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  1. For anyone who wants to get a feel for...

    For anyone who wants to get a feel for Grimmerspace, Lou will be running a game in a few minutes on the Roll20 Indie Showcase. https://twitter.com/roll20app/status/1138906418596188160

    It was...
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    I will wait for someone more familiar with that...

    I will wait for someone more familiar with that encounter to post, but the thought of the colossus playing with a toy train makes me smile. :)
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    It's longer than a year, but it's awesome... ...

    It's longer than a year, but it's awesome...

    https://wotbsadventurepath.com
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    It seems like they need to provide proof of the...

    It seems like they need to provide proof of the red madness and the impending invasion to the council. At this point it sounds like Serrimus and Torrax are still afoot. If the heroes want the...
  5. Vecna approves.

    Vecna approves.
  6. That means it might just be big enough...barely.

    That means it might just be big enough...barely.
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    The bard in our WotBS game just hit a level high...

    The bard in our WotBS game just hit a level high enough to learn animate objects which he casts on a stack of 10 copper coins. We call them his "murder coins".

    In our game the barbarians also came...
  8. $54-$90 from one with errors to a good one that...

    $54-$90 from one with errors to a good one that is pre-painted.
    https://giftedvision.com/store/
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    Krakken

    Krakken
  10. So many quips come to mind: "The spiders are...

    So many quips come to mind:

    "The spiders are coming! The spiders are coming!"

    "If these are the 'nice' spiders, I would hate to see the scary ones."

    I always struggle with one-on-one...
  11. Thread: Firearms

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    The En5ider patreon has several articles on guns...

    The En5ider patreon has several articles on guns from different eras.
    https://www.patreon.com/ensider
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    Couldn't leave well enough alone...

    Couldn't leave well enough alone...
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    You have 2 options for the traps damage. 5e...

    You have 2 options for the traps damage. 5e doesn't usually do ability score damage. Instead you usually get necrotic damage with an equal amount of max hit point loss or a level of exhaustion. For...
  14. I will send you back to your home plane. It is...

    I will send you back to your home plane. It is missing? Bummer.
  15. Hey, I am glad you and your players are enjoying...

    Hey, I am glad you and your players are enjoying the campaign so far!

    There are not many six-winged tokens out there. I would recommend just using fairies.

    In a more general sense, the...
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    The end is tough, but the entire party survived...

    The end is tough, but the entire party survived to the end with no permanent deaths of the main characters. I gave them an in-game week to finish the last chapter, so they were able to get long rests...
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    Sorry I did not see this before. 5e makes Age of...

    Sorry I did not see this before. 5e makes Age of Worms more like a "regular" 5e adventure in a few ways:
    1. Undead don't have a lot of the protections they did in 3.5 or they are simplified....
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    It might be slightly longer, but have you checked...

    It might be slightly longer, but have you checked out "To Slay a Dragon"?
    https://toslayadragon.com/5e/

    All the parts are on the En5ider patreon.
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    I think this does a lot for providing one way of...

    I think this does a lot for providing one way of adequately calculating the benefit and have it interact well with the various AC calculation methods.
    * Heavy armor users receive no benefit.
    *...
  20. This thread contains a poll. In my Age of Worms campaign, the heroes killed an...

    In my Age of Worms campaign, the heroes killed an owlbear and adopted its cub. After finding out that it was still dangerous but would be worth a lot of money to the right buyer, they named it...
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    Rather than have them both be +2 maybe something...

    Rather than have them both be +2 maybe something like the draconic sorcerer's Draconic Resilience? AC = 13 + Dex when not wearing armor. Then it creates a new way to calculate AC rather than adding...
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    I would suggest making it a spellcasting ability...

    I would suggest making it a spellcasting ability check instead, similarly to how dispel magic and counterspell work against higher level spells. The DC is 10 + the spell's level. That way it...
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    I am not really a fan of the amulet and dropped...

    I am not really a fan of the amulet and dropped it from my 3.5 conversions. However, if someone is determined to include it, I think boosting the Dex bonus by 1 is a decent way.

    * Characters that...
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    I think the wish mechanic works well here: a...

    I think the wish mechanic works well here: a percentage chance that it turns the character lawful evil. Whether that follows the 33% of the wish spell or some other percentage, each time it is used...
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    The Mad Kings Banquet...

    The Mad Kings Banquet has the 8th-level heroes lead a group of allied soldiers in holding the line against a few waves of enemy soldiers. The 3.5 version had 30+ enemies in a wave and 16+ allies. The...
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    Well done getting in Lya's thought process. I...

