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PFS StandardTaste Blood [one-action] Feat 5

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Dhampir Necromancy Negative 
Source Ancestry Guide pg. 27 2.0
PFS Note As specified in the feat, a PC who uses this feat on an unwilling target that is not an active combatant commits an evil act; in Pathfinder Society play, doing so earns the PC 1 Point of Infamy.
Prerequisites Cel Rau, Straveika, Svetocher, or another lineage from a vampire with the Drink Blood ability

You retain not only your vampiric parent's taste for blood but their ability to gain vitality from it. You drink fresh blood from a living humanoid creature, gaining temporary Hit Points equal to the target's level that last for 10 minutes. The target must succeed at a Fortitude save against the higher of your class DC or spell DC or become drained 1. Regardless of the outcome of this save, the target is temporarily immune to your Taste Blood for 1 day; further uses of this ability against the target don't increase the drained condition or grant you more temporary Hit Points.

To drink a creature's blood, either your last action must have been a fangs Strike that damaged the target, or the target must be restrained or unconscious and your last action must have been a Strike that dealt piercing or slashing damage to them. If the target is willing, they don't need to be restrained or unconscious for the latter.

Draining the life force from an unwilling humanoid creature is a greater violation than just drinking their blood. Taste Blood has the evil trait unless the target is willing or is an active foe in combat.



A creature with this trait has the dhampir versatile heritage. These humanoids are the mortal offspring of vampires and members of other ancestries.


Effects and magic items with this trait are associated with the necromancy school of magic, typically involving forces of life and death.


Effects with this trait heal undead creatures with negative energy, deal negative damage to living creatures, or manipulate negative energy. Planes with this trait are vast, empty reaches that suck the life from the living. Creatures with this trait are natives of the Negative Energy Plane. They can survive the basic environmental effects of the Negative Energy Plane.