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D&D 5E – Character Sheet with Dice Rolling


5E – Dice Rolling Character Sheets

The pandemic has made a change to the way I am running D&D games. Running a virtual game of Dungeons and Dragons made me realize how useful it would be if your Player’s Character Sheet would roll your the dice for you. So I took my Character Sheets (you can find then HERE) and figured a way to to add dice rolling. These are my results..

Download a sheet by clicking on the underlined word.

DICE ROLLING Character Sheets: For each class there is a 4 page character sheet: Artificer, Barbarian, Bard, Cleric, Druid, Fighter, Monk, Paladin, Ranger, Rogue, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard
Class Feature Sheets: These are the same feature sheets that are available on my previous Character Sheets post, repeated here for your convenience. Artificer, Barbarian, Bard, Cleric, Druid, Fighter, Monk, Paladin, Ranger, Rogue, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard
Simple DICE ROLLING Character Sheet:This is a 2 page character sheet if you don’t need the class information: download it  HERE
Multi-class DICE ROLLING Character Sheet:This has 4 general pages plus an additional 12 pages – one for each class in the Player’s Handbook: download it HERE

Magic Item Record Sheet: The character sheets may not provide enough space to track all of your character’s magic items. If your character requires more space than available on this one page simply copy the file under a different name for each page required. You can scroll the text if the magic item description is too long to fit in the box. If you intend to print the page you should abbreviate long descriptions to fit in a single box, or split the description across two or more boxes. download it HERE

Using the Dice Rollers

I tried several free PDF viewers, and the one that works best with these is Adobe Reader. I recommend you download your Character Sheet and use Adobe Reader to fill it out.

Box by box instructions for filling in the Character Sheets can be found HERE. The only difference is that on these sheets clicking on any red text will generate and display a dice roll.

On the upper right corner of each page there is spot that looks like this  #____   Previously, this is where you could put a version number if you had multiple versions of the same sheet. This has been re-purposed to display the results of any dice roll you may indicate just below that line. For example if you enter 4d12+6 and then click on the red = sign it will roll four 12 sided dice, add them together and add 6 to the total. Above the line it will display the results of that roll. Above that it will show the result of each die rolled. This same space on page 1 is also used to display the results of an ability check, a saving throw, a skill check, or an initiative check. The results of an initiative check will also be displayed in the initiative box. You can override the number in the initiative box by typing in a different number if need be.

The attack bonus box for each weapon will now roll 1d20 and add the attack bonus to the roll. It displays the result of the roll in the same box. There is also an ADV (advantage) and a DIS (disadvantage) box that you can check to roll 2d20 and pick the highest (for advantage) or lowest (for disadvantage) of the two before adding the attack bonus. If a natural 1 is rolled (for advantage two natural 1s must be rolled) it will display MISS in red letters. If a natural 20 is rolled (for disadvantage two natural 20s must rolled) it will display HIT in green letters and will check the CRIT box.

The damage box for each weapon will now roll the indicated number of dice of the indicated size and add the indicated bonus. It displays the result of the roll in the same box. It also shows the results of each individual die roll. If the CRIT (critiacl hit) box is checked the number of dice rolled will be doubled.

For spellcasting characters, clicking on the spell attack modifier (on page 4) will make a spell attack roll and display the results of that roll on the #____ line at the top of that page.

8 responses to “D&D 5E – Character Sheet with Dice Rolling

  1. Anonymous March 5, 2021 at 3:45 pm

    I want to start off by saying I love your character sheets. I’m making a new character that’s going to be starting as a fighter before progressing into Artificer and I just noticed that the multiclass sheets don’t have artificer as an option. I’ll still be using your sheets, just going to mix up the two files for now 😀

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    • Ronny March 5, 2021 at 5:19 pm

      Thanks for pointing that out. The Artificer came out after I made my multiclass sheet (without dice rolling) and when I made my Artificer sheet I forgot to go back and add it to the multiclass sheet. I’ll see if I can find the time to go back and add it in the next week or so. Hopefully I’ll get it done before you need it.
      I’ll post a reply here when I do.

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  2. Erika March 19, 2021 at 11:37 am

    Thank you so much for these!!! I love your character sheets…they just make more sense to my brain. I am a multi-classed Wizard/Sorcerer in one campaign and a Cleric/Druid in another these are going to help me so much!!!!!

    (I left this same comment on beer the wrong page SMH)

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    • Ronny March 20, 2021 at 9:05 am

      Thank you Erika,
      I feel the same about these, that is why I made them. None of the others I could find worked for me so I started with ones I made for third edition and worked them over until they made sense to me.

      (I see the comment you left on the wrong page – no worries.)

      I have a question for you. Do you use the dice rolling feature on these sheets, or does the previous version (without dice rolling) work better for you?

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