Template:Infobox Character

Infobox Character

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Description[edit source]

This template is used to create a character infobox.

Dependencies[edit source]

Parameters[edit source]

  • title - Name at the top of the infobox. Use if different from the article title, as this will autopopulate with the article's name if left blank.
  • image - Image file. Do not use brackets ( [[ ), thumbnail the image, or use a file size here.
  • image_size - Size for the image. Set this only if the autosizing is awkward.
  • caption - Caption, preferably using {{art official caption}}
  • tabbed images - For the following, N is any number from 1 through 5. Do not use this if setting only one image, use the above.
    • imageN_tab - Name of the tab
    • imageN - Image file. Do not use brackets ( [[ ), thumbnail the image, or use a file size here.Do
    • imageN_caption - Caption, preferably using {{art official caption}}
  • type - Player character, Non-player character, etc. Recognizes inputs such as PC and NPC.
  • actor - The actor or actors who play this character. If multiple actors, include which works or campaigns this actor played then, i.e. "Matthew Mercer (Campaign 3)".
  • class - Mechanical class, if the character is from a TTRPG with such.
  • class_label - Changes the "Class" label. If not used, defaults to "Class".
  • race - Racial heritage or species. Include any specific sub-groups, such as "Elf (Drow)", "Gnome (Werewolf)", or "Human (Vampire)"
  • name - Full name, if different from the article. For example, "Fjord Stone" for Fjord and "Percival Fredrickstein von Musel Klossowski de Rolo III" for Percival de Rolo.
  • pronouns - Present as a single entry, i.e. "he/they", not as a bulleted list. If unknown, leave blank.
  • characterTitles - Titles the character holds, such as "Captain" or "Master of Law of the Tal'Dorei Council"
  • AKA - Significant aliases. These typically are other names or nicknames that are used recurrently or are narratively notable. Do not list every single n
  • age - Age, using {{character age}}. It is not necessary to list a character's age for every single work they appeared or are mentioned in. Considering listing only ages for signicant works that are some years apart.
  • languages - Languages that the character speaks or understands. Avoid using if the only entry is "Common"
  • place - Important locations relating to the character.
  • family - Notable family members, preferably sticking to named individuals. If there is a significant number of known and names family, consider sticking to just immediate family or using {{Collapsible list}}
  • partner - Current and former romantic partners
  • children - As it says on the tin
  • profession - What the character does or formerly did. Generally, this is a broad field of work ("Sailor") though a specific position may be used instead ("Ship's navigator")
  • connections - Notable group memberships or personal relationships that the character has. Remember that the Infobox is a summary, so this should be the character's most important and significant affiliations.
  • status - The last known status of the character, i.e. whether they are alive, dead, undead, etc.
  • deathReason - Manner of death and episode or date it happened. Keep this as brief as possible.
  • deathEp - Depreciated, being phased out. Episode of death, using {{ep}}
  • creatureType - Creature type, such as Beast, Celestial, Humanoid, Undead, etc.
  • background - Mechanical background, i.e. "Haunted One" or "Far Traveler"
  • alignment - Characters alignment or alignments over time.
  • level - Character level. If multiclassed, indicate the level split in a parenthetical.
  • HP - Hit points
  • AC - Armor class
  • DC - DC of abilities and spells
  • str - Strength score
  • dex - Dexterity score
  • con - Constitution score
  • int - Intelligence score
  • wis - Wisdom score
  • cha - Charisma score
  • speed - Speed (walk, swim, fly, etc.), format as "type ##", such as "walk 30". Only include if the character has a designated speed of that type and do not include speeds granted by spells such as Fly.
  • statsRef - Reference for stats section
  • first - Work of first appearance. If an episode, use {{ep}}.
  • last - Work of last appearance. If an episode, use {{ep}}.
  • stream - Total appearances on the stream, as: [[Campaign X]] (X episodes)
  • television - Total appearances on television shows, as: ''[[Title of Show]]'' (X episodes)
  • comic - Titles of comics appeared in, as: ''[[The Tales of Exandria: The Bright Queen]]'' (X issues) or ''[[The Mighty Nein Origins: Jester Lavorre]]''
  • other - Other works the character appears in, such as Kith & Kin or The Nine Eyes of Lucien

