Character creation


Characters must use the Standard Array when determining attributes (15, 14, 13, 12, 10, 8)


The Human (variant) is the only race available to players in this campaign, but with the following modifications:

  • Ability Score Increase: Increase one ability score of your choice by 2, and a second ability score by 1.
  • Skills: You gain proficiency in two skills of your choice.
  • Feat: You gain one feat of your choice (except Lucky).
  • Names: (Male) Alexandru, Bela, Cosmin, Dimitry, Horatiu, Ionache, Lucian, Mircea, Nicolae, Ovidiu, Petru, Radu, orin, Vasile, Zaharia; (female) Anica, Bianca, Costela, Draguta, Florica, Izabela, Lizuca, Marilena, Nadezhda, Nicoleta, Rodika, Simona, Uta, Viorela, Ylenia.


The following classes are common and automatically approved. Other classes may be approved upon consulting with the DM.

  • Cleric (Light, Life, and Trickery only)
  • Fighter
  • Ranger
  • Rogue
  • Sorcerer (Wild Mage only)
  • Warlock

The following classes are rare. Only one member of the party may possess levels in these classes.

  • Barbarian
  • Bard
  • Druid
  • Paladin (Oath of Virtue and Oath of Vengeance only)
  • Wizard (any except Divination – divination magic does not function normally in Ravenloft)


The following backgrounds are available.

  • Acolyte
  • Charlatan
  • Criminal
  • Entertainer
  • Folk Hero
  • Guild Artisan
  • Outlander (called “Mountain Man/Woman”)
  • Sage
  • Soldier

Character creation

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