Ultimate D&D 5e Character Reference Index

Updated: Jul 23, 2019


I like lists. I enjoy researching things and compiling that information into series of lists. Lists can be your friend. Lists are very helpful, especially for Tapletop RPGs.

Having recently returning to Dungeon Mastering after a long hiatus, I discovered a need for certain references for this new "5th Edition" that did not yet exist (at least not that my limited Google-Fu could find). Since we're starting a new Campaign, and creating new Characters, where's a better place to start than Character Creation?

I spent a few days pouring over all of the Official D&D 5e hardcovers, as well as a few other items, and created a Complete (I think...) List of ALL Official D&D 5e Playable Races, Classes (including sub-classes), and Backgrounds, including Book & Page References to any relevant information. I like making lists, so expect a bunch more reference stuff coming soon... D&D 5e, Lovecraft, CoC, to start...

As always, if you find anything missing or incorrect, please let me know and I'll research and update as necessary. And if you find any of my lists helpful, please share and comment, we'd love to hear what you have to say.

Races (PHB 17)

Aasimar (VGtM 104)

  • Fallen Aasimar (VGtM 105)

  • Protector Aasimar (VGtM 105)

  • Scourge Aasimar (VGtM 105)

Centaur (GGtR 15)

Dragonborn (PHB 32, SCAG 112)

Dwarf (PHB 18, SCAG 103, MToF 65 )

  • Gray Dwarf (Duergar) (SCAG 104)

  • Hill Dwarf (PHB 20)

  • Mountain Dwarf (PHB 20)

  • Shield Dwarf (SCAG 103)

Elf (PHB 21, SCAG 105, MToF 35, GGtR 14)

  • Dark Elf (Drow) (PHB 24, SCAG 107)

  • High Elf (PHB 23)

  • Moon Elf (SCAG 105)

  • Sun Elf (SCAG 106)

  • Wood Elf (PHB 24, SCAG 106)

Firbolg (VGtM 107)

Genasi (PotA 227)

  • Air Genasi (PotA 228)

  • Earth Genasi (PotA 229)

  • Fire Genasi (PotA 229)

  • Water Genasi (PotA 229)

Gith (MToF 85)

  • Githyanki (MToF 96)

  • Githzerai (MToF 96)

Gnome (PHB 35, SCAG 114, MToF 106)

  • Deep Gnome (SCAG 115, MToF 113)

  • Forest Gnome (PHB 37, SCAG 114)

  • Rock Gnome (PHB 37, SCAG 114)

Goblin (GGtR 16)

Goliath (VGtM 108)

Half-Elf (PHB 38, SCAG 116)

Half-Orc (PHB 40, SCAG 117)

Halfling (PHB 26, SCAG 108, MToF 99)

Lightfoot (PHB 28, SCAG 109)

Stout (PHB 28)

Strongheart (SCAG 109)

Human (PHB 29, SCAG 110, GGtR 12)

  • Variant Human (PHB 31)

Kenku (VGtM 109)

Lizardfolk (VGtM 111)

Loxodon (GGtR 17)

Minotaur (GGtR 18)

Monstrous Adventurers (VGtM 118)

Simic Hybrid (GGtR 20)

Tabaxi (VGtM 113)

Tiefling (PHB 42, SCAG 118)

  • Asmodeus (MToF 21)

  • Baalzebul (MToF 21)

  • Dispater (MToF 21)

  • Fierna (MToF 21)

  • Glasya (MToF 22)

  • Levistus (MToF 22)

  • Mammon (MToF 22)

  • Mephistopheles (MToF 23)

  • Zariel (MToF 23)

Tortle (The Tortle Package, a ToA Supplement)

Triton (VGtM 115)

Vedalken (GGtR 21)

Verdan (AI 72)


Classes

Barbarian (PHB 46, SCAG 121, XGtE 8, AI 52)

  • Path of the Ancestral Guardian (XGtE 9, AI 54)

  • Path of the Battlerager (SCAG 121)

  • Path of the Berserker (PHB 49)

  • Path of the Storm Herald (XGtE 10)

  • Path of the Totem Walker (PHB 50)

  • Path of the Totem Warrior (SCAG 121, AI 54)

  • Path of the Zealot (XGtE 11, AI 54)

Bard (PHB 51, SCAG 122, XGtE 12, AI 54)

  • College of Fochlucan (SCAG 123)

  • College of Glamour (XGtE 14)

  • College of the Herald (SCAG 124)

  • College of Lore (PHB 54)

  • College of New Olamn (SCAG 123)

  • College of Swords (XGtE 15)

  • College of Valor (PHB 55)

  • College of Whispers (XGtE 16)

Cleric (PHB 56, SCAG 125, XGtE 17, AI 56)

  • Arcana Domain (SCAG 125)

  • Forge Domain (XGtE 18)

  • Grave Domain (XGtE 19)

  • Knowledge Domain (PHB 59)

  • Life Domain (PHB 60)

  • Light Domain (PHB 60)

  • Nature Domain (PHB 61)

  • Order Domain (GGtR 25)

  • Tempest Domain (PHB 62)

  • Trickery Domain (PHB 62)

