#10-16: What the Helms Hide

Game Master Baerlie

High Tier

Map

Ini:

[dice=Ini Arin]1d20+2[/dice]
[dice=Ini Mhazruk]1d20+6[/dice]
[dice=Ini Mykel]1d20+6[/dice]
[dice=Ini Pai]1d20+5[/dice]
[dice=Ini Sirius]1d20+5[/dice]
[dice=Ini Tenibri]1d20+2[/dice]
[dice=Ini Erhun]1d20+1[/dice]


Grand Lodge

Open for discussion...

Liberty's Edge

Male CG Human (Taldan) Bard 5 (Arcane Duelist) - Init. +1, Senses Normal Vision Perception +1, AC 21/ touch 11/ ff 20; CMD 19 (21 vs. trip); hp 33/33, F+2, R+5, W+5 (+7 vs. mind-affecting), Speed 30 ft.

Hi GM Baerlie,

Let me know if there is room for one more.

Thanks!
PDK

Grand Lodge

Hi,

sorry, we are already full and in the first encounter.

br
Baerlie

Liberty's Edge

Female NG Gnome Kineticist 4 | HP 43/43 | Temp HP: 5/5 | Non-lethal dmg: 1 | AC 18*, T 14*, FF 15 | CMB +2, CMD 13 | Fort +8, Ref +7, Will +1* | Init +5 | Perception +9, Sense Motive +0 | Speed 20ft | Burn: 1/7 per day | Active conditions: Enveloping Winds (20% miss chance for ranged weapons); Protection from Chaos

FYI: I will be on vacation from July 7-22. I may be able to post during that time, but I cannot guarantee the frequency. Please bot me as needed during that time.

Liberty's Edge

Male NG Wayang Arcanist 4 | HP: 26/26 | AC: 17 13 (12 Tch, 15 11 Fl) | CMD: 11 (9 Fl) | F: +3, R: +4, W: +5 | Init: +6 +2 | Perc: +12 +10, SM +0 | Speed 20ft | Active conditions: mage armor, heightened awareness

Hi all! I had an extended weekend trip outside of cell service, and forgot to notify my games before I left. I'm back now, and will be checking in and posting in all of my games hopefully tonight but definitely by tomorrow (Wed). Thanks for any botting you've done, and sorry for my unexpected absence!

Liberty's Edge

Male NG Wayang Arcanist 4 | HP: 26/26 | AC: 17 13 (12 Tch, 15 11 Fl) | CMD: 11 (9 Fl) | F: +3, R: +4, W: +5 | Init: +6 +2 | Perc: +12 +10, SM +0 | Speed 20ft | Active conditions: mage armor, heightened awareness

I just started a new job today. Until the training and acclimation settle down, my posting will be somewhat erratic, probably shifting from mornings to evenings (EDT) until I have a better feel for things.

Grand Lodge

Ok, thanks for the info! And congrats!

Liberty's Edge

Female NG Gnome Kineticist 4 | HP 43/43 | Temp HP: 5/5 | Non-lethal dmg: 1 | AC 18*, T 14*, FF 15 | CMB +2, CMD 13 | Fort +8, Ref +7, Will +1* | Init +5 | Perception +9, Sense Motive +0 | Speed 20ft | Burn: 1/7 per day | Active conditions: Enveloping Winds (20% miss chance for ranged weapons); Protection from Chaos

Just so that I can plan accordingly: Do you plan to be finished with this game in time for these characters to be available for Gameday in August?

Grand Lodge

I plan to finish it before GD, yes. I'll try my very best.

And sorry about the confusion. It's not clear in the script as well. The author switches. As the Shoanti speak of a Chelish woman I tried to adapt the text to female, maybe I missed it somewhere or forgot.

The Exchange

CN Male Half-Orc Alchemist (Grenadier) 3 | HP: 24/24 | AC: 18 T: 13 FF: 15 | CMB: 3, CMD: 16 | F:4 R:7 W:1 | Init: 7 | Speed 30ft | Active conditions: Bull's Strength/3 Mins
Resources:
| Bombs: 6/9 | Extracts: (1st): 2/5 | Extracts: (2nd): 0/2

No worries. These early scenarios can be pretty rough and there are a lot of people being talked about in the text.

