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The Daughters of Ares and the Daughters of Odin… 

A Mythic World of Chaos and War…

 

Amazons vs Valkyries Character Spotlight: Amastris

 

Pages: 8
Game System: OGL 5E 
Genre: Classical Age (Greek/Norse Mythology)


The Character Spotlight series outline the main characters in the Amazons vs Valkyries setting, providing personalities and backgrounds which can serve as inspiration for your own adventures in this setting. Guidelines for using these characters as patrons, allies, or villains are also provided with D20 game statistics for each character at levels 4, 9, and 20.

In this issue, we take a detailed look at one of the most underrated and overlooked NPCs in the setting, Amastris of Herculea, Queen of Amastrasia. 

 

Features:

  • Detailed character background 
  • Campaign setting lore 
  • Dozens of ideas for adventures 
  • Personality traits 
  • Use as a Patron, Ally, or Enemy 
  • D20 stats at 4th, 9th, and 20th level  

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329482-thumb140.jpg Arms and Armor

Complete guide to all weapons, armor, and equipment in the AvV setting

355848-thumb140.jpg Backgrounds and Homelands
  • Six new backgrounds including: Athlete, Farmer, Huntress, and Exile.
  • Homelands and Starting Languages
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Bloodline Feats

  • Campaign lore

  • Heroic Bloodlines

  • 92 feats

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The Priestess

A core class for divine spellcasters who do not use weapons or armor

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Divine Domains

9 new domains including:

  • Death

  • Fertility

  • Fire

  • The Sea

  • Prophecy

  • The Moon

355847-thumb140.jpg Druid Circles

 2 new druid Circles!

  • Circle of Abundance
  • Circle of Arcana

 

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Races

  • Gray Dwarves

  • Giant kin

  • Light Elves

  • Nymphs

  • Fauns

  • Reptoids

393815-thumb140.jpg Cult of Apollo
  • Temples, festivals, cult lore
  • New Magic Item: Golden Bow
  • New Spell: Fate's Favored
  • Oath of the Light-bringer
315809-thumb140.jpg Cult of Artemis
  • Temples, Festivals
  • Forest Domain  
  • Oath of the Wild
393175-thumb140.jpg Cult of Athena
  • Temples, festivals, cult lore
  • New Magic Item: Aegis of Athena (lesser)
  • New Artifact: aegis of Athena
  • Oath of the Strategist

 

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Cult of Dionysus

  • Temples, festivals, and lore

  • The Madness domain

377682-thumb140.jpg Cult of Freyja
  • Temples, festivals, cult lore
  • Paladin's Oath of the Perfect Companion
  • Paladin's Oath of the Warrior's Resolve

 

355012-thumb140.jpg Cult of the Great Mother
  • 14 new spells
  • 2 new monsters
  • 5 new artifacts
  • Earth Domain
  • The Oath of Earth and Stone
315809-thumb140.jpg Cult of Isis
  • Temples, Festivals, Celebrations
  • The Osiris Tale
  • 3 new legendary Magic Items (book of breathing, knot of isis, veil of Isis)
  • Oath of the Great Lady
355848-thumb140.jpg Cult of Moloch
  • Temples, Celebrations, History, Methods
  • Oath of Immolated Souls
  • Fire Domain
  • New Spells (Eruption and Wildfire)
  • New Undead Monster: Maliku
  • Sample NPC: Izabella, Herald of Moloch
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Cult of Sekhmet

  • Temples, festivals, lore

  • A new spell

  • The paladin Oath of Blood and War

355719-thumb140.jpg Cult of Sobek
  • 1 new spell
  • 1 new magic item
  • the Oath of Taking
355842-thumb140.jpg Fighter Archetypes
  • The Guard
  • The Mercenary
  • The Raider

 

355842-thumb140.jpg Barbarian Paths
  • The Beast Rider
  • The Mighty Heroine
  • The True Berserker
355837-thumb140.jpg Cult of Skadi
  • Temples, Festivals, and lore
  • A new spell: Arctic Essence 
  • The Oath of Mountain's Calling

 

355838-thumb140.jpg Cult of Heracles
  • 1 new magic item
  • 1 new spell
  • 1 new artifact: Shield of Heracles
  • the Oath of Heroes
355857-thumb140.jpg Cult of Caturix
  • Temples and lore
  • A new figurine of wondrous power
  • The Oath of the headhunter
390193-thumb140.jpg Cult of Demeter
  • Temples, festivals, cult lore
  • Two new Cleric Domains
  • Paladin's Oath of the Moon and Magic

 

390193-thumb140.jpg Cult of Enyo
  • Temples, festivals, cult lore
  • Four new magic items (three legendary, one rare)
  • Paladin's Oath of Destruction

 

390193-thumb140.jpg Cult of Hecate
  • Temples, festivals, cult lore
  • Two new Cleric Domains
  • Paladin's Oath of the Moon and Magic

 

393282-thumb140.jpg Cult of Heimdall
  • Sacred places
  • Rites
  • New Spell: Night Watch
  • Oath of the Watcher
393729-thumb140.jpg Cult of Ninkilim
  • Places of worship
  • Rites
  • New Spells: (breath of locust, cicada swarm)
  • Paladin’s Oath of the Outcast
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  • Temples
  • Festivals
  • New Spells: (earthshaker, trident of disaster)
  • Paladin’s Oath of the Thorn
355848-thumb140.jpg Cult of Sol
  • Temples, festivals, cult lore
  • Cleric's Domain: Voyages
  • Paladin's Oath of the Dawn-bringer
355848-thumb140.jpg Cult of Tanit

Temple locations, celebrations, and methods

  • Oath of the Moon's Bond
  • New Magic Item: Tanit's Shield
  • New Spell: Necromantic Surge
361205-thumb140.jpg Rogue Archetypes
  • Investigator
  • Outlaw
  • Scout
  • Trickster
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4 New Origins!