Blank template[edit source]

{{Infobox Character
| title = <!-- If different from article title -->
| image = 
| image_size =
| caption = 
| imageN_tab = One word description of your image. Do not use if you not intend to create a gallery of images. N can be any number from 1 to 5.
| imageN = The first image (Just the name, no "File:" or brackets required)
| imageN_caption = Caption for the first image, which is auto-centered.  Accepts wiki markup and HTML, including reference citations. Ideally uses {{art caption}}
<!-- Basic information -->
| type = <!-- PC, NPC, etc. -->
| actor = 
| class_label = 
| class = 
| race = 
<!-- Biographical information -->
| name = <!-- If different from article title -->
| pronouns = 
| characterTitles = 
| AKA = 
| age = <!-- Use {{character age}} -->
| languages = <!-- Avoid using if the only entry is "Common" -->
| place = 
| family = 
| partner = 
| children = 
| profession = 
| connections = 
<!-- Status -->
| status = 
| deathReason = 
| deathEp = 
<!-- Mechanical information -->
| creatureType = 
| background = 
| alignment = 
| level = 
| HP = 
| AC = 
| DC = 
| str = 
| dex = 
| con = 
| int = 
| wis = 
| cha = 
| speed =
| statsRef = 
<!-- Appearances -->
| first = 
| last = 
| stream = <!-- [[Campaign X]] (X episodes) -->
| television = <!-- ''[[The Legend of Vox Machina]]'' (X episodes) -->
| comic = <!-- Wikilinked comic series title, i.e. the italicized part like "Vox Machina Origins Series II" or "The Tales of Exandria: The Bright Queen" -->
| other = <!-- Any works that are not a streamed episode or a comic, including "Pre-stream" and "Kith & Kin" --> 
}}

Sample Output[edit source]

Example Character
Non-player character

Official art of Example Character, by Artist Name

Official art of Example Character, by Artist Name
Basic information
ActorAabria Iyengar
RaceHalf-orc
ClassPaladin
Biographical information
Full nameExample Placeholder Character
Pronounsshe/her
TitlesCaptain
Also known asI.E.
Age675 (836 PD)
LanguagesCommon, Orcish, Elvish
PlacesPort Damali
FamilyLorem Ipsum (father)
PartnerExample Person (wife)
ChildrenExample Child
ProfessionCopywriter
AffiliationsCopywriter Guild
Status
StatusAlive (836 PD, Resurrected)
Cause of deathTripped into a ravine
Mechanical information
Creature typeHumanoid
BackgroundHaunted One
AlignmentNeutral Good
Level5
HP
39
AC
17
DC
12
Strength
17
Dexterity
10
Constitution
16
Intelligence
13
Wisdom
10
Charisma
18
Speed
walk 35, swim 35
Stats reference[1]
Appearances
First seen"Refjorged" (2x76)
Last seen"A Heart Grown Cold" (2x113)
StreamCampaign 2 (17 episodes)
TelevisionThe Legend of Vox Machina (3 episodes)
ComicsThe Tales of Exandria: Example (4 issues)
Other worksExample Novel
{{Infobox Character
| title = Example Character
| image1_tab = Level 1
| image1 = Placeholder.png
| image1_caption = Official art of Example Character, by Artist Name
| image2_tab = Level 5
| image2 = Miraheze-Logo.svg
| image2_caption = Official art of Example Character, by Artist Name
<!-- Basic information -->
| type = NPC
| actor = Aabria Iyengar
| class = Paladin
| race = Half-orc
<!-- Biographical information -->
| name = Example Placeholder Character
| pronouns = she/her
| characterTitles = Captain
| AKA = I.E.
| age = {{character age|675|836 PD}}
| languages = Common, Orcish, Elvish
| place = Port Damali
| family = Lorem Ipsum (father)
| partner = Example Person (wife)
| children = Example Child
| profession = Copywriter
| connections = Copywriter Guild
<!-- Status -->
| status = Alive (836 PD, Resurrected)
| deathReason = Tripped into a ravine
| deathEp = {{ep|2x80}}
<!-- Mechanical information -->
| creatureType = Humanoid
| background = Haunted One
| alignment = Neutral Good
| level = 5
| HP = 39
| AC = 17
| DC = 12
| str = 17
| dex = 10
| con = 16
| int = 13
| wis = 10
| cha = 18
| speed = walk 35, swim 35
| statsRef = <ref>Example reference</ref>
<!-- Appearances -->
| first = {{ep|2x76}}
| last = {{ep|2x113}}
| stream = [[Campaign 2]] (17 episodes)
| television = ''[[The Legend of Vox Machina]]'' (3 episodes)
| comic = ''The Tales of Exandria: Example'' (4 issues)
| other = ''Example Novel''
}}
  1. Example reference

