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The Spirit Guide Class


Whether they’re fearsome phantoms, playful poltergeists, ghostly guardians, or spectral familiars, spirit guides bring a little of the otherworld with them as they return to haunt the living. Disembodied and bound to the Border Ethereal, spirit guides use possession to merge with and influence mortals. They support their still-living allies from beyond the veil, averting disaster with their uncanny insight, wreathing hosts in eerie magic, and passing on hard-earned skills from former lifetimes.

Spirit guides are bound by Unfinished Business, pursuits that tie them to the mortal world. The Unfinished Businesses presented here are: Duty Not Done, Malice Unsated, Mischief Not Managed, and Restless Blade. Whether you’re a warrior dishonored on the battlefield, a commoner killed in cold blood, a mentor who outlived their student, or a thief who died behind bars plotting one last heist, these subclasses will get you started on the path to an eventful afterlife.


Ghostly Encore

Reject the cruel hand dealt to you by fate and return slain characters as spirit guides. Work with your DM to offer beloved characters a second chance, forever changed by their untimely passing. Without physical bodies, players will have to get creative to make the most of their afterlife.

Speakers for Lost Souls

Play as a spiritualist, medium, shaman, or other paranormal proxy using the Occultist Class Variant, or add a touch of the supernatural to your character through multiclassing.

Character Building Resources

Add some flair to your spirit guide using Signature Phenomena, Possession Quirks, and other foibles.


A ghost class and post-death resurrection option reminiscent of the Eidolons of Monte Cook's and Sean K Reynolds' "Ghostwalk".

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October 22nd, 2020
Very good and cool! Love the art and love the design. [...]
October 21st, 2020
great fun, and offers way more than your typically Ghost :P [...]
October 19th, 2020
Tightest implementaion of this concept I've seen - wizards-level writing (as someone who spends a lot of time with FFG's RPGs, that is a compliment). With the very professional presentation and art this wouldn't be out of place in an off [...]
October 19th, 2020
Interesting and well-thought-out rules for keeping around that character who died before his time. That said, there's sufficient material and ideas here to build a compelling character from scratch - no need to kill off your character to play this [...]
October 19th, 2020
Excellent class built on an interesting concept, manages to be both fun and unique while being perfectly at home in any d&d adventure. [...]
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