Character Creation

Character Sheet

You can print a character sheet, or use the online version.

Ability Scores

For this campaign, you can either use the ability scores of 15, 14, 13, 12, 10, and 8, or you can customize your ability scores following these rules:

You have 27 points to spend. Each of your Ability Scores start at 8. You cannot increase any score above 15. The cost of each score is listed below:

Score Cost
8 0
9 1
10 2
11 3
12 4
13 5
14 7
15 9

Choose Race

Your race will effect what ability scores get increased, your size category, your movement speed, as well as a list of special traits and abilities your character will have. A quick guide for the currently available races is below.

Race Ability Scores Size Movement Speed
Dwarf Con+2, (Hill: Wis+1, Mountain: Str+2) Medium 25ft
Elf Dex+2, (High: Int+1, Wood: Wis+1, Drow: Cha+1) Medium 30ft
Halfling Dex+2, (Lightfoot: Cha+1, Stout: Con+1) Small 25ft
Human All+1 Medium 30ft
Dragonborn Str+2, Cha+1 Medium 30ft
Gnome Int+2, (Forest: Dex+1, Rock: Con+1) Small 25ft
Half-Elf Cha+2, Pick 2 others for +1 Medium 30ft
Half-Orc Str+2, Con+1 Medium 30ft
Tiefling Int+1, Cha+2 Medium 30ft

Choose Class

Your class will effect your HD, what ability scores are most important, and myriad of other things. A quick guide for the currently available classes is below.

Class Hit Dice Primary Ability
Barbarian d12 Strength
Bard d8 Charisma
Cleric d8 Wisdom
Druid d8 Wisdom
Fighter d10 Strength or Dexterity
Monk d8 Dexterity & Wisdom
Paladin d10 Strength & Charisma
Ranger d10 Dexterity & Wisdom
Rogue d8 Dexterity
Sorcerer d6 Charisma
Warlock d8 Charisma
Wizard d6 Intelligence

Choose Background

Background is new to D&D 5e from pathfinder. Choosing a background will give you a few more skills that you will be proficient at, and some extra equipment. Mainly, your background effects how you might Role-play your character, and how NPC’s in the world might react to your character. You will normally choose a Personality Trait, Ideal, Bond, and Flaw.

Character Creation

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