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Druid

Druids revere nature above all, gaining their spells and other magical powers either from the force of nature itself or from a nature deity. Many druids pursue a mystic spirituality of transcendent union with nature rather than devotion to a divine entity, while others serve gods of wild nature, animals, or elemental forces. The ancient druidic traditions are sometimes called the Old Faith, in contrast to the worship of gods in temples and shrines.
 

Druid spells are oriented toward nature and animals—the power of tooth and claw, of sun and moon, of fire and storm. Druids also gain the ability to take on animal forms, and some druids make a particular study of this practice, even to the point where they prefer animal form to their natural form.

For druids, nature exists in a precarious balance. The four elements that make up a world—air, earth, fire, and water—must remain in equilibrium. If one element were to gain power over the others, the world could be destroyed, drawn into one of the elemental planes and broken apart into its component elements. Thus, druids oppose cults of Elemental Evil and others who promote one element to the exclusion of others.

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Subclasses

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Basics

  • Base Hit Points: 52

  • Hit Points per Advancement: 10

  • Actions: 1 Attack, 1 Bonus, 1 Reaction

  • Casting Attribute: Wisdom

  • ​Starting Kit:​

    • Wooden Club

    • Shield

    • Leather Armor

Proficiencies

  • Armor: Light armor, medium armor, shields (druids will not use any that are made of metal.)

  • Weapons: Simple weapons

  • Saving Throws: Intelligence, Wisdom

  • Skills: Animal Handling, Nature

  • Attack & Spell Bonus:

    • Level 8: +2

    • Level 10: +1 (3)

    • Level 12: +1 (4)

Druidic

You know Druidic, the secret language of druids. You can speak the language and use it to leave hidden messages. You and others who know this language automatically spot such a message. Others spot the message’s presence with a successful DC 15 Perception check, but can’t decipher it without magic.

Wild Shapes

You can use your action to magically assume the shape of a beast that you have seen before. You can use this feature twice. You regain expended uses when you finish a long rest. While wildshaped, you cannot cast spells or speak.

Wolf

  • Armor Class: 12

  • Temp HP: 20

  • 1d8+2 Bite attack

  • 2 Attack Actions

Rune choices: Shapeshifting (Grey Wolf), Shapeshifting (Black Wolf), & Shapeshifting (White Wolf)

Giant Elk

  • Armor Class: 13

  • Temp HP: 25

  • 2d4+3 Ram attack, has chance to knock back 1 tile.

Rune: Shapeshifting (Elk King)

Big Cat (Level 12)

  • Armor Class: 11

  • Temp HP: 15

  • 1d10+2 Pounce attack, 4 tile attack that can knock prone and moves to target.

  • 1d8+2 Bite attack, Bonus action that works on prone enemies.

Rune choices: Shapeshifting (Lion), Shapeshifting (Tiger), Shapeshifting (White-Tiger), Shapeshifting (Black Panther), & Shapeshifting (Sabertooth)

Bear (Level 12)

  • Armor Class: 14

  • Temp HP: 30

  • 1d8+4 Claw attack

Rune: Shapeshifting (Bear)

 

Critters

All druids may learn to wild shape into small critters that have no combat purpose. These include:

  • Cat

  • Chicken

  • Cobra

  • Doe

  • Fox

  • Frog

  • Horse

  • Piglet

  • Rabbit

 

 

These wild shapes can be learned through a quest by speaking to Sylva Windwhisper in Whispering Willow Grove. Whispering Willow Grove is accessible by any druid through the grove portal in Far Forest. Druids will be allowed to learn 3 total critters, so choose wisely!

Druid Circle

All druids identify with a circle of druids. Choose your druid circle (subclass) from the six listed below. These will be unlocked at Level 10 and reach their full potential at Level 12.

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Drawing on the divine essence of nature itself, you can cast spells to shape that essence to your will.

Spell Slots

Level 8

  • 1st: +4

  • 2nd: +3

Level 10

  • 3rd: +3
  • 4th: +2

Level 12

  • 4th: +1

  • 5th: +2

Combat Spells

The following list of spells are directly tied to, and reflected within, our dice system. Cantrips can be used an indefinite amount of times, but the rest are tied to spell slots of their corresponding level, and as such, are limited in their usage. All spell slots are restored upon a long rest. Cantrips, along with 1st and 2nd level spells, are available to newly created characters (Level 8s). 3rd and 4th level spells are available to Level 10 characters. 5th level spells are available to Level 12 characters.

Frostbite

Evocation
1 Action
V, S

You cause numbing frost to form on one creature that you can see within range.

