Folk Hero

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"You’re the champion of the common people, challenging tyrants and monsters to protect the helpless. Saving innocents in imminent danger will make your legend grow."

Background Features[edit | edit source]

Background Goals[edit | edit source]

Performing certain actions that align with this background will reward Inspiration. These goals can be accomplished by any member of the active party, and Inspiration points are pooled, up to a maximum of 4.

Act One[edit | edit source]

  • A Lethal Endeavor: Escort Baelen out of the field of bibberbangs.
  • A Timely Rescue: Save Findal from the goblins who kidnapped him.
  • Breaker of Chains: Save the deep gnomes from Nere and the duergar.
  • Fate Worse Than Death: Save Liam from his goblin torturers.
  • Guardian of the Forgotten: Save the tieflings from the goblin assault.
  • Protector of the Small: Save Mirkon from the harpies.
  • Rescued From the Flames: Save whoever you can from Waukeen's Rest.
  • Saved By A Thread: Save Smythin from his lethal fall.
  • Snake Whisperer: Save Arabella from Kagha and her serpent. (Must complete the quest by speaking to Arabella and her parents to get the Inspiration)
  • Soul Warden: Save Nadira from the bugbear assassin.Early Access Only
  • The Bard With Nine Lives: Rescue Volo from the Goblin Camp.
  • The Most Unfortunate Gnome: Rescue the gnome from his fate at the windmill.
  • Unmasking the Truth: Free one of the Hag's masked thralls.

Act Two[edit | edit source]

  • A Smile Better Suits...: Offer a hopeful response to Alfira's inquiry.
  • Breakout!: Break out and save all of the Moonrise prisoners.
  • From One Hero To Another: Meet Jaheira and stay in her good books.
  • Greatness Thrust Upon Them: Find, save & bring Arabella to your camp.
  • Helping The Little Guy: Help Mol win the game of lanceboard.
  • Meeting of Fates: Side with either Isobel or Marcus during the confrontation in Last Light.
  • No Strings to Hold Them Back: Release the gnolls from their enslavement.
  • Not Another Soul: Keep all Harpers alive during the ambush with the Shadows.
  • Power Corrupts: Defeat a major figure in the corrupted town.
  • Saving the Prodigious: Save Rolan from the Shadow-Cursed Lands.
  • Uncommon Recognition: Relate your feats to the bugbear merchant.

Act Three[edit | edit source]

  • A Bet Is a Bet: Meet with Lakrissa in Baldur's Gate.
  • Chained, Unfortunate Souls: Rescue the vampire spawns from Cazador's lair.
  • Diplomatic Rescue: Save Counsellor Florrick from Wyrm's Rock.
  • Empathy for the Fallen: Convince the coffin-maker to make an exception.
  • End of the Tribunal: Save Valeria and end the Murder Tribunal.
  • Freeing the Preyed: Free Hope from captivity.
  • Keeping Your Hands Clean: Refuse to cause collateral damage with Wulbren's plan.
  • Innocence Lost: Expose the toy-maker's mischief.
  • Painted Hero: Obtain your portrait from Oskar.
    • triggered for me after talking to Araj after that explosion outside her shop, but I assume this this a bug & it should trigger after finishing free the artist.
  • Safeguarding the Songbird: Meet the unflappable Alfira in Baldur's Gate.
  • Securing Hospitalities: Save the squatters from being kicked out.
  • Trusting Your Instincts: Take up Valeria's shoddily concluded investigation.
  • Truth Shines Through: Find the true culprit behind the serial murders.