Sample Fantasy Character Equipment Lists

DUNGEONEER’S GEAR (AD&D)

Adapted from Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.

  • A melee weapon (longsword or battleaxe common).
  • Leather armor (or better, unless forbidden).
  • A waterskin (2 quarts of drinkable water).
  • Backpack, containing…
    • Flint and tinder.
    • A tallow candle.
    • Two torches.
    • Food rations (2 weeks).
    • A blanket.
    • A coil of rope (100 feet).
    • Six iron spikes.
  • Belt pouch, containing…
    • A few coins of copper (commoner), silver (merchant) or gold (noble).
    • A spoon.
    • A small bowl.

BURGLAR’S PACK

From Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition Player’s Handbook, p. 151; price 16 gold pieces.

  • a backpack, containing…
    • a bag of 1,000 ball bearings
    • 10 feet of string
    • a bell
    • 5 candles
    • a crowbar
    • a hammer
    • 10 pitons
    • a hooded lantern
    • 2 flasks of oil
    • 5 days rations
    • a tinderbox
    • a waterskin
  • The pack also has 50 feet of hempen rope strapped to the side of it.

DIPLOMAT’S PACK

From Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition Player’s Handbook, p. 151; price 39 gold pieces. Includes a chest.

  • 2 cases for maps and scrolls
  • a set of fine clothes
  • a bottle of ink
  • an ink pen
  • a lamp
  • 2 flasks of oil
  • 5 sheets of paper
  • a vial of perfume
  • sealing wax
  • soap

DUNGEONEER’S PACK (5e)

From Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition Player’s Handbook, p. 151; price 12 gold pieces. Includes a backpack.

  • a crowbar
  • a hammer
  • 10 pitons
  • 10 torches
  • a tinderbox
  • 10 days of rations
  • a waterskin

The pack also has 50 feet of hempen rope strapped to the side of it.

PLANEWALKER’S GEAR

Adapted from TSR’s Planescape campaign setting

  • Most any style of clothing, but always with heavy boots.
  • A short sword.
  • Waterskin (2 quarts of drinkable water).
  • Backpack, containing…
    • A blindfold.
    • Earplugs.
    • Food rations.
    • Rope (coil of 100 feet).
    • Oiled tent.
    • Stone with a continual light spell cast on it.
    • Journal with pencil.
  • A belt pouch, containing…
    • A few coins of copper, silver and gold.

OCCULT HUNTER’S EQUIPMENT

  • Non-descript clothing, dark colors.
  • A pistol.
  • Clip of silver bullets.
  • Knife made of cold iron.
  • Knife made of silver.
  • Wooden stakes (set of 6).
  • Holy symbol (matches faith of hunter).
  • Cigarette lighter and aerosol can (improvised flamethrower).