z_The Zenith

Final Battle at Final Destination

This is last game session of campaign

Tathel gets DR3 Invulnerability for 4 hours
Morel uses Strength potion for 3 ST for 1 hour

Party follows Balthier’s intuition down the stairs
Floor appears to be gray stone Walls go up infinitely
Large Wes Jas fighting wisened old man high in the tower
Dwarfs/elves feel a connection with the human man
Silus is encased in energy and a tether to Wes Jas
(Silus is acting like a battery for Wes Jas)

Wes Jas notices the party is here

Wes Jas: “Do not interfere!” to party
Flash of energy then a dozen enemies appear
There are Kruthiks and one power enfused Deathclaws
(See Final Destination page)

Uses a 290 point advantage on Infused Deathclaws (Flash against group)
– Kyra takes an attribute penalty to ST/DX/HT and is stunned

Balthier blinks behind a Kruthik and kills it

Kruthik hits Balthier for (d+2=1) with Armor Divisor 10 and gives 4 DAM impaling
2 more Kruthiks throws blades on their back at Balthier
A Kruthik hits Gemma in Body of Air form (only suffers 1 damage)
Morel hit twice (with crits) for 4 and 6 damage

Red fails to cast Weapon of Kord then cripples right leg of deathclaw
with Tannaris and it falls

Balthier kills another Kruthik with powerblow
Balthier hit with a crit for max damage (10) with a ranged Kruthik
– Blinks behind the guy that hit him

Morel hit with a crit and he drops everything he’s holding
Kyra finally unstunned after round 2.

Red parries attacks against the infused deathclaws

Tathel mentally stuns the other 2 deathclaws

Kruthik successfully attacks Gemma for 1 point of damage

Morel kills a pair of Kruthiks
Red hits infused deathclaw
Red pulls energy from Kruthik in a strike

Balthier kills the wounded Kruthik he recently blinked behind

Kruthiks crit against Morel
Kyra hits a mentally stunned deathclaw in the eyes
Crippled, crawling deathclaw attacks Kyra

Morel kills the final Kruthik on him

Gemma hits a stunned infused deathclaw with a 20d sunbolt for 75 damage
Red kills a Kruthik
Balthier kills last remainin Kruthik

Kyra crits against a mentally stunned deathclaw

Crawling deathclaw attacks Tathel and Tathel fails a dodge
– Tathel does Mental stun to neutralize that final unstunned deathclaw
– Tathel draws his sword and starts stabbing it (doing no damage)

Morel picks up Astral Avenger and puts himself between elves and a newly
active Deathclaw

Red pounds on infused Deathclaw
Balthier powerblows infused Deathclaw

Kyra hits active Deathclaw in the eye and it disappears a round later

Infused Deathclaw becomes unstunned and Morel attacks it twice successfully
Tathel casts Mental Stun on Infused Deathclaw and then heals himself
Gemma does a 15d Sunbolt to Infused Deathclaw vitals (46-14 damage) impaling
– Only had 28 HP left

Morel hits last standing deathclaw (there’s still one crawling around)
Red casts Weapon of Kord 3d+3 on Balthier’s sword, Shin-Tar

Kyra critically hits Infused Deathclaw and kills it

Balthier gets a crit against final enemy (and has an extra attack)
– 6d+8 plus 3d+3 Weapon of Kord
– First attack brings him to -179 and 2nd attack kills him at -180

Morel turns on Body of Steel (DR 9 and Homogenous)

Red calls up to Wes Jas: “We came to talk, but now you’ve made me mad!”

“Let’s see how you do against some of my Elites!”

8 Kruthik, 1 Arcane Reaper and a Kai’Shar Elite (See Final Destination)
– Morel is still casting as is Tathel when enemies appear

Kai’Shar Elite does a cone attack on Gemma, Red and Kyra
– Kyra and Gemma blink away, but Red takes the effect

Gemma puts 20 points into Ungarato to cast Chain Lightning
– Rolls against Energy skill and Control skill
– Burns 2 fate dice to turn Control into a crit
– All people in the take the same damage
– Rolls attack against the 1st creature (It’s metal)
– 10d (It would have been more if better success on energy)
All creatures take 28 damage lightning
– All Kruthiks are exterminated, but Arcane Reaper actually seemed to enjoy it

Kyra makes a long distance attack on Kai’Shar Elite and stuns Arcane Reaper

Morel just makes Body of Metal with a roll of 13
Tathel tries to do Soul Burn versus the Arcane Reaper Will-6
(Tathel has a 19, which is a straight die roll contest)

Kai’Shar Elite does an Acid Jet in a line with Balthier and Red
(Opts against pulling out Balthier’s Heart)
– Crits against Balthier (10 Acid) and Balthier drops Shin-tar
– Pushes Balthier into Red’s space hard enough for another point of damage
– Balthier is stunned

Kyra fails a rapid reload and critically fails (Takes a full round)
– gets 2 fate dice

Kyra shoots Arcane Reaper in the eye and does another 52 damage
– It dies a horrible death

Morel attacks Kai’Shar Elite and succeeds both times because
it parried Red’s attack

Tathel does a Soul Burn for 5 seconds on Kai’Shar Elite
– It is unable to cast magic and takes 10% extra damage
– Follows up with Rooted Feet Success

Kai’Shar attempts to attack Red with swords

Kyra hits Kai’Shar Elite in the eye for 48 damage
Morel follows up by decapitating the creatures.

Balthier takes a potion from Red’s delver’s webbing
(He rolls a 6)

Wes Jas Summons a 3rd wave of enemies

Kai’Shar Elite, an Infused Deathclaw, 2 deathclaws, 8 Kruthiks a Kai’Shar Elite and an Arcane Reaper

Infused Deathclaw does his special damage

Kai’Shar Elite does a cone (blowing cloud of sand) on all party except dwarfs
Gemma and Tathel dodge out of the way, but Kyra and Balthier take 10 points of
damage less torso DR
– Balthier’s damage reduced to 0
– Kyra’s damage reduced to 3
– Keeps her Chain Lighting preparation

Gemma does 50 damage (47, 42) in the eye of Kai’Shar Elite… knocking it over

Kruthiks shoot at dwarfs
– 2 crits against Red

Kruthiks attack and hit Balthier, Kyra and Gemma
B: none and 10
K: none and 10
G: 4 hits at one point damage each

Kyra casts Chain Lightning using 14 FP
– Choose to use a fate dice to force a crit on a Deathclaw close to Balthier
– Rolls 14d-14 (Does 35 damage) it’s much less as it jumps from victim to victim
– All, but 3 Kuthiks die (5/8 die)
– Red and Morel stunned after lightning
– All Deathclaws stunned, too

Arcane Reaper
– Shoots 1 at Gemma, 1 at Kyra and 1 at Tathel
– It’s a chain effect
– Kyra blinks, Gemma fails a dodge and loses her Lend Energy, Tathel blinks
– Critically fails and gets 2 fate dice
– Blue energy bolt
– Gemma takes damage, but succeeds HT roll

Tathel mentally stuns a deathclaw and starts casting to mentally stun another
Kai’Shar Elite gets back up
– Critically succeeds (double strength) to Morel (lose 3 HP)
– A stream of energy is coming out of Morel and going into the Kai’Shar Elite

Gemma does an explosive fireball at the Kuthik packs
– 20d (69 damage)
– It kills all the Kuthiks
– Minor damage to everything else including party

Infused Deathclaw attempts to weaken ST/DX/HT for all party members except
Balthier and Kyra (Outside of his area)

Morel attacks Kai’Shar Elite and it blinks away ending his energy drain effect
Tathel does Soul Burn against Kai’Shar Elite for 6 seconds

Red drops Infused Deathclaw
– Maintains Weapon of Kord on Balthier’s Shin-Tar

Tathel attempts Mental Stun on Kai’Shar Elite, but fails
Gemma hits Kai’Shar Elite with a 15d Sunbolt (35 raw damage into the vitals)
82 damage total
– He’s stunned

Red kills Kai’Shar Elite doing 30 DAM with short sword
– Recovers 10 HP
Balthier blinks behind Arcane Reaper and does a powerblow
– It didn’t seem to like the electrical damage this time
Kyra shoots Arcane Reaper in the eyes killing Arcane Reaper

Round 4
As soon as the last guy dies
Energy bond between WesJas and Silus breaks
– Silus falls and lands on a platform we can’t see
Old guy is encased in an energy case

3 Kai-Shar Elites, 3 Arcane Reapers, 2 Infused Deathclaws, 4 Deathclaws and
8 Kuthiks

Infused attack
– Kyra fails her HT roll loses another from ST/DX/HT
Deathclaw crits on Gemma (1 DAM)

Wes Jas Does Spells against each of us
– Balthier rolls against IQ (Success by 6)
– Red rolls against IQ (Success)
– Morel rolls against IQ (Success by 1)
– Kyra rolls against HT (Success by 2) Failed
– Tathel rolls against IQ or HT (Success) Failed
– Gemma rolls against HT capped at 16 (Success by 6) Tie goes to the defender
A Ray shoots out and hits each of us
6 DAM to everyone except Kyra and Tathel that take 12 DAM

