D&D Adventurer Background

Being a d&d adventurer you’ve never ever been stopped in following your profession- of course for that you have always been an adventurer for as long as you had the profession. So, now “adventuring” in this sense is not similar like the dragon-slaying heroism typical of in-play adventuring.

But of course really, one of the more accurate description would have been along the lines of “helpful grave-robbing”, perhaps it has involved a lot more sneaking around, running in terror, setting traps and of course possibly it is taking much credit for the work of others, or else complete strokes of the luck.

We have given some of the examples below you can check them now. You can also define adventurer as per below lines.

  1. your parents were professional adventurers,
  2. you were rescued by a group of adventurers who then raised you,
  3. being an adventurer is a respectable profession in your homeland,
  4. you ran away at a young age to become an adventurer,
  5. you grew up in an adventurers guild hall,
  6. you’re just starting out new and fresh to the profession

Of course in d&d adventurers whatever the case is, you’re willing to and capable of doing work that none of them in their right mind would be even consider. So, as an adventurer, you’re likely to be traveled extensively, encountered violence and death, are even comfortable around the magic and they have likely seen many of the strange, terrible, and also the wonderful thing.

However many of the professional adventurers do use the sort of professional slang or else the jargon resembling game terms, like referring to people by their perceived “level”, or the ranking enemies by supposed “challenge ratings”. Here some of the questions would arise such as; What took you down this path, and where has it taken you? Are you pushed by some driving goal, or flee from some terrible thing? Or do you just go wherever the money flows? Are you an experienced party member, or are you more of the loner riding in the back of the cart? Were you trained up to be a professional, or did you learn by experience? What kinds of adventures have you had? What amazing sights have you seen? How have these experiences changed you?

  • Skill Proficiencies: Athletics and Perception
  • Tool Proficiencies: Thieves’ Tools
  • Languages: One language of your choice.
  • Equipment: A wooden training sword, a set of traveler’s clothes, a cloak, a shovel, a crowbar, a trophy from your first adventure, and a small pouch containing 15g

Party Role

None of the adventurers are as great as the party, for no adventurer is quite alike. Of course they must be depended on the unique talents and also the tactics of their party for succeeding within their dangerous world.

d6Party Role
1The Brains
2The Muscle
3The Professional
4The Coin
5The Sneak
6The Load

Feature: Beloved Outcast

As an adventurer is you can easily find the best suitable job, but somehow you are never ever find a place for a better sleep. The people who knows you that you’re a good for the work, but the fact which you are indicates that you’re mainly not the sort of the person that they would like to have around.

Actually, the people view adventurers almost in a mixed light with the conflicting values. But on the one hand, most of the adventurers are nothing more than the murderous, grave-robbing vagrants. So, on an other hand, who else would rob that grave and also murder all those local bullies for you?

Many of those common folk would be considered as adventurers to be dangerous, unpredictable, and probably insane… But of course in the world filled by slaves slavers, mad cults, dragons, walking dead, pit fiends, and extradimensional horrors, just about everyone able to find a use for a psychotic sell-sword.

Some of the adventurers those who survive and also reach the higher renown may find out that they have a small following of supporters or the fans, but of course even though they may cringe at an idea of that adventurer spending an evening within their home.

However the most of the adventurers by the profession are the members of an adventurers guild via which they could readily attain the professional work and also the contacts within the field.

Suggested Characteristics

Most of the adventurers are quite a varied lot and also ascribing any of the common traits to them beyond of “they adventure” is difficult.

Personality Trait

D8Personality Trait
1I speak with an accent nobody recognizes.
2I look at the ceiling every time I enter a room, even if I was just there five seconds ago.
3I assume every job is a trap.
4I take notes about everyone and everything I encounter everywhere I go.
5I leave marks for myself wherever I go, as messages to myself when I return. Their meaning is known only by me.
6I tell stories about my adventures to anyone who will listen. Even tales of woe and disaster are retold with enthusiasm!
7I am more accustomed to life on the road or underground than in a settlement or my actual "home".
8I only respect other adventurers.


1Virtue. I am the sword of virtue for those in need! (Good)
2Curiosity. If the job is interesting, I'm in! (Neutral)
3Control. I'll do the work, but some day I will return with a request... (Evil)
4Justice. I fill the cracks crime slips through. (Lawful)
5Wealth. I'm in it for the money! (Neutral)
6Boredom. Get me away from this boring life! (Chaotic)


1The things I have with me are everything I have and everything I am.
2The people who raised me made me into an adventurer.
3I am on a quest to obtain some rare or important object.
4I can never linger anywhere for too long, or my secret will catch up to me.
5I cannot remember my past before I was an adventurer.
6I need to be the most famous adventurer alive.


1Adventuring has either made me jaded and pessimistic, or paranoid and jumpy.
2I am almost dangerously greedy.
3I cannot resist a drink, or the folk who serve it.
4I egregiously underestimate or overestimate the risks a job represents.
5I cannot maintain meaningful relationships.
6I cannot manage money to save my life.

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