This article is about the alignment. For the creature subtype, see Chaotic (subtype).

Chaotic represents chaos, passion, fluidity, change, and unpredictability.


Some traits include:

  • Tolerance
  • Open-mindedness
  • Ideals of freedom
  • Enthusiasm
  • Emotionality
  • Doing "what you feel to be right"
  • A sound mistrustfulness towards authorities
  • Bending contracts (or the law) when it seems to be better for all involved

More extreme traits include:

  • Making contracts and never intending to fulfill them.
  • Double-crossing (or triple-crossing)
  • Instability
  • Dishonesty
  • Stealing
  • Subjectivity
  • Self-centredness
  • Wantonness
  • Insanity
  • Anarchy
  • Anomie

Elves, fey, demons, slaadi, eladrins, lillends, rogues, bards, barbarians, warlocks, and arcane tricksters are archetypal examples of chaotic, to various degrees.

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