Backgrounds

You can pick your character’s background from the table below. It includes all allowed backgrounds here on Sleeper Island.

More backgrounds may be unlocked through story progression.

Backgrounds

BackgroundSkill ProficienciesTool ProficienciesLanguagesStarting GoldFeatureSource
wdt_IDBackgroundSkill ProficienciesTool ProficienciesLanguagesStarting GoldFeatureSource
1AcolyteInsight & ReligionTwo of your choice0Shelter of the FaithfulPHB
2AnthropologistInsight & ReligionTwo of your choiceAdept LinguistToA
3ArchaeologistHistory & SurvivalCartographer's tools OR navigator's toolsOne of your choiceHistorical KnowledgeToA
4CharlatanDeception & Sleight of HandDisguise kit & forgery kitFalse IdentityPHB
5City WatchAthletics & InsightTwo of your choiceWatcher's EyeSCAG
6Clan CrafterHistory & InsightOne artisan's toolsDwarvishRespect of the Stout FolkSCAG
7Cloistered ScholarHistory + one of Arcana, Nature, ReligionTwo of your choiceLibrary AccessSCAG
8CourtierInsight & PersuasionTwo of your choiceCourt FunctionarySCAG
9CriminalDeception & StealthOne gaming set & thieves' toolsCriminal ContactPHB
10EntertainerAcrobatics & PerformanceDisguise kit & one musical instrumentBy Popular DemandPHB