Tag Archives: necromancy

Character Thursday-Soldergna (Human Necromancer NPC)

Now for the Necromancer ruling over Rogin’s Tower and threatening Val Kydnt. A powerful NPC who could prove a mighty encounter even as characters reach higher levels. Backstory and Levels 1-5 Soldergna was left on a temple door step, apparently … Continue reading

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Character Thursday-Guire Herrick (Human Necromancer NPC)

Yesterday, talking about the Colhuddle Barrow, I hypothesized a powerful necromancer BBEG. Today I will describe him in full. He’s the type of enemy that could last a long campaign. At the beginning, the players are running scared from his … Continue reading

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Why the Undead?

So far in this blog there have been basically three types of Monsters posted: Humanoids, Giant Animals, and The Undead.  With the undead finally running dry it’s time to move on to some new categories, but first, an overarching discussion … Continue reading

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Character Thursday-Xur Tarfist (Goblin Necromancer King)

Today’s character is an NPC generated to be in the upper echelons of NPCs.  He is the goblin king Xur Tarfist who built the Chattering Hall and declared war on the Empire of Wesarin.  He is also the goblin necromancer … Continue reading

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Monster Monday-Dead Lord

Health Points: 6*level Spell Points: 200*level Attack: 1d4 (fists) Special Attack: Touch of Death Level/4 Dexterity: 12 Strength: 10 Speed: 20 Armor: 0 0 0 Special:  Can sustain other undead (not self unless without master) as with Animate Dead Level/4. … Continue reading

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World Building Wednesday-The Crying Hold (In the Midgeland)

In the story of Shilin “The Serpent’s Fang” Wesliniss there is a mighty fortress mentioned in which he made a stand against the goblins.  It is where he first turned to necromancy. Over a thousand years later, Shilin still occupies the … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Call Undead

The Call Undead ability allows a character to call forth wild, unbound undead from the places where they lurk.  Higher levels in the ability expand the radius to which his call extends.  All wild undead in the effected area will … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Soul Drain

Soul Drain is a major ability through which Necromancers can achieve immortality in the form of a Lich.  Once a character has a level in Soul Drain, he can invest a large amount of SP over the course of a … Continue reading

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