Gate Urchin 5E Background

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All of the traffic into and also out of a City of Trade passes through a Hillsfar Gate, it is even making it the ideal place for a destitute for gathering to panhandle, busk, gossip, and pick pockets. However, you would grew up on the different streets in a shadow of that great steel edifice, any way those houses both Red Plumes and Guild Mages. However, you may have moved on and of course you do still have different friends among them, and that life has had a long-lasting impact on you.

  • Skill Proficiencies. Deception, Sleight of Hand
  • Tool Proficiencies. Thieves’ tools, one type of musical instrument
  • Equipment. A battered alms box, a musical instrument, a cast-off military jacket, cap, or scarf, a set of common clothes, a belt pouch, and 10 gp
  • Lifestyle. Poor
Feature: Red Plume and Mage Guild Contacts

You had made the number of friends among to the Red Plumes and also the Mage’s Guild whenever you have lived at Hillsfar Gate. Of course they could remember you very much fondly and even they help you in a little ways whenever they are able to.

Any how you can invoke all of their assistance in and around Hillsfar to obtain the food, as well as a simple equipment for a temporary use. Any how you can invoke it in order to gain the access for the low-security areas of their garrisons, halls, and also the encampments.

Suggested Characteristics

Personality Traits

d8Personality Trait
1I appreciate the simple things in life: a song, a warm meal, a sunny day. I don't need any more.
2My problems are always caused by others. I'm never to blame.
3I am afraid I could wind up back on the streets any day.
4I get along with everyone.
5I see people as marks for a con and have difficulty feeling true empathy for them.
6I have a real flair for matchmaking. I can find anyone a spouse!
7I think money is the true measure of appreciation and affection. Everything else is talk or an act.
8I don't like having a lot of stuff, just a few simple things I need. I don't like being tied down and tend to leave things behind when I don't need them anymore.


1Loyal: I never rat out any of my friends, even when the Red Plumes or the Rogues' Guild ask. (Lawful)
2Adventurous: I don't like doing the same thing every day. I crave variety. (Chaotic)
3Strong: Only the strong survive. I respect those who are strong and powerful. (Any)
4Witty: Brains are better than brawn. I rely on my wits and respect others who do the same. (Any)
5Honest: Others can do what they want, but I won't lie or steal, even to feed my family. (Good)
6Ungrateful: Those who give only do it to make themselves feel better. I steal from them. (Evil)


1The Joydancers of Lliira gave me my instrument when I really needed food. I hate them for that.
2Busking has taught me to love music above all else.
3The Rogues' Guild spared me when I did a job without cutting them in. I owe them a great debt.
4I know people hate the Red Plumes, but some of them were really good to me. I help Red Plumes whenever I can, and I respect them. They're just doing what they have to do to get by in this world.
5I will be wealthy some day. My descendants will live in comfort and style.
6I know how hard life on the streets is. I do everything I can for those who have less than me.


1Though I no longer live at the Gate, I am still always concerned about where I will get my next meal.
2Years of thieving have become habit. I sometimes steal from strangers without thinking about it.
3I am ashamed of my origins. I pretend I am higher-born and fear others will find out the truth.
4I think people who grew up in houses are soft, spoiled, and ungrateful. I frequently tell them so.
5I am still very uncomfortable wearing nice clothes, sleeping in a warm bed, and eating fine food.
6I do not trust anyone who has not had a hard life.

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