Tathel does Mental Stun on Deathclaw next to Gemma

All 3 Kai’Shar Elites attack
– 1 does a cone on 2 dwarfs and 2 elves
(Whitish gas)
4 FP DAM
– Kyra drops below 0 FP points
– 1 attacks Tathel and Gemma
– Gemma can’t blink away, but Tathel does
– Takes 32 crushing damage (applies to body of air)
– 1 does cold water towards Dwarfs and 1 deathclaw
– crit
– All are Paralyzed with severe cold (HT-6 rolls)
– Morel uses Defensive Luck to make save
Red’s turn is immediately after that attack he makes his roll and is no
longer paralyzed

Balthier blinks offensively against Wes Jas (Has only 1 HP with a dodge of 8)
– Powerblow
– Critical (Major Wound)
– rolls 4 – 1s
– 23 physical plus 14 burning from Weapon of Kord

Kuthiks attack and hit Red with crits
– 2 hits, 0 DAM and 2 DAM
Kuthiks against Gemma
– 1 crit
– She decides to soak up all 8 attacks (reduced to 1 each for body of air)
– Goes to -40 HP
– Shock Penalty of 1

Kyra rolls against stun (gets unstunned at end of her turn, stays conscious)

Arcane Reapers
– Critically fails attack against Red
– He lost his balance
– 2 attacks succeed
– Takes 4 DAM Rolls HT-4
– Red falls prone (crit fails dodge) and is stunned

Morel critically fails dodge and falls prone

Wes Jas Retaliates against Balthier shooting 6 beams all at him
– Red beam (Fails)
– Blue (Balthier Succeeds)
– Green (Balthier Succeeds)
– Yellow (Balthier Succeeds)
– Orange (Balthier Fails)
– Black (Balthier Fails)
Balthier takes 4.5 times damage from missle damage of 7
21+9 = 30 damage

Tathel renews his great hastes

Kai’Shar Elites attack Morel and Red

Gemma does auto-crit on energy and auto-crits shaping for Chain Lightning
– Energy (Double the Dice or Max Damage for 20d)
Chooses 40d for 109 Lighting DAM (Uses Luck to improve it from 104)
(Translates to HT-54 roll or be stunned)
Kills all the Kuthiks and Arcane Reapers
– Arcane Reapers would have Died with 108 HP
Deathclaws roll twice against death, but none of them die
– All stunned
Red and Morel still take 109 DAM
Wes Jas wasn’t affected by the electrical damage
– Sends electrical damage

Balthier fails to powerblow, but successfully hits for 3d+7 DAM (42 DAM)
– Wes Jas blocks and sends the damage back to him
– He barely makes one of his 2 death rolls

Tathel lends energy to Kyra then starts casting Mental Stun with Great Haste

Elites are now unstunned
Gemma creates a 20d explosive fireball and targets the clump of deathclaws
around Red and Morel
Red uses Defensive Luck to succeed a dodge roll to move another 5 yards away
– 72 Fire damage at center of blast
– Deathclaw at center takes 182 of his 180 HP (dies)
– No one else dies

Red burns a FP to drop the Might on Balthier
(Forces a death roll, but Balthier is still alive)
Red falls unconscious

Infused Deathclaws are no longer stunned
Deathclaws are no longer stunned
– Tathel’s mental stun remains on one Deathclaw
– Only 1 other deathclaw

Morel stays on his feet and decapitates a stunned Deathclaw near him

Wes Jas turns and Kyra uses her fate dice to critically succeed a hit to the eye
from 15 yards for a bonus +5
– Wes Jas can’t be stunned or unconscious
– She has a 102 physical damage to this point
– Wes Jas got 109 fatigue from the electrical damage

Wes Jas attacks
– Kyra makes 3 HT rolls (Fails all 3)
– Gemma makes 3 HT rolls (Succeeds 2, Fails 1)
Each missile is 15 damage
– Gemma takes 7, 7 and 15 (1 HP away from Death)
– Kyra takes 45 damage (3 HP away from Death)

Tathel considers Mass Teleport of Deathclaws 1.99 miles away
– It takes 2 seconds, but he falls unconscious first

Morel gives a healing potion for 2 HP to Red as his final act before being
overcome by Deathclaws

Wes Jas hits Morel with all 6 of her death beams
Morel dies (Respawns in 2 rounds)

Kyra uses her fate dice to stay conscious to shoot Balthier and kill him
(Respawns in 6 rounds)

Gemma stays conscious and is greatly hasted
– Drops out of Body Of Air
– Uses Orchid Malevolence to do Soul Burn with a 50 point powerstone
– Uses Luck to try to change the 13 to something better, but doesn’t
– Wes Jas loses her magical abilities for 50 seconds

Red cancels all spells
– Casts Major Healing on Tathel to revive him from a distance

Kyra falls unconscious, but is not targeted

Gemma does a 20d-20 chain lightning
– Success by 10 for damage
– Auto success for control (3 fate dice)
– Successfully hits, but the guy has a dodge of 6 (rolls an 8)
– 55 lightning damage
– One deathclaw dies on the next round

Red stands up
Morel resurrects and attacks an Kai’Shar Elite
Tathel completes his Mass Teleport and sends all remaining enemies 500 yards up
– Costs 100 FP
– Gives an 11 to succeed
– Fails roll by 1 – Success everyone takes d6 damage
– 1 Deathclaw fails Will+1 roll
– All other monsters remain

Gemma
– Still with only 1 HP starts casting Chain Lightning

Morel hits for 21 (base) Garvok and 24 (base) Deathsong to the neck (doubles)
– Soul Burn adds an additional 25% damage

Wes Jas tries to attack Morels leg, but he dodges

Tathel teleports back from trip to remove the deathclaws

Kai’Shar Elite does acid jet against Morel
Kai’Shar Elite on ground gets up

Gemma does Chain Lightning 20D
– Natural Crits Damage
– Option Max Damage or Double Dice
– Chooses 100 Max Damage
– Natural Crit for Control
– Deathclaw Dodge was 7 fails with 8

Infused Deathclaws had 210 HP, but Gemma killed the last of them all
Kai’Shar Elites are stunned

Red rapid strikes with short sword
– First hit restores 13, Second hit recovers 10
– Recovered back to -69 HP

Morel does a Rapid Strike with DeathSong
– Wes Jas must be killed with a non-magical weapon
– She dies

Kai’Shar Elites are frenzied
– Hits Morel with a 9 skill
– Does 10 DAM
– Morel fails HT-10 roll by 2
– Stunned for 2 rounds

Elite attacks Tathel, but he blinks away
Gemma does a Sunbolt to the back of the head of the Elite that attacked Morel
– 37 doubled

Elite parries Red’s attacks

Tathel does tanglefoot on 1 of the 2 remaining enemies (Elites)
Gemma disengages from the fight, but “eats” another powerstone
then teleports to Silus

Red kills one of the 2 remaining enemies and gains 8 HP to do so.

Balthier awakens
– Summons sword to himself
– All-out-attack for 2 attacks against last remaining enemy
– Both powerblows succeed
– 5d+1 for 1st damage
– Elite dies battle is won

Old guy becomes unfrozen
– Gathers everyone including Silus
– Thanks us for saving him from his daughter
– He is the first god Lendor
– Wes Jas tried to use Silus time magic to defeat him
– He turned her mortal after first wave of above battle
– Party is now blessed for the rest of the their lives
– Plus 2 items they have are now artifacts (See Final Destination)
(Plan to see them in the next campaign)

Gemma’s sister will now be replacing Wes Jas as the God of Death and Magic

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Acheron

Special Bonus
Gemma – Master of Fate
Balthier – Resurrection
Kyra – Master of Fate
Tathel – 100 “Bonus” FP
Red – 100 “Bonus” FP
Morel – Resurrection

Morel
– takes a major bag of holding capable of holding 250 cubic feet and
it weighs 1/20th of everything inside it for the trip
Red
– gets a ring of Force Wall and a 40 plus a 50 point powerstone
plus a special item of communication to council
plus the orb that slows the black ice glass
plus the map of Asheron
Balthier
– Takes 40 plus a 50 point powerstone for the trip
Gemma
– Takes 40 plus a 50 point powerstone for the trip
Kyra
– Spelled arrows
– 5x Sunbolt max (9d-9) $27k ea.
Tathel
– Takes 40 plus a 50 point powerstone for the trip

Gemma buys all the big powerstones in Tegas 20 (18x) 25 (6x)

Red takes Gemma’s old powerstones 3-15 and 10
Full, but negative charging days
-11 (15)
-15 (15)
-8 (15)
-3 (10)

Leaving afternoon of July 28th 3pm

Send vanguard to set up a beacon to ease passage to Wes Jas domain.

