Shadyvale

2016-02-27
Hannah is fiiiiine.

The rubbing is really weird, Chant does not want it in town. Seems dangerous.

Our characters think something escaped from the Paradise.

Chant thinks about talking about the t-virus that escaped. Some presence appears. Seems to be a version of the goddess. Body build of halfling but with human characteristics.

The goddes gives us a vision of mutated brain bugs that are trying to break through the Paradise barrier. On the other side is a faded leather armor designed for scrubland camo. Cloak that is for jungle. Super stealthy in its designed environment, likely a ranger class.
Looks like hes getting over a sickness.

The bugs are smashing into the barrier where he is holding his hand. They infect him and he walks away. Massive telepathic presence jumped the barrier. Obviously infected.

Picture stutters and fades back. The goddess rewould the pattern to see the past. Major domain of time or past would be needed to pull this off.

The stuff that happened to the ranger probably will fail a sending..
But he is not dead so speak with dead would not.

Kaz is not sure what her second chaos effect on her is.

Hannah stole Sarah’s exclamation point. Sarah is more energetic and less hungry.

Hannah may have gotten the exclamation because something about energy attraction, this may be wrong. Dm was acting suspicious.

Edmund the competent. Will help Chant with town planning. Run backgrund check.

Sarah tries writing down text around hannah. Priority 3 chars of meaningless. Next word is flickering((wisdom and greatness from within, wishgiving deer, fashial wiskers, witchcraft as a skill and way of life, a wise deer or herbivore, a golden hala, making a wish really hard or gaing wisdom dearly, making an artistic wish, a squishing of wishes and deer, making wishes and hearts or wisdom from the heart.

Specialy given names from an old language do this effect.

Henrietta does dilomacy to explain things to the magical animal situation. They are deferential to her. Has to do with mannerisms. They think that she is the one in charge.
Gives a path in to royal events. Talk her after.

The town is okayish with the explanation. Track down to two groups. A two or three party team where the pixie is BIG.

Will need ritual costs numbers.

Bitten guy who died is party of 3. Mountain side guy who died was party of 2. Cannot contact the pixie.

luke evans is the pegasus guy

rods that cast sending? handcrafted thingies. That someone very powerful made.

32 casts of sending. Takes an hour to narrow down to the two groups.

Send blane to compound.

jared, 2 forresters, pegasus guy, recover spec party, outriders with whitewinds, hire a party.

david’s trip to therund. portal to moonstair and use a glide wing.
rorona seems to be back for some reason…
-tells totori to go with fuzzy tail one and one other who needs pumpkins.
-sango and kohaku
-rukia
-4 ashcrown.

sarah trip: shinji asuka, lilmiss, acolyte of bahamut.
-heads to gardmore, someone stole the book and blew hole in the wall, that does not want to be repaired.
- the people in gardmore are not healing.

something to poke for chant. the presence is “local” to shady vale. Northwest of it.
need to plug in yet.

rose has a new teleportation circle. needs magical metal. shes building a magic stargate.
another sending to talk to an ancient dragon about a thing.

Kaz notices SOMETHING

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H Notes about XP, Gods, etc. with Aaron for 2/22/16
I'm too hottt, hot damn, make a dragon wanna retire man

Notes from evening discussion on 2/22/2016 about the events at Verdandi’s Paradise on 2/13/16/. Info is currently unavailable to others.

Oh, can tell you that the RUBBING is the thing giving off the second signal, not the warforged. But hey, it led to amusing worldview checks!

Annnnd…maybe I can post this info? This won’t make a ton of sense out of context, sorry.

Skuld/ Maid: The Caster (arcana, divine powers). Hope, renewal, future.
Verdandi/Mother: The Warrior (martial powers). Steadfast present.
Urd/ Crone: Mind/Belief (psionic powers). wise one/ past.

Oh! And I learned a bunch of earth/stone based ritual nodes. Bwee!

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2016-02-13
Kaz steals a puppy

Mummy rot issues. Some people contract mummy rot.
Some people also have DMR curse thingy.

