Battle Tide Weaver (3.5e Prestige Class)
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Battle Tide Weaver
|“||that lich never knew what hit him||”|
|—Angela Ortays, catfolk high cleric of Pelor, high cleric journal entry 231|
this group of cleric were created in the church of Pelor first then expanded to any goof aligned god that opposed undead. the group now extends over several religions it became an order itself still worshiping the gods but served all the gods that held the same values. they seek out undead and destroy them fast and without stopping. they also have been known to lend theyre agents to armies apposing evil leaders as powerful healers and soldiers. every year they visit each church seeking recruits for the order of the weavers.
Becoming a Battle Tide Weaver
those wishing to end the fear of undead or be able to lend hand on the front lines as a healer and fighter,clerics are usuallt the choice but if take a spontaneous cure feat druids, favored souls and paladins have joined as well
|Base Attack Bonus:||+3.|
|Skills:||heal 8 ranks, concentration 8 ranks.|
|Feats:||augment healing, weapon focus(any)|
|Spellcasting:||able to cast 3rd level divine spells.|
|Patron:||any good aligned god.|
|Special:||spontaneous cure class feature or the Spontaneous healer feat.|
|1st||+1||+2||+0||+2||Battle Tide Weaving 1/day||-|
|2nd||+2||+3||+0||+3||Forceful Heal||+1 level of existing spellcasting at this level ||
|3rd||+3||+3||+1||+3||Battle Tide Weaving 2/day||+1 level of existing spellcasting at this level ||
|4th||+4||+4||+1||+4||Charging Heal||+1 level of existing spellcasting at this level ||
|5th||+5||+4||+2||+4||Blade and Boon, Battle Tide Weaving 3/day||+1 level of existing spellcasting at this level ||
Class Skills (2 + Int modifier per level)
All of the following are class features of the Battle Tide Weaver.
Spellcasting: At each level after 1st, you gain new spells per day and an increase in caster level (and spells known, if applicable) as if you had also gained a level in a spellcasting class to which you belonged before adding the prestige class level. You do not, however, gain any other benefit a character of that class would have gained. If you had more than one divine spellcasting class before becoming a Battle Tide Weaver, you must decide to which class to add each level for the purpose of determining spells per day, caster level, and spells known.
Battle Tide Weaving: at 1st level you gain the signature move of the class Battle Tide Weaving this ability lets you as perform a full attack against an enemy and deliver a cure spell into the enemy as part of the full attack but a touch attack is still needed. at 3rd level you can use this 2/day and at 5th 3/day
forceful Heal: and 2nd level you can the ability to send a wave of force through your cure spells, any time you cast a cure spell on a target (including self) you may push the target in any direction 5ft. if this is cast on an unwilling target they get a reflex save with the spells DC to ignore the effect. at 5th level you can push the target 10ft
Charging Heal: at 4th level when you initiate a charge you may cast a cure spell on the target of your charge instead of an attack, you still get the +2 to touch them with said cure spell, and if used with forceful Heal the DC to ignore the effect goes up by 2
Blade and Boon: at the final level you can the ability to manipulate your Battle tide weaving, instead of using the cure on the enemy you may instead use it on yourself or creature adjacent to you.
Playing a Battle Tide Weaver
Combat: usually on the front lines with the barbarians and fighters, not content to staying the back healing.
Advancement: anything that increases the power of your cure spells, it goes nicely with Ordained champion, Paladin levels, and Sacred Purifier
Battle Tide Weaver's in the World
This class fits best in a campaign focused on undead or larger scale battles
NPC Reactions: most see them as paladins not knowing they are clerics, most other clerics see them as either icons to aspire or to avoid as they have forsaken worshiping one god to following all good gods and serving a man made organization.
Battle Tide Weaver Lore
Characters with ranks in knowledge(religion or history) can research Battle Tide Weavers to learn more about them. When a character makes a skill check, read or paraphrase the following, including information from lower DCs.
|11||clerics or paladins who are fond of battle.|
|16||clerics who left their church to pursue the destruction of undead.|
|21||healers who have turned that very ability into a weapon against the undead and have mastered healing on a chaotic battlefield.|
|26||the organization was started in Pelors church, but then restricted to other duties they left the church so could focus on they're true goal destruction of undead in all its forms.|
Battle Tide Weavers in the Game
Adaptation: this class very well in a heavy church order campaign or undead focused campaigns
Battle Tide Weavers Variants
Inflict: a Variant of this is replace all the cure spells and abilities into inflict be good for a villain or evil campaign