Dumping us on top level – Asalas (one of the smaller of the main cubes)
– Big metal plane flat

Red gives map and orb to protect from black glass to Gemma
Gemma/Balthier go ahead as a vanguard to find the way to Wes Jas’s domain
– Skips over Hextor, goblin gods and orc god
– Critical failure (Uses luck)
– Arrive in Tbuldanam (Home of Dueregar god)
– Arrive in Tintibulus (Rougher edges)
– After 6 minutes Gemma’s sister shows up physically
– Gemma hugs her
– She still can’t talk, but writes in the dust
– Wes Jas has taken Silus through a portal that she currently can’t go
through. She has told some of the other gods to prevent us from
interferring. Akasha can do her best to hold them off while we keep
moving forward.
– Failed teleport
– find themselves in a dark cave
– large brownish rust dragon
– Dragon starts to breathe, but Gemma teleports away first
– Teleport to a place they can see Ocanthus and blade storm
– Gemma places a beacon there as a back up
– Balthier holds up blade storm protection orb/Gemma teleports into Ocanthus
– It’s very loud, but the black ice is slowed and suspended in air
– Gemma can see the glow of the castle up ahead
– Gemma teleports to within 500 yards of the living space of Wes Jas

Gemma shows up after 7×23 minutes (almost 3 hours)

Red boosts Tathel size by 2 sizes to increase his strength
Tathel spends all his FP to teleport everyone to the beacon on Ocanthus

At about 6 pm everyone has arrived successfully

Reach door of ice castle, Tathel tries to use Chelan to make a hole in the ice.
– It takes 5 seconds of concentrating, but he makes a hole for a doorway in the actual doorway.

20 foot tall Iron golems are in the corners guarding the entrance
– Morel leads them away from the entrance
Deathclaws appear
– 2 attacks against Morel hit
– Kyra attacked, but blinks back outside
Balthier charges then gets attacked by golems and then deathclaws
Morel hits that deathclaw in the arm to get its attention
Red charges and gets smacked by golems

Gemma enters room and is attacked by a deathclaw
– returns fire doing significant damage
Kyra crits on the eye to the deathclaw attacking Gemma
– (It’s now 62 from death)
Tathel does a major heal on Gemma then Red
Balthier kills the deathclaw targeting Morel
Red kills one of the golems (It disintegrates not quite rusting)
Deathclaw crits against Red
Morel comes to Red’s aid
Gemma does a massive sunbolt to the deathclaw that critted against Red
– It hits the vitals doing 75 damage (It still didn’t drop)
Deathclaw continues to come after Red bringing him a single point from death
Morel stands over his brother to kill him and kills deathclaw
Kyra uses Teleport Other to grab Red from the middle of combat
– (It took 32 FP)
– Tathel starts casting Great Heal (Takes 30 seconds)
Gemma can’t go too far from the entrance without taking away protection from theblade storm for Kyra and Tathel
Kyra asks for Gemma to hand her the orb of protection while she rests
Golem crits against Morel (treated as a major wound despite its only 4 DAM)
Gemma makes a 40 dice sunbolt in preparation for the final 2 deathclaws expected
Kyra enters the room and a new deathclaw spans
Morel kills the iron golem
Deathclaw is directly in front of Gemma
– fails its dodge against 40d (154-40 damage) lighting less 14 DR (100)
– Deathclaw must make a HT roll of 50 or be stunned (goes unconscious)
Kyra attempts to stab unconscious deathclaw with baraket and only just meets DR
(plus 2 lightning)
Balthier kills his deathclaw (keeps blinking behind it)

Gemma gets a free max sunbolt ready while Tathel does a Great Heal on Red

Tathel enters and a deathclaw crits on him, but he blinks away from other blow
– takes 30 damage before leaving
Deathclaws mindlessly continues to try to attack Tathel
Gemma hits for 6d-6 to the vitals
Kyra hits in the eye
– deathclaw knocked down
Balthier blinks behind it and gives it 6d-6
Morel smacks it twice
Tathel mentally stuns deathclaws
Kyra shoots last deathclaw in the eye
– deathclaw dies

Tathel heals Balthier twice to bring him up to full
Tathel heals Morel twice to bring him up to full
Gemma loans 2 -20 point powerstone rings to
Red heals Gemma twice to bring her up to full
Takes 30 minutes for everyone to be healed and rested

Balthier senses we need to go down to find the portal going to Wes Jas.

Next game on September 7th

5 points awarded

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Council of 7

4 magic rings

Tegas library has no record of Cylus
– Wes Jas lives in home plane of Asheron (lawfully aligned plane)
– Has lots of domains
– All souls go to her
– Non-worshipers go to her to sort out
– Asheron aka Eternal Battlefield of Asheron
– Each layer of the plane is made up of lots of floating cubes
– some island size to continent size
– Moonlight to cloudy day
– Huge ice castle surround by black ice that flies around
– Wes Jas lives there
– Edradon
– Not confirmed to exist

Red schedules a meeting with Tegas city council about altar
– Meeting in 2 days

Tathel looking for fist of zuoken
Kyra talks to Gina
– A regent has been appointed until the line of succession re-established
– Talk of a high priest of Corellon instead of a king and queen

Dwarfs, Balthier and Gemma visit temple of Wes Jas
– Nerulo is Wes Jas’s competitors
– Meet with a priest
– Not talking to anyone right now (her spells have been intermittent)
– Go to her realm, but it’s suicide
– Even if you do find her, she only does her own thing
– Asks for magic to aid in trip to Asheron to help Wes Jas
– None

Meeting with the council
– Everyone including Tyranna show up
– Edran fails to attend
– They disarm the party
– Tathel summons Chelan to ask about 7 swords
– Council says it could be a fake
– Asks to inspect the sword
– Tathel tells them that the other 6 have been found
– Council wants to reinstate the order of the council of 7
– Tells us that they don’t trust the party
– Tathel wants to work for the council
– Red asks for advice about Asheron
– Normally would say that it’s a terrible idea, but you seem exceptional
– Council offers to assist in transport/enchantment on party to protect

Decide to work for the council
– Tyranna to give ritual to council
– Decide to let council

Mass teleport
– During transit go to Kord’s home
– Kord is there
– He is hugely muscle
– Red dragon girdle, white dragon gloves, blue dragon boots
– Great Sword of Kelmar
– Dwarfs get on knees
– “You’ve all been having quite the series of events that you’ve got tangled up in that we can’t participate I see no reason not to offer some assistance to those fighting the good fight. This was brought to my attention by a certain little girl.”

Advantages for everyone
Morel
– For each multiple of his HP missing, his base damage increases by D+1
Red
– Whenever he casts a spell he gets boost to ST and DX. It stacks. (+1 for each spell.)
Kyra
– Whenever you shoot an arrow, you get a damage bonus equal to the distance penalty
Balthier
– Bonus base damage on backstabs equal to the margin of success of his attack roll. It is base damage not amplified by Power blow, but it does have a wounding modifier
Tathel
– Whenever you cast a spell, you have an option for everyone in a small area effect centered on him to take 1d damage and both mental/physical stun rolls. The area is bigger depending on the amount of fatigue used, 1 yard radius per fatigue spent. It is unblockable.
Gemma
– If you aren’t using a powerstone, there is no maximum fatigue you can spend on a spell. (No Magery cap) Also no discount for high skill.
Tyranna
– Gets an undisclosed power enhancement.

“Akasha is at the end of the road you are already on.”

The party goes to the site of the altar.
Dwarfs fail body sense rolls
Twins are there along with 5 other things
Balthier recognizes the 5 things as psionic possessions
– They are the resurrected bodies of the fallen psionic enemies from before
– They float above the ground
– Anyone who looks at them falls over twitching in agony
– They are surrounded by a 2 yard radius of darkness
– Piercing and impaling is reduced

Tyranna and Balthier succombs to the effects of the floaty enemies
Twin flies over with her area effect and those that can blink away.
Gemma crits and goes 6 spaces away
Dwarfs/Tyranna/Balthier take 9 damage

Morel summons Garvok, drops into the ground and draws Astral Avenger
Tathel begins casting Corellon’s radius

Shades approach Kyra and made HT roll
– Take damage equal to margin of failure

Red parries with short sword, but it really felt it

Twin crits on Kyra for 10 crushing regular -7 armor
and 4 that doesn’t care about armor

Morel attacks twice and it gets parried twice

Gemma does 9d-9 sunbolt against black shadows
– 27 damage with luck

Tathel succeeds in using Corellon’s radiance on Tyranna

Morel hit with a critical, but then used Luck to negate it and turn it into a critical failure
– Twin used luck to turn it into a hit

Twin crit on Morel giving him 26-13=13 physical and 13 unblockable
Twin hits Red on the way through
Gemma turns on fire resist and starts casting explosive fireball
Gemma takes damage from shades

Morel kills a shade
Red kills a shade

Twin hits Gemma of 11-2=9 physical plus 4 unblockable

Gemma does a 15d explosive fire ball at a twins feet for 43 damage
Kyra with a will of 22 successfully applies negate on the twin being targeted with the fireball (Prevents her turning to mist)
– Red takes 14/2 damage
– Kyra takes 3 damage
– Tathel takes 1 damage
– A nearby shade takes 7

Red strikes injured twin for 15 damage with tannaris and 15 with short sword
– Red recoups 6 HP

Kyra does Negate against other twin
– twin uses luck to escape the effects

Morel lands a hit on the injured twin for 22 damage
Tathel teleports in and hits stunned twin with Chelan killing her

Balthier does a blink strike against remaining Twin doing
– Twin fails to keep her teleport

Red throws an ax at last standing twin
– she blinks away and starts flying straight up. Move of 10.

