Selesnya Initiate Background 5E

Hello adventurers ! today we are going to be discussing about the Selesnya Initiate Background 5E. Which is found in the guildmaster’s guide to ravnica and these guys are a bunch of peace, loving shippies or may be not depends on how you identify with their beliefs. In any case if you are interested any other 5e backgrounds then here is our list you can check them too. In any case let’s dive into it.


You’re the member of a blessed community, built upon the ideals of the harmony. However here, the nature and civilization coexist peacefully, living and also growing in an accordance with the will of the Worldsoul, Mat’Selesnya. So, as a memebr of a Selesnya Conclave, you have been surrounded by the people and also some other creatures those who shares your worldview and also your longing for a deeper spiritual communion with the world and even you’ve the fervent desire in order to share the joy that you have some experienced with the Ravnica. Along with the rest of a conclave and you’ve been committed for resisting a ambitions of the other guilds-with a military force if necessary.

  • Skill Proficiencies: Nature, Persuasion
  • Tool Proficiencies: One type of artisan’s tools or one musical instrument
  • Language Proficiencies: Choose one of Elvish, Loxodon, or Sylvan
  • Equipment: A Selesnya insignia, a healer’s kit, robes, a set of common clothes, and a belt pouch containing 5 gp (Azorius 1-zino coins)

Feature: Conclave’s Shelter

 You’re the member of a Selesnya Conclave, of course you can count upon your guild mates for providing the shelter and also some aids. You and also your companions are able to find a particular place in order to hide or else the rest in any Selesnya enclave in the city. Unless, until you have already been proven to be a danger to them.

Particularly, the members of this enclave shall be shield you from a law or anyone else searching for you, though they shall not be risking their lives in this effort. So, even though, they shall not risk their lives in this effort. So, in an addition, like a guild member you can easily receive a free healing and also the care as a Selesnya enclave, even though you should provide any type of material components needed for spells.

Feature: Selesnya Guild Spells

Prerequisite: Spellcasting or Pact Magic class feature

Here for you, the spells on the Selesnya Guild Spells table are already added to the spells list of your spellcasting class (but if you’re a multiclass character with the nultiple spell lists, then these spells are added to all of them.)

Spell LevelSpells
Cantripdruidcraft, friends
1staid, animal friendship, charm person
2ndanimal messenger, calm emotions, warding bond
3rdplant growth, speak with plants
4thaura of life, conjure minor elementals
5thawaken, commune with nature

Here the members of a Selesnya Conclave shall refer to their magic as “doruvati”,  a Sylvan word meaning “gift”. Whenever you use all these gifts of the Mat’Selesnya, graceful swirls of green and also the silver light dance within the air around you, and also the phantasmal green leaves might be waft via the air. Of course a sensation of gentle warmth and also the smell of spring flowers or autumn leaves might accompany your spells.

Suggested Characteristics

Most of the members of the Selesnya Conclave are the true believers-the tight-knit community allows little room for the cynical or disillusioned. Of course they are spiritual, empathetic, and they are generally peaceful-unless roused to action. Basically, their flaws and their bonds are alike grow naturally from their close ties to their community.

Personality Trait

D8Personality Trait
1I never raise my voice or lose my temper.
2I feel the pains and joys of everyone around me, friend or foe.
3I would rather make a friend than thwart an enemy.
4I'm always straining to peer into another reality that seems to be just beyond my senses.
5I'm uneasy if I can't see plants growing or feel soil beneath my feet.
6Seeing illness or injury in any creature saddens me.
7I have much to be proud of, but I am still just one strand in the grand, interwoven tapestry of life.
8Nature offers rich and abundant metaphors for understanding the complexities of life.


1Guild: My guild is all that really matters. (Any)
2Harmony: Nothing is more beautiful than voices and actions aligned in common purpose. (Good)
3Order: Like a well-pruned tree, society thrives when everything is kept in good order. (Lawful)
4Life: Preserving life and nature is always a worthwhile endeavor. (Good)
5Humility: Ambition and pride are the roots of strife. (Good)
6Evangelism: When all have joined the Selesnya Conclave, Ravnica will finally know peace. (Any)


1I would give my life in the defense of the small enclave where I first encountered Mat'Selesnya.
2I love beasts and plants of all kinds, and am loath to harm them.
3A healer nursed me to recovery from a mortal illness.
4I'll sing the invitation of Mat'Selesnya with my dying breath.
5I cherish a leaf from Vitu-Ghazi that changes color with the seasons, even though it is no longer attached to the tree.
6Every member of the conclave is my kin, and I would fight for any one of them.


1I'm terrified of getting into a fight where my side is outnumbered.
2I assume that people mean well until they prove otherwise.
3I enjoy comfort and quiet, and prefer to avoid extra effort.
4I have a fierce temper that doesn't reflect the inner calm I seek.
5I'm convinced that everyone else in the conclave has a deeper connection to the Worldsoul than I do.
6I'm trying to atone for the life of crime I led before I joined the Selesnya, but I find it hard to give up my bad habits.

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