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08-18-2011, 02:14 AM
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The nightmare lords of the forgotten depths often grant mortals power…

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Level 12: Dark Pact Invocation

Legendary hexblade paragon path feature: Some of the rulers of the unfathomed depths below the earth have dwelt there so long that their bodies have become like the rock surrounding them. Occasionally, you can imitate them in order to help keep your foes from damaging you further…

Stone of the Unfathomed Depths (Legendary Hexblade Utility 12)
Your skin becomes like rock, keeping your wounds from closing. At the same time, the spikes protruding from you prove to be agonizing for foes that venture too near.
Daily • Arcane
Minor Action
Effect: You gain a +2 bonus to all defenses until the end of the encounter or until you end this effect as a minor action. While this bonus lasts, you cannot benefit from regeneration, and you take ongoing 10 damage that cannot be reduced in any way. Enemies that hit you with a melee attack or end their turn adjacent to you take damage equal to your Charisma modifier.

Level 16: Improved Dark Pact Boon

Legendary hexblade paragon path feature: As your power grows, the disease you transmit to your foes becomes more virulent and can eventually decimate an entire army if fortune favors you.

Benefit: When you use your soul blight power, the target is now weakened (save ends). Your soul blight power also gains the following line:
Aftereffect: The target’s damage is reduced by 5 + your Charisma modifier until the end of its next turn.

Level 20: Dark Pact Transformation

Legendary hexblade paragon path feature: Your likeness to the lords below is steadily growing, and you have reached the point of being able to assume their power unto yourself, if only briefly. Some of the lesser rulers may even fear that you intend to usurp them.

Underdark Transformation (Legendary Hexblade Attack 20)
You assume the very likeness of the bones of the earth, becoming attuned to your surroundings and joining to the ground beneath your feet.
Daily • Arcane
Minor Action**** *************** Personal
Effect: Until the end of the encounter, you gain the following benefits:

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