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Dorian Storm is an air genasi[2] bard who appeared in Exandria Unlimited. He is played by Robbie Daymond.

Description

Appearance

Official full-body portrait of Dorian Storm, by Hannah Friederichs.[art 1]

Fan art of Dorian, by LornArt.[art 2]

Dorian has sky-blue skin, crystal-blue eyes, and jet-black hair that falls in an ombre finishing in white and sky-blue just past his shoulders. He is 6'1"[9] and more lightweight than he appears. Most of his clothes and his lute are sunburst blue, but the inside of his cape is colored the oranges and reds of a sunset.[10]

Personality

Biography

Background

When Poska said Dorian seems to come from money, Dorian nervously brushed it off and claimed to just be a humble bard.[11] Dorian had lived "a very cloistered life" before he began adventuring, and he desperately wants to prove himself.[12]

Exandria Unlimited

Relationships

Dariax Zaveon

Dorian has referred to Dariax as a friend, which Dariax appeared touched by. Dorian told Poska that "if he doesn't like someone, I don't like someone."[13]

Character information

Notable Items

  • Winged Boots: An ancestral magic item.[14]
  • Moon-Touched Scimitar: Kept hidden beneath his lute by an extra tuning pin.[15] In darkness, the unsheathed blade sheds moonlight: bright light in a 15-foot radius, dim light for an additional 15 feet.[16]
  • Handaxe: The handle can detach to be a flute.[17]
  • Immovable Rod[18]
  • Six smoke grenades[19]
  • Caltrops[20]
  • Bag of ball bearings[21]

Abilities

  • Limited Blindsight[22]

Genasi Abilities

  • Subrace: Air Genasi
    • Unending Breath[23]
    • Mingle with the Wind (Cast Levitate 1/Day)

Bard Abilities

  • Bardic Inspiration (1d6)[24]
  • Jack of All Trades
  • Song of Rest (1d6)

Bard Spells

Cantrips
1st Level
2nd Level

Quotes

  • "Mm-hmm. Sorry, bacon lips."[31]
  • (While being grappled so hard he can only deal half damage with Dissonant Whispers:) "Joke's on you—I love hugs."[32]

Trivia

  • Dorian's name is a pun. He is a bard named after the Dorian musical scale.
    • Robbie hinted that Dorian Storm may be a stage name.[33] This not being his real name is also suggested by Aabria gesturing air quotes when she says his name for the first time.[1]
  • Unlike the rest of the party in Exandria Unlimited, Dorian's race was not clearly indicated in the first episode. Instead Robbie confirmed it in a Tweet a day after the initial broadcast.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 See "The Nameless Ones" (Ex01) at 10:08.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Robbie confirmed Dorian is an air genasi on twitter.
  3. See "The Nameless Ones" (Ex01) at 2:42:38.
  4. See "A Test of Worth" (Ex05).[citation needed]
  5. See "The Nameless Ones" (Ex01) at 2:38:03.
  6. See "The Nameless Ones" (Ex01) at 12:46.
  7. See "By the Road" (Ex04) at 27:07.
  8. See "The Nameless Ones" (Ex01) at 11:00.
  9. See "A Glorious Return" (Ex03) at 53:47.
  10. See "The Nameless Ones" (Ex01) from 10:17 through 11:23.
  11. See "The Nameless Ones" (Ex01) at 1:25:26.  Also see 1:20:57.
  12. Exandria Unlimited Playlist: Dorian on critrole.com
  13. See "The Nameless Ones" (Ex01) at 1:09:43.
  14. See "By the Road" (Ex04) at 4:01:19.
  15. See "The Nameless Ones" (Ex01) at 3:32:25.
  16. See D&D: Xanathar's Guide to Everything, 5th ed., p. 138.
  17. See "The Nameless Ones" (Ex01) at 0:44:21.
  18. See "A Glorious Return" (Ex03) at 2:28:10.
  19. See "A Glorious Return" (Ex03) at 2:27:57.
  20. See "A Glorious Return" (Ex03) at 2:27:52.
  21. See "A Glorious Return" (Ex03) at 2:27:54.
  22. Added as part of his backstory after a mistake was made, as revealed by Robbie on Twitter.
  23. See "The Oh No Plateau" (Ex02) at 2:36:37.
  24. See "The Nameless Ones" (Ex01) at 3:23:39.
  25. See "A Glorious Return" (Ex03) at 39:27.
  26. See "The Oh No Plateau" (Ex02) at 18:52.
  27. See "By the Road" (Ex04) at 2:24:42.
  28. See "The Oh No Plateau" (Ex02) at 35:53.
  29. See "By the Road" (Ex04) at 1:31:50.
  30. See "A Test of Worth" (Ex05).[citation needed]
  31. See "The Nameless Ones" (Ex01) at 44:54.
  32. See "The Oh No Plateau" (Ex02) at 0:36:43.
  33. See "The Oh No Plateau" (Ex02) at 0:21.

Art:

  1. Official full-body portrait of Dorian Storm, by Hannah Friederichs (source).  Permission needed.
  2. Fan art of Dorian, by LornArt (source).  Used with permission.