Todays “winner” of the Bardic Compendium Class Contest (TM) (no, it’s not really trademarked, so don’t sue) is Eric Nieudan with his “freestyle gangsta rapper” suggestion!
When you have mastered the art of rythmic rhyming and fast-talking, you may take this move the next time you level:
When you bust a rhyme that smears foe as a part of your arcane performance, on a hit you enchant him with a powerful sense of enmity, and he will try to harm you to the best of his ability.The spell is broken when they take damage, and the first ally to attack the foe takes +1 to their roll.
Once you’ve taken “Masterful Vituperation,” the following moves count as class moves for you. In addition to your normal list of moves, you may choose from this list when you gain a level.
When you bust a rhyme and include nonsense words you made up on the spot roll+INT, your words are infused with a . On a 10+ your words are infused with magic and the listener is so confused that are stunned for a few moments. On a 7-9 the listener is only stunned so long as you keep rhyming, and even then only for a few moments.
When you flash some jewelry and rhyme about all your coin and wenches, roll+CHA. On a hit, a listener is put under an illusion. On a 10+ choose 2. On a 7-9 you still choose two, but they are maliciously envious:
– They believe that you are an important and influential person.
– They consider you exceptionally attractive.
– They believe that you are very rich.
You speak the secret tongue of the Homies and know their secret hand gestures. When you recruit in the slums, take +1 to your roll.