What Is An Acolyte:

The acolyte’s are the members of clergy and they usually answerable to the priest and of course they are junior members.

These acolyte does perform a variety of functions mostly in a temple and they are granted the minor spellcasting which is power by their deities. This is called as an acolyte 5e background. It has Different Traits, Actions, Attributes, so you have to know all of them to use this acolyte 5e. So let us start and you can follow them from the below lines.


In actions we have the best features and it has the melee weapon attack and you can check them from the below lines.
Club: Melee Weapon Attack: +2 to hit, reach 5ft., One target. Hit: 2 (1d4) bludgeoning damage.

Shelter Of The Faithful Feature:

And also it has the best and very much useful feature that is Shelter Of The Faithful, with this feature we can (Acolyte) commond the respect who share the faith which you have and you also can perform the religious ceremonies which are your diety. Also free healing, care at the temple, shrine or any other which are established presence of your faith because of this Shelter Of The Faithful you must have to provide any material component which are recomended or need for the spells.

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What Are The Attributes of The Acolyte In D&D

This Acolyte 5E has the below special attributes and those attributes can be chosen from the below lines.

ACOLYTE (Medium Humanoid like any race, Any Alignment)

Armor Class: 10
Hit Points: 9 (2d8)
Speed: 30 ft
Skills: Medicine +4, Religion +2
Challenge: 1/4 (50 XP)
Languages: Any One Language (Usually Common)

Now we need to know about the spell casting and which is in the traits and some more important aspects of this acolyte 5e traits.

Traits Of Acolyte d&d 5e:

Spellcasting: This 5e background is the 1st-level spellcaster. The wisdom is the spellcasting ability to the acolyte (The spell save DC 12, +4 to hit with the spell attacks).

The following cleric spells prepared for the acolyte which’re mentioned below.

1st level (3 Slots):  Bless Cure Wounds, Sanctuary
Cantrips (At Will):  Light, Thaumaturgy, Sacred Flame

Is There Any D&D 5E Art For The Acolyte Background?

Actually, most of the D&D players run the adventures on the roll 20 and use the official D&D art for their monsters which match the feel of the world which they are trying to represent.

If you do like we said in the above lines then you might have stucked with the query like “Does art for the acolyte exist in any of the dungeons and dragons (D&D) 5e published products? If yes, it is ok! but of not is there any official acolyte art in the D&D product?

The answer to the above query is as a single “official acolyte” appearance there is no such thing and the acolyte is a trainee priest or is  a low-rank priest. So we can use any art for the cleric which suits the specific religion and NPC which you desire to portray.

Final words:

Till now we have given all kind of information about the 5e acolyte background and we hope you have got much knowledge about this d&d 5e background. If you have any queries you can visit the dungeons and dragons official website especially for the backgrounds and the link has been mentioned above of this article.

You can ask any queries about not only the acolyte 5e background but also about the all kinds of dungeons and dragons role playing game 5e backgrounds too. So let’s hurry to be there and start your journey now.

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