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The Summoner

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The Summoner

The air crackles with power as her focus establishes an arc-like connection with her shimmering, bipedal conduit.

Waves of pure magical energy wash over the land, emboldened by her companion.

A sly smile on his face, the dishevelled-looking human whispers a powerful word into the seemingless innocuous stone within his hand. In the next moment he is atop a large fiery bird leaving the bandits of the forest behind.

A scholar hastily gathers scrolls and tomes in a sack and flings it over her shoulder. Panicked, her gaze wanders to the front door of her study. Loud yells and sounds of wood crashing into wood come from the other side. Her large companion is blocking the attempts to crush the portal with his body's mass.

Summoners are rare individuals that have, intentionally or by chance, discovered secrets to long forgotten contracts with otherworldy beings. Through these contract, extradimensional beings find their way onto the material plane and form alliances with the Summoners.

These relationships can take many forms, from friendship to servitude. However, they are always mutually beneficial.

Overview of the mechanics

The mystical connection between The Summoner and his eidolon grants spell-casting abilities similar to those of a warlock, but with a clear focus on conjuration magic.

Because it's dangerous to go alone, you can choose from three unique types of eidolon that function as archetypes: The Beast, The Mountain or The Conduit.

Each archetype has its own set of distinct evolutions that enhance the eidolon's abilities in fighting (The Beast), tanking (The Mountain) and magic (The Conduit).

A shared health pool helps the summoner and their eidolon to survive most dangerous situations, even though they are fragile on their own.

This new take on the old, classic summoner is fully integrated within the DnD 5e rule framework and much thought was put into keeping rules consistent with the quality standard set by Wizards.

So what can you expect from the Summoner?

  • A new pact-magic class on 14 pages
  • The summoning of handpicked, balanced monsters both at low levels and epic monsters (including a dragon) at higher levels
  • Three archetypes with the The Beast, The Mountain and The Conduit and their unique major evolutions
  • Ten new spells especially for The Summoner
  • 38 guided alterations to customize your eidolon as you level up
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