SeaDog - Traits

The ocean is your home, you have spent countless nights on the waves. The deck may buck but you do not. Others may barf over the edge, but you do not. The clouds and waves make sense in a way that land and mountains just do not.

Skill Proficiencies: Perception, Sleight of Hand
Languages: Aquan
Tool Proficiencies: Dice Set
Equipment: A backpack, common clothes, a dice set, a 50 foot hemp rope and a coin pouch containing 15 GP.

Sea Legs

You have lived on the sea for a long time. No matter how the deck rolls and bucks, you have ridden it through many crazy storms and these are a part of your life. You gain the following benefits:

  • You are immune to motion sickness.
  • You have advantage to all dexterity checks and saving throws to stay on your feet when the deck (or ground) is moving underneath you.
  • Suggested Characteristics

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

    d8Personality Trait
    1I instinctively give orders instead of requests.
    2I'm completely devoted to the job, even at the cost of my family and friends.
    3If I must live this life I will truly LIVE.
    4I always check the escape routes of every building I enter.
    5I rarely speak above a whisper, for fear that I might attract attention to myself. Who knows when someone will connect me to my past life?
    6I tend to lose my temper when someone bad mouths my home.
    7My loyalty to my employer is unmatched.
    8My quick temper can end as many problems as it starts. At least, that's what I tell myself.

    1Power - Nothing quite like a bright light shining into a terrified face. (Evil)
    2Responsibility - My power is a gift not to be taken lightly, and I should avoid seeking out unnecessary conflict. (Lawful)
    3Curiosity - If the job is interesting, I'm in! (Neutral)
    4Brutality - Gold pales to the brilliance of the life draining from their eyes. (Evil)
    5Change - Change makes the world go round. It's everywhere and needs to be embraced. (Chaotic)
    6Kindness - In the harshness of sea and combat we don't have time to be mean to each other. Our kindness is what makes us better than normal pirates. (Good)

    1My families signet ring means everything to me... I will get it back no matter what.
    2I work to uncover the truth of past events, even if doing so is harmful to my nation or organization.
    3I was really close to my <span class="generate" data-recurrance="never" data-FID="ipN82HOcOq3GsHYx" data-UGFLinkReference="tAtA1522">Random - Family Member</span> . They died a few years ago and all I have to remember them is this <span class="generate" data-recurrance="never" data-FID="hpVYJd37peuHNUlO" data-UGFLinkReference="tAtA1492">Random - Trinket</span> .
    4I strive to bring balance to the land.
    5I am pressured by a crime boss I can never repay.
    6I started my training alone from texts I obtained by my own means.

    1I am boastful and tend to try to one-up others during conversations.
    2I am comically competitive.
    3I have no problem with betraying people who trust me.
    4I believe in and obey my nation's nobility blindly.
    5I hide a truly scandalous secret that could ruin my family forever.
    6Violence is my answer to almost any challenge.