Thursday, March 28, 2013

Nipleteth the Wise

Nipleteth the Wise, Head Priestess of Curdle, the Petty Goddess of Blind Milk Maids
15th Level Cleric
STR: 10
DEX: 10
CON:  9
INT: 17
WIS: 16
CHA: 16
XP earned: 80,001
Alignment: Chaotic (good)
Movement: 30’ (15’)
Armor Class: 0
Hit Points (Hit Dice): 42
Attacks: 2 (1 whipfire + special)
Damage: 1d6 + 2d6 fire damage / special
Treasure: 14100 cp, 1480 sp, 147 ep, 1197 gp, 42 pp (only 50 sp on person)
Spellbook:
Lvl 1: Cure Light Wounds, Detect Evil, Detect Magic, Light, Protection From Evil, Purify Food and Drink, Remove Fear

Lvl 2: Bless, Find Traps, Hold Person, Silence 15' Radius, Snake Charm, Speak with Animal

Lvl 3: Continual Light, Cure Disease, Dispel Magic, Remove Curse, Striking

Lvl 4: Cure Serious Wounds, Detect Lie, Protection from Evil 10' Radius, Neutralize Poison

Lvl 5: Cure Critical Wounds, Dispel Evil, Flame Strike, Quest

Lvl 6: Heal, Find the Path, Part Water

Lvl 7: Restoration


The twelve year old daughter of poor herders in the village of Fensdown, Ionika Gurp was destined to a life of calf birthing and shit shoveling until one evening when she was caught far from home without food or drink and bedded down for the night in thistle near the edge of the forest.

Cold and shivering, suffering from hunger after a hard day driving dwarf aurochs in the meadows, she was gifted with a visitation by Curdle, Petty Goddess of Blind Milk Maids. Ionika managed to successfully sup from the inky black milk from Cowie's teats without being driven mad. Astonished that her hunger disappeared and her strength was renewed, Ionika realized she was in the presence of the divine and, being a simple girl raised by superstitious parents, plucked her eyes out in fear for having dared glimpsed a godling.

Moved by Ionika's act of self-mutilation, Curdle made Ionika a novitiate in the Order of Amelkin, which is dedicated to Curdle's worship. There, she was trained in the arts of animal husbandry, cheese-making, whipfire-wielding, and the deadly Kirkadian throttling technique. Ionika quickly progressed through the order's ranks to become one of Curdle's most devoted worshippers, although her natural beauty was often seen as a stain on her piety by other members of the order. Within twenty years, she was chosen by Curdle to become the new head of the order—the first head priestess so chosen by Curdle herself since the unfortunate demise of her previous chosen one, Tetskuize the Demoralizer, at the hands of the mad wizard Wälläkatüntün several centuries before.

Ascending to Head Priestess, Ionika followed tradition and took a new name, becoming known as Nipleteth. She later became known as Nipleteth the Wise due to her business acumen; under her direction, the Order's cheese-making facilities were greatly expanded, and their Milkmaid's Stool Goat Cheese became a favorite at nobles' homes throughout the realm, lining the Order's coffers for years to come. Now in her early forties, she is regarded as one of the finest leaders the Order of Amelkin has ever known.

This success has not come without a price. Every year during the Dark Moon Festival, Nipleteth is required to make a blood sacrifice to Curdle & Cowie to ensure the flowing of the milk. This sacrifice must be of a male virgin who she beds and kills at the moment of climax. At all other times of the year she must remain chaste.

Once becoming the Head Priestess, Nipleteth was granted the power to True See at will.

She wears banded mail +3 beneath her simple hooded robe. She attacks with whipfire (the black-inky "milk" extruded by Cowie), which does 1d6 normal damage + 2d6 fire damage. She can additionally attack with the Kirkadian throttle, a telekinetic chokehold that visibly collapses the victim's throat and rips off their eyelids. Targets of the Kirkadian throttle can avoid these effects with a successful DEX check.