Crook

You have an antagonistic history with the law. You have lived most of your life around criminals and delinquents and still have friends on the streets. Larceny, violence, and even murder are part of everyday life for you.

Skill Proficiencies: Deception, Stealth
Tool Proficiency: Thieves' Tools and select one: Artisans Tools (any), Gaming Set (any), Automobiles, or Motorcycles
Languages: None
Equipment: A casual wardrobe (with a lot of dark clothing and gloves), a smartphone, a mask, a crowbar, thieves' tools, a trophy from a job you're proud of, and (a) an artisans' tool kit or (b) a gaming set.

Feature: Street Contacts


As an outlaw with a foul reputation, you know where to find bad people. You can use these contacts to find fencers of illegal wares, criminals hiring for jobs, or underground clubs and blood-sports. These contacts might also offer more valuable information, for the right price.

Suggested Characteristics


Crooks are lawbreakers who make a living through larceny.

d8 Personality Trait
1 I'll do what I need to to get by.
2 I've never been comfortable with my lifestyle, but it's the only one that I know.
3 I use a lot of twenty-five cent words to cover up my lack of intellectual.
4 I smile most of the time, even when I'm about to snap.
5 The world is violent and unforgiving, and so am I.
6 I always ask, "What's in it for me?"
7 There is honor among thieves. There has to be if we're going to succeed long-term.
8 People never say what they mean. Everyone has an angle.
d6 Ideal
1 Benefactor. I steal from the rich and corrupt and give to the poor and deserving. (Good)
2 Nihilist. Life is short and meaningless. I just do what feels right. (Chaotic)
3 Fatalism. Society is sick. I'm just a symptom. (Neutral)
4 Violence. I like to cause pain and suffering to others. (Evil)
5 Selfish. I'm out for myself and no one else. (Evil)
6 Partners. I'm faithful to my friends and not to any code or morality. (Neutral)
d6 Bond
1 I come from a long line of criminals and I'll prove my worth to them.
2 I lost my family to some so-called hero. I'll have my revenge.
3 The money I earn supports my family. They have no idea what I do to make it.
4 I was once a good kid, but I fell in with a rough crowd.
5 I used to be in love with someone who was once a good person, but I corrupted them, and now they're worse than I am.
6 I've done terrible things. All I want is to find redemption, though I doubt that's possible.
d6 Flaw
1 When I find something valuable, I have to have it.
2 I don't act without a plan.
3 I have no respect for authorities and I tend to let them know that.
4 I like to be asked. If someone tells me to do something, it bothers me.
5 When things go south, I get out of there and I don't care about anyone else.
6 I owe a lot of money to some very powerful people.
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