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Proficient with Survival and Insight


Proficient with Herbalism Kit

The Ascetic 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 eschew the world and its material concerns, devoting yourself to spiritual and intellectual perfection. Luxury and even comfort are anathema to you., for they soften the spirit and distract the mind from what is truly important.

Ascetic 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.

  • Egoism: A tendency to put oneself, friends, and family first, at the expense of others.
  • Pragmatism: A tendency to value principality over principles.
  • Cynicism: A tendency to scoff at principles and values.
  • Caution: A tendency to take care of one's own safety above all.


Ascetic Features


Ascetic Starting Equipment


Ascetic 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.



Solasta Backgrounds
Academic  ♦  Acolyte  ♦  Aristocrat  ♦  Artist  ♦  Lawkeeper  ♦  Lowlife  ♦  Occultist  ♦  Philosopher  ♦  Sellsword  ♦  Spy


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