Party cleans up 1 of the 2 remaining shades

Gemma and Kyra shoot at remaining twin simultaneously
– Twin mists to avoid Kyra’s attack, but Gemma hits for 43 damage lightning
– She is 10 away from death

Morel hits with an effective skill of 10 and a range of 31
Tathel makes a fireball and throws it at twin and misses
Kyra shoots and twin dodges
Balthier attempts to instantly teleport to get at twin, but it happens next turn
Kyra hits with an arrow that gets dodged
Gemma casts a Sunbolt and hits with a crit to definitely hit
– Uses luck to increase damage to 19-4 damage
– Twin is not dead
Balthier teleports right behind her and then attack with an
unsuccessful powerblow, but he surprises twin and gets through her defenses
– He does 1 point of damage past her DR and kills her
– All of Lady K’s kids can only be killed by epic weapons and Balthier
literally did 1 point of damage

Total fight took 11 seconds

Loot
Each twin had 1 necklace and 2 rings
Total 2 necklaces and 4 rings
All the stones are lightning ridge black opal
– 2 rings were the blue
– 2 rings were the green
– necklaces are blue/green

We don’t know what powers this jewelry has because it’s psionic

Clerics heal up the party/Great Heal
Tathel burns the undead and the twins
Call Tyranna to let her know we all made it
She teleports back and we heal her

In Game it is May 26th.

On May 27th, Dwarfs carry altar to council of 7.
Tyranna agrees to teach ritual to council.
Others agreed to rebind sword.

Come back on the 28th so they have time to get some dragon blood.

20 hours training time for sword

4 days since the events at the altar

Kyra buys a 30 point topaz powerstone for $19,500

Next Session possibly on August 10th check with

10 points awarded

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Atlar Restored

Balthier tries to pursuade Sylus to make him the avatar that frees him
– Asks “Why does Vecna hate you?”
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It’s Wednesday the 23rd
– The altar is fixed
– Gemma calls Tathel and elves come back
– Ritual must happen at night
– There is a comet in the sky that’s very bright

Ritual went really well (5)
– Gemma is the target
– Took the better part of an hour
– Small shaft of light coming down from the comet/star onto the altar
– Gemma is alive
– No noticeable difference felt or observed
– Sylus looks puzzled
– It was supposed to unlock hidden potential

Gemma tries magic unknown to her
– Telepathy
– Tries to read Balthier’s mind
– Didn’t work
– Tries to Free Sylus
– Uses her luck
– Spends all 20 of her FP for the effort
– Stays conscious
– No apparrent effect
– Tries to absorb power from the altar
– No effect
– Silus gives 10 FP to Gemma
– Tries to get to the plane where her sister is
– Spends 20 FP
– Succeeds in effort
– Sister still can’t talk

Sylus
– “We have 2 more days of this comet, I’ll see if I can’t amend the ritual”
– It is not chance that the comet is here now.
– Rests for an hour or 2
– Tries again on Gemma’s sister
– “Hold on, Gemma’s Sister is about to try something!”
– Sylus starts to glow a little bit and everything on the island
flashes a little bit. Then everything rushes to him.
– Sylus falls over and a portal opens
– A humanoid hand reaches through and
says “It’s about time!” in a female voice
– Gemma’s sister also disappears

Jeska
– “What happened?”

Gemma reappears
– “Akasha got the power from the ritual and tried to free him.”
– “I assumed it worked because Wes Jas took him.”

Jeska
– “So… you did what you needed to do with it?”
– “I’m free to take it?”

Morel
– “No, we’ll come along with you”

Jeska
– “Let me call one of my brothers and he’ll arrange transport.”

Gemma wants to stay behind to wait to hear from Sylus or the Cat people

Merak, Mizar, Megrez and Alcor arrive.

Merak => unarmed
Mizar => staff
Megrez => mace
Alcor => naginata

Merak points at Morel
Mizar makes Morel, Balthier and Gemma feel sick
Jeska shields herself in Lightning
Alcor makes his weapon blury
Megrez does something (not magic)

Morel sinks into the ground/opens up the ground underneath altar
– altar slowly sinks (1" or 2")
Mizar moves and people affected with nausea changes
Balthier blink daggers away to Kyra (well away from the action)

Gemma creates a Sunbolt
Tyranna does her body of fire thing
– attacks Jeska

Merak takes fire damage for Tyranna area affect
– Morel takes 11 damage
– Merak does something and in his hand appears a candle flame
Mizar hits Red once
– Red loses his Grace spell
Jeska takes a step and stabs her sword into the ground
and just holds it there for a second
Red has a critical failure with Tannaris (18) (4) then (14)
– Tannaris gets thrown far away

Morel hits Megrez damages his arm 21 cutting with Astral Avenger (3 FP damage)
Gemma takes fire damage 11
Tyranna attacks and crits on Jeska
Merak takes 7 fire damage
– Tries to grapple Tyranna
Mizar hits Red for 24 DAM
Balthier offensively Blink Dagger then power blows Megrez
Tathel gives Corellon’s Mettle to Red (Round 4)
A lightning bolt hits the 7 hexes next to Jeska
– 16 damage to Merak
– Jeska crits Tyranna (physical does little damage, but lightning damage)
Alcor
– Hits Red, but he parries
Kyra does Psionic Numification on Megrez
– Succeeds (Costs 4 FP)
– 2 minutes without psionic powers

Morel 20 cutting burn of 1 against Megrez
– Megrez drops
Gemma hits Jeska with a Sunbolt 19 impaling
– It was 1 more than the damage than she had taken this whole time
Merak
– Takes 12 fire damage, so Morel takes 12 fire damage
– Chases a retreating Tyranna
Mizar presses the advantage against Red (misses)
Balthier coup de gras Megrez
Tathel starts casting Corellon’s Mettle

Morel starts turning on his Ring of Lightning Resist
Gemma starts casting
Tyranna attacks Merak gives 16 damage to him and Morel
– Morel loses his attempt to cast Lightning Ring
Alcor
– crits and does 14 past his 12 armor
Balthier uses Blink Dagger to attack Alcor with Power Blow
– Does 17 damage
Jeska attacks Kyra, but she blinks away
Alcor uses a blurry naginata against Balthier
– Balthier successfully parries
Red fumbles his attack with Tannaris (turns in his hand)
– Recalls it after his attack to neutralize the effect
Kyra recovers from disorientation

Morel attempts Lightning Resist again
Gemma still working on Great Haste
Merak fails grapple on Tyranna
Tathel finishes casting Corellon’s Mettle on Morel
Jeska continues pursuing Kyra

Gemma great haste then body of air
Tyranna goes unconscious, but not before teleporting into
the middle of the party
Mizar hits Red with his quarterstaff
Balthier takes 9 fire damage then blinks away and starts casting again
Tathel takes 9 fire damage then tries healing Tyranna (crit failure)
– castor is stunned, but recovers and blinks away
Jeska takes 9 fire damage then tries to attack Kyra
Red attacks and critical failure with short short (sword turns can’t be used)

Morel takes 4 fire damage attacks right arm of Alcor with 23 cutting
Gemma takes 4 fire damage then turns on Fire Resist through Ungarato
– Starts Sunbolt
Tyranna gives 7 fire damage
– Merak takes 7 damage
– Merak says in Silvan to Jeska “Let’s get out of here!”
– Kyra says “They’re leaving!”
Mizar takes some parting shots at the dwarfs as he runs away
Alcor has a crit success against Red, but Red uses defensive luck to avoid it
Red goes unconscious
Gemma pumps up Sunbolt, throws it at Jeska and hits for 16 imp
– Interrupts her teleport
Tyranna gives 14 fire damage (range of 5)
Merak points at Gemma
Mizar hits Kyra, but she blinks away
Balthier turns on a 4 point Blur
Tathel does Major Healing for 8 at Tyranna
– Tyranna regains consciousness
Jeska tries casting… again
Morel hits Jeska with Astral Avenger for 15 damage and 3 FP
– Baraket teleports to Tyranna
Tyranna gets up and picks up Baraket
– Maintains her fire damage

Merak takes 11 fire damage and gives it to Gemma
– Tries to grapple Gemma (succeeds)
– fails to dodge
– Doesn’t lose her Sunbolt
Tathel heals Red
– Red regains consciousness and gets up
Kyra succeeds in casting psionic neutralize against Merak
– Gemma is no longer subject to his damage sharing ability
Gemma uses Sunbolt and hits Merak in the leg for 13 DAM
– blinks to safety behind Tyranna as her 2nd action of GH
Tyranna conscious does 12 fire damage
– attacks Merak and he fails to dodge Merak and he falls
Tathel does another heal on Red

Red picks up SS then takes a step
Gemma create a Sunbolt
Tyranna gives 14 fire damage
– decides to rest behind Gemma
Mizar critically fails an attack
– Gives himself 14 damage in the leg
Balthier “blackout”
– Mizar and Alcor succeed, but still -3 to hit
Tathel maintains Corellon’s Mettle on Red
Red starts casting Major Heal through Tannaris
Kyra hits Alcor in the eye for 9 DAM x 4 = 36 damage

Morel crits on Alcor for 30 DAM cutting (max damage)
Gemma shoots at vitals of last man standing Mizar
– Uses Luck to inflict 23 DAM x 3 = 69 damage
– Makes a new sunbolt
Tyranna’s fire is now at 11
– She passes out
Mizar throws down his staff and surrenders
Balthier kicks out his knees and positions himself to strike
Tathel heals Tyranna
Red heals himself for 8 and starts casting Major Heal again

Morel puts away Garvok and takes staff away from Mizar
Gemma drops sunbolt

Total Fight took 14 seconds

Balthier questions
– “Why did you attack us?”
Mizar: “Why do you think?”
B: “Revenge?”
M: “The altar”
B: “What were your goals?”
M: “To use it”

Morel: “It seems my compatriots are intent on killing you.
Is there anything you can say that will convince them to spare you?”

