Family Background by Homeland & Culture (Pendragon 5th Edition)

FATHER’S CLASS

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INHERITED GLORY, SKILLS, TRAITS, PASSIONS & OUTFIT

Legionarius          

Glory:  3d6+50

18 skills points, Awareness +1, Spear +1, Sword +1, Grapple +2, Dagger +3

Proud +1, Prudent +1d3, Selfish +1d3+2, Cruel +1d6, Valorous +1, Honor +1d3, Loyalty (Lord) +1

Legionarius Outfit

 

Squire

Glory:  6d6

20 skill points, Alertness +2, Heraldry +2 (substitute Recognize in the Uther – Anarchy periods), Horsemanship +2

Energetic +1d3, Modest +1d3, Prudent +1d3, Valorous +1d6, Loyalty (Lord) +3

Outfit 1 (Footsoldier’s Outfit for Irish and Pictish characters)

 

Mercenary Knight

Glory:  6d6+100

20 skill points, Sword +3, any other weapon +3

Cruel +1d6, Valorous +1d3

Outfit 2 (Outfit 3 for Roman characters)

 

Warrior

Glory:  6d6+50

24 skill points, Awareness +2, Spear +2, Cultural Weapon +3

Proud +1, Reckless +1d3, Valorous +1d3+2, Honor +1d6, Loyalty (Lord) +3

Cultural Warrior Outfit

 

Family Chieftain

Glory:  2d6+100

28 skill points, Cultural Weapon +2

Love (family) +1d3, Valorous +1d3, Honor +1d3, Loyalty (Lord) +1d3+3

Cultural Warrior Outfit

 

Tribal or Clan Chieftain

Glory:  6d6+250

30 skill points, Cultural Weapon +3

Valorous +1d3, Loyalty (Clan) 2d6+6, Honor +1d6

Cultural Warrior Outfit

 

Bachelor Knight

Glory:  6d6+250

26 skill points

Valorous +1, Loyalty (Lord) +3, Honor +1

Outfit 3 (Outfit 2 for Frankish, Irish, Pictish & Saxon characters)

 

Vassal Knight

Glory:  6d6+250

30 skill points

Valorous +2, Loyalty (Lord) +4, Honor +1

Outfit 3 (Outfit 2 for Frankish, Irish, Pictish & Saxon characters)

 

Banneret Knight

Glory:  6d6+250

32 skill points

Valorous +3, Loyalty (Lord) +5, Honor +1d3

Two rolls on the Luck table

Outfit 3 (Outfit 2 for Frankish, Pictish & Saxon characters)

 

Officer

Glory:  6d6+300

26 skill points plus see below

Valorous +1, Loyalty (Lord) +4, Honor +1d3

  • Seneschal: Stewardship +4, Intrigue +2, Hospitality +1d3
  • Marshal: Battle +3, Valorous +1d3
  • Butler: Courtesy +3, Intrigue +1, Generous +3
  • Chamberlain: Read (Latin) +4, Heraldry +2 (substitute Recognize in the Uther – Anarchy periods)
  • Constable: Tourney +3 (substitute Battle in the Uther – Anarchy periods), Horsemanship +2
  • Forester: Awareness +2, Falconry +2, Hunting +4
  • Castellan: Battle +2, Courtesy +2, Stewardship +2

Outfit 4 (Outfit 3 for Frankish & Saxon characters)

 

Lord

Glory:  6d6+300

26 skill points, Courtesy +2, Heraldry +2 (substitute Recognize in the Uther – Anarchy periods), Intrigue +2, Battle +2, Sword +2, Spear +2

Proud +1d3, Loyalty (Lord) +6, Honor +3, Valorous +1d3

Three rolls on the Luck table

Outfit 4 (Outfit 3 for Saxon characters)

 

Free Holding Knight

Glory:  6d6+250

26 skill points, Stewardship +2, Courtesy +2, Intrigue +2, Battle +2, Sword +2

Proud +1d3, Loyalty (Lord) +1d3, Honor +1d3, Valorous +1d3

Two rolls on the Luck table

Outfit 4

 

INHERITED OUTFITS

 

UTHER-BOY KING PERIOD

Legionarius Outfit

Leather and open helm (4 pt), spear, legionary shield (9 pt), sword, dagger, clothing worth 60d.

Cymric Warrior’s Outfit

Leather armor (4 pt), spear, shield, sword, clothing worth 90d.