    Well done getting in Lya's thought process. I always read these session reports and think how amazing it would be to play with your Zeitgeist and WotBS groups, and then I realize that I probably...
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    Hi awarren, When will your marketplace be...

    Hi awarren,

    When will your marketplace be ready to host pre-made adventures?
  28. Badass story. This is really going well. I had...

    Badass story. This is really going well.

    I had to chuckle a bit at the typo about a "telekinetic conference". That would look...interesting.
  29. I am getting some links on...

    I am getting some links on https://wotbsadventurepath.com/ working and others not, and which links work is different on my phone and computer.
  30. Currently the link for adventure 1 shows a closed...

    Currently the link for adventure 1 shows a closed notice for RPGNow and redirects to DTRPG, but it redirects to the home page instead of the adventure.
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    I will be interested to see what that means since...

    I will be interested to see what that means since it seems you cannot yet purchase adventures on their marketplace.
  32. There was not much time to act. Byron had just...

    There was not much time to act. Byron had just finished his second copy of the Ragesian intelligence as the rest of the heroes rushed past him.

    The attackers had already inflicted several blows on...
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    I am so happy to hear you are enjoying it....

    I am so happy to hear you are enjoying it. Hearing that is a great thing for creators. :)
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    The intention is to include the 3.5 bonus...

    The intention is to include the 3.5 bonus adventures from the omnibus edition.
  35. The heroes decided that despite their misgivings...

    The heroes decided that despite their misgivings about being given orders by a fiery talking head, they needed some rest. They decided to skip the tower for the time being and found shelter in the...
  36. I added in some more character information to the...

    I added in some more character information to the first post of the thread. It now contains some of the information I worked with the players to develop the backstory of their character as well as...
  37. As the heroes turned a corner, the river came...

    As the heroes turned a corner, the river came into view. A large bridge spanned the river, and a tower sat at the midpoint of the bridge. Relieved to see some water, the heroes started to hurry to...
  38. Okay, thanks for pointing it out. It had looked...

    Okay, thanks for pointing it out. It had looked fine to me! You should be able to see them now. :)
  39. Are you viewing the post on a mobile browser? I...

    Are you viewing the post on a mobile browser? I found that the images do not show up when I view it on my phone, but they appear on my computer.
  40. Incoming rulings in 3...2...1... ;) My...

    Incoming rulings in 3...2...1... ;)

    My thoughts.

    Yes, they can pick it up as an interaction with the environment if they have a free hand and it is within 5 feet. An equally decent ruling...
  41. The heroes followed the road, the burning forest...

    The heroes followed the road, the burning forest forcing them to stay on the path. They came upon another bridge, which they gingerly started to cross. On the other side, a hell hound padded out of...
  42. One of my players has a friend who used to do...

    One of my players has a friend who used to do concept art for My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. As a Christmas present to everyone, he commissioned her to do line art of all the characters and...
  43. You might want to check Rise of the Drow by...

    You might want to check Rise of the Drow by adventure a week when it comes out in December.

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/adventureaweek/rise-of-the-drow-collectors-edition-for-dandd-5e-a
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    Thanks for reaching out with your questions. I...

    Thanks for reaching out with your questions. I hope all is going well for the start of your campaign despite the worries above. How far into the adventure have you gotten at the table?

    As for your...
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    Also take a look at pixabay.com.

    Also take a look at pixabay.com.
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    Heading to the surface only makes sense if...

    Heading to the surface only makes sense if gladiators are up there. It may make sense for it to go sideways into the housing area to hunt down Auric otherwise.

    It can burrow, so heading a...
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    I wanted the fight and a reason to bring out the ...

    I wanted the fight and a reason to bring out the purple worm mini based on DM Scotty's video. :)

    The fight was dicey. One of the heroes was swallowed and barely survived.
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    Ah, I unfortunately don't have time to go digging...

    Ah, I unfortunately don't have time to go digging on this.
    12. Substitute necrotic damage for negative energy.
    13. Dispel magic now works with a high enough Spellcasting ability check.
    14. It...
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    Going off of memory, so bear with me. Adventure 5...

    Going off of memory, so bear with me. Adventure 5 was the first "true 5e creatures" I did because the MM and DMG had just been released.

    1. I went with a symbol of fear.
    2. Depending on where the...
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    One of my players had a Lightfoot Halfling Thief...

    One of my players had a Lightfoot Halfling Thief 14 / Way of the Four Elements 6 Monk that did well in a level 1-20+ campaign.

    The strength-based monk / barb sounds fun. I would even swing further...
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    The 1gp price is from an earlier edition (doesn't...

    The 1gp price is from an earlier edition (doesn't make it the best price to fit into 5e economies, just what it is).
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    If you have not yet made a decision you might...

