The Divine Heir and the Jade Regent

The Emperor is dead, his family murdered by a daring band of bakemono (goblins). As retainers of the Divine Family you are disgraced as you failed in your duty to protect them. Before committing seppuku (ritual suicide) you will find these monsters and punish them. They will join you in Jigoku (hell) if it’s the last thing you do.

An Asian/Japanese inspired campaign.

Oriental Adventures.
Politics: Low-Medium
Roleplaying: Low
Tactics: Medium

Level: 1 to 15~20 (undecided)


  • Kick Off: 25th of May and then two weeks thereafter.
  • Character Abilities: Use the MM array for your character: 15, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10
  • Honour is a new ability score like Strength and Intelligence.
  • Races: Humans (use the Great Clan info though you can be clan-less). Other
    available race options: spirit folkkorobokuru, and hengeyokai.
  • Classes: Anything from the players handbook (except druids) but it will need to be rethemed for Japan (including warlocks which I don’t normally allow but they will need to have Japanese appropriate pacts – mostly kami/nature related).

New Class Archetypes

Other Class Changes:

  • Beastmaster Rangers may also choose foo dog or foo lion as an animal
    companion. Will need to work with me to make a CR appropriate version.
  • Arcane spellcasters have access to unique Japanese themed familiars
    – ancestral spark, lesser nature spirit, lesser phoenix and void thing.
  • Deities and Demigods – the same powers rule the east as the west but their names are changed. There is also a celestial bureaucracy and a plethora of kami – nature spirits – inhabiting the world (oni are kami that have gone rogue).

Other Changes/Additions


These options are always available in my campaign setting:

Master list of Oriental Adventure 5e stuff:


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