The Exchange

CN Male Half-Orc Alchemist (Grenadier) 3 | HP: 24/24 | AC: 18 T: 13 FF: 15 | CMB: 3, CMD: 16 | F:4 R:7 W:1 | Init: 7 | Speed 30ft | Active conditions: Bull's Strength/3 Mins
Resources:
| Bombs: 6/9 | Extracts: (1st): 2/5 | Extracts: (2nd): 0/2

Wow, I know they live longer but still...tricked for decades. I feel really bad for her.

Liberty's Edge

Male NG Wayang Arcanist 4 | HP: 26/26 | AC: 17 13 (12 Tch, 15 11 Fl) | CMD: 11 (9 Fl) | F: +3, R: +4, W: +5 | Init: +6 +2 | Perc: +12 +10, SM +0 | Speed 20ft | Active conditions: mage armor, heightened awareness

I will be heading out on vacation later this week; I'll be unavailable from Wed, 31 July through Mon, 5 Aug. Please bot me as necessary!

Liberty's Edge

Female NG Gnome Kineticist 4 | HP 43/43 | Temp HP: 5/5 | Non-lethal dmg: 1 | AC 18*, T 14*, FF 15 | CMB +2, CMD 13 | Fort +8, Ref +7, Will +1* | Init +5 | Perception +9, Sense Motive +0 | Speed 20ft | Burn: 1/7 per day | Active conditions: Enveloping Winds (20% miss chance for ranged weapons); Protection from Chaos

Have fun!

Liberty's Edge

Female NG Gnome Kineticist 4 | HP 43/43 | Temp HP: 5/5 | Non-lethal dmg: 1 | AC 18*, T 14*, FF 15 | CMB +2, CMD 13 | Fort +8, Ref +7, Will +1* | Init +5 | Perception +9, Sense Motive +0 | Speed 20ft | Burn: 1/7 per day | Active conditions: Enveloping Winds (20% miss chance for ranged weapons); Protection from Chaos

I will be out of town from Aug 8-11, and I won't be able to post. Please bot me as needed.

Grand Lodge

male human swashbuckler(rondelero)5, HP 54/54, F +4, R +9, W +4, AC 24, T 17, FF 18, Init +6(+8), Per +9, Panache 5/5

hey...are we going to be finished this before GDVIII?

Grand Lodge

Sorry for my absence, I got overwhelmed by work after my holidays. Yes, we are going to finish this in the next two weeks. I'll do an update later, when I'm home.

Liberty's Edge

Female NG Gnome Kineticist 4 | HP 43/43 | Temp HP: 5/5 | Non-lethal dmg: 1 | AC 18*, T 14*, FF 15 | CMB +2, CMD 13 | Fort +8, Ref +7, Will +1* | Init +5 | Perception +9, Sense Motive +0 | Speed 20ft | Burn: 1/7 per day | Active conditions: Enveloping Winds (20% miss chance for ranged weapons); Protection from Chaos

Reminders:

Conclusions from the museum:
You look for clues in the Pathfinder Chronicles, compare the written words with the artifacts, tapestries and other things connected to the Shoanti history. Finally you come to the following conclusion(s).

Details of certain sites described in Helven Leroung’s published accounts differ from recent maps and surveys, suggesting she was never at those locations.

The word choice and syntax in Helven’s accounts are atypical of Chelish authorship, though suggestive of tales arising from oral traditions.

Depictions on some Shoanti reliefs predating the arrival of Chelish settlers bear striking parallels and similarities to Helven’s accounts.

Helven provided intelligence to Chelish forces regarding the location of a Shoanti tribe known to be plundering sites around the region.

Witnesses told Montlarion of a Chelish woman aiding a Shoanti tribe during the war before those Shoanti were slain.

Montlarion had an altercation with Helven regarding Shoanti artifacts, which turned violent.

You further find more background information about the Pathfinder Helven in the Chronicles and Montlarion Jeggare's notes:
Helven Leroung was a chelish noblewoman who sought acclaim as a Pathfinder. As the Everwar closed, she joined other Pathfinders in Varisia, exploiting archeological sites made accessible by Cheliax’s advancing armies. Yet, Helven sought a quicker path to prestige. Traveling out ahead of the advancing army, Helven ingratiated herself with a Shoanti tribe by warning them of an impending Chelish attack. She then secretly began transcribing the Shoanti’s oral tales of the region’s history, sites, and wildlife. He also encouraged the tribe to amass items of significance as “protection” from Chelish “invaders.”