    If you have not yet made a decision you might like to take a look at one of the first three adventures in the War of the Burning Sky saga. They contain suggestions for how to adjust the scenarios to...
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    There is a 5e version of the tindertwig in...

    There is a 5e version of the tindertwig in Shelter from the Storm.

    Tindertwig. The alchemical substance on the end of this small, wooden stick ignites when struck against a rough surface. Creating...
  54. Thread: "House" Rules

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    I don't generally use critical failures with one...

    I don't generally use critical failures with one exception: If a creature has advantage or disadvantage and rolls two 1s then something bad happens. Conversely, two 20s means something great happens.
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    You might want to add the WOIN tag to the thread...

    You might want to add the WOIN tag to the thread title.

    You may also want to check the roll20 and lfg subreddits.
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    Thanks! If you like the Kurychek scene, you may...

    Thanks! If you like the Kurychek scene, you may also like the adjustment to Kazzyk's option in adventure 2 to differentiate it more from Indomitability's option. Nice, simple option from the devil....
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    1. There should be a disconnect that separates...

    1. There should be a disconnect that separates that knowledge. Maybe killed in an operation without realizing who he was. The important part to keep is Larion calling one of the heroes "Peppin", and...
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    1. I see this as a case of the right hand doesn't...

    1. I see this as a case of the right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing. Peppin Tallman was killed by Shahalesti agents, just not any Shahalesti agents we meet in the story, and Larion...
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    For smaller cases where the heroes go out of...

    For smaller cases where the heroes go out of there way to help or do well at solving a problem, I give inspiration points.
  60. You can take a look at the campaign and player's...

    You can take a look at the campaign and player's guides to get a feel for the setting.
    http://www.rpgnow.com/product/242811/War-of-the-Burning-Sky-5E-Campaign-Guide...
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    If your play through doesn't have "Magic Dance",...

    If your play through doesn't have "Magic Dance", everybody loses.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6DJmp21vcQ
  62. You could always try going gridless....

    You could always try going gridless.
    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=gridless+dmscraft
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    Your welcome! You should have a lot of fun with...

    Your welcome! You should have a lot of fun with some of the monsters and NPCs in The Monastery of Two Winds!
  64. I am glad you are enjoying it. The Mad King's...

    I am glad you are enjoying it. The Mad King's Banquet is even longer, so you have a lot of reading ahead of you! The Monastery of Two Winds is closer to the length of the first two adventures, but...
  65. It isn't official, but you can run 5e Age of...

    It isn't official, but you can run 5e Age of Worms right now.
    http://www.enworld.org/forum/rpgdownloads.php?do=download&downloadid=1254
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    For more fun, I was thinking about the illusory...

    For more fun, I was thinking about the illusory golems being the ones to fall to fireball and then get back up for the fighters to take a swing and whiff right through the middle of them.

    I get...
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    Khellek has whatever spells you give him; he...

    Khellek has whatever spells you give him; he doesn't have to have what is listed, and the major illusion could be a cluster of 2 or 3 golems. I would be partial to having them march forward, get...
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    ^ These are brilliant highlights. More. MORE! :)

    ^
    These are brilliant highlights. More. MORE! :)
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    I just wish more of them would make aluminum dice...

    I just wish more of them would make aluminum dice instead of heavier metals. Most of the nice weight; less of the table-destroying doom.
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    Gargoyles are almost universally evil because...

    Gargoyles are almost universally evil because they lack a functional society with caring communities. You never see baby gargoyles being led by their parents to an outing at the park or the zoo. No,...
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    Funny you should ask, I had posted this not even...

    Funny you should ask, I had posted this not even two hours before.
    https://twitter.com/AncrisIT/status/1100654804290990080

    It is with my technical reviewers right now, so I look forward to having...
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    The barbarians will probably go down quickly, but...

    The barbarians will probably go down quickly, but have them quaff the potions of fly (60 foot fly speed), rage for damage resistance (all damage - bear totem, relentless rage) and fly with a double...
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    Well done!

    Well done!
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    1. I would use a veteran and an assassin if you...

    1. I would use a veteran and an assassin if you need them in the end. Most of Loris and Okoral's activity takes place off camera. Loris is getting old and worrying about losing his strength hence the...
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    In my 5e Age of Worms campaign, at various times...

    In my 5e Age of Worms campaign, at various times we had at 20th level:
    Tiefling Wizard (Transmutation)
    Half-Gnoll Paladin (Ancients, with a brief stint as Oathbreaker)
    Lightfoot Halfling Rogue 14...
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    In my 5e Age of Worms campaign, I had the heroes...

