2017-10-05 19:00 PDT TV-14 | 5h 27min | Adventure, Fantasy | Episode aired 5 October 2017. Grog holds his next strike, simply waiting, while Vex goes to hold hands with Percy and Vax spreads his wings in front of Scanlan. your own Pins on Pinterest Vecna was born in the Flan City of Fleeth. Pike passes the third and final trammel to Grog. [They] ascend the Tower of Entropis, where [they] fell into one of a number of traps that Vecna had laid out for [them], causing [them] to kill two—almost three—of [their] closest friends and family. At the end of the fight, Vecna was down to a mere ten hit points. Next Give a vote and let us know what you think. Upon cheating death, Vecna began searching for ways to turn himself into a god, but his ritual was thwarted and he himself was slain six hundred years before the time of Vox Machina. Sigil itself is a fascinating place, even before thinking about Vecna making his home here. Ashley is right: that is terrifying. They begin to notice that Vecna's form is regenerating somewhat every round. #vox machina #critical role #Vecna the ascended. The module was written by David "Zeb" Cook and edited by Mike Breault with cover art by Jeff Easley and interior … Episode link "[They] managed to defeat and destroy Delilah, made an ally of Arkhan, the oathbreaker paladin dragonborn, sent Sylas off to recover, and hopefully have enough time. Transcript As the first move of the fight, Vecna summons a swarm of meteors. Arkhan, taking advantage of Vox Machina’s exhaustion and shell-shock after the battle, attached the hand and teleported away, because evil. The rest of the party step out onto the very top of Entropis, where Vecna awaits. [Spoilers C1E114] (Vecna,The ascended) A what if.. popconfession. Pike, for the very first time, casts a 9th-level spell of her own: Mass Heal, which immediately brings the entire team back to full health—desperately needed after the two meteor blasts. Vecna was now growing ever stronger and beginning his push towards godhood. Super convenient. You all bicker and stab and murder in the names of your mothers, your fathers. Podcast Told that, yes, Vecna cannot be allowed to leave, he counters the Teleport with a 9th-level Counterspell. He is unable to take physical form for an undisclosed time. With Vecna now gone, his detached Hand falls to the platform below. Last we heard from the sword, it was … Previous. Will Friedle – Kashaw VeshJoe Manganiello – ArkhanMary Elizabeth McGlynn – Zahra Hydris Mainly out of curiosity of what campaign 2 could have been. Though Vecna attempts to counter her spell, his attempt fails (thanks in no small part to a hex from Zahra). Over the course of eight rounds, Vecna drained a substantial number of his spells via legendary actions (2 spent per spell, 1 per cantrip), in addition to his own turn. Running time His next Banishment fails as well, but a second one finally succeeds, sending Scanlan and the Tome of Isolation both into another plane. Managing to recover them within an inch of irrecoverability, [Vox Machina] sent them with Gilmore off to safety as the black knight made its way up the staircase, Arkhan heading it off at the pass, giving [them] the opportunity to rise up to the top of the tower to face Vecna, the Ascended.". Sign up | Log in. Over the course of eight rounds, Vecna drained a substantial number of his spells via legendary actions (2 spent per spell, 1 per … This was amazing when Matt put it on the table. Will the new characters have to go after the Hand of Vecna? "I believe in you, buddy. Grog remains trapped in a maze on another plane, unable to escape, while Vex retrieves the body of her sister. His weapon of choice is a dagger. While Vox Machina are reeling from that impact, Arkhan's gauntleted fist reaches over the edge of one of the platforms. Later, it became his prison as it was draw… With the fight going south, Vecna uses his recently reattached Hand to cast Teleport. Question of the Week for #TalkingCrit looks at Arkhan and if he'll reappear in the next story arc. A Sunburst from Keyleth nearly causes Vecna to lose concentration on Grog's banishment, but he steels himself and maintains it. Desperate to remove Scanlan and his book from play, Vecna attempts to cast Dominate Person on Scanlan, but is foiled once again—this time by a low level, but lucky, counterspell. They cannot be stopped by anyone, not even a god." He is considered the very first Lich in Elion. Powered by Squarespace. That strategy having failed, Vecna next polymorphs Scanlan into a fox. Vecna Lives! Frustrated now, Vecna seeks to end the conflict with a second hail of meteors. iPhone ≤ Android Vecna, the Ascended Awards and Nominations. Vecna was later considered a lesser deity or \"patron saint\" of dark, coveted secrets, and this belief and worship lent him new power. Vecna, picking out the greatest perceived