Dragonborn Character Traits, Ideals, Bonds and Flaws - D&D 5e

Rahishu is a dragonborn fighter who loves to tell stories about dragons. He believes in Honor but keeps a secret hoard he is always trying to add to.

Dragonborn Characters

Dragonborn are a race made popular with more recent editions of Dungeons and Dragons. They are associated with martial prowess, self-sufficiencey and... dragons.

They appeal to players who want something monstrous or different to the traditional races. 5E Dragonborn can choose a heritage from the chromatic dragons (black, blue, green, red, white) or one of the metallic dragons (brass, bronze, copper, gold, silver).

Here are tables for f character traits and ideals, then bonds and flaws.

For more dragonborn tables try the dragonborn character tables on DM's Guild or the dragonborn character idea generator

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Traits

1d20Trait
1 I like to shine my scales every day
2 I am fascinated by all types of gemstones
3 I try to match everyone I meet to a type of metallic or chromatic dragon
4 I love to tell stories about dragons
5 My friends know they can rely on me for anything
6 I am proud of my physique and tie my self worth to it
7 I have a love of riddles simple and complex
8 I know all of the stories told of dragons
9 I am always planning years and decades in advance
10 People know on sight they are looking at perfection. draconic perfection
11 I'm a snob who looks down on those who can't name at least three generations of ancestors
12 I always forget not everyone was hatched from an egg
13 No one can doubt that I am a true descendant of a dragon
14 I was, in fact, raised by dragons
15 I am fascinated by my own breath weapon
16 I fall in love easily with all types of creatures
17 I try to disguise or play down my draconic heritage
18 I feel sorry for those who don't command the power of dragons
19 When I'm stuck I think... "what would a dragon do?"
20 An insult to a dragon is an insult to me

Ideals

1d20Ideal
1-2 Community. The power of family is because of the help we give each other
3-4 Beauty. To know perfection is to look upon me
5-6 Clan. Stand with the many not the few
7-8 Glory. I must seek out the greatest challenges to become a legend in my clan
9-10 Greed. If it's paying well then it's something I'm interested in
11-12 Honor. If I dishonor myself, I dishonor my whole clan
13-14 Order. There needs to be a clear hierarchy or chain of command.
15-16 Power. The power of dragons flows through us. They are feared for their might
17-18 Responsibility. My duty is to serve my clan and those who rely on me
19-20 Wealth. I must gather as much wealth as I can for my clan and community

Bonds

1d20Bond
1-2 I need to create a great inheritance for my offspring
3-4 A dragon gave my clan a task long ago, and I wish to see it fulfilled.
5-6 I seek to restore my lost honor at every step of the day
7-8 I have fallen in love with the tales around a particular dragon
9-10 I will face any challenge for the safety of my clan
11-12 I am in love with someone not hatched from an egg
13-14 I seek to slay a mighty dragon to make my name
15-16 Those I fight alongside are worth dying for
17-18 My ancestor was a noted dragon and I seek out their descendants
19-20 My clan are no more so I am adopting others into a new one

Flaws

1d20Flaw
1-2 I am afraid of dragons and anything to do with them
3-4 I like to sleep on a bed of coins
5-6 My honor has been broken many times even though I pretend otherwise
7-8 I have been outcast from my clan, and carry an eternal shame
9-10 I'm always trying to add to my secret hoard
11-12 I am easily distracted by anything to do with dragons
13-14 I do not question my orders from clan or commanders
15-16 I'm obsessed with becoming a true dragon
17-18 I find it hard to back down if someone challenges my honor or courage
19-20 I'll do anything to get hold of the right piece of art or magic

More Dragonborn Generators

For more dragonborn tables try the dragonborn character tables on DM's Guild or the dragonborn character idea generator

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