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PF2 Reference Background Feats

Pathfinder 2 – Reference

Campaign – Background Feats

Source: PF2 Core Rulebook (pf2-rb-cr), Gamemastery Guide (pf2-rb-gmg), Lost Omens – Character Guide (pf2-lo-cg), Gods and Magic (pf2-lo-gm), World Guide (pf2-lo-wg)

This is for the background feats in the rules and where to find them.

  • pf2-rb-cr PF2 Core Rulebook
  • pf2-rb-gmg PG2 Gamemastery Guide
  • pf2-lo-gm Lost Omens Gods and Magic
  • pf2-lo-wg Lost Omens World Guide
  • pf2-lo-cg Lost Omens Character Guide
  • pf2-lo-leg Lost Omens Legends

All Backgrounds

Acolyte (cr-60), Archaeologist (psg6), Acrobat (cr-60), Alkenstar Tinker (U wg-82), Animal Whisperer (cr-60), Artisan (cr-60), Artist (pf2-cr-60), Aspiring Free Captain (U wg-70), Aspiring River Monarch (U wg-34), Atteran Rancher (U wg-106)

Barkeep (cr-60), Barrister (cr-60), Bekyar Restorer (U wg-94), Belkzen Slayer (U wg-46), Bellflower Agent (wg-106), Black Market Smuggler (wg-58), Bonuwat Wavetouched (U wg-94), Bounty Hunter (cr-61), Bright Lion (U owg-94), Budding Osirionologist (M2100 p3)

Charlatan (cr-61), Chelish Rebel (U wg-106), Child of the Puddles (U wg-22), Child of Westcrown (U wg-106), Criminal (cr-61), Cursed Family (wg-46)

Desert Tracker (wg-58), Detective (cr-61), Diobel Pearl Diver (U wg-22), Dragon Scholar (AP145-150 pg p4)

Emancipated (AP145-150-PG p4), Emissary (cr-61), Entertainer (pf2-cr-61), Esoteric Scion (M2100 p3)

Family Friend (M2100 p3), Farmhand (cr-62), Field Medic (cr-62), Final Blade Survivor (U wg-130), Fortune Teller (cr-62), Freed Slave of Absalom (U wg-22)

Gambler (cr-62), Geb Crusader (U wg-82), Gladiator (cr-62), Goblin Renegade (M2100 p3), Goblinblood Orphan (U wg-106), Grand Council Bureaucrat (U wg-22), Guard (cr-62)

Haunting Vision (AP145-150-PG p4), Hellknight Historian (AP145-150-PG p5), Herbalist (cr-62), Hermean Expatriate (wg-70), Hermit (cr-62), Hunter (cr-62)

Inlander (U wg-22), Issian Partisan (U wg-34)

Kalistrade Follower (U wg-130), Kyonin Emissary (U wg-130)

Labourer (cr-62), Lastwall Survivor (U wg-46), Local Scion (AP145-150-PG p5), Lumber Consortium Labourer (U pf2-lowg-130)

Magaambya Academic (U wg-94), Mammoth Speaker (U wg-118), Mana Wastes Refuge (U wg-82), Mantis Scion (wg-70), Martial Disciple (cr-63), Menagerie Dung Sweeper (U wg-22), Merabite Prodigy (U wg-58), Merchant (cr-63), Mind Quake Survivor (M2100 p3), Miner (cr-63), Molthuni Mercenary (U wg-46)

Nexian Mystic (U wg-82), Nirmathi Guerrilla (U wg-46), Noble (cr-63), Nomad (cr-63)

Oenopion Ooze-Tender (U wg-82), Onyx Trader (U wg-46), Out-Of-Towner (AP145-150-PG p5), Osirionologist (U wg-58)

Pathfinder Hopeful (lo-wg-22), Pathfinder Recruiter (psg7), Perfection Seeker (U wg-82), Press-Ganged (wg-70), Prisoner (cr-63), Purveyor of the Bizarre (U wg-58)

Quick (U wg-82)

Raised by Belief (gm-9), Razmiran Faithful (U wg-34), Reputation Seeker (AP145-150-PG p5), Returning Descendant (AP145-150-PG p5), Rivethun Adherent (wg-130), Rostland Partisan (U wg-34)

