There are many people who earned their living by the sweat of a mine. In the land of the dwarves, working as a miner is the most common livelihood of the country’s people and a necessity for putting food on the table. To others, this was a way of discovering a thirst for adventure. Some miners are not employed to mine and search for ore, but instead hired to carve out tunnels beneath a dead mountain looking for a long lost tomb of an ancient king or queen.
Tool Proficiency: Mason’s tools
Languages: One of your choice
Equipment: One set of common clothes, a miner’s pick, a piece of raw ore, and a pouch containing 5 gp
Feature: Canary in a Coal Mine
You have spent enough time below ground to grow comfortable in the faint light of a mineshaft. You are able to spot signs in caves and tunnels that signify an oncoming cave in, as well as notice a lack of oxygen or the emission of dangerous gas.
Variant: Amberite Excavator
Instead of the traditional mines digging deep into the earth, you worked in the underwater amberite mines off the shores of the coast. You spent your days diving deep beneath the waves, utilizing specially made necklaces that allowed you to hold your breath for much longer than normal. This necklace was left behind when you left your work in the mines.
Use the tables for the outlander or folk hero as the basis for your traits and motivations.
Aaralyn’s Stolen Notes to Velea Copyright 2018 Anne Gregersen Author Anne Gregersen