[1.02] The Old Fishery.   Posted by Dungeon Master.Group: 0
Dungeon Master
 GM, 128 posts
 Teller of tales
 Lord of lies
Fri 28 Sep 2018
at 21:18
[1.02] The Old Fishery

There is still the deck of cards. Is anyone grabbing those

Cordelia Abbey
 Cleric, 52 posts
Fri 28 Sep 2018
at 22:15
[1.02] The Old Fishery
The Harrowing deck?  Cordelia grabbed that from the hatbox...
Zellara
 NPC, 6 posts
 Female Human
 Fortune Teller
Sat 29 Sep 2018
at 01:18
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OOC: Oops

As soon as Cordelia grabs the Harrowing deck Zellara appears floating over the water.

"Thank you, my friends. I apologize for the deception but there was no other way for me to bring you here. Yes, I am dead. Gaedron killed my son and I used my skills to find where he was hiding but I was captured and he fed me to his alligator. My spirit became tied to the deck you are holding by tugging on the threads of fate I was able to bring you here to both avenge me and find closure yourselves.

I ask that you keep the deck with you that I may accompany you on your travels for I fear that your fates are only just beginning. A darkness is crossing the city of Korvosa and I believe you three are the ones who can stop it.

While one of you possesses me I feel empowered and so I can appear to you every now and then to help guide you along your fate. Also, if you put something unknown on top of the deck I may be able to glean its history and its purpose.

Now...you must hurry outside. There is a fourth who's fate is tied to yours and she is in grave danger!"

Kraw
 Rogue, 93 posts
Sat 29 Sep 2018
at 06:20
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Kraw does a double-take and swears under his breath. "I didn't join to get led around by a ghost, but to get my vengeance. Still, she did me a good turn by leading us here. And since we've survived and haven't died, maybe the three of us can convince whoever is threatening this fourth person to leave her alone. Perhaps just by shifting the odds?" Kraw gathers up what goodies he hadn't grabbed yet, and starts making his way out.
Cordelia Abbey
 Cleric, 54 posts
Tue 2 Oct 2018
at 02:27
[1.02] The Old Fishery
"She certainly got us where we needed to be.  And it certainly did feel good seeing Gaedron dead."

"Let's go."


She grabs up the holy symbol and the items that showed as magic and follows after Kraw.

OOC: We can divvy up the magic items in the OOC.
Dungeon Master
 GM, 133 posts
 Teller of tales
 Lord of lies
Sat 6 Oct 2018
at 04:05
[1.02] The Old Fishery
The party enters the street and before they can decide where they want to go they hear a woman's shout and the sound of combat. Rounding the corner they spot a giant foul-smelling beast that is seemingly just a mouth and tentacles engaging against a Shoanti barbarian-like woman.

The beast howls and lashes out with a big bite but the woman blocks it and prepares to strike back.

Anya recognizes it as an Otyugh and warns everyone that its bite can cause disease and that it will try and entangle combatants with its tentacles and squeeze the life out of them.

Round 1

OOC: NOTE that Q24 is impassable as it's a giant hole in the ground. Q23, R24 and Q25 count as difficult terrain due to rubble from where it burst out of the sewers.


NameInitiativeACHPAttackDamageStatus
Anya202010/10Cards +41d4+3Shield
Ayeesha201819/19Greatsword +62d6+3-
Kraw191512/16Kurki +3, Bite +01d4+1/1d4/1d32 NL, -1 STR
Cordelia161415/16Xbow +11d82 NL, -1 STR
Otyugh15??HealthyBite +7, Tentacles +31d8+4, 1d6+2-


HealthyBruisedHurtInjuredWoundedMauledCrippledDyingDead
100%99% - 75%75% - 60%60% - 45%45% - 30%30% - 15%15% - 0%0% >Dead

This message was last edited by the GM at 04:13, Sat 06 Oct 2018.

Kraw
 Rogue, 96 posts
Sat 6 Oct 2018
at 07:34
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Kraw leaps over some rubble to land in R24. He flicks out a dagger and throws it at the disgusting beast.