Tathel gives Morel a Great Heal. It only takes 30 seconds.

Morel: “I’d love to spare you, but you need to give me something to convince
my compatriots.”

Mizar: “I can’t give any information about mother’s stuff.”

B: “Then I have no further use for you.”

Loot
– Baraket
– Tyranna has it
– Mace
– Naginata
– Quarterstaff
– 2 leathers
– Necklaces
– amethyst
– garnet
– alapast azula
– Rings
– Moonstone
– Saphire
– Jade
– Topaz

Gemma leaves and finds a place to pray
Morel uses Garvok to bury all the bodies

Balthier knows how to destroy the altar, but he needs 3 volunteers
– Red, Balthier and Kyra volunteer
– Ritual happens and altar is altered

Balthier prays to Vecna to find out what happens if the altar is used now
– Vecna suggests avoiding either using the altar
or allowing it to be used on him

Gemma tries praying to her sister Akasha
– Tathel uses Telecast and Essential Food to give food to Gemma
– Creates ice bowl and fills it full of water

Thursday March 24th, 952
Tathel does a seeker on Gemma
– She’s in the forest by the salt desert
– “She’s close… within 4 miles.”

Tyranna
– “How would we transport the altar back to the pocket plane?”
– “The only thing I can think about is a gate.”

Vecna says there is problem with the gods
– a family spat with Wes Jas
– Cylus had an aspect of a godlike power

Morel uses Garvok to shift altar at a rate of 3 yards per second to go to Gemma
– takes less than an hour to get to her

Discovers that Wes Jas is related to Kord
– Wes Jas is fighting Kord’s grandfather

We’re still on Islad

Next Game Session on June 29th

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Vault Room 2

Blue door in 1st room only reacts to Tyranna

Tathel does Instant Restoration on Balthier using Instant Restoration

Morel fills room with stone encasing 16 statues
Long robes appears floats around (can’t see feet… or hands)
Glowy blue stuff trying to look like a person
Statues all switch to white

“Good! It has been so long since I’ve seen anyone from the circle.”
To Kyra “Who’s this?”

“Is he back?”
“If he’s gone then why are all of you here?”
“Where is the first circle?”
“Why are all the swords tied to Tyranna?”

Balthier “What circle do you mean?”
Glowy blue confused by confusion

Tyranna
Council is 1st circle
All of the sword bearers are the 2nd circle

Gemma “I’m on a mission from Wes Jas trying to right a terrible wrong.”
(It’s a zone of truth)

Glowy blue
“If you’re not working with the circle, I can assume you don’t have the
passwords to continue. Let’s hope that you have satisfactory answers for
the keepers.”

Each of the people with swords melt into the floor.

Kyra stays
“You are of no consequence. Tell me of what the others are really after.”
Kyra says very little.

Others separated
Dark circle with a humananoid illuminated above him
Introduces himself as “The Caretaker”

Tathel and Red see an elf male
Gemma and others see a human male

Red explains about the altar and restoring Silus
– Reveals suspicion of Tyranna and Jeska
– Elf man asks Red to either destroy or return altar

Caretaker frowns as everyone reappears
“It pains me to do so, but I must reactivate the defenses.”

Party is completely unarmed and caught by surpirse. Red takes damage.

Caretaker drops 2 blue orb of energy that moves slowly towards
Balthier and Tathel

Jeska does something and then a dark purple cloud appears
over 14 of 15 deathclaws. (It’s a subtle.)
Each of them is drastically slowed.
2 rolls against death, but still standing.
No FP and just past -2x HP.

Deathclaws start attacks, but now it takes 2x to do things.

Gemma unhangs Great Haste
– Teleports Tyranna to room with exit
– Starts casting Sunbolt

Tathel teleports himself with exit
Balthier telports behind and does successful powerblow
Jeska still on her feet runs away… slowly
Kyra casts Teleport Other on Jeska and she ends up in room with exit

Homing balls (Cosmic Damage) hit Morel
Tathel’s ball goes over the top of Morel’s head
Cosmic Balls continue to home in on Balthier, Red and Tathel
Caretaker creates blue balls targeting Gemma and Tyranna

Cosmic balls pass through deathclaws

Caretaker makes no effort to avoid Morel’s sword or ax.
Caretaker sends Red ball towards Morel
Caretaker makes no effort to attempt to dodge Gemma’s Sunbolt
– Sunbolt doesn’t go through him, so it did impact in some fashion

Tyranna creates a tiny marble of a fireball in her hand
– Moves forward and presumably bumps it up

Tathel does Major Healing on Tyranna
Kyra hits Deathclaw for the 3rd time
– Deathclaw is not stunned… finally

Cosmic ball goes through Kyra and heads towards Gemma

Red ball moves 5 towards Morel

Blue ball damage to this point has been
– 5 Damage on Morel
– 6 Damage on Balthier
– 7 Damage on Red

Caretaker
– 8 Damage on Tathel
– 4 Damage on Jeska
– Red Ball Morel Stunned plus 4 damage
– Red Ball Red 3 damage

Gemma does explosive fireball to Caretaker
Tyranna moves into position to throw fireball at caretaker

Gemma gets hit with a red ball
– 1 damage and is then stunned

Tyranna gets hit with a red ball for 8 damage

Blue energy balls continue to improve speed
Red energy balls move at a constant 5, but take a second to move initially

Tyranna aims at Caretaker
Gemma takes on Body of Air

Balthier takes 8 damage from blue ball and 4 damage from red ball and stunned
Gemma takes 11 damage for blue die
Tyranna takes 2 damage from red ball

Tyranna has a critical attack against Caretaker
– It a 13
– Damages Caretaker

Red gets close enough to activate the last statue… who is not slowed
Balthier blinks back to room with exit

Morel hits a deathclaw, it goes negative and then it turns into a statue
Morel takes 3 damage from blue ball Red Ball does 6 damage and stunned
– Must succeed HT-6 or be stunned

Tyranna’s mini fire ball continues to burn for half damage of initial damage
– Caretaker has taken 93 damage
– Note: Next turn he’ll take another 3rd round of damage from the fireball

Blue balls do 1d plus +1 for each second it seeks a target

Red drops his ax and tries to fast draw his short sword

Kyra shoots an explosive fireball at Caretaker

Crippled deathclaw that isn’t slowed attacks Gemma for 2
– She keeps her Sunbolt

Red parries successfully
Morel hits, but doesn’t do enough damage

Gemma gets hit with a Red ball and then the Blue ball
– Maintains her Sunbolt

Caretaker takes 8 point of damage from Tyranna’s fireball… and dies

Fight took 10 seconds total
– Thing that Jeska did was only going to last 10 seconds
– Only 1 more

Tathel heals himself

Prismatic doorway appears (ROYBGIV doors are no longer visible)

Red has a total of 3 healings in the sword
– Tathel heals him 3x (Red at 23 HP)
Tathel heals him 4x (Morel has 27 HP)
Tathel heals Balthier for 8
Tathel gives Great Heal on Jeska
Tathel heals Gemma for 8

Red heals Tathel
Red heals Balthier

Gemma lends a 15 point powerstone to Kyra

Everyone recovers
Goes through Prismatic doorway
Caretaker reforms and talks to Kyra
“Only members of the 2nd circle may enter the inner sanctum”

Kyra “…so what does that altar do?”

Caretaker: “The circle that brought it here knew it held terrible power,
but they were unable to know what it did or how to destroy it.
None of either circle has ever come back since it was brough here. (Year 7)”

Kyra -Asks about deathclaws for the possibility of a tour in the colesium

Caretaker: “They are bound beings that only exist on this plane”

Kyra “Asks for the passwords”

Caretaker: “If the inner circle doesn’t deem to give passwords and they are lost
many things here will be lost.”
Almost every section of wall lights up with the hint of artifacts.

Everyone puts their blades in and all the blades lock into place.
The back wall opens up and we see the altar
3×3×6 feet made of solid obsidian

Red does Enlarge Other 2x on Morel and adds Might +10
– ST of 64 is just enough to move it with an extra heavy load
– Red carries Morel’s gear

Everyone takes their sword from the circle

Red asks if the Caretaker will allow them back to return the altar after they
are done

Deal was that we get to use altar
Lady K’s kids want to do something to it afterwards
– Worded very carefully, but she never promised anything

Jeska asserts she wants to stay with the altar until they are done with it

Vecna is the god of secrets
– Kyra sees him as possible source of the passwords

Party rides the big dwarf to Isad.

Get there and set down the altar
Gemma thinks to Silus stuff

Gemma teleports empty powerstones to cubby hole

It’s Tuesday the 13th about noon.

Party is tasked with what they will do for several days while waiting for Silus to repair the altar.

Dwarfs stand guard over altar and practice sparring during the days of altar repair.
Gemma and Balthier have a few minor jaunts, but stay there
Elfs leave island to do training with their swords.

Next game session is Sunday, June 15th.

