Entertainer Background 5e

In front of an audience a skillful and entertaining performance is given. Entrancing and inspiring the audience is known how to be done. Poetics, capable of stirring hearts are employed to awaken grief or joy, anger or laughter. Music is utilized to raise their spirits and capture their sorrow.

Dance steps are performed in a captivating manner and humor is used to cut to the quick. Finally one’s art is considered their life regardless of the techniques that are used in Entertainer Background 5e.

Skill Proficiencies: Acrobatics, Performance

Tool Proficiencies: Proficiency in one type of musical instrument and a Disguise Kit

Languages: None

Equipment: A musical instrument of choice, a favor from an admirer (such as a love letter, lock of hair, or a trinket), a belt pouch containing 15 gold pieces, and a costume.

Feature: Entertainer Background 5e Routines

In Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition the entertainer’s experience is elucidated by selecting one to three routines or another role from the table below to ensure that every performance is spiced up with a wide variety of different routines, as is customary for a skilled D&D entertainer.

D10Entertainer Background 5e Routine
1Actor
2Dancer
3Fire-eater
4Jester
5Juggler
6Instrumentalist
7Poet
8Singer
9Storyteller
10Tumbler

A place to perform can be found, typically in an inn or tavern but more frequently within a circus, theater or even a noble’s court. As long as performances are delivered each night the Entertainer Background 5e is entitled to receive free food and lodging of a modest or comfortable standard depending on the establishment’s quality. This benefit is available exclusively in such locations.

As a result, the entertainer’s performances will garner them local renown and popularity. Furthermore, strangers, particularly in towns where they are recognized, tend to develop a liking for the entertainer. Thus, it is expected that the Entertainer Background 5e also enjoys the aspects of an urban bounty hunter.

Suggested Characteristics

Successful Entertainer Background 5e are expected to possess the ability to capture and maintain an audience’s attention. Consequently, they often exhibit flamboyant or forceful personalities. They tend to gravitate toward romantic ideals and frequently uphold high-minded principles regarding the practice of their art and the appreciation of its beauty.

Personality Traits

D8Options For Personality Traits
1A story relevant to almost every situation is known by me.
2Local rumors are collected and gossip is spread by me whenever I come to a new place.
3A “special someone” is always searched for by me as a hopeless romantic.
4Any amount of tension can be defused by me, so nobody stays angry at me or around me for long.
5A good insult, even one directed at me, is loved by me.
6Bitterness is experienced by me if I’m not the center of attention.
7Nothing less than perfection will be settled for by me.
8My mood or my mind is changed as quickly as a key is changed in a song.

Flaws

D6Options For Flaws
1Anything will be done by me to win fame and renown.
2I’m easily captivated by an attractive visage.
3A scandalous incident keeps me from returning to my hometown, and it appears that such turmoil is a constant companion in my life.
4I once lampooned an aristocrat who still seeks retribution, and it’s a blunder I may inadvertently replicate.
5I struggle to conceal my genuine emotions, and my candid speech often gets me into predicaments.
6Despite my earnest intentions, I regrettably prove unreliable to my friends.

Ideal

d6Options For Ideal
1Beauty. Through my performances, I enhance the world, making it a better place than it was. (Good)
2Tradition. The tales, myths, and melodies of bygone times should always be remembered, as they illuminate our identity and heritage. (Lawful)
3Creativity. The world thirsts for fresh concepts and daring initiatives. (Chaotic)
4Greed. My sole motivation is the pursuit of wealth and renown. (Evil)
5People. Witnessing the joy on people’s faces when I perform is all that truly counts. (Neutral)
6Honesty. Art should mirror the soul; it should originate from within and unveil our true essence. (Any)

Bond

D6Options For Bonds
1My instrument is my most cherished possession, and it serves as a constant reminder of someone dear to my heart.
2My beloved instrument was stolen, but one day I will recover it.
3I’m determined to achieve fame, no matter the cost.
4I hold a hero from ancient tales in high regard and gauge my actions by their example.
5I am willing to go to any lengths to demonstrate my superiority over my loathed rival.
6I am willing to undertake any task for the sake of my former troupe members.

Variant Entertainer: Gladiator

The entertainer background 5e is characterized by the gladiator as more of an entertainer much like any minstrel or circus performer, who is trained to turn the arts of combat into a spectacle that can be enjoyed by the crowd. This type of flashy combat is made into your 5e entertainer routine. While you may possess some skills such as tumbling or acting.

The popular demand feature allows you to find a place that is helped to perform in any location that features combat for entertainment, possibly by a gladiator in an arena or secret pit fighting club. The musical instrument in your equipment package can easily be replaced with an inexpensive but unusual weapon such as a trident or net.

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