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Re: Community Update #6 - Multiplayer & Cinematics [Re: Madscientist] #674770
11/09/20 05:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Madscientist
Originally Posted by TheAscendent
In regards to Wyll's patron (the lovely lady to has wrapped herself about him) is she a succubus or an Erinyes? And if she is a succubus is he a devil or a demon, because apparently Succubus can be both. Though given the prominence the Nine Hells are playing, I am going to go for a Devilish Succubus. Raphael sure has some competition.
That is also a very interesting staff that Shadowheart is wielding.


I am not an expert for 5E, but in older games succubi were demons and erinyes were devils.
The fact that the game plays ( partly ) in hell ( home of devils ) has no influence on the question if he made a pact with a demon or devil before.
First, the game may also lead us to abbys at some point.
Second, both demons and devils can have reasons to send a minion to hell to do something for them.
Third, the characters go to hell because they get kidnapped by Illithids. It is unclear if they want to go there or if they were send there for other reasons too.


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Until now Larian has used the character design of the bestiary of the Wotc´s books so I assume they´re doing the same.

In there, Succubus have "bat" wings and Erinyes "Fallen Angel" wings, so I assume the very affectionate creature with Wyll is a Succubus, or a Cambion.






Re: Community Update #6 - Multiplayer & Cinematics [Re: The Composer] #674771
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After reading this twitter I think maybe she´s a Cambion ( It seems alu-fiends are not in 5e anymore)

https://twitter.com/Cromwelp/status/1304117852564226051

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Looks great! That demon (devil?) up there gives me the creeps.
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Cambion friends are best friends


IIRC Raphael is a cambion too. Maybe their plots are related?

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Re: Community Update #6 - Multiplayer & Cinematics [Re: The Composer] #674792
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Interestingly, the NPCs either have a pact or a "strange magic" within.

Re: Community Update #6 - Multiplayer & Cinematics [Re: Madscientist] #674834
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Originally Posted by Madscientist
Originally Posted by TheAscendent
In regards to Wyll's patron (the lovely lady to has wrapped herself about him) is she a succubus or an Erinyes? And if she is a succubus is he a devil or a demon, because apparently Succubus can be both. Though given the prominence the Nine Hells are playing, I am going to go for a Devilish Succubus. Raphael sure has some competition.
That is also a very interesting staff that Shadowheart is wielding.


I am not an expert for 5E, but in older games succubi were demons and erinyes were devils.
The fact that the game plays ( partly ) in hell ( home of devils ) has no influence on the question if he made a pact with a demon or devil before.
First, the game may also lead us to abbys at some point.
Second, both demons and devils can have reasons to send a minion to hell to do something for them.
Third, the characters go to hell because they get kidnapped by Illithids. It is unclear if they want to go there or if they were send there for other reasons too.


PS:
Looks like we have 2 moderators now. Vometia is no longer alone.
Welcome welcome


4e made Succubi Devils and 5e split the difference between the editions by making Succubi neither. And Raphel is a Cambion, which means he is half mortal and half fiend, but he isn't technically a devil althiugh one of his parents might be.

Re: Community Update #6 - Multiplayer & Cinematics [Re: The Composer] #674863
12/09/20 08:51 PM
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I have only read the PHB of 5E, so I have no info about monsters.

Just to be sure: devils are still lawful evil and obsessed with contracts, usually to sell souls while demons are still chaotic evil and they inspire others to give into whatever negative emotions they have without caring about anything, so they enjoy lust, hatred, greed, violence and so on.


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Re: Community Update #6 - Multiplayer & Cinematics [Re: The Composer] #674956
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will all the community updates be before the early access?


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Re: Community Update #6 - Multiplayer & Cinematics [Re: The Composer] #674962
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There will be updates during Early Access, as well.

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Just a quick word from someone who has stuck up for Larian on steam when people say it isn't a D&D game but a D:OS and when I read that the Lone Wolf was going to be added I can no longer say I am happy. No where in any D$D homebrew have i ever seen a boost in stats and damage for wanting to run a solo character. Wasted money on a game I thought was going to be a D&D game and not A D:OS game.

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