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Hag-Called

A hag’s call echoes through your mind like a siren’s song, enticing you to surrender and become something horrible. Even after you’ve resisted the call or even killed your hag mother, those echoes remain, shaping your mind into something else and telling you who you were meant to be. While you’re almost certainly a changeling, you might be a latent psychic who came into accidental psychic contact with a hag’s call through a changeling associate, or your dreams might have long been infested by a night hag’s machinations.

Phrenic Pool Ability: Charisma

Bonus Spells: Ill omen (1st), enthrall (4th), bestow curse (6th), charm monster (8th), threefold aspect (10th), veil (12th), control weather (14th), trap the soul (16th), dominate monster (18th).

Discipline Powers The echoes of the hag’s call shapes the psychic potential of your mind, granting you exceptional abilities that might one day exceed the hag’s own.

Threefold Casting (Ex)

While you cannot join a true witch’s coven, you are nonetheless skilled at casting magic in conjunction with others. You gain a +2 insight bonus on skill checks for ritual magic in which you have at least two secondary casters. In addition, whenever you are within 30 feet of another hag, psychic, or witch, you can use the aid another action to grant a +1 bonus to the other spellcaster’s caster level for 1 round.

Mother’s Embrace (Su)

The hag’s call grows stronger as you grow more desperate, promising protection and release if only you would succumb. When you would fail a Will save, you can add 1d4 to your result; whether or not this causes you to succeed at the saving throw, you take 2 points of Wisdom damage. When you perform an act of cruelty, you regain 1 phrenic pool point. You can use each aspect of this ability a number of times per day equal to your Charisma modifier.

Deceptive Shapes (Su)

At 5th level, you learn the hag’s art of concealing your true face to get what you want. You can change into any Small or Medium humanoid at will as alter self, though you don’t gain any special abilities or ability score adjustments. You can’t replicate a specific person using this ability.

Curse Mastery (Sp)

At 13th level, you have made the accursed magic of the hags your own. You become immune to spells of the curse subschool and curse effects. Furthermore, the DCs of your spells with the curse descriptor increase by 1, and you can apply the overpowering mind and synaptic shock phrenic amplifications to spells with the curse descriptor so long as you have learned those amplifications.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Player Companion: Blood of the Coven © 2017, Paizo Inc.; Authors: John Compton, Eleanor Ferron, Crystal Frasier, Lissa Guillet, Elisa Mader, Adrian Ng, Mark Seifter, and Linda Zayas-Palmer.