To start with, how did your involvement with Fiendish Codex II begin? Devils have always struck me as the coolest of infernal D&D baddies. Fiendish Codex – Play Role Online. Views . show all. Fiendish Codex II – Tyrants of the Nine Hells – Dropbox ยท Fiendish Codex II: Tyrants of the Nine Hells is a supplement designed to be the resource for information about devils and the Nine Hells of the D&D world.

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It is described as being, like any proper myth, true–whether it happened or not. I tried to streamline the opponents in such a way as to make them easier to use, while retaining their fearsome capabilities. Whether this is the real thing or a facsimile of something far more powerful, that’s for DMs to decide.

He has a number of abilities designed to minimize or interfere with the common abilities used by devils. Maladomini would be my vacation spot–chicks with horns and tails, remember?

The vicious ayperobos swarm is a crowd of tiny devils that like little fat hairy humanoids with big leering mouths. The Nine Hells is a great playground for DMs.

My plan for detailing the Nine Hells was to evolve the existing conception of the setting, not to discard it. What can you tell us about the hellbred?

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Oh, and there’s a new devil that’s made from the awakened flesh of the Hag Countess. As they advance, they also acquire additional abilities, letting them develop devilish traits. Sometimes it’s a map of a whole layer, like Nessus’ surface canyons. The Genie’s Curse Birthright: When it comes to past editions, Hell has undergone some definite revisions when it comes to rulers, history, the Blood War There are a few mentions of past dukes or prince or some other hellish noble here and there, but most of this information is in Tome of Magic: And I always appreciate opportunities to explore the nasty and gooey side of fantasy imagery.


The words “true” and “devils” never belong together in the same sentence. Maybe it’s because my mother freaked a bit hi mom. Along with the very top guys, the sample encounters present hellish denizens of various challenge ratings. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Her machinations have been foreshadowed in previous publications for riendish. I’m ashamed to admit it, but I’ve had a fondness for Glasya since Monster Manual 2 –what can I say, I like women with horns and tails.

Chris Perkins pinged me to work on Fiendish Codex Ibut tragically I was swamped with a project for another company, and so I had to take a pass. Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: Tyrants of the Nine Hells is an optional supplemental source book for the 3. Terms of Use – Privacy Statement. Views Read Edit View history.

Devils have been among the coolest for me since I got my hands on the 1st edition Monster Manual. The Hellbreaker specializes in infiltrating the strongholds of devils and relieving them of their treasures. Ever since I became a freelance game designer, I’ve had a knack for landing jobs that dealt with evil subjects.

Bel kept his seat xodex he’s still having trouble with the other archdevils they don’t trust him since he double-crossed his predecessor. If you take their stuff–which they need to gather souls–they come after you.

And they keep coming. May Learn d&v and when to remove this template message. They gain evil’s exception, an ability that allows them to utilize evil magic items and spells without picking up those pesky negative levels.


The lords of the nine layers of Hell are listed and described in this chapter. Any advice for parties making that extreme trek, or for DMs attempting to run such games? There’s a lot of stuff in the canon that would have been great fiendosh fit in, but much of it was contradictory, and some simply couldn’t fit inside.

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It doesn’t matter if it’s true or not; it’s true to the baatezu, and their word is law. The hellfire engine covers the infernal war machine. The book kicks off with an origin myth for Asmodeus.

That picture of the paladin fighting for his life against a group of devils inspired my style of gaming–violent, cruel, and nasty. Then there’s Tiamat, former ruler of Hell’s first layer; has she regained her throne?

Any special memories from those games?

Soulguards are openly opposed to the practices of the devils and are especially outraged by their foul bargains with mortals and their stealing of souls. Other than their CRs, have their stats changed from previous incarnations? Schwalband was published in December Dd of the Yuan-Ti. It’s a perfect place to set a sweeping campaign, thrusting the player diendish into the heart of the Blood War, fighting their way through a sea of demons only to find themselves ensnared by the treacherous politicking of the baatezu.

And the poor old Hag Countess doesn’t get a comfortable retirement, either. Robin handled the layer descriptions and details, so I’ll let him handle this one.