Ultimately, Helven betrayed the tribe. She gave up the tribe’s location to Chelish forces, which garnered favor with many inhabitants of the recently-established Fort Korvosa, including Montlarion Jeggare. With the Shoanti put to the sword, Helven appropriated their tales and artifacts for herself. Laden with ill-gotten treasures, she left many relics in Montlarion’s care before departing on one of the first cargo ships to sail from the settlement.

Returning to Absalom, Helven recast the Shoanti tales as her own first-hand accounts, which were published in the Pathfinder Chronicles. Following a bloody internal struggle in the year 4411 AR, she then parlayed these accounts to secure a place among the first Decemvirate.

However, Helven’s stolen successes could not stand unchallenged forever. Helven returned to Korvosa, where the now Lord Magistrate Montlarion had begun to suspect Helven’s betrayal of the Shoanti, and the source of his supposed heroics. Montlarion questioned Helven and presented her with eyewitness testimony of a Chelish woman providing wartime aid to the Shoanti. The Korvosans demanded Helven’s ill-gotten treasures be confiscated pending further investigation.

Helven was furious and a fight erupted. Weakened, Helven fled to Absalom, while Montlarion died soon thereafter. Once divination magic confirmed all witnesses of his crimes had perished, Helven believed his secrets safe.

Discovered in the creepy woods:
Carved alongside the statue is an inscription that reads “Like the Lord of Seasons, our hoods illuminate truth, while their masks shelter deceit. Let this be the sign of our covenant. -E”

Found in the dwarves' caves:
You are able to piece together the story from the various pieces. The tablets contain an ancient ballad that tells the story of a dwarf named Jorgar Ironbellows, an ambitious noble who murdered his father to secure his inheritance, only to be assassinated by his own son in turn. The fable serves as a cautionary tale, warning others about the folly of favoring one’s own ambition above the lives of their fellow dwarves.

Liberty's Edge

Female NG Gnome Kineticist 4 | HP 43/43 | Temp HP: 5/5 | Non-lethal dmg: 1 | AC 18*, T 14*, FF 15 | CMB +2, CMD 13 | Fort +8, Ref +7, Will +1* | Init +5 | Perception +9, Sense Motive +0 | Speed 20ft | Burn: 1/7 per day | Active conditions: Enveloping Winds (20% miss chance for ranged weapons); Protection from Chaos

Maybe someone should put on Autumn's Cowl? The part we found in the woods about masks sparks my interest. The Decemvirate members are wearing masks, after all.

Grand Lodge

Please post your PFS ID, Names etc. for the Chronicle sheets.

Liberty's Edge

Male Gnome Oracle 4 | HP 31/31 | AC 21*, t 15*, ff 19* | CMB 1, CMD 13 | F+2 R+3 W+5 | Init+2 | Low-light vision | Perc+7, SM+1 | Speed 20ft | Spells: 1st 1/8; 2nd 1/4 | Channel Positive Energy: 1/6 | Energy Body (rounds): 1/4 | Delay Affliction: 1/1 | Eternal Hope: 1/1 | SLAs: arcane mark 1/1, comprehend languages 1/1, message 1/1, read magic 1/1 | Active conditions: ShOfFa

Player: PaleDim
Character: Arin Qualnoh
PFS # 272301-15
Faction: Liberty's Edge

That looks like what you need.

Grand Lodge

male human swashbuckler(rondelero)5, HP 54/54, F +4, R +9, W +4, AC 24, T 17, FF 18, Init +6(+8), Per +9, Panache 5/5

Paul McCrory/grimdog73
Mykel Therinor
125048-06

Liberty's Edge

Female NG Gnome Kineticist 4 | HP 43/43 | Temp HP: 5/5 | Non-lethal dmg: 1 | AC 18*, T 14*, FF 15 | CMB +2, CMD 13 | Fort +8, Ref +7, Will +1* | Init +5 | Perception +9, Sense Motive +0 | Speed 20ft | Burn: 1/7 per day | Active conditions: Enveloping Winds (20% miss chance for ranged weapons); Protection from Chaos

Player: Warah
Character Name: Pai Shecks
PFS #: 289224-1
Faction: Liberty's Edge
Day Job: Profession (artisan): 1d20 + 6 ⇒ (1) + 6 = 7

The Exchange

CN Male Half-Orc Alchemist (Grenadier) 3 | HP: 24/24 | AC: 18 T: 13 FF: 15 | CMB: 3, CMD: 16 | F:4 R:7 W:1 | Init: 7 | Speed 30ft | Active conditions: Bull's Strength/3 Mins
Resources:
| Bombs: 6/9 | Extracts: (1st): 2/5 | Extracts: (2nd): 0/2

Agent Eclipse
Mhazruk Kruhl
54329-1
The Exchange

Grand Lodge

I will post the chronicles tonight.