Mummy rot: mitch, shinji, chant
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Hannah takes rubbing of the mummy image projection pillar.
The pillar is making weird noise. Does have a direction but too close to the antenna where the direction is.
We are in a directed beam destination that is then spreading the signal out.
There is also a second staticy source of power that is weak and is around the party.
Hannah is the second repeater.
Chant is making static with a deadzone.
The power type is Faith.

Hannah tries tracing the beam. Goes far, somewhere of the underdark. Goes through an art, stained glass window.
Hannah has a spirit effect.
Then falling through the world. Then things light up, bright lights warmth. In a mountain range with mountain beneath her feet.
All encomparing sun above. Gazeing into the distance something is wrong.
There is no horizon its curving the wrong way.
Giant spindly limb tries to smash hannah.
8 is an important number with one
or 3 1 3

Hannah falls over unconcious. Armor stands out, hisses of steam.
Something else was tapped to here.

The stalagmite is really clean. And self clearning. This is a dedication to something and have to be very clear about meaning which prevents smudging.
Carved after cavern but not much later. Dedication to Lloth the great saviour.

Gorun nova is upset about not eating a priest of lloth.

chant: TV0, DMR
hannah: gvirus
sarah: TV0
Kaz: TV0

kaz steals a puppy.

david soul searching does not succeed here cause too much stuff.

At 37 minutes, portal goes out.

XP 450 for identifying lloth.
XP 1400 for saving the paradice
xp 200 for stopping mega hive mind
xp 675 stop the spread of tvirus

remind aaron tvirus gets XP

chant fort goes up by 1

DMR is a cursed disease. The disease itself is not horrible quickly curse makes it harder to get rid of and makes it cause more suffering.

one remove affliction for shinji

chant DMR 3 needs sarcophagi.

mitch does 4 castsing of make stone for sarcophagus.

chant: DMR
hannah: gvirus- fun things happen.

sending and portal to town.
Barely make the skill to get rid of DMR on Chant.

Now we have a lot of explanations to do…

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H Notes 2/13/16

Warforged: gem: 40%, level: 60%

DMR: Extra nasty mummy rot.

Take a rubbing: Verinal and Warforged start hearing a low buzz/whale sound. We mention it to Kaz, and then she can pick it up. It does not seem to be altered by distance. It is ‘directional’ in some way, but we’re standing so close to the antenna to quite understand the direction. We recognize that we’re standing in a directional beam that then is ending up in a repeater/omnidirectional thing.

Kaz picks up a second layer of omnidirectional broadcast/ omnidirectional thing. Warforged is receiving and then omnidirectional

Power type: faith. True Believer’s effect.
Believes in a god, a domain or themselves so hard that they can cast directly from it.

Stare at the beam:
Blurring of sense as piggyback on the beam. Up towards the sword coast, and towards waterdeep. water deep is one way and waaaaaaay down deep and slowly curving more as it goes downward (string on partial tension). Curves starts slowing out (most curved in the middle). Feeling dark warmth, with flickers of open spaces, like traveling quickly through the underdark. At one point feel like going through a stained glass window with wire reinforcement at 190 miles per hour.

ART

Feel like falling through the worlds. Then everything lightens up. Mountain range with clouds beneath feet, and then jarring sense and clouds are suddenly above feet. And there is an all encompassing light. Looking into it, something is wrong looking off into the horizon. As feel self pulled down back into marble stone. Standing on a plateau that’s carved and ‘marble’ stone, like basalt or something dense that has been polished. (I get buried into it because not paying attention to where it’s going)

There’s no horizon, the world’s horizon is on the wrong side. Stone armored limb, long spindly segmented arm plunges into the ground beside.

the hottest point was at the center of the curve.

Artistically set up divine, possibly lattice? spell weaving itself back together…anddd then break it again. 8 is an important number, 8 or 1,
3 and 1 and 3 is one above and below
4 and 1 and 4 (8 around 1 is possible)

Make it back to body, gasping.

