Faceless Background 5e

Today we’re going to be going over a rather unique background in terms of mechanics and feature sure but also in terms of the book it’s found. From this article we are going to be going over the faceless dnd 5e background which is found in the baldur’s gate: descent into avernus. Which is rather interesting because the balder’s gate descent into a avernus player module has a lot of background tweaks we don’t really cover them at all, because mechanically they are identical they are just provide alternative ways that this could potentially mix into the balder’s gate universe which is pretty cool but this is really the only feat they have that’s unique to them entirely. So, this is the only one that’s going to be labeled found in  baldur’s gate: descent into avernus that’s kind of the story behind it. But it is really cool. Haven’t you checked out our all official dnd backgrounds yet and if you’d like to then proceed with the link, but we recommend you to read this article first.


The faceless background is from the baldur’s gate. In this article we are going to explain more about this dnd background. If you would like to read it then you have to check the below lines and get total information about it.

Being who you’re, based on that you could never be like a hero. Either because of some of the following aspects such as your class, your people, your family, or even your sins and something about you which is prevent you from an effectively pursuing the path which you’ve chosen.

Even though, it does not stop you. Of course you have left your old face behind, taking on a new persona and also becoming something more.

  • Skill Proficiencies: Deception, Intimidation
  • Tool Proficiencies: Disguise Kit
  • Languages: One of your choice
  • Equipment: A disguise kit, a costume, a pouch containing 10gp

Suggested Characteristics

Actually, this faceless dnd 5e basically play their persona-the hero or an extraordinary person they’re every day. That’s all a facade, though, or else a part of them expressed for an extreme. Normally, to define a persona, then feel free to select the characteristics from the other dnd backgrounds, specifically d&d folk hero background, hermit or the noble.

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Although, for the person behind the persona and the one who genuinely strives for being faceless and even consider a distinct set of faceless characteristics. So, as a result, those who’re with this faceless background and even consider a distinct set of faceless characteristics. As a result, those are with this background have two sets of characteristics such as one for their persona, and one for their faceless selves.

Personality Traits

D8Faceless Personality Traits
1I'm earnest and uncommonly direct.
2I strive to have no personality-it's easier to forget what's hardly there.
3I treasure a memento of the person or instance that set me upon my path.
4I sleep just as much as I need to and on an unusual schedule.
5I think far ahead, a detachedness often mistaken for daydreaming.
6I cultivate a single obscure hobby or study and eagerly discuss it at length.
7I am ever learning how to be among others-when to stay quiet, when to laugh.
8I behave like an extreme opposite of my persona.


D6Faceless Ideals
1Justice: Place in society shouldn't determine one's access to what is right. (Good)
2Security: Doing what must be done can;t bring the innocent to harm. (Lawful)
3Confusion: Deception is a weapon. Strike from where your foes won't expect. (Chaotic)
4Infamy: My name will be a malediction, a curse that fulfills my will. (Evil)
5Incorruptibility: Be a symbol, and leave your flawed being behind. (Any)
6Anonymity: It's my deeds that should be remembered, not their instrument. (Any)


D6Faceless Bonds
1I do everything for my family. My first thought is keeping them safe.
2What I do, I do for the world. The people don’t realize how much they need me.
3I’ve seen too many in need. I must not fail them as everyone else has.
4I stand in opposition, less the wicked go unopposed.
5I am exceptional. I do this because no one else can, and no one can stop me.
6I do everything for those who were taken from me.


D6Faceless Flaws
1I am callous about death. It comes to us all eventually.
2I never make eye contact or hold it unflinchingly.
3I have no sense of humor. Laughing is uncomfortable and embarrassing.
4I overexert myself, sometimes needing to recuperate for a day or more.
5I think far ahead, a detachedness often mistaken for daydreaming.
6I see morality entirely in black and white.

Faceless Persona

This faceless character actually adventures behind mask of a public persona. Obviously, this type of persona is like natural to them like their hidden and true face but it disguises their identity. We have mentioned faceless persona table below so roll on that table to determine your persona, or to work with the DM for creating a persona which is unique to your character and also suits the tone of your game.

D10Faceless Persona
1A flamboyant spy or brigand.
2The incarnation of a nation or people.
3A scoundrel with a masker guise.
4A vengeful spirit.
5The manifestation of a deity or your faith.
6One whose beauty is greatly accented using makeup.
7An impersonation of another hero.
8An embodiment of a school of magic.
9A warrior with distinctive armor.
10A disguise with animalistic or monstrous characteristics, meant to inspire fear.

Feature: Dual Personalities

  • Basically, in this d&d faceless many of your fellow adventurers and also the world know you like your persona. Those whoever wants to learn more about you- your weakness, your origins, your purpose-find themselves stymied by one of your disguise.
  • Normally, upon donning a disguise and even behaving like your persona you’re unidentifiable as your true self. Actually, by removing your disguise and even revealing your original face that you’re no longer identifiable as your persona.
  • This always allows you to change appearances in between two of your personalities as frequently as you wish, by using one to hide the other or even serve like convenient camouflage. Anyhow, someone should realize the basic connection between your persona and your true self, your deception might lose its effectiveness.

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