To these city druids, the city speaks to them and they feel tasked with protecting them, restoring balances, and showing the beauty of nature even in the dingiest, dirtiest and dankest of ditches by the road side.
The Circle of the City is a fantastic archetype for urban fantasy campaigns with flavorful abilities that help them survive in the cityscape.
You are used to scrapping in taverns and in alleyways with would-be punks.
When you choose this circle at 2nd level, you gain the Shillelagh cantrip.
The plague-cured beggars are your friends and you are the shepherd of the city's sewers.
Starting at 2nd level, you are immune to poison and disease.
In the urban environment, personal space is a premium resource and you generally ignore it. You have places to be.
Starting at 2nd level, you can move through your allies squares at full movement speed and you can move through enemy squares at half speed.
Seen but Unseen
Survival in the city is about knowing how to be ignored and how to notice those who are also trying to be ignored.
At 2nd level, you gain proficiency in the Stealth Perception skills.
Each city you visit has a unique personality with different fashions and population diversity. You intend to blend into every city and often lose yourself in your personas.
Starting at 6th level, when you first enter a city you gain a new Urban Shape. You can take an action, upon entering a city, to transform into the Urban Shape. Your appearance magically transforms to match that of a unique humanoid. When you take on the town or cities unique Urban Shape, you decide what you look like, including your height, weight, facial features, sound of your voice, hair length, coloration, and distinguishing characteristics, if any. You can make yourself appear as a member of another race, though none of your statistics change. You can shift in size between Small and Medium. You can also change your clothes into a unique outfit that is paired with Urban Shape but if you revert to your normal form, they do as well. After you creature an Urban Shape for a city, at any time, you can take an action to transform into this form or back into your normal form.
If you wish to change a city's Urban Shape, you must concentrate for up to 1 minute on the changes you want to make to the unique form of your Urban Shape.
While in your Urban Shape, you can add your proficiency bonus to all Intelligence checks that test your knowledge of the city and all Charisma checks to interact with citizens of the city.
A bear or vulture stands out in a cityscape, but a pile of refuse does not.
Starting at 10th level, you gain the ability to, as an action, transform into a Medium sized inaminate object. This can be anything from a wagon wheel to a barrel to a potted plant. While in this shape, you must maintain concentration to remain in this shape. If another creature touches you, you must make a concentration check. While in this form, you do not need to breathe, eat or sleep. You cannot move and are indistinguishable from an ordinary object. You can stay in this shape for up to 1 hour.
You regain this ability on short or long rests.
Keeper of City SecretsYou are a citizen of every city in the world. Even cities that have ceased to exist or have yet to be.
Starting at 14th level, you can speak, read, write and understand all languages.
The Circle of the Land druid picks a land to draw bonus spells from. Some druids aren't drawn to the wild but instead use their nature magic to creature beautiful gardens. For such druids, such as the Royal Gardeners of Saesun, they can choose the Garden environment which focused on spells that would help them to cultivate and control a garden.
Garden Expanded Spells
3 Create or Destroy Water, Spike Growth
5 Plant Growth, Meld into Stone
7 Stone Shape, Control Water
9 Wall of Stone, Passwall