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Campaign – Grand Lodge Faction

Thassilonian Resurgence

Intro to the Grand Lodge

The Grand Lodge faction within the Pathfinder Society represents its ruling Decemvirate and the organization’s larger philosophical and pragmatic goals.

  • Leader: Venture-Captain Ambrus Valsin
  • Alignment: Neutral
  • Headquarters: Grand Lodge, Absalom
  • Goals: Loyalty to the Decemvirate above all

Ranks of the Grand Lodge Faction

Ranks: Firebrand (lo-cg-74, Fame +10), Knight Reclaimant (lo-cg-91, Fame +10), Knight Vigilant (lo-cg-93, Fame +10), Lastwall Sentry (lo-wg-47, Fame +10), Magic Warrior (lo-wg-96, Fame +10), Pathfinder Agent (lo-wg-24, Fame +10), Scrollmaster (lo-cg-113, Fame +10), Spellmaster (lo-cg-114, Fame +10), Swordmaster (lo-cg-116, Fame +10),

  • Aspis Hunter (Fame +10)

Background of the Grand Lodge Faction

Regardless of a Pathfinder’s nation of origin, all members of the Society consider the Grand Lodge in Absalom a second home. It is in this vast complex of sprawling towers, libraries, and reliquaries that so many Pathfinders receive their training, and within the Grand Lodge’s walls, the masked leaders of the Society secretly guide the organisation from their chambers at the peak of Skyreach’s central tower. While many Pathfinders find their loyalty to the Society but one of several alliances to outside political or religious factions, most Pathfinders hold the strongest allegiance to the will of the Ten and the Pathfinder Society itself. Those who do not taint their dedication with distractions from other superiors are the pride of the Grand Lodge, and are rewarded for always putting the orders of the Decemvirate before their own personal wants and desires.

Faction Goal – Loyalty to the Decemvirate

Grand Lodge Pathfinders are often curious adventurers who believe the Pathfinder Society’s tenets and Decemvirate’s orders are their best guides to exploring the world, securing powerful magical items, and finding new adventures.

Spending Grand Lodge Organisation Renown

Associated Regions with Absalom and Statstone Isle (lo-wg-13), Mwangi Expanse (lo-wg-85) and the Organisations Aspis Consortium (rb-cr-21), Firebrands (lo-cg-75), Green Faith (rb-cr-21), Knights of Lastwall (lo-cg-86) and Magambya (lo-wg-90)

FEAT OPTIONS

ITEM OPTIONS

  • 2+ pts – New Item: You gain a new item (cost below).
    • (2) Wayfinder (crb617)

SPECIAL OPTIONS

  • Language training – Choice of Speak or Read/Write reduced depending on faction. It the same again to learn as Expert. It costs twice as much for Master, and three times for Legendary.
    • (1) Common language – Common, Elven, Halfling
    • (2) Uncommon language – Garundi, Mwangi
    • (8) Rare language
  • Other Services Unique to Grand Lodge
    • (2) Bonding a Wayfinder – This makes the wayfinder your key to the pathfinder society. In your hands you have access to any pathfinder lodge and can use it to display your standing within the various societies. You can be bonded to only one wayfinder at a time. You can trade in an existing wayfinder to reduce the cost, and if already bonded they will transfer the bond.
    • (5) Lore of Ages – gain access to a dedicated librarian of the society to do research for you. They research one topic for you.
    • (10) Wealth of Knowledge – Gain a new lore skill. Available only to members of the Grand Lodge.

