Some even take the name of their kind quite literally, becoming eerie and mysterious performers and dancers, though more often the temptation presented by their talents with deception and infiltration causes shadowdancers to turn to lives of thievery. They're ultimately going through the motions—doing what's expected of them, out of tribal loyalty and a fear of being thought dishonorable or weak. A shadowdancer can use this ability once per day for every two shadowdancer levels she has attained. Every third level gained by the shadowdancer adds +2 and the requisite base attack and base save bonus increases to her shadow companion. The exception to this defense is that a at least four levels higher than the shadowdancer can flank her and thus sneak attack her.
This presumably motivates her in later life. Role: Shadowdancers adventure for a wide variety of reasons. The Empress is associated with Venus, the feminine planet, so it represents, beauty, charm, pleasure, luxury, and delight. She only gets this one extra chance to succeed at her. This functions as the class feature. Alignment: Because of their nature as visually duplicitous tricksters, shadowdancers do not fit comfortably into the lawful category, as many use their talents to avoid the eyes of legitimate authority. If a prestige class requires 5 ranks in a skill and I have 6 ranks in that skill, do I still meet the requirements? Skill Ranks at Each Level: 6 + modifier.
Shadow Illusion : When a shadowdancer reaches 3rd level, she can create visual illusions. This is followed by a long, daringly controlled sequence that shows the now-adult Collette planting a bomb in the London subway, then escaping on foot through tunnels to the surface, where she's promptly arrested by cops and delivered to the man who will become her handler, 's Mac. All the performances in this film are very strong including those of Aidan Gillen, Domhnall Gleeson, and Brid Brennan. The evasion ability can only be used if the shadowdancer is wearing light armor or no armor. Spellcasters use their abilities to safely cast spells from hiding and then move quickly away, while classes devoted to hand-to-hand combat enjoy the ability to attack foes with the element of surprise.
As a writer, he focuses on the paranormal and occult, adding a weird spin all his own to the Urban Dark Fantasy genre. That Collette is hiding something—her agreement to become an informer so that she won't end in jail, with her son being raised by the state—explains why the character would be unreadable in scenes where she's being confronted with allegations that she's acting in a suspicious or untrustworthy way; but it doesn't explain why she's unreadable when we're just watching her think. Uncanny Dodge : Starting at 2nd level, a shadowdancer retains her bonus to if any regardless of being caught or struck by an attacker. If she goes to jail, her little boy will be taken away from her by the authorities. We know nothing about Collette at this point except that she's anxious and still carrying around a metric ton of pain from what happened in the prologue, and we don't figure out precisely what she's up to until we see her her drop her purse on a stairwell. Surrounded by enemies, she must save the world without drawing the attention of the Lord of Shadows, her father.
Whispered and mumbled dialogue is hard to catch at times and that doesn't help. The limitation is that the magical transport must begin and end in an area with at least some shadow. When the final, brutal double-whammy twist arrives, Collette and the other characters are still question marks. Mac tries to find the identity of the informer and protect Collette. She's effective — all the film's actors are — but neither she nor the character make a lasting impression because the movie often seems more interested in photographing her than understanding her.
Shadow Power Sp At 8th level, a shadowdancer can use raw shadow to damage her foes. For this reason, their services are often sought out by those groups in need of scouts or spies. A shadowdancer with this ability can still lose her bonus to if an opponent successfully uses the feint action against her. The evasion ability can only be used if the shadowdancer is wearing light armor or no armor. Soon Mac learns that his superior Kate Fletcher is using Colette to protect her inside the Irish organization. The Empress is a creator, be it creation of life, of romance, of art or business. A shadowdancer takes no damage at all on successful against attacks that allow a for half damage.
Shadowdancers are proficient with light armor but not with shields. A successful saving throw avoids this negative level. She cannot, however, hide in her own shadow. Yet though they are allies of darkness, shadowdancers are neither inherently evil nor predisposed to good. To protect him, she agrees to be a mole. If exposed to any effect that normally allows her to attempt a for half damage, she takes no damage with a successful.
Skill Points at Each Additional Level: 6 + modifier. After a failed attack in London, Colette is arrested and offered a choice: either she spends 25 years in jail, thus losing everything she loves including her young son, or she becomes an for , spying on her own family. Born in Brazil on Lagoa Witches Island , he came to the United States in his early teens. It also contains some of the worst cinematography that I have seen in quite some time. The limitation is that the magical transport must begin and end in an area with at least some dim light.