5 points awarded

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Vault Found

May 22nd

Party abandons hunt for wraiths
Red uses Instant Restoration to heal Gemma’s crippled arm
Kyra tells her aunt
– Eleniel turned Elven counsel into wraiths
– Still wraiths in the crypt
– Kyra and Tathel are willing to undergo truthsayer to prove innocence

After 2 hours Biinaakwe says everyone who is willing to be questioned
should come in for questioning. Even though the people would be locked
up immediately.

Tathel and Gemma set up a time to communicate in 7 days at noon

Elves gives all their gear to Gemma to put in cubby hole
Kyra gives the orb to Biinaakwe

Tathel questioned first (manicles chained to the table)
– 2 guards at door
– 1 standing in the corner
– 1 questioning
Tathel tries casting Haste and sees magic still works

Room is zone of truth
– Tathel tells his side of the story
Interrogators don’t seem to be buying the story
Asks for Tathel to demonstrate his ability to heal

Kyra reveals the source of her vision as Yasel

May 23rd
52 days training dedicated to training (ends Monday, July 14th, 952)
500 hours intensive
536 hours off hour training

Red
2 points Dual Weapon Attack (Two-Handed Sword)
1 point (Short Sword)
2 points Dual Weapon Attack (Short Sword)

Morel
5 points Dual Weapon Attack (Two-Handed Sword)

Next day:
– Why didn’t you try to clear your name earlier?
– Why didn’t you come bring attention to your visions before killing Eleniel?

City leaders apologize for whatever injury to Kyra/Tathel from recent events

Kyra touches base with Gina

Morel recovers HT by the next day
Needs to succeed HT roll by 6 to recover ST

40 day mark Jeska contacts party letting them know she found pocket plane

Tuesday, July 15th, 952
Entering the vault
It’s above Council of 7 chambers

Party gathers Jeska and Tyranna
Gemma plane shifts into pocket plane and casts Beacon

Room filled with 6 statues of Silus
– 1 wall of energy (gate/portal)
– opposite is double door

Gemma plane shifts Morel first

Balthier arrives and immediately goes through the portal
Balthier immediately returns to party
Gemma demands that Balthier give him 10 fatigue
Balthier is sent again
Red goes 3rd
Gemma sends Jeska 4th
Kyra is 5th

Morel discovers the ground resembles earth, but it’s not
Red and Balthier study the double doors.
Balthier reaches for the doors, but stops himself.

Tyranna arrives looking tired

All arrive Gemma last

Morel turns on all 4 rings of resist
steel body [ 7 ]
Drains powerstones to recharge 10 and 5
Red turns on Might + 3 [ 3 ]
Grace + 3 [ 6 ]
Vigor + 5 [ 5 ] FP 21 → 26
Armor 5 [ 2 ]
Drains 2 10 – point powerstones
21 – 16 + 20 = 25

Red touches the door and the deathclaws burst out of their shell
Deathclaws are attack first
Morel hits and draws black blood

Red hits twice
Red 2nd hit is 12 damage, but it doesn’t do anything
Balthier Blinks and Powerblows the same deathclaw
Critical Failure (6 damage yourself)
– Hits himself in his other arm
– 15 DAM cutting – Armor divided in half
– Left arm crippled
– Down to 6 HP

Jeska crits on deathclaw
– does no physical damage even after dividing armor by 2
– Lightning damage

Kyra’s spell fails, but she quick draws and fires. (Deathclaw dodges.)
Gemma takes 2 points of damage as a Body of Air
19 points of damage for 20 cutting Garvok
Tyranna does Body of Fire except much more intense

Tathel hits with Chelan
– No physical damage
– +2 cold damage

Jeska says to Red “Cover me”
Kyra crits on her attack to the eyes
Red parries left claw and Jeska dodges right claw of attacker

Deathclaws take fire damage from Tyranna

Morel’s opponent half dodge
– Left Arm is crippled
– Right Leg is crippled

Jeska casts and lightning leaps from the tip of her sword
– hits 1 deathclaw and then jumps to another then another and then another
– All enemies hit (range of 4 from 1 enemy to the next)
– Then she stabs at it twice

Kyra takes 10 damage for starting her turn in a heat zone
Takes out 2nd eye of a deathclaw

Tiranna has 12 fire damage area affect round 3

A deathclaw reforms as a white statue in it’s original spot

Bathier uses Ungarato to blink away from a deathclaw attack

Blinded deathclaw turns and crits against Kyra for 19 points of damage
(Claws have armor divisor 5)
Deathclaws have DR14

Red removes the left leg of a Deathclaw

Balthier succeeds a powerblow

Tiranna does 12 burn damage for turn 5
Morel finishes the 1 that Gemma did 120 damage to and Jeska

Tiranna hits with sword
– no physical damage
– fire damage

Balthier succeeds powerblow and gets a crit (double shock penalty)
-

Tathel does explosive fireball
– 1 point of fire damage to Gemma
– 1 point of damage to Balthier
– 1 point of damage to Kyra

Tyranna does 11 burn damage for round 6

Balthier finally fails a powerblow

Kyra takes a hit and goes down

Deathclaw crits against Balthier with a 12 (drop everything he’s holding)
– Takes 15 damage
– Balthier blinks, but his sword stays behind
– Fails body sense without Shintar

Round 7
Balthier falls unconscious
Tathier casts ice bolt
– succeeds by 11 (crit)
– Spends 6 FP and gets 9D+9 DAM
– (Normally it’s 9D-9)
– Hits and kills the next to the last deathclaw

Round 8
Tiranna turns off fire as she runs away from last deathclaw

Morel removes the leg of the last deathclaw and then kills it with an ax
The doors vanish revealing a large room beyond it

Red cancels spells
Red major heals Tiranna for 16
Red major heals Balthier once
Red major heals Kyra three times

Morel steps into hallway in a guarded position
– sees 30×30 room
– 2 rows of 8 deathclaws
– sees 7 glowing doorways in the wall
– all different colors of the rainbow
– 1 is prismatic

All combat took 9 seconds

Party takes time to recover fatigue
Red needs to recover 21 FP

Red/Morel used 3 – 10 point powerstones and 2 – 5 point powerstones

5 points awarded
It’s OK to put points into combat skills because of the rest

Note for next time: Weapon of Kord for Balthier at beginning of battle

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The Demise of Eleniel

Tathel gets mission from Corellon to kill Eleniel.
Kyra gets message from her demigod mom to kill Eleniel.
Red and Morel object to putting Khatovar and Gotham in danger of war.
Elves agree to allow dwarfs to defend Khatovar if a war breaks out.
Red gets Flashing Sunblade.

Mission
Morel mades an underground pocket close to crypt.
Tathel teleports everyone to pocket
(Rests half an hour)
Kyra casts continual light on breastplate
Morel turns on 4 rings of resist
Red uses Tannaris ST+3, DX+5, HT+3
Red drains 2 – 5 point powerstones into his own fatigue

Two animated guards
sword in one hand
claw like hands
Tathel Blink fails (-15 Teleport Shield environment)
hit with a claw
stunned and takes 2 damage
Balthier takes a critical hit against a claw
14 damage (Goes to -2 HP)
Red drops Flashing Sunbolt and brandished holy symbol
Gemma Great Hastes
Critical success
Takes -3 penalty for being close to a chanting Red
Shin-tar freedom helps Balthier not be parallyzed at the start of his turn
He retreats back to entrance
Gemma attacked by animated guards
Dodges, but hits herself with a 6d-6 Sunbolt
Morel dives down into the ground for protection
Gemma drops Orchid Malevolence
Casts Fireball in her off-hand (crit double dam)
Hits a wight and animated guard (52 at apex)
Morel emerges and kills a wight
Balthier tries to cast Freedom on Tathel (3 FP)
Gives Tathel +1 to HT roll to overcome paralysis
Tathel is no longer paralyzed
Note: Shin-tar gives a constant Freedom 2 to Balthier
Kyra shoots a wight in torso
Morel drops a wight with ax
Gemma almost hits herself with a sunbolt
Tathel heals Gemma for 8
Starts doing a Mental Stun
Balthier hastes and fails to powerblow or hit
Gemma gets hit with sword, but gets lucky and dodges
Red drops chanting and grabs sword
Gemma gets off a quick Sunbolt, but doesn’t penetrate animated guard armor
Crit against Balthier
Morel quick draws 2nd Ax
Gemma hits and kills only swordsman that didn’t run away
Morel kills wight
Red fails to heal Balthier
Kyra crits against final standing wight
Insubstantial enemies arrive (Greater Wraiths) (BS 9.5)
Gemma uses Luck to do extra DAM against an enemy for 1 point of damage
Red uses Tannaris to kill last wight
Red get hit by sword for 4
Gemma turns Balthier invisibile and he dumps a powerstone into himself
Balthier sneak attacks a wounded sword guy
Greater wight hits Morel
Morel makes HT-6 roll and loses 1 ST and 1 HT
Morel isn’t stunned, but he is paralyzed
Morel uses Garvok to sink into the ground and seal 1 entrance with stone
Red steps into Tathel’s sphere of protection
Morel seals 2nd entrance
Red drops Flashing Sunblade and brandishes
Gemma does explosive fireball
3 animated guards takes 10
Red/Balthier takes 5
Tathel/Kyra take 3
Tathel stops asserting True Faith and begins casting Major Heal on Red
Morel attempts to seal final door, but fails
It still works, but takes an extra turn
Note: Defensive Luck applies to stay conscious and Death Rolls
Morel rolls HT-2 to come out of paralysis
Balthier drops Shin-tar and grabs the Flashing Sunblade
Gemma does 4 explosive damage to Eleniel’s greater wraith
Tathel heals Kyra up to 7 HP
Kyra stands up
Morel goes underground
Morel surfaces behind Eleniel sneak attack
Eleniel turns and Wraith attack Morel
Morel Earth to Air wall
Kyra hits Eleniel from behind with a sneak attack
Eleniel goes unconscious
Eleniel’s Wraith targets Morel
Against all odds, Morel dodges the hit
The sword guys close in
Morel steps over Eleniel and hits her with an ax
Kyra attacks Eleniel’s vitals
Red steps over Eleniel and brandishes his holy symbol
Morel hits Eleniel and then drops Garvok
Kyra hits vitals again (Eleniel at -98 HP almost neg 5x)
Gemmma hits an incorporeal for 21 damage and kills it
Morel deals the death blow to Eleniel
Kyra puts away her bow and picks up Flashing Sunblade
Gemma advances to Red’s position
All undead run away

