Character Creation Rules Characters start at level 1. Ability score rules: 30 point buy using http://1d8.blogspot.com.au/2014/04/point-buy-calculator-for-d-next-5e.html as a quick tool. All alignments are available except Chaotic Evil. You may use character options from the Player Handbook, Elemental Evil Player's Companion (except Aarakocra), and the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide only. You may also select the Haunted One background: http://media.wizards.com/2016/downloads/DND/CoS_Character_Options.pdf You may use the standard equipment for your class and background. You may sell items for 1/2 the PHB price, and may purchase items at the PHB price using your available funds. Your Personality, Bonds, Ideals, Flaws may be anything you wish. Use the creation sources as a guide. If you have questions, ask the DM. A neat site is http://www.orcpub.com/ that allows you to edit things online and generate a pdf, or export it as a file for that site. When creating your character, take care to note the specifics of this adventure. Now, tell us about your character!