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Members of this group define themselves by their alignment and their outlook on the world first, their other abilities second. Their strengths reflect their alignment choices, and roleplaying one means putting attitude first. A bad guy designation doesn't mean that every such character is a anti-hero in your campaign.

Homebrew Prestige Classes with Descriptions
Name Rating1 (out of 20) Type2 Description3 Len-
Min. Level5
Abomination NR Combat Focused, Bad Guy Abominations have been present throughout history, some making themselves well known such as the Frankenstein monster, whilst many have tried to emulate their hideous appearance, it takes a truly twisted and deformed mind to create such a being. Though it takes much more vision to become one as opposed to giving life to one... 10 5
Acolyte of Barnabus NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting An Acolyte of Barnabus is a worshipper of the greater deity of fear, Barnabus, and practices the highest art of fear. 10
Acolyte of Necrosis 17 Darker than other warlocks, Acolytes of Necrosis channel negative energy. 5 6
Adept NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Anima Apostle NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Arcane devotee NR Spellcasting with a few cleric tricks Arcane devotee is a prestige class on Faerûn comprised of arcane spellcasters dedicated to the deity they worship. 7 5
Arthroparch NR Strong Spellcasting A master of vermin, with the unique ability to bend them to his will. 10 7
Assassin, Creed Variant NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description! 10
Baatorian Arcanovore NR Bad Guy, Combat-Focused Special agents of a cryptic and infernal order from the 9 Hells that specialize in the elimination of arcane spellcasters and outsiders. Intended for campaigns that allow Outsider PCs, or as an NPC Outsider class. 10 7
Baron of the Grave 20 Bad Guy, Moderate Spellcasting, Divine Spellcasting The divine hand of the undead, the royalty and master of the undead, and the blurring of line between life and death. 10 5
Barrister of the Nine 18 Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting A contract broker of the Nine Hells; often times, the contract's collateral is one's soul. 10 9
Black Knight NR Combat Focused, Tank A master tactician, leading his armies of darkness from the front. 10 10
Blackguard, Variant 15 Bad Guy, Moderate Spellcasting A variant of the SRD Blackguard 10 6
Blood Knight 20 Bad Guy, Combat-Focused Blood knights are servants of vampirekind, prestigious warriors, and powerful vampires. 10 5
Blood Mage NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting Despicable minions of the demon Acerbus, these evil spellcasters enjoy spreading pain and terror before them like the flames that wreath their dark masters body. 10 5
Blood Soldier NR Bad Guy, Combat-Focused Blood Soldier are evil, and they seek to earn a "better" place in their infernal afterlives. They will work for anyone to achieve this end goal, making sure they do not become a nobody in the netherworld. 5 5
Bloodmeister NR Combat Focused, Bad Guy The power of blood, which exists in all living things, is an alluring force. Some would call the warriors who harness that power as a physical weapon true visionaries; others would call them madmen. Of course, there is often little difference between the two... 5
Bloodshaper NR Combat focused Bloodshapers focus their talents at shifting form into direct manipulation of blood, resulting in buffing physical abilities and generating variable means of fighting. 10 4
Bonespur 14 Bad Guy, Combat-Focused A fanatical worshipper of Nerull who learns to use his own bones as weapons. 10 7
Breathstealer 18 Bad Guy Breathstealers kill to satisfy their morbid curiosity and twisted urges. 20+ 2
Brother of the Dark Assassins NR Bad Guy, Combat Focused Cruel and harsh the Brothers of the Darkness are like their master Salavr 5 11
Brother of the Scarred Hand NR Good guy, bad guy, minor spellcasting Ascetics who learn the powers of healing and harming 10 7
Champion of Khorne NR Bad Guy, Combat Focused A maniacal beserker who allows his anger to guide his actions and who cares only for slaughter and blood 10 7
Classic Villian NR Combat-Focused, skilled, bad guy classic, is almost beyond good or bad... almost 10 7
Cleansing Servant of Obad-Hai NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Corpselight Whisperer NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting, Druidic Master of decay, and the secrets of the Will-o-Wisps 10 6
Creator 18 strong spellcasting, divine spellcasting A creator is a divine spellcaster who seeks to attain the most basic power of the gods, the ability to create life itself. 15 10