MULTI-CLASS OPTIONS

  • (8) Firebrand Braggart (U Feat 4, lo-cg-75) You gain the Firebrand Braggart Dedication feat and gain the title Firebrand and access to Firebrand options.
    • (3) Snapleaf (Item 3, lo-cg-73),
    • (4) Backup Disguise (U Firebrand, General, Skill, Feat 2, lo-cg-71), Cloak of Repute (Item 4, lo-cg-73), Sow Rumour (U Firebrand, General, Skill, Feat 2, lo-cg-71)
    • (6) Insistent Door Knocker (Item 6, lo-cg-73),
    • (7) Unmemorable Mantle (Item 7, lo-cg-74),
    • (9) Greater Cloak of Repute (Item 9, lo-cg-73), Greater Unmemorable Mantle (Item 9, lo-cg-74),
    • (11) Greater Insistent Door Knocker (Item 11, lo-cg-73),
    • (12) Boaster’s Challenge (Feat 6, lo-cg-75), Daring Act (Feat 6, lo-cg-75)
    • (14) Entourage (R Firebrand, General, Skill, Feat 7, lo-cg-72)
    • (16) Bravo’s Determination (Feat 8, lo-cg-76), Great Boaster (Feat 8, lo-cg-76)
    • (17) Major Cloak of Repute (Item 17, lo-cg-73), Major Insistent Door Knocker (Item 17, lo-cg-73), Major Unmemorable Mantle (Item 17, lo-cg-74),
    • (20) Daring Flourish (Feat 10, lo-cg-76), Demanding Challenge (Feat 10, lo-cg-76)
    • (24) Daredevil’s Gambit (Feat 12, lo-cg-76),
  • (12) Knight Reclaimant (U Feat 6, lo-cg-91) You gain the Knight Reclaimant Dedication feat and gain the title Knight Reclaimant and access to Lastwall options.
    • (0) Armoured Skirt (Armour Item 0, lo-cg-92), Fauchard (Weapon Item 0, lo-cg-93),
    • (1) Lastwall Soup (U Elixir Item 1, lo-cg-93),
    • (2) Everstand Stance (U Feat 1, Champion, Fighter, Stance, lo-cg-91),
    • (8) Everstand Strike (U Feat 4, Champion, Fighter, lo-cg-91), Light of Revelation (U Feat 4, Champion, lo-cg-91), Rescuer’s Press (R Feat 4, lo-leg-68), Sinister Knight (U Rune 8, lo-cg-92), Sun Blade (U Feat 4, Champion, lo-cg-91),
    • (9) Crimson Brand (U Weapon Item 9, lo-cg-93),
    • (10) Serrating (U Rune 10, lo-cg-93),
    • (14) Glorious Plater (R Armour Item 14, lo-cg-93),
    • (15) Radiant Lance (U Weapon Item 15, lo-cg-93),
    • (16) Impassable Wall Stance (U Feat 8, Champion, Fighter, lo-cg-91), Invoke the Crimson Oath (Feat 8, lo-cg-94), Survivor of Desolation (Feat 8, lo-cg-94),
    • (20) Shall Not Falter, Shall Not Rout (R Feat 10, llo-eg-69),
    • (24) Reaper of Repose (Feat 12, lo-cg-94), Blade of the Crimson Oath (Feat 12, lo-cg-94),
  • (12) Knight Vigilant (U Feat 6, lo-cg-93) You gain the Knight Vigilant Dedication feat and gain the title Knight Vigilant and access to Lastwall options.
    • (0) Armoured Skirt (Armour Item 0, lo-cg-92), Fauchard (Weapon Item 0, lo-cg-93),
    • (1) Lastwall Soup (U Elixir Item 1, lo-cg-93),
    • (2) Everstand Stance (U Feat 1, Champion, Fighter, Stance, lo-cg-91),
    • (8) Everstand Strike (U Feat 4, Champion, Fighter, lo-cg-91), Light of Revelation (U Feat 4, Champion, lo-cg-91), Rescuer’s Press (R Feat 4, lo-leg-68), Sinister Knight (U Rune 8, lo-cg-92), Sun Blade (U Feat 4, Champion, lo-cg-91),
    • (9) Crimson Brand (U Weapon Item 9, lo-cg-93),
    • (10) Serrating (U Rune 10, lo-cg-93),
    • (14) Glorious Plater (R Armour Item 14, lo-cg-93),
