Feymarked

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Description

You are among the few mortals who have gained standing with the Fey, whether by inherited right of blood from a parent, from time spent among the Fey, or as a gift. In the Feywild, you have can move more readily through the precarious web of social obligation and courtly comportment practiced by the Fey. Work with your DM to decide how you earned the feymark and if you have served in a Fey Court.

Game Statistics

Skill Proficiencies:Insight and Persuasion

Languages:Sylvan

Tool Proficiencies:Calligrapher’s Tools

Equipment: Bronze torc denoting standing with the Fey (either neck or armband), set of fine court clothing, calligrapher’s supplies, and a leather purse containing 15gp.

Feature: Feytouched

Your intricate knowledge of the mannerisms, figures of speech, and fashions of the Fey mark you as an exotic enigma. Glances are directed your way wherever you go, which can be a nuisance, but you also gain the friendly interest of scholars and others intrigued by the far-off Feywild, to say nothing of everyday folk who are eager to hear stories of your exploits. You can parley this attention into access to people and places you might not otherwise have for you and your traveling companions. Noble lords, scholars, and merchant princes, to name a few, might be interested in hearing about your insight into the Fey homeland and people. Additionally, you and any companions on legitimate business with the Fey nobility have safe passage until that business is concluded and will not be harmed by the Fey, though some may try to goad you into breaking the peace and thus losing this protection.


Suggested Characteristics

d8-Personality Trait

  1. I believe that anything worth doing is worth doing right. I can’t help it—I’m a perfectionist.
  2. I’m a snob who looks down on those who can’t appreciate fine art.
  3. I always want to know how things work and what makes people tick.
  4. I’m full of witty aphorisms and have a proverb for every occasion.
  5. I’m rude to people who lack my commitment to hard work and fair play.
  6. I like to talk at length about my encounters with the Fey.
  7. I don’t part with my money easily and will haggle tirelessly to get the best deal possible.
  8. I’m always taken aback when people haven’t heard of me.


d6-Ideal

  1. Community. It is the duty of all civilized people to strengthen the bonds of community and the security of civilization. (Lawful)
  2. Generosity. My gifts were given to me so that I could use them to benefit the world.(Good)
  3. Freedom. Everyone should be free to pursue one’s own livelihood. (Chaotic)
  4. Greed. I’m only in it for the money. (Evil)
  5. People. I’m committed to the people I care about, not to ideals. (Neutral)
  6. Aspiration. I work hard to be the best there is at my statecraft. (Any)


d6-Bond

  1. The Fey court where I first practiced my diplomacy is the most important place in the world to me.
  2. I acquired a great work for a Fey Noble and they were unworthy of it. I’m still looking for someone worthy.
  3. I owe the Fey a great debt for forging me into the person I am today.
  4. I pursue wealth to secure a Fey’s love.
  5. One day I will return to the Fey courts and prove that I am the greatest courtier.
  6. I will get revenge on the evil forces that cast down my Fey mentor.

d6-Flaw

  1. I’ll do anything to get my hands on something rare or priceless.
  2. I’m quick to assume that someone is trying to cheat me.
  3. No one must ever learn that I once stole money from the Fey.
  4. I’m never satisfied with what I have—I always want more.
  5. I would kill to acquire a noble title.
  6. I’m terribly jealous of anyone who can outshine me. I’m always surrounded by rivals.

Known Feymarked