threat, finally succeeds in dispelling Scanlan 2. He throws down the helmet of Vecna's defeated death knight and joins the fight alongside Vox Machina. He is known as the Master of All that is Secret and Hidden, the Arch-Lich, the Chained God, the Maimed God, Master of the Spider Throne, the Whispered One, the Dying King, the Lord of the Rotted Tower, and the Undying King. Like the Sword of Kas, the Hand has some random properties, but it’s impossible to say what these were based on the limited information we have.The Hand is significantly more powerful when combined with the Eye of Vecna, as the user gains both the Eye’s base abilities and some bonus abilities from having both artifacts. This serpent is said to be one of the Ancient Bretheren, a group of powerful pre-deity beings that include such movers as Ahriman, Jazirian and the Lady of Pain. Lastly, it just looked really cool. Originally from the World of Greyhawk, Vecna was described as a powerful wizard who became a lich. Still picking out the greatest threats, Vecna traps Devo'ssa in a force cage and thus effectively ends the dragon's part in the fight. Each item provides the owner with incredible powers, but also has major drawbacks. Instead, please follow us at @GeekandSundry and @Nerdist! He was eventually destroyed, and his left hand and left eye were the only parts of his body to survive. The module bears the code WGA4 and was published by TSR, Inc. in 1990 for the second edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons rules.. Follow. Scanlan now issues a warning: they cannot inflict much more damage, because killing Vecna instead of banishing him would ruin all they have done. With that, he claps out of existence with an explosive flash and a thunderclap. Vox Machina, not having the emotional capacity to deal with that turn of events quite yet, simply share a sigh of relief at their victory. [art 2]. With that, the simulacrum melts back into snow. An illustration of a person's head and chest. A Wild Last Boss Appeared 189: The Souls of the Heroes Ascended Into the Heavens Author: Fire Head (炎頭) Translator: Hand of Vecna Editors: TpstT, Keii 第189話 えいゆうのたましいは ぶじに てんに のぼって きえてゆきました https://handofvecna.blogspot.com. Need help? As the ritual tries to take hold of Vecna, he resists, but only by using the last of his five legendary resistances. Previous Keyleth takes it and, with the strength of her planetar form, tries to drive it into a second wound. Grog takes Ioun's trammel from Pike and drives it deep into Vecna's chest. We saw Vecna use the first five charges to cast Finger of Death and the final three attempting to Teleport away when the battle seemed lost. An illustration of a horizontal line over an up pointing arrow. They fought cultists, but before reaching the apex of the Entropis, they accidentally killed their friends, who were disguised by Vecna to trick the party. Vox Machina's climactic battle with Vecna begins. Follow. "The Final Ascent" (1x113) Scanlan is left alive but barely conscious. He was an Ur-Flan, a race of humans who were renown for their mastery of magic, and was a member of the untouchable caste. Give a vote and let us know what you think. "The Chapter Closes" (1x115) This may be an unpopular opinion as much as I love this episode and the Characters I kind of wanted Vecna to win in the end. Scanlan hesitates for a moment, asking, "Is it worth it?" "Chapter One. Using the Ritual of Seeding that was once responsible for bringing the Raven Queen into the pantheon, [it] brought him as well, as the sole god on this side of the Divine Gate, and possible god-ruler of the Prime Material Plane. Vox Machina ascend to the very top of Entropis, making a few final preparations as they go. Monster Analysis: Vecna the Ascended, Part 1 Thanks to @alymccart for this art piece! The twilight of the gods had drawn to a close, and the sun rose once again over the land of Midgard. Wednesday Club will be discussing monsters in honor of it now being October. Vecna attempts to dispel the simulacrum, but Scanlan 2 protects himself with a well-placed counterspell. Just, boop, there you go. This time, with the top of the tower still hovering above Entropis, the lair actions fell into one of the following three effects: Regarding the field itself, dividing the battlefield from the simple octagon to the floating debris gave the battle a feeling of finality. That done, he summons a third and final Meteor Swarm to strike the lifted platform, detonating in range of everyone both on the ground and in the air. In this part, we’ll focus on the design of the encounter: the conscious decisions that made Vecna who he was and what the players would face before they ever entered the arena. It has begun hulking its way, closer and closer, toward the Dawn Cradle, the city of Vasselheim, as [Vox Machina], traversing through the innards