    In my 5e Age of Worms campaign, I had the heroes attain 20th level halfway through chapter 11. When they finished chapter 11, they gained an epic boon as a sort of "level 21" before starting the...
  77. Thread: Reaching tier 4

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    My Age of Worms 5e campaign ran from level 1 to...

    My Age of Worms 5e campaign ran from level 1 to 20+ where the heroes gained a level at certain points in the story. It took roughly 400 hours of play time. I was very fortunate to have a dedicated...
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    You may want to play it by ear on whether you run...

    You may want to play it by ear on whether you run both sabotage missions. My group easily handled the assassination and took a short rest before the sabotage. They stocked up on oil and alchemist's...
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    Yes, the 3.5 and 5e version have Jess essentially...

    Yes, the 3.5 and 5e version have Jess essentially just show up and rough up the party. She becomes a nice source of information and a precursor to know that someone (who is revealed later) is sending...
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    Thanks for the chuckle, RangerWickett. The number...

    Thanks for the chuckle, RangerWickett. The number of times we come up with, "Oh yeah, that would be a good idea...".

    These are just my thoughts, so take them with a grain of salt.

    Ragesia -...
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    I really enjoy the wide array of genres to which...

    I really enjoy the wide array of genres to which W.O.I.N. fits.
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    Then Koren is the scourge. Sheena Larkins would...

    Then Koren is the scourge. Sheena Larkins would agree with that. :)
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    Crona is a fairly low-level inquisitor. She will...

    Crona is a fairly low-level inquisitor. She will not know anything beyond her orders --- as will be the case with most Ragesians. There are precious few who know the whole picture: Leska and Kreven...
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    Do it. . . . Dooo eeeeet. The world needs...

    Do it.
    .
    .
    .
    Dooo eeeeet.

    The world needs more Ryan Nock campaign sagas.
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    I have really enjoyed EN Publishing's adventure...

    I have really enjoyed EN Publishing's adventure paths, enough that I am now bringing War of the Burning Sky to 5e. I have been running it for my group on Roll20 for about 9 months now, and it has...
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    I am happy to hear that you like them. I would...

    I am happy to hear that you like them. I would always appreciate your feedback (and everyone else on the forum too!), especially with the Roll20 versions. I know they work well (I use them in my...
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    No worries. It looks like only adventure 1 is...

    No worries. It looks like only adventure 1 is available in paperback....
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    To follow on Morrus' post, you can get directly...

    To follow on Morrus' post, you can get directly to them from the War of the Burning Sky home page.
    https://wotbsadventurepath.com/

    And here is a picture of all the books that have already been...
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    No, you're doing it wrong. WotBS focuses on...

    No, you're doing it wrong. WotBS focuses on biomancy, not necromancy. ;)
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    Nature check, with advantage if their background...

    Nature check, with advantage if their background supports it.
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    You're welcome, and welcome to EN World!

    You're welcome, and welcome to EN World!
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    Hi goob99, I am working on it. End of...

    Hi goob99, I am working on it. End of year/holidays/start of year stuff have taken up a big portion of my time. The first four adventures contain over 100 hours of gaming, so rest assured that you...
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    One of my current players plays a 14...

    One of my current players plays a 14 year-old-girl warlock. Every time we meet a creature she goes, "Oh! It's so cute." She has tried to acquire te dire weasel, the celestial badgers, and definitely...
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    As a long-time user of VTT as well, I definitely...

    As a long-time user of VTT as well, I definitely agree here. Maps for VTT benefit from not having the grids on them. Just make the map align to a certain dimension* and then say what it is. The user...
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    The act 1-3 zip with the 4e maps? I am not having...

    The act 1-3 zip with the 4e maps? I am not having trouble with that one.
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    https://wotbsadventurepath.com/resources/ I am...

    https://wotbsadventurepath.com/resources/
    I am able to download the PDFs from the maps section that you were referencing, but I also get an "invalid zip" for the FG modules.
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    Wow, were you also running the WotBS in 5e?

    Wow, were you also running the WotBS in 5e?
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    So how many campaigns are you running...

    So how many campaigns are you running simultaneously?
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    You could take a look at the Zeitgeist campaign...

    You could take a look at the Zeitgeist campaign and player's guides for inspiration. The nation of Ber is formed of gnolls, kobolds, minotaurs, and the like working on forming a society that can...
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    Ah, the 5e version of Indomitability's boon works...

    Ah, the 5e version of Indomitability's boon works a bit differently. It provides the benefits of stand the heat, automatically stabilizes a dying PC and confers advantage on strength checks or saving...
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