Gemma retrieves Orchid Malevolence
Tathel heals Balthier and he wakes up
Morel shapes Death Song back to himself
Tathel heals Morel for 8
Red heals Morel for 8

Morel
6 HP
3 FP
Currently ST-1 HT-1 from Wraith

Red
9 HP
6 FP

Might+3
Grace+5
Vigor+3
It took 32 seconds to kill

5 points earned
Next session is April 6th
Note: We can’t spend points on combat skills until after finishing dungeon

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The Demise of Lady K

Morning of May 7th

Lady K compound destroyed
Morel recovers Orchid Malevolence, Shin-tar and Chellan
from the wreckage.
Gemma gift wraps Shin-tar and takes him to have sword bound to him
– Uses Silver blood
Tathel learns Analyze Magic and learns the password for the mirror
– Elven word for Vanish

May 20th is the last day of training

May 21th

Tathel says “Vanish”
Stargate portal opens
– Can’t see the other side
Balthier walks through
Tathel seekers Balthier
– Wreckage over land in a boat
– The ship definitely fell from the sky
– Gravity changes as you go through the portal depending on mirror orientation
Balthier jumps back through the mirror
Tathel, Morel, Red go through mirror
– Almost immediately start falling back into it because it’s laying
on the floor
Salvage work
Red uses Tannaris and hears ocean noise
Bodies scattered
– Bore holes from twins in some corpses
Wreckage has already been gone through
Mirror turned off sometime during their journey
– It’s 3×6
Tathel uses the password to turn it off
Tathel teleports the mirror back to Cubby Hole

Gemma takes Tathel to Isad and gets Chellan bound to Tathel

Tathel does seeker on Jeska
– No

Tathel does Communication to Jeska
Tathel
– Sorry to hear about your vault
Gemma
– How are you liking the sword
Jeska
– It’s great
Gemma
– Are you still interested in finding the sword
Jeska
– I’m trying to finish what she started
Gemma
– Do you know where the vault is?
Jeska
– I’m getting there… I’m finding lots of places it isn’t
Gemma
– Is there anything we can do to help?
Jeska
– Once I find it, I’m going to need help getting there
Gemma
– Assuming one of us knows how… we’d be willing to help
Jeska
– If not, it just adds more time
Gemma
– What do you know about it the altar?
Jeska
– That it needs to be destroyed
Gemma
– Do you have a way to get in contact with us
Jeska
– I have a way… unless you stay in hiding
Gemma
– We’ll keep in touch then
– Unless we hear from you, we’ll call you back in a week

Baltier plays with Shin-tar
Tathel plays with Chellan
Gemma talks to Tiranna

Night of May 21st

All except Tathel
Go to Gotham bars
– Broken Drum (It can’t be beat)
– Gnomish bartender
– Recognized by some and greeted
– Kyra buys a round for the house $36
– Population up to 2000 from 500 back in January
– The party stays fee, but Gemma insists on paying a gold
– Gemma tries to get drunk p 439 alcohol
We all have to sleep tonight

May 22nd

Red makes an appointment to talk to the leadership
– Eats breakfast in the hour he is forced to wait
9 people in the council
– Gotham is 50 sq mi
– Kyra wants to buy the “elven quarter”
– 5 sq mi
– $500,000 originally
– $100,000 current price
– Gemma
– Would $30,000 be enough to start an orphanage?
– Yes
– Gemma gives money to the council
– Red
– Possibility of Weapon Master
– School of Combat
– Collesium (Lady K built specifically for our tournament)
– Kyra buys it out from underneath for $10,000
– Balthier
– Basic sewage system
– Aquaduct systems

5 Points Awards

Next Game: March 9th

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Deal With The Devils

Bonus Item
Balthier gets goggles of Dark Vision Power 2
Gemma buys pocket mirror of communication
Buys item of Hush for Balthier with extra
Morel buys hood of Earth Vision Power 2
Red buys boots of Walk Through Plant Power 1
Kyra buys an item of Boost Attributes (ST, DX, IQ, HT) $120,000
Tathel buys 85 point powerstone blue necklace worth $148,750

Evening of April 3rd, 952

Gemma tries to use pocket of communication to call Balthier (unsuccessfully)
Tells dwarfs that she will contact them at 8 in the morning.
Goes to Azure Ridge to find Balthier
Uses communication to talk to Balthier
Vigil (1st) Reads Complex Illusion
Dwarfs find someone to train them in 2-handed sword (Get a full night’s sleep.)

April 4th, 952

Gemma communicates with Red in the Inn.
Decide to put off Two-Handed training for 24 hours
Tathel looks at Drop box and sees it has stuff
Gemma teleports (fails) with Balthier to Azure Ridge

Note: Meet same place noon April 5th, 952.

The dwarfs scout Ugini
All others decide to do training
Dwarfs camp out that night to be closer to Garvok

April 5th, 952

Gemma to teleport to pick up the dwarfs
Back to cubby hole
Morel drops off Garvok in hole
8:00 in the morning

9:00 Dwarfs is in Berly
Gemma just makes Red teleport (6 damage)
Rapid Journey back to base
Tathel tries to heal Gemma, but instead does that much damage
Dwarfs take up defensive places in alley and read/pray for a couple hours

10:30 The rest of the party arrives

12:00 Sofia places sword on the table.
Balthier places $500,000 in platinum on the table.
Sofia “I’ve been hearing interesting things about you.”
“There’s a bounty on your head.”
“There’s a bounty on the people going after that bounty.”
B: “Who’s going after us?”
S: “Vastna Narada going after the people going after you.”
S: “I’d like to take advantage of the bounty on your head,
but I don’t really want to mess with the Vastna Narada.”
S: “I’m not sure it’s good that you didn’t know about the protection.”

Morel summons Garvok
feels that this is indeed Tannaris

Dwarfs and Gemma go to Isad
Tyranna binds sword to Red

Gemma Rapid Journey
Fails – Appears to be floating in a void
Can’t see her little sister

Gemma succeeds in bringing Morel back to base
Red critically fails and makes Gemma 10 weaker.
Gemma has a strength of 2 for a minute

Both go into floating void with a Teleport
Attempt to Teleport to Base with Red fails
The pair go edge of 10 yard diameter sphere
Red tries hitting edge of sphere with Tannaris and it feels like it’s just bouncing off

Gemma casts continual light (day light) on saphire necklace
Necklace will glow for the next 11 days
Black dull walls
Casually float at a move of 3 move at will

Gemma does Rapid Journey and goes back to Isad

Silus – “Looks like you made a pocket plane”
“If you would have done it, I would have been extremely impressed.”
“Everything in that place is kind of locked away.”

Gemma – “What kind of spells would I need to get into and out of it?”

Silus – “Normally, a plane shifting spell.”
– “It might expire eventually… that usually doesn’t end well for things on that plane”
– “Evidentally because it’s here on the island you’re able to get there with your Rapid Journey.”

Gemma – “Is there anything you can do?”

Silus – “I wonder….”
Silus returns with his body.
“I never thought of this… pocket planes on my island.”
Does plane shift

Sees Red and plane shifts him back
Red is the second person Silus to meet in recent centuries

Everyone makes it to base at 2:00
Balthier tells party about Vastna Narada

Gemma talks to party about joining forces with Lady K to use the 7 swords to unlock
something powerful that was locked away around the time of the dominator

Black Altar is unlocked by the 7 swords, but only if each is bound.
Black Altar is what happened to Silus
Sucked out his power and put it out into the land
Silus was attempting to get more powerful

Decided that 14 hours is max training daily
It will take 28 days to complete 4 points of intensive training
3 out of 4 nights can be vigiled for an extra 8 hours (reading/praying, etc.)

