5e Necromancer Classes

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Necromancer classes tend to focus on death, undead, and necromancy.

Necromancer Classes[edit]

Classes based on the necromancer archetype.
Name Summary Spellcasting Hit Die
Blood Caster You're not a regular Mage, you are a Caster. You are what those pesky Wizards are striving to be. What those Mages do with their Charisman you do with pure Intelligence. 10
Blood Caster, Variant You're not a regular Mage, you are a Caster. You are what those pesky Wizards are striving to be. What those Mages do with their Intelligence you do with pure uncut Life Essence. 12
Blood Mage A magic-user that utilizes their vitality as a conduit for their powers. 8
Dark Necromancer 6
Death Dealer Life is so overrated...why not cause more death to flourish full 6
Death Monarch A spellcaster able to draw power from the shadowfell, using this dark energy as a weapon, a refuge and to exert control over dead creatures. half 6
Deathslinger A mercenary for the grave to ensure that no one escapes when death comes knocking half 8
Necromancer A person who uses magic to interact with the deceased. full 6
Necromancer (True Villains) Some call them glorified graverobbers, some fear them, and others despise them. The Necromancer raises undead minions for use on the battlefield. half 8
Necromancer, 3rd Variant A master of life and death can be a wonderful companion or a terrible enemy full 6
Night Blood A Night Blood is a vampire cousin: fewer weaknesses at the tradeoff of being less powerful. half 8
Pure Necromancer A dedicated student of the secrets of death. 6
Spirit-Bond 6
Vileblood A fearsome creature whose strengths lie in shadows 8
Zombie You were dead, but you're getting better. 8

Necromancer Mashup Classes[edit]

Mashup classes with multiple themes, one of which is the necromancer archetype.
Name Summary Spellcasting Hit Die
Athcana Lich, Variant Even death cannot stop you now; explore the new possibilities given to you in undeath. full 8
Blood Sampler A spellcaster who takes blood from others and uses it in magical ways, empowering their spells with the blood of dragons. full 8
Bloodguard A dark knight who receives powers through sacrifice to a higher being half 10
Bone Collector Memory of the party, connections to past encounters, takes on the big bad, animates skeletons. full 8
Death's Incarnate Beings beyond reasoning of normal people, that embrace Death as their life, goal and means of justice. 10
Death's Servant full 8
Gravekeeper 10
Lich A spellcasting warrior that's hard to put down but must power their phylactery. half 8
Lich, 3rd Variant Even death cannot stop you now, explore the new possibilities given to you in undeath. full 8
Lich, 4th Variant Even death cannot stop you now, explore the new possibilities given to you in undeath. full 8
Lich, Variant Even death cannot stop you now, explore the new possibilities given to you in undeath. full 8
Masked Hunter Hunters wielding a knife and a bow, sacrificing lives for eldritch creatures. 8
Necromancer, 4th Variant A spellcaster who uses the corpses of friend or foe to aid him. full 8
Vampire 8
Vampire Assassin Variant third 10
Vampire, 2nd Variant You were once alive, but now this blessed curse rules your life. half 8
Vampyre You are a night walker. One who glides through oceans of blood. Beyond human. A monster whose power radiates with a darkness. One that casts a shadow on darkness itself. 8
Vampyre Knight You are one of the last descendants of old these Vampyre's use their blood to empower them selves and show true fear. half 10
Wendigo The Wendigo is seen as the embodiment of gluttony, greed, and excess: never satisfied after killing and consuming one person, they are constantly searching for new victims. 12

Necromancer Classes Based on Existing Fiction[edit]

Necromancer classes which are based on characters or archetypes from other works of fiction.
Name Summary Spellcasting Hit Die
Ghoul, Variant A Humanoid monster with powerful Natural weapons that have plenty of power, and utility. Very helpful especially when you need to sate a diet that consists of human flesh. 10
Tager A person who has inextricably bonded themself with a being from the Far Realm, gaining a shifted form in the process. 10
Vampire, Stone Mask Variant A normal creature, twisted by an artifact of great power. 10

Necromancer April Fools Classes[edit]

Necromancer classes with a more comedic twist.
Name Summary Spellcasting Hit Die

Incomplete Necromancer Classes[edit]

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