Acrobatics 12 on d20+9. Balance.
Thrown dagger attack, flanking = 19 on d20+7.
Dagger damage 5 on d4+1.
Sneak stab damage 1 on 1d8.

Total 6 damage.

OOC: Kraw's AC is 18, not 15.
Ayeesha
 Bloodrager, 3 posts
Sat 6 Oct 2018
at 13:02
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Ayeesha, thinking herself alone, grit her teeth, raged and charges, drawing her sword as she ran towards the abomination.




Free: blood rage +4 strength and con, -2 a.c., + 2 will
Free: destined strike +1 to hit
Full: charge -2 ac - move to n23, attack, hit a.c. 17 for 15

06:54, Today: Ayeesha rolled 15 using 2d6+10 with rolls of 1,4.  Damage with rage and power attack.

06:48, Today: Ayeesha rolled 17 using 1d20+10 with rolls of 7.  Attack with charge power attack, rage and destined strike.

Cordelia Abbey
 Cleric, 56 posts
Mon 8 Oct 2018
at 21:21
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Cordelia calls out to the charging barbarian - "That thing will disease you and squash you.  Avoid it's tentacles if you can."

And with that, she loads and shoots her crossbow at the creature from where she stands.

Move: Load crossbow
Standard: Shoot (TWANG!) - 10 vs AC

Dungeon Master
 GM, 136 posts
 Teller of tales
 Lord of lies
Wed 10 Oct 2018
at 21:15
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Anya powers up one of her playing cards and gives it a throw at the giant beast. The card strikes true but only glances off the things armored hide.

Ayeesha charges forward and carves off a big chunnk of the mass of filth and tentacles.

Kraw throws a dagger into a a weak looking gap.
OOOC: You can't flank if you're not engaged in melee with it but luckily it still hits. Also you are getting sneak attack because you beat its initiative, not for flanking...

Cordelia fires her crossbow and the bolt sinks into the things messy side but doesn't seem to do any damage.

The Otyugh attacks kraw with one tentacle while it moves to grab and bite Ayeesha. Kraw ducks the tentacle and it grabs only air. Ayeesha steps to the side avoiding the wild slap of the second tentacle. Unfortunately this puts her directly in line with the things giant maw and it takes a big bite out of her. She nearly gags due to the foul smell of offal and rot coming out of the things mouth.

OOC: Ayeesha takes 10 pts of damage.

Round 2

NameInitiativeACHPAttackDamageStatus
Anya202010/10Cards +41d4+3Shield
Ayeesha201813/19Greatsword +102d6+10Rage, Charge, PA
Kraw191712/16Kurki +3, Bite +01d4+1/1d4/1d32 NL, -1 STR
Cordelia161415/16Xbow +11d82 NL, -1 STR
Otyugh1517InjuredBite +7, Tentacles +31d8+4, 1d6+2-


HealthyBruisedHurtInjuredWoundedMauledCrippledDyingDead
100%99% - 75%75% - 60%60% - 45%45% - 30%30% - 15%15% - 0%0% >Dead

Ayeesha
 Bloodrager, 4 posts
Wed 10 Oct 2018
at 21:53
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she grunted in pain at the bite, then again at the foul stench of the creature. She hoped she wasn't going to catch some sort of sewer rot from it!

No longer able to charge, she simply focused her efforts and tried to carve off another piece of the abomination they were facing. She was at least encouraged to see she had some allies in fighting this thing.





AC 16 this round, since charge penalty is gone. Hit AC 14 for 17 damage

15:51, Today: Ayeesha rolled 14 using 1d20+8 with rolls of 6.  attack otyugh with BAB 2, +1 destined strike, +5 21 strength from bloodrage, +1 mwk gs -1 pa.

15:51, Today: Ayeesha rolled 17 using 2d6+10 with rolls of 3,4.  probably a miss but damage just in case.


Cordelia Abbey
 Cleric, 57 posts
Wed 10 Oct 2018
at 22:55
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Cordelia sighs and sends a burst of dark energy from her fingertips - dark tendrils flowing towards the foul beast.

