Trait Description
A Good Mystery There's nothing I like more than a good mystery.
Affable Even my competitors said I was affable and talented. Those traits should serve me well.
Affection or Contempt I express affection or contempt in ways that are unfamiliar to others.
After the Rain I enjoy being out in nature; poor weather never sours my mood.
Always Prepared I plan for every contingency. Leave nothing to chance!
Always Smiling I never stop smiling.
Ample Humor I have a joke for every occasion, especially occasions where humor is inappropriate.
Animal Lover I feel far more comfortable around animals than people.
Answer Every Secret I must know the answer to every secret. No door remains unopened in my presence.
Art Snob I'm a snob who looks down on those who can't appreciate fine art.
Baccus Lifestyle I've enjoyed fine food, drink, and high society among my temple's elite. Rough living grates on me.
Back in my Day I've been part of the adventuring life since I was old enough to walk. Let me explain a few things to you.
Bad Manners I eat like a pig and have bad manners.
Banter and Gib I love to trade banter and gibes.
Best of a Bad I have always tried to make the best of a bad situation.
Black Sheep I prefer the company of those who aren't like me, including people of other races
Blunt Observations I bluntly say what others are hinting at or hiding.
Boat Sketcher I love sketching and designing objects, especially boats.
Born Gambler I'm a born gambler who can't resist taking a risk for a potential payoff.
Boundless Optimistism Nothing can shake my optimistic attitude.
Breaking Things I enjoy being strong and like breaking things.
Bundle in my Arms I sleep with my back to a wall or tree, with everything I own wrapped in a bundle in my arms.
Business Collegues The job is important, but the relationships I forge with my coworkers are even more so.
Busy Hands I am always working on some project or other.
Calm Exercise I feel most at peace during physical exertion, be it exercise or battle.
Casing the Place The first thing I do in a new place is note the locations of everything valuable—or where such things could be hidden.
Center of Attention I get bitter if I'm not the center of attention.
Challenge Me The best way to get me to do something is to tell me I can't do it.
Cheaters Never Win I have a strong sense of fair play and always try to find the most equitable solution to arguments.
Check their Pockets No risk is too great for the rewards of defeating my enemies... and taking their stuff.
Clean Hands I don't like to get my hands dirty, and I won't be caught dead in unsuitable accommodations.
Code of Honor I have a strong code of honor or sense of propriety that others don't comprehend.
Cold Hearted By living among violent people, I have become desensitized to violence.
Common Ground I can find common ground between the fiercest enemies, empathizing with them and always working toward peace.
Commoner's Blood Despite my noble birth, I do not place myself above other folk. We all have the same blood.
Control Freak To prosper, you have to be in control.
Cosmic Plan I connect everything that happens to me to a grand, cosmic plan.
Crewmates My friends are my crew; we sink or float together.
Crude Humor I have a crude sense of humor.
Cultural Respect When I arrive at a new settlement for the first time, I must learn all its customs.
Curious Eating Habits I have my own ideas about what is and is not food, and I find the eating habits of those around me fascinating, confusing, or revolting.
Customer is Right The customer is always right.
Cutthroat Attitude I didn't have the cutthroat attitude necessary to succeed. I won't make that mistake again.
Cutting Corners I was cutting corners and breaking deals to maximize profit. That's why I failed.
Defuse Tension Nobody stays angry at me or around me for long, since I can defuse any amount of tension.
Desperate for Money My heart wasn't in being a merchant, so I failed. I'm not all that keen on adventuring either, but I need the money.
Different Assumptions I have different assumptions from those around me concerning personal space, blithely invading others' space in innocence, or reacting to ignorant invasion of my own.
Dirty Hands I don't mind getting my hands dirty.
Do My Best Anything worth doing is worth doing best.
Do, not say I judge people by their actions, not their words.
Don't Step There Traps don't make me nervous. Idiots who trigger traps make me nervous.
Down, not out I might fail, but I will never give up.
Driven Willpower When I set my mind to something, I follow through no matter what gets in my way.
Dumb it Down I... speak... slowly... when talking... to idiots,... which... almost... everyone... is... compared... to me.
