I made a warlock for a friend in a one and done and made his patron Hastur, the king in yellow. Dark One’s Own Luck. I figure that he bumped into a cult of worshippers of Hastur or whatever, and they are crazy enough to have as their agenda to "bestow" individuals with the GOO's power in order to help them take on both celestial and fiendish entities, which they see as the enemies of their GOO. containing closed content from WotC or any third party (any non-SRD content) will be removed without explicit consent from the content owner. Do you feel you add value in combat situations though? EDIT: Thanks for all the ideas and stories! We rounded up the 23 most creative alcohol gifts to give this holiday season, from gift sets with their favorite liquor to the best bottles. Starting at 1st level, your patron has gifted you with great understanding over snakes. And, as I assume you are aware based on your use of that quote: Otherworldly Patron. I'll think on it a bit and get back to you if any other ideas pop up. When price is not object, these bottles from The Macallan, Balmore, Bowmore, Patron, Louis XIII and more make the perfect gift. I think this might drive many players to come up with their own GOOs. There are three variants that I've seen and I'll start with my favourite. Levelling was actually him losing control on his body. Warlocks that follow Undying patrons gain the "Spare the Dying" cantrip, and at 6thlevel can regain hit points whenever they use it to stabilize another creature (or succeed on a death saving throw). Yog-Sothoth, the Lurker at the Threshold, might be a good fit for the 'visions of eldritch growth' idea. As a DM I love Warlocks and their patrons. Other people have sworn revenge, or are seeking something. I had a tiefling who was adopted, had a loving family and was pursuing higher education. Ideas for more tasks? (no other players/NPCs will have seen anything during the night - it just happened)". Agamemnon, my brother's goolock WAS the great old one he was the patron for. Like a sexy smooth talking temptress or something. I will tell him that he feels a compulsion to do the tasks, but otherwise leave it to him. At the DM's Discretion, they could have died, been captured, or been used in the plot. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. After the ordeal, you remember only a fraction of what it imparted: the essentials to get you started, the rest being an opaque haze. There are lots of things you can do. Only with consensus can the Legion muster the power needed to reach the material plane, and when it can focus its many wills in such an effort, it seeks out mortals whom it believes can aid it in its quest. Does it have one? He made a tiefling body, or stole it, more likely, and went to walk the mortal realms. Let’s make up our own brand new warlock patron to drop in your game. What's cool about the old ones is you might have found a telekinetic bond with them but, being 6th dimensional beings we can't even comprehend, your patron might find you insignificant and not worthwhile to communicate with you. As he got older he started looking for answers which eventually lead him to Dendar, the Night Serpent, Devourer of Nightmares. It's worth the trouble isn't it. [–]KronktheKronkRogue 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (3 children), "Legion of the Many" seems a bit redundant, [–]rollingForInitiative 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (2 children), [–]HerrenosWizard 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (1 child), I instinctively thought of it as an army of abominations like Gibbering Mouthers or some other amalgation, [–]rollingForInitiative 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). Agamemnon was a being born in the far realm, the depth of space. You can use a Warlock's patron to drive the character in the story, and provide dramatic tension. I have a GOO warlock who is actually a part of a secret hereditary society dedicated to preventing the awakening of the GOOs in our setting. In exchange he is suppose to use those powers to inspire nightmares in his enemies which Dendar can then consume. Layering the warlock/patron personal plot over the general plot is allowing for some fun dramatic role play that I am expecting to pay off well (when it comes down to freeing the patron or not and the consequences thereafter); the consequences of the patron interaction before then are that the party (or at least the warlock) can be better informed when they reach this dangerous location. This is where I decided to take a spin because I didn't want to see him go all cthulhu and was giving him the freedom to pick and build his character however he went. As opposed to random tasks with no pay off, the patron plot is enhancing the regular plot and providing more opportunities for character development, role playing drama etc. Thanks! He has to modifiy his magical channel himself in order to change things around. My warlock has the flaw "duped by cultists and now I have voices in my head", [–]LittleBillHardwood 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). The idea is that he's a professor or sage (something in an academic institution) and his studies lead him to find an