Primordial in Profile – Xil, The Swarm of Horrors

Hello, everyone! For today’s article, I’m introducing the final Primordial Profile for a while – Xil, the Swarm of Horrors. Xil’s motivation is one of animalistic hunger – its influence drives insects berserk. Because of this power, even intelligent insectoid races may feel an inexorable call to worship Xil.

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Deep Magic: Rune Magic Review

Hello, everyone! Today’s review is for Deep Magic: Rune Magic, the second in the Deep Magic series by Kobold Press. An altogether separate beast from Wizards of the Coast’s own Rune Scribe Prestige Class, Rune Magic introduces a Scandinavian motif well-suited for a campaign in the upcoming Midgard Campaign Setting.

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Prestigious Heroes – The Unstoppable Martyr

Hello, everyone! I apologize again for another unusual week for updates – it’s been a little difficult to find the time to sit down and get work done on my list of planned articles with course assignments piling up on me! To make up for it, today I’m releasing an article I was originally planning to remain exclusive to a future project. Backers on Patreon at the Playtester level may recognize this Prestige Class from the Playtest articles for the past two months. And of course, Playtesters on Patreon can look forward to an all-new article at the start of this coming month!

For those of you who aren’t familiar with the concept, a Prestige Class is a form of advanced specialization for a character when they meet certain requirements. In order to become a member of a Prestige Class, a character takes levels in that class in the same way as they would to multiclass. However, a character cannot start in a Prestige Class, and cannot multiclass into multiple Prestige Classes.

The Unstoppable Martyr is a Prestige Class who turns in their long-term survivability for short-term momentum in the form of special attacks and maneuvers. At a glance, the ideal candidate for the Martyr is a Paladin, but a wide range of characters can make great use of its features, such as the Ranger, certain Clerics, certain Bards, and even the Circle of the Heavens Druid from July’s article.

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Deep Magic: Clockwork Magic Review

Hello, everyone! Today’s Bookshelf post is a review of Kobold Press’s Deep Magic: Clockwork Magic. This small supplement mostly serves players with a new source of magicĀ and provides new spells for most casters, and is the first of over a dozen Deep Magic supplements produced by Kobold Press in 2016.

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