Dusty ole Tomb I'm happier in a dusty old tomb than I am in the centers of civilization.
Duty Bound My parent taught me a sense of duty. I strive to uphold it, even when the odds are against me.
Earnest Living I love gold but won't cheat a friend.
Easily Bored I get bored easily. When am I going to get on with my destiny?
Easy to Start I'm easily startled, but I'm not a coward.
Eloquent Flattery My eloquent flattery makes everyone I talk to feel like the most wonderful and important person in the world.
Embellishing Storyteller I stretch the truth for the sake of a good story.
Embrace Hard Work I'm not afraid of hard work—in fact, I prefer it.
Embrace Obsticles Obstacles exist to be overcome.
Embrace the Impossible I enjoy doing things others believe to be impossible.
Emotional Fortitude I am always calm, no matter what the situation. I never raise my voice or let my emotions control me.
Everyone's Friend If I can be everyone's friend, I'll always have support.
Everything has a Cost I think of everything in terms of monetary value.
Evil Hidden Intentions I think anyone who's nice to me is hiding evil intent.
Exercise Routine I have a daily exercise routine that I refuse to break.
Expensive Lifestyle I'm used to the very best in life, and that's a hard habit to break.
Explorer I would risk life and limb to discover a new culture or unravel the secrets of a dead one.
Extreme Solutions I'm quick to jump to extreme solutions. Why risk a lesser option not working?
Eye in the Storm I become cantankerous and quiet in the rain.
Fake Smile No one can fake a smile, a handshake, or an interested nod like I can.
Fame Over Money Fame is more important to me than money.
Fashionista I take great pains to always look my best and follow the latest fashions.
Fear Nothing I laugh heartily, feel deeply, and fear nothing.
Fiddling and Breaking I'm always picking things up, absently fiddling with them, and sometimes accidentally breaking them.
Fidgity I don't like to sit idle.
Fight like Gentlemen You might think I'm a scholar, but I love a good brawl. These fists were made for punching.
Flattering Trick Flattery is my preferred trick for getting what I want.
Fond of Puzzles I'm extremely fond of puzzles.
Friend over Foe I would rather make a new friend than a new enemy.
Friendly Litter I watch over my friends as if they were a litter of newborn pups.
Friendly Wager I never pass up a friendly wager.
Friends over a Flagon I enjoy sailing into new ports and making new friends over a flagon of ale.
Fun in AI I can't believe I have a chance to join Acquisitions Incorporated! The fun I'm going to have!
Gambling Addict I've lost so much to gambling that I refuse to spend money on anything anymore.
God for Each Day of Week I keep multiple holy symbols on me and invoke whatever deity might come in useful at any given moment.
Good Retort I love a good insult, even one directed at me.
Gossiper Whenever I come to a new place, I collect local rumors and spread gossip.
Grand Philosophy I am working on a grand philosophical theory and love sharing my ideas.
Grave Robber I have no qualms about stealing from the dead.
Grunting Isolation I've been isolated for so long that I rarely speak, preferring gestures and the occasional grunt.
Haggler I don't part with my money easily and will haggle tirelessly to get the best deal possible.
Hand Always Raised I ask a lot of questions.
Hard Work I work hard; nature offers no handouts.
Hate Fishing I love being on the water but hate fishing.
Haughty Legacy Living up to my legacy will be difficult, but I'm going to do it.
Haunted by War I'm haunted by memories of war. I can't get the images of violence out of my mind.
Head-on Solutions I face problems head-on. A simple, direct solution is the best path to success.
Heart on my Sleave I fall in and out of love easily, and am always pursuing someone.
Helping Hand If someone is in trouble, I'm always ready to lend help.
Hero's Shadow I will never get out of my famous parent's shadow, and no one else will ever understand this burden.
Hidden Scraps I hide scraps of food and trinkets away in my pockets.
Hopeless Romantic I'm a hopeless romantic, always searching for that "special someone".
Horribly Awkward I am horribly, horribly awkward in social situations.
Houdini Crawlspaces I like to squeeze into small places where no one else can get to me.
