5e D&D Character Idea - Dwarf

Idea for your next character, an NPC, members of an adventuring party or a backup character
They are associated with hammers and axes, gold and beer, known for their holds in hills, mountains and the Underdark

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Werydd Beastfoe is a female dwarf Druid

Background - Urchin
Family - Your mother died in childbirth and you have one older brother. Your father is a renowned artisan and has taught you a craft but rarely spent much time with you otherwise.

Trait - I am tolerant of other people, cultures and beliefs
Ideal - Responsibility. It is our duty to uphold laws and respect authority
Bond - I will become the greatest hero that ever lived
Flaw - I believe that trees are one of the enemies of dwarvenkind

Trinket - An ornate finger made from an unknown material with a inspirational quote etched in Dwarvish
Possible Pet - Flumph is a monkey. They like to wake people up during the night

Vondal is a male dwarf Cleric

Background - Outlander
Family - You were orphaned young but extended clan have looked after you. You have moved from home to home and received a mixed education. A cousin recently told you a secret about your parents
Clan Traditional Foe - mind flayers

Trait - I am tolerant of other people, cultures and beliefs
Ideal - Planning. Preparation and planning is the key to success
Bond - Someone stole my precious instrument, and someday I'll get it back
Flaw - I can't resist swindling people who are more powerful than me

Trinket - An old mirror made from brass and quartz with a name written in Undercommon
Possible Pet - Mist is a strange frog. They have very large ears or eyes and they belonged to a friend or relation but preferred you instead

Oskar Runeheart is a dwarf Fighter

Background - Charlatan
Family - Your grandmother, Riswynn, was a high priest of a dwarf god. You and your twin paid frequent visit to her memorial and sometimes see her in visions and dreams
Clan Traditional Foe - hobgoblins

Trait - I'm slow to make friends after a lifetime of small betrayals
Ideal - Might. The dwarves have survived by being strong
Bond - I seek to restore my family's former glories
Flaw - I seek immortality at any cost

Trinket - A small brass artificial nose
Possible Pet - Basil is a blue giant sea horse. They are very impressive at begging and they followed you until you adopted them

Lotoula is a female dwarf Fighter

Background - Noble
Family - You were raised by your parents. . You had to contend with fame
Clan Traditional Foe - duergar

Trait - I pocket anything I see that might have some value
Ideal - Tradition. The ancient traditions of clan and faith must be preserved and upheld
Bond - Something bad happened from a mistake I made. I am haunted by it every time I sleep
Flaw - I refuse to believe that anything is superior to dwarf workmanship

Trinket - A small brass artificial nose
Possible Pet - Volo is a scaled flying snake. They attack or play with lights

Whurdred Snowwarden is a dwarf Ranger

Background - Criminal
Family - You were raised by your parents. . You had to contend with being shunned
Clan Traditional Foe - mind flayers

Trait - I prefer action to planning and talking
Ideal - Faith. I trust the dwarf gods will guide me. I have faith that if I work hard, things will go well
Bond - I am outcast from my clan, my friends are my family now.
Flaw - I can't resist a challenge

Trinket - A decorated plate made from bronze and ivory
Possible Pet - Rascal is a black duck. They love swimming and like to eat footwear