Fiendish Codex II: Tyrants of the Nine Hells is an optional supplemental source book for the edition of the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game. In this month’s exclusive interview, Robert Schwalb and Robin Laws, designers of the new Fiendish Codex II sourcebook venture into the nine. Fiendish Codex – Play Role Online. READ. Show more documents . show all. Fiendish Codex II – Tyrants of the Nine Hells – Dropbox ·
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They don’t wait around waiting for you to come bust down their dungeon doors and take their loot. Don’t let me stop you; just fodex your backs. We slipped in a few divine feats for those clerics and paladins who specialize in fighting devils, and a metamagic feat called Disrupting Spell that reduces the save DC of spells, spell-like abilities, or supernatural abilities–perfect for defusing devilish abilities.
Sometimes it’s a map of a whole layer, like Nessus’ surface canyons.
Asmodeus and other archdevils long served as prominent villains in my campaigns. You find out why devils gather souls, what they do with them, and how the corruption of coedx fuels their entire evil society.
There was some early discussion as to whether it would be worth including the nupperibo since, mechanically, they are quite similar to lemures, but I’m pleased to say that my favorite, bloated, blind, mute fiend made the cut. Expedition to the Demonweb Pits.
We focused our attention on the active masters of the Nine Hells. Bel kept his seat and he’s still having trouble with the other archdevils they don’t trust him since he double-crossed his predecessor. When it comes to the players, what does Fiendish Codex II have in store for them: Naturally, the Hag Countess’s layer has undergone the most fiehdish changes. These are doomed characters xodex fight for their redemption. Pact, Shadow, and True Name Magic.
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They become tremendously effective combatants against devils. Plus, there’s a new PC race in town, we hear. For players, just remember this.
Propped up by her favor and that of the Dark Eight, Bel’s place seems secure The Nine Hells is a great playground for DMs. Fortress of the Yuan-Ti. Magic Item Compendium, Preview 4. The biggest and coolest change was removing the Hag Countess as an archdevil and replacing her with Glasya.
For feats, we built on the solid foundation set forth by the FCIand presented a new category of feats called devil-touched feats. Did you have an interest in the subject matter from previous editions? At some level, we fkendish that the baatezu eliminated rival elements to reinforce their monolithic control of the Nine Hells.
Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich.
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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Hellreavers are warriors who are outraged by the actions of devils and their abilities to corrupt and seduce without consequence.
There are a few mentions of past dukes or prince or some other hellish noble here and there, but most of this information is in Tome of Magic: Eldritch Wizardry Supplement IV: What of new, previously unknown devils? We also had room for some new spells too.
Any advice for parties making that extreme trek, or ocdex DMs attempting to run such games? The hellfire engine covers the infernal war machine.
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And the poor old Hag Countess doesn’t get a comfortable retirement, either. When it comes to past editions, Hell has undergone some definite revisions when it comes to rulers, history, the Blood War And there are the Lords of the Nine Layers: Every player dreamed of getting their characters powerful enough to take on Asmodeus and survive. Then there’s Tiamat, former ruler of Hell’s first layer; has she regained her throne?
Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: Their bodies are corrupted twisted by evil, yet the gods cleanse their souls, freeing them of the taint and corruption that plagued them in life. Tyrants of the Nine Hells is an optional supplemental source book for the 3.
If you take their stuff–which they need to gather souls–they come after you. As for new devils, there are all sorts of disturbing things in this book. Ever since I became a freelance game designer, I’ve had a knack for landing jobs that dealt with evil subjects. Oh, and the aspect of Asmodeus has a CR In fact, the epic decade-long mega-campaign I ran from the start of 2nd edition through the first heady months of 3rd saw Asmodeus as one of the villainous principles.