The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Blades in the Dark
My Little Pony: Tails of Equestria, The Storytelling Game
Shadowrun: Anarchy - Alternate Ruleset
Crypts of Indormancy
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Adventures on Dungeon Planet
Rise of the Dungeon Master: Gary Gygax and the Creation of D&D
Mythic Game Master Emulator
Heroes & Other Worlds
CRGE: Conjectural Roleplaying GM Emulator
Savage Tales of Horror: Volume 3
The Space Patrol
Tales from the Yawning Portal
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Core Set
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Beginner Box
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
The Dread Machine
Vow of Honor
Walhalla: El Juego de Rol de la Plena Edad Media
The GameMaster's Apprentice
Tales from the Loop
The Gift Horse
The Tomb of Dreams: A Jumpstart for Exalted Third Edition
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay
Savage Worlds Explorer's Edition
Feng Shui
Delta Green
Asylum
Realm of Chaos: The Lost and the Damned
Secrets of New York
Invaders from Below
Fiasco
The Winds of Magic
The Edge of Night
Black Crusade Core Rulebook
Monsterhearts
Player's Handbook (HackMaster 5th Edition)
Fate Core System
Heaven's Shadow
Dungeon World GM Reference
Shadow of the Demon Lord Core Rulebook
Feng Shui 2
Mouse Guard (2nd Edition)
Ten Candles
Adventures in Middle-earth Player's Guide
Adventures in Middle-earth Loremaster's Guide
SOLO: Solo RPG Campaigns for the Cepheus Engine
Paranoia: Red Clearance Edition
Game Trade Magazine (Issue 207 - May 2017)
Rad Hacker Vampires
Information
RPG
Genre
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic Show More »
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
2013
Primary Name
Otherworldly Invocations
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 147903
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF version
Publisher: 
Year: 2013
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
51 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From publisher blurb:

Patrons Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Wizards get their magic from studying tomes. Sorcerers inherit their magic from their parents. Clerics get their magic from their god. Druids get their magic from nature. And witches get their magic from an eldritch pact made with a supernatural patron…at least in theory. But the mechanics behind the witch’s patron class feature just don’t promote that sort of thing. When choosing between patrons like “wisdom” and “moon,” and knowing that the only real effect is a handful of bonus spells known, the excitement of choosing an otherworldly patron seems to just fade away.

This book takes witch patrons in a wild new direction that greatly expands them into something that can be fun and interesting at the game table. The book contains 10 new patrons, each of which is an individual entity rather than a vague concept, and each of which has extensive descriptions of his or her personality, background, and goals, as well as the types of familiars that the patron typically grants, information on other followers of the patron, and so on.

Even more exciting, choosing one of the patrons in this book does more than grant you bonus spells. Each patron comes with a number of mechanical benefits and drawbacks associated with making a magical pact with them, which function similarly to an archetype, meaning that one’s choice of patron is meaningful mechanically, as well as flavorfully. With 10 patrons to choose from, there are plenty of options, including:

  • Al’Rajan, a crafy efreeti cursed to grant any wish asked of him, who attempts to pass this burden on to those to whom he grants magic.
  • Irashen, a celestial general who is happy to loan out some of heaven’s power to mortals who will use it to fight evil.
  • Jodan, an insane spirit obsessed with humor, whose magic is incredibly unreliable.
  • Tesherazz, a powerful devil who empowers witches in his employ with the ability to make magically-binding contracts.
  • Thyrvinistar, a powerful dragon who is willing to share his magic in exchange for nothing more than raw gold.
  • And many more!

So if you’ve ever wished that your witch’s patron was a little less one-dimensional, or just want some new options and archetypes for the witch class, this is the book for you. Even if you don’t care one bit for witches, GMs looking for powerful cosmic entities to serve as enemies, allies, patrons, or temptations for their party will find a wealth of ideas and useful information on the various entities included in this book. Don’t miss out on this chance to make your game a little more magical.

More Information Edit | History
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1
No Articles Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 34
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 0
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.