3d6 Cold Damage
(
8 + Spell Bonus vs CON Save)

 

Acquired at 10th Level

Flavor Spells

The following spells are included in the druid's repertoire, however; these spells cannot be used in combat and do not consume a spell slot. They are only to be used to enrich the narrative of your roleplay. For spells that involve affecting another person, they should be treated as social rolls. They are fully consent based and cannot be used to force an outcome in a roleplay scenario. Some are available to a newly created character (Level 8) and others are unlocked at Level 10.

Control Flames

Transmutation
1 Action
S

You choose nonmagical flame that you can see within range and that fits within a 5-foot cube. You affect it in one of the following ways:

  • You instantaneously expand the flame 5 feet in one direction, provided that wood or other fuel is present in the new location.

  • You instantaneously extinguish the flames within the cube.

  • You double or halve the area of bright light and dim light cast by the flame, change its color, or both. The change lasts for 1 hour.

  • You cause simple shapes—such as the vague form of a creature, an inanimate object, or a location—to appear within the flames and animate as you like. The shapes last for 1 hour.

If you cast this spell multiple times, you can have up to three of its non-instantaneous effects active at a time, and you can dismiss such an effect as an action.

Ritual Spells

Spells that require components to cast, or spells that have longer and broader effects than any of the aforementioned combat and flavor spells, are considered rituals. They do not consume spell slots. Most require DM oversight and such will be denoted in a ritual's description if it does. If it does not, it can be cast as any other spell is cast in our dice system, should you have the required components on hand.

This is an RPR Spell, and does not require a DM Ticket!

Detect Magic

Divination
1 Action
V, S
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Class Required:

  • Artificer

  • Cleric

  • Bard

  • Druid

  • Paladin

  • Ranger

  • Sorcerer

  • Wizard

Components Required:

  • 1x Unstable Essence

  • 5x Arcane Residue

For the next 10 minutes, you sense the presence of magic within 3 tiles of you. You may use another action to determine the school of magic, if any.

The spell can penetrate most barriers, but is blocked by 1 foot of stone, 1 inch of common metal, a shin sheet of lead, or 3 feet of wood/dirt.

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Druids who are members of the Circle of Dreams hail from regions that have strong ties to the Feywild and its dreamlike realms. The druids' guardianship of the natural world makes for a natural alliance between the good-aligned fey. These druids seek to fill the world with dreamy wonder. Their magic mends wounds and brings joy to downcast hearts, and the realms they protect are gleaming, fruitful places, where dream and reality blur together and where the weary can find rest.

Bonus Proficiencies

  • Skills: Medicine

  • Class Resources:

    • Level 10: +10

    • Level 12: +2 (12)

Balm of the Summer Court

As a bonus action, you can choose any ally you can see within 12 tiles of you and spend 4 class resources. The target regains 4d4 + 4 hit points.

Hidden Paths

You can use hidden, magical pathways that some fey use to traverse space in the blink of an eye. As a bonus action on your turn, you can teleport a creature up to 2 tiles away to an unoccupied space that you can see. You may use this twice per Long Rest.

Walker in Dreams

Requires Level 12

Once per long rest, you may magically teleport yourself and up to two willing allies who touch you back to the last location where you finished a long rest on the current plane. Upon casting this ability you may not move, or take any actions for three turns. If you are not stunned, or brought to 0 hit points after this time you may PvP Flee from combat with up to two allies.

Circle Spells

Poison Spray

Evocation

1 Action

V, S

 

You extend your hand toward a creature and project a puff of noxious gas from your palm.

 

2d12 Poison Damage

(8 + Spell Bonus vs CON Save)

Rituals

Dream

Illusion

1 Minute

V, S, M

Class Required:

  • Cleric: Twilight Domain

  • Druid: Circle of Dreams

  • Bard: College of Glamour

  • Warlock

Component Required:

  • Ground  up Valor Bell (Flavor)

  • Ground  up Brisk Leaf (Flavor)

  • Ground  up Mother's Leaf (Flavor)

 

This spell shapes a creature's dreams. Choose a creature known to you as the target of this spell. The target must be on the same plane of existence as you. Creatures that don't sleep, such as elves, can't be contacted by this spell. You, or a willing creature you touch, enters a trance state, acting as a messenger. While in the trance, the messenger is aware of his or her surroundings, but can't take actions or move.

If the target is asleep, the messenger appears in the target's dreams and can converse with the target as long as it remains asleep, through the duration of the spell. The messenger can also shape the environment of the dream, creating landscapes, objects, and other images. The messenger can emerge from the trance at any time, ending the effect of the spell early. The target recalls the dream perfectly upon waking. If the target is awake when you cast the spell, the messenger knows it, and can either end the trance (and the spell) or wait for the target to fall asleep, at which point the messenger appears in the target's dreams.