  • War Domain (PHB 63)

Druid (PHB 64, SCAG 126, XGtE 21, AI 57)

  • Circle of Dreams (XGtE 22)

  • Circle of the Land (PHB 68)

  • Circle of the Moon (PHB 69)

  • Circle of the Shepherd (XGtE 23)

  • Circle of Spores (GGtR 26)

Fighter (PHB 70, SCAG 127, XGtE 27, AI 59)

  • Arcane Archer (XGtE 28)

  • Battle Master (PHB 73)

  • Cavalier (XGtE 30)

  • Champion (PHB 72)

  • Eldritch Knight (PHB 74)

  • Purple Dragon Knight (SCAG 128)

  • Samurai (XGtE 31)

Monk (PHB 76, SCAG 129, XGtE 32, AI 61)

  • Way of the Drunken Master (XGtE 33)

  • Way of the Four Elements (PHB 80)

  • Way of the Kensei (XGtE 34)

  • Way of the Long Death (SCAG 130)

  • Way of the Open Hand (PHB 79)

  • Way of Shadow (PHB 80)

  • Way of the Sun Soul (SCAG 131, XGtE 35)

Paladin (PHB 82, SCAG 131, XGtE 36, AI 62)

  • Oath of the Ancients (PHB 86)

  • Oath of Conquest (XGtE 37)

  • Oath of the Crown (SCAG 132)

  • Oath of Devotion (PHB 85)

  • Oath of Redemption (XGtE 38)

  • Oath of Vengence (PHB 87)

Ranger (PHB 89, SCAG 133, XGtE 40, AI 64)

  • Beast Master (PHB 93)

  • Gloom Stalker (XGtE 41)

  • Horizon Walker (XGtE 42)

  • Hunter (PHB 93)

  • Monster Slayer (XGtE 43)

Rogue (PHB 94, SCAG 134, XGtE 44, AI 65)

  • Arcane Trickster (PHB 97)

  • Assassin (PHB 97)

  • Inquisitive (XGtE 45)

  • Mastermind (SCAG 135, XGtE 46)

  • Scout (XGtE 47)

  • Swashbuckler (SCAG 135, XGtE 47)

  • Thief (PHB 97)

Sorcerer (PHB 99, SCAG 136, XGtE 48, AI 67)

  • Divine Soul (XGtE 50)

  • Draconic Bloodline (PHB 102)

  • Shadow Magic (XGtE 50)

  • Storm Sorcery (SCAG 137, XGtE 51)

  • Wild Magic (PHB 103)

Warlock (PHB 105, SCAG 138, XGtE 53, AI 68)

  • The Archfey (PHB 108, SCAG 138)

  • The Celestial (XGtE 54)

  • The Fiend (PHB 109, SCAG 138)

  • The Great Old One (PHB 109, SCAG 139)

  • The Hexblade (XGtE 55)

  • The Undying (SCAG 139)

Wizard (PHB 112, SCAG 140, XGtE 58, AI 70)

  • Bladesinging (SCAG 141)

  • School of Abjuration (PHB 115)

  • School of Conjuration (PHB 116)

  • School of Divination (PHB 116)

  • School of Enchantment (PHB 117)

  • School of Evocation (PHB 117)

  • School of Illusion (PHB 118)

  • School of Necromancy (PHB 118)

  • School of Transmutation (PHB 119)

  • War Magic (XGtE 59)


Backgrounds

Cult of the Dragon Bonds and Features (HotDQ 87)

Underdark Bonds and Features (OotA 221)


Acolyte (PHB 127)

Anthropologist (ToA 191)

Archeologist (ToA 192)

Celebrity Adventurer’s Scion (AI 48)

Charlatan (PHB 128)

City Watch (SCAG 145)

Clan Crafter (SCAG 145)

Cloistered Scholar (SCAG 146)

Courtier (SCAG 146)

Criminal (PHB 129)

Entertainer (PHB 130)

Faction Agent (SCAG 147)

Failed Merchant (AI 49)

Far Traveler (SCAG 148)

Folk Hero (PHB 131)

Gambler (AI 49)

Guild Artisan (PHB 132)

Haunted One (CoS 209)

Hermit (PHB 134)

Inheritor (SCAG 150)

Knight of the Order (SCAG 151)

Mercenary Veteran (SCAG 152)

Noble (PHB 135)

Outlander (PHB 136)

Plaintiff (AI 50)

Rival Intern (AI 51)

Sage (PHB 137)

Sailor (PHB 139)

Soldier (PHB 140)

Urban Bounty Hunter (SCAG 153)

Urchin (PHB 141)

Uthgardt Tribe Member (SCAG 153)

Waterdhavian Noble (SCAG 154)


Sources

AI Acquisitions Incorporated

CoS Curse of Strahd

GGtR Guildmasters’ Guide to Ravnica

HotDQ Hoard of the Dragon Queen

MToF Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes

PHB Player’s Handbook

PotA Princes of the Apocalypse

SCAG Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide

ToA Tomb of Annihilation

VGtM Volo’s Guide to Monsters

XGtE Xanathar’s Guide to Everything

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