artist background solasta crown of the magister wiki guide

Background Features

Additional Languages

Choose one additional language.

Artist Skills

Proficient with Persuasion, Deception, and Performance.


The Artist is a Background in Solasta: Crown of the Magister introduced during the Inner Strength DLC. A Background is a character feature that is presented during Character Customization. A character's background is what they did before taking up the adventuring life. The background gives them equipment and proficiencies, as well as the ability to select proficiency flags that affect the character's dialogue choices.


You have a creative talent, either inborn or developed through years of work and practice, that has provided you with a living. Be it music, painting, sculpture, acting, or some other form of artistic expression, your reputation has spread and people will pay for your works.

Artist Personality Flags

A character's personality affects their conversations. Some narrative flags provide variants to standard dialogue, while others unlock different dialogue branches so the character can play according to their personality. Players can choose up to (2) personality flags based on the background, while (2) more according to their chosen alignment.

  • Cynicism: A tendency to scoff at principles and values.
  • Kindness: A tendency to care about others, preferring to make friends rather than enemies.
  • Greed: A tendency to value wealth and comfort above all else.
  • Egoism: A tendency to put oneself, friends, and family first, at the expense of others


Artist Features


Artist Starting Equipment


Artist Tips & Builds

  • Character Personality: You can create strong personality features by combining the same flag from the background and the alignment. The resulting personality is summarized at the bottom left of the screen. The deepest color indicates the strongest personality.
  • Background Alignment: Describes the character's moral and personal attitudes affinity of your character. In Solasta, alignment is the second form of personality customization.



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