D&D Apothecary Background 5E

As an Apothecary Homebrew Background 5E in dungeons and dragons you have been studied a myriad illnesses and also the ailments of the mortal body also a treatments for each. You do know which type of herbs could soothe a fever and also which type of oils could help to prevent the pox. But not all the medicine is good for body, though: you have also been learned which type of toxins could stop the heart or a divine that a man to madness.

Of course you do know how can you manufacture and also refine all of these particular things and even you can make the living dispensing tonics and also the tinctures for those in need. Within a particular pinch you are able to perform the minor medical procedures, even though all these type of things are more better than left to a proper surgeon.

  • Skill Proficiencies: Medicine, Nature
  • Tool Proficiencies: Herbalism kit.
  • Languages: One of your choice.
  • Equipment: Herbalism kit, a merchant’s scale, a set of common clothes, and a belt pouch containing 10 gp.

Feature: Medical Profession

As per this feature you have more reputation with the name of healer of a sick, and they frequently called upon by those who’re diseased and even injured. So, you can usually be gaining an audience with anyone those who needs some treatment–even if the protocol shall normally be prevented you from doing it so –simply by agreeing to propose you enough assistance.

By easily spending a few moments examining the chemical — a vial of liquid, a packet of the ground powder, or the like — you could easily determine whether a substance is intended to harm or else heal (or neither). So this examination does not reveal any type of particular information about the substance (like that a powder is actually an inhaled poison, or that it paralyzes its victim too), but only that it is either harmful or helpful for those that it is used on.

Suggested Characteristics Of D&D Apothecary Homebrew Background 5E

The Apothecaries are usually defined by their constant attention for detail. Just because of so many of the illnesses that they would treat frequently have been similarly symptoms, they normally are much careful about their things they say and also different questions that they ask. but always keep looking to gather precise and an accurate information. They are tend towards cleanliness and also the organization, like they need to keep their various tools sterile and also their supplies ready at all the times.

Personality Trait

d8Personality Trait
1I distance myself from everyone, even those I care about.
2I keep all of my possessions meticulously clean, and I hate any kind of filth.
3I am honest to a fault; knowing all of the information is the only way to make an accurate diagnosis.
4I make incredibly poor jokes in an attempt to put others at ease.
5I talk down to others when speaking on a field I believe myself to be knowledgeable in.
6I present everything I say as a guess or estimate so that I don’t look bad if it turns out to be wrong.
7It seems like I always try to strike up a conversation at the worst possible moment.
8I set very high standards for myself, and expect others to follow my example.


1Aid Every sick or wounded person deserves my help, regardless of the life they lead. (Good)
2Control By deciding who lives and who dies, I can shape the world to my liking. (Evil)
3Loyalty It is my duty to treat those to whom I have sworn allegiance. (Lawful)
4Efficency I am not emotionally invested in those I aid; to act otherwise would compromise my work. (Neutral)
5Prevention Stopping the spread of sickness is better than treating it. (Any)
6Research In order to treat patients effectively, we must understand the maladies afflicting them. (Any)


1I share my discoveries with my fellow apothecaries, to further the goals of our trade.
2I give my aid to those who protect my country and my ruler.
3Many medicinal reagents are rare or hard to find; those who secure them deserve respect.
4I seek a cure to a mysterious disease that afflicts one of my loved ones.
5I wish to prove that “mundane” healing is just as viable as magic.
6I work closely with a group that aims to eliminate a particular disease from existence.


1I use unproven treatments on my patients without their knowledge.
2I refuse to give aid to those of a certain species or nationality, no matter how desperately they need it.
3If a disease is particularly deadly, I refuse to treat it out of fear for my own health.
4Memories of a horrible plague that I failed to cure still haunt me to this day.
5The sight of blood makes me queasy, and I can only treat those who have no external wounds
6I am only interested in the ailments my patients suffer from, not the people themselves.

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