Dark Archive

Male Half - Elf Occultist 4
Stats:
hp 31/31AC 16|T 10 |FF 16, F +6|R +1|W +7, Init +0, Per +12

Player: Helikon
Character: Sirius
PFS # 50731-18
Faction: Dark Archive

Liberty's Edge

Male NG Wayang Arcanist 4 | HP: 26/26 | AC: 17 13 (12 Tch, 15 11 Fl) | CMD: 11 (9 Fl) | F: +3, R: +4, W: +5 | Init: +6 +2 | Perc: +12 +10, SM +0 | Speed 20ft | Active conditions: mage armor, heightened awareness

Player: Zin Z'arin (Rob Riemersma)
Character Name: Tenibri
PFS #: 192785-2
Faction: Liberty's Edge
Day Job: Craft (alchemy), alchemist's lab, crafter's fortune: 1d20 + 13 + 2 + 5 ⇒ (7) + 13 + 2 + 5 = 27
Craft (alchemy), alchemist's lab, crafter's fortune, shirt reroll: 1d20 + 13 + 2 + 5 ⇒ (8) + 13 + 2 + 5 = 28

Grand Lodge

Chronicles

Grand Lodge

male human swashbuckler(rondelero)5, HP 54/54, F +4, R +9, W +4, AC 24, T 17, FF 18, Init +6(+8), Per +9, Panache 5/5

umm..i think there is a problem with the gold amounts....

Liberty's Edge

Male Gnome Oracle 4 | HP 31/31 | AC 21*, t 15*, ff 19* | CMB 1, CMD 13 | F+2 R+3 W+5 | Init+2 | Low-light vision | Perc+7, SM+1 | Speed 20ft | Spells: 1st 1/8; 2nd 1/4 | Channel Positive Energy: 1/6 | Energy Body (rounds): 1/4 | Delay Affliction: 1/1 | Eternal Hope: 1/1 | SLAs: arcane mark 1/1, comprehend languages 1/1, message 1/1, read magic 1/1 | Active conditions: ShOfFa

Yeah, it's listed as per the table, but the table has no variance for our higher tier, so that can't be right...

Grand Lodge

Hm, but the table says 400GP. I have to check...

Grand Lodge

Just found out that it had been corrected after I downloaded the file. The correct amounts are:

L1: 425, L2: 700, L3: 1,200, L4: 1,600, L5: 2,000

I have to download the file again and create new Chronicles. Unfortunately I'm currently on the way to a campground and I dont have a Laptop with me. Will return on Tuesday next week.

Grand Lodge

male human swashbuckler(rondelero)5, HP 54/54, F +4, R +9, W +4, AC 24, T 17, FF 18, Init +6(+8), Per +9, Panache 5/5

that's cool..no hurry for me...

The Exchange

CN Male Half-Orc Alchemist (Grenadier) 3 | HP: 24/24 | AC: 18 T: 13 FF: 15 | CMB: 3, CMD: 16 | F:4 R:7 W:1 | Init: 7 | Speed 30ft | Active conditions: Bull's Strength/3 Mins
Resources:
| Bombs: 6/9 | Extracts: (1st): 2/5 | Extracts: (2nd): 0/2

Thought we had already rolled dayjobs as well, sorry.

Craft (Alchemy): 1d20 + 19 ⇒ (19) + 19 = 38

Scarab Sages

Male Human Bloodrager 3 Init +1 HP 37/37 AC 16 T11 FF15 Fort +6 Ref+2 Will +3 Per+5 CMB +5 CMD 16

So what, now?

Liberty's Edge

Female NG Gnome Kineticist 4 | HP 43/43 | Temp HP: 5/5 | Non-lethal dmg: 1 | AC 18*, T 14*, FF 15 | CMB +2, CMD 13 | Fort +8, Ref +7, Will +1* | Init +5 | Perception +9, Sense Motive +0 | Speed 20ft | Burn: 1/7 per day | Active conditions: Enveloping Winds (20% miss chance for ranged weapons); Protection from Chaos

I think we're waiting for the corrected Chronicle sheets.

