Assassin Devil (4e Race)

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Assassin Devil[edit]

A devil specially made to be an assassin.

Racial Traits
Average Height: 5'8-6'
Average Weight: 160-177 lbs.
Ability Scores: +2 Dexterity, +2 Intelligence or Strength
Size: Medium
Speed: 6 squares
Vision: Darkvision
Languages: Common, Supernal
Skill Bonuses: +2 Stealth, +2 Acrobatics
Spring Attack: Whilst charging you ignore difficult terrain.
Personage of Shadow: You can use shadow net as an encounter power.
Immortal Devil: You are considered an immortal for the purpose of effects relating to creature origin. You are considered a devil for the purpose of effects related to that keyword.
Infernal Heritage: When your assassin devil character gains a class utility power after 1st level, you can forgo taking a power granted to you by your class. Instead you gain a assassin devil utility power of the same level or lower.

Shadow Net Assassin Devil Racial Power
You hurl a mesh of shadowstuff into your enemies' midst.
Encounter Star.gif Necrotic
Minor Action Area burst 1 within 10 squares
Target: All creatures in burst
Attack: Wisdom + 2 Vs. Reflex
Hit: The target is immobilized.
  • Level 11: Wisdom + 4
  • Level 21: Wisdom + 6

When your assassin devil character gains a class utility power after 1st level, you can forgo taking a power granted to you by your class. Instead you gain a assassin devil utility power of the same level or lower.

In addition to the following, you may choose from the powers at Devil Powers.

Shadow Cloak Assassin Devil Utility 2
Your form fades from view. You move up to the target, getting ready for the kill without his knowledge that you're there.
Encounter Star.gif Arcane
Standard Action Personal
Effect: You are invisible until the end of your next turn, or you hit or miss with an attack.

Shadow Form Assassin Devil Utility 6
You become indistinct, carved from pure shadow.
Standard Action Personal
Effect: If you are in bright or dim light, you gain concealment until the end of your next turn.
Sustain Minor: Your concealment persists until the end of your next turn.

Enervating Shadow Net Assassin Devil Utility 10
Your necrotic web weakens your foes.
Daily Star.gif Necrotic
No Action Personal
Trigger: You use your shadow net racial power.
Effect: Targets hit by your shadow net are immobilized, suffer 10 ongoing necrotic damage and are weakened (save ends all).

Murder looms large as a tactic in the plots of devils, and for the purpose of murder, they have no better tool than the assassin devil. Shrouded in a cloak of shadows, this devil is a consummate killer. (taken from the 2nd monster manual)

Play an Assassin Devil if you want...

  • To be fast
  • To be able to disappear.
  • To be a member of a race that favors the Monk, Rogue, Fighter, Battlemind, and Warden classes.

Physical Qualities[edit]

Assassin devils are humanlike with skin color ranging from solid grey to purple. They have almost blank faces, with the suggestion of a nose, two burning red eyes. Their mouths are a disturbing, fixed curve with bone-white teeth. They are bow-legged and fast runners on their clawed feet. They naturally have purple and black hair, although those amongst the devil's ranks keep this shaved.

Playing an Assassin Devil[edit]

Assassin Devils are shunned from society because of their infernal nature. They are very aggressive and prefer to use dark powers. They have difficulty controlling their devilish nature, for, it speaks very loud in their minds. They're not afraid to fight outright, however, but prefer surprise tactics. They are very devoted to tasks that require stealth, but prefer not to be diplomatic. They're also devoted to close friends, which is very rare that they even have friends. They prefer to worship gods of death, stealth, and strength.

Assassin Devil Characteristics: aggressive, dark, courageous, devoted

Male Names: Grawn, Arganath, Polumtus, Baquen

Female Names: Vauc, Quarni, Parckay, Cluy

Assassin Devil Adventurers[edit]

Three sample Assassin Devil adventurers are described below.

Vauc is a monk, trained in vile arts of the infernal world. She got lost on a mission in the natural world, unfamiliar with its mountains. Being desperate, she attacked a group of adventurers so that she might interrogate one of them. But they were more powerful than she was. Just as their rogue was about the kill her, she pleaded for her life. She ended up as a prisoner, but she had managed to escape, though, she never returned to the devil's side. She wandered as a rogue devil, trying to find her purpose in life.

Arganath is a assassin devil rogue, enjoying freedom in sigil. She was repeatedly denied promotion for her talents and work for a war devil and ended up killing him in jealosy. She saw the signs of being shunned by devil kind for killing a superior officer and fled to sigil, losing her purseurs in the great planar metropolis

Baquen is a wild sorcerer, exploring his new powers. During a mission to the elemental chaos, he found a strange shard of elemental energy that warped him away from his squad and into the material plane along with granting him potent but random elemental magic. He's wandered the strange rocky desert he's found himself in, exploring his freedom and his new powers

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