Sailor (cr-63), Sarkorian Reclaimer (U wg-34), Sarkorian Survivor (U wg-34), Scholar (cr-63), Scholar of the Ancients (wg-70), Scout (rb-cr-64), Secular Medic (U wg-58), Senghor Sailor (U wg-94), Shadow Haunted (wg-106), Shoanti Name-Bearer (wg-118), Shorky Seeker (U wg-94), Sodden Scavenger (U wg-94), Spell Seeker (psg7), Storm Survivor (wg-70), Street Urchin (cr-64)

Taldan Schemer (U wg-130), Thassilonian Traveller (U wg-118), Thrune Loyalist (U wg-106), Thuvian Unifier (U wg-58), Tinkerer (cr-64), Trade Consortium Underling (U wg-22), Trailblazer (psg7), Translator (psg7), Truth Seeker (AP145-150-PG p6)

Ulfen Raider (U wg-118), Undersea Enthusiast (U wg-70), Ustakavic Academic (U wg-46)

Vidrian Reformer (U wg-94), Varisian Wanderer (wg-118)

Warrior (cr-64), Whispering Way Scion (U wg-46), Wildwood Local (U wg-130), Winter’s Child (U wg-118), Witch Wary (wg-118), Wonder Taster (U wg-34)

Red Highlight available for game, Underline and Italic not for TRAP campaign

Background Feats

PF2 Background Feats – Field Medic

  • Source: Core Rulebook (rb-cr-63)
  • In the chaotic rush of battle, you learned to adapt to rapidly changing conditions as you administered to battle casualties. You patched up soldiers, guards, or other combatants, and learned a fair amount about the logistics of war.
  • Choose two ability boosts. One must be to Constitution or Wisdom, and one is a free ability boost.
  • You’re trained in the Medicine skill and the Warfare Lore skill. You gain the Battle Medic skill feat.

PF2 Background Feats – Pathfinder Hopeful

  • Source: PF2 Lost Omens World Guide (pf2-lo-wg p22 and M2100] p3)
  • Note: This feat is a free feat for all TRAP characters who have become trainee pathfinders with discussion and approval from GM.
  • You’ve long wanted to join the adventurous Pathfinder Society. You have taken up the dangerous life of an adventurer in hopes of earning a spot among the Pathfinders.
  • Choose two ability boosts. One must be to Constitution or Intelligence, and one is a free ability boost.
  • You’re trained in the Society skill and the Pathfinder Society Lore skill. You gain the Additional Lore skill feat.

PF2 Background Feats – Out of Towner

  • Source: PF2 Age of Ashes Player’s Guide (pf2-af-aapg p5)
  • You’ve never been to Breachill, nor do you have roots in the town, but as chance has it you find yourself visiting. You might be here traveling with a friend, visiting an old acquaintance, or merely here to see a new part of the world. Before coming to town, though, you spent many years living with an ancestry other than your own, and your diverse childhood has left you with an open mind and a curious nature.
  • You’re excited to meet new people and cultures, and answering the Call for Heroes seems to be an interesting way to do so.
  • Choose two ability boosts. One must be to Constitution or Intelligence, and one is a free ability boost.
  • You’re trained in the Diplomacy skill and the Lore skill thematically associated with the members of the ancestry you grew up with: Dwarf, Elf, Gnome, Goblin or Halfling. You gain the Hobnobber skill feat.

PF2 Background Feats – Scholar

  • Source: Core Rulebook (rb-cr-64)
  • You have a knack for learning, and sequestered yourself from the outside world to learn all you could. You read about so many wondrous places and things in your books, and always dreamed about one day seeing the real things. Eventually, that curiosity led you to leave your studies and become an adventurer.
  • Choose two ability boosts. One must be to Intelligence or Wisdom, and one is a free ability boost.
  • You’re trained in your choice of the Arcana, Nature, Occultism, or Religion skill, and gain the Assurance skill feat in your chosen skill. You’re also trained in the Academia Lore skill..

PF2 Background Feats – Scout

  • Source: Core Rulebook (rb-cr-65)
  • You called the wilderness home as you found trails and guided travelers. Your wanderlust could have called you to the adventuring life, or perhaps you served as a scout for soldiers and found you liked battle.
  • Choose two ability boosts. One must be to Dexterity or Wisdom, and one is a free ability boost.
  • You’re trained in the Survival skill and a Lore skill related to one terrain you scouted in (Such as Forest or Cavern). You gain the Forager skill feat.

Content Updates

  • 2022-04-10 – Added Scout Background details.
  • 2022-04-08 – Updating with characters reaching level 4.
  • 2021-12-14 – Updated Pathfinder Hopeful layout and content.
  • 2020-11-11 – Moved from Feat Page to its own Post.
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