you spent a good portion of your life sailing the high seas. You however were not a sailor of good repute, you were a pirate. You plundered ships, and raided port towns.
Skill Proficiencies: you gain proficiency in Intimidation, and deception.
Tool Proficiencies: You gain proficiency with navigators tool’s, and with water vehicles.
Languages: You know the thieves cant, and one other language of your choice.
Equipment: you have a flask, grappling hook, and a rapier.
place in the crew.
everyone in the crew has a specific job and set of responsibilities.
d6 place in the crew.
1 Captain, you are the master of the ship. Your word is your bond, and is as good as law.
2 First mate. You are used to being the second in command. You are the eyes, ears, and mouth of the captain. Loyalty is the most important thing to you
3 Boarding party. You are the tip of the spear, you specialise in close combat and creating fear in your enemies
4 Slave. You come from a low place in the world, doing all of the cleaning and maintenance on board the ship. Nobody knows all the crooks and crannies of a ship like you do.
5 Cook. A hungry crew is a useless crew. You are a master at creating ship food seem edible
6 Ambassador. Every ship needs someone who can go on land or aboard other ships and be the public face of the crew. Someone who can look and seem trustworthy and law abiding, that is you. You are a silver tongued con-man
Feature: No honour.
You come from a dark and seedy background where everyone is trying to get the upper hand on everyone else. As such you have learned too read people and see the true intentions behind their words and actions. You have advantage on (wisdom) insight checks.
You should think about why your character would have turned to piracy, and what their position in the crew means for how they interact out in the world. A captain would act almost as a nobleman in the world expecting respect and reverence versus a slave who would likely choice to be unseen whenever possible.
d8 Personality Trait
1 I always have a plan for what to do when things go wrong
2 I am incredibly slow to trust, those who seem fairest often have to most to hide.
3 I don’t pay attention to the risks, never tell me the odds.
4 I am always calm, no after the situation. I never raise my voice or let my emotions control me.
5 My freinds know they can rely on me, no matter what.
6 I stretch the truth for the sake of a good story.
7 To me a tavern brawl is a nice way to get to know a new city.
8 I enjoy sailing into new ports and making new friends over a flagon of ale.
1 Honour. I don’t steal from others in the trade. (Lawful)
2 Charity. I steal from the wealthy to help those in need. (Good)
3 Greed. I will do whatever it takes to become wealthy. (Evil)
4 Freedom. The sea is freedom, the freedom to go anywhere and do anything. (Chaotic)
5 Mastery. I am a predator and the other ships are my prey. (Evil)
6 People. I’m committed to my crewmates not ideals. (Neutral)
1 I’m loyal to my captain first everything else second.
2 The ship is most important, crewmates and captains come and go.
3 In a harbour town i have a paramour whose eyes nearly stole me from the sea.
4 Something important was taken from me. I aim to get it back.
5 I will become the greatest pirate who ever lived.
6 Someone i loved died because of a mistake that i made. That will never happen again.
1 An innocent person is in prison for a crime that I committed, I’m ok with that.
2 If there’s a plan ill forget it. If I don’t forget it, i will ignore it.
3 When i see something valuable i cant think about anything but how to steal it.
4 Once someone questions my courage i never back down, no matter how dangerous the situation.
5 I cant help but to pocket loose coins and other trinkets that i come accross.
6 My pride will probably lead to my destruction.