Professor - Traits

I have spent my whole life studying. There is always more for me to learn. More for me to gather into my mind. With knowledge comes power. With knowledge we can fashion stronger spells and build greater weapons. With the right research we can build stronger walls and taller towers. Our potential is almost limitless, but it takes knowledge to unlock it.

Skill Proficiencies: History, Investigation
Languages: Choice
Tool Proficiencies: Chess Set
Equipment: A chess set, historical book, a novel, common clothes, and a coin pouch 15 GP.

Ivory Tower

You specialized in one field and have advantage for History checks in that field. Even if you don't know something, you know who does and where their offices are.

Suggested Characteristics

A Professor typically has the following characteristics. Feel free to modify or write your own to give your character even more flavor.

d8Personality Trait
1I live for knowledge. There is nothing better than an interesting conversation.
2Who needs people when you have books? I can spend my whole life and still not finish reading all of these, I don't have time to waste on people.
3What is the use of knowledge if we never use it? I want to be down in the nitty gritty of studies. I want to be solving real problems of real people.
4We are stronger together. Through collaboration we can discover things that our fore-fathers never dreamed of.
5I am very opinionated and outspoken. If you get me going I will talk until the cows come home... and leave again in the morning.
6I care deeply for my students and work hard to teach them and raise them up.
7I have bigger aspirations than this classroom. One day my research will be completed and I will head back out into the world. Until then I will deal with these snotty kids as best as I can.
8I am all about fame and fortune. I seek the biggest name I can get.

1Knowledge - The more we know the more we can do. (Any)
2Risk - Nothing is worth doing if it's a sure thing. We need to always be pushing the boundaries of research. (Chaotic)
3Order - Chaotic research is slow and inefficient. Through careful records and steady research we will discover great things. (Lawful)
4Generosity - My research is to better the world. What I discover is for all to know. (Good)
5Friends - Research is lonely and boring by itself. It is my group of friends that keeps me going. (Good)
6Control - My research gives me power and with my power I will rule those around me. They will bend before my will. (Evil)

1If an artifact has been entrusted to me, I will protect it at all costs, even my life.
2I fight for those who cannot fight for themselves.
3I have a best friend that you grew up with. He has saved my life more times than I can count and I have saved his several times. I have not seen him in a few years but long to be reunited. (work with GM to create this npc)
4My <span class="generate" data-recurrance="never" data-FID="ipN82HOcOq3GsHYx" data-UGFLinkReference="tAtA1522">Random - Family Member</span> died because of a mistake I made. That will never happen again.
5I have the cutest nephew. He has so much potential and I will go far out of my way to help him reach it.
6I know I've done my best work when nobody knows I've done anything at all.

1I believe in and obey my nation's nobility blindly.
2I have studied betrayals so often that I inherently don't trust all but my inmost circle... they I watch continually expecting betrayal.
3I have troubles trusting others with their assigned tasks, especially if I assigned them.
4I am almost dangerously greedy.
5I am so good at my job that the head of the guard of my home city got jealous. He framed me and ran me out of town.
6Once someone questions my courage, I never back down no matter how dangerous the situation.