Crossroad Demon NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Cutthroat NR Combat-Focused An assassin who relies less on subtlely and precision and more on raw viciousness. 10 4
Cyst Disciple NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting A divine spellcaster who worships the undead cyst that has taken root in their living flesh. 10
Dark Knight NR Good Guy, Bad Guy, Combat-Focused The Dark Knight was an attempt to duplicate the powers of the Holy and Fell Knights by the Kaladonian Empire. While it failed insofar as that objective, the lost art of the Dark Knight is still something to behold. 10 7
Dark Soul NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting. A spellcaster bound to a powerful evil spirit. Great power and magic is the gain. Free will and emotions are the price. 5 5
Dark Tempest Blade NR Bad Guy, Combat Focused, Strong Spellcasting The Dark Tempest Blade combines arcane spellcasting with martial disciplines like the Jade Phoenix Mage from the Tome of Battle ToB. But it uses electricity spells rather than fire spells, and is a little bit tougher. 10 7
Darkfire Guild Thief NR Bad Guy, Combat-Focused, Skilled Cult members dedicated to the demon Acerbus, these foul thieves constantly seek to capture more sacrifices for their everburning lord. Arsonists, murderers, burglars, and worse fill the ranks of the Darkfire Thieves Guild. 10 4
Darkfire Guild Wizard NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting Despicable minions of the demon Acerbus, these evil spellcasters enjoy spreading pain and terror before them like the flames that wreath their dark masters body. 10 5
Dastardly Swordsman NR Bad Guy, Combat Focused, Skilled, Arcane Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting If your wit is sharper than your sword, why not use it against some goody two-shoes? 10 5
Death Disciple NR Evil/Neutral Necromancer. Caster Focus. A dark being who demands and requires the absolute dominion of undead, becoming like one them selves and gaining a familiar before long that is too undead. 10 10
Death Knight NR Combat-Focused, Bad Guy Combining undeath with the dark blessings of fiends, the Death Knight wields powers of both flame and death, able to raise undead servants and armies on his own through his spell-like abilities. 5 6
Death Priest NR Necromancer Death Priest 10 9
Demon Berserker NR Bad Guy, Combat Focused Barbarian meets demon. 10 9
Demon Samurai NR Bad Guy, Combat-Focused A warrior who's sworn to the service of a fiend, and granted power for it. 5 5
Demonbinder 19.5 Bad Guy, Moderate Spellcasting Demonbinder are either the the master or the bane of all fiends, they are able to perform incredible task against or with them.... 10 8
Demonic Transformer NR Bad Guy, Combat Focused, Spontaneous Spellcasting <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description! 10
Disciple of the Seven Deadly Sins NR Moderate Spellcasting, Bad Guys Those who master the dark arts of their own darkness. 5 Variable
Disciple of the Undying Cold NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting A necromancer who embraces the power of bitter cold, eventually becoming undead himself. 10 7
Diva NR Bad Guy, Skilled 10 Levels version of Dirgesinger prestige class from Libris Mortis: The Book of the Dead 10 6
Divine Soldier NR Good Guy, Bad Guy, Minor Spellcasting, Melee Pietous warrior with limited spellcasting 10 5
Divine Swordsman NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Dracolichbound NR Bad Guy, Transformational, Strong Spellcasting For a caster-focused template, based on Lichbound, but now for dragons! 5 10
Dragonfire Champion NR Combat Focused, Good Guy A powerful force of draconic good, infusing breath weapons with smiting power. 12 5
Dread Hunter NR Good Guy, Combat-Focused, Bad Guy The ultimate ranger, the most studied hunter: A Ranger prestige class that grants dreadful and baneful powers that make slaying Favored Enemies simpler than swinging a mace. 3 11
Dreadknight 14.375 Bad Guy, Combat Focused The dreadknights are the champions of the lawful evil. 10 10
Drow Widowmaker NR !Ranged, Stealthy, Sniper !The Unparalleled Master of the Bow !10 !5
Eldrich Hag/Haggard NR Divine Casting, Arcane casting, transformational <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description! 10 2
Eldritch Priest 16 Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting, Divine Spellcasting The eldritch priest is a master of invocations and divinity. 5 9
