Meet Karl, an angry NPC you can drop into your 5e game

April 20, 2022

I've been working on a group of fun, angry, strange, unhinged, and deceptively kind NPCs, each with their own full-sized portrait. The idea is that sometimes you want an NPC that's a bit off or weird or antagonistic. Here's one—right-click to view the image in a new tab, and then DOWNLOAD the PDF.

The theme with Karl is the curse of the sea—a long and violent relationship with storms and eternal tides, torn sails and frayed rigging, broken bones and the nightmare voices of the drowned dead. He's an old sailor with a bit of power who's been betrayed by everyone he counted dear. And he probably doesn't like the way you're looking at him...


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