CLASS: OIRAN

She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters): Six years, I dragged myself, kicking and screaming, into health clubs, and zilch! Now, one little green blood transfusion from you and… va voom!

[throws off her hat]

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MARTIAL ARCHETYPE: BUSHI

A subclass versos of the original 1e Oriental Adventures bushi.  BUSHI Bushi are masterless warriors, men without ties to a lord, temple, or monastery.  They are commonly mercenaries, bandits, highwaymen, or wanderers, earning their money however they can. They can be found serving samurai, protecting the court, or swelling the ranks of armies.  A few may be kensai who […]

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FEAT: MARTIAL ARTS (v2.0)

This is an alternate version that splits up the feats into individual schools.  This approach has less customisation but has fewer moving parts and would be easier to run – so less likely to be unbalancing. Version 1.0 is here. MARTIAL ARTIST You have training in one of the martial arts traditions of Carao (or […]

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Jingasa of the Fortunate Soldier

Jingasa of the Fortunate Soldier Wondrous Item, very rare (requires attunement) This conical iron jingasa, or war hat, grants the wearer a +1 bonus to AC. When struck by a critical hit or sneak attack, the wearer can use a reaction to negate the critical hit or sneak attack. The damage is instead rolled normally. This […]

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GYOUBU MASATAKA ONIWA

Played this today, turning into a dragon was key. Without it, the fight would have been shorter and not as interesting. The total hit point was 300 for the shogun/dragon, once the dragon was killed the shogun reset to 150 hps effectively making for a 3 phase fight. Worked well. Thanks for the ideas ENWORLD! The dragon-spirit […]

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BARD COLLEGE: Geiko

She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters): Six years, I dragged myself, kicking and screaming, into health clubs, and zilch! Now, one little green blood transfusion from you and… va voom!

[throws off her hat]

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FIGHTER ARCHETYPE: SHINOBI

The shinobi class for 5e Oriental Adventures. A note on shinobis.  In Japan, shinobi and ninja are interchangeable terms.  However, in this particular instance, shinobi is more of an upfront fighter than a ninja using some stealth but otherwise taking opponents head-on. The line in the sand is the ninja is more magical/supernatural while the shinobi is […]

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BARD COLLEGE: Geisha

She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters): Six years, I dragged myself, kicking and screaming, into health clubs, and zilch! Now, one little green blood transfusion from you and… va voom!

[throws off her hat]

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