Abandoned to Undead 5E Background

As per this abandoned to undead 5e Homebrew background when you where a child that you where left to a hoard of the undead where instead of the killing you that they have leave you alone where you’ve grown up with an undead all around you and also have been grown the accostem for being surrounded by the death.

Skill Proficiencies: You can select two from among Medicine, Investigation, [Tooltip Not Found], or Survival

Languages: Here also you can select one exotic language (Abyssal, Celestial, Deep Speech, Draconic, Infernal, Primordial, Sylvan, or Undercommon)

Equipment: A monster hunter’s pack, a set of common clothes, and one trinket of special significance (choose one or roll on the Gothic Trinkets table after this background).

Raised By Undead

Here you are prior to become an adventurer, that you’ve been lived your life with an undead but you have been driven from your home with them either by someone controlling them or else you would simply wanted to get away from all of the dead.

d5Raised By Undead
1Undead came slaughtered dozens of innocent people but spared your life, and you don’t know why.
2You were born under a dark star. You can feel it watching you, coldly and distantly. Sometimes it beckons you in the dead of night.
3You saw the horrors undead can cause to people all throughout your life they and that still haunts you to this day.
4Undead kidnapped and raised you. You escaped, but they still have a hold over you and fill your mind with evil thoughts.
5You did terrible things to survive the undead that came. You became a monster, and it haunts your waking dreams.

Feature: Eyes of Dead

Those whoever look into your eyes able to see that you have already been faced unimaginable horror and even that you’re no stranger to the darkness.

Even though they might be fear you, the commoners would be extended you each every courtesy and do their utmost for helping you. Unless until you’ve been shown yourself to be a danger to them, they shall even taken up the arms fight alongside you, but should you find yourself simply by facing an enemy alone.

Suggested Characteristics

You have almost been learned to live with the terror that basically hunts you. You’re the survivor, those who can be very much protective of those who are bringing the light into your darkened life.

Personality Trait

d7Personality Trait
1I don’t run from evil. Evil runs from me.
2I like to read and memorize poetry. It keeps me calm and brings me fleeting moments of happiness.
3I spend money freely and live life to the fullest, knowing that someday I might Embrace the death I've grown acustomed to.
4I don’t talk about the past that torments me. I’d rather not burden others with my curse.
5I expect danger around every corner.
6I refuse to let others face what I have, even if it means become it to stop it.
7I put no trust in divine beings.If they cared for us they would have stopped what happened.


1I try to help those in need, no matter what the personal cost. (Good)
2I’ll stop the undead that haunt me or die trying. (Any)
3I kill monsters to make the world a safer place, and to exorcise my own demons. (Good)
4I have a dark calling that puts me above the law. (Chaotic)
5I like to know my enemy’s capabilities and weaknesses before rushing into battle. (Lawful)
6I’m a monster that destroys other monsters, and anything else that gets in my way. (Evil)


1I keep my thoughts and discoveries in a journal. My journal is my legacy.
2I would sacrifice my life and my soul to protect the innocent.
3My torment drove away the person I love. I strive to win back the love I’ve lost.
4There’s evil in me, I can feel it. It must never be set free.
5I have a child to protect. I must find a safe place for them far from where I come from.


1I have certain rituals that I must follow every day. I can never break them or I'll become like the undead I amm used to being arround.
2I feel no compassion for the dead. They’re better off staying that way.
3I have an addiction.It helps me forget what I saw.
4To those that see me I am a purveyor of doom and gloom who lives in a world without hope.
5my time with the undead drove me to talk to spirits that no one else can see.

Leave a Comment