Standard: Channel Negative Energy for 2 damage - DC14
Kraw
 Rogue, 97 posts
Thu 11 Oct 2018
at 07:26
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Kraw steps to Q23 and triggers both wrist-sheathes. His twin kukris pop into his waiting hands and he attempts to slash the monster with both blades. Even with his advantaged position, both blades are deflected by the monster's thick hide.

Kukri attack 1 = 11 on d20+5, flanking. Miss.

This message was last edited by the player at 23:12, Thu 11 Oct 2018.

Dungeon Master
 GM, 137 posts
 Teller of tales
 Lord of lies
Sat 13 Oct 2018
at 01:12
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Anya throws a magically sharpened card that sticks straight into the side of the Otyugh.

Ayeesha swings with her sword but the Otyugh's tentacles snap at her arms causing her to have to defend instead.

Kraw steps up behind the creature but a wildly flailing tentacle causes him to miss as well.

The Otyugh flails out with its tentacles. It snaps Ayeesha but Kraw ducks to the side. It wraps around Ayeehsa entangling her and drawing her closer to its giant maw and takes another bite out of her.


OOC: Ayeesha takes 10 pts of damage and is now grappled. To break out requires a Grapple or Escape Artist check vs. DC 17


Round 3

NameInitiativeACHPAttackDamageStatus
Anya202010/10Cards +41d4+3-
Ayeesha20143/19Greatsword +102d6+10Rage, PA, Grappled
Kraw191712/16Kurki +3, Bite +01d4+1/1d4/1d32 NL, -1 STR
Cordelia161415/16Xbow +11d82 NL, -1 STR
Otyugh1515WoundedBite +7, Tentacles +31d8+4, 1d6+2Grappled


HealthyBruisedHurtInjuredWoundedMauledCrippledDyingDead
100%99% - 75%75% - 60%60% - 45%45% - 30%30% - 15%15% - 0%0% >Dead

This message was last edited by the GM at 01:14, Sat 13 Oct 2018.

Ayeesha
 Bloodrager, 6 posts
Sat 13 Oct 2018
at 16:51
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Grappled! she swore at the perilous situation, inches from being devoured.

Her greatsword was useless, so she let go of it. She never considers trying to get away. No, if it was going to eat her, it was getting a mouthful of cold iron with her. She drew her dagger and stabbed at the beast, hoping it would be enough.





Now would have been a good time to stop with the awful rolls but... Nope. Wonder what my next character is going to be?

10:44, Today: Ayeesha rolled 10 using 1d4+7 with rolls of 3.  Damage of hit.
10:43, Today: Ayeesha rolled 16 using 1d20+8 with rolls of 8.  Destined strike power attack cold iron dagger.

Kraw
 Rogue, 98 posts
Sat 13 Oct 2018
at 17:06
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Kraw tries to get the attention of the monster with a pair of badly-aimed strikes. Failing miserably, he tries reasoning with the beast. In common, he says "stop fighting this woman, and I'll get you a vat full of fish slurry to eat. I'm sure that would taste a lot better than armor."

Kukri attack 1 = 10 on d20+5, flanking.
Kukri attack 2 = 6 on d20+5, flanking.
Both attacks miss.
Cordelia Abbey
 Cleric, 58 posts
Sat 13 Oct 2018
at 19:55
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Cordelia's training had been in the art of dealing with foul men, not in fighting garbage eating beasts.  This had become quite obvious to her that this was a short-coming that she was going to need to overcome.

She called upon her goddess one last time for the day to let forth another burst of energy - hoping to wound the creature enough to turn its attention from its current meal.

OOC:
Standard: Channel Negative Energy - 6! damage (DC15)
12:54, Today: Cordelia Abbey rolled 6 using 1d6 with rolls of 6.  Channel Negative Energy.

Dungeon Master
 GM, 139 posts
 Teller of tales
 Lord of lies
Mon 15 Oct 2018
at 21:39
[1.02] The Old Fishery
Ayeesha stabbed at the things exposed underbelly over and over again while Cordelia pumped negative energy into the area. With a shudder the thing collapsed in the street, somehow smelling even worse than it did when it was still alive.

