Ancient King Background 5E

Being of an ancient king homebrew background 5e at some where in the ancient time of the history, you’re one of the mighty rulers over to your people whether cruel or the fair. Of course your name was known to all over the land and of course your people prospered. But some how like all the living things that you’ve eventually died, and also were memorialised in a tomb. But for now, for whatever the reason you have been risen again, probably the necromancer rose you, or else probably your patron god have been revived you for a specific purpose.

But for these lands are unfamiliar; such as the people, the environment, even the very ground beneath your feet might be different from how have been remember , even though you had better get used to this new world quickly.

  • Skill Proficiencies: History, Survival
  • Tool Proficiencies: One type of gaming set
  • Languages: Two of your choice
  • Equipment: A set of fine clothes, an ancient signet ring of your dynasty, and an old purse containing 15 gp.

Feature: Ancient Thinking

Since you were died so long ago, all of your way of thinking is unnatural for these modern times. Probably you may believe something long since it proven wrong, like that the Drow are fiends formed from the bowels of earth. Probably you do not value a similar/same things which are many people do, such as believing the knowledge is one of the useless pursuit whenever it compared for something strange like jousting with boulders. Or even most probably you were believe something more esoteric along the lines of nothing is happening in a world without the spirits are deciding it should happen. So let all your imagination should flow and also think of something like that.

Alternate Feature: Ancient Knowledge

Since you’re died so many days (it could be years too) ago, you may know different things that have already been lost to time, such as how to manipulate the certain form of magic, or else why an ancient civilization was fell. Of course whatever you know, there are may be people who are searching for that specific information at any type of cost.

Suggested Characteristics Of Ancient King Homebrew Background 5E

Being a ruler from the times of old, your personality could be varied greatly. Probably you’re vengeful towards the whatever has been led your kingdom to be fall after you died, probably you would have felt relieved by the fact which is so much time has been passed and of course you can now do basically whatever you would like to, or else may be you just don’t care either way about anything at all really.

Personality Trait

d8Personality Trait
1I've lost my kingdom, leave me to mourn for what I have lost.
2I don't need to care about anything anymore, my people have gone and I'm practically immortal now.
3This world is new, and I want to explore it!
4I ruled them once. So why don't people treat me the way I deserve!
5My anger often gets the better of me. But how dare people live while I don't!
6I am dignified in death, and have the patience only an undying ruler may have.
7I experienced death, and I fear it. Because of this, I'm a coward.
8There are new things to do in this world, and I want to do them all!


1Conquest. I will rule over others no matter how many bodies it takes! (Evil)
2Freedom. I've been gone for so long that I don't need to live up to any standards anymore. I can be whoever I want to be! (Chaotic)
3Justice. Though my people may be gone, I still have to hold true to the ideal of a fair and just ruler. (Good)
4Order. This world I know is different from the new one, it must be tamed. (Lawful)
5Rebuilding. This world has changed, but I have to rebuild my life no matter the cost. (Neutral)
6Exploiting. This world is one of opportunity, and I plan to take advantage of that. (Any)


1Whatever caused my people to be gone from this world will pay!
2I need to find out what caused me to rise from my grave.
3Something was stolen from my tomb, and I want it back!
4I had a friend when I was alive, and I want to know what happened to them.
5My people are gone from this world, and I will preserve their memory.
6I had an old rival from another Kingdom who wronged me, I want to know what happened to him, and whether or not I'll be able to settle the score.


1I believe I'm above everybody else, and that they don't even deserve to be in the same building as me.
2My curiosity for this new world often gets me into trouble.
3I often get distracted by my thoughts of what could have happened to my Kingdom.
4I'm slow to come up with or trust new ideas because of my age.
5Whenever someone speaks of my kingdom in a bad light, I fly into a burning rage.
6I am extremely superstitious, believing otherwise mundane things in a strange way, to ward off bad spirits and the like.

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