Shadow Necromancer (5e Subclass)
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The Shadow Lord, unlike a regular Necromancer, uses the shadows of their victims as their own army instead of undead creatures.
Starting 3rd level, you can use Shadow Extraction to create a shadow soldier from a creature's body without life at a maximum of 1 hour after death. The chances of failure increase the higher the targets CR is (up to DM). You can extract a number of shadows equal to your necromancer level + your Intelligence modifier.
Starting 3rd level, You can absorb the created shadow soldiers to save them. During your action, saved soldiers can be summoned at a distance of 15 feet and reabsorbed whenever the animator wants as a bonus action and/or reaction. You can save a number of shadows equal to your necromancer level + your Intelligence modifier.