Coven of the Servant (5e Subclass)

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Table: Otherworldly Patrons
Patron Robe Color
The Archfey Forest Green
The Fiend Fiery Red
The Great Old One Inky Grey
The Celestial Golden-Yellow
The Undying Bone White
The Raven Queen Iridescent Black
The Hexblade Steely Grey
The Kraken Ocean Blue
The Seeker Iridescent Silver

Coven of the Servant is a witchblade coven of the Witchblade class.

The Coven of the Servant, a name chosen to mock the supernatural entities they "subjugate", is actually composed of many different smaller, individual covens, each stealing power from a different patron, much like the archaic Ur-Priests stole power from the gods. Little do they know, until it is too late, that their patrons know full well of their theft, and will try to force the Witchblade try to force them to serve them correctly - Or send warlocks to hunt them down if they refuse.  

Otherworldly Patron

At 3rd level, you choose an otherworldly patron from whom you draw your power, and don the colored robes of your patron's color. Your choice cannot be changed. You may choose from the table listed above. 

Expanded Spell List

Additional spells are added to your Witchblade spell list, based on your choice of patron:

  • The Archfey
Cantrips: Eldritch Blast, Vicious Mockery, Druidcraft
1st Level: Sleep, Charm Person, Bless
2nd Level: Suggestion, Calm Emotions, Web
3rd Level: Spirit Guardians, Plant Growth, Speak with Plants
4th Level: Confusion, Dominate Beast, Guardian of Nature
5th Level: Seeming, Contact Other Plane, Planar Binding

  • The Fiend
Cantrips: Eldritch Blast, Produce Flame, Infestation
1st Level: Hellish Rebuke, Command, Burning Hands
2nd Level: Suggestion, Scorching Ray, Flaming Sphere
3rd Level: Conjure Lesser Demons, Stinking Cloud, Speak with Dead
4th Level: Conjure Barlgura, Fire Shield, Wall of Fire
5th Level: Flame Strike, Contact Other Plane, Planar Binding

  • The The Great Old One
Cantrips: Eldritch Blast, Encode Thoughts, Acid Splash
1st Level: Dissonant Whispers, Hideous Laughter, Ray of Sickness
2nd Level: Crown of Madness, Calm Emotions, Acid Arrow
3rd Level: Clairvoyance, Enemies Abound, Hypnotic Pattern
4th Level: Confusion, Dominate Beast, Black Tentacles
5th Level: Telekinesis, Contact Other Plane, Planar Binding

  • The Celestial
Cantrips: Eldritch Blast, Light, Sacred Flame
1st Level: Cure Wounds, Guiding Bolt, Bless
2nd Level: Flaming Sphere, Calm Emotions, Lesser Restoration
3rd Level: Spirit Guardians, Revivify, Daylight
4th Level: Divination, Wall of Fire, Guardian of Faith
5th Level: Greater Restoration, Contact Other Plane, Planar Binding

  • The Undying
Cantrips: Eldritch Blast, Toll The Dead, Spare The Dying
1st Level: Cause Fear, Inflict Wounds, Ray of Sickness
2nd Level: Silence, Ray of Enfeeblement, Gentle Repose
3rd Level: Feign Death, Animate Dead, Speak with Dead
4th Level: Aura of Life, Death Ward, Blight
5th Level: Contagion, Contact Other Plane, Planar Binding

  • The Raven Queen
Cantrips: Eldritch Blast, Chill Touch, Frostbite
1st Level: Sanctuary, False Life, Ice Knife
2nd Level: Silence, Spiritual Weapon, Snowball Storm
3rd Level: Remove Curse, Speak With Dead, Magic Circle
4th Level: Ice Storm, Locate Creature, Blight
5th Level: Commune, Contact Other Plane, Planar Binding
  • The Hexblade
Cantrips: Eldritch Blast, Shocking Grasp, Chill Touch
1st Level: Thunderwave, Bane, Ice Knife
2nd Level: Enlarge/Reduce, Enhance Ability, Spiritual Weapon
3rd Level: Bestow Curse, Revivify, Speak with Dead
4th Level: Phantasmal Killer, Stoneskin, Blight
5th Level: Cone of Cold, Contact Other Plane, Planar Binding
  • The Kraken
Cantrips: Eldritch Blast, Shape Water, Lightning Lure
1st Level: Fog Cloud, Create or Destroy Water, Thunderwave
2nd Level: Warding Wind, Augury, Gust of Wind
3rd Level: Call Lightning, Tidal Wave, Water Walk
4th Level: Storm Sphere, Control Water, Black Tentacles
5th Level: Cone of Cold, Contact Other Plane, Planar Binding

  • The Seeker
Cantrips: Eldritch Blast, Dancing Lights, Encode Thoughts
1st Level: Faerie Fire, Sense Emotion, Sanctuary
2nd Level: Locate Object, Find Traps, Rope Trick
3rd Level: Glyph of Warding, Clairvoyance, Galder's Tower
4th Level: Arcane Eye, Locate Creature, Private Sanctum
5th Level: Legend Lore, Contact Other Plane, Planar Binding 

Eldritch Invocations

At 3rd level, you learn an Eldritch Invocation of your choice from the Warlock's list. You learn another Invocation of your choice from the list at 10th and 18th levels. Whenever one of these Invocations would use your Charisma, it uses your Constitution instead. 

Servant's Gift

At 7th level, your patron gives you access to more powerful magic than normal. You learn a single Metamagic option from the Sorcerer's list. Upon casting a Witchblade spell, you can apply that Metamagic option onto that spell. Once you use this ability, you cannot do so again until you finish a long rest. 

Servant's Blessing

At 10th level, you learn an additional Cunning Trick or Metamagic Option of your choice, and you gain an additional use of your Servant's Gift. You regain all expended uses when you finish a long rest.

Finally, you can choose one Cunning Trick you know. You can use that Cunning Trick without expending Blood Points, but must finish a long rest before you can do so again. 

Mystic Arcanum

At 15th level, your patron bestows upon you a magical secret called an Arcanum. Choose one 6th-level spell from the Warlock spell list as this Arcanum. At 18th level, you choose a 7th-level Warlock spell as your second Arcanum.

You can cast your Arcanum spells once each, without expending any Blood Points. You regain all uses of your Arcanum spells at the end of a long rest. 

Servant's Champion

At 18th level, you learn an additional Cunning Trick or Metamagic Option of your choice, and you gain an additional use of your Patron's Gift, to a total of 3 uses. Finally, when you use Patron's Gift, until the end of your next turn, your Cunning Tricks cost no Blood Points.

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AuthorZhenra-Khal +
ClassWitchblade +
FeaturesOtherworldly Patron +, Expanded Spell List +, Eldritch Invocations +, Servant's Gift +, Servant's Blessing +, Mystic Arcanum + and Servant's Champion +
Identifier5e Subclass +
RatingUndiscussed +
Subclasstrue +
SummaryYou are a Witchblade who has stolen power from an otherworldly patron. +
TitleCoven of the Servant +