You can make the messenger appear monstrous and terrifying to the target. If you do, the messenger can deliver a message of no more than ten words and then the target must make a Wisdom saving throw. On a failed save, echoes of the phantasmal monstrosity spawn a nightmare that lasts the duration of the target's sleep and prevents the target from gaining any benefit from that rest.

 

If you have a body part, lock of hair, clipping from a nail, or similar portion of the target's body, the target makes its saving throw with disadvantage.

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The Circle of the Land is made up of mystics and sages who safeguard ancient knowledge and rites through a vast oral tradition. These druids meet within sacred circles of trees or standing stones to whisper primal secrets in Druidic. The circle’s wisest members preside as the chief priests of communities that hold to the Old Faith and serve as advisors to the rulers of those folk. As a member of this circle, your magic is influenced by the land where you were initiated into the circle’s mysterious rites.

Bonus Proficiencies

  • Skills: Survival

  • Class Resources:

    • Level 12: +4​

Land's Stride

Your attunement to nature allows you to brush off any slows, restrains, or grapples as a reaction.

Nature's Ward

You are immune to charm, fear, poison, and disease.

Nature's Sanctuary

Requires Level 12

When a creature makes a melee attack against you, as a reaction and 1 class resource you can force them to make a Wisdom Saving Throw. On a failure the, attack misses.

Circle Spells

Poison Spray

Evocation

1 Action

V, S

 

You extend your hand toward a creature and project a puff of noxious gas from your palm.

 

2d12 Poison Damage

(8 + Spell Bonus vs CON Save)

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Druids of the Circle of the Moon are fierce guardians of the wilds. Their order gathers under the full moon to share news and trade warnings. They haunt the deepest parts of the wilderness, where they might go for weeks on end before crossing paths with another humanoid creature, let alone another druid.

Changeable as the moon, a druid of this circle might prowl as a great cat one night, soar over the treetops as an eagle the next day, and crash through the undergrowth in bear form to drive off a trespassing monster. The wild is in the druid’s blood.

Bonus Proficiencies

  • Skills: Athletics

  • Class Resources:

    • Level 10: +2​​

    • Level 12: +1 (3)

 

Combat Wild Shape

You gain the ability to use subclass specific wildshapes (Yeti, Giant Bat, Earth Elemental) on your turn as a bonus action, rather than as an action. Furthermore, while you are wild shaped, you are able to spend a level (1/2/3) spell slot to regenerate (1/2/3)d8 Temp HP as a bonus action each turn.

Circle Forms

The rites of your circle, and the varied phases of the moon, grant you the ability to transform into more dangerous animal forms. Attacks made by your Circle forms count as magical attacks for the purposes of bypassing resistances.

Giant Bat

  • Armor Class: 13

  • Temp HP: 30

  • 1d8+3 Bite Attack

  • Screech AoE debuff

  • Flying Movement

Rune: Shapeshifting (Bat Demon)

Yeti

  • Armor Class: 12

  • Temp HP: 40

  • 2d4+3 Cold Claw Attack

  • Equal Climbspeed

  • 2 Attack Actions

Rune: Shapeshifting (Yeti)

Elemental

Requires Level 12

  • Armor Class: 17

  • Temp HP: 50

  • 2d8+5 Smash Attack

  • 2 Attack Actions

  • Physical Resistance

  • Poison Resistance

  • Poisoned Immunity

  • Thunder Weakness

  • Costs 2 WS points to enter.

Rune: Shapeshifting [Golem]

Circle Spells

Moonbeam (4th)

Evocation

1 Action

V, S

 

A silvery beam of pale light shines down in a single tile. Any creature within the radius is engulfed in ghostly flames that cause searing pain and must make a Constitution Saving Throw. It takes 4d10 radiant damage on a failed save, or half as much on a successful one.

Shapechangers are reverted to their natural form on a failed save.

(8 + Spell Bonus vs CON Save)

Note: Giant Bat is intended as a combat only wildshape, you may not use it to fly around the map. Abuse of this will result in the removal of it, and loss of the feature!

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Druids of the Circle of Spores find beauty in decay. They see within mold and other fungi the ability to transform lifeless material into abundant, albeit somewhat strange, life.

These druids believe that life and death are parts of a grand cycle, with one leading to the other and then back again. Death isn’t the end of life, but instead a change of state that sees life shift into a new form.

Druids of this circle have a complex relationship with the undead. Unlike most other druids, they see nothing inherently wrong with undeath, which they consider to be a companion to life and death. But these druids believe that the natural cycle is healthiest when each segment of it is vibrant and changing. Undead that seek to replace all life with undeath, or that try to avoid passing to a final rest, violate the cycle and must be thwarted.

