Daily Punch 11-15-19 Arms of the Goddess spell for DnD 5e

How about some love for DnD 5e?

 

Arms of the Goddess

1st-level abjuration

Casting Time: 1 action
Range: Self
Components: V, S
Duration: 1 minute

A pair of transparent arms of force appear behind you.  This pair of arms can hold weapons or cast spells for you.  As a bonus action each round, you can cast a cantrip with the arms or make an attack.

 

 

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Daily Punch 10-23-19 Minamoto’s Disciple Monk Monastic Tradition for DnD 5e

Back to killing demons and devils in DnD!

 

Minamoto’s Disciple

You follow a warrior of renown, know for protecting the innocent and leading his clan.  You have studied at the feet of masters of his clan and emerged as a top student.  You are now learning techniques and receiving gifts that only the most prestigious of demon and evil slayers are granted.

Liquor of the Gods

Starting when you choose this tradition at 3rd level, you are gifted a flask of the purest ale from heaven.  You can drink from the flask or throw a dose at a fiend within 30 feet by spending a ki point.  If you drink from the flask, you gain the effects of haste  for one turn.  If you throw a dose at a fiend, that creature must make a constitution saving throw.  On a failure, the fiend is stunned and loses it immunity to non-magic weapons and elemental damage till the end of your next turn.  It is a bonus action to throw a dose at a creature but a free action to drink from the flask yourself.

Armor of Heaven 

At 6th level, you gain the helm of your master.  From now on you gain immunity to critical hits unless the creature has advantage on the attack and scores two critical hits.

Kumo-Kiri

Beginning at 11th level, you are gifted Spider Slayer, a +2 fiend slaying katana.  This counts as a monk weapon and makes all your attacks, including unarmed ones, count as +2 fiend slaying attacks.  When you hit a fiend with any attack while wield the weapon, the fiend takes an extra 3d6 damage unless it succeeds a DC 15 Constitution saving throw or fall prone.

Quivering Palm

At 17th level, you gain the favor of heaven itself and are gifted champions from heaven.  As an action, you may spend up to four ki points.  For each ki point spent, you may cast guardian of faith summoning one guardian.  These guardians last as normal per the spell.

 

 

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Daily Punch 10-21-19 Measure Twice feat for DnD 5e

How about a way for non-magic characters to hurt some creatures with some solid resistances?

 

Measure Twice

You’re used to hitting the same place twice to really drive the point home and through. You gain the following benefits:

  • Increase your Strength or Dexterity by 1, to a maximum of 20.
  • When you hit a target more than once in a round, any resistances to your weapon’s bludgeoning, slashing, or piercing damage apply only to the first hit. Damage from other types of elements like fire damage are resisted as normally.  This does not effect immunity to weapon damage.

 

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Daily Punch 10-8-19 Ball Lightning spell for DnD 5e

How about a spell three ways?  First for DnD 5e

 

Ball Lightning

4th-level conjuration

Casting Time: 1 action
Range: 60 feet
Components: V, S, M (a bit of fulgurite )
Duration: Concentration, up to 1 minute

A 5-foot-diameter sphere of lighting appears in an unoccupied space of your choice within range and lasts for the duration. Each round, you may make a ranged spell attack emanating from the sphere at a creature within 30 feet.  Upon hitting the creature, the creature takes 4d8 lightning damage, and you make a two more ranged spell attack at two different creatures in range of the first target.  Upon a hit, each secondary target takes 4d8 lightning damage.  You do not make the secondary attacks again.  This attack takes no action.

As a bonus action, you can move the sphere up to 30 feet.  As an action, you may make a second attack with the spell with the secondary attacks performed as normal.

When you move the sphere, you can direct it over barriers up to 5 feet tall and jump it across pits up to 10 feet wide. The sphere sheds bright light in a 60-foot radius and dim light for an additional 30 feet.

At Higher Levels: When you cast this spell using a spell slot of 4th level or higher, the damage increases by 1d8 for each slot level above 4th.

Daily Punch 9-9-19 Undead Spike wondrous item for DnD 5e

How about an item three ways?  Here is the DnD 5e way.

 

 

Undead Spike

Wondrous item, very rare

This heavy cold iron spike contains some of the oldest necromancy in existence. As an action, you may make a melee weapon attack with with you are proficient with the spike against an undead creature that is adjacent to a surface, either vertical or horizontal.  On a hit against an undead creature, the target must make a DC 19 Constitution save.  On a failure, the creature is impaled against the surface.  The creature cannot remove the spike if it failed the original save nor can it use magic or abilities to cause another creature to remove the spike via mind control.  A creature may willingly removed the spike ending the effect against the original target.  On a successful save, the creature just takes 1d6 magic piercing damage with no other effect.

 

 

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Daily Punch 9-3-19 Dark Cunning gnome feat for DnD 5e

Bouncing back and forth between 5th Ed and Pathfinder 2nd Ed.  Here is some love for Devils and gnomes in 5th Ed.

 

Dark Cunning

Prerequisite:Gnome

You’ve learned from the best of the best when it comes to being mentally slippery. You gain the following benefits:

  • You have advantage on all Intelligence, Wisdom, and Charisma saves.
  • Increase either your Intelligence, Wisdom, or Charisma score by 1, to a maximum of 20.

 

 

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Daily Punch 8-14-19 Herne’s Apprentice Ranger Archetype for DnD 5e

More devil killers for DnD 5e!  Now for the Ranger!

Herne’s Apprentice

Herne hunts his pray long before you were born, and he will do it long after you die.  You grew to love the hunt, and wanted to follow the great hunter.  Along the way you swore allegiance to the man and his masters, one of these masters was the devil himself.  Now, you will use Herne’s training to hunt this master to end the bonds that tie you to that monster!

Initiation

At 3rd level, you initiate yourself as Herne himself did as a sacrifice for to yourself on a tree.  You’re type changes to undead.  You gain damage reduction to cold and necrotic damage.  You also no longer need to eat or breath.

Horned Hunter

At 7th level, you grow antlers like your hunter.  You gain a magic piercing attack that does 1d8+1 magic piercing damage with which you are proficient.  In addition, you gain the wild shape as a druid of your level but you may only change into horned creatures.

Horrors of the Hunter

At 11th level, you begin to frighten even your enemies.  At the start of each round, you can choose to frighten anyone of your choice.  Each creature of your  choice that is within 50 feet of you and aware of you must succeed on a Wisdom saving throw or become frightened for 1 minute.  The DC is equal to 8 + your Charisma modifier + your proficiency. A creature can repeat the saving throw at the end of each of its turns, ending the effect on itself on a success. If a creature’s saving throw is successful or the effect ends for it, the creature is immune to this effect for the next 24 hours.  Even creatures that are normally immune to fear effects only receive advantage on the saving throw.

Chain and Horn

At 15th level, you gain Herne’s most treasured items.  Gain the following below.

  • Chain: You gain a magic chain the wraps round your enemies.  As a bonus action each round, you can attack an enemy with this melee weapon up to 30 feet away.  The attack deals 1d6+2 magic bludgeoning damage with with you are proficient.  If an enemy is hit, you can drag the enemy up to you.
  • Horn of the Hunter: Once per day, you may use an animal horn as an action.  This summons 6 dire wolves.  These wolves obey you as if summoned via conjure animals.  You regain the use of this ability after a long rest.

 

 

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