    • (15) Radiant Lance (U Weapon Item 15, lo-cg-93),
    • (16) Impassable Wall Stance (U Feat 8, Champion, Fighter, lo-cg-91), Unshakable Idealism (Feat 8, lo-cg-93),
    • (20) Endure Death’s Touch (Feat 10, lo-cg-93), Vigil’s Wall Rise Anew! (R lFeat 10, o-leg-69),
    • (24) Aegis of Arnisant (Feat 12, lo-cg-93), Knight in Shining Armour (Feat 12, lo-cg-93),
  • (4) Lastwall Sentry (U Feat 2, lo-wg-47) You gain the Lastwall Sentry Dedication feat and gain the title Lastwall Sentry and access to Lastwall options.
    • (0) Armoured Skirt (Armour Item 0, lo-cg-92), Fauchard (Weapon Item 0, lo-cg-93),
    • (1) Lastwall Soup (U Elixir Item 1, lo-cg-93),
    • (2) Everstand Stance (U Feat 1, Champion, Fighter, Stance, lo-cg-91),
    • (8) Everstand Strike (U Feat 4, Champion, Fighter, lo-cg-91), Eyes of Ozem (Feat 4, lo-wg-48), Light of Revelation (U Feat 4, Champion, lo-cg-91), Necromantic Resistance (Feat 4, lo-wg-48), Rescuer’s Press (R Feat 4, lo-leg-68), Sinister Knight (U Rune 8, lo-cg-92), Sun Blade (U Feat 4, Champion, lo-cg-91),
    • (9) Crimson Brand (U Weapon Item 9, lo-cg-93),
    • (10) Serrating (U Rune 10, lo-cg-93),
    • (12) Grave Sense (Feat 6, lo-wg-48),
    • (14) Glorious Plater (R Armour Item 14, lo-cg-93),
    • (15) Radiant Lance (U Weapon Item 15, lo-cg-93),
    • (16) Impassable Wall Stance (U Feat 8, Champion, Fighter, lo-cg-91), Necromantic Tenacity (Feat 8, lo-wg-48),
    • (20) Lastwall Warden (Feat 10, lo-wg-48),
  • (4) Magic Warrior (U Feat 2, lo-wg-96) You gain the Magic Warrior Dedication feat and gain the title Magic Warrior.
    • (1) Scrollstaff (U Staff Item 1, lo-cg-100),
    • (4) Blessed Tattoo (U Tattoo Item 4, lo-wg-93),
    • (8) Magic Warrior Aspect (Feat 4, lo-wg-96), Magic Warrior Transformation (Feat 4, lo-wg-96)
    • (12) Nameless Anonymity (Feat 6, lo-wg-96)
  • (4) Pathfinder Agent (U Feat 2, lo-wg-24) You gain the pathfinder Archetype and feat Pathfinder Agent Dedication and the Title Pathfinder Agent.
    • (2) Archaic Wayfinder (U Item 2, lo-wg-18), Pathfinder’s Coin (U Held Item 2, lo-cg-110), Wayfinder (U Item 2, rc-cr-618),
    • (3) Pathfinder Chronicle (U Item 3, lo-cg-110),
    • (4) Fortifying Pebble (U Talisman Item 4, lo-cg-110), Scroll Case of Simplicity (U Held Item 4, lo-cg-111), Shining Wayfinder (U Worn Item 4, lo-cg-111),
    • (5) Vanishing Wayfinder (U Worn Item 5, lo-cg-112),
    • (6) Bi-Resonant Wayfinder (U Worn Item 6, lo-cg-110), Pathfinder’s Pouch (U Worn Item 6, lo-cg-111),
    • (8) Careful Explorer (Feat 4, lo-wg-23), Deft Cooperation (Feat 4, lo-wg-23), Thorough Reports (Skill, Feat 4, lo-wg p23), Wayfinder Resonance Tinkerer (Feat 4, lo-wg-23)
    • (12) Forced Entry (U Feat 6, Skill, lo-cg-112),
    • (16) Recognize Threat (U Feat 8, Skill, lo-cg-112),
    • (20) Everyone Duck! (U Feat 10, lo-cg-112),
    • (24) Educated Assessment (U Feat 12, lo-cg-112),
  • (4) Pathfinder Scroll Expert (Feat 2, rb-cr-220) You gain the pathfinder Archetype for a another class as selected below.
    • Alchemist Dedication (rb-cr)
    • Bard Dedication (rb-cr)
    • Investigator Dedication (rb-apg)
