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Villain Design Handbook (Dungeons & Dragons: Kingdoms Of Kalamar Supplement)

Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. After all, why do you need nine new paladin spells in a book about villains? How about a lich? More impressive to me are the variant combat maneuvers. The advice and planning tips are sound, even if the mechanics are not always, and that definitely keeps the book from falling into too hndbook of a rating.

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If it weren’t a toad, that might have hurt. Each of the templates has a detailed description of the ritual needed to add it, and the templates themselves look fairly handbiok. Some are just plain strange like tooth decay or bat accidentwhich covers the target in guano. Back to home page Return to top.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. For example, disembowel allows you to attack a lightly armored character at -2 to force them to make a fortitude save or vollain their guts spilled on the ground. Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. Saturday, 6th November, While the Blackfoot Society seeks to undo all forms of government, and the Blue Salamanders seek to master the entire world, the Brotherhood of the Broken Chain seeks freedom for slaves and the True Disciples of Avrynner seek to defeat those who hunt psionicists while Veteran Officers are, well, veteran officers.


This spell allows the caster to change places with someone whose death is imminent. Not much time is spent on the conceptions of organizations, but a few examples are provided such as assassins’ and thieves’ guilds, merchant bands, governments and so on. It begins the discussion of villain creation by analyzing several classical villain syndromes including some stereotypes that you might want to forgo to make interesting villains.

Many of the spells and feats I would not use due to balance and concept problems, and I found the implementation ,ingdoms anti-feats particularly problematic. However, I found the use of the term radar out of place.

klamar The templates and their equivalents are: Generally, I think that some of the more exacting methods may fall by the wayside; few DMs have the time and patience to track NPC xp in as rigorous fashion as PC xp. Minimum monthly payments are required. First, the anti-feats are randomly rolled on a d table, meaning that you could easily get results that kapamar no penalty at all.

Advice The book starts out with some excellent broad advice on what makes a good villain and how to tweak classic fantasy stereotypes to make them a bit more interesting. Report item – opens in a new window or tab.

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The unchainer gets a free domain and the text says that the unchainer ‘s caster level, and there is a chart that is labeled “free domain spells per day” that goes up to level For example, the section on alignment provides some ideas for making good-aligned villains.

For example, Appendix A provides stats for all those example characters used as examples early on in the book. The chapter features new feats, “anti-feats” and combat maneuvers. This Kingdoms of Kalamar supplement is perfect for the Dungeon Master who wants to easily create fantastic villains with detailed histories and motives. Tara McNeely added it Apr 04, In other words, a nominally CR 9 character is casting 9th level spells; this is problematic. Once again though, not all of these are exactly villains.


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It falls into the ‘alignment is relative’ theory that caused so much debate in earlier editions – are good intentions enough to make one ‘good’, even when they lead to acts like genocide, poisoning and the like? Though the magic items are a bit monotone in concept, they are still interesting, and the templates could add some variety to powerful undead villains. Chapter 5, The Heart of the Serpent, starts to mix advice with rules as we get different types of villains and a typical feat progression for them.

Leo added it Oct 20, The fifth chapter is entitled The Head of the Serpents and discusses villainous organizations. Dfsign for telling us about the problem. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. The rules include circle information for either imprisoning a summoned creature or putting yourself in the circle to protect yourself.

There’s the core of an interesting idea here, viloain the execution is, sadly, very sloppy. This is a little drastic, but okay for NPC use. Please enter a number less than or equal to 1.

In actually crafting the villain though, the genesis of creation is chapter 2, Archetypes. Hints on how a fighter could be used as a villain in a non-combat campaign would have been far more valuable.

The prestige classes are tied directly to Kalamar and will require some extensive work to adapt them for other worlds some more so than others. Chapter four examines the villain’s stronghold or base of operations. Results 1 to 9 of 9. This feat allows the villain to perform a Coup de Grace on a character with a base attack bonus of zero, letting the despicable villain quickly do away with minor NPCs.