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DnD NPC Nikelnevich Aleksyev

Dungeons and Dragons – Mystara

NPC – Aleksyev Nikelnevich

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Patriarch Aleksyev Nikelnevich

Aleksyev Nikelnevich (Male Traladaran Cleric 13)
Title: Patriarch of Specularum for the Church of Traldara

  • DnD Karameikos Religious Leaders - Traladara and Karameikos
  • DnD Religion Church of Traladara Heraldry

AC 955 – Born in Traladara Lands before arrival of Stefan Karameikos.
AC 970 – Joined the Church of Traladara
AC 1000 – Age 45 (C11)
AC 1005 – Age 50 (Clr12)
AC 1010 – Age 55 (Clr13)


Patriarch Aleksyev is a 45-year-old Traladaran cleric; his parents, too, were clerics in the Church of Traladara in Specularum. Aleksyev was a 15-year-old novice cleric the “Thyatian Invasion” came. He watched his parents, participants in the Marilenev Rebellion, perish when the Rebellion was suppressed. Initially embittered by these events, he threw himself into his clerical studies in the hopes of becoming a mighty wielder of clerical magic and driving the invaders from Traladaran shores. By the time he had become Patriarch of his Church in Specularum, though, his clerical studies, growing emotional maturity, and surprisingly cordial relations with Oliver Jowett had wrought a change in him; he gradually became dedicated to the idea of Traladara regaining its Golden Age through peaceable means and directed faith.


Aleksyev is a complicated man. Though he’s a formidable warrior-cleric, he is dedicated to bringing his ideals to reality through peaceful means wherever possible. Though he is determined that Traladaran blood rule over Traladara again, he thinks this should be done by peaceable assimilation of the Thyatian population into the Traladaran. He still carries bitterness against the Duke for the death of his parents, but does not conspire against the man or use his political sway to damage the royal family. He is actually rather fond of Oliver Jowett of the Church of Karameikos, but knows he has a true enemy in Patriarch Alfric.


Aleksyev is of medium height and muscular build. His hair, beard, and mustache, close-trimmed and neat, are jet-black, as are his eyes. He wears bright Traladaran robes. In times of war, he will wear full plate mail and carry the war hammer which belonged to his father.


Knights of Mystara

Karameikos (AC 1010) –

Admirals of Mystara (Counts as a Knight)

Karameikos (AC 1010) – Admiral Lucius Hyraksos (M69, Ftr14)

General of Mystara (Counts as a Knight)

Karameikos (AC 1010) – Lord Alexius Korrigan (M48, Ftr8), Master Oliver Jowett (Order of the Griffon, M85, Clr20),

Patriarchs of Mystara (Counts as a Knight)

Karameikos (AC 1010) – Aleksyev Nikelnevich (Specualrum, Church of Traladra, M55, Clr13), Oliver Jowett (Specularum, Church of Karameikos, M85, Clr20), Sherlane Halaran (Threshold, Church of Karameikos, M72, Clr16),

Traladaran Clans – NikelnevichAleksyev (M55, Clr13),

Church of Traladara
Leader/PatriarchAleksyev Nikelnevich (Specularum, M55, Clr13)

Splinter Cult of Halav
Leader/PatriarchSergyev (Specularum, M?, Clr11)

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DMing Notes: Any player-character clerics of the Church of Traladara will theoretically be allies of Patriarch Aleksyev. When the war of the churches occurs (as described under Patriarch Alfric’s writeup), he will naturally try to enlist all Traladaran clerics to his side and send them on missions for his Church.


BECMI Combat Notes: 11th-level cleric; AC 9 (church affairs) or 2 (war: plate mail and shield); hp45; MV 120′ (40′) or 90′ (30′); #AT 1 (war hammer +2)\ D 1-6 (+4, from war hammer and strength bonus); Save C11; ML 10; AL L; S 17 I 13 W 18 D 10 Co 13 Ch 15. Languages: Traladaran, Alignment (Lawful), Thyatian. General Skills: Knowledge of the Church of Traladara (I), Knowledge of Traladaran Legendry (I), Persuasion (Ch), Storytelling (Ch), Riding (D), Knowledge of Military Tactics (I), Knowledge of Karameikos Society (I).

Spells Normally Carried: First Level – Cure Light Wounds, Detect Evil, Detect Magic, Protection from Evil. Second Level – Bless, Hold Person, Snake Charm, Speak with Animal. Third Level – Cure Blindness, Cure Disease, Remove Curse. Fourth Level – Cure Serious Wounds, Cure Serious Wounds, Neutralize Poison. Fifth Level – Commune, Raise Dead.

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