References[edit source]

This template is used to create a character infobox.

Template parameters[Edit template data]

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
titletitle

Header title, will default to the article name if left empty

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imageimage

Image (Just the name, no File: or brackets required)

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captioncaption

Caption for the image, which is auto-centered. Accepts wiki markup and HTML, including reference citations. Ideally uses {{art caption}}

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image1image1

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image1_altimage1_alt

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image1_captionimage1_caption

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image1_tabimage1_tab

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image2image2

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image2_altimage2_alt

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image2_captionimage2_caption

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image2_tabimage2_tab

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image3image3

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image3_altimage3_alt

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image3_captionimage3_caption

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image3_tabimage3_tab

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image4image4

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image4_altimage4_alt

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image4_captionimage4_caption

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image4_tabimage4_tab

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image5image5

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image5_altimage5_alt

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image5_captionimage5_caption

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image5_tabimage5_tab

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Character Typetype

NPC, Player Character, or Guest Player Character

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Actor Nameactor

Automatically converts "NAME" to "[[NAME]]". To use multiple actors, you must include an opening bracket, such as "[[Laura Bailey]]<br />[[Matthew Mercer]]"

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namename

Full name of character if different from the article name

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pronounspronouns

The character's pronouns. Present as a single entry, i.e. "he/they", not a bulleted list.

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Character TitlescharacterTitles

Formal titles, which used more than once and/or that have significance. Must be referenced.

Example
Master of Law of the Tal'Dorei Council
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AliasesAKA

Aliases used more than once and/or that have significance. Must be referenced.

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Creature TypecreatureType

D&D Creature type, such as Beast / Celestial / Humanoid / Undead

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racerace

no description

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classclass

no description

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ageage

no description

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alignmentalignment

no description

Example
Chaotic Good
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languageslanguages

Various languages each character speaks

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placeplace

Character's place(s) of importance (birth, childhood, tragedy, training, residence, business, death, etc.)

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partnerpartner

no description

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familyfamily

Notable family members, preferably sticking to named ones

Example
[[Wilhand Trickfoot]] (uncle)
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connectionsconnections

List of connections

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professionprofession

The character's profession

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Character Statusstatus

The character's status, such as Alive / Deceased / Unconscious / Undead

Example
Alive
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Death ReasondeathReason

no description

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Death EpisodedeathEp

Episode code of death

Example
{{ep|1x30}}
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Stats ReferencestatsRef

no description

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levellevel

no description

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Hit PointsHP

no description

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Armor ClassAC

no description

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Difficulty ClassDC

Difficulty Class of spells or abilities

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Strengthstr

no description

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Dexteritydex

no description

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Constitutioncon

no description

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Intelligenceint

no description

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Wisdomwis

no description

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Charismacha

no description

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Movement speedspeed

no description

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First Appearancefirst

First appearance in every type of media (stream, animated, print)

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Last Appearancelast

If different from the first appearance, last appearance in every type of media (stream, animated, print)

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streamstream

On-stream episode appearances

Example
[[Campaign 1]] (25 episodes)
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Television Appearancestelevision

Episodes of ''Legends of Vox Machina'' appeared in

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Comic Book Appearancescomic

Titles of comic series appeared in

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otherother

Non-episode and non-comic work appeared in

Example
''[[Kith & Kin]]''
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