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Earthdawn Survival Guide

111 EpisodesProduced by Josh H & Dan BWebsite

A semi-official podcast dedicated to the Earthdawn role-playing game, hosted by Dan Boice and Earthdawn developer Josh Harrison.Whether it's rules basics, setting lore, or behind-the-scenes insights, this is the place to start building your legend.


EDSG Episode 39 - Nethermancer

* Nethermancers!

* Spooky, unsettling.

* Josh plays Virag, a Nethermancer in the Legends of Earthdawn game.

* Not Necromancers. An Earthdawn twist on a well-worn archetype.

* Focus on denizens of the astral realm and netherworlds.

* Karma Ritual example and the symbolic importance of ritual.

* Significance and symbolism of bones.

* Nethermantic Grimoire “Chain of Skulls”

* Half-Magic knowledge coverage and detection of spirits.

* Pop culture inspirations for Nethermancers.

* Commonly villains in pop culture.

* Progression Breakdown

* Durability 3 and two free standard matrices.

* Novice Discipline Talent discussion.

* Frighten is a potent talent and Virag does not use it enough.

* Spell synergies with Frighten.

* Novice talent options.

* Command Nightflyer and more spell synergies.

* Possible development lines: spell focus, scholar, survival.

* Journeyman tier abilities

* Enhanced matrix

* Karma to increase spell penalties.

* Blood Summon to make ally spirits last longer.

* Journeyman Discipline talent discussion.

* Journeyman talent options.

* Nethermancers as healers or physicians.

* Nethermancer style and role-playing tropes.

* Follow Virag’s adventures in the Legends of Earthdawn podcast.

* Keep in mind presence of ally spirits if you have a Nethermancer in the group.

* Make sure you aren’t hindering a Nethermancer too much with in-setting distrust.


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Dan on Twitter: @boice_voice

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