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Paladin Oaths are meant to be taken seriously The choice of oath is a significant part of the paladin class and it is meant to be a serious choice. The PHB suggests that even before reaching third level and choosing the oath as a class feature, you should probably have read ahead and thought about which choice to take depending on the nature of your paladin....


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A paladin must adhere to their oath, although they don't specifically need to be lawful good. Before it was edited, this question asked if the paladin has to be lawful good. It was later clarified that they want to take Oath of Devotion, whose ideals suggest lawful goodness. It's worth noting that you don't actually have to be lawful good to be a paladin in ...


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Technically, bonus HD don't increase a creature's size… The Hit Dice that the DM uses to advance a monster differ from bonus Hit Dice that a creature gains by virtue of being a paladin's special mount. The Paladin's Mount says that Bonus HD are Extra eight-sided (d8) Hit Dice, each of which gains a Constitution modifier, as normal. Extra Hit Dice improve ...


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No, it does not. The larger sizes that creatures gain on advancement are only for when the DM “advances” the creature. Bonus HD, such as for being a paladin’s special mount or a druid’s animal companion, do not cause them. If you took the Leadership feat and had a creature as your cohort, which gained a share of XP and properly “leveled up,” then that might ...


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They need each their spell slot The two features have similar requirements: you can expend a warlock spell slot to deal an extra 1d8 force damage to the target (Eldritch Smite; XGtE p. 56) you can expend one spell slot to deal radiant damage to the target (Divine Smite; PHB p. 85) however, these are separate activations (as they are from separate ...


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As others have said, Oathbreaker fits if the player/character's new mission serves the evil power. The alternative could be something else, as whatever force they did serve before is likely to have opinions on what they've just done. So, these are the questions: Where does the Paladin's power now come from, are they attempting to redeem themselves in the ...


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Selling your soul doesn’t make you evil Let’s not get into off-topic discussions about the nature of good and evil. Suffice it to say that being in debt to an evil demon doesn’t make you evil; only your own actions do that. When does she get it? To paraphrase an old Bon Jovi song: “I’ll live while I’m alive, and be in thrall to the Queen of the Spiderweb ...


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The Oathbreaker The Dungeon Master's Guide features the special Paladin subclass of "Oathbreaker". According to the description: An Oathbreaker is a paladin who breaks his or her sacred oaths to pursue some dark ambition or serve an evil power. Whatever light burned in the paladin's heart has been extinguished. Only darkness remains. If you feel this ...


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