Sage of the Six Paths (3.5e Class)
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- 1.1 Making a Sage of The Six Paths
- 1.2 Campaign Information
Sage of the Six Paths
A Sage of the Six Paths, One who masters the seven Paths(one known at birth then learns the rest through training).
Making a Sage of The Six Paths
Abilities: Intelligence, wisdom, and Strength are the most important attributes for a sage. dexterity and constitution are slightly important, while Charisma isn't a strong point in Sage..
Alignment: Chaotic Neutral.
Starting Gold: 2d10x10.
Starting Age: Simple.
|1st||+0||+0||+0||+2||The Deva Path|
|3rd||+1||+0||+0||+3||The Asura Path|
|5th||+1||+1||+1||+3||The Human Path|
|7th||+2||+1||+1||+4||The Animal Path|
|6th||+3||+2||+2||+5||The Preta Path|
|9th||+4||+2||+2||+6||The Naraka Path|
All of the following are class features of the Sage of the six paths.
Weapon and Armor Proficiency: Proficient with Quarterstaff. Cannot Wear armor, unless made of Cloth.
Spells: Sages of The Six Paths choose their spells from the following list:
Deva Path: Grants the user the ability to Manipulate both attractive and repulsive forces. The User can Manipulate a force that can Push/Pull Approx 70 lbs per level of the user. User can Use this ability at will but only it requires a 3 round cool down time. at level 10 the user gains the ability to cast Gravity Orb The user creates a dark black sphere of gravity that when thrown into the sky, attracts objects from all directions and pulls them into the sphere compressing them simultaneously. The surrounding earth, including forests and mountains, are collected into a single point, piling on top of one another until it creates a large sphere. A large crater is left where the earth has been collected from. this ability lasts 3d4 rounds per level of the user, as this ability takes a considerable amount of energy to use the user can only use this ability every 1d6 months.
Asura Path: Grants the User mechanized limbs, weaponry, the ability to create Life force Blades, and To create life force rods. The user may Imbue their Bodies with Mechanized limbs and weaponry as they see fit(the user still need sustenance to live). The User may Create Life Force blades, Life force blades are a Black Metallic Blade that Drains the foes Life force slowly on contact, Although they can Only create approx 5' Daily per level. Life force rods allow the user to transmit and amplify their life force over great distances, transmits 50 yards per level, and can only create 2' daily per level. The "puppet" version of this path is completely made of machinery, including a magic blast cannon located in the cranium, upon a hit this cannon does 2d4 damage per level of user.
Human Path: Grants the user the Ability to Remove souls from peoples bodies, also grants the ability to read a Person's mind with physical contact But requires 5 rounds of Contact between user and Victim.
Animal Path: Grants the User the ability to Summon creatures: |4th Level or Higher (Level –3) Ape, Bear, black, Bison, Boar, Cheetah, Crocodile, Dire badger, Dire bat, Dire weasel, Leopard, Lizard, monitor, Shark, Large, Snake, constrictor, Snake, Large viper, Wolverine, |7th Level or Higher (Level –6) Bear, brown, Dire wolverine, Crocodile, giant, Deinonychus, Dire ape, Dire boar, Dire wolf, Elasmosaurus, Lion, Rhinoceros, Snake, Huge viper, Tiger, |10th Level or Higher (Level –9) Bear, polar, Dire lion, Megaraptor, Shark, Huge, Snake, giant constrictor, Whale, orca, |13th Level or Higher (Level –12) Dire bear, Elephant, Octopus, giant, Dire shark, Dire tiger, Squid, giant, Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus. The User Can Summon 1 creature per 2 levels of the Caster, and they last until dead or until 3 rounds per level of the caster are up.
Preta Path: Grants the ability to see magical auras along with life force, this vision has a distance of 20' per level of user. The ability to Absorb life force from an individual through physical contact for 1d6 per level of caster, and the ability to absorb magic attacks as long as the level of the attack is under the current level of the user.
Ex-Sages of the six paths
When a sage of six paths fails, he/she loses all levels in this class and becomes an equally leveled magic-user.
Epic Sage of Six paths
<-number of skill points-> + Int modifier skill points per level.
Human, Sage of the Six Paths Starting Package
Skill Selection: Pick a number of skills equal to 4 + Int modifier.
|Concentration||4||Wis (due to class skill)||—|
Feat: Quick Speed.
Gear: Bedroll, 10 Candles, Ink (5 oz.), Inkpen, Hooded Lantern, Oil (2 pint flask), Paper (40 sheets), Belt Pouch, Sealing Wax, Signet Ring, Small Steel Mirror, Waterskin, Winter Blanket, Large Robe.
Gold: 120 gp.
Playing a Sage of the Six paths
Religion: Sage of the Six paths, Don't attack and actually encourage the devotion required to practice a religion.
Other Classes: Doesn't love the thought of having to work with anyone outside of their organization, although they tolerate.
Combat: Mostly Supportive but can carry a team on melee abilities..
Advancement: All sages Dream of becoming gods, and there are no current multi-classed sages, but Does not seem out of the realm of possiblility.
Sages of the Six Paths in the World
|“||"We are both but men, driven to seek vengeance under the banner of justice. However… if there is justice in vengeance, then justice will breed only more vengeance… thus forging more links in a chain of hatred."||”|
|—Girei, Human, Sage of the Six Paths|
Sages of the Six paths strive to become Powerful enough to create peace across the land.
Daily Life: Sages of The Six paths use their days Doing missions or training.
Notables: None to note.
Organizations: They each belong to a Gathering of equally strong,But Diverse classed characters.
NPC Reactions: They Sense a certain oddness about a sage. sometimes fearing all together. Mostly don't notice anything out of the ordinary, besides their eyes or after the summoning of the gedo statue in which case the sage has large black blades piercing his body
Sage of the Six paths Lore
Characters with ranks in Knowledge(Religion) can research Sages of the Six Paths to learn more about them. When a character makes a skill check, read or paraphrase the following, including information from lower DCs.
|5||Derived from Buddhism, the Sage of the Six paths is a way to reach godliness.|
|10||The Paths are stronger when used as a single person.|
|15||the Best way to take down a Sage of the Six paths, would be take down each path, one at a time.|
|20||when a player makes this check they may know a list of current sages of the six Paths and where they where last seen.|
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