Gemma talks to Tyranna
She agrees for total immunity or Lady K dies

Dwarfs vigil and train with sword powers

April 6th, 952

Red and Morel do sword training
Dwarfs vigil and train with sword powers
Tathel completes praying mass teleport

April 7th, 952

Lady K visit

Mass Teleport
Cost of 12 to a beacon with a Might of 10

Jeska (blue hair) is with Lady K

Red asks what it’s worth to Lady K to have someone bind the swords
Lady K offers $200,000
Red says $200,000 but Shin Tar gets bound to Balthier
Lady K complains that she loses a sword that way and Red is being suspicious
Red says he needs an immunity agreement for binder
Lady K says she can guess who it is
Red says that this means she knows her offer is very low.
Lady K says she will give us the full bounty plus 50%

Party Conference
The dwarfs really want this deal
Gemma says she could reserve Shin Tar for herself as a special deal with Lady K

$500,000 per sword that she has
Jeska wants to be bound to Barakett

Red asks about magical training
Gets appropriate advice
Gemma asks Lady K to use an Oath stone to promise to fully pardon and forgive Tyranna

Gemma tells Tyranna about deal
Gemma takes Tyranna to destroyed village in Rynak
All goes well Jeska lets sword get bound.

Lady K gives $500,000 to the party
Gemma takes $80,000
Everyone else takes $84,000

In a month we can contact Lady K again in a month to give her

$5 for Gate from Ugini to Tegas
$5 for Gate from Tegas back to Ugini

Red commissions a Rug of Teleport Shield Radius 2 for $22,000
Morel buys a Ring of Lightning Resist (Self Only) Power 1 for $151,000
He borrows $50,000 from Red and $35,000 from Gemma to be able to afford the item.

Game ends on Night of April 7th, 952

Group scheduled Vigils start on the night of the 8th.

Next Session Feb 23rd, 2014

5 points awarded

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Meet Sofia

March 31th, 952

Red spends $150 to identify 15 vials
Vials
4 – Acid breathe
4 – Lightning breathe
4 – Cold breathe
3 – Fire breathe

Red decides to wear amulet of shaping

Ring of absorption
– Rounds down / Minimum of 1
– Takes cost of spell (high skill doesn’t change energy of spell)

Gemma, Balthier, Red and Morel travel to Tegas
– Red talks to enchanters about rug of Teleport Shield
– Morel takes deal for $66,000 (Borrows $25K from Red and $15K from Gemma)

Balthier buys goggles of Darkvision ($50,000)
– Balthier borrows $12K from Gemma

Morel and Red visit the fighter’s guild, but are politely asked to leave.
– People recognize them and their reputation proceeds them

To Pyraxix
Gemma and Balthier teleports to the fork
– Instead go just outside of Tirrana’s house
– Go to meadow with meadow with oragami flowers
Balthier picks a flower and finds it is just folded paper
– Back by tree where she first saw Silus
– Black and white phantom zone – sees her sister (giggling at Gemma’s failures)
– Balthier lends energy
– Gemma finally makes it to fork before Pyraxix (still in phantom zone)
– Gemma gives Akasha a hug and asks if she can fix phantom zone… yes
– Insta-teleporting back to dwarves (and a beacon)

Morel and Gemma go to tree
– Make it to fork in Pyraxix
– Balthier takes glove out of pocket and gives it Morel who puts it in the lamp
– Morel summons Garvok from base

Gemma and Red to fork

It takes almost 2 hours to get everyone there.
Plus 20

Pyraxix accepts Red’s offer for full healing plus dramatically
increasing size/strength long enough to conquer near by enemies in exchange
for some of the blood of it’s fallen foe
– Gemma teleports back to Tegas looks for vials
– Spends $6000 on 3 vials to preserve dragon blood
– Uses rapid journey and teleport combo to easily return to Pyraxix

“Great wyrm, Pryaxus!
“I have come to beg an audience with you.
“My offer is to fully heal you.
“I’ll make you exponentially bigger and stronger long enough to expand your territory and claim a foe’s treasure horde.
“The only thing I ask in return is to collect some of the blood from the rival dragon.

Red makes Pyraxix 4 SM bigger 1.5^4=5
Goes from 20 feet long with a 30 foot wing span
to 100 feet long and 150 foot wing span

Comes back with at least 2 bodies (bronze dragon or a silver dragon)
– Gemma gets 3 vials of blood from bronze dragon and 3 vials from silver dragon

Red shrinks the dragon

Gemma teleports Balthier

Red critically fails Might, spends FP
Red succeeds Might +10 for Gemma
Gemma takes Red back to base
Gemma ends Rapid Journey
Takes Morel back to base

At base
Kyra tells Gemma about Silus dream from her mother the demi-god
– Silus is bound to the island and his magic comes from the island
– Bald guy on obsidian alter (Gemma identifies him as the Dominator)
– Wee Jas tells Silus she can give him magic again,
but he needs to serve her on a later date
– Lady K is looking for the artifact used to bind Silus to
See The Zenith – Awry

There is a letter in the dead drop.
Balthier goes to Azure Ridge to pick up letter invisible.

Note Says:
April 3rd
Lunch
Unlucky Pirate in Berly (Veros)

April 1st, 952

Tathel does seeker on Chellan string
– It is no longer on sword
– It’s in the same city, but not necessarily in the vault
– on the ground somewhere
Tathel does telecast to location of string
– fails first time because we were in the base
– Honesty disadvantage prevents him from continuing to search for the vault
– Honesty concerns about turning himself in to Elm’ril for crimes
– Decides to pray to Corellon to determine if he should turn himself in

Tathel prays 12 hours and 4 hours into the night/gets vision in the middle of the night
– Gives vigils all around (Gemma and Red lend energy)
– Decides current queen of Elm’ril that is only 1 elf instead of all the elves
Don’t turn yourself in

Kyra says Sofia doesn’t have Tannaris bound to her

Gemma teleports Balthier to Berly to scout Unlucky Pirate

Gemma and Balthier finds random person to ask for directions to Unlucky Pirate
Balthier buys cheapest beer
Gemma buys the strongest alcohol available (Doesn’t affect her due to HT high)
(smells like rum and tastes like fruit)

Morel splits his time reading Two Handed Sword and Garvok Shaping
Slept full night on March 31st Vigil
– 11 hours reading 11 hours shaping
Red prays all day for Instant Restoration
– 22 hours

April 2nd, 952

Tathel uses seeker to see if there is anything in the drop box
– empty

Morel splits his time reading Two Handed Sword and Garvok Shaping
Slept full night on March 31st Vigil
– 11 hours reading 11 hours shaping
Red prays all day for Instant Restoration
– 22 hours

April 3rd, 952

Gemma teleports to Berly with Balthier casts Beacon
– Red Mights Gemma
– Gemma carries Morel to Berly
– Gemma goes to Isad
– Gemma goes to Base
– Gemma carries Red to Berly with damage of 6
– Red heals Gemma for 6
– Red heals himself for 6

Tathel
– Trace on Gemma to know where the Beacon will be
– Might then teleports to Berly with Kyra

Show up at 8. Meeting is at noon.

In Unlucky Pirate
Gemma orders hard core alcohol for $1 reads
Tathel buys hard core alcohol for himself and Gemma
Balthier reads

Dwarfs crash on a roof and read pray
– tries to bribe building owner $5 a piece
No deal
– Try to find nice place to rest, but can find no benches strong enough
– End up staying in alley where the party entered
– Become more vigilent at 11:00

Gemma gets a drink an hour until closer to time (4 total)
Tathel orders a meal of hot food $2 (treats Gemma too)

Kyra and Gemma look at dress shop
– low variety, but high quality

There are lots of wanted posters for the party

Human female (Sofia) arrives and sits at Balthier’s table
S “Uncomfortable without your friend?”
“We can leave…”
S “I’m here now.”
“Would you like something to drink?”
S “No”
“Leaving aside rumors about us being assassins, we are planning to
hit a certain employer that betrayed us.”
S “What that have to do with me?”
“We are collecting a set of matching swords.”
S “What does that have to do with your employer?”
“It would be getting her back.”
“We plan to get raid a vault.”
S “It seems I have all the up front cost in this…”
“Which is why we’re bringing this up now.”
S “What if there is nothing I want?”
“We can either give you gold or give you a certain amount of liquidity.”

Gemma shouts “Lady K is paying $500,000.”

S “So you’re offering $500,000”
“Yes, unless you find something else you prefer.”
S “I’m leaning towards the money.”

Tathel with Kyra make it with 2 damage

Gemma with Balthier critical failure teleport to base
– Islad tree Each take 9 points of damage from frost bit
– Makes it back to Berly
– Red heals Gemma for 8
– Critical success Might
– Critical success teleport Red back to base
– Gemma teleports Morel back to base

- Tathel heals Balthier for 8

Convince Gemma to sell Orchid Malevolence for $500,000
Convince Tathel to trace Orchid Malevolence location after sale
– holds Orchid Malevolent for reference for later seeker/trace

To Ugini
Gemma
– Rapid Journey to base beacon
Tathel
– Traces Gemma
Gemma
– Teleport to Ugini
– Beacon critical (free)
– Returns to base
Tathel w/ Kyra
– Teleport to beacon
Gemma
– Rapid Journey to here
– Red mights her
– Takes Morel to Ugini
– Takes Red to Ugini

After everyone rests
Bam! Artifact into money

Tathel does seeker on thread
– within a mile of Lady K’s compound
– trace – 60 feet into the building

No wanted posters here
– Dwarfs Looking for a place to stay
– Mid-range hotel $5 a room 1 person
– Dwarfs share room and one
– This is a metropolis
– Dwarfs are hoping to find a place to train Two-Handed Sword

Gemma and Balthier go to Azure Ridge to put message in drop box
– Balthier meets his contact and passes along the message

4 Points Awarded

Next Session 2/9/14

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