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Completed Play-by-Post: In Search of the Sorcerer

Discussion in 'Codex Playground' started by nikolokolus, Jan 21, 2015.

  1. nikolokolus Arcane

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    Er . . . I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you need a natural '20' to score a critical hit. Also, did you add +1 for the faerie fire on the wolf? If yes then you miss, if not then you hit.
     
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  2. nikolokolus Arcane

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    Bardic poetry takes two full rounds of uninterrupted recitation for it to take hold in the third round (i.e. if somebody successfully attacks you it's spoiled and can't be attempted until the next battle. Bardic singing requires your full attention like a spell, so no attacks or other actions that round (and it needs to be declared at the beginning of the round.
     
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  3. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    I meant max damage, not crit, soz. And no, didn't add faerie fire bonus, only str and spear boni.
     
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  4. nikolokolus Arcane

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    In subsequent rounds don't forget to add strength bonus to damage in addition to the spear's magical enhancement to damage (should be 1d6+4)

    With the Wolf seemingly preoccupied with Ker's shield and Marcán's weird hair rope looped around its foot, it gets skewered in the shoulder by Borric wielding Dubh Sleagh. Thick gouts of black ichor are now slowly pulsing from a half-dozen wounds. The Wolf looks badly bloodied, but no less enraged and in the fight.
     
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  5. nikolokolus Arcane

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    The wolf bears down on Marcán since it can do little else while ensnared and rakes him viciously with his claws inflicting 6 hit points of damage. Marcán is still standing but is very badly wounded, but bravely holds on to the tether between himself and the wolf.

    Moments later another crackling bolt of black energy erupts from Urash's fingers as he finishes some incantation and it strikes the wolf, badly singing its fur (this damage is already accounted for in my post above about the wolf's condition).
     
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  6. nikolokolus Arcane

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    Llywelyn ap Gruffydd From what you wrote I'm guessing you dithered and held back this round?

    Brule thrusts at the wolf with his sword, pressing and abandoning his guard (+1 to-hit, -2 AC)
    Brule's sword attack [1d20+4] = 16+4 = 20 damage [1d8+1] = 7+1 = 8
    His blade bites deep and thick pulses of blood spurt out into the stream flowing under its feet. The wolf looks sorely wounded now.

    Round 4
    Rhenmyr & Borric
    Marcán and the Wolf
    Urash
    Cormac
    Ker
    Mab & Brule
     
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  7. Wayward Son Fails to keep valuable team members alive

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    Mab attempts another stab.
    1d20+1=1+1=2
    And then curses as his stab flies wide.
     
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  8. Llywelyn ap Gruffydd Learned

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    Cormac continues to observe the battle. Staying behind Borric.
     
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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire
    Seeing the wolf flag and frustrated by his prior failures, Rhenmyr forgoes defense and presses the attack.
    url=http://www.unseenservant.com/default.asp?do=showone&id=95184&macid=0]To hit (Serpent Spear, FF, and pressing attack): [1d20+5] = 9+5 = 14, Damage [1d6+2] = 6+2 = 8[/url]

    OOC (open)
    :argh: rng gods!
     
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  11. L'ennui Magister

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    Urash takes a few steps back, not wanting to risk throwing darts into the fray.

    He howls madly:

    "Get him! Prick him dead!"
     
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  12. nikolokolus Arcane

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    (roll a saving throw to avoid a fumble)

    (roll 1d3 damage for your shield bash)

    These actions will resolve after Borric, Marcán, and The Wolf do their thing.
     
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  13. nikolokolus Arcane

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    Urash and Cormac dither
     
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  15. Wayward Son Fails to keep valuable team members alive

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    1d20 save=4
    Mab fumbles with his spear as he attempts to stab the Wolf...
     
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  16. nikolokolus Arcane

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    Mab rushes forward to thrust at the beast, but he slips and drives the point of his spear into the ground and snaps the spear point off at the tip. The weapon is ruined.

    With the beast held fast by Marcán, Borric crouches low and thrusts with the might Dubh Sleagh and skewers the beast again in the chest, a second or two later Ker slams the beast with the shield. Blaidd Mawr spasms and convulses and drops to the stony floor of the caves.

    As soon as the lifeless body ceases twitching, the corpse starts to dissolve into a foul black vapor that retains the rough shape of the creature. A horrific sucking wind picks up inside the cavern as the black pool begins to swirl in a violent vortex. The vaporous wolf stretches toward the vortex, but the tether around its ankle prevents this and flaps in the wind like a tattered banner. The vortex churns and the howling winds rage for what feels like an eternity (but is no less than a minute) meanwhile, the vapourous form of Blaidd Mawr begins fading and lessening until finally there is nothing left of it and the noose drops to the floor. Not a moment later the winds cease and the pool of black water is as still and smooth as glass.
     
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    Borric attempts to sense the spear's bloodthirst, for any sign of whether the wolf is truly gone.
     
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  18. nikolokolus Arcane

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    People look over at Borric and see him concentrating on the spear. He looks different. His hair has returned to its normal black color and his features are once again his own.
     
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    Serpent in the Staglands Shadorwun: Hong Kong Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    Wordlessly Borric walks over to Brule, lays the spear down in front of him, and steps back.
     
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    "It-It's over? Blaidd Mawr is no more?" A huge smile breaks out over his face. "Please, for the love of all, tell me it's true!"
     
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    A bit late, but still!

    "And thus, the beast fell. No creature can escape their fate, and all go back to the great fire."
     
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  22. nikolokolus Arcane

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    Brule takes the spear from Borric with grave respect, and speaks haltingly in common, "Kurgan friend to Brule. Place in my stead forever." He then claps the steppe barbarian heartily on the shoulder and carefully cradles the spear, and sits heavily on a rock seemingly overwhelmed with emotion.
     
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    "Aye, I do not think it shall rise again."
     
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  24. nikolokolus Arcane

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    (The wolf was at 1 hit point after Borric hit it, any damage from the shield was enough to knock it over)
     
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    Can I make a roll to remember Ye Olde Pictish and give him a reply?
     
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