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How to become a half fiend?

Magic Rub

First Post
Is there any way after 1st Lvl to aply the Half-Fiend template to a PC/NPC. For example the PC/NPC is say 5 lvl and wants the Half-Fiend template.

I thinking no?
 

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Magus_Jerel

First Post
Short of something very wild going on in your cosmology - this is the case.

It is inside the scope of a custom PrC's however...

IIRC one of the WotC books come close to allowing this in effect.
 

AlwaysAThief

First Post
That's pretty much up to your DM. You could always say your character did not know about his heritage, and that up until now his life had been pretty normal. Now with adventuring and the stress of trying to stay alive these other qualities are starting to display themselves.
 

hong

WotC's bitch
Loren Pechtel said:
Can you change who is your biological parent? Well, then, how can a PC do so?

At its most basic level, a template is just a bunch of mods that are applied to a base creature. The backstory about being the offspring of a fiend is there for flavour, and isn't strictly necessary to use the template itself -- you could easily substitute something that just involves spending an extended time in the presence of fiends. For example, a PrC involving demon summoning could have as its top-level feature the character changing into a half-fiend.

Now, I suspect what Magic Rub really wants is some sort of _published_ method of turning into a half-fiend. I'm not aware of any such, though.
 

Bonedagger

First Post
"The blackguard empitomizes evil. He is nothing short of a mortal fiend..... " (DMG P. 30) :D I think there would be a higher chance of achieving this goal. But just MO.
 


HeavyG

First Post
Well, there IS a precedent for a creature becoming a half-fiend after birth in an official D&D product.

The exact process isn't explained in details, though.
 

Hand of Vecna

First Post
Would you mind telling us which product, HeavyG?

Oh, and I would think that spending an extended time in the presence of fiends would mkae one Fiendish, not a Half-Fiend.
 

milo

First Post
He is probably thinking of bastion of broken souls, I allow it. You have to kill a celestial and drink the blood of a fiend and use a wish to complete the transformation. For celestials it is kill a fiend and drink the blood of a celestial, use a wish. For a dragon you have to kill the opposing dragon type and drink the blood of the type you want, and use a wish, etc.
 




gfunk

First Post
In one of the recent issues of Dragon there was a series of Death Knights from Greyhawk. The Leader of these is a Paladin turned Blackguard who worships Demogorgon. IIRC he became a Half-fiend as a gift from Demogorgon and this was accomplished through the Prince's "demonic surgeons." A pretty gruesome way to gain a template, but if you want it real bad...
 

Voadam

Legend
Mythic races has a prestige class for becoming half celestial
(or was it celestial?), but it is race specific as written.
 





SirMoogle

Explorer
It could be that the forums aren't churning out new threads each day, so scrolling through the list a little bit brought OP to one they're interested in replying to.
 

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