To start with, how did your involvement with Fiendish Codex II begin? Devils have always struck me as the coolest of infernal D&D baddies. Fiendish Codex – Play Role Online. Views . show all. Fiendish Codex II – Tyrants of the Nine Hells – Dropbox · Fiendish Codex II: Tyrants of the Nine Hells is a supplement designed to be the resource for information about devils and the Nine Hells of the D&D world.
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Then there’s Tiamat, former ruler of Hell’s first layer; has she regained her throne?
Eldritch Wizardry Supplement IV: The slightly longer answer is maybe. Maladomini would be my vacation spot–chicks with horns and tails, remember?
Hellbreakers are always chaotic-goodchaotic-neutralor chaotic-evil and often start out as rogues or ninjas. You get to meet, by example, the various local rulers and functionaries an average adventuring party is likely to be handle–or at least interact with.
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We offer plenty, but creative DMs can build additional ones using those included as a guide. Whether the PCs are fighting their way out of Hell, rescuing a mortal wrongly held there, or simply taking the fight to the fiends, there are endless opportunities for DMs to work their magic. Dungeon of the Mad Mage. Oh, and the aspect of Asmodeus has a CR This nasty class gives PCs the ability to increase their eldritch blast with raw hellfire at the expense of their soul.
This time around, we were very clear to make sure everyone knows that the Archdevils presented were all aspects. That picture of the paladin fighting for his life against a group of devils inspired my style of gaming–violent, cruel, and nasty. Given their unique nature, hellbreds have several cool racial features.
For example, Asmodeus still has the ruby rod he’s described as having in the Book of Vile Darkness. It is described as being, like any proper myth, true–whether it happened or not.
What of new, previously unknown devils? Hellreavers are always good-aligned and often start out in a combat-oriented class such as a barbarianpaladinfighterrangeror even as a cleric or monk.
There are nuggets for many of Hell’s former rulers scattered throughout the book, but we chose to focus our attention on the active agents of evil, rather than on those dead, buried, or transformed into vestiges Tome of Magic covered most of these folks rather well, I think.
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All nine layers are covered. He has a number of abilities designed to minimize or interfere with the common abilities used by devils. I was going to be much more circumspect findish that!
We also had room for some new spells too. The Hellbreaker specializes in infiltrating the strongholds of devils and relieving them of their treasures.
Fiendish Codex II
For players, just remember this. Devil-Touched is a doorway to gaining new feats that get better with the more devil-touched feats you select.
He’s brokered a deal with Tiamat to gain use of the abishai, though what the goddess of chromatic gains in exchange remains a mystery. It doesn’t matter if it’s true or not; it’s true to the baatezu, and their word is law. If I did my job right, every lawful PC will be on their best behavior from here on out, to avoid damnation. This Month’s Dragon Magazine. They go to great lengths to protect those beset by the power of the Baatezu.
Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft. So I cut back on that concept somewhat, while still leaving traces of it for those who still want to recreate the Planescape vibe. The new monster format gave me a lot more room to discuss the nature, character, and motives of these fiends, giving them their proper due. They even kill your companion animals. In a way, it’s more important to see examples of middle-ranking devils than more great big guys who can squish all but the buffest parties.
It describes origins of devilscodxe rise of the most powerful devil, Asmodeusand the mystery of how he came to the Nine Hells of Baator in the first place. Oh, but Fierna’s just a bit too cdex for me. And they keep coming.
If you were planning a vacation, what layer would be your first choice to fiensish At some level, we assumed that the baatezu eliminated rival elements to reinforce their monolithic control of the Nine Hells. Any advice for parties making that extreme trek, or for DMs attempting coeex run such games?