“The Deadly Shadow: Unleash the Ruthless Assassin, Micheletto Corella, in Your Campaign!”
- Alias: Micheletto Corella, Il Condottiero (The Mercenary)
- Gender: Male
- Race: Human
- Occupation: Assassin, Mercenary, Spy
- Religion: Unknown/Undisclosed
- Allies: His master, influential figures in the shadows, fellow assassins
- Enemies: Rival factions, political targets, individuals who oppose his employers
- Abode/Base of operations: Various hidden safehouses, secret chambers in grand cities, and remote lairs
- Nationality: Italian (assuming the character is based on the historical figure)
- Languages: Italian, Latin, Common, plus other languages depending on his missions and travels
- Alignment: Neutral Evil
- Affiliation(s): A secretive and powerful organization that serves shadowy interests, influential patrons, and high-profile employers
- Significant others: He keeps his personal life concealed, and little is known about his connections to others.
In the shadowed realm of intrigue and subterfuge, there stands Micheletto Corella, a cold and calculating assassin driven by loyalty and ambition.
With an enigmatic aura surrounding him, Micheletto navigates the treacherous corridors of power, employing his lethal skills in service of his master. His past is shrouded in mystery, but his reputation as a formidable killer precedes him.
Micheletto possesses an unwavering determination to accomplish his goals, driven by a sense of duty and a desire for personal advancement. He is a master manipulator, capable of blending into any social setting with his chameleon-like abilities, yet always ready to strike with lethal precision when the time is right.
Behind his inscrutable facade lies a complex individual, haunted by his own demons and driven by a quest for power and recognition. Micheletto’s path is paved with blood and secrecy, and his ultimate goal remains hidden, known only to himself.
But one thing is certain: his lethal skills and unwavering loyalty make him a force to be reckoned with in the shadows. Whether eliminating high-profile targets or orchestrating elaborate deceptions, Micheletto’s actions are fueled by a calculated cunning and a deep understanding of the power dynamics at play.
His allegiance to his master is unwavering, and he carries out their bidding with meticulous precision. Micheletto’s loyalty, however, is not blind; he is driven by a desire for personal advancement and recognition. His ultimate goal may be to carve out his own place of power and influence, rising above the shadows to become a figure of renown.
In the world of political intrigue and clandestine operations, Micheletto Corella is a name whispered in fear and awe. His lethal prowess and cunning intellect make him a formidable adversary and a valuable asset to those who can harness his skills.
Yet, behind the façade of the deadly assassin, there are whispers of a tormented soul. Micheletto carries the weight of his actions, haunted by the ghosts of his past. It is this internal struggle that adds layers of complexity to his character, as he grapples with his own morality while navigating a world where loyalty is valued above all else.
Micheletto Corella remains an enigmatic figure, his true motivations known only to himself. As he continues to dance on the edge of darkness, he strives to achieve his own goals, be they power, wealth, or something far more elusive. One thing is certain: crossing paths with Micheletto Corella is a dangerous proposition, for his skills are honed to perfection, and his loyalty is both a shield and a weapon.
Medium humanoid (human), Neutral Evil
Armor Class 15 (leather armor) Hit Points 96 (12d8 + 36) Speed 30 ft.
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Saving Throws Dex +7, Int +6, Wis +5 Skills Acrobatics +7, Deception +6, Investigation +6, Perception +5, Stealth +9 Senses Passive Perception 15 Languages Common, Italian Challenge 8 (3,900 XP)
Multiattack. Micheletto makes two attacks: one with his shortsword and one with his hand crossbow.
- Shortsword. Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 7 (1d6 + 4) piercing damage.
- Hand Crossbow. Ranged Weapon Attack: +7 to hit, range 30/120 ft., one target. Hit: 7 (1d6 + 4) piercing damage.
Sneak Attack. Once per turn, Micheletto deals an extra 14 (4d6) damage when he hits a target with a weapon attack and has advantage on the attack roll, or when the target is within 5 feet of an ally that isn’t incapacitated and he doesn’t have disadvantage on the attack roll.
Cunning Action. As a bonus action, Micheletto can take the Dash, Disengage, or Hide action.
Evasion. If subjected to an effect that allows him to make a Dexterity saving throw to take only half damage, he instead takes no damage on a success and only half damage on a failure.
Uncanny Dodge. When an attacker that Micheletto can see hits him with an attack, he can use his reaction to halve the attack’s damage against him.
Equipment Leather armor, shortsword, hand crossbow, poisoned bolts (6), thieves’ tools, disguise kit, vial of poison, 50 gp
Parry. When a creature makes a melee attack against Micheletto, he can use his reaction to add 3 to his AC against that attack, potentially causing the attack to miss.
On initiative count 20 (losing initiative ties), Micheletto Corella can take a lair action to cause one of the following effects:
- Hidden Shadows. Dim light fills the area, granting Micheletto advantage on Stealth checks for 1 minute.
- Poisonous Trickery. Poisonous gas fills a 20-foot radius centered on Micheletto. Each creature in that area must make a DC 14 Constitution saving throw, taking 14 (4d6) poison damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.
- Evasive Maneuvers. Micheletto can immediately move up to half his speed without provoking opportunity attacks.