    • Monk Dedication (rb-cr)
    • Rogue Dedication (rb-cr)
  • (12) Pathfinder Scrollmaster (U Feat 6 – lo-cg-113) You gain the pathfinder Archetype and feat Scrollmaster Dedication and the title Scrollmaster.
    • (2) Archaic Wayfinder (U Item 2, lo-wg-18), Pathfinder’s Coin (U Held Item 2, lo-cg-110), Wayfinder (U Item 2, rc-cr-618),
    • (3) Pathfinder Chronicle (U Item 3, lo-cg-110),
    • (4) Fortifying Pebble (U Talisman Item 4, lo-cg-110), Scroll Case of Simplicity (U Held Item 4, lo-cg-111), Shining Wayfinder (U Worn Item 4, lo-cg-111),
    • (5) Vanishing Wayfinder (U Worn Item 5, lo-cg-112),
    • (6) Bi-Resonant Wayfinder (U Worn Item 6, lo-cg-110), Pathfinder’s Pouch (U Worn Item 6, lo-cg-111),
    • (16) Lore Seeker (Feat 8, lo-cg-113), Unravel Mysteries (Feat 8, lo-cg-113)
    • (20) Font of Knowledge (Feat 10, lo-cg-113)
  • (4) Pathfinder Spell Expert (Feat 2, rb-cr-220) You gain the pathfinder Archetype for a another class as selected below.
    • Cleric Dedication (rb-cr)
    • Druid Dedication (rb-cr)
    • Oracle Dedication (rb-apg)
    • Sorcerer Dedication (rb-cr)
    • Witch Dedication (rb-apg)
    • Wizard Dedication (rb-cr)
  • (12) Pathfinder Spellmaster (U Feat 6 – lo-cg-114) You gain the Feat Spellmaster Dedication and gain the title Spellmaster.
    • (2) Archaic Wayfinder (U Item 2, lo-wg-18), Pathfinder’s Coin (U Held Item 2, lo-cg-110), Wayfinder (U Item 2, rc-cr-618),
    • (3) Pathfinder Chronicle (U Item 3, lo-cg-110),
    • (4) Fortifying Pebble (U Talisman Item 4, lo-cg-110), Scroll Case of Simplicity (U Held Item 4, lo-cg-111), Shining Wayfinder (U Worn Item 4, lo-cg-111),
    • (5) Vanishing Wayfinder (U Worn Item 5, lo-cg-112),
    • (6) Bi-Resonant Wayfinder (U Worn Item 6, lo-cg-110), Pathfinder’s Pouch (U Worn Item 6, lo-cg-111),
    • (16) Surreptitious Spellcaster (Feat 8, lo-cg-114)
    • (20) Ward Casting (Feat 10, lo-cg-114)
    • (24) Spellmaster’s Resilience (Feat 12 lo-cg-114)
    • (24) Absorb Spell (Feat 14 lo-cg-114)
  • (4) Pathfinder Sword Expert (Feat 2, rb-cr-220) You gain the pathfinder Archetype for a another class as selected below.
    • Barbarian Dedication (rb-cr)
    • Champion Dedication (rb-cr)
    • Fighter Dedication (rb-cr)
    • Ranger Dedication (rb-cr)
    • Swashbuckler Dedication (rb-apg)
  • (12) Pathfinder Swordmaster (U Feat 6, lo-cg-115) You gain the Feat Swordmaster Dedication and gain the title Swordmaster.
    • (2) Archaic Wayfinder (U Item 2, lo-wg-18), Pathfinder’s Coin (U Held Item 2, lo-cg-110), Wayfinder (U Item 2, rc-cr-618),
    • (3) Pathfinder Chronicle (U Item 3, lo-cg-110),
    • (4) Fortifying Pebble (U Talisman Item 4, lo-cg-110), Scroll Case of Simplicity (U Held Item 4, lo-cg-111), Shining Wayfinder (U Worn Item 4, lo-cg-111),
    • (5) Vanishing Wayfinder (U Worn Item 5, lo-cg-112),
    • (6) Bi-Resonant Wayfinder (U Worn Item 6, lo-cg-110), Pathfinder’s Pouch (U Worn Item 6, lo-cg-111),
    • (20) Harrying Strike (Feat 10, lo-cg-115)
    • (24) Shoulder Catastrophe (Feat 12, lo-cg-115)
    • (28) Death’s Door (Feat 14, lo-cg-115)

