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WotBS Most Important NPCs?

emeraldbeacon

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I'm thinking of putting in a Hero Forge order for some minis of the most important or influential NPCs, from the War of the Burning Sky campaign path. I'm wondering what you all think are the most relevant or important characters to include? My initial thoughts, mainly considering the first two chapters...

Torrent seems to be very important. She has a notable presence throughout the first two and a half chapters, and could be relevant well into the story.
Both Kathor Danova and Rantle have small but important presences in Chapter 1, then show up much later as well. Most of the other Chapter 1 NPCs don't seem to be terribly important... MAYBE Diogenes?
Hadden and Crystin are present through most of Chapter 2, though mostly in a background role.
A generic Inquisitor would be a good choice, since they pop up repeatedly throughout the campaign.
Tiljan seems to be someone that could stick around for a while, though other Innenotdar characters like Papuvin, Vulh, Timbre, and Gwenvere might not warrant a mini.
Moving into Chapter 3, Katrina seems to be a clear choice for a mini, as does Three Weeping Ravens.

Any other thoughts?
 

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I'd definitely get Torrent, since she's key early on, though after adventure 3 she probably doesn't pop back up until the finale. Katrina is pivotal, though you could probably hold off ordering until you're closer to adventure 3. She can fight alongside the PCs in 3, and returns in 7 and 12 as either enemy or ally depending on the party's interactions with her.

An inquisitor would also be great. If you make a nice bear-skull mask design somehow, I'd love to see how it looks.

It really depends on your budget. Maybe just plan for one custom character per module? Torrent, Tiljann, Katrina, maybe go nuts and make a tentacle-y gnome for Madness in #4, Three Weeping Ravens, Shalosha, Rhuarc, Guthwulf, Shaaladel, Trilla, Pilus, Leska?
 

emeraldbeacon

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Torrent and Katrina are my main two choices early on.

I think my next goals will be an Inquisitor, Tiljann, 3WR, and Shalosha, then start thinking about other notable NPCs that hang around a while, like Rantle, Kathor, possibly a couple of the more notable Dasseni Lords, like Gallo. Currently, I'm not really thinking about outright villains, outside of recurring roles (hence, inquisitors), though it seems apropos that there should be a Leska at the end of it all.

(I decided to put Katrina in red, both to accentuate her powers, and to create a "well duh" moment when her real allegiances are revealed)
 

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emeraldbeacon

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Throwing a few more looks down here. Tiljann, 3WR, Haddin, and Crystin so far...
 

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emeraldbeacon

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And a couple of Chapter 1 notables, Rantle and Kathor.

EDIT: And now the big bad herself, Leska...
 

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emeraldbeacon

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Clan Millorn! Grellfin Flintflindercandle, Oller Pennyteller, and Jorrina Waryeye...
 

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emeraldbeacon

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Shaaladel and Shalosha join the party, along with humanoid interpretations of Trilla and Naizelasa (not that the latter would ever deign to take a lesser form, but you know, roll a Nat20 on Persuasion, and all bets are off)...
 

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Bill T.

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Balan could potentially survive all of Adventure 4 (he did in my second campaign, but not the first -- the first was better in that regard). But mostly I just want to see a miniature with an accordion. :ROFLMAO:
 


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