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No. There are many ways of dealing with a character that gains lycanthrope, but if you want to allow a low-level character to continue playing a lycanthrope in a party, don't expect encounters to be balanced. The character itself has immunity to nearly all damage that will be done by NPCs at that level. If you make the encounters significantly harder, all ...


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CR calculations aside, this is a question that has a soft answer. What would be more fun? If your players are jazzed about being wererats then let them lay waste for a bit, enjoying that newfound immunity. Then you can start to adjust enemies (they start carrying silvered weapons, etc) as word gets out. You can also play up the negative aspects of ...


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This is tricky. I'm actually kind of fond of the Monster Manual's suggestion of the PC becoming a DM controlled character if they embrace the curse (at least until it is lifted). Since that's not your original question, let's actually dig around and see if we can't get an answer. My initial assement is that we need to re-examine the rules presented in the ...


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I'm sorry to (yet again) give another opinion-based answer, as someone already covered the theater of the mind search (an excellent option by the way!). I did have an interesting question come to mind, which I think will lead to the solution. Are you having fun with your game as the DM? So, the reason I ask this is I've noticed as a DM that if I'm not ...


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Lycanthropy (if you let them control themselves) is a HUGE power boost for any character. In previous editions there was something called Level Adjustment (LA), which for a lycanthrope meant that they were effectively 2 levels higher than their total class levels. The gist of this is that your level 4 were-rat would level up to 5 when he got enough exp for a ...


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So, i'm going to ramble a bit first, but trust me I get to the point. In 5th edition, Magic items and Weapons are all generally named. I can't recall the page exactly, but it even goes so far as to point this out. We also see a lot of named magic items in the Adventurer's League (in fact, all available magic weapons and armors available are just that - ...


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What is Challenge Rating? To begin, "perfectly balanced" is not how challenge ratings are intended to work. Challenge rating is described in the SRD as: A monster’s challenge rating tells you how great a threat the monster is. An appropriately equipped and well-rested party of four adventurers should be able to defeat a ...



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