5e Character Idea

Culture:

Lyle Hilltopple is a halfling Druid

Background - Sailor
Family - Your older sister Greta raised you after your parents left to travel the world. She took on the family trade of a butcher. She wanted you to follow the family trade and you often quarreled.

Trait - I keep treats and snacks on me for all occasions
Ideal - Live and Let Live. Few things are worth killing over or hurting others for
Bond - I want to make stories of myself that are told for generations
Flaw - I'm never sure how these coins and trinkets end up in my pockets

Trinket - an ivory whale statuette that fills you with images of dancing when held
Possible Pet - Mist is a smart unique sea mammal. They love to jump out on people and are marked with an elven rune


Paelias is a male elf Monk

Background - Guild Artisan
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 flip a coin or roll a die to make the small choices of life
Ideal - I record each day in my journals. Think how many pages I will fill in my lifetime
Bond - Nature. I prefer a life of simple pleasures.
Flaw - I find it hard to pay attention

Trinket - a glowing letter opener made from obsidian and wool with a saying in Draconic that was given to your family by a hag
Elven wine - Frostblossom Wine is sickly-sweet and made from crushed frozen grapes. It has a faint blue glow.
Possible Pet - Hugs is a demanding sea urchin. They jump on you when you are trying to get to sleep


Pieron is a human Monk

Background - Criminal
Family - You were raised by your grandparents alongside your twin, frequently moving from town to town. They frequently send you letters

Trait - My favorite thing is a relaxed drink with friends
Ideal - Freedom. Everyone should be able to walk their own path
Bond - There is a great evil I am destined to destroy
Flaw - I can't resist a challenge

Trinket - an orcish eye of ash which is followed by small motes of light
Possible Pet - Blink is an elderly fox. They are old and it shows


Ophinshtalajiir Valorean is a dragonborn Paladin

Background - Soldier
Family - Your family are part of a proud clan. One of your parents died in an honor duel and so did your oldest sibling. Others of your family look to you to right the wrong
Draconic Ancestry - Green Dragon ancestry with trait of "I feel good when surrounded by mist or fog" and physical aspect "I have a distinctive curved jawline I am always stroking"

Trait - I have a love of riddles simple and complex
Ideal - Community. The power of family is because of the help we give each other
Bond - I am in love with someone not hatched from an egg
Flaw - I have been outcast from my clan, and carry an eternal shame

Trinket - a crude lump of jade
Possible Pet - Warrior is a mule . They have a limited form of telepathy that can convey emotions within 30 ft. you rescued them from a laboratory or other place


Fivin Othronus is an elf Druid

Background - Sailor
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 have many lessons, jokes and stories based on trees
Ideal - I have sworn not to return home until I have reclaimed an ancient elven artifact taken long ago
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 small branch with autumn leaves that sways as if in a breeze
Possible Pet - Droplet is an affectionate jackal. They hate your close friends and are old and it shows