Have you ever wanted to play a vampire in your d20 campaign,
but that +8 Level Adjustment throws you completely off? You can't even contract
the condition until you are 5th level or higher, and then all of a sudden you
find yourself an effective 13th level character!
A DM might also argue that acquiring the vampire template
makes a character simply too powerful too quickly and ban its use all
But no more!
Haven't you ever wondered how vampires come into being in
the first place? It's a communicable disease/affliction, right, but where did it
all start? Is there only a single source, or are there many?
Wouldn't it be possible for a willing mage to pursue dark
necromantic rituals or for a priest to invoke diabolical and evil gods to grant
them the powers that will send them down the dark path that would lead them to
Afer all, if a cleric, sorcerer or wizard can become a lich,
why not a vampire?
That's what this prestige class is all about! Taking the
Vampiric Ascendant prestige class, your character will be able to begin his or
her journey down that dark road, progressing slowly, changing subtly over time
into an eternal master of the night, but without making the exceptional
sacrifices that simply acquiring the vampire template requires.
- An all new Prestige Class allowing
characters to persue immortality through vampirism.
- Racial varients for the Prestige
- Guidance on using Vampire Ascendants
in your game.
- Rules for creating your own custom
vampire for those unsatisfied with the core rules or even those vampire
varients presented in this book!
- Epic Rules for Vampire