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Buy Encyclopaedia Arcane: Necromancy – Beyond the Grave by Matthew Sprange, Anne Stokes (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday. Encyclopaedia Arcane: Necromancy is presented under the Open Game and D20 Licences. See page 62 for there is indeed life, of a sort, beyond the grave. Necromancy: Beyond the Grave is the second book in Mongoose Publishing’s Encyclopaedia Arcane series. Unlike the Slayer’s Guides, this particular line is.

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Gina marked it as to-read Mar 05, Books by Matthew Sprange. The next 10 page section, To Pass Beyond The Grave, deals with encycloopaedia Spectral Loremaster researches forbidden knowledge from spiritsThe Deathseeker uses the negative energy of dying creatures to fuel spells and the Necrophage grafts body parts onto undead, and undead body parts onto live subjects prestige classes. Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait.

Allows the character to rebuke and command undead as a cleric of half her character level. A First Look Necromancy: This section also introduces three new Knowledge-based skills – Anatomy, Necrology material undead lore and Spirit Lore. At the very least, many necromantic feats should be given stiffer prerequisites or toned down. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Necromancy: Beyond the Grave

The feats themselves immediately follow this section. On the other end of the spectrum, it can be insanity, attribute loss, or even acquiring an undead state. The interior artwork is generally poor, a step down from Demonology: I would have liked to see the Death Knight detailed as a monster later in the book given the same treatment as I have always regarded that particular undead beastie to be the ‘warrior’ version of the lich. Return to Book Page. Nyt Myst marked it as to-read Feb 11, Kurt Cason marked it as to-read Mar 12, One skilled in wizardry or sorcery may use this tome, for good or ill, and tap the powers inherent beyond death for their own direct benefit.

Some of these are undead creation spells that are more basic than the animate dead spell for neophyte necromancers: A GM would be well advised to reduce these costs, make judicious use of the power component rules in the DMG which could provide the dingus for a campaignor both.


Reproduction of this work by any means without byeond written permission of the publisher is expressly forbidden. The Dark Roadwhich has the same page count. Of course, spells that animate dead are not the only additions to the necromancer’s bag of tricks. For those willing to risk the wrath of a society opposed to the art, mastery of necromancy may bring the most potent of magical energies to command. On the other end of the spectrum are spells such as raise death hulk calls a sunken ship to the surface, complete with undead crew encyyclopaedia, raise death fleet think mass raise death hulkand raise city.

The front cover has a piece encyclopsedia colour artwork showing zombies and skeletons rising from their graves, summoned by a necromancer on a hill.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mac6re6or added it Nov 07, Each time a necromantic feat is used, the practitioner is required to make a Negative Energy check, failure causing a randomly determined side-effect to be inflicted on the character. Although this is something that would never be used in my game players as liches – no chance!

Their first line of books was the Slayer’s Guide series, and the second is their Encyclopedia Arcane series, detailing different methodologies of magic.

The prestige classes come next, and we are presented with The Spectral Loremaster a spellcaster who gains knowledge via communion with spiritsThe Deathseeker a necromancer who taps into the rush of negative energy that floods into a dying body and The Necrophage an obsessive anatomist who grafts the limbs and enchclopaedia of the dead to his own nightmarish creations.

Saturday, 27th September, No trivia or quizzes yet. However, the book is full of creativity within the confines of its subject matter and I can definitely use some of its ideas such as the negative energy side effects, and the Undead in the Minions of Undeath section. No ‘Necromancy – Beyond the Grave’ at Necromacny.


For example, the burning ghat is an innocent that died from being put to death by flames, and the bone delver is a grave robber that died while about his larcenous profession. New spells are provided that detect and identify undead, aggravate wounds, recall a creature’s spirit to its body, graft weapons to undead minions, cast spells through a conduit to one sncyclopaedia your undead minions, and so on.

Encyclopaedia Arcane: Necromancy – Beyond the Grave

John somers rated it really liked it Dec 03, The necromantic feats are a little mechanically edgy to me, but they appear as if they arcae add a certain appropriate undeathly feel to necromancers. You may speak with dead as the spell once per day.

neecromancy Summary It seems that with this book, Mongoose is finally getting their footing. So it just scrapes a Good rating. There are 20 such side-effects, varying in strength from Aura of Uneasethough Holy AversionGlowing Eyes and Disfigurement to the somewhat unpleasant Undeath presented as a non-specific ‘Undead’ template as opposed to a particular type of undead.

The perils are great and the danger Welcome, mortal, to the Dark Road.


This section, above all others, is likely to be the most useful in the average game. JavaScript seem to be disabled in your browser.

Join Date Jan Location Co. Trave Summary A solid book, with plenty ejcyclopaedia useful material. The internal black and white artwork is generally poorer than in prevoius Mongoose modules – a couple of pieces are good but most is average with a few mediocre pieces.

Whenever a necromantic feat is used, there is a chance that the energies use fly out of control. For those of you who feast on new spells, feats and prestige classes, I’d recommend it. The back cover contains information on the book, on a black background.