of this titan, making [their] way within the city of Thar Amphala, sneakily finding [their] way beneath the dome, which he had constructed to keep outside any of the assailing forces. Fan art of Vecna's banishment, by Lap Pun Cheung. The clouds part above them and light shines down as the Divine Gate ensares Vecna's form. Let that sink in; Vecna was so scared of letting Grog stay on the battlefield he would willingly tank hits when needed, just to prevent the Goliath from attacking him. The final battle against Vecna has come. She taught the young Vecna that he was descen… Sunlight touches the city from above. Vecna, who seems shaken by the appearance of his nemesis' sword, banishes Grog from the battlefield. Grog, hanging off Vecna's side, pulls out Pelor's Divine Trammel and drives it into the closest wound—the first of their three trammels to be attached. However, the strike misses and the already-fragile trammel shatters in her hands. Born in the human city of Fleeth, Vecna was taught magic by his mother Mazell. Percy and Grog, seeing this, do their best to blast the hand off of him, though they know their strategy is not likely to work. Open in App. Transcript Keyleth changes her shape, assuming the form of a winged planetar. Media References and Puns of Episode 114: Vecna, the Ascended Fun fact: This is the eighth time that the cast’s crosswalk “wait” joke has been referenced! Tonight's sponsor: Marvel Puzzle Quest. Text me a link. Podcast link Scanlan 2, having seen his signal—albeit rather earlier than expected—now climbs up to join the fray. He has grown immense in his avatar form, and trapped in his ribcage, they see the unconscious form of a little girl: Velora, the twins' half-sister. An illustration of a magnifying glass. is an adventure module for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game, set in the game's World of Greyhawk campaign setting. Follow. While Scanlan must wait for his next chance to attempt the ritual, she flies to him and takes the book, beginning to read. Vecna is considered the most powerful and the most evil lich in history. When I discovered your wily tricks shifting about beneath my nose, the humor of it was not lost on me. New inductees into Vecna's cult are carefully groomed and often believe they are joining an obscure sect of some knowledge god, and are only told the truth when they show their willingness to do anything in pursuit of knowledge and power.Vecna's clerics amass knowledge and secrets by any means necessary. 5:44:46 He was eventually destroyed, and his left hand and left eye were the only parts of his body to survive. Upload. Airdate Order Arkhan quickly puts an end to that, breaking Vecna's hold of the banishment spell with a series of mighty blows. The ritual fails, for the moment. Your alignment changes to Neutral Evil, in some editions automatically, others over time. Overall, he spent 22 of his spell slots: Limited Magic Immunity: Vecna is immune to spells of 5th level or lower, unless he wishes to be affected. Scanlan chooses not to prepare the Rites quite yet, instead casting Bigby's Hand to carry him up closer to Vecna. Fan art of Vecna's Banishment, by Elaine Tipping. That's why I got closer, motherfucker! Four new figures enter the fray, unexpectedly, from beyond the tower: two wyverns bearing old allies, Zahra Hydris and Kashaw Vesh, and hotly pursued by a pair of gloomstalkers. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Vecna, the Ascended. Fortunately, since Vox Machina removed it from Delilah’s corpse and gave it to Pelor to destroy (or at least appear to), Vecna did not regain his Eye for this battle. Although Scanlan is the only member of Vox Machina able to read arcane texts, Keyleth realizes that, in her planetar form, all languages are legible to her. When Vecna tries to banish Grog along with Pike, who holds the third trammel, he is counterspelled by the newly in-range Scanlan. Just watching Critical Role Campaign 1 episode 114 “Vecna, the Ascended” for the first time in order to be able to watch the search for Grog. Everyone else: Yeah ok Vecna, why don't you go … While the rest of the party rejoice at Vecna's foiled escape, Scanlan looks heartbroken. Zahra aims a Finger of Death at Vecna while Kash delivers healing to Percy, Grog, and Scanlan. Next He sought to "play with the toys" left by other gods beyond the Divine Gate and reshape the world, his Exandria, to his liking. We'll pick this up next week. Upon Vecna’s isolation, the Hand of Vecna fell to the battlefield, severed from its master. With a high-level Hold Monster, he paralyzes Zahra, Kash, and both their mounts, sending them plummeting back over the side of the tower. The thumbnail for "Vecna, the Ascended" (1x114), featuring the players as Vox Machina. As Keyleth recites, the runes on the book and on the trammels begin to