artifact that links him to his patron. Feed the child water and the berries and return him to the village. Perhaps I could take only deception and not persuasion, so that I'm only average at getting on people's good side but ridiculously good at suckering people into doing stuff for me. The old one pretty much sees the warlock as a tiny weird toenail. That kind of thing is a lot easier with the fiend or archfey now that I think of it. Pact of the Tome. "Can I use that?" I've been playing and running 5th Edition for 6 years and never knew (until now) that equipping a Shield took an action. for her, the patron is a symbiotic being that has lived for centuries in the matrilineal line of her family. Once he has the other half, it'll be possible for someone to attach the horn to themselves or another and slowly bring another incarnation of Zargon into existence on that plane! [–]MegaTecksDM 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children), My warlock was a sailor and was duped to thinking there was treasure in an island cave. [–]rockmanz3r0 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (0 children), Intergalactic hivemind. She is Pact of the Chain with an exceptionally hairy imp named Cousin Itt and uses Mage Hand a lot (which always crawls and never flies). My GOO Warlock is "restoring cosmic symmetry" by doing seemingly random tasks. My character has the power, but it interferes with the influence of Zuggtmoy, so a lot of his abilities come out as fungus, mold and lichen-themed. Feb 16, 2015 #2 In my game I offer the Akashic record as a Great Old One patron. [–]noossab 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (4 children). (Fiend, Celestial, Archfey, Raven Queen, Hexblade, Great Old One, Undying) I’m unfamiliar with the Undying … [–]sneakydadGOO Warlock 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). I have a pact of the tome warlock whose patron is bill cipher from gravity falls. It is a gamble, though, for many warlocks of the Legion may spend a lifetime without being forced to do more than share rumours of powers and secrets, or gather tomes from ancient ruins. I left the details on what being it is because I'm a Hermit background and rolled the result that says that's I'm basically still confused about the revelations. He's not really aware of that, only that there's a question and it must be answered; the need has driven him a little nuts. First thing that comes to mind is cult leaders. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: A place to discuss the latest version of Dungeons & Dragons, the fifth edition, known during the playtest as D&D Next. I actually designed a GOO patron for 4e after reading some D&D Insider article about patrons. By then he had auditory hallucinations, mostly music, chronic fear of the sea, early onset dementia. 5e Warlock "The Great Old One" Ideas? Is there 5e material I'm unaware of? For example: my current party is following leads that will take them to a location important for the main plot of the campaign: a trove of ancient knowledge where they will find a weapon integral to defeating the BBEG. I don't want to derail a campaign by making the party all be convinced that what my warlock says is true. Algalbassadur does not know beforehand what it wants, but when it sees it, it drives the warlock relentlessly towards that aim, plaguing the mortal with nightmares if it hesitates, and sending other followers to take loved ones as hostages should the warlock refuse. Since the Great Old One doesn't really have to have a direct patron, we played it like the person read one too many cultist tomes and came to know things man was not meant to know. Forgotten Realms has a couple (Dendar the Night Serpent and Kezef the Chaos Hound being … One of my players in a campaign that I've been delaying starting because I procrastinate is going to be playing a warlock that is crazy and believe's he's in a game and worships / his patron is a god called "The GM". Greyhawk has Tharizdun. Though the terms of the agreement he has to bring back to life the being in question that's inside of him, they are giving him powers in the mean time to better accomplish this. Pour seawater on the grave. Roleplaying: Accepting the pact of Algalbassadur is often tempting, especially to mortals in dire situations, because it offers its power and knowledge almost freely, often in exchange for demands of sharing knowledge of artefacts upon the discovery of such things, sometimes the retrieval of specific objects. Dark One’s Blessing. Do you have a particular Great Old One in mind? Skewsa-Archfey, God of Centaurs: Known as the Forester. I've listed 3 things here, what makes each Goolock different, the nature of their pact, and what it adds to the game. I also really don't want to make the whole game centered around the warlock and his patron. Be civil to one another - Unacceptable behavior includes name calling, taunting, baiting, flaming, etc. Shop Eldritch Horror kids pullover hoodies featuring designs by independent artists. This makes the action an increasing mystery and something that a normal person would end up questioning, but not too hard. If a wizard casts true polymorph on himself then gets a long rest, would