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Zook "Harald" Ironhide is a male gnome that was born in the Kingdom of Arden in 1018 AC to study in the Wilhelm Library under the patronage of Aaron Bahr.

Features & Traits

School: Divination

Divination Savant: halves gold and time spent on copying divination spells in your spellbook.

Portent: After a long rest, roll two D20 and record the numbers rolls. You can replace any attack, saving throw or ability check made b you or a creature that you can see with one of these foretelling rolls.

Expert Divination: When you cast a divination spell of 2nd level or higher using a spell slot, you regain one expended spell slot. The slot you regain must be of a level lower than the spell you cast and can't be higher than 5th level.

The Third Eye: After a long rest, choose
- Darkvision +60 feet
- Etheral sight: 60 feet etheral plane
- Greater comprehension: read any language
- See invisibility: 10 feet within line of sight

Darkvision: 120 feet.
Gnome Cunning: Adv on all INT, WIS and CHA saving throws against magic.

Stone Camouflage: Adv on Dex (Stealth) checks to hide in rocky terrain.

Svirfneblin Magic: Ability allows you to cast nondetection on yourself at will, without needing a material component. YOu can also cast each of the following spells once with this ability: blindness, deafness, blur, and disguise self. You regain the ability to cast these spells when you finish a long rest.

Arcane Recovery: Once per day after a short rest,choose expanded spell slots to recover. The spell slots canhave a combined evel that is equal to or less than half your wizard level (rounded up), and none of the slots can be 6th level or higher.


Early Years

Tell me where you see this character as a child? What does their home look like? 
Only son of a Prospector and a housekeeper, modest lifestyle in apartment in a rundown neighbourhood

Who else is in the home? Any animals?
some chickens for eggs, cat against the rats

And the area. Where is your home? Is it a village? A farm? A city? Something else? 
poorer neighbourhood in neighbourhood just outside Griestein? near mountains

What does your family do to make money? 
see above

How religious are you and your family?
eligious in regards to that it is tradition to pray to [Ulaa godess of mountains?] before going prospecting for save return etc.

since starting to undergo training as wizard follower of Ioun as thanks for ability to make better life for self and the gift of magic

Tell me about a rumor you heard about the surrounding area. 
There are followers of Vecna still lurking somewhere in the area, performing forbidden rituals

Tell me a rumor you heard about one of your parents. 
Rumors that my father is some kind of a notorious criminal, as he has no facial hair (deep gnome)

Tell me what you believe about yourself? 
blessed by Ioun to bring more knowledge into the world and research what holds the world and magic together

Tell me about your friends. (at least 2) 
Habor Grief: Rival and friend that studied magic together with me under Aerdeth and was discriminated against, because he was a Tiefling gifted with magic abilities

Tell me about your enemies. (at least 2) 
Aerdeth Koehlanna: First real magic teacher, set Habor and me up to take the fall for his forbidden experiments, that we did not know about. reason why we had to leave Griestein

-> Ootah: female half-orc rogue, that robbed the caravans that hired her as a guard, I noticed her stealing one night at the caravan we were both traveling with because I was investigating the influence of the full moon on different spells.

The Maturing

What do you do for fun? What are your hobbies and pastimes
reading books, exploring caves, experimenting with magic and science

What kind of work are you required to do? Do you have an apprenticeship? Or education?
-> mother worked as housekeeper for one of the sages in library of Greistein, he noticed my talent and intellect even as I was a sickly child. He took me in as apprentice and tough me the basics of magic and saw to my education to become a scribe to the library
-> duties included scribing letters, translating and copying documents and running other errands

Tell me about your teachers/mentors/masters. How was your relationship with them?
-> deep thankfulness to first master, who noticed me and introduced me to magic, knowledge and Ioun
->second Master (Aerdeth Koehlanna, Elf) was teaching me and Habor Grief, Tiefling) magic, when i found out, that he was secretly performing experiments on people (dissecting them, demonic possession and summoning) which i found out only after i caught him and tried to turn him to the authorities, but he escaped and Habor and I were partly blamed and agreed to leave Griestein (as compromise to appease the authorities)
-> After arriving in Arden studies under supervision of Aaron Bahr

Have you had any romantic liaisons? How did they turn out?
no romantic liasions, as I was always focused on my studies and experiments and still blame myself for not finding out earlier abut my mentor

What are you interested in outside of your work or studies? What are your passions? 
with boosted immunesystem (constituion) by amulet of health, interest in nature observation, exploring ruins.

Which of the divine faiths have caught your attention and why?
Member of the scribes of everlasting knowledge in service of Ioun and Sima

Tell me a rumor about one of your rivals.
It is rumored, that my "Frenemy" Habor Grief is a follower of Vecna and practices forbidden magic like our Master (mostly because he is a tiefling) 

Tell me about a tragedy that you experienced.
My first real Magic teacher/mentor was performing forbidden experiments and i had to leave my hometown when it came to light

What are your ambitions/life goals/dreams?
1.-> finding out about the source of magic, the world and the gods and how they are connected with each other
2.-> spread knowledge and help gifted but poor children like someone helped me (no concrete plan yet on how)
3.-> someday being able to return to Griestein


Armor and Shields

Elven Chain


Potion of Fire Giant Strength
1 Healing Potion



Wands and Rings

Amulet of Health (attuned)

Ring of spell storing (attuned) 

Ring of evasion (attuned) 


Scholar's Robes



Books from harazi

Some books from harazi (work with DM to determine which ones

The Principles of Death among the Blood Elves
On the Utility of Necromancy

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