When a person dedicates his lions share of life for the love of something, he ultimately manages to get it but the price paid for the thing that a person seeks from the Heart is only known by him and he is the only one who the worth of thing that he as sacrificed for.
Sage in Dungeons & Dragons is like a person whose love of knowledge led him spent an adventurous life. As a Sage, you have been to places that not everyone can reach. Your love for knowledge has made you do things like scouring the manuscripts; you have studied scrolls as well. And anything that sparks your interest; you listen to the experts of those subjects. All these endeavors have made you a master of your discipline.
Skill Proficiencies: Your skills proficiencies include: Arcana and history
Languages: You can two languages of your choice
Equipment: Equipment includes, a bottle of black ink, a quill, a small knife, a letter from a dead colleague posing a question you have not been able to answer, a set of common clothes, and a belt pouch containing 10 GP.
While playing a sage you have to define one of your specialty which is to say your Scholarly training. So, you have to select your specialty from the given table or roll d8 to define which will be your specialty from the table given;
You carve knowledge and you try to recall what you already know and thing that you don’t know about you put efforts to seek the answer for it. Research is your feature and to you seek knowledge about the thing which you don’t know from the library, from an expert or from another sage or from university.
looking at your feature a DM can pose you different situations and give you a call that the answer that you were looking for is hard to find and DM puts you in an adventurous situation.
|1||I use polysyllabic words that convey the impression of great erudition.|
|2||I have read every book in the world’s greatest libraries— or I like to boast that I have.|
|3||I’m used to helping out those who aren’t as smart as I am, and I patiently explain anything and everything to|
|4||There’s nothing I like more than a good mystery.|
|5||I am willing to listen to every side of an argument before I make my own judgment.|
|6||I speak slowly when talking to idiots, which almost everyone is compared to me.|
|7||I am horribly, horribly awkward in social situations.|
|8||I am convinced that people are always trying to steal my secrets.|
|1||Knowledge The path to power and self-improvement is through knowledge. (Neutral)|
|2||Beauty What is beautiful points us beyond itself|
toward what is true. (Good)
|3||Logic Emotions must not cloud our logical thinking. (Lawful)|
|4||No Limits Nothing should fetter the infinite possibility inherent in all existence. (Chaotic)|
|5||Power Knowledge is the path to power and domination. (Evil)|
|6||Self-Improvement The goal of a life of study is the betterment of oneself. (Any)|
|1||It is my duty to protect my students.|
|2||I have an ancient text that holds terrible secrets that must not fall into the wrong hands.|
|3||I work to preserve a library, university, scriptorium, or monastery.|
|4||My life’s work is a series of tomes related to a specific field of lore.|
|5||I have been searching for my whole life for the answer to a|
|6||I sold my soul for knowledge. I hope to do great deeds and win it back.|
|1||I am easily distracted by the promise of information.|
|2||Most people scream and run when they see a demon. I stop and take notes on its anatomy.|
|3||Unlocking an ancient mystery is worth the price of civilization.|
|4||I overlook obvious solutions in favor of complicated ones.|
|5||I speak without really thinking through my words, invariably insulting others.|
|6||I can’t keep a secret to save my life, or anyone else’s.|
Why roleplay a Sage?
For those who wants an adventure alongside they have a keen interest in knowing things that most people don’t know, sage is the perfect 5e background to go for. Spice up your mundane routine of just seeking knowledge and answers and dive into the world full of adventure and joy by roleplaying Sage.