He could cast at least one spell out of each of his eyes. Later, after Vox Machina saved Emon and were being celebrated, they noticed Sovereign Uriel's own child talking to this same stranger. C1 Keyleth shifts into an earth elemental to scout the cave, finding that it contains a strange planar rift and a group of grick. Eventually, Vox Machina managed to kill K'Varn with a combination of repetitive damage, quick healing, and lucky saving throws. Reference(s) [art 1] Starring Marisha has a soft spot for Grog. Keyleth sets up a scrying ritual on the beach to check on K'Varn. Q: How did Matt and Marisha meet?A mutual friend was putting together a nerdy sketch-writing group years ago. The creature seems to see her, and with that, Keyleth is forced out of the vision. Matthew Mercer "K'Varn Revealed" (1x10) C5 Q: How did Travis and Laura meet?Right out of high school in Dallas, they were in the same talent agency. As the creature envelopes Tiberius and gets telekinetically thrown from him, the group chooses to retreat to the boat. Q: (question for Matt)Matt has ideas to keep the campaign going past level 20. K’Varn the evil scientist beholder of the under dark. This has happened to her very expensive amethyst dice, which are now garbage. Here is a drawing of their first major villain for their online stream. Actor Regarding writer's block, Matt listens to music, particularly the Elder Scrolls soundtrack. 19 - The Gentleman's Path. By the end of donation messages, 1032 shirts have been sold, meaning there will be a Q&A session to follow. This prodded Tiberius into action, and after a failed attempt and some additional damage, he succeeded in ripping the horn from K'Varn's forehead. Q: What's good to roll as, for someone brand new to the game?Fighers are pretty easy. K'Varn (Critical Role) Alternate Universe - Leverage Fusion; Summary. Q: Have any of you reached god-mode status in past D&D campaigns?Taliesin has, but his DM was not very good and they quit. Now. Using his power, he waged a battle with the duergar and won, enslaving them through fear and the promise of power. Q: Is it overwhelming to have 8000 people watching?No, it's cool! Percy repaired them, and [they] rode around the outskirts to what seemed to be some sort of a beachside cavern. Connections A page for describing Heartwarming: Critical Role Kraghammer Arc. She escaped, killed the two poachers, and found a wounded bear from which they had been harvesting parts. Q: What kind of dice do you all use, and what do you do with bad dice?Laura explains her system: if a die rolls a one, it's gone for the game. The character backstory videos for Grog Strongjaw, Keyleth, Percival de Rolo, Scanlan Shorthalt, Tiberius Stormwind, Vax'ildan, and Vex'ahlia are shown. "The Temple Showdown" (1x11) Q: How is Critical Role going, compared to how you envisioned it?Matt notes that one of their biggest fears was that having the show would change the game for them. Matt got Marisha an audition for Resident Evil, and then Marisha owed him a drink. Catch Critical Role live Thursdays at 7PM PT on Twitch: https://goo.gl/D9fsrS Listen to the Critical Role podcast: https://goo.gl/jVwPBr This time around, Vox Machina finds themselves in dire straits. Q: Liam, in the last Q&A, you referenced going through a rough patch. K'Varn Alignment Last seen Around the room, she sees mutilated creatures in cages, a laboratory of sorts. Q: Advice for first-time DMs?Matt is holding his long answer for the week off. This ended K'Varn's life, though the horn still holds all of its original power. K'Varn the Mad Rate. Which is your favorite character?The players answer in turn: As a sidebar, Ashley notes that there is always a Winter's Fest episode at Christmas, where they give each other presents from their characters. Matt's was taking out the abyssal abomination. They came across a duergar warcamp, and, using illusions, successfully tricked many of […] Orion / Tiberius is genuinely terrified by the beholder. Q: How did Matt get into dungeon mastering?He had a terrible dungeon master in high school, got frustrated, and bought the books to do it himself. HP Con VOD Critical Role: Campaign 1: Vox Machina 1x10 K'Varn Revealed. Taliesin enjoys being the token human. Q: How did the group come up with Vox Machina?They used to be the Super High Intensity Team, a.k.a. Fan art of K'Varn, by Stephen Oakley. Taliesin says it's a game that lends to the kind of bonded experiences that created the friends he had in high school. He still looks forward to these nights every week. Check out the recap for Episode 3 here. Q: Favorite moment since starting Critical Role?Liam enjoyed sneaking into the illithid captain's room with Scanlan, holding a bucket of poop. Rate. Jerahd's note confirms that they are dealing with an aberration from the Far