Epic Master Specialist NR Many wizards choose to specialize in a specific school, focusing on a particular branch of magic. The master specialist studies the very notion of specialization. Though she, too, focuses on one school above all others, she so thoroughly devotes her attention to mastering her chosen discipline that she gains insight beyond the reach of any mere specialist. If a specialist is a student of a school of magic, the master specialist is that school's teacher. 10 10
Fell Knight NR Bad Guy, Combat-focused A fallen knight who has turned his back on the light of the gods. He leeches the souls of enemies with his Fell Sword. 10 8
Feral Assassin NR Bad Guy, Combat-Focused Assassins with an affinity for animals. 6 1
Fist of the Dragon NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Flame Crusader NR Chaotic, Fire Use, Sphere-focused When one has been exposed to sufficiently powerful flame for long enough, that flame takes a form within him. He becomes a living advocate for the powers of fire, a curse and blessing that follows him wherever he goes. 10 6
Flame Crusader, Tirr NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Fleshcrafter NR Combat-Focused, Bad Guy A crafter, weaver and stitcher of mort flesh 10 8
Frost Knight NR Strong Spellcasting, Combat Focused A gish class with a focus on ice 10 4
Godslayer NR Skilled, Bad Guy A Godslayer is a horrific being, bent on slaughtering the divines. 10 20
Harrier NR ,,, Harriers are agile specialists who exploit flanking, attacks of opportunity and tripping, taking down their victims with surprise attacks and wolf pack tactics. 6 4
Heartless Mage NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting The Heartless Mage pursues a stoic form of immortality 5 9
Heartseeker NR Arcane caster, Combat focused Anti-Dragon Arcane Archers 10
Hellmaster NR Bad Guy, Combat Focused, Strong Spellcasting Hellmasters are those damned souls who dared to deal with the devil. 5 11
Herald of the Fourth Horseman NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcaster The Herald that portends the coming of the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse. He uses pestilence and disease to create undead minions and officially begin Death's reign of power. 10 6
Hero of Courage NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Hidden Adept 11 Melee Support, skillmonkey A fusion of Rogue and martial adept (See Tome of Battle: Book of Nine Swords) 10 8
Hooded Pupil NR Bad Guy, Combat-Focused This is a Monster Class which allows a PC to acquire the Hooded Pupil template (Libris Mortis) over 4 levels instead of requiring a +4 Level Adjustment. 4
Hybrid Elite, Turbo NR Utilizes falling damage, Combat-Focused A warrior infused with green magic. A paragon of unnatural strength and warfare. 10 8
Illusionary Weapons Master 20 Moderate Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting The illusionary weapons master is a spellcaster who specializes in illusions, and can create illusions so realistic that they actually border on reality. They use this to cast superior illusion spells and create fearsome illusion weapons with which they can vanquish a large array of foes. 10 5
Infernal Lich NR Bad Buy, Combat-Focused Infernal Liches are spellcasters who through a a series of intricate lies and bargains have turned a willing Devil into their phylactery, for use in an obscure Lich Transformation ritual. 5 14
Killer NR Bad Guy, Combat-Focused There are those who fight with honor, against worthy and prepared opponents. And there are those who simply kill, as efficiently as possible, by stealth and treachery. 10 4
Kishin NR Combat-Focused A Kishin is the result of a Demon Weapon eating Good souls instead of Evil. 5
Legendary Shinobi NR Special What happens when shinobi make themselves known to the world as a hero. 5 15th [Naruto Shinobi]
Lich NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting This is a monster class which allows a character to aquire the Lich template over 4 levels, instead of requiring the level adjustment of +4. 4 11
Lich Lord NR Combat-Focused An Ironbound learns how to specialize in shields and armor. 10 5
Lichbound NR Bad Guy, Transformational, Strong Spellcasting For a caster-focused template, Lichdom is caster suicide, only barely passable for, ironically, melee characters. Now gain lichdom without 4 lost levels. 5 10
Lord of the Damned 18 Divine Necromancer, Strong Spellcasting Student of the forces that create undead 10 6
Lord of The Dark Magic NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting A black magic user who delves into evil so thoroughly, they become one with it. 10 5
Lord of the Dead NR Strong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting, Divine Spellcasting, Bad Guy Lord of the Deads gains in both Arcane and Divine spell casting power, while also learning to control the power of necromancy 10 8
