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For questions primarily centered around ethical and moral alignments in game systems. Please note that questions about "what alignment is [person/act/society X]?" are off-topic due to subjectivity; see for more details.

No. The alignment system is largely a hold-over from early D&D that was evolved into it's own new beast, separate from it's original inspirations. Oddly, the D&D alignment system is well-known even … will also 5e if I ever play it again and use the actual alignment system), I always tell my players (or ask my GM) what ethical system we will be using for the campaign. I have played with multiple …
answered Jun 4 '15 by the dark wanderer
(Contingent) Atonement is the nice way to do this as a player. Technically though, you're free to change alignment whenever you feel like it as not an action. That means you can be LG, decide … RAW. This probably works out better for you if you are chaotic aligned. Obligatory citation from the PHB Atonement spell description: Note: Normally, changing alignment is up to the player …
answered Dec 29 '14 by the dark wanderer
Only if you're cool with Randy, the Magic-Loving Demon Belt Helm of Opposite Alignment: When placed upon the head, this item's curse immediately takes effect (Will DC 15 negates). On a failed … save, the alignment of the wearer is radically altered to an alignment as different as possible from the former alignment—good to evil, chaotic to lawful, neutral to some extreme commitment (LE, LG, CE …
answered Feb 10 '15 by the dark wanderer
creature with an alignment or elemental subtype, it is a spell of that type. So undead-summoning spells are usually evil, because undead are usually evil. As for why said spell is evil, it's for the … [evil] spells is evil, that's another can of worms entirely: Casting an evil spell is an evil act, but for most characters simply casting such a spell once isn’t enough to change her alignment
answered Dec 4 '17 by the dark wanderer
good alignment. As long as you are of good alignment, you lose the 'benefits' of the Hollow feat, which may well include not having a soul, and certainly includes not being able to be raised from … the dead. This is only of use to the demons in question if they've got a way to convince the character to be of good alignment (maybe via Atonement?) before then returning said being to Chaotic Evil …
answered Nov 4 '17 by the dark wanderer
You made a homebrew system that gives an Adult White Dragon as a potential follower/ally, so yes, in your game, an Adult White Dragon can absolutely be a follower/ally. The dragons alignment isn't … for anyone but themselves and often not themselves either. You don't have to represent the dragon's alignment that way. "creatures act with arbitrary violence, spurred by their greed, hatred, or …
answered Feb 23 '17 by the dark wanderer
is a bad idea. But you can play in a manner where telling your players that they are breaking alignment is fine, even to the point of prohibiting some actions on the basis of their violating alignment … people and all that. (related comic) Decide how you are going to handle alignment breaches and changes. What happens when an NPC changes alignment? What happens when a player changes alignment? How …
answered Aug 8 '17 by the dark wanderer
Nope, you're good. The rules for 5e allow for this kind of paladin all but explicitly. You should have no trouble making and running this character.
answered Aug 7 '15 by the dark wanderer
Since everyone else is giving you frame challenges without an answer, I'm gonna try and give you an answer in addition to telling you you're doing it wrong. The first step in convincing your DM is to …
answered Apr 3 '17 by the dark wanderer
up evil in most D&D settings. That said, 5e is clearly trying to move away from typical alignment constraints on just about everything else, so your DM might be willing to alter their setting to …
answered Nov 1 '17 by the dark wanderer
YES to all Blaspheming as a non-evil caster (or an alignment-changed good outsider) is a Bad Idea. Especially with the ubiquitous caster level buffs. It's a great way to YASD in Pathfinder. Note …
answered Jun 13 '15 by the dark wanderer
A thing you could do, but should be wary of adding to your game, is allow the demons to provide the character with a casting of the (in this case aptly fluffed) spell Embrace the Dark Chaos. This inf …
answered Nov 5 '17 by the dark wanderer
1) If the Cleric is a PC his alignment is his choice and can change suddenly at any time. As long as his God is okay with it, he can suddenly turn evil, cast the spell, then turn good again … you keep your alignment up. This is only recommended if your real alignment is Lawful Evil (If your response is "What do you mean, 'real' alignment, I'm as good as the rest of you", this is you). 7 …
answered Mar 14 '15 by the dark wanderer