he/she regain their spell slots for when they turn back? A place to discuss the latest version of Dungeons and Dragons, the fifth edition, known during the playtest as D&D Next. The voices that speak, though, are real, talking at you in unison from every corner of the dream. Do not suggest piracy - Any links/tools/documents/etc. A warlock doesn’t have to have any understanding of arcane science, and they don’t have to be tied to a mystical bloodline; they can be someone who has stumbled into power or earned it through a clever bargain. He was somewhat magically talent but never ended up pursuing it because he was his dad's apprentice. I'm envisioning their relationship (if such a word is applicable for siphoning power from a non-euclidean monstrosity older than the gods) being less of an outspoken deal and more of a merger, making the warlock essentially a self-aware part of the GOO's body. But these shadows are cast against an entirely alien outline. It was full of cultists that performed a ritual on him bonding him with an unknown disembodied entity from space. [–]Kipple_Snacks 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (0 children). One day his little gnomish community got "hit" by a fungal disease - mushrooms, lichens, moss growing on every surface, causing stuff to rot and decay, wither and eventually lose all life essence. That's the key. "This body must be rearranged" "This person requires protecting, then killing". This helped a bunch. level 1 … Blindness (CON for casters), Banishment (CHA), Phantasmal Force (INT, chains, iron maiden, Ettins sprouting extra heads to confuse them), Fear (WIS, aoe control which does not break on damage and does not allow resave until LOS breaks) and Evard's Black Tentacles (STR, great with Repelling Blast) all control the battlefield and lock baddies down. "A dead body nearby has something I want" is the message, every time, or "someone needs killing" or "scribe my mark here, in this forgotten place" every time. I find Goolocks are best when their pacts are consistent and not slavish. [–]Sadakar 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children), [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). Hasturs one of my favorite lovecraftean horrors. His pact was intentional on his part but his patron doesn't even know he exists. http://community.wizards.com/forum/player-help/threads/4135531. :), [–]winkingchef 7 points8 points9 points 5 years ago (2 children). Keeping with the cthulhu-esque theme, I'm going to have my player receive "instructions" as images during dreams. [–]KnightErrant74Knight 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (4 children). The sprite could be a sort of cosmic librarian, with … These are categories, not … He had special abilities and everything and I really really wanted to try it. Any cool RP/aesthetic tips for playing this way? Someone please prove me wrong. Pluck the eyes from a dead seagull you will find and bury them. 1 Patron Margarita Glass / Margarita Bar / Patron Bottle Tequila Gifts / Liquor Bottle Glasses / Gifts for Mom from Daughter Margarita Gifts ... Patron Candy Dish For Tequila Lover / Gift Ideas For Boyfriend / Cut Bottle / Patron Ashtray / Planter / Nut Dish / Serving Dish ... Great… Recently in my DnD game we had a rogue who wanted to multiclass into warlock. Frequency of short rests, which is very high in Adventurer's League). Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. No unrelated fundraising - No links to fundraising pages unless they're specifically related to D&D or roleplaying projects (such as Kickstarters or Indiegogo campaigns). That was an interesting play through and he fooled around with the idea of the void a lot. Another friend of mine did Chaos from the Milton paradise lost sense. Given that the Fey are largely good and Fiends are clearly evil, I thought the GOOs would be a flavorful but neutral aligned alternative. for her, the patron is a symbiotic being that has lived for centuries in the matrilineal line of her family. [–]AJTwomblyI'm a fighter now 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (0 children), [–]AJTwomblyI'm a fighter now 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children), [–]rcveeder 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (1 child). D&D isn't fun if your character isn't adding anything to the game. tsadkiel Blue and mean. Jul 18, 2018 - Explore Katz's board "Patron bottle ideas ..." on Pinterest. He sought, as the collection of ideas he was, … Validated User. [–]KnightErrant74Knight 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (1 child). [–]saadistic1 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (1 child). To me, no, not really. His ranting and raving could seem believable to the right people with the right roll. Place five pieces of obsidian around a specific grave. Let’s make one of the animal lords, in this case the Cat Lord Otherworldly Patron… I love that the GOO patron allows the creation of original far realm entities, but consulting the DM during character creation is always a good idea and thematic consistency is vital for a campaign. My son's Warlock patron is Zargon, from the old 'Lost City' basic D&D module. Half Elves help the Warlock out