Lurker in the Swarm NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting Undead Beekeeper (no, really) 10 6
Master Necromancer NR Strong Spellcasting, Bad Guys Dark spellcaster who studies the black art of necromancy and undeath. 10 8
Minddrinker NR Psion A minddriker is a psion who becomes so familiar with the minds of others that they can obtain their memories, siphon their vitality, and even absorb their foe's intelligence. 5 5
Monitor NR Bad Guy, Combat-Focused The Monitors are nihilistic Monks with their roots in the Kuo-Toa culture 9 6
Mummy Lord 12 Divine Spellcasting, Bad Guy The Mummy Lords are the top of the Mummies. 5 10
Necrobotanist NR Caster/support This is a Necromancer that focuses on using plants to make the undead that he/she has summoned better 10 13
Necromancer of Undead Army NR Necromancer Necromancer of Undead Army is a prestige focused on buffing undead you control. 10 8
Ninja, 4th Variant (3.5e Class) NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Pact Warlock NR Good Guy, Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting A warlock who has made a deal with an other worldly patron in search of even greater power. 17 3
Paraclete NR Strong Spellcasting A wizard with a cause 5 5
Pariah NR Bad Guy, Combat-Focused Pariahs are demonkind who have chosen the path of evil and it has damned their souls for all eternity. Pariahs are normally the grunt soldiers of hell; their abilities center around harming others as efficiently as possible. 10 7
Possessed NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting A spellcaster who shares a body with a powerful fiend, forming a symbiotic relationship. 10 7
Psychic Predator NR ,,, Psychic Predators are manifesters who have, by blood inheritance, begun a steady alteration into a ferocious psionic beast, blurring the lines of mental might and feral combat. Powerful in the physical and psychic sense, Psychic Predators favor claw and fang above all else, but are equally capable of concealing their primal manifesting by appearing outwardly normal for their race. Exceptionally durable and resilient, these individuals have no particular chink in their armor for their prey (and those who hunt hunters) to exploit easily. 6 6
Psychostazi Enforcer NR Moderate Spellcasting A Enforcer of the laws of the underdark. 10 5
Pumpkin King 16 Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting Leader of magical pumpkins 8\10 5
Puppet Master NR Illusionist/Arcane Spellcaster A spellcaster focused in using puppets 10 5
Raging Hulk 18.5 Combat Focused The Raging Hulk is a barbarian thats anger has reached a point where he actually increases in size when he rages. 10 10
Reaper of Nerull NR Combat Focused The Reapers of Nerull are powerful order of soldiers who wield the power of death itself. 6 14
Savage Priest NR Good Guy, Bad Guy, Combat Focused, Strong Spontaneous Divine Spellcasting The Savage Priest is a wielder of Divine beast-magics, empowering themselves and their spells to more closely resemble their animal allies. A rarity beyond comprehension, those who are Savage Priests are born to achieve such a destiny tied to the animal soul, and deviate from their clerical or other holy calling to answer their beast ties. 5 5
Secret Guardian of the Sacred Flame NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Sepulchral Patrician (3.5e Epic Prestige Class) NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcaster Epic-level spellcasting undead class that focuses on the necromantic creation and empowerment of personal guards. 10 20
Shadowdancer NR Bad Guy, Skilled Shadowdancers are creepy guys and gals who hang out in the shadows. Occasionally, they jump out of those shadows and stab people in the face. Why? You'd have to ask the specific Shadowdancer. 15 Rogue 5th
Skindancer NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting A unique type of assassin who wears the skins of his victims 10 7
Smiting Avenger NR Good Guy, Combat Focused A powerful, martial champion of the gods, smiting enemies down 10 6
Snake Servant NR Bad Guy, Transformational Medusa tranformational class. 5 5
Sorrow Blade 11 Antagonist, Combat-Focused, Optional spell casting, Heavy RP element The result of losing someone special can leave a wound, the Sorrow Blade's wounds of loss are so deep they change his very being draining out any joy in his heart In so becoming a personification of Pain Torment and Hate. 10 5
Soul Collector NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting Not to be confused with a grim reaper working for the sake of the natural cycle, soul collectors actually gather souls for their own use, drawing power from them. 10 17
Soul Eater NR Bad Guy A being that feasts on the souls of others.
