Page References
  • Cypher System Rulebook, Page 68
  • Numenera Character Options, Page 19

Graceless and awkward, you were told that you’d grow out of it, but you never did. You often drop things, trip over your own feet, or knock things over. Some people get frustrated by this quality, but most find it funny and even a little charming.

Some players may not want to be defined by a “negative” quality like Clumsy, but in truth, even this kind of
descriptor has enough advantages that it makes for capable and talented characters. What negative descriptors really do is make more interesting and complex characters that are often great fun to play.