Courtier 5E Background

Let’s talk about the courtier dnd 5e background. This is one of those backgrounds that is found in the sword coast adventurers guide. So as with a couple of the other ones we’ve already done the SCAG has added in quite a few of them and if you’d like to catch up on all the backgrounds in dnd or even future ones please do check out the page once. Now let’s dive into the  courtier dnd background description here.

Overview Of Courtier 5E Background

courtier background d&d

In a noble court or at a bureaucratic organization, you’re the personage of some significance..actually, it was in your starting days. You might’ve or might haven’t been come from the upper class family; But you could have reached this position because of your talents and rather than the circumstances of your birth.

You may have been one from the many functionaries, attendants, and some of the other hangers-on either in the court of the Silverymoon or probably you’ve traveled in the Waterdeep’s baroque and also sometimes cutthroat conglomeration of guilds, nobles, adventurers, and also the secret societies.

Of course, you may be one of the behind-the-scenes law-keepers or else the functionaries in the Baldur’s Gate or in the Neverwinter, or else you might have been grown up in and around the Daggerford castle.

Even though, you might not be a full fledged member for a longer time of the specific group which has given you, your start in life. And also your relationships with your former fellows could have been an advantage for you and also your adventuring comrades.

Probably, you might undertake the missions which are with your new companions those are further an interest of the organization which has given you your start in life. In any type of events, the abilities which you’ve honed during the serving like the Courtier 5E would stand you in good stead like an adventurer.

  • Skill Proficiencies: Insight, Persuasion
  • Tool Proficiencies: None
  • Languages: Two of your choice
  • Equipment: A set of fine clothes and a pouch containing 5 gp

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Suggested Characteristics

For the suggested characteristics of d&d 5e Courtier background you can either use the guild artisan too, like the basis of your traits and also the motivations and modifying the entries when its appropriate to suit your identity.

Personality Traits

D8Personality Traits
1I believe that anything worth doing is worth doing right. I can't help it – I'm a perfectionist.
2I'm a snob who looks down on those who can't appreciate fine 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.


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 world. (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 people I care about, not to ideals. (Neutral)
6Aspiration. I work hard to be the best there is at my craft.


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.
3I owe my guild a great debt for forging me into the person I am today.
4I pursue wealth to secure someone's love.
5One day I will return to my guild and prove that I am the greatest artisan of them all.
6I will get revenge on the evil forces that destroyed my place of business and ruined my livelihood.


1I'll do anything to get my hands on something rare or priceless.
2I'm quick to assume that someone is trying to cheat me.
3No one must ever learn that I once stole money from guild 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.

Actually, the noble court or the bureaucratic organization wherever you got your start has directly or indirectly been associated with the bond of your’s (which could pertain to the certain individuals in a group, like your sponsor or mentor).

The ideal might’ve been concerned with the prevailing philosophy of your court or else the organization.

Feature: Court Functionary

based  on your knowledge of how bureaucracies function would be let you gain the access for the sake of records and laso the inner workings of any of the noble court or else the government you encounter.

You actually know that who ever the movers and also the shakers are and whom to go to for the sake of favors which you seek and also what the current intrigues of an interest in the group are.

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