1 surge to activate doing this.
2 surges spend going through the ‘glass window’ the first time
1 surge is permanently left on the other side.
1 surge spend breaking through the ‘glass window’ coming back

Spiritual issues (ask Aaron later). Talk about why I can remember that I forgot as well.

Universe see goes up by 2.

Takes about 10 minutes each way. In the physical realm, warforged’s armor pieces unfold and expand. From faceplate comes out a golden nimbus that flies away.
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Dedicated to Lolth, a savior who led us to the promised land. Keeps clean because someone believed so hard that the message comes through. Lets us glean meaning despite not being able to read it.


Goranova not happy because it didn’t get to eat ‘the Priest’.

Verinal brings up the rear and notices something about the party, but doesn’t understand what it means. He thinks he shouldn’t mention it to the party, so he doesn’t.

  • Chant tells the goddess about our adventures. She gives Chant a look like “you have exceeded my very low expectations”. We’ve done well, it seems. She offers us a chance to get some heals on our ridiculous amount of diseases.
    she writes down Lolth’s name in a small black book with red ink. Lolth in trooooooouble.

Rei portal goes down at 37 minutes.


Identified Lolth involved with this: 450 xp (270 toward level, 180 xp towards gem)
Completed steps 1,2,3 of 4 to save Verdandi’s Paradise: 1400 xp (840 xp towards level, 560 xp towards gem)
Stopping creation of a megamind: 200 xp (120 xp towards level, 80 xp towards gem)

Level xp total: 1230 xp
Gem xp total: 820 xp
(go from 54250 to 55480 xp. Subject to change upon discussion with DM)

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2016-01-31
Bad decisions were made.
  • Manage to kill the T-Virus dragon. Radiant damage on one of the eggs.
  • At one point Hannah purified Moe with fire-based purification insta-ritual. This triggered her aura once again.
  • Hannah’s radiant damage seems to purify one of the eggs and also is able to purify the part of Rei that Hannah separated when Rei hit a bad level of infection.
  • Radiant-hit egg is a blue pale white, mostly from Shiva-powered radiant power
  • Jin, the clone of Rei, lavender-tinted chrome/mercury look. Possibly related to amethyst.

(H Note: Difference of how Egg and Jin were ‘purified’. Egg was hit by radiant attacks by Hannah and Moe. Jin was primarily stabilized through Hannah performing insta-ritual magic.)

David dragon check:

  • Seems like some cloning errors. He also remembers something important about ancient mithral dragons that this dragon reminds him of.
  • Dragon is psyonically active possibly has psion classes. She has growths that are embedded components…which are self enchantable. Jin is likely closest to the idea of a self forged.
  • Egg is small for an egg. but organic. very metallic. Egg is potentially psionically active. Has similar growths. The egg is very impressionablee. Whatever it is is very smart. Has all the memory of its forebearers. Moe and Crystal dragon, tvirus, and hannah.

Looking at the pattern, new thread rapidly manifested. Even really important ones.
Very fast creation!
This one is its own self.
There is an unusual weight to both threads, not quite taveren but have impact outside of nessecity to the pattern.
They will influence a lot of probability and their actions will have high consequence.
They not plot important but can affect things.
They are not beholden to prophecy.

We need to descide waht to do with egg and talk to dragon.

Something is really wrong with rei magically.
Henrietta, hireable(dwarf figther), asuka, squall, squeek, member of church of bahamut.

send ayesha, lilmiss, egg, jin, and rei.

cast reverse and portal. rei goes through and portal has a windows blue screen error.
susan casts SENDINg seems to reach rei, and now speaking in tongues.
also there is still an anomaly in the area.
Rose will look at it.

when hannah took stuff out of rei, she did not replace it, so something else came in.

henrietta, squall, bahamut

5 casts of succor for surge.

There is muttering in some language that is really really old.
A drow favorite spell, used by assasins, variant of melfs acid error cast on actual items.
this is a drow lich with a four headed lich, but a very powerful one with a four headed whip.
Have never heard of an arcane priestess of loth.

The lich was a projection. Using an anchor to project itself. It got angry that we disrupted this things.
Make a copy of the writing on the weird stalagtite.

