Curse of Strahd
Great sprawling empire of the Old World. Having crushed many feuding petty kings and united many under the banner of the Holy Empire of the Morninglord’s grace they have turned from their past ways of darkness and magic to one of light, civilization, and modernity.
Languages spoken in Burgundria
Burgundrian - You speak the lingua franca of the realm (this replaces common). You speak a specific accent. Certain groups may have a higher or lower DC for CHA based checks based on your accent. Attempting to speak in a different accent requires a DC 15 Deception check.
Available Accents are:
Low Burgundrian (rural peoples)
Urban Burgundrian (mercantile and artisan classes)
High Burgundrian (a refined courtly affectation of speaking)
Foreign Accent If you come from some place other than Burgundria your accent can’t be placed but you are marked as an outsider.
Brythonic - You speak the language of the Island and noble Kingdom of Brythonia
Goidelic - You speak the language of the hill and forest folk, considered by many to be a debased form of Burgundrian.
Ludinac - The language of Ancient Rodinium, the language of scholars and priests
Vistani - You speak the traveler’s tongue of the people. This is normally only taken by bards or rogues
Reconstructed Hierophyte - The ancient language of Ej-Tep. As this is a lost language even with proficiency and/or spells you are at disadvantage when making checks in this language.
Enochian - A divine language of angels (you can only select proficiency if it can replace SUPERNAL being SPECIFICALLY mentioned in your background or other class feature)
The Devil’s Cant - A language spoken by fiends, the real name known only to it’s speakers. Knowledge of this language is almost universally considered proof positive you practice witchcraft (you can only select proficiency if it can replace INFERNAL as SPECIFICALLY mentioned in your background or other class feature)