Pictish Warrior’s Outfit

No armor, 2 great spears, 5 javelins, great axe, dagger, clothing worth 10d.

Irish Warrior’s Outfit

Leather armor (4 points), 2 spears, shield, sword, dagger, clothing worth 60d.

Saxon Warrior’s Outfit

Cuirbouilli (6 pt), 2 spears, shield, sword, great axe, 3 javelins, dagger, clothing worth 60d.

Outfit 1

Rouncy, leather armor (4 pt), spear, shield, sword, dagger, clothing worth 90d.

Outfit 2

Charger, cuirbouilli (6 pt), spear, shield, sword, dagger, clothing worth 120d.

Oufit 3

Charger, rouncy, Norman chainmail (10 pt), 2 spears, shield, sword, dagger, clothing worth 1L.

Oufit 4

Charger, palfrey, 2 rouncies, Norma chainmail (10 pt), 2 spears, shield, sword, any one other available weapon, dagger, clothing worth 2L, 120d in money.

Outfit 5

2 chargers, palfrey, 2 rouncies, Norman chainmail (10 pt), 2 spears, shield, sword, any one other available weapon, dagger, clothing worth 4L, 1L in money.

Oufit 6

2 chargers, palfrey, 2 rouncies, Norman chainmail (10 pt), 2 spears, shield, sword, any one other available weapon, dagger, clothing worth 2L, 120d in money.

 

CONQUEST-TWILIGHT PERIOD

Foorsoldier’s Outfit

Leather armor (4 pt), great spear, sword or other cultural weapon, dagger, clothing worth 80d.

Cymric Warrior’s Outfit

Leather armor (4 pt), spear, shield, sword, dagger, clothing worth 120d.

Pictish Warrior’s Outfit

No armor, 2 great spears, 5 javelins, great axe, dagger, clothing worth 10d.

Irish Warrior’s Outfit

Leather armor (4 points), 2 spears, shield, sword, dagger, clothing worth 60d.

Saxon Warrior’s Outfit

Cuirbouilli (6 pt), 2 spears, shield, sword, great axe, 3 javelins, dagger, clothing worth 60d.

Outfit 1

2 rouncies, cuirbouilli (6 pt), spear, shield, sword, dagger, clothing worth 120d.

Outfit 2

Charger, 2 rouncies, Norman chainmail (10 pt), 2 spears, shield, sword, 5 jousting lances, dagger, clothing worth 1L.

Oufit 3

Charger, palfrey, rouncy, reinforced chainmail armor (12 pt), 2 spears, shield, sword, any one other weapon, 5 jousting lances, dagger, clothing worth 2L., 1L in money, 1 squire.

Oufit 4

1 Andalusian charger, palfrey, courser, 2 rouncies, reinforced chainmail armor (12 pt), 2 spears, shield, sword, any one other weapon, 5 jousting lances, dagger, clothing worth 4L., 2L in money, 2 squires.

Outfit 5

1 destrier, 1 Barb charger, 1 Camargue palfrey, 1 rouncy, 1 sumpter, partial plate armor (14 pt), leather hunting armor (2 pts), 6 spears, 2 shields, 2 swords, any two other weapons, 10 jousting lances, dagger, clothing worth 8L., 2L in money, 3 squires.

Oufit 6

1 Frisian destrier, 1 Andalusian chargers, 1 Camargue palfrey, 2 rouncies, 1 sumpter, partial plate armor (14 pt), engraved hunting leather armor (2 pt), 6 spears, 2 shields, 2 swords, any four other weapons, 10 jousting lances, dagger, clothing worth 10L., 3L in money, 4 squires.

 

LUCK BENEFITS

 