  • Egg is small for an egg. but organic. very metallic. Egg is potentially psionically active. Has similar growths. The egg is very impressionablee. Whatever it is is very smart.

Has all the memory of its forebearers. Moe and Crystal dragon, tvirus, and hannah.
Jin is likely closest to the idea of a self forged.

Looking at the pattern, new thread rapidly manifested. Even really important ones.
Very fast creation!
This one is its own self.
There is an unusual weight to both threads, not quite taveren but have impact outside of nessecity to the pattern.
They will influence a lot of probability and their actions will have high consequence.
They not plot important but can affect things.
They are not beholden to prophecy.

We need to descide waht to do with egg and talk to dragon.

Simething is really wrong with rei magically.e
Henrietta, hireable(dwarf figther), asuka, squall, anddragon is psyonically active possibly has psion classes. She has growths that are embedded components…which are self enchantable. egg is potentially psionically active. Has similar growths. The egg is very impressionablee. Whatever it is is very smart.
portal has a windows blue screen error.
susan casts SENDINg seems to reach rei, and now speaking in tongues.
also there is still an anomaly in the area.
Rose will look at it.

when hannah took stuff out of rei, she did not replace it, so something else came in.

henrietta, squall, bahamut

5 casts of succor for surge.

There is muttering in some language that is really really old.
A drow favorite spell, used by assasins, variant of melfs acid error cast on actual items.
this is a drow lich with a four headed lich, but a very powerful one with a four headed whip.
Have never heard of an arcane priestess of loth.

The lich was a projection. Using an anchor to project itself. It got angry that we disrupted this things.
Make a copy of the writing on the weird stalagtite.

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1-30-16
Lost in Time and Space

Dragon and Egg staring:

The purple/mercury/mithral-y looking dragon:

uhm…warforged/self-forged in nature. Sort of a cyborg in d&d.

Chant looking at the threads:

Very sudden threads woven in. They are not Teveryn, but they will affect nodes (Butterfly Effect type of thing with them). Not beholden to prophecy.

Gnome has green and orange eyes after trying to check out why Rei is being…chaos sorcerer-like.

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We continue to make poor life choices.

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Fuck this lich.
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Double 19s. Double 3s. Double 6s. Double 4s. Verinal rocks.

There’s been 4 crits in this round alone.
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1-16-16 Hannah's Notes
Too many dragons?

The group picked up where they had left off in December- the middle of fighting with the T-Virus dragon. We’d left with a mix of infection levels. Rei had started to turn from phase 1 to phase 2, so the warforged used two surges to trigger her ‘save if dead’ power, but modified to instead separate Rei from the infection. The result was a Rei-shaped t-virus dragon/clone who had Rei’s bloodied value in hp.

The group continued fighting the T-virus dragon as it shifted forms. It was able to spray out large shards that covered the ground, painful to anyone stuck in the ground. I think it stayed after the fight? Might be worth looking at it.

There were also pods, most of which got exploded, I think? One got hit early on with fire-radiant damage +ongoing from the warforged, and later from ice explosions, and that seemed to cause it to change? It became more egg-like/ mini nuke-like in shape and size, and a pale blue color. In general, it seemed like these pods were set to develop over time before ‘hatching’. One was there long enough, it hatched into an eight-legged horse-dragon…thing that went and attacked Verinal.

Meanwhile, Chant was trying to convince Lil Miss to calm down. Lil Miss was freaking out because her power armor had broken and now T-Virus could attack (I think rolling 1s were involved…).

At some point, Moe’s infection levels were getting too high, so the Warforged used ‘fire, fire, purify’ (or something similar. There was a misunderstanding of what was said) to try and get rid of the infection. Moe began to glow and be a scrubby bubble with her aura, in addition to losing her infection levels.

Eventually the dragon was beat, hurrah! And uhm, very exploded. The warforged carried on her tradition of doing massive damage as primarily overkill. Yayyyy 425 icy colossal executioner axe damage. Thanks Shiva.

