Saturday, April 12, 2014

A to Z Challenge: K is for Karnifex (For OSRIC)

Karnifex the Hellforged (any):  This +3 bastard sword contains the essence of the erineyas, Karnifex.  On a natural roll of 20, the target is decapitated and their soul consumed by the blade, while it's host heals 2d8+1 hit points.  Karnifex was willingly bound to the blade so that he could lead the Sindycate on the Prime Material Plane.  Whomever wields the blade is merely a host for the malicious ambition of the fallen angel residing in the adamantine blade, their mind and personality completely suppressed, however Karnifex has full access to their memories.  It is believed that a host may only be freed through death.

Intelligence 18, Karnfiex replaces the host's intelligence.
Communication Karnifex has full access to the host's mind.
Alignment Lawful Evil
Minor Powers
Detect Good within 10 foot radius
Detect Magic within 10 foot radius
See Invisible within 20 foot radius
Majors Powers
Heal once per day
Teleport, max 600 pounds once per day

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Karnfiex was the very first villain in the very first game set in Jarlsburg.


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