OOC: By the skin of your teeth combat is over. I'll calculate XP later.
Cordelia Abbey
 Cleric, 60 posts
Mon 15 Oct 2018
at 22:07
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Cordelia ran over to the warrior woman and quickly laid a hand upon her, calling forth healing energies over the injured barbarian.

CLW - 8 healed

15:07, Today: Cordelia Abbey rolled 8 using 1d8+2 with rolls of 6.  CLW.

Ayeesha
 Bloodrager, 9 posts
Mon 15 Oct 2018
at 22:17
[1.02] The Old Fishery
Ayeesha stood for a second, then her rage deserted her. She staggered a step or two then collapsed onto the ground, dying. She had just enough presence of mind left to fall away from the beast and it's puddle of filth.

When Cordelia rushed to save her, she opened her eyes and smiled weakly at the courtesan/adventurer who had taken pity on her. She sat up slowly and carefully, but the warm, healing glow of Cordelia's spell had some its work. She wasn't completely healed, not even close, but she was able to get back to her feet.

"Thank you for your kindness, I owe you my life." She smiled down from her impressive height into those mismatched eyes. She noticed Cordelia's holy symbol, but had no recognition of it, and what it represented, so added, "and my thanks to your God too."





OOC: Ayeesha lost her rage and thus lost 4 hitpoints. She is at -1 hitpoints, unconscious and dying. Somebody saaaaave me!

Hey, somebody already did save me! Thanks Cordelia!

Kraw
 Rogue, 99 posts
Tue 16 Oct 2018
at 00:52
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Kraw helps the woman to her feet, then turns to the foul-smelling beast. Holding his breath, he cuts open the creature for two reasons. First, to see if it had swallowed anybody that might be unaccounted for, and second, to see if anything indigestible was in its stomach (like gold or gems). Kraw was by no means an altruist, and sought compensation for risking his life for a stranger.
Ayeesha
 Bloodrager, 10 posts
Tue 16 Oct 2018
at 03:45
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"Crow man?" she asked in awe, realizing who had saved her. "And two women. You're them! Thank Desna, you're the ones I've been searching for."

She got her bearings and tried to explain.

"I had a vision of a Varisian Harrowreader who beckoned me to come to Korvosa to meet my destiny. She told me to seek out two women, one with dark hair, one with red hair, as well as a crow-man."

"So I came here. But when I arrived the whole city went mad for reasons I don't understand. Everyone is rioting! And then that foul, yech,"
she shivered at the monster.

"But now I've found you."

This message was last edited by the player at 17:46, Tue 16 Oct 2018.

Cordelia Abbey
 Cleric, 61 posts
Tue 16 Oct 2018
at 16:44
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"Goddess." Cordelia corrected, "Calistria, the Savored Sting, or the Unquenchable Fire, if you so prefer," Cordelia purrs as she ran a finger along the barbarian's strong cheek.

"Nevertheless, you've been given a vision from a dead woman who we have avenged.  I am called Cordelia, this is Anya and our friend rummaging through the body is known as Kraw."

Cordelia stepped back.  "You look as if you could use some rest, as could we.  It has been a rather busy day thus far."

She watched as Kraw digs through the remains of the garbage eater.  "Find anything?"
Kraw
 Rogue, 100 posts
Tue 16 Oct 2018
at 17:03
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Kraw says as he searches "what do you mean, the city has gone mad?"
Ayeesha
 Bloodrager, 11 posts
Tue 16 Oct 2018
at 22:09
[1.02] The Old Fishery
Ayeesha froze when Cordelia caressed her cheek, her eyes locked on the smaller woman. Then she shivered a little. She may not have known the religious symbol, but everyone knew of Calistria, goddess of lust and revenge, and everything that came with that.

"Well, thanks to The Unquenchable Fire then. And you're right I could certainly use some rest, though your touch has kept me from death's door at least. Goddess of lust and revenge. Dare I ask which of those is more important to you, priestess?"


Kraw's question snapped her out of her trance. She looked at the Tengu like he was a talking crow. "What do I mean? Haven't you noticed? The riots? The looting? The chaos? Something is up, the militia seems like they're completely overwhelmed and the city is acting like it has lost its mind! I know I'm not from here, but I can't imagine this is normal, is it?"