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Sir Dinadan, The Jester Knight

Sir Dinadan, The Jester Knight
  • Alias: The Jester Knight
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Human
  • Occupation: Knight of the Round Table, Entertainer
  • Religion: Polytheistic (Worshipper of various deities)
  • Allies: King Arthur, Knights of the Round Table, Troubadours and Bards
  • Enemies: Enemies of Camelot, Those who suppress joy and laughter
  • Abode/Base of Operations: Camelot Castle
  • Nationality: Briton
  • Languages: English, French
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Affiliation(s): Knights of the Round Table, Troubadours and Bards Guild
  • Significant Others: None in particular, as Dinadan is known for his lighthearted and carefree nature

Dinadan, a member of King Arthur’s Round Table, is a charming and humorous knight whose wit matches his skill with a sword. He is driven by his desire for adventure and the pursuit of joy in all aspects of life. Dinadan is often found regaling his fellow knights with his clever tales and playing his lute, bringing laughter and mirth to the court.

Physically, Sir Dinadan is a tall and slender knight, known for his lanky frame and quick movements. He has tousled, chestnut-brown hair that falls in unruly waves around his face. His mischievous blue eyes twinkle with humor, and a perpetual smirk dances upon his lips. He is often seen dressed in vibrant and colorful attire, adorned with jester-like patterns and decorations. His armor is polished and well-maintained, bearing the emblem of the Round Table. Despite his playful appearance, there is an undeniable grace and agility in his movements, showcasing his skill as a knight.

While not driven by the quest for glory like some of his fellow knights, Dinadan’s purpose lies in finding amusement and spreading joy in the midst of the serious and often grim realities of their world. He uses his skills in combat to protect the weak and uphold the ideals of chivalry, but he also seeks to bring lightness and humor to the lives of those around him. His ultimate goal is to find joy and fulfillment in every adventure, savoring the moments of mirth and creating lasting memories for himself and his companions.

With his quick wit, talented swordplay, and infectious laughter, His presence brings a unique energy to the Round Table. Though he may not be known for his grand feats or epic quests, his lighthearted approach to life serves as a reminder to his fellow knights to find joy even in the face of adversity. Dinadan’s stories and jests provide a much-needed respite from the weighty burdens carried by Arthur and his comrades, fostering camaraderie and strengthening the bonds of friendship among the knights.

Sir Dinadan

"How King Makre and Sir Dinadan heard Sir Palomides makeing  great sarrow and mourning for La Beale Isoud." Dinadan
“How King Makre and Sir Dinadan heard Sir Palomides makeing  great sarrow and mourning for La Beale Isoud.”

Medium humanoid (human), Chaotic Good

Armor Class 19 (plate armor, shield) Hit Points 126 (14d10 + 42) Speed 30 ft.

16 (+3)18 (+4)16 (+3)14 (+2)12 (+1)20 (+5)

Saving Throws Str +6, Dex +7, Con +6, Wis +4 Skills Acrobatics +7, Performance +10, Persuasion +10 Senses Passive Perception 11 Languages Common Challenge 9 (5,000 XP)


  • Jester’s Wit: Sir Dinadan’s sharp wit and clever remarks often catch his foes off guard. He has advantage on Charisma (Persuasion) checks when attempting to taunt or verbally outwit an opponent.
  • Lighthearted Demeanor: Sir Dinadan’s lighthearted nature and ability to find humor in even the direst of situations grants him advantage on saving throws against fear effects.
  • Knightly Elegance: Sir Dinadan carries himself with grace and elegance befitting a knight of the Round Table. He has advantage on Charisma (Performance) checks when performing for an audience or trying to make a favorable impression.
  • Misdirection: Sir Dinadan is a master of misdirection and deception. He has proficiency in the Sleight of Hand skill and advantage on Dexterity (Sleight of Hand) checks when attempting to perform sleight-of-hand tricks or pickpocket.
  • Heart of the Jester: Sir Dinadan’s jester persona enables him to connect with people from all walks of life. He has advantage on Charisma checks when interacting with commoners, merchants, and other non-noble individuals.

Actions Multiattack. Sir Dinadan makes two attacks: with his longsword

Longsword. Melee Weapon Attack: +9 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 13 (2d8 + 4) slashing damage.

Reactions Parry. Sir Dinadan adds 4 to his AC against one melee attack that would hit him. To do so, he must see the attacker and be wielding a melee weapon.

Legendary Actions Sir Dinadan can take 3 legendary actions, choosing from the options below. He can take only one legendary action at a time and only at the end of another creature’s turn. Sir Dinadan regains spent legendary actions at the start of his turn.

  • Parry. Sir Dinadan makes a parry attack.
  • Mocking Taunt (Costs 2 Actions). Sir Dinadan mocks a creature within 60 feet that can hear and understand him. The target must succeed on a DC 16 Wisdom saving throw or have disadvantage on its next attack roll.
  • Inspiring Performance (Costs 3 Actions). Sir Dinadan performs a rousing tune, granting up to three friendly creatures within 30 feet of him advantage on their next attack roll or saving throw.

Equipment Sir Dinadan is equipped with plate armor, and a longsword. He also carries a shield, a lute, a set of vibrant knightly attire with the crest of the Round Table, and a pouch containing 20 gold pieces.

Magic Items He possesses the Cloak of the Jester, which allows him to cast the Disguise Self spell at will.

Description Sir Dinadan is a skilled and renowned knight of the Round Table, known for his quick wit, jovial nature, and musical talents. He stands tall and proud in his gleaming plate armor, with a shield emblazoned with the crest of the Round Table. His blond hair falls to his shoulders, and his eyes twinkle with mischief.

Sir Dinadan’s presence brings both merriment and bravery to the knights of Camelot. He wields his sword and bow with great skill, always ready to defend his comrades. In addition to his martial prowess, his performances on the lute inspire courage and uplift the spirits of those around him.

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