5e Character Idea - elf

They are associated with magic, archery and long lives, attractive for having a different mindset due to living for centuries and having innate grace and style

ancestry:

Faral is an elf Fighter

Background - Sailor
Family - You have one older sister and a younger brother who are a century apart. You close to both of them and use letters and magic to keep in contact.

Trait - I always choose love and friendship over wealth or prestige
Ideal - I work to restore an ancient elven library or place of magic
Bond - Beauty. A thing of beauty is something that can inspire others for centuries
Flaw - I've lost too many friends and have trouble making new ones

Trinket - A mask made of feathers that has the face of a different beast each morning
Elven wine - Thiala Wine is a sweet greenish-blue vintage with a minty flavor. Some bottles are infused with magic properties
Possible Pet - Flash is a young rare shell mollusk. They can speak but only know four phrases..


Faelar Selevarun is a male elf Druid

Background - Noble
Family - You were raised by Qualithai, an older sibling. They are apprenticed to a powerful mage and you haven't seen them for over a year..

Trait - I always choose love and friendship over wealth or prestige
Ideal - My soul is bound to another. We will part and find each other again many times
Bond - Beauty. A thing of beauty is something that can inspire others for centuries
Flaw - I did something that got me banished for 100 years

Trinket - A glass figurine of an elegant wizard's tower
Elven wine - Duskwhisper Red is a bold, slightly acidic vintage which is often used at midnight ceremonies
Possible Pet - Lord is a scaled weasel . They like to hide in difficult to get to places


Fimrilran Floshem is a male elf Barbarian

Background - Criminal
Family - Your father is a tracker and your mother is an enchanter. They have been happily married for four centuries and you all have a family portrait drawn every year.

Trait - I use simple words so that others can understand me
Ideal - I record each day in my journals. Think how many pages I will fill in my lifetime
Bond - Beauty. A thing of beauty is something that can inspire others for centuries
Flaw - Living for a few centuries isn't enough so I seek immortality

Trinket - A glass figurine of an elegant wizard's tower
Possible Pet - Prince is a deer. They can play or make a tune. your family breed this type of creature


Gael Amakiir is a female elf Druid

Background - Folk Hero
Family - One of your grandparents created a legendary bow and most of your family are skilled archers. Every five years they hold an archery contest to celebrate the family tradition.

Trait - I prefer the company of short-lived races to those who live centuries
Ideal - I work to restore an ancient elven library or place of magic
Bond - Self-Improvement. I will be be master my emotions, not the other way around
Flaw - I believe in play before work and rarely get to the work part

Trinket - An ornate comb made from seashells
Possible Pet - Gond is an inquisitive boar. They love to be held and turn invisible when frightened


Uthemar Iranapha is an elf Monk

Background - Sage
Family - Your family have argued with another about inheritance of a moonblade two centuries. It has been missing during that time and your brother has been trying to find it for a decade.

Trait - I flip a coin or roll a die to make the small choices of life
Ideal - I am the parent of a child in human lands. I hope to meet them soon
Bond - Beauty. A thing of beauty is something that can inspire others for centuries
Flaw - Living for a few centuries isn't enough so I seek immortality

Trinket - An old copper coin with an elven face. It has made its way back to you at least 10 times.
Possible Pet - King is an inquisitive sea spider. They sometimes glow with a dim light and are resistant to fire damage. they were a gift from a friend