d20 roll CYMRIC d20 roll AQUITANIAN d20 roll FRANKISH
01 3d20 denarii. 01 3d20 +60 denarii. 01 3d20 +60 denarii.
02-03 3d20+120 denarii. 02 1 Librum (240 denarii). 02-03 1 Librum (240 denarii).
04-06 1 Librum (240 denarii). 03-04 1d3 Librum. 04 1d3 Librum.
07 1d3 Librum. 05 1d6 Librum. 05 1d6 Librum.
08 1d6 Librum. 06-07 Your forebear died heroically: +100 Glory. 06 Your forebear died heroically: +100 Glory.
09 Family heirloom:  Christian* sacred relic, roll a d6 (1=finger, 2=tears, 3-4=hair, 5=bone fragment, 6=blood) 08-10 Your ancestor was a Visigoth king (1d6+2 generations back):  +100 Glory and a jeweled sword worth 1d3 Librum. 07-10 Family heirloom:  a brooch.  Roll 1d6 for value (1-3 = silver worth 1 L., 4-5 = gold worth 3 L., 6 = silver with diamond worth 5 L.).
10 Family heirloom:  Ancient bronze sword (+1 to Sword skill when used).  Breaks as a non-sword in combat due to its weak blade.  Worth 2L. 11-12 A sumpter 11-13 A magical healing potion that heals 1d6 damage once.  Priceless.
11 Family heirloom:  Blessed spear (+1 modifier to Spear skill when used, until broken).  Worth 120 denarii. Note: Replace with a lance after the Anarchy period 13-15 A rouncy 14-15 A sumpter
12 Family heirloom:  Decorated saddle.  Worth 1 Librum. 16 A charger 16 A rouncy
13 Family heirloom:  Engraved finger ring.  Roll 1d6 for value (1-4 = silver ring worth 120 denarii, 5-6 = gold ring worth 2 L.). 17 A Barb courser 17 A charger
14 Family heirloom:  Armband.  Roll 1d6 for value (1-5 = silver band worth 1 L., 5-6 = gold band worth 8 L.). 18 An Andalusian charger 18 An Andalusian charger
15 Family heirloom:  Valuable cloak worth 1 Librum.  Roll 1d6 for origin (1-2 = Byzantine, 3=German, 4-5=Spanish, 6=Roman). 19 Upgrade your Outfit by 1 19 Upgrade your Outfit by 1
16 A magical healing potion that heals 1d6 damage once.  Priceless. 20 Roll twice more, re-rolling further rolls of “20”. 20 Roll twice more, re-rolling further rolls of “20”.
17-18 A charger
19 Upgrade your Outfit by 1
20 Roll twice more, re-rolling further rolls of “20”.
* Pagan Cymri gain 1d6 L. in place of this relic.

 

d20 roll IRISH & MANX d20 roll PICT d20 roll ROMANS
01 3d20 +60 denarii. 01-03 3d20 denarii. 01 3d20 +60 denarii.
02 1 Librum (240 denarii). 04 Your forebear died heroically: +100 Glory. 02-03 1 Librum (240 denarii).
03-04 Your forebear died heroically: +100 Glory. 05 A rouncy 04 1d3 Librum.
05 A Connacht rouncy. 06-10 You bear a magical tattoo that provides 2 points of armor 05-06 1d6 Librum.
06-10 A charger 11 You have a magical charger, +1 movement rate and +1d3 armor 07-10 Your ancestors came to Britain from Rome(1d6+2 generations back): +100 Glory.
11 An Irish courser 12 1d3 magical healing potions that heal 1d6 damage.  Priceless. 11-12 A charger
12-16 Your are a descendant of a king (1d6+2 generations back):  +150 Glory 13 The faeries have gifted you with a magical great spear of impressive power, +2 to Spear skill until broken.  +100 Glory.  Priceless. 13 An Andalusian charger
17 1d3 magical healing potions that heal 1d6 damage.  Priceless. 14-15 1d6 magical healing potions that heal 1d6 damage.  Priceless. 14 A Barb courser
18 A love potion.  Priceless. 16 1d3 love potions.  Priceless. 15-16 A magical healing potion that heals 1d6 damage once.  Priceless.
19 Upgrade your Outfit by 1 17-19 1d3 strong healing potions (each heals 6 damage).  Priceless. 17-18 A strong healing potion that heals 6 points of damage once.  Priceless.
20 Roll twice more, re-rolling further rolls of “20”. 20 Roll twice more, re-rolling further rolls of “20”. 19 Upgrade your Outfit by 1
20 Roll twice more, re-rolling further rolls of “20”.

 

d20 roll SAXON d20 roll SAXON (continued)
01-03  3d20 denarii. 14 You have a part-share in a ship.  Check with the gamemaster for details.
04 1d3 Librum. 15 You have a blessed axe.  +1 to Great Axe skill when used.  Breaks normally.  Worth 2 Librum.
05-07 Wotan is your ancestor: +200 Glory 16-18 A magical healing potion that heals 1d6 damage once.  Priceless.
08-10 A sumpter 19 Upgrade your Outfit by 1
11 A rouncy 20 Roll twice more, re-rolling further rolls of “20”.
12-13 A charger



 

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