Realm, but asks for a better description to be able to provide more help. Q: What level is everyone, and what alignment?Everyone is level ten now, except Ashley who missed some games. The party gave chase and followed what turned out to be the Dread Emperor into his own pocket dimension, where he brought children to play until they grew too old. "The Temple Showdown" (1x11) Another old Critical Role comic. Taliesin says no, he was a child actor (see Mr. Q: Any interest in turning Critical Role into a comic book?Yes, that would be amazing. Airdate Order They attempt to retreat just as it catches their scent. {{art caption}} ----- autoformat art credits/captions, {{ep}} ----- autoformat links to episodes, {{ep ref}} ----- inline episode references, {{infobox character}} ----- infobox for character pages, {{infobox episode}} ----- infobox for episode pages, {{new artist category}} ----- boilerplate for new artist category pages, {{new character}} ----- boilerplate for new character pages, https://criticalrole.fandom.com/wiki/K%27Varn?oldid=107495. I’m watching Critical Role. Q: Matt and Taliesin, how do you handle Percy crafting things?Taliesin makes a standard roll, plus dexterity and his proficiency bonus for using a tinkering kit. critical role comic clip studio art digital art. Laura has more fun when Sam is playing, because of Scanlan's ideas (like Burt Reynolds). Fan art of Keyleth attacking K'Varn, by Kit Buss. 1,511 notes Jan 1st, 2017. DC Critical Role season 1 episode 13 Escape from the Underdark : With K’Varn killed, and the dread god Orcus’ machinations put to an end, the party struggles with what to do next. Travis slept on the couch for two nights after that. Marisha would like to see a variety of interpretations. Are you still going through it, and how has D&D helped?Liam confirms that he has been having undiagnosed issues with one of his ears, which was wildly disorienting at first. Campaign 2 Ep. C18 It is unlikely that the duergar will pose any threat to the surface. . Travis would pick Mercer. Q: Matt, do you ever want to be a player and not a DM?Yes, but it doesn't happen often. K'Varn the Mad Travis notes that it had conviction. Q: Worst possible enemy to fight?Probably a beholder, but we'll find out! 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The ray that brought Grog down, Travis rolled an 18 on his save, but the ray hit him anyway. Q: What's the weirdest thing Grog's ever done as a character?Troll dick stuff, or possibly humping a fairy in another plane, or summoning a pony and chopping its head off, or collecting dried poo and putting it in the Bag of Holding. Q: Were you guys ever playing during the D&D scare of the '80s?Most of them didn't start playing until the '90s. Some members of the group felt this was not suitable for their growing reputation. They started hanging out in the same circles, and the rest is history. The occupant of the campsite returns just then, a towering humanoid. ... the party decides to have Keyleth use a spell to uncover the truth about what K'varn really is. Orion Acaba – TiberiusLaura Bailey – Vex'ahliaTaliesin Jaffe – PercyAshley Johnson – PikeLiam O'Brien – Vax'ildanMarisha Ray – KeylethSam Riegel – ScanlanTravis Willingham – Grogand Matthew Mercer as the Dungeon Master Podcast link Q: (unknown)Percy does not know if his sister died, and has no plans for his family. Q: Advice for bards?Sam says sing loud, and sing proud. "It's a lot like life. K'Varn The first intense villain Vox Machina faced in Crit Role Season 1. Sam is Liam and Orion's favorite. C8 Q: Did you ever consider doing a longer episode?Do people want to watch for five hours? They were careful not to change how they played. He then psychically killed the duergar queen. Worst of all, Orcus’s Blessing used K’Varn corpse for its own purposes as an undead, extending the battle, although K’Varn was far less strategic in this form. Whether or not these were K'Varn's creations is unknown. Since he was a beholder, though, he was most likely already incredibly powerful prior to obtaining the horn. "Yug'Voril Uncovered" (1x09) K'Varn originally hailed from the Far Realm. Matt recommends paladin or ranger for a taste of magic in a combat-based character. There was a bit of GM fiat with this one. Aberration Q: Keyleth's child murder?Matt recounts how, during the first campaign arc, the party found that children were disappearing from every town they visited. As a Moments subpage, all spoilers are unmarked as per policy. Q: Why is Tiberius so loyal to Keyleth?Tiberius comes from a political family and considers Keyleth to be royalty. First seen K'Varn was first mentioned to the party by a duergar that they had taken prisoner, which revealed to them that he was responsible for the modifications to the monsters that have been coming up to the surface.