Path of the Consumer, Variant (5e Subclass)

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Path of the Consumer[edit]


Starting at 3rd level through the consumption of your enemies you gain numerous bonuses. These manifest physically such as claws and enhanced strength, fangs or wings. This is meant for very free form shape-changing characters though here is a list of general effects according to the type of creature.

these effects are permanent, you can only have each effect once.

   1.Abberation: Gain 60 ft of colored Darkvision, if you already have one, you gain 30 ft of colored Darkvision. 
   2.Beast: Gain claws (1d4+Str) and a +2 to the Strength. (Your maximum score for Strength is now greater by 2.)
   3.Celestials: Gain a resistance to radiant damage. 
   4.Constructs: Gain Rocky skin which gives a +3 to AC. 
   5.Dragon: Gain scaly wings that give a flight speed of your movement.
   6.Elemental: Gain elemental resistance depending on elemental type. 
   7.Fey: Your attack now can root your enemy, if they fail strength save, so they are rooted (DC = 8 + Strength modifier + Proficiency Bonus) 
   8.Fiend: Your deal an additional 1d6 fire damage to creatures you hit with a melee weapon attack.
   9.Giant: Gain a +3 to Strength and +3 Constitution. (Your maximum scores for Constitution and Strength is now greater by 3.)
   10.Humanoid: With a succesful Bite on a creature, you gain HP equal to the Damage dealt + your Constitution modifier. 
   11.Monstrosity: Gain a second set of arms and the extra attack feature. 
   12.Ooze: Gain a Blindsight 20ft.
   13.Plant: Skin becomes bark like, giving a +2 to AC and a +2 Constitution. (Your maximum score for Constitution is now greater by 2.)
   14.Undead: Gain a resistance to Necrotic damage. 

You gain these effect after long rest

Through Gritting Teeth

Starting at 3rd level you gain the ability to use bite attack 1d4 at 3rd, 1d6 at 6th, 1d8 at 10th, and 1d10 at 14th.

The Hunter

Starting at 6th level you gain the ability to innately predict your quarry's moves as long as you have consumed it before. Any specific creature you have consumed now gets a minus your Proficiency Bonus penalty when attacking you due to your knowledge of how it acts. (i.e. if you have eaten a kobold they now get minus your Proficiency Bonus to attack rolls against you)


Starting at 10th level, after you have consumed 5 or more types of creatures you now double all abilities gained from consuming a creature and can double already consumed types of creatures by consuming them again. Also, all resistances will become immunities.


Starting at 14th level, when you consume 8 or more creatures, you gain +1 Strength and +1 Constitution and you are permanently one size larger.

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