Background: Restless Wanderer

The world is a big place, and you have no desire to settle down until you’ve seen it all. You move from place to place as freely as the wind—blowing through the boring spots, lingering for a w...

Background: Urban Bounty Hunter

Before you became an adventurer, your life was already full of conflict and excitement, because you made a living tracking down people for pay. Unlike some people who collect bounties, though, you are...

Background: Sharn Noble

You are a scion of one of the great noble families of Sharn. Those families who jealously guard their privilege and place in the City of Towers, Sharn nobles have a reputation across Eberron for being...

Background: Pilgrim

You are a devout adherent of a particular god or faith, proving such by journeying to places of importance for your religion. Through conviction and grit you will come to see the locations most celebr...

Background: Mercenary Veteran

As a sell-sword who fought battles for coin, you’re well acquainted with risking life and limb for a chance at a share of treasure. Now, you look forward to fighting foes and reaping even greate...

Background: Knight of the Order

You belong to an order of knights who have sworn oaths to achieve a certain goal. The nature of this goal depends on the order you serve, but in your eyes it is without question a vital and honorable ...

Background: Inheritor

You are the heir to something of great value- not mere coin or wealth, but an object that has been entrusted to you and you alone. Your inheritance might have come directly to you from a member of you...

Background: House Scion

You were born to one of the thirteen dragonmarked houses that wield enormous power throughout Khorvaire. Perhaps you have manifested one of the magical dragonmarks that showed your descent from a hous...

Background: Haunted One

You are haunted by something so terrible that you dare not speak of it. You’ve tried to bury it and flee from it, to no avail. This thing that haunts you can’t be slain with a sword or ban...

Background: Harvester

You grew up taking wealth from what the land had to offer as a lumberjack, a miner, a dragonshard harvester, or another profession that gathers resources nature created. The wild has a lot to offer an...

Background: Gladiator

You have gained some fame (or infamy) by participating in the sport of armed combat, being pitted in battle against other gladiators, wild animals, and magical beasts for the enjoyment of the masses. ...

Background: Foreign Infiltrator

None of the other spies of the Last War had a task half as difficult as yours, for you were a true infiltrator. You spent years, perhaps even decades, living in an enemy nation, guild, mercenary compa...

Background: Fisherman

The sea is your mother, the sea is your life. You aren’t a sailor. You’re a fisherman. You have a deep, personal, intimate relationship with the sea. You were born in a small coastal villa...

Background: Farmer

You have worked the land and hand—raised livestock from birth to feed the mouths of many. As a farmer, you woke up before the and sun came in from working the fields after it set. You have l...

Background: Deserter

The Last War mobilized huge numbers of soldiers, which the nations hurled against each other in seemingly endless waves. By the end of the war, Breland, Cyre, and Thrane had passed laws requiring thei...

Background: Courtier

In your earlier days, you were a personage of some significance in a noble court or a bureaucratic organization. You might or might not come from an upper-class family; your talents, rather than the c...