Archive for October 6th, 2015


Tuesday Magic Item – Bloodgate Bracelet

6 October, 2015

BraceletVoddick gripped his sword tighter.  “Ritual sacrifices never presage anything good,” he said in a low voice.

“I entirely agree,” said Gollaon, equally quietly, his crossbow readied.  “When sent to bring in a simple wizard and one finds such signs . . .”

Voddick nodded.  “One can only hope that one has the right wards.  Wait, do you hear animals approaching?”  He turned to face one of the corridors.

Bloodgate Bracelet

These bracelets are made from gold and silver set with gemstones carved with the images of animals, they are usually heavy and made for a man.  There is always a faint scent of blood around them, though it is not always obvious as the source.

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New Monster Template – Bloodmade

6 October, 2015

Template: Bloodmade (CR +0 or +1)

Creatures with the Bloodmade template are created through the blood summoning spell, their origin is unknown but they look like normals animals -albeit with red or rusty brown coloration- except for their eyes which seem to be pools of blood. When killed they dissolve into a pool of blood before vanishing.  Only animals can be subject to the Bloodmade template.

A Bloodmade creature’s CR increases by +1 only if the base creature has 5 or more HD.

A Bloodmade creature’s quick and rebuild rules are the same.

Senses gains darkvision 60 ft. and scent

Defensive Abilities gains damage reduction and energy resistance as noted on the table.

Special Attacks
All One Blood (Ex)
Bloodmade creatures (from the same source) have an instinct for cooperation and innately cooperate to their best of their abilities.  When adjacent to their summoner or another Bloodmade, they gain a +1 circumstance bonus to Armor Class and when two of more Bloodmade creature attack the same target, they gain a +1 circumstance bonus to attack rolls.

Blood Anger (Ex)
Bloodmade creature gains a +2 morale bonus to damage rolls, Fortitude and Will saves when they have taken damage equal to half their hit points or more.

Special Quality
Guard the Source (Ex)
Bloodmade creatures will attempt to guard their creator if not given other instructions.  When a single Bloodmade of size large or two or more of size medium or smaller are adjacent to their creator, she gains a +1 circumstance bonus to Armor Class and the Bloodmade can made a single attack of opportunity each round against anyone who attacks their creator when they could have attacked the Bloodmade.

Hit Dice     Resist Acid and Fire           DR

1–4                          5                            —
5–10                       10                         5/magic
11+                          15                       10/magic

Notes: To go with today’s magic item.  Though they can be used interdependently as well, of course.

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