Dwarf Heritages: Death Warden Dwarf (Pathfinder 2E Races)

Hello adventurers of all shapes and sizes! Welcome to my guide and thank you so much for checking out another one of the dwarf heritages. Today we’re checking out the death warden dwarf which sounds cool. Honestly paizo whoever’s in charge of naming these guys…props to him seriously, much-loved i really love this heritage. I think this is an incredibly powerful choice under very specific circumstances and in all honesty i feel like this particular heritage would make one heck of an excellent NPC. In any case let’s actually dive into the breakdown here.

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It reads as followed: “Your ancestors have been tomb guardians for generations, and the power they cultivated to ward off necromancy has passed on to you. If you roll a success on a saving throw against a necromancy effect, you gain a critical success instead.

How cool is that! Basically if you succeed it’s treated as though you roll the natural twenty and are chilling out. Very amazing stuff! Naturally it is primarily up to the game master what happens on a critical success. However there are a couple spells and features that actually tell you and it’s really great!

Needless to say a critical success is way better than a normal success. Surprise..surprise. Now i think this would make an incredible NPC in the way that if the party’s going up against the powerful necromancer, Lich or just an undead horde and they really need some help. I would make an argument that a death warden dwarf mercenary for hire would be the ideal choice.

After all it’s kind of what they’re bred for. I would also throw in some maybe mechanical benefits if i was using that NPC maybe something like i don’t know extra hero point expenditures when it comes to facing undead foes or like a plus or a flat bonus to hit something like that.

But outside of that in terms of you being a character, there really is just that benefit of it’s critically succeeding on any necromancy effect that you succeed on. Which i mean you know under certain campaign settings might be overwhelmingly good. Like a decisively clear choice for you, i don’t know!


In any case let me know what you think about the Death Warden Dwarf down beneath in the comment section. Mention any cool backstories, any interesting ideas or builds you have and just give me your general impressions of them how do they compare to the other heritage, i don’t know…let me know down beneath. In any case i hope you all have a great day and as always happy adventuring everyone.

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