Cloistered Scholar Background 5E

Being a child, you were just a inquisitive whenever your playmates are more possessive or else raucous. In some of your formative years, you already have found your related way to one of the Faerûn’s greatest institutes of learning, so wherever you were apprenticed and even taught that knowledge is the more valuable treasure than the gold or the germs too. Of course you are almost ready now to leave your home- but not abandon it, but also to quest for the new lore for adding to its storehouse of the knowledge.

The most well known of the Faerûn’s fonts of the knowledge is a Candlekeep. Any how the greatest library is always in a need of the worker and also the attendants, and also some of whom rise through the ranks for assuming roles of the greater responsibility and prominence too.

Actually, you might have been one of the Candlekeep’s  own and also it has dedicated to a curatorship of what is likely to be the most complete body of lore and and also the history in all over the world.

Probably instead of you were taken in by the scholars of a vault of some of the sages or else the map houses in the Silverymoon, and now also you have been strucked out for the sake of increasing of your knowledge and also to make yourself available to the help whoever in other places those whoever seek your expertise. Probably, you might have been one of the few those who aid Herald’s Holdfast, helping to the catalogue and also maintaining some of the records of an information which can arrives daily from across the Faerûn.

Skill Proficiencies

History, plus your choice of one from among Arcana, Nature, and Religion

Tool Proficiencies



Two of your choice


The scholar’s robes of your cloister, a writing kit (small pouch with a quill, ink, folded parchment, and a small penknife), a borrowed book on the subject of your current study, and a pouch containing 10 gp

Suggested Characteristics

You can use the table of sage dnd background like the basis for your traits and motivations and also modifying the entries whenever it appropriate to suit your identity otherwise you can use the below mentioned tables too.


D6Options For Bond
1It is my duty to protect my students.
2I have an ancient text that holds terrible secrets that must not fall into the wrong hands.
3I work to preserve a library, university, scriptorium, or monastery.
4My life's work is a series of tomes related to a specific field of lore.
5I've been searching my whole life for the answer to a certain question.
6I sold my soul for knowledge. I hope to do great deeds and win it back.


D6Options For Ideal
1Knowledge: The path to power and self-improvement is through knowledge. (Neutral)
2Beauty: What is beautiful points us beyond itself toward what is true. (Good)
3Logic: Emotions must not cloud our logical thinking. (Lawful)
4No Limits: Nothing should fetter the infinite possibility inherent in all existence. (Chaotic)
5Power: Knowledge is the path to power and domination. (Evil)
6Self-Improvement: The goal of a life of study is the betterment of oneself. (Any)


D6Options For Flaw
1I am easily distracted by the promise of information.
2Most people scream and run when they see a demon. I stop and take notes on its anatomy.
3Unlocking an ancient mystery is worth the price of a civilization.
4I overlook obvious solutions in favor of complicated ones.
5I speak without really thinking through my words, invariably insulting others.
6I can't keep a secret to save my life, or anyone else's.

Personality Traits

D8Options For Personality Traits
1I use polysyllabic words that convey the impression of great erudition.
2I've read every book in the world's greatest libraries – or I like to boast that I have.
3I'm used to helping out those who aren't as smart as I am, and I patiently explain anything and everything to others.
4There's nothing I like more than a good mystery.
5I'm willing to listen to every side of an argument before I make my own judgment.
6I… speak… slowly… when talking… to idiots,… which… almost… everyone… is… compared… to me.
7I am horribly, horribly awkward in social situations.
8I'm convinced that people are always trying to steal my secrets.

Almost your bond is certainly associated either by the place wherever you grew up or else by the knowledge that you hope to acquire via an adventuring. Of course your ideal is nothing to doubt which is related to how you view the quest for the sake of knowledge and also for the truth-probably like a worthy goal in itself, or else may be like the means for a desirable end.

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Feature: Library Access

Even though many others must frequently be endure an extensive interviews and also the significant fees for gaining the access to even the most common archives in your personal library, of course you already have your free and an easy access for the majority of the library, although it may also have the repositories of lore which which are very much valuable, magical, or else the secret to permit anyone immediate access.

You of course have the working knowledge some of your cloistred scholor’s personnel and bureaucracy, and even though you know how to navigate those connections by some ease.

In an addition, you are almost likely to have gained preferential treatment at any other libraries which are across the Realms, like the professional courtesy shown for one of the fellow scholors.

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