5e character building help

So with a new edition, I wanted to go back to my roots. My first character ever was a Fey Pact warlock, and I figured what the hell, let’s make another.

Now, for those of you unfamiliar, Tyranny of Dragons is the new D&D encounters. A cult called the Cult of Dragons is trying to bring Tiamut back, and bring her to Faerun. Now, we chose our factions and rolled our backgrounds. I am a Harper Agent, but more like… a section 31 agent. The reason being, my family used to be members of the Cult of Dragons. They were killed by a rival faction in the cult, viewing them as having too much power. My character was presumed dead. He now fights for good, and is seeking to eliminate 3 key members of the cult.

I like the idea of this, a lot. I just don’t know how to focus the actual character. I want to be useful at the table and keep things moving, but I’m a sucker for flavor. I like the joker (he’s currently a charlatan) who uses it to hide the pain and his past. He’s a gambler and a liar, but doesn’t want anyone to have to go through what he did again. Basically, a conman with a heart of gold. Steal from the rich, keep moving and trying to help all the while, eliminating that cult.

I just don’t know what build or pact fits the flavor the best. I was looking at a Fey Pact Half Elf but I’m not sure. It’s also a bit redundant. Some other races I had in mind were Dragonborn or Tiefling, but I’m not sold on flavor and stats yet. And fiend pact just… sounds too evil. I mean, devil deals.

There is a league rule on stat arrays and point buying, so I can either use a standard array (15, 14, 13, 12, 10, 8). I point bought, ending with (15, 15, 14, 10, 10, 8).

So I’m in a bind. I don’t know what to build that would be powerful and good flavor. I really want to make a fun and interesting character, but i’m so wrapped up in boons and pacts, I’m not sure where to go. Could anyone offer suggestions?

adorablyrotten:

kastiakbc:

OH MY GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSH

SWEET FUCK ON A FUCKSTICK

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onthesideoftheotters:

shotadreams:

mage-of-katnep:

rainbowsfireworks:

confusedtree:

ollivander:

lampghost:

[sleep-over voice] are you awake

[sleep-over reply voice] yeah

[regrettable sleepover invitee voice] you guys SHH

[confused sleep-over voice] what is the meaning of life

[annoyed sleep-over voice] dude shut up

[sleep-over host voice] you guys be quiet my moms gonna hear us

[unknown voice] you kids wanna buy some drugs

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macklesufficient:

"villain" characters in hp who are more interesting than severus snape:

-regulus black
-peter pettigrew (!!!)
-narcissa malfoy
-gellert grindlewald
-regulus black
-barty crouch jr.
-horace slughorn
-regulus black
-kreacher the house elf
-dolores umbridge
-regulus black
-rEGULUS ARCTURUS BLACK

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sketchyscenario:

pettyartist:

Just got this snapchat from Satpix.
Emily what are you doing with your life.

HOENNHIEM

sketchyscenario:

pettyartist:

Just got this snapchat from Satpix.

Emily what are you doing with your life.

HOENNHIEM

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