College of Death's Song (5e Subclass)

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College of Death's Song[edit]

Is it really the end when the song of life has reached it's finale, or is it just a prelude for the next composition, produced note by note in the moment of the deceased's last breath, their Death Song as you will, only heard by those who know what to listen for. These bards travel the world/s searching and listening for the final notes left behind in order to create their masterpieces, the true music of the soul. Due to the power of the music passed on by their mentors and created by them.

Bonus Proficiencies

When you join the College of Death's Song, you gain the following proficiencies: - Arcana - Religion


Starting at 3rd level all your bard spells can affect the undead, even if the spell says otherwise. For example, if you cast the sleep spell, undead can be impacted by it.

Death's Songbook

Pieces created from the notes of death and passed down from your mentor, these songs hold the power of death. Choose an amount of necromancy spells from any spell list. The total cannot exceed your Charisma modifier. These spells count as bard spells for you but do not count toward the total number of spells known.

Tinted Soul

Starting at 6th level, because of your exposure to this type of magical energies, you have come accustomed to it and developed a bit of a resistance to it. You gain resistance to necrotic damage.

Last Words

Starting at 14th level you can collect the last words of someone you watched die and use them to inflict 2d6 + your proficiency bonus damage onto a target of your choice, you get advantage on your roll if the words were from someone the target knew.


At 14th level while a creature is asleep you can use a action to inflict nightmares onto the sleeping creature dealing 2d8 + your proficiency modifier damage. this action does not wake the sleeping creature

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