glow. However, instead, he chops off his own hand, attaches Vecna's to the stump, and uses it to teleport himself away. Over the course of eight rounds, Vecna drained a substantial number of his spells via legendary actions (2 spent per spell, 1 per cantrip), in … He is such a memorable/hateable Villian in Critical roles history. Alpha is no longer active. "Using the power of his worshippers and of his newfound abilities in his avatar god form, he gave temporary undead life to a long-buried, dead primordial earth titan that lay deep beneath the ground in Issylra. Vax, realizing that it takes great strength to attach a trammel, passes off the one from the Raven Queen. Unfortunately, [they] failed to do so as he transported his Shadowfell city of Thar Amphala into the Prime Material world. —Scanlan, attempting to whack-a-mole a god, "I'm both frustrated and proud." Skeletons rise from the ground to attack. Vecna’s spellcasting abilities, as expected, greatly increased from the last time Vox Machina encountered him back when he was still a newly-risen archlich. You all have proven driven enough to deserve the personal touch of my wrath. Vax, realizing the problem that fox-Scanlan (who cannot cast spells or read books) presents, flies down and strikes him once with his dagger, just enough to revert Scanlan from fox to gnome shape. Vecna and his priesthood were expanded upon in Dragon #348, in the "Core Beliefs" column. Monster Analysis: Vecna the Ascended, Part 1, Encounter Appearance: 114 Vecna, the Ascended, Resistant to cold, lightning, necrotic damage, Immune to poison and nonmagical weapon damage, spell damage below 6th level, Immune to charmed, exhaustion, frightened, paralyzed, poisoned, prone, blinded, 5th level (4) Hold Monster, Telekinesis, Dominate Person, 6th level (3) Circle of Death, Disintegrate, 7th level (4) Forcecage, Finger of Death*, Teleport*. Airdate Together, they ascended to tower in the center of Thar Amphala, killing Delilah Briarwood along the way, though Sylas escaped. We love you very much, and Is It Thursday Yet? A well-placed shot from Percival finally breaks Vecna's concentration and brings Grog back to the battlefield. In the city below, they watch as a group of devas join battle against a group of gloomstalkers, and both are annihilated by a single swipe of the titan's arm. An illustration of a magnifying glass. Pike heals the group to alleviate some of the damage from the meteor. # vecna-the-ascended Follow. … All Episodes (243) Next. Discussion spoiler. Before attempting to ascend to godhood, Vecna was a great and powerful sorcerer that fell in love with Pandora, the first human. Matt refers to Velora Vessar as being of human and elven origin, though she was previously established to be fully elven. Vax, Arkhan, and Keyleth, therefore, choose to grapple onto Vecna's body instead of attacking him. Vecna is a great sorcerer that existed in roughly 15 B.B. They are spies, blackmailers and corrupters, using the knowledge they gain to hold power over others. Originally from the World of Greyhawk campaign setting, Vecna was described as a powerful wizard who became a lich. Laura Bailey – Vex'ahliaTaliesin Jaffe – PercyAshley Johnson – PikeLiam O'Brien – Vax'ildanMarisha Ray – KeylethSam Riegel – ScanlanTravis Willingham – Grogand Matthew Mercer as the Dungeon Master The rites of banishment are ancient and powerful. Like the Eye, the abilities and drawbacks that the hand provides has changed throughout the editions. I've always believed in Number 2." Meanwhile, one of the titan's hands arcs overhead, swinging down toward the tower in a final, desperate attempt to stop Ioun's ritual. The fictional character Vecna (/ ˈ v ɛ k n ɑː / VEK-nah) has been named as one of the greatest villains in the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game.. "Talks Machina #41: 'The Final Ascent'" (TMx41) Join 10MM+ TV Lovers and Start Tracking! Grog strikes again with the Sword of Kas, opening a third wound in Vecna's avatar. Meanwhile, a look of panic appears in Vecna's eyes. The party brought them back to life and sent them to Emon. Oh, but I counterspelled it at eighth level! VOD In what was a much shorter battle, Vecna cast Firebolt, Counterspell, Fireball, Hold Monster, Disintegrate, Finger of Death, and Power Word Kill. His counterspell fizzled and now facing a fully healed team of adventurers, Vecna decides to start cutting down allies. Scanlan 2 is instructed to wait below for a cue. Some say that Kas was once a valiant knight, who’s love of battle was a thirst that could not be quenched. Another shot opens a visible chink in Vecna's avatar form. popconfession. {{art caption}} ----- autoformat art credits/captions, {{ep}} ----- autoformat links to episodes, {{ep ref}} ----- inline episode references, {{infobox character}} ----- infobox for character pages, {{infobox episode}} ----- infobox