Bonus Proficiencies

  • Skills: Intimidation

  • Class Resources:

    • Level 10: +2​

    • Level 12: +2 (4)

Halo of Spores

When a creature moves within 1 tile of you, you may, as a reaction, cause your invisible necrotic spores to be unleashed upon them. They must succeed on a Constitution Saving Throw (DC 8 + Spell Bonus) or take 1d8 necrotic damage.

Spreading Spores

As a bonus action for the cost of 1 CR, you may hurl your spores at a target within range. They must succeed a Constitution Saving Throw (DC 8 + Spell Bonus) or take 1d8 necrotic damage.

Symbiotic Entity

Requires Level 12

As an action for the cost of 2 CR, channel your magics into the spores that surround you. These spores grant you 6d6 hit points.

Fungal Body

Requires Level 12

The fungal spores within your body make you immune to the blinded, frightened, and poisoned statuses.

Circle Spells

Chill Touch

Necromancy

1 Action

V, S

 

You create a ghostly, skeletal hand in the space of a creature within range. On a hit the target cannot regain hit points until the start of your next turn.

2d8 Necrotic Damage

(1d20 + Spell Bonus vs AC)

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The Circle of Stars allows druids to draw on the power of starlight. These druids have tracked heavenly patterns since time immemorial, discovering secrets hidden amid the constellations. By revealing and understanding these secrets, the Circle of the Stars seeks to harness the powers of the cosmos.

Many druids of this circle keep records of the constellations and the stars' effect on the world. Some groups document these observations at megalithic sites, which serve as enigmatic libraries of lore. These repositories might take the form of stone circles, pyramids, petroglyphs, and underground temples; any construction durable enough to protect the circle's sacred knowledge even against a great cataclysm.

Bonus Proficiencies

  • Skills: History

  • Class Resources:

    • Level 10: +3

    • Level 12: +1 (4)

Starry Form (Archer)

At the cost of one use of your wildshape feature you may assume the starry form of the archer. Granting you the ability to deal 2d8 + Wisdom radiant damage as a bonus action.

Starry Form (Chalice)

At the cost of one use of your wildshape feature you may assume the starry form of the chalice. Allow you to heal your target for an additional 2d8 + Wisdom when targeting them with a healing spell.

Cosmic Omen (Woe)

As a reaction to an attack and 1 CR, you may roll 1d6 and subtract that amount from the target's roll. If this would make the attack miss, damage may be reverted.

Full of Stars

Requires Level 12

You become partially incorporeal, giving you physical damage resistance.

Circle of the Spells

Guiding Bolt

Evocation

1 Action

V, S

 

A flash of light streaks towards a creature of your choice within range. Make a ranged spell attack against the target (1d20 + Spell Bonus vs AC). On a hit, the target takes 4d6 radiant damage.

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Druids within the Circle of Wildfire understand that destruction is sometimes the precursor of creation, such as when a forest fire promotes later growth. These druids bond with a primal spirit that harbors both destructive and creative power, allowing the druids to create controlled flames that burn away one thing but give life to another.

Bonus Proficiencies

  • Skills: Arcana

  • Class Resources:

    • Level 10: +3

    • Level 12: +2 (5)

Wildfire Spirit

As an action with the cost of 1 Wildshape, take on your spirit form of flames to activate your abilities. When entering this form, everyone around you within' 1 tile must pass a DEX saving throw or take 2d6 fire damage.

Fiery Teleportation

For the cost of 1 CR, you and a willing ally within 1 tile vanish in a small burst of flames, moving up to 2 tiles away. You must be in your Wildfire Spirit Form to do this.

Flame Seed

When you cast a fire spell, it leaves behind a flame seed in your hand. As a bonus action for the cost of 1 CR, you may make a ranged spell attack against a creature within range. It deals 1d6 + Spell Bonus on a hit (8 + Spell Bonus vs AC). You must be in your Wildfire Spirit Form to do this.

Cauterizing Flames

When you cast a spell that restores hit points, you may heal for an additional 1d8 + Spell Bonus as a bonus action for the cost of 1 CR.

Blazing Revival

Requires Level 12

Once per day when you reach 0 hit points while in Wildfire Spirit Form you may be reborn in flame returning to life with 40 hit points. Removes Wildfire Spirit Form on activation.

Circle of Spells

Burning Hands

Evocation

1 Action

V, S

 

As you hold your hands with thumbs touching and fingers spread, a thin sheet of flames shoots forth in a 2 tile cone. Each target must make a Dexterity Saving Throw. A creature takes 3d6 fire damage on a failed save or half as much on a success.

 

(8 + Spell Bonus vs DEX Save)

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