Lykantroph. Lore:Lycanthropy

Lycanthrope (5e Race)

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Leonhard im Lavanttal, Carinthia executed. Curse of Lycanthropy A humanoid creature can be afflicted with the curse of lycanthropy after being bitten by a lycanthrope, or if one or both of its parents are lycanthropes. Half-Orc Lycanthrope As a Half-Orc, your ability Score Increases are as follows: Your Strength Score increases by 1, your Constitution score increases by 1. Lycanthropes are immune to all diseases and experience fitful sleep. When the moon wanes, the beast within can be controlled once again. Reason: Needs to be moved to templates.

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Lycanthrope (5e Race)

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Two case studies have been reported. The case of 1589 led to a significant peak in both interest in and , primarily in French-speaking and German-speaking Europe. These warriors were resistant to pain and killed viciously in battle, much like wild animals. The only way to become a werewolf is to drink werewolf blood during questline. During the early period, accusations of lycanthropy transformation into a wolf were mixed with accusations of wolf-riding or wolf-charming. However, when the full moon rises, the curse becomes too strong to resist, transforming the individual into its beast form - or into a horrible hybrid form that combines animal and humanoid traits. Later in the 17th and 18th century, the trials in Hungary not only were conducted against witches, but against werewolves too, and many records exist creating connections between both kinds.

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Lore:Lycanthropy

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After returning to their human forms, werewolves are usually documented as becoming weak, debilitated and undergoing painful nervous depression. When his treacherous wife stole his clothing needed to restore his human form, he escaped the king's wolf hunt by imploring the king for mercy and accompanied the king thereafter. Like the witchcraft trials as a whole, the trial of supposed werewolves emerged in what is now especially the and in the early 15th century and spread throughout Europe in the 16th, peaking in the 17th and subsiding by the 18th century. Whilst infected with one strain of Lycanthropy, the character is considered immune to recieving other forms of the curse, automatically succeeding on their Constitution Saving Throw when cursed. After this, the only further record from the Vaud dates to 1670: it is that of a boy who claimed he and his mother could change themselves into wolves, which was, however, not taken seriously. You gain the Bite attack and are considered proficient: Melee Weapon Attack, one target, 1d8+Dexterity piercing damage.

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Lycanthropy

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The aforementioned bloodlust being a notable instance as even in human form, the afflicted may still feel the desire to hunt and kill. Werewolves can deal lethal damage with their claw attacks, move swiftly, and have increased health and stamina. The Encyclopedia: Selections: Diderot, d'Alembert and a Society of Men of Letters. An idea is explored in 's work The Book of Werewolves is that werewolf legends may have been used to explain. Hircine can grant more power and control over lycanthropy to favored worshipers. A peak of attention to lycanthropy came in the late 16th to early 17th century, as part of the.

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Lycanthrope

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The transformation usually occurred during the , and a full moon. The witches sacrifice an innocent, infect the victim's flesh with the client's lycanthropy, and resurrect the sacrifice. If you do not understand balance please leave comments on this page's page before making any edits. Current-day werewolf fiction almost exclusively involves lycanthropy being either a hereditary condition or being transmitted like an by the bite of another werewolf. The original lycanthrope must then kill the victim a second time, which will also permanently destroy their inner beast. Woodward suggested as the origin of werewolf beliefs, claiming remarkable similarities between the symptoms of that disease and some of the legends. Natural lycanthropes are born with this ability and have perfect control over their shapechanging.

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The Germanic pagan traditions associated with wolf-men persisted longest in the Scandinavian. A second method is to use the to grant control over transformation, but relatively few lycanthropes have ever been able to obtain the ring. They grunt, claw, and feel their body is covered with hair and their nails are elongated — some people strongly believe they are in the process of metamorphosis into a wolf. Then you can use the Flame of the Harbinger to cure yourself. In Italy, France and Germany, it was said that a man or woman could turn into a werewolf if he or she, on a certain Wednesday or Friday, slept outside on a summer night with the full moon shining directly on his or her face. In antiquity, the Ancient Greeks and Romans believed in the power of exhaustion in curing people of lycanthropy. Werewolves were said in European folklore to bear tell-tale physical traits even in their human form.

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Some scholars have suggested that it was inevitable that wolves, being the most feared predators in Europe, were projected into the folklore of evil shapeshifters. You gain a climb speed of 30ft. Bracht Branham and Daniel Kinney. Most lycanthrope that embrace their bestial natures succumb to bloodlust, becoming evil, opportunistic creatures that prey on the weak. Further information: Before the end of the 19th century, the Greeks believed that the corpses of werewolves, if not destroyed, would return to life in the form of wolves or hyenas which prowled battlefields, drinking the blood of dying soldiers.

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