traits

Traits

Background Traits

Everyone takes one background trait.

Nara’Tel Traits

Miner
You have worked as a miner in one of the many mines and quarries on the island. You have a +1 bonus to all Profession(mining) checks, and Profession(mining) is always a class skill for you. All of the mining has made you tougher than normal – you have a +1 bonus to Fortitude saves and a +4 bonus to Strength checks that are not directly related to combat.

Seafarer
Be it as pirate or privateer, you have sailed the dangerous seas of Lyden. You have a +2 bonus to all Profession(sailor) checks and Profession(sailor) is always a class skill for you. You also have a +2 bonus to all Swim checks, and Swim is always a class skill for you. Your armor check penalty is also halved for the purposes of swimming only. When whatever you stand on is being moved by water of any sort, you know how to use those movements to leap into action. You have a +2 bonus to your Initiative in those situations.

Street Rat
You are the lowest of the low. Life is never easy for anyone in Nara’Tel, and it was harder for you than most. You adapted however and learned that to keep on top you have to be ready for anything. You have a +1 bonus to all Perception checks and a +1 bonus on Reflex saves and Initiative.

Imperial Soldier
You are or were a member of the mighty Imperial army and have experienced the discipline and training of the Imperial war machine. You have a +2 bonus to all willpower saves vs fear effects and the armor check penalty for any armor you wear and shield you use is reduced by 1.

One of Many
You are an average citizen of Nara’Tel. Life is there for the taking. You have a +2 luck bonus to all saving throws.

Well Off
You have lived a life that has either been extremely easy or extremely harrowing. You either worked for your position or were born into it. You probably live in the Fine Quarter. You start with an additional 100 gold to purchase equipment with and several sets of fine clothing. You also have a +2 bonus to all Charisma based checks and may choose a single Knowledge or Profession skill that you have a +1 bonus to – that skill will also always be a class skill for you. You have influence with several fighter-types(guards, men at arms) that will do your bidding but will not leave the estate under most circumstances.

Explorer
You have explored more of the island than many others. You have a +1 bonus to all Knowledge(Nara’Tel island) checks and it is always a class skill for you. You also have a +1 bonus to all Survival skill checks, and it is always a class skill for you.

South Reaches Traits

Freedom Fighter
You were a part of the recently dispersed army of freedom fighters. Though your cause is undeniably lost your soul still burns. You have a +1 bonus to all Willpower and Fortitude saving throws and a +1 bonus to all Stealth skill checks. Stealth is always a class skill for you.

Woodsman
You are a lumberjack. You have a +1 bonus to Profession(lumberjack) and it is always a class skill for you. You also have a +1 bonus to hit anything one or more size categories larger than you and when damaging an object made of wood with an axe of any kind you do an additional 2 damage.

Miner
You have worked as a miner in one of the eastern mines or quarries. You have a +1 bonus to all Profession(mining) checks, and Profession(mining) is always a class skill for you. All of the mining has made you tougher than normal – you have a +1 bonus to Fortitude saves and a +4 bonus to Strength checks that are not directly related to combat.

Seafarer
Be it as pirate or privateer, you have sailed the dangerous seas of Lyden. You have a +2 bonus to all Profession(sailor) checks and Profession(sailor) is always a class skill for you. You also have a +2 bonus to all Swim checks, and Swim is always a class skill for you. Your armor check penalty is also halved for the purposes of swimming only. When whatever you stand on is being moved by water of any sort, you know how to use those movements to leap into action. You have a +2 bonus to your Initiative in those situations.

Street Rat
You are the lowest of the low. You adapted however and learned that to keep on top you have to be ready for anything. You have a +1 bonus to all Perception checks and a +1 bonus on Reflex saves and Initiative.

Imperial Soldier
You are or were a member of the mighty Imperial army and have experienced the discipline and training of the Imperial war machine. You have a +2 bonus to all willpower saves vs fear effects and the armor check penalty for any armor you wear and shield you use is reduced by 1.

One of Many
You are an average citizen of Stoneport. Life is there for the taking. You have a +2 luck bonus to all saving throws.

Well Off
You have lived a life that has either been extremely easy or extremely harrowing. You either worked for your position or were born into it. You probably live in the well off section of Stoneport. You start with an additional 100 gold to purchase equipment with and several sets of fine clothing. You also have a +2 bonus to all Charisma based checks and may choose a single Knowledge or Profession skill that you have a +1 bonus to – that skill will also always be a class skill for you. You have influence with several fighter-types(guards, men at arms) that will do your bidding but will not leave the estate under most circumstances.

Explorer
You have explored more of the island than many others. You have a +1 bonus to all Knowledge(South Reaches) checks and it is always a class skill for you. You also have a +1 bonus to all Survival skill checks, and it is always a class skill for you.

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