Backpack Manager

An Add-on Module for Foundry Virtual Tabletop

Author: Zhell Project Source: Project URL Versions 11 - 11 (Verified 11) Last Updated 2 months, 1 week ago

Backpack Manager

Make container management easy for your players. This module is useful for you if you:


With this module, you can designate an actor in the sidebar to be a 'container actor'. To set it up, follow these steps:

  1. Give the player ownership of an actor that serves as the container.
  2. Copy the UUID of the container actor (right-click the book icon in its header).
  3. Edit the Container item on the player character and paste the uuid of the actor in the new field that has been added.
  4. The uuid is the id of the container actor, prepended with Actor.. For example Actor.5hfpenhg8fh49Ef5.
How to Use

When the player uses the Container item, it will open an interface to stow or retrieve items.

  • Stow or retrieve an item, or stack of items, by clicking the box icon or the double arrow icon.
  • Adjust how many items you want to stow or retrieve by using the left or right arrow buttons.
  • Holding Shift changes the value by 5 instead of 1. Holding Ctrl changes the value by 50 instead of 1.
  • Stow or retrieve currencies between the actors. Same modifier keys apply here.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can multiple players use the same container?

Yes! Just give them all ownership of the container actor, and follow the setup steps above for each player. It even updates for each player in real time. The interface is tied to the actor that has the container item and the actor acting as the container. When either actor is updated, as in when they receive, adjust, or delete an item, the interface is also updated. This is then shown in real time for each client.

  • Does a GM need to be logged in for any of this to work?

No. The only requirement for any part of this module to work is that the users have ownership of the actors involved.

  • What can I stow or retrieve through the interface?

The interface is automatically populated with a list of each actor's items. These item types have been explicitly excluded: class, subclass, and background-type items, feature and spell-type items. Currency can be exchanged with the backpack actor.

  • What changes are made to the items when they are moved from actor to actor?

Attunement state, equipped status, and proficiency are all adjusted as if you had dropped the item onto the actor sheet. The quantity of the item is adjusted by the choices made in the interface itself. No other changes are made to the items.


You should not expect this module to work with modules that overhaul or destroy core roll behavior, particularly WIRE, RSR, and MIDI. These modules are unsupported, and any compatibility is nothing but a happy accident.

Supported Game Systems

  1. DnD5e

    Latest Version: Version 2.3.1 Last Updated 2 months, 1 week ago


Available Versions

  1. Version 11.0.2

    Compatibility: 11 - 11 (Verified 11) Installation Link: Manifest URL Update Notes: Read Notes
  2. Version 11.0.1

    Compatibility: 11 - 11 (Verified 11) Installation Link: Manifest URL Update Notes: Read Notes
  3. Version 11.0.0

    Compatibility: 11 - 11 (Verified 11) Installation Link: Manifest URL Update Notes: Read Notes
  4. Version 10.0.9

    Compatibility: 10 - 10 (Verified 10.291) Installation Link: Manifest URL Update Notes: Read Notes