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Copper Elven Vampire
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Posted - 19 Mar 2020 :  21:45:44  Show Profile Send Copper Elven Vampire a Private Message  Reply with Quote  Delete Topic
As said above...

I would imagine after a hundred years or so since Under Illefarn, Melandrach has gained levels and CR and all that jazz. What stats would you give him now? Wild Elf male Fey of The Laughing Hollow.

I believe ELB gave him stats in the teens?

Any idea?

Delnyn
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Posted - 19 Mar 2020 :  22:59:52  Show Profile Send Delnyn a Private Message  Reply with Quote
What about AD&D Under Illerfarn? All info I have is from Rise of Tiamat. He is listed as a neutral male elf fighter/druid.
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Copper Elven Vampire
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Posted - 20 Mar 2020 :  00:27:44  Show Profile Send Copper Elven Vampire a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Delnyn

What about AD&D Under Illerfarn? All info I have is from Rise of Tiamat. He is listed as a neutral male elf fighter/druid.



Boyd remade him in 3.5 Under Illefarn anew. I think he's a ranger/ wildrunner or something cool like that. A tenth level Wildrunner becomes Fey and changes your status.

I've found it!!

Melandrach CR 14

Male venerable wild elf ranger 5 / wildrunner 9.
CG Medium fey (augmented humanoid [elf])
Init +3; Senses low-light vision, scent; Listen +15 (+18 vs. orcs,
undead), Spot +15 (+18 vs. orcs, undead)
Languages Chondathan, Common (Calant dialect), Dwarven,
Elven, Sylvan

AC 19, touch 13, flat-footed 16
(+3 Dex, +6 armor)

hp 27 (14 HD); DR 2/cold iron
Immune sleep

Fort +7, Ref +13, Will +7; +2 vs. enchantment
Speed 40 ft. (8 squares)

Melee +1 swordbow +13/+8/+3 (1d8-1/19-20) (1d8+2/19-20 vs. orcs,
undead)
Ranged +1 swordbow +18/+13/+8 (1d8-2/x3) (1d8/x3 vs. orcs,
undead)
Base Atk +14; Grp +12

Atk Options Improved Precise Shot, Point Blank Shot, Precise
Shot, Rapid Shot, Shot on the Run
Special Actions primal scream (5/day, lasts 1 round)

Ranger Spells Prepared (CL 5th)
1st—entangle (DC 14)

Spell-Like Abilities (CL 9th)
At will—endure elements (self only)
Abilities Str 4 (6 with gauntlets), Dex 12 (16 with boots), Con 4,

Int 13, Wis 16, Cha 17
SQ elf favored enemy (humanoid [orc], undead), elven hound
companion, fast movement, hide in plain sight, trackless
step, unfettered stride, wild empathy +10 (+6 vs. magical
beasts with Int 1 or 2)

Feats Endurance, Improved Precise Shot, Point Blank Shot,
Precise Shot, Rapid Shot, Shot on the Run, Track, TwoWeapon Fighting

Skills Balance +8, Bluff +3 (+4 to deceive with words), Climb +8,
Handle Animal +8, Hide +13 (+16 vs. orcs, undead), Jump
+8, Knowledge (history) +6, Knowledge (nature) +8, Listen
+15 (+18 vs. orcs, undead), Move Silently +13 (+16 vs. orcs,
undead), Ride +5, Search +3, Spot +15 (+18 vs. orcs,
undead), Survival +13 (+15 aboveground natural
environments, +16 vs. orcs, undead, +18 vs. orcs, undead
in aboveground natural environments), Swim +2, Tumble
+5

Possessions boots of the woodland king*, cloak of elvenkind,
dryadkissed chainmail*, gauntlets of ogre power, +1 swordbow*.


To me he seems more geared towards archery and melee. His Swordbow is a unique item that is powerful in any setting. Melandrach is a powerful, slippery opponent if you're evil. A wily bastard if he likes you even.

CR 14 is fairly powerful for a group of 5'th level PC's. I like him better as a Wildrunner as opposed to a Druid. Plus I like his Ranger class better than his old fighter class. Well done indeed.

I mean, after all, Melandrach is a very, very old Green elf fey male. Truly he is the King of The Laughing Hollow.

Hope that helps.


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Delnyn
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Posted - 20 Mar 2020 :  00:37:42  Show Profile Send Delnyn a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I appreciate the research. His son seems to be a good for nothing in Rise of Tiamat.
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Copper Elven Vampire
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Posted - 20 Mar 2020 :  00:47:25  Show Profile Send Copper Elven Vampire a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I cannot find any history on Melandrach before being the King of The Laughing Hollow. Like where did he come from before that? It was an ancient dwarven mine before the Fey zapped in to create a unique place in a desolate mine.

Did he come from the Misty Forest? Ardeep Forest? Maybe he was a child during The Crown Wars. Maybe he is descended from a line of powerful green elves (wild elves) and has staked a territory to call his own. The amount of Fey there is unique to say the least. A Unicorn?? wow. That's a large magical beast. Imagine that with class levels. lol.

Anybody have any more info on him?
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