Otrera – The Legendary Amazon Queen and Warrior
“Otrera: The Fierce Amazon Queen who Founded Empires and Temples!”
- Alias: None mentioned in the available sources.
- Gender: Female
- Race: Human
- Occupation: Founder and First Queen of the Amazons
- Religion: Worshiper of Ares, the god of war
- Allies: The Amazons, Ares
- Enemies: Various foes encountered during her campaigns, Bellerophon
- Abode/Base of Operations: Various strongholds of the Amazons, including the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus.
- Nationality: Greek
- Languages: Ancient Greek
- Alignment: Lawful Neutral
- Affiliation(s): The Amazons, Ares, Temple of Artemis
- Significant Others: Consort of Ares, Mother of Hippolyta and Penthesilea
Presenting Otrera, the legendary figure of Greek mythology and the revered founder and first Queen of the Amazons. With an indomitable spirit and unwavering determination, Otrera stands as an iconic symbol of female empowerment and warrior prowess. As the consort of Ares, the god of war, and mother to the famous Amazon queens, Hippolyta and Penthesilea, Otrera’s life is interwoven with tales of valor, conquest, and the establishment of grand temples.
Born with a fierce ambition and a desire to forge her destiny, Otrera envisioned a society where women would rise above societal norms, embracing strength and independence. Driven by the relentless pursuit of freedom and equality, she assembled a formidable tribe of warrior women known as the Amazons. With unyielding loyalty to her cause, Otrera guided her fellow Amazons with wisdom and compassion, instilling in them the virtues of courage and camaraderie.
Among her many feats, Otrera is credited with the founding of the sacred Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, an awe-inspiring sanctuary that stood as a testament to the Amazon’s indomitable spirit and devotion to the goddess of the hunt. Leading her tribe, she navigated through treacherous landscapes, overcoming adversaries and even facing the wrath of the gods, leaving a trail of tales that would echo through the annals of history.
Otrera’s legacy is one of strength, unity, and female empowerment, inspiring generations to come. Her dreams of creating a society where women could thrive as equals and warriors have left an enduring mark on the tapestry of myth and legend. As the fierce and visionary Queen of the Amazons, Otrera’s spirit continues to reverberate, urging all to embrace their inner strength and fearlessly forge their paths in a world fraught with challenges and opportunities.
Otrera, Queen of the Amazons
Medium humanoid (human), Lawful Neutral
Armor Class 19 (natural armor) Hit Points 250 (20d10 + 140) Speed 40 ft.
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Saving Throws Str +11, Con +14 Skills Athletics +11, Intimidation +10, Survival +9 Damage Immunities fire Condition Immunities frightened Senses darkvision 120 ft., passive Perception 14 Languages Common, Amazonian
Challenge 20 (25,000 XP)
Legendary Resistance (3/Day). If Otrera fails a saving throw, she can choose to succeed instead.
Innate Spellcasting. Otrera’s spellcasting ability is Charisma (spell save DC 19). She can innately cast the following spells, requiring no material components:
- At will: invisibility (self only), pass without trace, darkness, enlarge/reduce
- 3/day each: giant insect, wall of fire, dimension door
- 1/day each: mass cure wounds, mass suggestion, conjure elemental (fire elemental only)
Multiattack. Otrera makes three attacks: two with her Amazonian war pick and one with her spear.
- Amazonian War Pick. Melee Weapon Attack: +11 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 18 (2d8 + 5) piercing damage, or 22 (3d8 + 5) piercing damage if used with two hands.
- Amazonian Spear. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +11 to hit, reach 10 ft. or range 20/60 ft., one target. Hit: 14 (2d6 + 5) piercing damage, or 16 (2d8 + 5) piercing damage if thrown.
- Summon Amazons (1/Day). She summons 1d4+2 Amazon warriors to aid her in battle. These warriors act on the same initiative as Otrera and obey her commands without question.
Otrera can take 3 legendary actions, choosing from the options below. Only one legendary action can be used at a time and only at the end of another creature’s turn. Otrera regains spent legendary actions at the start of her turn.
- Amazonian Battle Cry. She lets out a fierce battle cry, granting herself and all friendly creatures within 60 feet advantage on their next attack roll.
- Amazonian Tactic. She shouts tactical instructions to her summoned Amazon warriors, allowing them to use their reaction to make an opportunity attack against a creature that moves more than 10 feet within their reach.
- Divine Inspiration (Costs 2 Actions). She calls upon the divine favor of Artemis, granting herself or a friendly creature within 60 feet advantage on a saving throw or ability check.
On initiative count 20 (losing initiative ties), Otrera can take a lair action to cause one of the following effects:
- A rain of flaming arrows rains down in a 60-foot radius centered on a point she can see within 120 feet. Each creature in that area must make a DC 19 Dexterity saving throw, taking 55 (10d10) fire damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.
- The ground trembles, causing the battlefield to become difficult terrain for non-Amazons. Otrera and her summoned Amazon warriors are unaffected by this effect.
Defensive Maneuver. When a creature makes a melee attack against Otrera and misses, she can use her reaction to move up to half her speed without provoking opportunity attacks.
Legendary Resistance, Lair Actions, and Reactions are adapted from D&D 5th Edition rules. All other abilities and actions are tailored to Otrera’s mythological background as the Queen of the Amazons and her divine connection to Ares and Artemis.
Currently in the World
Otrera stands with an air of regal grace, a formidable figure adorned in the attire of a warrior queen. Her tall, athletic stature exudes strength and confidence, a testament to the many battles she has led. Her olive skin bears the faint traces of old scars, earned through her fearless exploits in combat. Radiant, piercing eyes, the color of deep sapphires, hold an unwavering determination and wisdom that only a leader of her caliber could possess. Her dark hair cascades down her back in untamed waves, hinting at her wild and untamed spirit.
Currently, Otrera finds herself in the midst of the grand and awe-inspiring Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, surrounded by the devoted Amazons she leads. The temple’s ancient pillars and intricate carvings echo the grandeur of her divine purpose. She wears a ceremonial armor adorned with symbols of war and victory, embodying her role as the revered founder and queen of the Amazons.
In the temple’s sacred halls, Otrera’s mood is solemn and contemplative. The weight of her responsibilities as a leader and a protector weighs heavily upon her shoulders, but she knows that she must remain resolute in her dedication to her people and the worship of Ares. Her mind is ever focused on the safety and prosperity of the Amazon nation and the harmony of their alliance with the god of war.
As Otrera gazes at the image of Artemis before her, a sense of reverence fills her heart. She reflects on the ancient history of the Amazons, the battles they have fought, and the legacy they carry. Deep down, she yearns for a world where her people can thrive in peace, free from the shackles of conflict. And so, she remains steadfast in her devotion to her divine duties and to the dream of creating a sanctuary where the Amazons can flourish under the protection of the gods.