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Oath of Blood: A Ravenloft Archetype for Vampiric Paladins
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Oath of Blood: A Ravenloft Archetype for Vampiric Paladins


Play a paladin infected with the curse of vampirism, holding back their undead nature with divine power and unshakeable devotion to their cause, using this character option from the Platinum bestseller Ravenloft Archetypes: Nightmares of Barovia.

You are a monster, fated and infected by a vile curse that transformed you into a creature of nightmare... Rather than falling to it completely, however, you called upon the oaths of a paladin's fealty, and swore to use your dark nature in the service of a cause. The divine nature of your oath holds your curse at bay, but you are still infused with the power of darkness. Having already experienced death, you are a lethal creature of the night. Normal emotions have become alien to you. Only cold, gnawing hunger remains. As your power increases, your supernatural nature comes to the fore—but will your humanity pay the price?

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Corey B July 29, 2016 10:43 pm UTC
Hey, I love this concept and plan to use it in an upcoming game. My only question is in regards to the vampire spawn you can raise at level 15. When you say they are immediately hostile, do you mean they attack you, or do they just hate you for making them a vampire spawn?
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Jeremy F September 01, 2016 2:04 am UTC
Sorry for the delayed response. The intent is that they are ready to attack, but as DM you may choose to give the PC the chance to talk them down, if you feel so inclined.
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