Character Creation Rules

Current Creation Level: 5

Ability Scores
There are two options to generate ability scores Roll or Point Buy.
  • Roll 4d6 drop lowest reroll 1’s (this option is only available on Specific Dates.)
      Jan. 22nd
      Feb 15th Launch Day
      By appointment
  • Point Buy ( Page 169 Dungeon Masters Guide) 28 Points. Here is an easy to use Calculator

In Forgotten Realms everything is possible, however below is a list of eligible races to select from with the exception of flying races which are strongly discouraged.
Base Races
Races of Faerun
Faerun Players Handbook
Other races allowed based on background and with Dungeon Master Approval.

Open- Lawful Good, Neutral Good, Chaotic Good
Restricted (plays well with others, Background Required) – Neutral
Prohibited – Neutral Evil, Lawful Evil, Chaotic Evil

Open – Base Classes (Players HandBook);
Background Required, plays well with others – Advanced Classes (WotC Published) list;
Restricted GM approval – 3rd Party Published (OGL designed classes)

Open – Players Handbook; Forgotten Realms books;
Restricted – all others require GM approval. (further from core, less likely for approval)

Flaws Unlike traits, flaws are entirely negative in their impact on a character’s capabilities.
Every Character can have up to 2 flaws.
Open – Unearthed Arcana
Restricted – all others

Traits – Each character is required to roll on the trait table.
Open – Unearthed Arcana

Due to the back story loss of non carried wealth, each character starts with 7000 gp in items and wealth

Character Creation Rules

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