for episode pages, {{new artist category}} ----- boilerplate for new artist category pages, {{new character}} ----- boilerplate for new character pages, Critical Role One-Shot: Shadow of War – Part 2, https://criticalrole.fandom.com/wiki/Vecna,_the_Ascended?oldid=110831, Pelor's trammel was attached to Vecna by Grog, the Raven Queen's fragile trammel shattered on impact with Vecna, Ioun's trammel was attached to Vecna by Grog, Per its item description, once the Rites succeeded, the Tome was teleported back to the Endless Atheneeum, stolen by Arkhan before Vox Machina could destroy it. —Matthew Mercer. #critical role #cr campaign 1 #vecna the ascended. Grog strikes hard at Vecna, just enough to shatter his concentration one final time, and Scanlan reappears with the book. In the final battle against Vecna, Vex’ahlia reaches her exalted form: Elfaba . Special Guest(s) —Scanlan, to Scanlan 2, "You leave when Burt Reynolds tells you to leave!" Once again, Vecna nearly loses concentration on Grog's banishment, but once again, he manages to maintain it. Vecna is an evil deity in the D&D universe, and is considered the quintessential and ultimate "bad guy". That strategy having failed, Vecna next polymorphs Scanlan into a fox. He sought to become a god himself, though through means other than ascension. Keyleth just barely dodges two Feebleminds, with some help from a counterspell. Gender The last rolls of the campaign are natural 20's. The DMG-standard hand increases its user’s strength to 20 (unless it’s already there or higher), does cold damage when the user is hit by a melee attack, and has 8 charges, which can be used to cast Finger of Death (5 charges), Sleep (1 charge), Slow (2 charges), or Teleport (3 charges). Vox Machina with the help of allies must face against the newly made god. Therefore, we’ll be breaking this fight down into two parts. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive A line drawing of the Internet Archive headquarters building façade. Vecna, the Ascended. That way you wouldn't need pockets or anything. All of Vox Machina gather close to each other to watch. This is where things get interesting. In their previous battle with Vecna, Vox Machina experienced two kinds of lair actions: the dead rising (once skeletons and once zombies) and ghostly claws rising up to grapple them. He rose to godhood, becoming the god of secrets. Critical Role Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. At that moment, the ancient brass dragon Devo'ssa appears through the clouds and releases a torrent of fiery breath against Vecna. Aug 19, 2019 - This Pin was discovered by Sharna Alt. Interestingly, the Sword of Kas has a particular hatred not just for Vecna, but also for anyone that wields the Hand or Eye. Vecna, the Ascended Sigil is known as the City of Doors and even the City of Secrets, so it is not surprising that Vecna might enjoy being in this city. Scanlan 2 is instructed to wait below for a cue. The simplicity of Final Destination is all well and good, but nothing raises the stakes like a boss character who physically alters one of the core components players don’t expect to change. Three impact temples in Vasselheim below, while the fourth strikes the tower itself and sunders it into pieces. Monster Analysis: Vecna the Ascended, Part 1, Encounter Appearance: 114 Vecna, the Ascended, Resistant to cold, lightning, necrotic damage, Immune to poison and nonmagical weapon damage, spell damage below 6th level, Immune to charmed, exhaustion, frightened, paralyzed, poisoned, prone, blinded. [art 1]. Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events Hordes of gloomstalkers vanish into smoke, and the titan's encroaching arm grinds to a halt. The split also allowed Matt to direct who could and could not enter the battlefield. Oh god and now Sam and Liam are crying again. Vecna follows up on his fox strategy with a Banishment on both Grog and Scanlan, removing the two of them from the field. However, Velora is also struck by the spell and falls, burnt and lifeless, to the ground. Arkhan picks it up, raising his axe over his head to destroy the artifact. Discover (and save!) I have been in pieces since minute 1 of this five and a half hour epic, but there is a lot of laughter and joy in this as well. Previous Had the only entrance been the stairway, a random cultist could have joined the fray. All combatants hostile to Vecna lose existing resistances to necrotic damage until the next lair action. As an ascended god, Vecna’s spell save DC increased to 26, though his spellcasting ability modifier remained the same. (This is similar to the rakshasa ability to resist any spell lower than 7th level.). "Vox Machina had been traveling for a means of stopping the ascension of the Whispered One, Vecna, the lich, seeking ascension to godhood. Ads by Longitude. By