You are an arcana spy homebrew ancestral, which is why some wizards distrust each other. Your occupation before you were a copyist of spells from spellbooks and sold them to the highest bidder. This could have been another magician or the original owner.

  • Skill Proficiencies Stealth and Arcana
  • Tool Proficiencies: Tools for Thieves and Supplies for Calligraphers
  • Equipment Thieves’ Tools: A Grappling Hook, Hempen Rope and a Scholar’s Pack. Also, a 100-page journal, Traveler’s Clothes and a Hooded Cloak.

Spell Scribe Feature

You should quickly copy any information that you find when you have to do something for money. Non-magical Spell Scrolls can be made from spells that you have found.

You can copy spells from other sources and use them at a later time, but the scroll cannot be used for creating spells. Scroll creation takes approximately 5 minutes for each level of spell. Cantrips take just 2 minutes.

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Suggestions Characteristics Of Arcana Spy Homebrew Background

Personality trait

d8 Personality trait
1 I always have a plan of action for when things go wrong.
2 No matter the circumstance, I remain calm. I never raise my voice or let my emotions control me.
3 When I arrive in a new location, the first thing that I do is to note where valuable items are located or hide them.
4 I love to speak in detail about my profession.
5 I am not one to part with my hard-earned money and will bargain tirelessly for the best deal.
6 I don’t care about the odds of completing a mission, so please don’t try to tell me.
7 Telling me that I can’t does it is the best way to convince me to do something.
8 It is worth doing well anything that you do. It’s a natural trait in mine: I am perfectionist.


d6 Ideal
1 Generosity. My talents were given to me so that I could help the world. (Good)
2 People. I am dedicated to the people and things that I care about. (Neutral)
3 Greed. It’s all about money. (Evil).
4 Honor. I don’t steal from others in trade. (Lawful).
5 Freedom. Everyone should be able to choose how they live. (Chaotic).
6 Aspiration. Aspiration. (Any)


d6 Bond
1 I’m trying pay off an old loan I owe to a generous donor.
2 My ill-gotten wealth goes to my family.
3 Something very important was taken from my hands, and I want to get it back.
4 I will be the greatest criminal ever.
5 I was convicted of a terrible crime. I’m sorry.
6 A powerful spell I once sold to a cult was one of my mistakes. This was a mistake


d6 Flaw
1 Naturally, I am not trustworthy.
2 It is a part of the job to be cautious.
3 If I don’t remember a plan, it’s gone. It’s gone if I forget it.
4 I’m not able to socialize.
5 I am never content with what I have, I always want more.
6 I will sell to anyone who has gold as long as it is mine.