Apothecary Archive

  • Class Expansions: Apothecary Plaguewright Archetype This PWYW-expansion for the plaguewright class clocks in at 3 pages -1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, so what does the apothecary do?   Apothecaries must utilize benign strains in each of their vials (but still may also use malignant strains!) and gain a dosage pool at first level equal to their apothecary level. Whenever the apothecary draws a culture from his vials, he may spend a dosage point to add a terminal mutation known to the syringe as though it were present in the culture. He must add benign mutations to benign strains and malignant mutations to malignant strains.   Also at 1st level, all benign strains gain the terminal […]

    Class Expansions: Apothecary Plaguewright Archetype

    Class Expansions: Apothecary Plaguewright Archetype This PWYW-expansion for the plaguewright class clocks in at 3 pages -1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, so what does the apothecary do?   Apothecaries must utilize benign strains in each of their vials (but still may also use malignant strains!) and gain a dosage pool at first level equal to their apothecary level. Whenever the apothecary draws a culture from his vials, he may spend a dosage point to add a terminal mutation known to the syringe as though it were present in the culture. He must add benign mutations to benign strains and malignant mutations to malignant strains.   Also at 1st level, all benign strains gain the terminal […]

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  • CLASSifieds: The Apothecary This installment of the CLASSifieds-series clocks in at 9 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page advertisement, leaving us with 6 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   The apothecary is a new base-class provided herein – it sports 1/2 BAB-progression, good fort- and will-saves, simple weapon and light armor proficiency and Brew Potion as a 1st level bonus feat. The class lacks HD and skill-information, though. This is a glaring oversight, for while the class obviously mutated out of an archetype, it lacks the “X replaces Y”-information that is the standard for archetypes and thus would be considered a class of its own. While I assume the alchemist’s default […]

    CLASSifieds: The Apothecary

    CLASSifieds: The Apothecary This installment of the CLASSifieds-series clocks in at 9 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page advertisement, leaving us with 6 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   The apothecary is a new base-class provided herein – it sports 1/2 BAB-progression, good fort- and will-saves, simple weapon and light armor proficiency and Brew Potion as a 1st level bonus feat. The class lacks HD and skill-information, though. This is a glaring oversight, for while the class obviously mutated out of an archetype, it lacks the “X replaces Y”-information that is the standard for archetypes and thus would be considered a class of its own. While I assume the alchemist’s default […]

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