opening up the floor, the DM had precise control on not only the enemies who entered, but also made the heroic appearances of J’Mon, Kash and Zahra, and Arkhan that much more exciting as the party initially dreaded what horror would come for them next. Grog goes first of Vox Machina, throwing the Sword of Kas to strike Vecna from below. Sam Riegel, in a moment of victory for Scanlan. He has grown immense in his avatar form, and trapped in his ribcage, they see the unconscious form of a little girl: Velora, the twins' half-sister. [art 3]. c-k-mack. The Vecna the Ascended I made for CR. Vecna's hateful gaze turns to Scanlan, and he strikes out with a Finger of Death that falls just short of lethal on the gnome. He also did cold damage to Vax, Keyleth, Grog, and Arkhan when they struck him in melee. Critter blog keeping track of monster stats, crits, and anything else that can be quantified on Critical Role. Cannot handle. Jun 24, 2019 - The latest Tweets from Alpha (@JoinTeamAlpha). As Vecna's wounds again begin to seal, he telekinetically raises the central platform of the broken tower. According to CritRoleStats, this was the first episode where three guests were present. Privacy. Vox Machina ascend to the very top of Entropis, making a few final preparations as they go. I was curious who would seek my blessing first. Chapter Order The impact batters them severely and does knock out Scanlan, but triggers the death ward that Pike had put on him earlier. 10 notes. Percy manages to take down both of the gloomstalkers that had arrived chasing Zahra and Kash. It is canonical that Vecna was once a mere man, and eventually became the most powerful wizard in "all times and spaces". (final words before being banished). He maintained the Citadel of Cavitius, originally on the Quasi-Elemental Plane of Ash near the border to the Negative Energy plane, which he had wrested away from the Doomguard long before. "Vecna, the Ascended" (1x114) is the fifteenth episode of the eighth chapter of Critical Role. Chapter 8, Episode 15(C1E114) He whispers, "I was going to save Vax.". When attached as the hand of an already-powerful spellcaster, the Hand of Vecna serves mostly as a small buff to their available spell slots. Episode Skip to main content. This is one of Matt's favorite minis from all time: Gorm, from Kingdom Death. 21 notes. They work to corru… Le « bras droit » de Vecna, qui fut également celui qui finit par le trahir, était Kas à la Main Ensanglantée, un vampire dont l'épée, lÉpée de Kas est également un artéfact. Discorporation: When Vecna drops to 0 hit points, his avatar form is destroyed, but his essence travels back to his phylactery demiplane just beyond the Prime Material. The original Scanlan, now falling past the edge of the tower, uses Dimension Door to put himself on Vecna's chest, but finds that he is too late to rescue Velora. As a deity, Vecna did not claim a domain, but instead wandered the entire multiverse. Vecna) has been named as one of the greatest villains in the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game. Over the course of putting together this analysis, we came to the conclusion that there was just far too much to say in a single article. Back in episode 102, his spell save DC was 23 and his spellcasting ability modifier was +10. But again, as long as the sword hasn’t destroyed Vecna’s phylactery, he would return at some point. Vecna is the god of secrets, the undead, and necromancy. Vecna, the Ascended She taught him that the great serpent Mok'sylk taught the god-kings of the Ur-Flan (ancestors of a people living in modern Greyhawk) magic. Starring Vox Machina battles Vecna. Grog and Arkhan both fall, catching themselves on the edge of the tower, as they all hear sounds of celebration from below. Twitch's Sub-tember has been extended until Twitch Con at the end of October. The Citadel was used by Vecna as his fortress, which he visited regularly, to gloat on the despair of his defeated enemies. Fan art of Arkhan, by Lap Pun Cheung. Critical Role podcast: now updated through episode 55. Sam is too excited about their new stuff to even think about the upcoming fight against Vecna! Keyleth, in her planetar form, boosts Grog closer to Vecna, where he is able to cut open a second wound in Vecna's side. (If you haven’t seen how Matt made each piece of the battlefield, go check out his Twitter where he posted pictures of the creation process!). Vecna, a stoned teenager: Hey guys, wouldn't it be cool if you could like, store things inside your chest cavity? As an ascended god, Vecna’s spell save DC increased to 26, though his spellcasting ability modifier remained the same. In what was a much shorter battle, Vecna cast Firebolt, Counterspell, Fireball, Hold Monster, Disintegrate, Finger of Death, and Power Word Kill. 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