  • Arcane Ancestor
  • Divine Ancestor
  • Elemental Ancestor
  • Fey Ancestor
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  • Elite units
  • Specialized troops
  • Mercenary bands
  • Brigands
355848-thumb140.jpg Character Spotlight: Amastris of Heraclea
  • Background and personality
  • Adventure ideas
  • Campaign lore
  • Ally, Patron, or Enemy
355848-thumb140.jpg Character Spotlight: Arsinoe II
  • Background and personality
  • Adventure ideas
  • Campaign lore
  • Ally, Patron, or Enemy
392840-thumb140.jpg Character Spotlight: Kara 
  • Character background and personality
  • Campaign lore
  • Game stats at 4th, 9th, and 20th level
  • Use as as Ally, Enemy, or Patron
350323-thumb140.jpg Character Spotlight: Padia
  • Background and personality
  • Adventure ideas
  • Campaign lore
  • Ally, Patron, or Enemy
355848-thumb140.jpg Optional Rules
  • Intelligence (Engineering) proficiency
  • Intelligence (War) proficiency
  • Interrogating NPCs
  • New Conditions
  • Flying Mounts
355848-thumb140.jpg Pre-generated Characters I
  • Six pre-generated 1st level characters for the upcoming adventure Prelude to War.
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355848-thumb140.jpg The Manticore's Den

The Manticore’s Den is a Fifth Edition adventure for four to five characters of 1st to 4th level, and is optimized for a party of four characters with an average party level (APL) of 2. This adventure is designed for the Amazons vs Valkyries setting, but can be easily adapted to any other fantasy setting.  

377682-thumb140.jpg Pre-generated Characters II
  • Six pre-generated 1st level characters for the upcoming adventure Prelude to War.

 

390193-thumb140.jpg Trinakria Gazetteer
  • Cities
  • History
  • Ruins
  • Maps

 

392840-thumb140.jpg Prelude to War  

Prelude to War is the first episode of the sixth book in the Amazons vs Valkyries saga, but the first one to be released. It takes the characters from 1st to 3rd level. Set in Trinakria (Sicily) on the eve of the First Punic War, the PCs are mercenaries conducting scouting, espionage, and commando raids behind Roman lines.

390193-thumb140.jpg Cult of Ran
  • Temples, festivals, cult lore
  • Druid's Circle of the Surf and Storm
  • Paladin's Oath of Plunder and Pleasure

 

355847-thumb140.jpg Encounter Map Pack I

3 Encounter Maps:

  • Farmhouse
  • Hillside Trail
  • Bridge and Waterfall

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355848-thumb140.jpg Character Spotlight: Cynane of Macedon

 

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355848-thumb140.jpg The Cult of Odin

 

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This squad-level military mission sends the PCs on a quest to save king Seuthes’ army from an artifact-wielding wizard and his three-headed dragon. The Storm Crystal is a Fifth Edition adventure for four to five characters of 16th to 18th  level, and is optimized for a party of four characters with an average party level (APL) of 16. This adventure is designed for the Amazons vs Valkyries setting, but can be easily adapted to any other fantasy setting.

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This beautifully illustrated PDF features 5th edition D20 rules for 67 deadly plants from our own world including hemlock, nightshade, and hellebore.

Each plant is presented with a stat-block outlining its habitat, size, frequency, medical uses, damage, saving throws, and challenge rating. Most entries feature additional rules for creating herbal, alchemical, and magical substances. 

With this supplement you can:

  • Craft insecticide from white cedar.

  • Brew healing balm from nightshade.

  • Extract weapon poison from bush rope.

  • Empower your necromancy with baneberry.

  • Fight oozes with myoporum.

  • Enhance your protection spells with oleander.

  • Use jimsonweed to target objects with fly spells.

  • Use bay laurel to enhance your augury spells.

  • Brew a sleep potion from black locust.

  • Create dozens of other herbal and alchemical concoctions!

Heavily researched, the effects of these poisons mirror reality. Some cause paralysis, blindness, or terrifying hallucinations. Some cause psychic damage. A few contain acid. A couple cause creatures to take radiant damage from the sun.

Some plants are only toxic under certain conditions. Others are only toxic to certain creatures. Many can be mistaken for something else. A few are consumed deliberately. Those that affect herd animals can precipitate a famine. When famine strikes, characters are even more likely to eat toxic plants.

All types of poisons exist in the plant kingdom; ingested, inhaled, injury, and touch. Most weapon poisons are easily extracted.

Druids and characters proficient with alchemy kits, herbalism kits, or cook's utensils will find this information extremely useful. All other characters will find these rules make the wilderness much more dangerous.

To help DMs use these plants, each is presented with a challenge rating. There are also suggestions for challenging high level characters with these plants. 

Beware the fireweed that grows in damp soil!

Shun the sweet redoul!

Avoid the sandbox tree and its exploding fruit!

Fear the orcs with monkshood on their blades!

Never touch the gimp-gimpy!

Enhance the verisimilitude of your games with this collection of poisons, herbal remedies, foods, alchemical substances, magical creations, and DM inspiration.  

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