In the shadows of civilization, the offspring of the forbidden union between humans and vampires struggle to find their place in a hostile world. These scions of. RPG Item: Dhampir: Scions of the Night» Forums» House Rules · Post Thread | Subscribe sub options. There are no messages in this forum. Hot on Amazon. Relations: As dhampirs are scions of evil, few races view them favorably. They share . Many denizens of the night are particularly vulnerable to the sun’s brutal .

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They are more often hunted out of covetousness or spite than outright prejudice, so they typically develop social skills that allow them to soothe wounds caused by accidental slights or careless acts. More often the result of curiosity or experimentation Than mating, the dhampir offspring of vetalas are born with sharp minds and are inclined to ask questions.

Though some aristocrats are content to raise their moroi-born children in the shadowy corners of high society, less scrupulous nobles have few qualms about leaving their disgraceful offspring on the doorsteps of unfortunate commoners.

While most dhampirs succumb to the innate evil of their undead heritage and devolve into the monstrous fiends depicted by society, a few reject their unholy conceptions, instead vowing to avenge their mothers by hunting the very creatures that sired them.

Race traits are keyed to specific races or ethnicities, which your character must belong to in order to select the trait. While not true fangs, these teeth are sharp enough to draw blood, and many suffer a reprehensible desire to indulge in sanguinary delights, despite the fact that the act provides most no physical benefit.

Alternatively, it might be a drawback that grants a character an additional trait. Communication Seduction shampir Dexterity Stealth. Next up are sample dhampir characters: You are commenting using your WordPress. Sell in the Open Gaming Store!

Ajibachanas understand how avaricious vetalas and mortals can be, and thus many of the wiser ones become ascetics, preferring knowledge over gold and ever fearful of becoming as covetous as their ancestors.

Even in relative youth a nosferatu is so terrible to behold that any such coupling must be the result of arcane manipulation or insanity.

In a few short decades, they might gain a better understanding of themselves and their accumulated knowledge than Their eternally childish parents ever could have.

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The penalties imposed by sunlight syndrome points apply to this saving throw. Watch headings for an “edit” link when available. Dhampirs keep few, if any, close companions. If your race or ethnicity changes at some later point perhaps as a result of polymorph magic or a reincarnation spellthe benefits gained by your race trait persist—only if your mind and memories change as well do you lose the benefits of a race trait.

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Evil dhampirs keep moving to maintain their secrecy and evade lynch mobs, while those who follow the path of vengeance venture forth in search of their despised fathers. Each heritage also includes typical personalities sciobs appearances, and likely places of origin of these unique breeds of dhampir. Nifht who survive their early years face a life of fear and mistrust, their unnatural beauty and incredible reflexes marking them as scions of the night just as surely as their sensitivity to light.

The following alternate racial traits may be selected in place of one or more of dhajpir standard racial traits above. Dhakpir condition lasts until the character spends 24 hours unconscious in an area of dim light or darkness with at least two-thirds of nihht body buried in cool earth, rocks, or sand.

Svetochers tend to have an easier time than other dhampirs when associating scikns mortals, though they must be careful That their relatively wanton social interactions do not breed jealousy, resentment, or disdain. In some areas, it is thought a true dhampir possesses a “slippery, jelly-like body and lived only a short life—a belief that vampires have no bones. Most grow up as orphans, and despite their exquisite features and innate charm, they face a lifetime of prejudice, mistrust, fear, and persecution.

This ability to adapt to a verity of circumstances provides dhampirs with a social camouflage that hides them from both predators and prey. Their movements are typically dhxmpir and awkward. While the writing by Landon Bellavia is concise and very good and the dhampir offers a plethora of options to represent heritage from different bloodlines, I maintain that the pdf has some shortcomings that blemish an otherwise excellent offering:.

While you can have fangs and take feats to improve your blood draining capabilities, there is no rules-representation of the vampiric hunger. Viverror December 30, nwright Divine Archetypes: Copyright Inkwell Ideas, Inc. Other humanoid races, such as dwarveselves, and halflingssimply shun them. Home of tutorials, advice, and downloads for new DM’s.

Dhampirs are taller than their mortal parent and depending on the vampire that sired them, some are beautiful and statuesque in their features while others are feral and ghoulish.


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Intelligence Etiquette Focus: Wesley Schneider, Owen K. While this makes the dhampir a more easily insertable option for player characters, it also deprives the race of one, if not THE fundamental defining yhe trait that sets them apart from other half-breed races.

In folklore, possible indications include being “very dirty,” having a soft body, no nails and bones the latter physical peculiarity is also ascribed to the vampire itselfand “a deep mark on the back, like a tail. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Acrobatics champir, Knowledge engineering. They are unnatural creatures, and the foul influence of their undead heritage sions an evil outlook difficult to overcome. Even so, the philosophies of such groups reflect the interests of the individuals involved, not any common dhampir culture.

Only the poor gunslinger has been left uncovered, which I consider a svions — gunslingers need love, too! Beyond these crunchy tables to customize your dhampir, we also get 2 d8-tables of sample backgrounds to explain how you were conceived and whether your mother or father was the vampire.

If so, that does add another benefit to their already quite extensive list. Regardless of their reasons, most dhampirs simply feel more at home on the road than in a settlement. In any case, an dhmpir with a dhampir almost always leads to an ill-fated conclusion.

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Te whom they deem useful are judged by their merits as individuals, not by their race. You must be logged in to post a comment. Dhampirs have no culture of their own, nor do they have any known lands or even communities. Suffice to say, most are rather unpleasant… Friends of traits get 8 new ones and extensive coverage is provided for dhampir adventurers — all the classes from the APG, the magus and the ninja and samurai are covered.

After 24 hours, any negative levels a dhampir takes scilns removed without the need for an additional saving throw. If the saving throw succeeds, he faces no ill effects.