When ‘Evil Rei’ was low on health, she seemed to be breathing hard and sort of…out of it? There was…stabilization by the warforged/Moe? Maybe. ‘Evil Rei’ had taken radiant damage that had seemed to ‘smoothed’ part of ‘Evil Rei’ out, while the other half was mutating from the fire side of the damage. Warforged decided to try purifying her more rather than doing an ‘attack’, and after a couple attempts, all of the dragon seemed to ‘stabilize’ into a violet-tinted, mercury looking material. And then dragon went snooooooze. Unclear exactly what’s going on. But uh. We might have another dragon. Dragon named “Jin” for the concept of metal for the minute.

(Find out more about dragon next time- also see how it feels about name? Also, need to investigate the ‘dragon’ egg from the pod)

Warforged also might have had some words with one of the voices in her head on the matter. To Oriana, this transformation looked like Bahamut was at work and involved/approved of what was going on.

What else am I forgetting? Did we learn anything else?

Next time, questions/continuation of asking what we learn from our religion/nature checks about our new dragon and egg, and then hopefully a huge extended rest zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

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2015-12-05
Puppy has a very bad day and Chant makes a guy confess his sins.

chant 61812
shinju for some reason has level 4 spells.

find a room with stuff that is on display.
also there is a bunch of chopped up wood in the room.
the side wall on the right is removable, possibly doors
tiny gnome notices that the hidden doors are a bit weird with bulges.
its a door for a dragon.
in the big mess of plants someone dug in and taken several small nodes of material(seed pods likely)
there is one seed missing – that is likely the one that grew.

toss the bits of the pod outside. they start oozing so we burn them.
comrades succor

we go looking for the dragon do not find it but 3 pillar things drop from the sky, they have minions that are growing on them,
on attack the minions separate from the statue and attack with magic missle
the dragon has been growing these as clones of himself
they are defensive in nature

go back into the temple to the main sanctuary. We open the door which seems to have lost power
the abbot is there he is telling the goddes that everythig is ok
he is lying. there are growthcoming off the abbod into the ground that have weird nodules.
there are tendrils of corruption is all over the central chamber
the abbot is throwing up static that is bloking the temple from the goddess view
he is also draining the temples power into the egg nodules
hannah also gets a run in with the hive mind.

Continue the fight with the abbot he turns into a big brute thing
So Chant tells the Abbot to confess his sins, he does and goes negative colors.
Then chant talks to the goddess. Gives a power point presentation.
she is mostly happy. We have to work of the thing with the pool.

Dragon, the pillars, monkeys are sort of visible, lots of swarms,
sepearate pool of water that that has steam vents, purpose of the room is skimming power off the material plane.
it is super sneaky
steam rising up is going to the top of the ent chambed and condensing there
big patches of swarm are big targets bigger than monkeys.
also check the pool room there is something important

talk to zak about fixing lil miss armor. Also spetral armor but more on that later.
another comrade succor

the dogs collar has a crystal that is primal enchanted. It is some sort of spirit thingy, an imprint of a creature or a soul?
It lets the thing pretend to be something else.

hannah gets collared and has a scent map of finding locations.
She now looks like a buff gnome with tatoos.

Call zak for doing make whole ritual.
3250xp for this session
Chant gets 400xp for one part of ent quest

Bahamut sends a message to Sarah about future doom. Someting about the deck of many things. Personal quest.

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12-5-15 Hannah Notes

XP:

3250
Successfully and safely 1400
removed one of the trinity bosses 1400
Figuring out why the goddess wasn’t doing anything 450
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Mental impressions from Bahamut to half-ork in a fancy dress.
“you did well young wizard, but I’m handing off this to my champion”

DECK OF MANY THINGS? WHATTTT.

She gets an image of an ominous figure holding an equally ominous book.

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11-21-2015 Hannah's Notes

Find the room we were searching for. We are a pillar of caution. Looking in, part of the room has lots of burnt old armor pieces, big tablets, etc. On the other side of the room is a bunch of gnarled wood. Turns out someone took out a single seed pod, the other pods seem gnarly. Everything is grey-brown. On the burnt things side, the wall seems like it can be removed/ openable?

dragon door!

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