I'm Famous I'm well known for my work, and I want to make sure everyone appreciates it. I'm always taken aback when people haven't heard of me.
Idolize Hero I idolize a particular hero of my faith, and constantly refer to that person's deeds and example.
Inspiring and Cautionary Tales I'm full of inspiring and cautionary tales from my military experience relevant to almost every combat situation.
Instill Confidence I'm confident in my own abilities and do what I can to instill confidence in others.
Into my Pocket I pocket anything I see that might have some value.
Kindness and Generosity The common folk love me for my kindness and generosity.
Kiss Up It's only a matter of time before I'll be upper management. I just have to kiss up to my superiors and kick down those beneath me.
Lady Luck I'm one of Lady Luck's favored. Anything I try is destined to succeed.
Law Overshadows Good The law doesn't protect the honest and the hard working. I'm going to do whatever needs to be done to make things right.
Lessons from Nature I have a lesson for every situation, drawn from observing nature.
Lie for Anything Nothing rattles me; I have a lie for every occasion.
Listen to Each Side I'm willing to listen to every side of an argument before I make my own judgment.
Listen to Me I love talking and being heard more than I like to listen.
Lost Favor My favor, once lost, is lost forever.
Lost Many Friends I've lost too many friends, and I'm slow to make new ones.
Low Profile I can't be sure who I've swindled, cheated, or defeated, so I keep a low profile in public.
Macabre Aesthetic I have morbid interests and a macabre aesthetic.
Make You Tick I always want to know how things work and what makes people tick.
Malapropism I misuse long words in an attempt to sound smarter.
Mind Readers Everywhere I'm convinced that people are always trying to steal my secrets.
Missing Supplies I know this dagger belongs to the company, but I'm sure they won't miss it. Or this flask. Or this armor.
Moon Swings I change my mood or my mind as quickly as I change key in a song.
No Common Criminal I am no common criminal; I am a mastermind.
No Delay Thinking is for other people. I prefer action.
No Haggling I dislike bargaining; state your price and mean it.
No Man Left Behind Nothing is more important than life, and I never leave anyone in danger.
Nothing is Certain Nothing is certain. Planning is a coward's act.
Obviously Oblivious I often get lost in my own thoughts and contemplation, becoming oblivious to my surroundings.
Omen Seeker I see omens in every event and action. The gods try to speak to us, we just need to listen.
One Weak Moment I have beaten my addiction, but all it takes is one weak moment and I'll be back at the card table.
Opportunity for Coin Never pass up the opportunity to make an easy bit of coin. That's my motto.
Opportunity Knocks Every copper wants to be a silver. Each bet is an opportunity.
Out of Breath I once ran twenty-five miles without stopping to warn to my clan of an approaching orc horde. I'd do it again if I had to.
Out of my Depth I never accept that I'm out of my depth.
Overcome Anything I know I'm not the best and brightest, but if I put my best self forward, I can overcome anything.
Pack Rat I'm a pack rat who never throws anything away.
Paint This Fence I like a job well done, especially if I can convince someone else to do it.
Pathological Liar I lie about almost everything, even when there's no reason to.
Patient Teacher I'm used to helping out those who aren't as smart as I am, and I patiently explain anything and everything to others.
Peaceful Solutions I prefer to solve problems without violence, but I finish fights decisively.
Perfect Bet The perfect bet is out there somewhere. I just have to keep my eyes open.
Perfectionist I'll settle for nothing less than perfection.
Personal Ritual I have a personal ritual, mantra, or relaxation method I use to deal with stress.
Pigpen Appearance I don't like to bathe.
Polysyllabic Words I use polysyllabic words that convey the impression of great erudition.
Praise Me, Not Others I get irritated if people praise someone else and not me.
Quiet but Meaningful I speak rarely but mean every word I say.
Quiet Time I need long stretches of quiet to clear my head.
Raised by Wolves I was, in fact, raised by wolves.
Regal Bearing No one could doubt by looking at my regal bearing that I am a cut above the unwashed masses.
Risk Taker I don't pay attention to the risks in a situation. Never tell me the odds.