a lot. Wednesday acts as a controller with a variety of spells for different saving throw types. [–]UncannyMelon 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). What are your expectations? a way cool wind chime that sounds awesome! For people who have played a lock with The Great Old One as their patron: What specific patron did you use? When it speaks, thousands and thousands of voices speak in unison, for Algalbassadur is not one entity, but the minds of an entire civilisation fused together and sent out into the cosmos to preserve themselves from a cataclysm aeons ago. I was disappointed to arrive at this conclusion. Busserly, one of my backups, is a goolock that has made a pact with a curious GOO, on purpose and with intent for both. Sounds kinda like the Oblivion War from Dresden Files. I really feel like GOO warlocks and warlocks in general just have so much potential to setup different concepts. Maybe because he is so charismatic, he can make others buy into his delusion (which could be a cool gameplay angle). The ones I remember are. [–]KnightErrant74Knight 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (1 child), Yes! one of they players in my new campaign is a warlock with the Great Old One patron. He was just going to play it as a great old one. [–]mfdawToymaking Sorceress 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). Her imp also acts as a help-bot for the 2H wielders and has tremendous out of combat utility. D&D 5E - Dragonlance Lawsuit Dismissed Without Prejudice, Hot Take: Aberrant Mind Sorcerer has the key to making Sorcerers feel like the Sorcerers of old(er versions). In my campaign, the major faction is a very old, very evil temple called the Temple of the Second Sun. My warlock is driving the party to go there because his patron (unbeknownst to the rest of the party) is partially trapped there, and has promised the Warlock great power if freed. Your mind is flooded with knowledge, the Legion being too far removed from mortality to remember how frail the mortal mind is. Most of the requests he makes of the character are little things like messing with warding spells in spellbooks so when people try to use them against him later they fail. But he wanted to do this while in a catacombs that have eery lights and are fleeing from this horde of orcs that may or may not want to kill him and the rest of the party. Monopoly isn't fun when the first person to get a monopoly buys up all of the houses so no one else can upgrade. If you embrace the basic story, the warlock is someone who gains their powers through their relationship with an outside source. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. #1 One of the small things that irks me in 5e is the cop-out suggestion that a warlock of a Great Old One can take any of the suggested critters as a familiar because GOOs are inscrutable. Turns out it was the Demon Queen Zuggtmoy, and her experimental fungal disease was probably acting out on hims because of his magical talent, so it is being super slow though it's nevertheless slowly covering his body. You are bombarded with thousands of voices that speak at you, willingly sharing their collective knowledge, trying to impart whatever they see as critical for you to succeed in aiding them. He eventually stumbled upon the source of all these lights as a little catalyst, which began to compel him to touch it. Advice to Fellow DMs: Take Regular, Scheduled Breaks! We'll, technically he was a bard, the plan was to get warlock levels too but that didn't happen during the campaign, [–]tomedunn 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). As cosmic entities it might be a very humbling realistic play through. The healing on death saving throws is more useful, since it allows the warlock to get back up in the middle of a fight without wasting party h… Suggestions? If you don't want to screw with your party too much maybe they're the general public and think you're insane where as NPCs you meet and convince are weak minded individuals, or in this case open minded individuals 🐙. He essentially became the vessel of an AI from an ancient civilization that had transcended beyond what our world was in technology. Maybe even when he's in the throes of delirium, his words have a certain calming effect. The Second Sun is a faint secondary sun which is only seen in the sky on the rare occurrence of a new moon of all three moons. I haven't discussed the nature of the patron in great detail, but I picture them as a living gate of sorts; answering the question means unlocking the gate allowing Eldritch Horrors aplenty to come into the world. One of the last level spells was to make a target understand that they're just in a Dnd game and irrelevant. Any ideas? His patron is "The Living Question". He was made as a close-range antimage, made specifically to Deal with the powergamed sorcerer that was ending a lot of my encounters very quickly. The core rule book outlines three sources of power: The Archfey, The Fiend, and The Great Old One. Best Race for The Great Old One Warlocks. One ability let you use a certain kind of point to ask the dm if a plot element is a red herring or something important. Keep in mind that Charisma isn't