[25] Stranger still in appearance were true slaadi that had almost no resemblance to their kin at all, Ygorl and Ssendam being excellent representatives of how variable they could appear. They were the creatures responsible for directing the efforts of the slaad race and inscribing the symbols of rank into the heads of other slaads. 1e Slaadi (used both as singular and plural, but slaad, pronounced: /slæd/ slæd[8] or: /slɑːd/ slad[8] singular and slaads plural was also used),[2] were frog-like natives of Limbo[1] and well-known representatives of the Ever-Changing Chaos. Homeland(s) Tunneler. [14][25], Slaads could be skinned to produce a poison that could be smeared on weapons, something only a few githzerai were willing to hunt them for but a divide between the races. Sculptor of Flesh – Polymorph is a great spell, but doesn’t scale with levels. Politics are fickle, they change with the times. Darkvision[1] Hit: 18 (3d8 + 5) bludgeoning damage. Pact of the Blade gives you automatic proficiency with the weapon you conjure. Otherworldly Leap – Jump is a bad self buff. Elf: Elves get a DEX bonus which can somewhat help the AC of a Warlock. One on one. Their chaotic ways meant that they couldn't seriously devote real armies and even when they gathered on a large scale they were somewhat ineffective. Subtype(s) The logical end point of this was that in order to obtain true freedom, slaads had to become truly unique individuals by completely escaping the ranks of their kind. Can the fine minds of this sub create a char sheet for Solid Snake? Type Beguiling Influence – You already have the option to choose Deception from your class proficiency. It gets shapeshifting, flight, invisibility, and the poison attack can come in handy. In combat, or other situations requiring quick action, you can’t whip out a book and read for 10 minutes. If you will be fighting tanar’ri, here is Xanxost’s best advice: Run away instead, or bring along slaadi to help. The theory was thought by most scholars to be absurd, but it was hard to say what was truly impossible for the avatars of chaos. Repelling Blast – Great effect that you could use to get out of melee range and not have to disengage. A Slaad Spawn Figure from the "Legendary evils" d&D minature set. Definitely take Rogue as Snake is all about sneak attacks, I'd actually suggest Thief instead for Fast Hands, multiple actions at the beginning of combat, and UMD. Because slaads believed that they owned anything they could take, they revered those able to take the most and thus held individual strength as one of, if not the, greatest virtue. Bewitching Whispers – With Compulsion you can make creatures safely walk in a general direction. I play an Archfey pact of the tome, and I love Phantasmal force. These guides are meant to be more of an “at a glance, how are Warlock’s supposed to work?”, which is why we focus on CHA based casting and spells/invocations that can support the Warlock’s lack of spell slots. [14], The targets of their pillaging were often the humanoid races that had made their way to Limbo and established settlements, many of which banded together specifically to fend off slaad attacks, whether they were clannish isolationists, mixed societies or hodgepodges of dwarf, elf, orc, goblin, halfling and human. Perhaps the slaadi all descended from different universes and could still faintly see the others realities or all realities collapsed into a single timeline at some point leaving the slaadi the only ones capable of seeing and remembering the possible multiverses. For a quick overview on the Warlock Class, see our breakdown of the DnD 5e Classes. Check with your DM before selecting any of the races not listed below. Bite. An attack which specifically targets deep within the dodongo snake's mouth bypasses its damage immunity, but the snake still takes nonmagical bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing damage as though it resisted it, and full magical bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing damage. WIS: Can help with WIS saves and Perception. Half-Elf: The +2 CHA, ASI, and skill versatility make this is one of the better races for the Warlock class. I'd give a big bonus to any character of stout nature, solid constitution or having a good role-playing reason that covers resistance to alcohol. Missing out on proficiency to DEX saves hurts though. Help support GITP's forums (and ongoing server maintenance) via Patreon, Building Naked Snake/Big Boss in D&D 5E - A miniguide, End-of-Book Hiatus (and Holiday Ornament), Reduced Pre-Order Shipping Rates to Canada and Europe, If this is your first visit, be sure to [17], Normally slaads fought until they were killed or bored but it was said that sometimes they were outmatched by fiendish ferocity and so retreated into Limbo. They were known to prefer reproducing using stronger beings since they would likely spawn stronger offspring that would be better able to distinguish themselves.