Crusader

You have devoted yourself to vanquishing evil. You've spent your time training and studying methods to combat the darkness that dwells in the shadows of society or beyond its reach.

Skill Proficiencies: Intimidation, Stealth
Tool Proficiency: Select one of the following: Disguise Tools, Science Tools (any), Thieves' Tools, Vehicles (any)
Languages: One of your choice
Equipment: A casual wardrobe (with a lot of dark clothing), a city map, a swing-line, a trophy from a villain you took down, a smartphone, (a) a science tools kit, (b) thieves' tools, or (c) a disguise kit, and (a) a desktop computer or (b) laptop.

Feature: Shake-Down


You know where evil sleeps. You have a network of informants on both sides of the law which you can use to find criminals or their doings. These contacts can offer other information as well if persuaded. You're also familiar with dealers who can get you gear helpful in fighting crime.

Suggested Characteristics


Crusaders are devoted to stopping evil—sometimes at any cost.

d8 Personality Trait
1 I will always speak out against evil.
2 I may seem to be engaged, but I'm usually contemplating my plans to thwart evil.
3 I will gladly befriend evil men in order to get deeper into their network.
4 I avoid others who are not devoted to vanquishing evil. They're a waste of time.
5 The world is not always as black and white as it seems. I patiently observe suspected evil to make certain before ushering it into oblivion.
6 Evil must be contained, but not at the cost of human life.
7 Evil must be eradicated, regardless of the price.
8 Evil often wears a pretty face. I trust no one.
d6 Ideal
1 Protector. Violence is the path to becoming the very evil I wish to rid the world of. (Good)
2 Justice. Those who spread the seeds of evil must be exposed in a court of law. (Lawful)
3 Equalizer. Evil is out of control. I'm giving the other side a fighting chance. (Neutral)
4 Punishment. The law is impotent, but I can make evil truly suffer. (Chaotic)
5 Vengeance. Some evil took everything from me, and now I'll take everything from it. (Evil)
6 Legacy. I stand on the shoulders of giants, the last in a line of champions against evil. (Any)
d6 Bond
1 It is my duty to smite evil. Close relationships get in the way of that.
2 I lost my family to a terrible evil and won't stand by while others suffer the same fate.
3 I fight for a better tomorrow when evil is vanquished and good men rule.
4 I was once a slave to the evil I'm now sworn to end.
5 I was born to defeat my sworn enemy and end his evil machinations once and for all.
6 Evil has infected my own family, and I must make certain they're stopped.
d6 Flaw
1 When evil is afoot I must show it my boot.
2 When an evil adversary shows his hand, I don't stop to make a plan.
3 Those who are not engaged in the fight against evil are as guilty as those who are devoted to it.
4 I enjoy developing elaborate ruses and traps to expose evil.
5 The relationship I have with my sworn enemy is more intimate than any other in my life.
6 While I'm devoted to destroying evil, I cannot bring myself to kill.
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