Illithid Savant - Monster Prestige Class

This Prestige class uses elements that may not be applicable to the Forgotten Realms Campaign

Mind flayers are connoisseurs of brains, but some take this taste to the next level. The illithid savant is an academic who deals in applied science, acquiring new knowledge from the brains he consumes.

Often an illithid savant specializes in the arcane arts, usually as a wizard since he tends toward scholarly pursuits. Bards, with their insatiable quest for knowledge, frequently gravitate to this career. Less often, a non-classed mind flayer stumbles onto the path of the savant through consuming a particularly noteworthy brain.

Illithid savants make excellent support members for just about any group, although they prefer the company of other mind flayers. They usually bring several thralls of desired classes or creature types for consumption as needed. A savant often heads up an inquisition or even a cult to pursue his ends.

Hit Die: d4

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

Illithid Savant Details

From: Savage Species

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