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The Book of Vile Darkness was an artifact that was used as a reference work by evil people. There were a Dungeon Master's Guide edition. (Wizards of the . The Book of Vile Darkness is a term from Dungeons & Dragons that can refer to either of two things; an in-game magical item, or a pair of. Book of Vile Darkness (Dungeons & Dragons d20 Fantasy Roleplaying Book of Exalted Deeds (Dungeons & Dragons d20 Fantasy Roleplaying.
This can reach insane levels with Cancer Mage a Prestige Class that doesn't take penalties from disease that was printed in the same exact book. It lists specific evil acts, details "evil" fetishes or addictions with mechanical traits to add , lists several unique "vile gods" Karaan , Rallaster , The Patient One , Scahrossar , The Xammux , Yeathan , two new "vile" races Vashar , Jerren , and an overview on creating villains and malign sites, with examples of both.
It's kind of weird to have execution equipment here; after all, lawful good societies execute people too, and Fiendish Codex 2 even listed performing an execution as a lawful act, not an evil one. Chapter four is all about the Feats, and needs little further explanation.
Chapter five is for Prestige Classes , introducing myriad ways for beings to tap into greater power from unholy sources: Cancer Mage : A mystic who seeks to explore the magical powers in disease, spreading plague and pestilence as weapons. Demonologist : A Conjurer who has focused on the futile art of mastering and subjugating demons.
Diabolist : A malevolent spellcaster who barters their soul to the Nine Hells of Baator , hoping to master infernal magics and ultimately becoem a powerful devil themselves. Fiendish Disciple : A servitor of a specific archdevil , who gains unique powers depending on which of the Nine that they serve.
In the book, this is treated as a set of separate but thematically identically prestige classes, representing disciples of Asmodeus , Baalzebul , Dispater , Mammon , and Mephistopheles. Lifedrinker : A vampire who has learned to draw ever-greater magical power from the blood they injest, imbuing themselves with pronounced spelcasting abilities.
Mortal Hunter : A dark parody of the Ranger , Mortal Hunters are fiends who have trained themselves specially to hunt down and assassinate mortals, allowing them to remove those who stand in the ways of their masters' plans.
Soul Eater : A monster that has transformed itself into an abomination that devours the souls of living beings in order to fuel its own might. Demonic Thrall : The Abyssal counterpart to the Fiendish Disciple, a Demonic Thrall is a devout worshipper of a specific Demon Prince who gains powerful abilities in emulation of their master.
Ur-Priest : An arch-blasphemer who hates the gods so much that they learn methods of secretly leeching away divine power from them to serve their own needs. CS1 maint: Fiendish Codex I: Hordes of the Abyss.
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