You come from a humble social rank, perhaps working as a farmer, servant, or laborer. Although your background is not as glamorous as others, you find it easy to blend in wherever you go and have a sort of folksy wisdom that can sometimes help you out of a jam.

Skill Proficiencies: Insight, Nature
Tool Proficiencies: Any two artisan’s tools of your choice
Languages: One of your choice
Equipment: Common clothes, iron pot, spade, flask of rotgut, tool kit (appropriate to your profession), 15 gp

When you choose this background, choose a profession that is found among the common folk, or roll a d20 and consult the following table to determine your particular expertise.

d20 Result
1–2 Fisher
3 Forester
4–7 Laborer
8–11 Messenger
12 Sailor
13–16 Serf
17–18 Servant
19 Shepherd
20 Trapper

Trait—Salt of the Earth: Since you come from the ranks of the common folk, you fit in among them with ease. You can find a place to hide, rest, or recuperate among commoners, unless you have shown yourself to be a danger to them. They will shield you from the law or anyone else searching for you, though they will not risk their lives for you.


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