How to create your player character

Character Creation

see page 116 of the changeling the dreaming (CtD) core rule book
Blank editable copy of character sheet can be found on the facebook page for this group

Character Concept:

Record the name of the CHRONICLE: A dragons breath in the Mist
Step One: Character Concept

  • Court (Seelie or Unseelie)
  • Legacies (One Seelie, One Unseelie)
    • These describe the two fundamental facets of her personality. Only one is dominant, however, with the other lying dormant or just beneath the surface, determined by your Court.
  • House (if applicable)
    • There are nine to choose from but you do not have to belong to one, unless you are a sidhe.
  • Seeming
    • Your character’s seeming reflects her mortal age, as well as inflicting certain personality and physical characteristics upon her.
      * There are three different seemings:
      *
      * Childling (mortal birth through approximately age 12),
      * Wilder (13-25)
      *
      Grump (26 and older).

At start of play you will not have an oathcircle or motley, this will be the group on PCs as
Distribute 3 additional dots among the three tertiary Attributes.
they form a group

Select ATTRIBUTES:

Prioritize the three categories: Physical, Social, and Mental.
Your character automatically has one dot in each Attribute.
Distribute 7 additional dots among the three primary Attributes.
Distribute 5 additional dots among the three secondary Attributes.

Select ABILITIES:

Prioritize the three categories: TALENTS, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGES.
Distribute 13 dots among the primary Abilities.
Distribute 9 dots among the secondary Abilities.
Distribute 5 dots among the tertiary Abilities.

No Ability can be raised above 3 at this stage.

Select Advantages

Choose

- Backgrounds (5) - Arts (3) - Realms (5)

Record your character’s GLAMOUR rating:
Childlings have a Glamour rating of 5.
Wilders have a Glamour rating of 4.
Grumps have a Glamour rating of 3.

Record your character’s WILLPOWER rating:
Childlings have a Willpower rating of 1.
Wilders have a Willpower rating of 2.
Grumps have a Willpower rating of 5.

Record your character’s BANALITY rating:
Childlings have a Banality rating of 1.
Wilders have a Banality rating of 3.
Grumps have a Banality rating of 5.

Record your character’s Birthrights. These are inherited only through the purchase of the appropriate Merit or through game play.

Record your* character’s Frailties*. These are inherited only through the purchase of the appropriate Merit or through game play.

Finishing Touches:

Spend Freebie Points (15)
Arts — 5 points per dot.
Attributes — 5 points per dot.
Glamour — 3 points per dot.
Realms — 3 points per dot.
Willpower — 2 points per dot.
Abilities — 2 points per dot.
Backgrounds — 1 point per dot.

  • Willpower and Glamour cannot be raised above 10 dots.
  • Purchase desired MERITS for your character. You may also gain other Merits in-game.
    • you may only purchase Merits using Freebie Points during character creation.
  • Select desired Flaws for your character. You may also gain other Flaws in-game.
    • For each point a Flaw is worth you gain one Freebie Point.
    • The total point value for Flaws cannot exceed 7pts.

How to create your player character

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