necessarily JUST speaking well and being convincing. For the fiend, maybe, you should probably actually write up the contract for that. Ghaunadar used to be the Drow's evil god of choice before Lolth showed up, Tharizdun was "was imprisoned ages ago by a coalition of deities to prevent the destruction of existence itself." That's my biggest hesitation to warlocks. He served some ancient all powerful deity who had to collect eighty something crystals to be free. Respect the opinions of others - Each table is unique; just because someone plays differently to you it does not make them wrong. [–]LockShitDown[] 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children), [–]kreveeCleric 3 points4 points5 points 5 years ago (0 children), Here's a thread on the Wizard's forums with 101 patron suggestions that give more background to your patron. Best part is he was pact of the chain with an invisible familiar, who nobody but the dm believed was real. Are you enjoying it? If your patron is the Great Old One, your weapon might be an ancient-looking spear, with a gemstone embedded in its head, carved to look like a terrible unblinking eye. That's like a plus 5 charisma mod. My Great Old One warlock is a journalist in the pocket of special interests: a shadowy cabal of mind flayers who want him to use his media influence to cover up the existence of the Far Realm. Choice learning secrets, a unique way to keep the harp cool in the car, playing-in-the-woods ideas, … Or each time you wake … I got him to level 4 before retiring him. The being called Yog-Sothoth … Of course this is all material from previous editions. In this post, I'll look at the three types of otherworldly patron from the Player's Handbook (D&D 5e) (the Archfey, the Fiend, the Great Old One), how they might apply in the context of the … He burned everything down and left to study magic and learn what had caused it. It is straightforward and wants seemingly simple things. Plot related to the patron is a great motivator, and you can layer that plot over a greater plot in your campaign to provide additional contrast, dramatic tension and dramatic choice. At 1st level, you have struck a bargain with an otherworldly being of your choice: the Archfey, the Fiend, or the Great Old One. It is a nation of wills, and although they speak with one voice, a careful listener can discern unwillingness from parts of it, or sense the silent protests of those who choose not to speak. ", Goolocks are among my favourite because they give the most freedom. “Your patron is a powerful elemental being; either a pure elemental – an Efreeti, Marid or Djinni – or another resident of one of the Elemental Planes with great influence – a Wind Duke of Aaqa, a mighty Dao from the City of Jewels, one … So low and behold as the paladin shouts at the ranger to shoot him to stop him, he puts his hand and absorbs the source, a spirit if you will who takes up housing in the back of his mind. What's this one's end goal? Sometimes, you can see creatures slithering in the shadows; sometimes, you hear the dying screams of the past. Agamemnon, my brother's goolock WAS the great old one he was the patron for. http://community.wizards.com/forum/player-help/threads/4135531, [–]macbalanceRolling for a Wild Surge... 2 points3 points4 points 5 years ago (1 child). Half-Elf. Through sounds and gestures, you can communicate simple ideas with snakes. Krakens in the setting are the former foot-soldiers of the GOOs, and their minions (Kraken Priests, etc.) Ergo you explicitly can have a patron … its made from Patron Tequila bottles: one large bottle with holes cut along the bottom for the many pieces of glass that hang and blow gently in the breeze. I just made a forest gnome GOO warlock that I'm pretty happy with. So story wise he then had to make a pact with it for power, and choose to because 'eh power is great'. [–]fizzlefist 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (3 children). Actually, all of the default settings have some kind of Lovecraftian entity in there somewhere. I'm playing one now. so yeah, Zargon was the original ruler of the nine hells, is listed as an elder evil in the forgotten realms wiki and wants to slime the world, and C'thulu's cults in 4e were pretty evil and iirc he wants to drive everyone mad, call that implied. So though he's running around with the powers of a great old one, it's really the powers and gifts of an ancient magic that is really only known at this time by the spirit inside of him. At first level, warlocks get an “otherworldly patron” with options given for Archfey, Fiends, or a Great Old One. It does not demand eternal servitude, nor does it want to claim warlock's soul, and it does not care enough to play with mortals or take joy in their pain. To his surprise he has powers now but loathes to use them and doesn't have a good relationship with his patron. Starting at 1st level, when you reduce a hostile creature to 0 hit points, you gain temporary hit points equal to your Charisma modifier + your warlock level (minimum of 1).. Perhaps the obvious choice. [–]galaxygengarFriends in Low Places 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (0 children). 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