Path of the Norse Gods (5e Subclass)

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Path of the Norse Gods[edit]

A path for those Barbarians that follow the Norse Gods and gain their favor and powers.

Odin: King of the Norse Gods, God of poetry, battle, and death. Chief god of the Aesir. Also known as the “all-father”, the “terrible one”, “one-eyed” and “father of battle”.

Thor: God of Sky, thunder, and fertility. Associated with law and order in Asgard and guardian of the Norse gods. Son of Odin and Earth, and husband of Sif. Also known as the “thunder god” and “charioteer”.

Hela: The goddess of death and ruler of Helheim, the realm of the dead.


Norse God's Path

At 3rd level when you choose this path, choose a god to follow and gain their powers.

Odin: The might and aggression of Odin surrounds you. Whilst raging, you gain a further +2 to attack rolls while using the reckless attack feature.

Thor: The tempestuous magic of Thor surrounds you. Whilst raging, at the beginning of each of your turn, five creatures of your choice that are within 5ft of you would take lightning damage equal to your Strength modifier whilst raging.

Hela: You become eager to consume life forces with the surrounding of Hela's magic. Whilst raging, your Weapon attacks deal additional necrotic damage equal to your Rage damage bonus and you regain hit points equal to that amount if the attack hits. You cannot regain hit points more than once per turn in this way.


Norse God's Favor

At 6th level, you gain the benefits of your chosen god.

Odin: The battle superiority of Odin enhances you. Whilst reckless attacking, your enemies no longer have advantage whilst attacking you.

Thor: The lightning of Thor protects you. When a creature successfully hits you, the creature takes lightning damage equal to your Strength modifier.

Hela: The dark power of Hela over death surrounds you. You automatically have one success whenever you are making death saving throws. In addition, once you have 3 successes on your death saves, you instead go back up to 1 hit point.


Norse God's Blessing

At 10th level, you gain the benefits of your chosen god.

Odin: Odin grants you his divine power. Whilst raging, you gain resistance to fire damage and you also gain temporary hit points equal to your constitution modifier at the start of each of your turns.

Thor: Thor grants you his divine power. Whilst raging, you now have resistance to thunder and lightning damage and you now instead deal lightning damage equal to double your Strength modifier when using your Norse God's Path feature.

Hela: Hela grants you her divine power. Whilst raging, you gain resistance to poison and necrotic damage and you can now regain hit points for each successful attack that hits, instead of once per turn when using the Norse God's Path feature.


Norse God's Power

At 14th level, you gain your god's final favor and power.

Odin: Odin infuses you with godly might. While raging and at the start of each of your turns, the first attack made against you would always be made at disadvantage.

Thor: Thor infuses you with tempestuous might. While raging, you now have flying speed equal to your walking speed and you are immune to fall damage.

Hela: Hela infuses you with the dark power of the damned magic. While raging, You are immune to necrotic and poison damage and poisoned condition.


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