RANK OPTIONS

  • 20 pts – Aspis Hunter: You learn the secrets to take down the societies greatest rivals the Aspis Consortium, and have advantage on rolls against them.

Gaining and Losing Renown in the Grand Lodge Faction

Pathfinders loyal first and foremost to the Grand Lodge and the Decemvirate find themselves well rewarded for carrying out the will of the Ten no matter where it takes them or what the task. Those Pathfinders who put the wellbeing of the Society above their own and who embody the values of exploration, cooperation, and accountability rise quickly in the ranks of the Grand Lodge. Often, the acquisition of lost knowledge or forgotten treasures directly benefits the discovering Pathfinder; thus, those dedicated to the Decemvirate take their orders as advice on how to maximise their own success.

Gaining faction renown

  • +1 renown – Completing an Objective of the Grand Lodge Faction
  • +1 renown – Gaining a level while a member of the Grand Lodge Faction

Loosing faction Renown

  • -1 renown – Turning down a Grand Lodge Faction quest.
  • -1 renown – Failing to achieve an Grand Lodge Objective in an accepted quest.
  • -half current renown – changing factions within the society.

Letters from the Faction

Characters associated with these adventures have the following letters:

#1 – Aspirant Pathfinders

Loyal Pathfinder,

I see hundreds of new agents rise from mediocrity to find their names scribed upon the very pages of the Pathfinder Chronicles, and I expect you to be among them. Your dedication to the ideals of our esteemed organization and your obedience of the word of the Decemvirate are laudable. In the course of your long and illustrious career, I may ask certain favors of you above and beyond those of your fellow agents. Do these tasks and you will earn not only my favor and that of my fellow venture-captains, but even the notice of the Ten themselves. You will be well rewarded for your allegiance to the Pathfinder Society above all else.

By the will of the Ten,
Venture-Captain Ambrus Valsin

Characters also gain 5 weeks worth of rations.

Content Updates

  • 2022-04-13 – Updated with content from Lost Omens World Guide.
  • 2021-08-07 – Updated to layout and menu.
TRAP Campaign

Adventures, Challenges, Personalities, Runelords, Varisia, TRAP Design

Characters: Feats (Location, Social (RotR), Social (JR))

Main Settlements: Absalom, Korvosa, Magnimar, Riddleport

Other Settlements: Abken, Baslwief, Biston, Galduria, Harse, Ilsurian, Janderhoff, Kaer Maga, Melfesh, Nybor, Palin’s Cove, Ravenmoor, Roderic’s Cove, Sandpoint, Sirathu, Turtleback Ferry, Urglin, Velderaine, Wartle, Whistledown, Windsong Abbey, Wolf’s Ear

Other Locations: Ashwood, Bloodsworn Vale, Brinewall, Calphiak Mountains, Celwynvian, Chorak’s Tomb, Churlwood, Cinderlands, Crystalrock, Crystilan, Curchain Hills, Ember Lake, Fenwall Mountains, Fogscar Mountains, Gnashers, Gruankus, Guiltspur, Hollow Mountain, Hook Mountain, Iron Peaks, Kodar Mountains, Lady’s Light, Lurkwood, Malgorian Mountains, Mierani Forest, Minderhal’s Anvil, Mindspin Mountains, Mobhad Leigh, Mundatei, Mushfelns, Nolands, Red Mountains, Rift of Niltak, Rimeskull, Sanos Forest, Shimmerglens, Skotha Lake, Skull’s Crossing, Spindlehorn, Spire of Lemriss, Stormunder Lake, Stony Mountains, Storval Deep, Storval Plateau, Storval Stairs, Sunken Queen, Syrantula Lake, Varisian Gulf, Velashu River, Velashu Uplands, Viperwall, Wormwood Hall, Wyvern Mountains, Yondabakari River

Organisations: Hellknights, Pathfinder Society

PFS Factions: Andoran, Cheliax, Grand Lodge, Lantern Lodge, Osirion, Qadira, Sczarni, Shadow Lodge, Silver Crusade, Taldor

Adventures

Level 1: Aspirant Pathfinders, The Lost Star, Ilsundal Carnival, Pharasma’s Quest, Welcome to Kaer Maga

Level 2: Sandpoint Festival, Shard of Pride, Welcome to Korvosa, Welcome to Riddleport

Level 3: Korvosa Gone Mad, Missing people in Sandpoint, Rescue of Ameiko, Shard of Greed

Library of Books

B5, d20 System, Pathfinder, SW

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