Soul Merchant NR Strong Spellcasting An arbitrator and salesman in the business of souls 8 9
Soul Reaver NR Vengeful, Good/Bad Guy, Transformed. An unholy warrior whom was betrayed by those he trusted and killed as a result of jealousy or some other emotion. Now raised, they serve a new master in death, and in the process seek revenge, and are permitted to do so, as long as during and after they continue to serve. 10 10
Sphere Minion NR Transformational Humans who worship the Great Mother sometimes become more than you bargain for. Human -> Beholder. 5
Sphere Minion, Extended NR Transformational Humans who worship the Great Mother sometimes become more than you bargain for. Human -> Beholder. 5
Spirit Artist NR Strong Spellcasting Inspired to make works of art through the use of memetic images, the Spirit Artist manifests magic through his copy/pasted doodles. 10 6
Stage Illusionist NR Caster, Stealth, Illusions Performers who master distraction for fun and profit. 10 6
StormLord NR Bad Guy, Combat-Focused, Divine Spellcasting Stormlords often live as brigands, indulging their personal desires for wealth, food, luxury items, and wanton behavior as they crave random, spectacular acts of violence. 10 3rd level divine spells
Stranger with the Burning Eyes NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting Living a parasitic existence, the Stranger occupies bodies of others in a twisted form of immortality 10 9
Sworn Slayer NR Combat Focused. <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description! 5
Tainted Disciple NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting, Divine Spellcasting, Prepared Spellcasting The tainted disciple is a master of divine magic and dark invocations. 10 5
Tattooed Monk (3.5e Class) NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Team-Killing F*cktard NR Bad Guy, Combat-Focused The most hated of all warriors; the kind that kills their own teammates and are too stupid to do anything about it. 3 5th
Terminator NR Combat Focused An unstoppable warrior who specializes in killing those who would be prepared for ordinary assassins. 10 6
The Barbed Hand of Loviatar NR Combat focused A heavily scarred priestess of Loviatar (FRCS-specific) 5 7
The Ophidian NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Thelor's Summoning Entertainer NR Bad Guy, Summon-Focused Summon Undead to entertain Thelor 10 10
Thief of Souls NR Bad Guy, Skilled, Arcane Spellcasting, Strong Spellcasting A thief after the most treasured possessions of all 10 6
Thrall of Yeenoghu NR Combat focused, bad guy A gnoll dedicated to Yeenoghu, the Demon Prince of Gnolls 10 4
Tideturner NR Good Guy, Bad Guy, Combat-oriented A class of adventurers who turns the tide of war, for good or ill. 5 10
True Necromancer Hot Fix NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Tusker NR Combat-Focused, Mounted Combat Boar riding cavalry that charges over and gores their enemies. 10 6
Twisted Visage NR Bad Guy, Combat-Focused Twisted visages are creatures with magical ability that suffer from fear related mental illness. They learn to use the fear they feel as a weapon, focusing it on others to alleviate there own terror. 10 5
Undead Priest NR Necromancer Undead Priest 10 9
Uthgardt Totem Berseker 18 Meele Combat, Wild Life Uthgardt Barbarian dedicated to his tribe way of life 10 4
Vengeance Sworn NR Combat Focused, The vengeance sworn are relentless, implacable foes, hurling themselves against their draconic enemies armed only with steel weapons and bitter fury. 10
Vizard Shinigami NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Voidwalker NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting, A warlock whose eldritch studies has led them to discover the void and the power it holds. 10 6
Waker of the Beast NR Transformational, Combat Focused, Bad Guy Those who want to bring about the Tarrasque Apocalypse, taking on aspects of their end goal.
Widow Queen NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting A necromancer with vampiric powers, with a web of ensnared minions 10 6
Winterborn NR Combat-Focused, Good Guy A Winterborn is the ultimate defensive character, willing to lay down his life for his allies. 10 10
Word of Undeath NR Bad Guy, Combat Focused, Moderate Spellcasting The Word of Undeath uses word magic for evil and necromantic purposes. 3 5
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