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How does a vampire spawn become a vampire?
Most of a vampire’s victims become vampire spawn — ravenous creatures with a vampire’s hunger for blood, but under the control of the vampire that created them. If a true vampire allows a spawn to draw blood from its own body, the spawn transforms into a true vampire no longer under its master’s control.
How do you make a vampire spawn?
A humanoid slain [with a vampire’s bite] and then buried in the ground rises the following night as a vampire spawn under the vampire’s control.
What happens vampire spawn?
They remain undead but are now free-willed. In the vampire entry in the monster manual, the section on vampire spawn states: Vampire spawn become free-willed when their creator dies. This further suggests that spawn would remain undead even after their creator’s death.
Are vampire spawn weak to radiant damage?
Vampire Weaknesses: The Vampire has the following flaws: The Vampire is destroyed if a piercing weapon made of wood is driven into its heart while it is Incapacitated in its Resting place. Sunlight Hypersensitivity. The Vampire takes 20 radiant damage when it starts its turn in sunlight.
Do vampire spawn have coffins?
A vampire chooses a grand yet defensible location for its lair, such as a castle, fortified manor, or walled abbey. It hides its coffin in an underground crypt or vault guarded by vampire spawn or other loyal creatures of the night.
What happens to a vampire spawn when it dies?
Vampire spawn become free-willed when their creator dies. “A humanoid slain [by a vampire’s bite] and then buried in the ground rises the following night as a vampire spawn under the vampire’s control.”
Can vampire spawn have children?
Christopher Perkins on Twitter: “D&D vampires can’t sire living children. They create vampire spawn by way of compensation.
What happens to vampire spawn if vampire dies?
Does daylight spell count as sunlight?
The Daylight spell, unfortunately, does not count as Sunlight. In each spells description, it will actually mention if the spell counts as Sunlight or not, for the effects of creatures weak against it.
How long does it take for a vampire to spawn D&D?
Anyone the vampire targets must succeed on a Will save or fall instantly under the vampire’s influence as though by a dominate person spell (caster level 12th). The ability has a range of 30 feet. A humanoid or monstrous humanoid slain by a vampire’s energy drain rises as a vampire spawn 1d4 days after burial.
What makes a good vampire in D&D?
Vampire spawn have exceptional physical abilities, plus above-average Charisma. They receive bonuses to Dexterity and Wisdom saving throws, which combined with their high Constitution means they’re hard targets for any spell resisted by one of the “big three” saving throws, but especially Dexterity.
Can a vampire spawn crush a human?
A vampire spawn can crush a humanoid opponent’s will as a standard action. Anyone the vampire spawn targets must succeed on a Will save (DC 14) or fall instantly under the vampire spawn’s influence, as though by a dominate person spell (caster level 12th). The ability has a range of 30 feet.
How many vampires can a vampire enslave at once?
At any given time a vampire may have enslaved spawn totaling no more than twice its own Hit Dice; any spawn it creates that would exceed this limit are created as free-willed vampires or vampire spawn. A vampire that is enslaved may create and enslave spawn of its own, so a master vampire can control a number of lesser vampires in this fashion.