We’ve prepared a list of ten Midjourney prompts for creating female characters in your tabletop adventures. Whether you’re running the game or looking for some fun images to bring as a player, we’ve got a list of over ten prompts below with sample images we know you’re going to love.
Feel free to grab any images that suit your needs. Let’s get started!
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The following prompts are for creating female characters in your tabletop game. I love creating random images of people in Midjourney. It’s a great way to get inspiration for a new character, whether it’s for a player to call their own, or to plant someone interesting as an NPC.
a spooky bank guard in a steampunk style, fashion photography, with a guard dog –v 5.2
And, if you need more NPC inspiration, make sure to check out The Lorekeep. It’s our repository of NPCs ready for you to drop in your own games.
For each of these prompts below, I posted the exact wording I used beneath the image. For some of them, swapping out different inclusions or concepts may work if you want to adjust the results, but for others you’ll probably just want to keep the prompt pretty close to get a similar output. Feel free to grab these images, too.
Female D&D Character 1: Glamourpunk Girls
vector, silkscreen, fantasy elf in glamourpunk style, yellow, an intense stare, pop culture, painted by Ludwig Bemelmans, Paul Pope, Gil Elvgren, Michael Kaluta, Ivan Bilibin –ar 4:5 –v 5.2
By using the prompt above and simply changing yellow to a color of your choice, the entire aesthetic would change. Try it out, and if you come up with something you like, I’d love to see it! Comment below or tag me in social media. #maliceinnandtavern
Female D&D Character 2: Sci-Fi Fighter
Surreal minimalism, futuristic retropunk cyborg samurai warrior wearing acid-etched plate armor with geoglyph designs, an ancient samurai mask, dynamic low-angle composition, sci-fi realism, strong raking light, vibrant tones, windblown hair ::1 dark-white minimalism –chaos 15 –ar 9:16 –stylize 222 –v 5.2
These images would work well for a player, a villain, or an interesting NPC. I love the serious tone and the severity of her look.
Female D&D Character 3: Fashionable Femme
Chinese fashion, Canon EOS R5, golden hour, macro lens –ar 4:5 –v 5.2
Female D&D Character 4: Creepy Lady of the Lake
a woman sitting in a lake, her face is covered with white fabric, foggy, swampy atmosphere, horror cam, mysticism, spooky –ar 4:5 –v 5.2
Female D&D Character 5: Pirate (Sort Of)
a beautiful ::1 plus-size ::2 pirate woman wearing a tricorne hat and holding an antique pistol, style 1800, romantic, adventure, dramatic, cinematic, brave, an antique style photograph –ar 4:5 –stylize 777 –v 5.2
These images are a good example of what happens when Midjourney ignores part of a prompt. Despite weighing the wording (using the ::1 and ::2), the AI did not produce a plus-sized model.
Midjourney was also a bit loose with “pirate.” These women look more like medieval florists to me, but the pictures are so lovely I thought I’d share anyway.
Female D&D Character 6: Woman With Horse
a blonde woman with a red dress riding a white horse on the beach with a storm brewing in the distance, full body shot, fashion photography –chaos 15 –ar 2:3 –stylize 777 –v 5.2
Using “fashion photography” in the prompt ensures a serious, polished, and high-end look to the image output.
Female D&D Character 7: Noblewoman With Flowers
close up portrait of the goddess of elves holding a bouquet of flowers and looking at the camera wearing fashionable clothes, long hair, golden hour, dramatic sky –ar 3:2 –v 5.2
Female D&D Character 8: Warrior Princess
an asian warrior princess after battle, fashion photography, in a desolate field, dramatic sunset –ar 2:3 –v 5.2
When using Midjourney prompts, the “–ar” refers to aspect ratio. By changing these numbers, the AI will produce images of different dimensions.
For a different mood, I liked this outcome as well. It reminded me of a scene after a victorious battle, perhaps coming at a great cost:
a strong, dark-skinned woman in plate mail, holding a broadsword and smiling into the sun; a storm brews in the background, dappled light, trees –chaos 15 –ar 3:2 –stylize 777 –v 5.2
Midjourney was not going to include the trees, no matter how many times I “rerolled” it.
Female D&D Character 9: Regal Queen
a beautiful, dark skinned queen sitting atop her peacock throne, decadent throne room, opulent, detailed –ar 3:2 –stylize 777 –v 5.2
Female D&D Character 10: Children
I have a few images of female children to share with you as well. Kids can be a great motivator for good-aligned groups. Check out an example of a well-loved (and defended) child NPC that regularly appears at my own table here.
a girl running from an exploding volcano, medieval times, towards the camera, dramatic, detailed –ar 3:2 –v 5.2
a snobby, wealthy female child, olive skin, enjoying a banquet by herself, fruits, opulent, riches, not looking at camera –ar 3:2 –v 5.2
a snobby child queen with dark skin in an orchard, golden crown, birds, full body shot –chaos 10 –ar 3:2 –v 5.2
a snobby child queen in an orchard, golden crown, birds, full body shot –chaos 10 –ar 3:2 –v 5.2
Is there anything more terrifying than a child holding complete power over the lives and welfare of a kingdom (or queendom) in their care?
One of the storylines in my current campaign is a child king that lives amongst the clouds, in floating islands unseen by the surface of the Sword Coast in Forgotten Realms. For his 13th birthday, he gets to decimate his city of choice.
If you’ve been following this blog at all you’ll know that means he has chosen Waterdeep, where my players have been living for the last two years of their current campaign. Wielding a child king or queen as a Dungeon Master is great fun for the chaos and social dynamics that ensue.
Using Midjourney prompts to create NPCs can be a blast, as long as your expectations are in the right place. Having some flexibility on the end result will get you in a much better place with a tool like this than if you’re aiming for something very specific.
You may find that modifying some of the prompts to add in really particular details, like body size or attire, may just be completely ignored by the AI.
I seemed to get the best results when I was pretty open with the prompt’s actual request. Then I could make variations or choose an option from that point.
Do you have a Midjourney prompt that’s given you great results? I’d love to read about it in the comments below.
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