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The shapeshifting necromancer

October 16, 2011 4 comments

One of the more intriguing archetypes in City of Heroes is one of the Kheldian archetypes – the Warshade. I have played a Warshade now to mid-30s and I must say I really like this archetype, although it has not been an easy road. But when it works out it is a really great and fun one to play!

The Warshade, along with its companion archetype the Peacebringer, are both Kheldians. Kheldians are beings of energy with no physical form, but they can be bound together with a host and form a symbiosis relationship Рextending their own lifespan (which is short in unbound form) and providing the host with additional powers.  Once a Kheldian have been bound with a host, they can change to the form of that host, even though they may have moved on to a different host. While Kheldians are bound to a host they do not really age and can reportedly live for 1000s of years.

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