philosopher background solasta wiki guide

Background Features


Proficient in Medicine and Persuasion.


Proficient with Herbalism Kit.

Additional Languages

Choose two additional languages.

Strongest Personality

This character uses complete sentences, with technical or academic vocabulary.

Background Equipment

Crafting Starter Pack
25 Gold Pieces
Herbalism Kit

Philosopher is a Background in Solasta: Crown of the Magister. 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 spent almost all of your life reading books and learning about the world of Solasta and even others. You are passionate about knowledge and an expert when it comes to understanding. Now you've decided to take a new path, to explore and discover the world by yourself.

Philosopher 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.

  • Pragmatism:  A tendency to value practicality over principles.
  • Cynicism: A tendency to scoff at principles and values.
  • Kindness: A tendency to care about others, preferring to make friends rather than enemies.
  • Altruism: A tendency to always try to help those in need.
  • Strongest Personality - Formal: This character uses complete sentences, with technical or academic vocabulary.


Philosopher Features


Philosopher Starting Equipment


Philosopher 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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