[4]. Due to the horn's influence, it is unknown how strong K'Varn was before obtaining the evil artifact. Or Trinket. After encountering a menagerie of trouble, Vox Machina looks into a cavern alcove and discovers the veil between planes that K'Varn stepped through to gain entrance to Yug'Voril. Q: Matt, how do you deal with writer's block? Laura admits that she has dreams about their characters. Matt reads off some donation messages, including two from donations of $1000 each to 826LA. At some point, he became aware of a Horn of Orcus and, over time, was able to pull the horn from the Material Plane into the Far Realm, where he merged with the evil artifact. The illithid's elder brain was badly hurt by Vox Machina after Clarota and the illithid betrayed them and the party was forced to flee for their lives. Matt notes that they are working on getting Chris Hardwick on the show, as well as a few others, including Vin Diesel. Have a sheet of fantasy names for unexpected NPCs, and take notes afterward. Would do again. Vox Machina obtained the Horn of Orcus from K'Varn's body. Upon entering the cavern, [they] found a partially buried chest or container of some kind, what looks like some sort of a camp that had been destroyed and scattered, and a few rotting corpses against the walls. While each campaign centers on a different party o… K'Varn the Mad was a mutated beholder and the major antagonist in Chapter 1. Ashley suggests finding a good DM, or becoming one. While interrogating the duergar queen, K'Varn took control of her mind and "welcomed" Vox Machina to the Underdark, telling them that he would be waiting for them at the illithid city. He then ordered the duergar army down to Yug'Voril where they attacked. About 20 minutes after Tiberius contacted his brother, a response arrives. Liam notes that even playing with someone not as good as Matt to DM is still better than not playing, so get started. Fastened to the flying carpet for camouflage. Q: Matt, do you fudge your rolls?No, the essence of fate is what makes it fun. Q: How do we send you shit?Talk to Overlord but please don't send actual fecal matter. There, they find a cave filled with magical darkness. Orion is dragonborn for life. Episode count Spoilers for Critcal Role Episode 4 (obviously). At that point, the party starts killing gods. Using this as a distraction, he infiltrated the elder brain temple and seized control of the hive mind, forcing the illithid to surrender. Vex was put in a cage. He describes to Matt his schematics and materials, or asks how to get the materials / how expensive they will be. Rate. Previous 10 - K'Varn Revealed . I’m in! Specials TV-14. K'Varn Revealed C2 A D&D game played by a group of voice actors that is honestly better then most TV shows. Keyleth vs. K’varn the Beholder. Zac presents a Happy 10th Episode chocolate cake. He enjoys RPing the guy who made the mistake of inventing guns. She sees K'Varn himself emerging from the shadows: a fleshy ball with many eyes, metal plates grafted into his skin, wearing a twisted black horn on his brow. Q: Matt, how do you handle experience leveling?Experience is divvied out at certain milestones, when the characters have a chance to rest. "The Temple Showdown" (1x11) It's inappropriate. The most important thing in his life are his wife and two children; the second most important are the people on the couch with him. 16 Q: Will the video be on demand? It is unclear if the illithid will retaliate against the surface, though several of the council members of Emon don't seem to think they are a threat. There is a short list for guests in the future, as well as a long list. Grog almost died from a series of K'Varn's eye rays, but Pike's Death Ward spell — cast directly before the battle — and an immediate Revivify managed to prevent the worst. Gif by Critical Role Source First appearance: 08 Glass and Bone Armor Class 20 Speed 50 ft Immune to poison damage 450 damage taken, 42 HDYWTDT by Percy The Abyssal Abomination is a Mercer original, an amalgamation of various fiends, aberrations, and other creatures by K’Varn … Q: Pike, does Scanlan have a shot?We'll see. 2. Zac announces that there will be a new special edition tee every month on Teespring, and an official merch store will be coming in June. Directed by Zachary K. Eubank, Matthew Mercer. With Keyleth’s scrying we learn that the dreaded K’varn is a massive Beholder. Q: What is each of your favorite things about playing D&D?Liam says, of all the games they all play, this is the most social. There will be a giveaway at the 2850 subscribers mark. C6 Matt says there has been very little change, except that now they don't have to explain what they do to people anymore -- everyone already knows. [art 4]. 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