WARLOCK: Born of a supernatural bloodline, a warlock seeks to master the perilous magic that suffuses his soul. Unlike sorcerers and wizards, who approach arcane magic through the medium of spells, a warlock invokes powerful magic through nothing more than an effort of will. The font of dark magic burning in their souls makes them resistant to many forms of attack and arms them with dangerous power. Warlocks learn to harness their power to perform a small number of specific attacks and tricks called invocations. Warlocks make up for their lack of versatility by being tougher and more resilient than sorcerers or wizards. By harnessing his innate magical gift through fearsome determination and willpower, a warlock can perform feats of supernatural stealth, beguile the weak-minded, or scour his foes with blasts of Eldritch power.
– May not wear armor heavier than chain mail.
– May not equip shields larger than bucklers.
– May only become Proficient (one slot) in any weapon class.
– May only become Proficient (one slot) in any fighting style.
– Thieving abilities: Pick Pockets.
– Eldritch Lore: The warlock gains 10 base Lore per level.
– May cast Invocations.
– May use the Eldritch Blast ability at will.
ELDRITCH BLAST: A warlock attacks his foes with Eldritch power, using baleful magical energy to deal damage and sometimes impart other debilitating effects. An Eldritch Blast deals 1d6 points of magical damage at 1st level and increases by 1d6 in power for every three levels gained (up to 14d6 at 40th level). There is no Saving Throw against this attack, but Magic Resistance can negate it.
As the warlock gains in levels, he is able to shape his Eldritch Blast into different forms.
3rd level: HIDEOUS BLOW: Next melee attack channels an Eldritch Blast.
7th level: ELDRITCH SPEAR: Eldritch Blast penetrates through all enemies in its path.
11th level: ELDRITCH CHAIN: Eldritch Blast chains to nearby enemies.
15th level: ELDRITCH CONE: Eldritch Blast takes the shape of a cone. Save vs. Spell for half damage.
19th level: ELDRITCH DOOM: Eldritch Blast affects all enemies within a 20 ft. radius. Save vs. Spell for half damage.
– 5th level: Gains 10% resistance to crushing, slashing, piercing, and missile damage. An additional 5% is gained at levels 15, 25 and 35.
– 8th level: The warlock regenerates one hit point per three rounds.
– 10th level: Gains 10% resistance to acid, cold, electrical, fire and magical damage. An additional 10% is gained at levels 20, 30 and 40.
– 16th level: Regeneration rate increased to one hit point per two rounds.
– 22nd level: Becomes immune to non-magical weapons.
– 24th level: Regeneration rate increased to one hit point per round.
– Alignment restricted to chaotic good, chaotic neutral, lawful evil, neutral evil and chaotic evil.
– Hit Die: d6
Beguiling Influence – +2 CHA for 8 hours, increases to +4 at 8th level and +6 at 16th level
Dark One’s Own Luck – +2 to luck and saving throws, bonus +1 for every two CHA above 16
Draining Blast – slows target, -1 to hit, AC, saving throws for 3 rounds. Save vs. spells to avoid.
Frightful Blast – rolls d3 for damage, -2 to hit, saving throws and morale for 1 turn. Save vs. spells to avoid. Creatures above 6th level get +4 to save.
Darkness – rolls d3 for damage, -4 to hit and reduced vision in a 20 ft. zone. Area lasts for 3 rounds.
Entropic Warding – +4 to AC vs. missiles. Sets base AC to 6.
Leaps and Bounds – +2 to dexterity and AC, bonus +1 for every two CHA above 16
See the Unseen – detect invisibility and traps for 5 rounds.
Beshadowed Blast – rolls d4 for damage, blinds (-4 to hit and AC) and reduces movement rate for one round. Save vs. death to avoid.
Brimstone Blast – deals fire damage, additional 2d6 damage per round for 3 rounds. Save vs. breath to avoid.
Hellrime Blast – deals cold damage, -4 DEX for 1 turn. Save vs. death to avoid.
Charm – charms for 5 rounds. Save vs. spells to avoid. Non-hostile.
Curse of Despair – permanent -3 to all stats on failed save vs. spells. Remove Curse to cure. Inflicts -1 to hit for one turn (no save).
Dread Seizure – -3 to hit and AC and reduced movement rate for 3 rounds. Save vs. Death to avoid.
Flee the Scene – teleports target, mislead in original position for 1 round.
The Dead Walk – Animate Dead
Voracious Dispelling – touch range dispel magic, deals magic damage to target
Walk Unseen – Invisibility, 24 hours
Bewitching Blast – rolls d4 for damage, confuses for 3 rounds. Save vs. spells to avoid.
Electrifying Blast – deals electrical damage, paralyzes for 1 round. Save vs. breath at -2 to avoid. Does not affect creatures immune to electricity.
Noxious Blast – -2 to all stats and -4 to saving throws for one turn. Save vs. death at -2 to avoid. Does not affect creatures immune to poison.
Vitriolic Blast – deals acid, additional 2d6 damage per round for 3 rounds. Ignores magic resistance.
Chilling Tentacles – deals 2d6 cold damage. Additional 1d6+4 crushing damage and paralyzes on failed save vs. breath. Area lasts for 4 rounds.
Devour Magic – Remove Magic, +2 hit points per target affected for four rounds.
Tenacious Plague – AoE Summon Insects
Wall of Perilous Flame – 2d6 fire damage and 2d6 magic damage for 3 rounds. No save.
Binding Blast – rolls d4 for damage, stuns for 1 round. Save vs. spells at -4 to avoid.
Utterdark Blast – rolls d4 for damage, drains HP to caster. Drains four levels for 1 hour on failed save vs. death
Dark Foresight – +10 AC, +5 to all saves, +20% damage resistance, immunity to backstab. Lasts 2 rounds.
Retributive Invisibility – improved invisibility for four rounds, cannot be dispelled. Deals 4d6 magical damage and stuns upon expiring. Save vs death to avoid stun and half damage.
Word of Changing – shapeshift into devil for 10 turns.
High Level Abilities
Eldritch Pact (non-evil only) – permanent 20% MR, +50% spell duration, +1 casting time
Eldritch Focus (requires Eldritch Pact) – +100% damage dealt and immunity to weapons for 3 rounds
Eldritch Paragon (requires Eldritch Focus) – permanent +20% magical damage and +50% magical damage resistance
Hellfire Pact (non-good only) – permanent +50% fire/cold resistance, +20% elemental damage
Hellfire Shield (requires Hellfire Pact) – 125% fire resistance, immunity to +2 weapons, damages enemies in melee. Drains 1 constitution per cast for 24 hours.
Hellfire Blast (requires Hellfire Shield) – unmitigated fire damage, drains 1 constitution per cast for 24 hours.
Use Any Item
Extra Invocation I
Extra Invocation II (requires Extra Invocation I)
Extra Invocation III (requires Extra Invocation II)
Extra Invocation IV (requires Extra Invocation III)
Call Fiend – summons a nabassu, glabrezu or pit fiend under the warlock’s control for 1 hour.