I thought it might be fun to try to "update" one of the sample NPC to my Basic Witch book. For this I want to choose "Teela Silvermoon" since she is also a Faerie Tradition witch.
The first issue off the bat is that my Witch book is for Basic-era games and it assumes that all witches are human. There is an "Advanced" appendix to allow demi-human races so I am going to have to go with that.
Now I have used Teela before in my games. Not often, but enough to have at least some more backstory. In my games she is mostly the same save that she is also in love with a human ranger that patrols her woods. She loves him, but is sad because she knows that she will out-live him.
I also have a druid circle nearby that she interacts with.
Like all elven witches Teela believes that witchcraft was created by the elves. She has no tolerance for those who despoil her woods and less so for the ones that use magic to do it.
As with other builds I swapped her Intelligence and Charisma.
Elf Female, Chaotic Neutral
13th level Witch, Faerie Tradition
|BG:Vidaniel by Smilika|
Death Ray or Poison: 9/7
Magic wand or devices: 10
Paralysis, Polymorph or Turn to Stone: 9
Dragon Breath: 12
Rods, Staffs and Spells: 11
To hit AC 0: 16 (15 with dagger)
Hit Points: 30
Familiar: Hawk ("Farseer") (Improved vision)
7th level: Speak to Plants and Animals
13th level: Fey Shape
Cantrips: Alarm Ward, Chill, Daze, Detect Curse, Object Reading
First: Analgesia, Cause Fear, Sleep, Silver Tongue
Second: Broca's Curse of Babel, Enthrall, Invisibility, Phantasmal Spirit, Mind Obscure
Third: Aphasia, Locate Thief, Lethe's Curse
Fourth: Charm Monster, Polymorph, Spiritual Dagger
Fifth: Dream, Greater Command
Sixth: Mislead, Moonbow
Seventh: Widdershins Dance
Cloak and Boots of Elvenkind, Dagger +1,
Looks good to me! Can't wait to bring her back into my games.