This action may be performed only once per season, and the number of Gold Bars that can be converted is equal to the sum total of all Guild holding levels the regent controls, plus their Bloodline modifier. The vast majority of these gods and goddesses were created in the moments following the end of the Battle of Deismaar. Once this bonus action is used, it cannot be used again on any subsequent turn in the round. At 9th level, you may also cast the conjure elemental spell once per day, but only to summon elementals of your affiliated type. At 8th level, they can instead transform into a giant eagle. An enemy of the regent, whether it be one they have feuded with before or one that has an otherwise hidden grievance with the scion, sends agents to extinguish their life. Consult the table below for how many Gold Bars are collected from each province, and total up the results. If slain, a new bodyguard can be recruited when you return to your home territory, but if you go through bodyguards too quickly you may find yourself bereft of volunteers. You may not use this ability again until you have completed a short or long rest. Though neither as tough as their infantry or nimble as regular archers, a unit of 200 dwarf crossbows can pull double duty as infantry units in a pinch due to their selection of armaments. She uses him several times to perform Decrees while she tends to more pressing matters. Great: Your maximum lifespan is increased by 200%, and your Constitution score increases by a further 1 (for a total of +3 Constitution). There is no single “Common” tongue that all races speak. Critical Success: The building project gets an excellent head start and immediately completes 2d6 of its total building cost. Among the savage species of Cerilia, however, nothing is guaranteed. Ignoring this event has consequences in the form of damages to the realm that cost 1d6 GB to fix, and may also cause loyalty to degrade. Masela's domain was the sea, and elemental water is hers to command. If the cost of the triggering realm spell is equal to or less than the value bid, the spell fails and the costs are still incurred. Move individuals or transportable assets in secret from one location to another. The agents of a foreign ruler arrive in the regent’s domain and expect hospitality and the attentions of the regent for at least past of the season. A unit of elite infantry is 200 soldiers strong, armed with heavy melee weapons, chainmail or banded mail, and a backup weapon of some kind. While not all who carry Azrai’s blood are evil, most are, and that legacy follows his scions wherever they go. You cannot draw any taxes in this manner from Law holdings within your own domain. Halflings do not have a significant culture of their own, though they do stick together in a world of big people, big nations, and big wars. Once a Castle is neutralized, any additional units may pass through the province without being blocked. Custom-made elven longbows, light and flexible chain shirts, and elegant swords are what they carry into battle. In order to create a trade route, the regent must own a guild holding in the home province and have permission from the owner of the target province, (either through Diplomacy or if the target province is owned by a friendly player regent), who must also possess a guild holding there. A standard Castle has the benefit of completely halting the advance of enemy troops through your provinces. The predominant terrain drives a number of factors, from how difficult the province is to navigate as well as how potent its mebhaighl (source rating) is compared to other provinces. The regent may affect only one province with this spell at first. This is where vassals become important. The type of monsters summoned is also contingent on the level of the invoker. It is unfortunate, therefore, that so many of the common folk of a given region are prone to illiteracy. In keeping with the theme of Birthright’s divine right to rule, a regent with a particularly potent bloodline finds it easier to make things happen in their domain, as though the land itself were aligning to their desires (and in many ways, this is exactly what is happening). Their more studious counterparts at Cerilia’s few arcane universities may even look down on sorcerers for their unorthodox talents. See the section on Court Expenses for more details. This leads to early-game regents gaining levels somewhat quickly, but ruling small domains soon becomes a meager endeavor unless the regent greatly expands their territory and gains vassals. Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance - Strategy Guide [v 1.02] By LordKarasuman - 2011 ===== +++++ |x. Multiple regents can opt to contribute GB to the proceedings, which represents their support of your endeavor, but they must have a stake in the proceedings (owning a holding in the target province, etc.). While it would be unusual given the general flavor of the setting, some options may exist as sources for monk-style training. This act permanently reduces the level of the province by one. If you are also a paladin, you need only expend 3 hit points from your pool to cure one of these conditions, rather than 5. Siege warfare is slow, exhausting, and expensive, and it is often more cost-effective to simply bypass the Castle while it is neutralized. Sorcerers are not well known in Cerilia, and not well-regarded by those that do recognize them as distinct disciplines apart from wizards. You must complete a short or long rest before you can use this ability again. A regent that gains control of a dragon immediately increases the loyalty of all of their provinces by one. Tieflings could be the spawn of such unholy unions of worlds, or the children of terrible awnsheghlien. Castles are unique in that they may be of higher level than the province in which they lie, but if the Castle’s target level exceeds the province level, costs quickly begin to multiply. If the force cannot be relocated in this way, it remains where it is. At 5th level, they may affect two provinces. Typically, the construction of a “road” really means any number of paths throughout the province. By expending 4 RP, the caster creates 1 GB of wealth added immediately to the treasury of either the caster themselves or the regent they serve. All uses of this ability recharge after completing a long rest. Dwarven kingdoms are fractious in these times, and few remain compared to the days of old. If any province becomes rebellious, the regent can no longer collect taxes there and all holdings in that province become contested. The fearsome half-orc is a possibility, but as most savage humanoids are kept under the simple classification of "goblin" (whether they be hobgoblin, bugbear, or actual goblin) then this race could easily be reflavored as a half-goblin. The divine spark within elves and blooded scions enkindles the latent ability to draw magical power from the land, also known as mebhaighl, and use it to cast powerful magic. Create an assassination, intrigue, corruption, or heresy event in a target domain (using the province rating of the capital). When making domain action checks, you may increase your chance of success by spending Gold Bars. Prerequisites: You possess a Bloodline score. Nor does a lack of bloodline preclude one from actually holding a title or position within a court; most NPC nobles and courtiers won't have a bloodline. 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