Undead Advantages and Disadvantages. 31 .. Libris Mortis collects many of those hits of The Book ofthe Dead (also known as the Necronomicon). Though. Libris Mortis: The Book of Undead () – Nightmares from beyond the grave: Hushed voices tell spine-chilling tales of encounters with the. Libris Mortis: The Book of the Undead (Dungeons & Dragons d20 Fantasy Roleplaying) [Andy Collins, Bruce R. Cordell] on *FREE* shipping .

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Pretty gross but very powerful. Missing the feats Alertness, Improved Initiative, and Lightning Reflexes from being an atropal scion. Origins of undeath; undead physiology, metabolism, propagation, development, and senses; outlook and psychology, sentience, time and immortality, compassion, and spawn; society; religion with descriptions of 5 deities relating to the undead ; and a section on fighting undead Character Options: Average hit points should betaking into account her 3 hp from Toughness and her 15 hp from false life.

Worth picking up for anyone for whom the undead play a major role in their campaign.

Incorporating undead into the campaign, sample ghosts, bookk, skeletons, vampires, and zombies, 5 cults of undeath, and 6 adventure sites mini-adventures The proofreading this time around was not too bad, but not as good as I would have expected from a company with the resources of WotC. Join Date Jun Posts 12, A read through latter, I see that this book is useful in many manners, but unlike the Draconomicon, which I felt strongly favored the Lkbris, this book favors both players and GMs.

Cartography was provided by Dennis Kauth, with the cover designed by Tom Kidd. In another area, new spells are included. Join Date Apr Posts 2, Useful if you are playing a campaign with lots of undead.

Some of the spells did leave me with a question or two, though: Also, it makes me wonder why the Tomb Warden undead prestige class has Toughness as a prerequisite, when “Toughness or Improved Toughness” would make more sense now. G rated it it was amazing Jul 06, There were even quite a few instances where 3.


One should be deleted or annotated as a bonus feat. I was pleased to see that the prestige classes from 3. Plus, the 11 templates should allow each DM to create an endless cascade of new undead creatures to spring on his unsuspecting players. Flat-footed AC should be 15, not Average hit points should be 97, not Libris Mortis included content from older books, such as Tome and Blood and the Book of Vile Darknessthat had been reworked.

The feats and spells are all relevant to the topic at hand, and seem pretty well balanced, although naturally some of them will probably see much more use than others. Not many reviewers spend that much energy helping the buyers! Aaron Jones rated it really liked it Aug 29, Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: For players, there are rules on playing different types of undead as character classes, much like the old 3.

Libris Mortis: The Book of the Undead by Andy Collins

This is basically a ranged touch paralyzation ray, but it neglects to mention whether elves are immune just how close is it to a ghoul’s paralyzation, to which elves are immune? The two creatures have very different powers, just share a similar main concept undead child. Of more use is Chapter Seven, Undead in the Campaign. However, I expect that most readers, like myself, will gravitate towards the “New Monsters” section to see what kinds of undead nastiness the authors have come up with for us.

Libris Mortis: The Book of the Undead

Edward Richmond rated it liked it Jul 14, On the other hand, while not as useful as the lairs in the Draconomicon, several small adventure sites are included and these do have details like EL, trap details and references to either the Monster Manual of the page number in this book. For example, the Owlbear Skeleton notes that you should see the monster manual while the Ettin Skeleton gives a page number. With 5 HD, it should have 2 feats, not 4.


The Undead Sourcebook for d Lots of good prestige classes, even if they’re a bit underpowered according to my munchkin friends. He’s wearing a chain shirt, not chainmail. Derek rated it it was ok Aug 17, Victor rated it it was ok Feb 10, The cover artwork is by Tom Kidd, and while I’m glad to see the continuation of the wraparound cover painting theme, this work is nowhere near as good as the cover to the Draconomicon. I’m a little dissapointed with this review.

Well worth the investment for any campaign in which any undead will be present. And that’s my list. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: The Pale Master uses undead to armor himself and utilize their abilities in his own make up, even as he increases in spell power. It includes information on playing undead characters and how to run or battle undead in a fight.

Its re-assuring to see the quality we expect from WotC in this department.

The CR listing includes the sample creatures with undewd applied. To ask other readers questions about Libris Mortisplease sign up. Open Preview See a Problem? Libris Mortis – The Book of Undead Nightmares from Beyond the Grave Hushed voices tell spine-chilling tales of encounters with the walking dead and other unliving horrors.

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