|A typical gypsy|
Gypsy are versatile arcanists, capable in combat, art, and magic alike. Bards practice magic as they would art or song and use their artistic talents to induce magical effects that either bolster their party or hinder their enemy, typically through illusion magic. They also are among the most versatile of characters, capable of learning from practically any trade.
Bards come from a wide variety of traditions, given their love of history and art. However, many bards fall under one of the following.