Page 004 of von Goethe's Faust, translated by Bayard Taylor and illustrated by Harry Clarke.
Date translation 1870–71, illustrations 1925.
The Gates of Hell (Dice Freaks)
of Cosmic Entities Volume One By Eli Atkinson, William Church and Serge W. Desir,
Original Concept by Serge W. Desir, Jr.
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devote yourself to one of the powers of Hell.
Prerequisites: A meeting with a true devil (at least
CR 6) representing the patron to be taken, or successful casting of the unholy
supplication incantation (in either case, the patron may opt to not accept the
oath, making the taking of this feat impossible).
Benefits: Select a patron devil upon taking this oath. The patron devil must be a Courtier
of Perdition. You gain the following level dependent bonuses and penalties.
1-5: Once per day you can call upon the aid of your dark master, granting
you a +1 profane bonus to any one roll. Whenever dealing with a higher-ranking
servant of your master (or your master himself), you take a -2 penalty on any
attacks, checks, and other rolls.
Level 6-11: Once per day you gain a +2 profane bonus on saves against spells with the Good
or Chaotic descriptor. If you call on your master as per the first benefit of
this feat, the profane bonus is instead +3. You take a permanent -6 penalty
on saves against higher-ranking servants of your master (or your master himself).
Level 12-17: You
gain a +1 profane bonus to armour class against Good or Chaotic foes. You take
a -3 penalty to armour class against higher-ranking servants of your master
(or your master himself).
Level 18+: You gain Spell Resistance equal to your hit
dice against spells and spell-like abilities with the Good or Chaotic descriptor.
Any Spell Resistance (whether inherent
or granted by a magic item or spell) is ineffective against spells or spell-like
abilities that originate from higher-ranking servants of your master (or your
Special: The Devotee of Darkness feat cannot be revoked, except under the direction of a cleric of 21st level (or higher) casting miracle and then Atonement. If the feat is revoked, all benefits gained thereby are forever lost and another feat can never be taken to replace the now empty feat slot.
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