Auspician - Faerun Prestige Class

This is a Forgotten Realms Exclusive Class

Some believe that the gods determine the success or failure of events in Faerûn. More capricious philosophers tout the elusive force known as luck as the deciding factor of the multiverse. The clergies of Tymora and Beshaba, however, prefer a synthesis of these beliefs, claiming that their divine patrons guide the ministrations of luck. Further, they profess that mortals can learn to bend luck to their own benefit or to the detriment of their enemies. Auspicians, who manipulate luck as if it were the strings of a worn mandolin, give credence to their claims. Though the holy scriptures of Beshaba and Tymora discuss them extensively, few outside those religions know auspicians exist.

Most auspicians are followers of a deity that recognizes the role of luck, having at least some training in one of those faiths. Many have talents as rogues, bards, or sorcerers as well. A few rare fighters are willing to admit that luck often plays a greater role than skill in combat, and most barbarians pride strength over luck.

Auspicians occasionally sign on with adventuring bands if a member of the party is said to be particularly lucky. For the most part, however, auspicians keep a low profile. Auspicians recognize that they have a special kinship, even if they serve different deities, and they rarely choose to confront each other directly. It's said that more than a few of Faerûn's villains view being able to kill an auspician as a sign of divine favor, and even the most fortunate auspician knows the value of making one's own luck by avoiding danger altogether.

Hit Die: d8

To qualify to become an Auspician, a character must fulfill all the following criteria:

Auspician Details

From: Faiths & Pantheons

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