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Lady Death as an NPC

Lady Death


Lady Death works well as a powerful villain for Dungeons and Dragons. As a huge fan of hers I am going all out and not holding back she will be a CR 30 creature. I will be using two creatures already found in the game as inspirations; a Revenant and the one and only Tiamat.

Lady Death
Medium fiend, chaotic neutral
Armor Class 27 (Unarmored Defense Charisma)
Hit Points 365 (27d8+243)
Speed 60 ft. fly 60 ft.
24 (+7) 24 (+7) 28 (+9) 20 (+5) 20 (+5) 30 (+10)
Saving Throws STR +16, WIS +14, CHA +19
Skills Deception +29, Intimidation +29, Insight +23, Perception +23
Damage Vulnerabilities psychic
Damage Resistances acid, cold, force, lightning, and thunder.
Damage Immunities fire, poison, necrotic, radiant; bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing from nonmagical weapons
Condition Immunities Charmed, Frightened, Paralyzed, Petrified, Exhaustion, Poisoned
Senses darkvision 240ft., truesight 120 ft., passive Perception 33
Languages All
Challenge 30 (155,000 XP)
Legendary Resistance 5/day. If Lady Death Fails a save she can choose to succeed instead.
Absorption.When Lady Death is subjected to radiant or necrotic damage, she takes no damage and regains a number of hit points equal to the damage dealt.
Devil Sight. Lady Death can see in magical darkness
Magic Weapons. Lady Death’s weapon attacks are magical.
Regeneration. Lady Death regains 30 hit points at the start of her turn
Devastating Critical . Lady Death’s weapon attacks score a critical on a roll of 15-20
Vengeful Tracker. Lady Death knows the distance to and direction of any creature against which she seeks revenge, even if the creature and the Lady Death are on different planes of existence. If the creature being tracked by the Lady Death dies, she knows.
Immunity Lady Death is immune ,to effects that turn or identity fiends.
Detect Life Lady Death can sense the life energy of creatures and knows who is close to death.
Limited Magic Immunity.Unless she wishes to be affected, or the spell does psychic damage, Lady Death is immune to spells of 6th level or lower. She has advantage on saving throws against all other spells and magical effects.
Multiattack. Lady Death makes four attacks with Nemesis or four Eldritch Blasts
Dispelling Strike. Lady Death makes a single attack with Nemesis on a hit the target is dispelled of all magical effects of Lady Death’s choice.
Nemesis. Melee Weapon Attack: +22 to hit, reach 5 ft. one target.Hit: 17(2d6+10) slashing damage plus 10 necrotic damage. If the target is a creature
against which Lady Death has sworn vengeance, the target takes an extra 21 (6d6) slashing damage
Eldritch Blast. Ranged Spell Attack: +19 to hit, range 300 ft. one target.Hit: 15(1d10+10) force damage. The target’s strength score is reduced by 1d4 The target dies if this reduces its Strength to 0. Otherwise, the reduction lasts until the target finishes a short or long rest.

Lady Death is an innate spell caster, Charisma is her spellcasting modifier.Save DC of 27 to hit +19
At Will: Hellish Rebuke(does necrotic damage not fire and cast at 5th level), Hex, Detect Thoughts, Modify Memory, Armor of Agathys (cast at level 5 does necrotic damage not cold)
3/day each: Divine Word, Spiritual Weapon
1/day each: Psychic Scream, Foresight

Legendary Actions

Lady Death has 5 legendary actions. Only one legendary action option can be used
at a time and only at the end of another creature’s turn. Lady Death regains spent legendary actions at the start of her turn

Sickening Radiance (Cost 2 Actions).Lady Death cast Sickening Radiance.
Destructive Wave (Cost 3 Actions).Lady Death cast Destructive Wave.
Thunder Step (Cost 3 Actions).Lady Death cast Thunder Step at 5th level.
Finger of Death (Cost 5 Actions).Lady Death cast Finger of Death.

Nemesis is a custom sword that I created for use with Lady Death. It is a Sentient Magic Item with an INT: 14 WIS: 16 CHA: 18 It works in tangent with Lady Death’s goals.
Greatsword that has the following properties:
Requires Attunment.
Vorpal Sword
Weapon of Warning
Sword of Vengeance
It has 10 charges and can cast Divine Favor and any Spell that has Smite in the name. The cost is 1 charge per level of the spell. The sword regains 1d4+1 charges at dusk.
I think I got carried away but had some fun with it.

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Posted by r0zzin February 4, 2020

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