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    Due to recent events, a character I have has acquired a building and a manager to start up his long-time goal of starting a 'freakshow.' In past adventures, I got a one-eyed purple ogre Lulz. (Yeah... Rod of Wonders, don't ask.) that I plan on putting in the show. Also, a couple party members will be performing. A dragon shaman and a strong man who can (hopefully) woo people with his strength.


    This I ask of you: What other things could I look for? I'm looking for 'freaks' obviously, but nothing that would prove too dangerous to the crowd for the grand opening. They kind of have to be intelligent and able to communicate or be controlled and not some rabid vermin or some such. Any help playground?

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    You just need two things: An Illusionist and an Imagination.
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    Consider a 5' radius blast: this affects 4 squares which have a circumference of 40' Actually it's worse than that.


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    This is very true until a local wizard stops by and calls me out for a fraud. >.>

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    You could have a "tall man" with the Willing Deformity (tall) feat.

    I see you've got a strong man, but a Goliath would make a great strong man.

    An animal handler of some sort - either just a druid/ranger with good Handle Animal, or maybe a Beastheart Adept to have performing "monsters".

    A Bard juggler/entertainer.

    A character with the Vestigial Twin trait (DMG II) would make an interesting freak.

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    Default Re: Freak-Show

    Half-dragon anything.

    Especially plants and oozes.
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    Aha! I love the Tall man thing. I could even give him a hat of disguise to make him a foot taller if I wanted to.

    Definitely have to get an animal handler... I've got a bard in my party. She didn't say she wanted to join yet but I'll give her a stern talking to. >.>


    Our dragon shaman is kind of 'half-dragon.' The dm gave her a boon that allows her to turn into a half-dragon once a day for X rounds.

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    I imagine to the every day populace any aberration would appear sufficiently "freaky", just pick one with a low CR and restrain them reasonably and should be fine.
    End of line.

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    Get a Fleshwarper on staff. Now you can make your own freaks!
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    "Is a stack of ten pancakes too many pancakes to give to the party, even if most of them fell on the floor and one or two were stepped on? I wanted to give my party pancakes as a reward but I'm unsure if it's too much. The pancakes are also laced with blowfish poison so the party would have to get an antitoxin before they could eat the ones which weren't pulverized by shoes."

    I don't think anyone would want those pancakes even if you paid them to eat them.

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    You could have a druid wildshape.

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    A druid,wild monk, wildshape ranger, or divine minion with the master or many forms prestige class could becomes a massive amounts of strange creatures for people to gawk at.
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    Or a phasm - they can be anything you want. Solar today, dream larvae tomorrow...
    Quote Originally Posted by Tvtyrant View Post
    I can never understand WOTC's reasoning; taking RAW as a whole is like grabbing a book filled with fortune cookie sayings and basing your life off of them.
    My humble efforts at re-cr'ing MM2
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