Air Acrobat Background 5E

Being an Air Acrobat Homebrew Background 5E there are thousands of feet below you and a small crowd watches in the awe like you do flip and also maneuver via the air. However for the grand finale, you could dive towards the ground, flying at your top speed. You do land with thundering boom, although the audience are moving back to slightly from the wind. So on your landing, you are able to greeted with the more intensive applause and laughter.

Soaring via the clouds has something that Air Acrobats look forward to each and every day. They would live to fly, also finding different new ways to make perfect their craft at any time they are capable of. However they are so good at what they do that they are capable to use their gift of flight like a way to make a living, putting or else performances for the amazed audiences by flipping and also doing stunts in the air.

  • Skill Proficiencies: Acrobatics, Performance
  • Tool Proficiencies: One type of artisan’s tools
  • Languages: Auran
  • Equipment: a pair of Aviator’s Goggles, a set of clothing custom-tailored for the purpose of flight safety, and a pouch containing 10gp.

Just because of the immense amount of the talent they needed to perform in the air and also the danger which it could bring, Air Acrobats are regularly winged creatures or else those which hail from the Elemental Plane of Air, like the aarakocra living in the Material plane.

Feature: Unmatched Flight

You’re a Air Acrobat, so being of this background can take years of practice and dedication. That it is extremely difficult to become master the art of flight, but of course it does come with many of its benefits in the long run. Simply because of your constant exposure to the atmosphere and also high altitudes, that you’re acclimated to the extreme cold, as it described in the Dungeon Master’s Guide (you can check it in page number 110).

Of course you have abnormally strong pair of lungs too, which in turn allows you to hold your breath longer which an average creature.

Al though your speed and technique in the air is also unrivaled compared to the different creatures, and so performing by using your talents is almost something like you’ve learned to take the advantages of. But whenever you’re in a town or in a village, you can easily find an elevated area in the town, like the top of a tallest tower or a hill, so to put on the performance of the intense acrobatic moves in the sky.

When rolling to reconcile the best success of your flying extravaganza, you can select to treat it like either a Performance skill check or else one of an Acrobatics skill check. However if your flying act is the success, you can receive free lodging and also food at the comfortable standard somewhere in the town or a village, so as long as you do perform once per a day.

So, in an addition to it, the successful performance can make you the talk of the town. Whenever the strangers encounter you in a town where you have been performed, of course they are able to recognize you and also take liking to you, it may be even starting a conversation to you or asking for an autograph of you.

Suggested Characteristics

Personality Trait

d8Personality Trait
1I've always loved the great outdoors.
2I absolutely loathe machinery, as they pollute the air that we all breathe.
3Being inside for too long makes me feel a little uncomfortable.
4I'd much rather escape conflict rather than facing it head-on. Being able to fly makes that a lot easier to do, after all.
5My wings are my livelihood. Because of this, I tend to them with utmost care.
6I'm very soft-spoken. I'd rather express myself through the art of flight.
7I tend to push myself too far when learning new tricks, so I usually end up injured after a long day of practice.
8I wish that someday all creatures could experience the thrill of flying through the air.


1Freedom. The winds are ever-changing. As a result, we must always trust ourselves and not worry about the expectations of society. (Chaotic)
2Change. The world is riddled with conflict. I want let those who are troubled to lose their worries and feel the freedom of the sky with each performance. (Good or Chaotic)
3Greed. Flight is such a new form of performance that people don't know what's good and what's bad. It's super easy to just wing a performance and scam everyone out of their money. (Evil)
4Exploration. I try to set the example of what an Air Acrobat is. Hopefully other entertainers will follow in my example. (Lawful)
5Society. My race is normally seen as an anomaly in this world. Maybe by entertaining people can see me and my race in a new light. (Neutral)
6Enjoyment. Making money and inspiring others is important, but having fun is above everything else! (Any)


1I was rejected in another form of entertainment, so I decided to make my own.
2I fly through the skies to support my community in times of need.
3Although it may seem like entertainment to some, my true purpose is to fly through the sky to check my surroundings in case of trouble.
4While my wings give me flight, I use my entertainment to search of romance, so that my heart may fly one day.
5A wizard blessed me with the pair of wings that give me flight. Entertainment is my form of repaying him.
6Being an Air Acrobat is my life. It's what I was born to do, and I will never give it up.


1When choosing fight or flight, I always choose flight. A lot of people call me a coward for making that choice.
2I injure myself often in my acrobatic routines. Who cares about my health if my audience can see a great show?
3Trust isn't something that I'm used to. The winds never fail to be honest to the soul, so how can I trust ground-dwelling creatures?
4I get jealous very quickly, especially if another entertainer that isn't an Air Acrobat steals my limelight.
5I find it very difficult to speak to others. I am the opposite of eloquently spoken.
6My soul resonates with those that fly as I do. As a result, I feel awful if I have to hurt another flying creature.

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