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Content Warning: Demons, self-harm (in the form of ritual bloodletting)

Buried in dusty tomes, hunting for scraps of lore and forgotten rituals, the Archivist commits to study and practice of ancient rites in order to channel holy occult power. The Archivist is an Intelligence-based caster, akin to the Wizard, that casts spells from the cleric spell list. They can use their Dark Knowledge in battle to bolster or protect their allies. 

This is a full class, from level 1 to level 20, complete with five subclasses:

  • Order of the Demonologist: This subclass makes use of demon summoning spells found in Xanathar's Guide to Everything. Archivists who follow this path learn less risky ways to summon demons to do their bidding.
  • Order of the Exorcist: Archivists of this order learn to banish spirits and to counter the influence of supernatural creatures.
  • Order of the Loremaster: These archivists gain expanded uses of their Dark Knowledge ability, can identify magic items, and learn to expand their spells beyond the cleric list.
  • Order of the Shadow Slayer: Dedicated to the tracking, trapping, and killing of supernatural terrors, these archivists arm themselves for direct combat.
  • Order of the Vigilant: In a way, the defensive counterpart to the Shadow Slayer. Archivists of this order gain expanded spells to help them protect and defend.
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This title was added to our catalog on November 09, 2018.