FIGHTER ARCHETYPE: SHINOBI

The shinobi class for 5e Oriental Adventures. A note on shinobis.  In Japan, shinobi and ninja are interchangeable terms.  However, in this particular instance, shinobi is more of an upfront fighter than a ninja using some stealth but otherwise taking opponents head-on. The line in the sand is the ninja is more magical/supernatural while the shinobi is […]

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wasteling

The template is part of my conversion of “Dawn of the Overmind“.  Its a result of the successful casting of the vivamancy spell. WASTELING TEMPLATE A humanoid can become a wasteling. When a creature becomes a wasteling, it retains all its statistics except as noted below. Abilities. The creatures Wisdom and Charisma scores are reduced […]

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BACKGROUND: YAKUZA

This is a thematic feat for the rogue class.  It fits in with the 1e Oriental Adventures description of a yakuza.  However, the original yakuza class is not different enough from the default rogue to really be its own archetype.  However, this will help make your rogue more flavourful.  I shamelessly stole from Heroes of the Orient for this class. YAKUZA The yakuza are many […]

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