Backgrounds in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous add extra bonuses to your characters, such as additional skills, feats, extra HP, bonus AC against certain enemies. They also affect your character in a role play way, altering certain Quests/encounters in the game.

 

All Backgrounds in Pathfinder: Wraths of the Righteous

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Craftsman Farmhand Farmhand adds Athletics and Lore (Nature) to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with scythes and gets a +1 bonus on Fortitude saving throws.
Lumberjack Lumberjack adds Athletics to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with handaxes, battleaxes and greataxes, and gets a +1 bonus on Fortitude saving throws.
Miner Miner adds Athletics to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with light and heavy picks, and gets a +1 bonus on Fortitude saving throws.
Smith Smith adds Athletics to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with hammers and warhammers, and gets a +1 bonus on Fortitude saving throws.
Noble Courtier Courtier adds Persuasion and Trickery to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with rapiers and bucklers.
Emissary Emissary adds Persuasion and Knowledge (World) to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with rapiers and bucklers.
Leader Leader adds Persuasion to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with rapiers, longsword, greatswords and bucklers.
None -- No bonuses.
Oblate Acolyte Acolyte adds Persuasion and Lore (Religion) to the list of her class skills. She can also use her Wisdom instead of Charisma while attempting Persuasion checks.
Healer Healer adds Lore (Nature) and Lore (Religion) to the list of her class skills. She can also use her Intelligence instead of Wisdom while attempting Lore (Nature) and Lore (Religion) checks.
Martial Disciple Martial Disciple adds Mobility and Lore (Religion) to the list of her class skills. She also gains Improved Unarmed Strike as a background feat.
Regional Aldori Swordsman Aldori Swordsman adds Persuasion to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with dueling swords and bucklers.
Alkenstar Alchemist Alkenstar Alchemist adds Knowledge (Arcana) to the list of her class skills. She also gets a +1 bonus to damage with alchemist bombs and alchemist item.
Andoran Diplomat Andoran Diplomat adds Persuasion to the list of her class skills. She also gains a +2 bonus on Diplomacy Skill checks.
Cheliaxian Diabolist Cheliaxian Diabolist adds Knowledge (Arcana) to the list of her class skills. She also gains a +4 dodge bonus to AC against devils.
Gebian Necromancer Gebian Necromancer adds Lore (Religion) to the list of her class skills. Gebian Necromancer's summoned undead creatures and companions get a +3 bonus to maximum Hit Points.
Mendevian Orphan Mendevian Orphan adds Lore (Religion) to the list of her class skills. She also gains a +1 bonus on saving throws against demons.
Mwangian Hunter Mwangian Hunter adds Lore (Religion) and Stealth to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with darts, slings, throwing axes and javelins. In addition, Mwangian hunter gets a +1 bonus to damage with all throwing weapons.
Nexian Scholar Nexian Scholar adds Knowledge (Arcana) to the list of her class skills. She also gains a +2 bonus to knowledge (Arcana) skill checks.
Osirion Historian Osirion Historian adds Knowledge (World) to the list of her class skills. She also gains a +2 bonus to Knowledge (World) skill checks.
Qadiran Wanderer Qadiran Wander adds Perception and Lore (Nature) to the list of her class skills. She also gains a +2 bonus on saving throws against Fatigue and Exhaustion effects.
River Kingdoms Daredevil River Kingdoms Daredevil adds Mobility to the list of her class skills. She also gains a +2 bonus on saving throws against Fatigue and Exhaustion effects.
Shackles Corsair Shackles Corsair adds Mobility and Athletics to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with Scimitars. In addition Shackles Corsair gains a +2 bonus to CMD against trip attempts.
Ustalav Peasant Ustalav Peasant adds Athletics to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with Scythes. In addition Ustalav Peasant gains a +1 bonus to AC and damage while under fear effects.
Varisian Explorer Varisian Explorer adds Trickery and Knowledge (World) to the list of her class skills. She also gains a +1 bonus on Reflex saving throws.
Warrior of the Linnorm Kings Warrior of the Linnorm Kings adds Mobility to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with handaxes, battleaxes and greataxes. In addition Warrior of the Linnorm Kings gains 5 cold resistance.
Rahadoum Faithless

Rahadoum Faithless adds Perception to the list of her class skills. She also gains +2 bonus on saving throws against Divine spells.

Rahadoum Faithless cant take classes capable of divine spellcasting or requiring a deity selection.

Scholar Arcane (Background) Select 1 cantrip from Wizard list, and get it as a spell-like ability at will.
Divine Select 1 cantrip from Cleric list, and get it as a spell-like ability at will.
Nature Select 1 cantrip from Druid list, and get it as a spell-like ability at will.
Street Urchin Acrobat Acrobat adds Trickery and Mobility to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with throwing axes.
Mugger Mugger adds Trickery and Persuasion to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with daggers, punching daggers and darts.
Pickpocket Pickpocket adds Trickery and Stealth to the list of her class skills. She also gains +2 bonus on Initiative rolls.
Wanderer   Hermit Hermit adds Lore (Nature) to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with clubs, greatclubs, quaterstaves and darts.
Hunter (Background) Hunter adds Lore (Nature) and Perception to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with shortbows and longbows.
Nomad (Background) Nomad adds Lore (Nature) to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with scimitars. Nomad's animal companion gets a +3 bonus to maximum HP.
Warrior Bounty Hunter Bounty Hunter adds Stealth to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with light armor, clubs, light maces and heavy maces.
Gladiator Gladiator adds Persuasion to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with light armor, tridents, shortswords and bucklers.
Guard Guard adds Perception to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with light armor, shortswords and crossbows.
Mercenary Mercenary adds Knowledge (World) to the list of her class skills. She also becomes proficient with light armor, spears, longspears and javelins.



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    • Anonymous

      Does the Wanderer: Hunter background "proficient with shortbows and longbows" also include their composite varieties?
      If so would it give the +1 enhancement bonus as stated in character gen for proficiencies you already have?

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