Micheletto Corella can take 2 legendary actions, choosing from the options below. Only one legendary action option can be used at a time, and only at the end of another creature’s turn. Micheletto regains spent legendary actions at the start of his turn.
- Attack. Micheletto makes one attack with his shortsword or hand crossbow.
- Move. Micheletto moves up to his speed without provoking opportunity attacks.
- Disengage. Micheletto takes the Disengage action.
- Distracting Strike (Costs 2 Actions). Micheletto makes a shortsword attack against a creature. If the attack hits, the target has disadvantage on the next attack roll it makes before the start of Micheletto’s next turn.
- The Loyal Servant: The players find themselves in the midst of a power struggle between rival noble families. As they navigate the intricate web of political alliances, they are approached by Micheletto Corella, a loyal and trusted advisor to one of the noble houses. Micheletto Corella reveals that his life is in grave danger as a vengeful rival faction seeks to eliminate him. The players must become his protectors, using their skills, wits, and resources to ensure his survival. They must unravel the motives behind the rival faction’s actions, uncover hidden plots, and forge new alliances to keep Corella safe while safeguarding the interests of the noble family he serves.
- The Vengeance Pact: A grief-stricken widow, whose husband was ruthlessly murdered, seeks justice and vengeance. The players are approached by the widow, who reveals that her husband’s killer is none other than Micheletto Corella, a renowned assassin. She implores the players to help her track down Corella and bring him to justice. As they delve deeper into the complex world of political intrigue, they discover that Corella acted under the orders of a rival faction. The players must confront Corella, forcing him to face the consequences of his actions and decide whether he is truly remorseful or still driven by his ruthless nature. They must navigate a web of personal vendettas, shifting loyalties, and moral ambiguity as they seek justice for the widow’s husband.
- The Mysterious Contract: The players receive an enigmatic letter from an unknown source, offering them a highly lucrative contract. The letter states that they must uncover the truth behind a series of seemingly unrelated high-profile assassinations that have shaken the realm. As they follow the trail of clues, they are led to Micheletto Corella, a renowned and feared assassin. Corella claims innocence and offers his assistance in unraveling the conspiracy, asserting that he has been framed. The players must decide whether to trust Corella, treat him as the prime suspect, or take an independent path. They must navigate a world of secrets, betrayal, and hidden agendas, where the truth is shrouded in shadows and the stakes are perilously high.
- The Shadow’s Apprentice: The players encounter a young, talented rogue who idolizes Micheletto Corella and seeks to become his apprentice. This aspiring assassin believes that Corella holds the key to unlocking their true potential. The players are approached by the rogue, who pleads for their help in gaining Corella’s attention and securing a place as his apprentice. The players must decide whether to assist the rogue, opening doors to the dangerous world of assassination and espionage, or guide them toward a different path. Along the way, they uncover dark secrets about Corella’s training methods, face moral dilemmas about the price of pursuing power and vengeance, and question the consequences of mentoring a new generation of assassins.
- The Stolen Relic: The players are contacted by a secretive religious order known for guarding a sacred relic of immense power. They learn that the relic has been stolen, and their mission is to recover it. Their investigation leads them to Micheletto Corella, who possesses the stolen relic and is using its power to further his own agenda. The players must navigate a treacherous path, balancing their loyalty to the religious order with the realization that Corella’s motives may not be entirely malevolent. They must decide whether to align themselves with Corella, betray him, or find a way to retrieve the relic without igniting a dangerous conflict that could have far-reaching consequences for the realm.
- The Hidden Heirloom: While exploring a forgotten library or a hidden chamber, the players stumble upon an ancient journal. The journal reveals the existence of a powerful artifact rumored to be hidden in the secret hideout of Micheletto Corella. Intrigued by the potential of the artifact and driven by curiosity or a desire to prevent its misuse, the players embark on a quest to locate Corella’s hideout and recover the artifact. Along the way, they must navigate Corella’s deadly traps, outsmart his loyal followers, and confront their own moral choices. They may uncover surprising truths about Corella’s past, his motivations, and his connection to the artifact. The fate of the artifact and its potential impact on the realm lie in the hands of the players.
Currently in the World
Micheletto Corella is a striking figure with a lean and muscular build, standing at an average height. His raven-black hair is cropped short, framing a clean-shaven face marked by sharp, piercing eyes that seem to penetrate the souls of those who meet his gaze. His features are chiseled, with a strong jawline and a prominent nose. He carries himself with an air of confidence, moving swiftly and silently, always aware of his surroundings.
Currently, Micheletto Corella finds himself in a dimly lit chamber, hidden away in the heart of a bustling city. The room is sparsely furnished, adorned only with the essentials for his work: a sturdy wooden desk covered in maps and cryptic notes, a hidden compartment for his assortment of lethal weapons, and a locked chest containing valuable items acquired during his missions. The flickering candlelight casts eerie shadows on the walls, creating an atmosphere of secrecy and intrigue.
In this moment, Micheletto’s mood is focused and vigilant. He meticulously studies the information before him, carefully planning his next move. His mind is sharp, calculating the risks and rewards of each decision. Despite the danger that lurks in the shadows, he remains composed and determined, driven by a relentless ambition to fulfill his assignments with precision and ruthless efficiency. His unwavering dedication to his craft fuels his every action, leaving no room for sentiment or hesitation.