I am trying to locate the MOST possible starting gold in AL for a level 1 new PC. Without using XGtE's "This is Your Life" options or DM rewards?
The Goal: Is to have excess of 200gp, even by a single sp, to allow the purchase of Splint armor & any weapon (although ideally a pike)
From my research, & best attempt so far, the below seems to be THE MOST GP, of any starting class & background combination
From my understanding of this text:
Prior to the start of any adventure (including your first), characters can sell any of their unwanted equipment for 50% of its listed value, and/or purchase new equipment. New characters can use this rule to sell some (or all) of their starting gear, and use the proceeds toward the purchase of better equipment
This details my best attempt, so far. The most I can get my hands on from class starting equipment seems to be:
Fighter PHB (option to take 200gp & no other equipment, including any given by background choice, I hope to exceed this amount by at least 1 silver)
- 2 hand crossbows (sells for 75gp)
- light crossbow & bolts (sells for 13gp)
- Chainmail (sells for 37.5gp)
- Dungeoneer's pack (all contents sells for 6.15gp)
Class total: 131.65gp
The most I can get my hands on from background starting equipment seems to be:
Detective Rats of Waterdeep: Appendix A (Does NOT count as your +1)
- Magnifying glass (sells for 50gp)
- Bottle of ink (sells for 5gp)
- Quill (sells for 0.01gp)
- Folded parchment notepad, (how many pages?..1...10?, sells for 0.1gp if 1)
- Greatcoat (robe?, sells for 1gp)
- Hat (trinket?)
- Also a belt pouch containing 8 gp & Common clothes (keep)
Background Total: 64.11gp
Adding both together: 131.65 + 64.11 = 195.76gp
Even selling your common clothes & belt pouch you cant get to the ability of buying Splint armor for 200gp.
Did I miss any way of getting more gp, other than DM rewards and/or XGtE's "This is Your Life" options?
Please let me know if you know of a method to exceed 200gp without using XGtE's "This is Your Life" options or DM rewards, thank you.