Sailor Talk My language is as foul as an otyugh nest.
Salt Your Fields If you do me an injury, I will crush you, ruin your name, and salt your fields.
Sarcastic Insulter Sarcasm and insults are my weapons of choice.
Sea Paradise A pipe, an ale, and the smell of the sea: paradise.
Sea Smile When the sea is within my sight, my mood is jovial and optimistic.
Sea Tales I have an endless supply of cautionary tales related to the sea.
Searching for Sunrise I enjoy doing things others believe to be impossible.
Secluded Worship I've spent so long in the temple that I have little practical experience dealing with people in the outside world.
Short Fuse I blow up at the slightest insult.
Signature Emblem A signature piece of clothing or distinct weapon serves as an emblem of who I am.
Single-Minded When I get an idea, I am single-minded in its execution—even if it's a terrible idea.
Slow to Trust I am incredibly slow to trust. Those who seem the fairest often have the most to hide.
Small Traditional Rituals I begin or end my day with small traditional rituals that are unfamiliar to those around me.
Smart Superiors My superiors are smarter and wiser than I am. I do what I'm told.
Storyteller I know a story relevant to almost every situation.
Strange Religious Practices I honor my deities through practices that are foreign to this land.
Stressful Cackle I laugh loudly and see the humor in stressful situations.
Stupid Bosses My former boss was an idiot. So was my boss before that. And before that. I'm sure those were all coincidences.
Supernatural Affinity I had an encounter that I believe gives me a special affinity with a supernatural creature or event.
Survival of the Fittest I place no stock in wealthy or well-mannered folk. Money and manners won't save you from a hungry owlbear.
Take my Hand When I see others struggling, I offer to help.
The Gods Shun Me I'm beginning to feel like the gods are not on my side.
The Greatest Corperation This company is so much better than my previous one. It will always be the best until they stop paying me.
The Lucky One Luck favors me, and I take risks others might not.
The Stare Down I can stare down a hell hound without flinching.
Thrive Under Pressure I thrive under pressure.
Tome Thumper I quote (or misquote) sacred texts and proverbs in almost every situation.
Tremendous Empathy I feel tremendous empathy for all who suffer.
Trials of the Adventurer I've seen enough of the adventuring life to have realistic expectations and empathy for my peers.
Trophy Collect I compulsively seek to collect trophies of my travels and victories.
True Faith I am tolerant (or intolerant) of other faiths and respect (or condemn) the worship of other gods.
Uncouthed I'm oblivious to etiquette and social expectations.
Underestimate Me I let people underestimate me, revealing my full competency only to those close to me.
Unmoved by Nature I am unmoved by the wrath of nature.
Unrespectful Employer My previous employer didn't respect me, and now I'll do whatever I can to gain respect.
Utterly Serene I am utterly serene, even in the face of disaster.
Very Dependable I am dependable.
Very Reliable My friends know they can rely on me, no matter what.
Wanderlust I'm driven by a wanderlust that led me away from home.
Watchful I would rather observe than meddle
Well Mannered I'm always polite and respectful.
Well Prepared I always have a plan for when things go wrong.
Well Read I've read every book in the world's greatest libraries—or I like to boast that I have.
When in Chult I'm a stickler when it comes to observing proper etiquette and local customs
Wise Leader The leader of my community had something wise to say on every topic, and I am eager to share that wisdom.
Witty Aphorisms I'm full of witty aphorisms and have a proverb for every occasion.
Work Hard, Play Fair I'm rude to people who lack my commitment to hard work and fair play.
Work Hard, Play Harder I work hard so that I can play hard when the work is done.
Work Life Imbalance The job is everything to me. Who needs relaxation, hobbies, and a social life?
Work Talk I like to talk at length about my profession.
World Against Me It doesn't matter if the whole world's against me. I'll always do what I think is right.
Worn Hands Rich folk don't know the satisfaction of hard work.
Wrong Place, Wrong Time I'm always in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Wronged in Life I've been wronged my entire life, and the world owes me.
You Bumped Into Me To me, a tavern brawl is a nice way to get to know a new city.

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