Saturday, September 24, 2016

Dark Souls: Pontiff Knight for Shadow of the Demon Lord [Updated]



After Pontiff Sulyvahn seized control of Irithyll, he formed a battalion of warriors to keep order in the city. Despite having withered away to hollow spirits, they continue to defend it from intruders.

Pontiff Knights wield either a curved sword or a scythe and can also spit homing dark orbs at the player from long distances. Their attacks induce Frost buildup.

The sudden presence of their spirits materializing out of thin air foretell of an imminent encounter with their real selves. They always move by following a determined path, which may leave them open to backstabs or preemptive attacks. If they come in a formation and get disbanded, they will seek their companions after a while and continue their patrol together.


PONTIFF KNIGHT          DIFFICULTY 50
Size 1 frightening undead
Perception 12 (+2); darksight
Defense  14; Health 50
Strength 14 (+4) Agility 12 (+2) Intellect 10 (+0) Will 11 (+1)
Speed 10
Immune damage from cold, disease, or poison; gaining insanity; asleep, charmed, dazed, diseased, fatigued, frightened, poisoned, stunned

ATTACK OPTIONS
Curved Sword (melee) +4 with 2 boons (2d6 plus Frost on attack roll 20+)
Frost The target may only take slow turns
Dark Orb The dark orb automatically hits provided there is an unobstructed path between you and a target within long range (1d6+1)

SPECIAL ATTACKS
Double Attack The pontiff knight attacks twice with its curved sword.

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