Priestess of Correllon Larethian (3.5e Prestige Class)
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Priestess of Correllon Larethian
|“||I will serve you fully and faithfully.||”|
|—<-NPC name->, <-race-> <-class->|
Those who wish to undertake the trials to join his warrior priestesses must have no evil in their heart and a desire to help others in need and protect the elven nation. They must be a devout believer in him, because of the duties being a priestess entails they must be skilled and combat and have knowledge in numerous areas. They are beholden to him in life, and serve as his blade or his shield, or even his ambassador, they are instruments of his will.
Becoming a Priestess of Correllon Larethian
Warblades usually pursue this class, some paladins and fighters also may find this class interesting.
|Alignment:||Chaotic Good Only.|
|Base Attack Bonus:||+5.|
|Race:||Elf, although if you are able to gain his approval through your commitment to helping elves, he may grant an exception.|
|Skills:||Knowledge Religion (5 ranks)|
|Feats:||True Believer, Two-Weapon Fighting, Weapon Focus|
|Martial Abilities:||You must posses either two iron heart or devoted spirit maneuvers|
|Special:||You must find a secret shrine of the order and gain his notice, then you must personally interact with him and gain his blessing.|
|Saving Throws||Special||Initiator Level|
|1st||+1||+0||+0||+2||Aura, Correllon's Blessing(Su), Correllon's Grace(1), Correllon's Insight(Su), Proficiency with Crescent Blade, Oath of Service||+1 level of existing initiator class|
|2nd||+2||+0||+0||+3||AC Bonus, Elegant Strike||+1 level of existing initiator class|
|3rd||+3||+1||+1||+3||Correllon's Grace(2)||+1 level of existing initiator class|
|4th||+4||+1||+1||+4||Emissary of the Elves||+1 level of existing initiator class|
|5th||+5||+1||+1||+4||Correllon's Grace(3), Mythic Force(Ex), Timeless Servant(Su)||+1 level of existing initiator class|
Class Skills (6 + Int modifier per level)
Weapon Proficency: Upon entering this class she gains proficiency with a modified version of the Valenar double scimitar shaped like two crescent moons called the Crescent Blade(statistically the same).
Aura of Good(Ex): A priestess of Correllon Larethian has aura of good equal to her character level, as a paladin of her level.
Initiator Level: You add your full Priestess level to your initiator level to determine your maneuvers and stances know.
Maneuvers and Stances: At each level you gain new maneuvers and or stances as if you had gained a level in the initiator class you were previously in. If you have more than one, you choose one to advance.
Correllon's Blessing(Su): Similar to lay on hands a Priestess with a wisdom score of 12 or higher can heal wounds using her touch. The total she can heal per day is equal to her priestess level x her wisdom modifier, using his blessing is a standard action.
Correllon's Grace(Su): You must spend one hour each day in prayer to him, after that is done you may select a bonus feat from the list below, you retain it until your next meditation.
Alertness, Blind-Fight, Combat Expertise , Dodge , Great Cleave, Improved Critical (Crescent Blade), Improved Sunder, Improved Trip, Power Attack, Skill Focus (Knowledge [religion]), Spring Attack, Stealthy, Weapon Specialization (Crescent Blade).
At 3rd level you may choose a second feat, and at 5th level a third feat. You can't use this bonus feat to meet a prerequisite.
Correllon's Insight(Su): You gain this as bonus feat, imparted to you from your divine connection to him, it adds your wisdom modifier to your initiative modifier.
Oath of Service: You are obligated to give aid to anyone good in need especially elves, and carry out any missions assigned to you by Correllon, if you fail through lack of effort you must seek atonement. If you violate your oath you lose all supernatural abilities from this class until you attain atonement.
AC Bonus: At 2nd level, you can add your Wisdom mod as a bonus to AC, as long as you wear light armor, are unencumbered, and don't use a shield. This bonus applies even against touch attacks or when you are flat-footed. If you become immobilized or helpless, however you lose this bonus.
Insightful Strike(Ex): You are adept at using your perceptiveness to strike a target where it will hurt the most, you apply your wisdom modifier, in addition to your strength to your damage on creatures with a discernible anatomy, creatures without a discernible anatomy are immune to this ability.
Emissary of the Elves: You are a representative of the elves and Correllon Larethian, you gain you Priestess level to your Diplomacy and Move Silently checks.
Mythic Force(Ex): At 5th level, you master using the Crescent Blade. From practice your gain the ability to treat both ends of the Cresent Blade as two-handed weapons, even if you use it as a double weapon. You add 1.5 times your Strength bonus on damage rolls with each end of the weapon, and any Power Attack damage bonus is multiplied by two.
Timeless Servant(Su): You have proven yourself devoted to his cause, because of this you no longer age, this ability will cease to function if you become evil. You may continue to serve him in the field or you may begin to teach and educate the next generation.
Ex-Priestesses of Correllon Larethian
If you do something to knowingly violate your oath of service you must seek atonement. You may undertake or quest or find someone willing to perform the atonement spell. You lose all supernatural abilities but can otherwise continue to advance in the class.
Playing a Priestess of the Correllon Larethian
Combat: Frontline Combatant, will usually charge into battle and attempt to end it as quickly as possible.
Advancement: Most priestess continue to devote themselves to their duty and seek to advance their martial knowledge by joining the eternal blades, with the goal to return them to glory and protect the elven nation, by continuing to be one of Correllon's swords, shields or diplomats.
Resources: Most elves will provide any reasonable assistance they can to a priestess in need. Priestesses may also be able to gain help from other martial adepts who follow the way of the sword. Clerics of Correllon Larethian will show you create respect because of you putting your life on the line for him.
Priestesses of Correllon Larethian in the World
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NPC Reactions: A priestess has the same rank in elf society as an elven noble.
Priestess of Correllon Larethian Lore
Characters with ranks in knowledge(religion) or knowledge(nobility) can research Priestesses of Correllon Larethian to learn more about them. When a character makes a skill check, read or paraphrase the following, including information from lower DCs.
|11||Elven Servant of Correllon Larethian, This closeness to him lets you address him as simply Cory.|
|16||Equal in status to elven lords and ladies.|
|21||They are his instruments of action in the world and he sends them to do his bidding in times of need.|
|26||If they prove themselves he may grant them immortality in Aravandor, or allow them to be his avatar.|
Priestesses of Correllon Larethian in the Game
They are instruments of Correllons will.
Adaptation: They could be the emissaries of the elven nation, of Correllon, or those who patrol the borders of the elven lands
Sample Encounter: Borders of the Elven Nation
EL whatever: <-Encounter scenario and character info on sample NPC including stat block. The CR of the NPC is typically the same as the EL for the encounter-> Wis>Str>Dex>Con>Int>Cha