Grand Lodge

male human swashbuckler(rondelero)5, HP 54/54, F +4, R +9, W +4, AC 24, T 17, FF 18, Init +6(+8), Per +9, Panache 5/5

any luck with the adjusted chronicles?

Liberty's Edge

Female NG Gnome Kineticist 4 | HP 43/43 | Temp HP: 5/5 | Non-lethal dmg: 1 | AC 18*, T 14*, FF 15 | CMB +2, CMD 13 | Fort +8, Ref +7, Will +1* | Init +5 | Perception +9, Sense Motive +0 | Speed 20ft | Burn: 1/7 per day | Active conditions: Enveloping Winds (20% miss chance for ranged weapons); Protection from Chaos

I sent a PM to GM Bearlie some days ago, and haven't received a reply. Looks like their last posts were on Aug. 20. I guess it's time to call for assistance on the Discussion forum on Flaxseed Lodge.

Grand Lodge

Sorry, completely my fault. I forgot about that after my holidays. I'll post them tonight!

Grand Lodge

male human swashbuckler(rondelero)5, HP 54/54, F +4, R +9, W +4, AC 24, T 17, FF 18, Init +6(+8), Per +9, Panache 5/5

all good..no sweat...just managed to get my guy into a game for GD8...need the correct info...

Grand Lodge

Ok, there's still a problem here. I just redownloaded the Scenario/Chronicle but the table still shows the old values. I checked the GM discussion and as per end of June people complain that it's still not updated. I guess this is still the case. I have to check with a Online VC to get this sorted out. Unfortunately I'm not allowed to change the Chronicle, this would make it invalid. Getting back to you as soon as I have more information.

Liberty's Edge

Female NG Gnome Kineticist 4 | HP 43/43 | Temp HP: 5/5 | Non-lethal dmg: 1 | AC 18*, T 14*, FF 15 | CMB +2, CMD 13 | Fort +8, Ref +7, Will +1* | Init +5 | Perception +9, Sense Motive +0 | Speed 20ft | Burn: 1/7 per day | Active conditions: Enveloping Winds (20% miss chance for ranged weapons); Protection from Chaos

Thanks for the update! :)

Liberty's Edge

Male NG Wayang Arcanist 4 | HP: 26/26 | AC: 17 13 (12 Tch, 15 11 Fl) | CMD: 11 (9 Fl) | F: +3, R: +4, W: +5 | Init: +6 +2 | Perc: +12 +10, SM +0 | Speed 20ft | Active conditions: mage armor, heightened awareness

Any update?

Dark Archive

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I am looking into the updated chronicle situation. I have sent Paizo staff a message to see if we can get ahold of the updated chronicle. Though with them not working weekeneds it will be a couple of days. If nothing by mid-week then we will correct one for you.

Grand Lodge

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male human swashbuckler(rondelero)5, HP 54/54, F +4, R +9, W +4, AC 24, T 17, FF 18, Init +6(+8), Per +9, Panache 5/5

all good, man. I know Baerlie has some stuff going on...thanks for stepping in...

Dark Archive

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@GM Baerlie- I still haven't heard anything on the updated chronicle so this is what we can do. Go ahead and mark in the correct gold in the gold earned box per this discussion link below.

https://paizo.com/threads/rzs42imf?1016-What-The-Helms-Hide#14

In the notes section or a large enough open space post this link as well. This should be what you need until an update comes out.

Hope this helps and see you all around the boards.

Happy gaming!

Grand Lodge

Ok, will do that on the weekend! And thanks for checking and sorting things out!

Dark Archive

Venture-Lieutenant PBP GM Tyranius PFS Reporting Tool | Scenario List | Scenario Sign-up Sheet

Anytime! Hopefully we will see an updated chronicle in the near future.

Liberty's Edge

Male NG Wayang Arcanist 4 | HP: 26/26 | AC: 17 13 (12 Tch, 15 11 Fl) | CMD: 11 (9 Fl) | F: +3, R: +4, W: +5 | Init: +6 +2 | Perc: +12 +10, SM +0 | Speed 20ft | Active conditions: mage armor, heightened awareness

Just clarifying here; are we as players supposed to make this correction and notation on our own sheets, previously provided in this post, or are we waiting on GM Baerlie to provide corrected and notated sheets?

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