someone I was spying on.
2I had some colleagues in a spy ring I used to be a part of that I trade information with from time to time.
3I have secrets that I've uncovered that should never see the light of day.
4One of my friends was hanged for treason. My helplessness to aid him still haunts me today.
5A good person was ruined with information I gathered on him. I am trying to atone.
6A servant in a castle saw me spying on her lord. I fled and hope I will never have to see her face again.

Feature: Echo of the Great Game

You have learnt so much of techniques from years of stealth and also trickery about how to not draw attention to yourself. You have an utterly un extraordinary way of walk and also way of talk and also move are deliberately forgettable. Whenever while you’re wearing the common clothes, nobody can remember your face nor any special features of you too, unless until they actively make an effort to do so. Of course now you also need to check out our other article on dnd orphan background as well.

You have In an extra advantage that is you know how to write in the special codes that can only be readable by the people who trained in deciphering of it. You may also like to read courtier 5e background.


This dnd spy background 5e is one of the best 5e backgrounds like all other backgrounds, it has various suggested characteristics and also most useful proficiencies and we mentioned all of these aspects in this blog post, you can ask us through the comment section, if you have any queries about this background.

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