Princess of Power DW playbook

Princess of Power

Homebrew Dungeon World Playbook

Inspiration and Examples

This playbook is meant to be used with a game inspired by She-ra: Princesses of Power (the remake of She-ra). It draws from the different princesses in the show, but mostly from Glimmer.

Other Known characters representing Princesses of Power to me include Mulan, Elsa, Xena, Daenerys and many more.

The overall theme of this character is….

Main Attribute: Constitution

Damage Die: d8

HP: 8 + Constitution

Starting moves

For the Honor of Grayskull!

You have a link to a mystical place of power that allows you to draw _______ energy. Describe it. You may wield that power as a weapon, choose 2 tags:

  • Forceful

  • 1 piercing

  • Messy

  • Far (otherwise it’s near unless the hand tag is chosen)

And 1 tag:

  • Reload

  • Hand (otherwise it’s near, can’t be taken with the far tag)

  • Dangerous

When you hurl that energy at your opponents, roll+Con.

  • On a 10+ you deal damage.

  • On a 7-9 choose one (whichever you choose, you deal your damage):

  • Lose HP equal to the damage dealt.

  • You gain some debility. It is up to the DM to decide which.

  • You are drained. You cannot use By the Honor of Grayskull! until you Recharge.

Recharge

When taking a long rest at your place of power you may gain all of your hit points, lose any debilities, as well as regain the use of By the Honor of Grayskull! if it was lost to you. 

Jeeves

You have a subject loyal to you above all else. They require no cost and are with you out of pure loyalty. When asking them to perform dangerous, degrading or flat out crazy actions, roll+Cha. On a 7+, they stand firm and carry out the request.

What is their name? _______

What is their profession? _______ (Protector/Adept/Minstral/Priest/Tracker/Warrior)

What is their favorite color? _______ 

They are considered a level 1 hireling.

If they die you receive a different hireling. Answer the questions again.

Bonds

_______ is stealing my thunder, I’ll show them!

_______ is my best friend forever!

_______ doesn’t know me like they think they do.

_______ needs my protection, I can’t let them into harm's way.

Advanced Moves (2-5)

The Real Magic Is Friendship

Once per battle, when sharing a quick glance with a character you may roll roll+Cha.

  • On a 10+ you both receive +1 forward

  • On a 7-9 they receive a +1 forward, but you draw some danger to you

Admirable Resolve (CON)

Whenever performing a feat of endurance (CON), name someone present whom you have impressed and take +1 forward to parley with them.

The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway

You receive half damage from any attack from the same power as By the Honor of Grayskull!.

Over-Extend

When failing a By the Honor of Grayskull! roll, you may treat it as a 7-9. However, you must choose to become drained.

I Feel the Power

Add another tag to your power on By the Honor of Grayskull! From the first list.

Mystical Adept (INT)

You may take a spell from the Wizard or Cleric spellbooks. Treat it as one level lower than your actual level.

You get the Wizard moves Cast a Spell and Prepare Spells. You know one Wizard or Cleric spell of your choice up to one level less than yours. Any ongoing penalties to Cast a Spell also apply to By the Honor of Grayskull!

Chakram

When using By the Honor of Grayskull! On a 12+ the spell bounces and you may target an additional opponent.

I Have The Schwartz

When you use By the Honor of Grayskull!, You may add +1d6 to your damage roll. When you choose to take damage on a 7-9, count this damage as well.

Queen of The Masses (Cha)

When visiting a new place roll+CHA.

  • On a 7-9 you meet a loyal ex-pat who would help you. choose 1:

    • They are important.

    • They are skillful (What does that mean? Hireling powers?)

    • You have a special bond with them. - write it now.

  • On a 10+ choose 2.

Alfred

You have another loyal subject. They are a level 1 hireling with a different skill-set than Jeeves.

Name ______

Profession _____

What is their quest? _____

If they die, replace them. Answer the questions again.

The Flower That Blooms in Adversity

When discerning realities under pressure/tense situation, you may add the following question:

  • What is my advantage here?

They Sent Us Daughters

When someone belittles, underestimates or otherwise disrespects you gain +1 ongoing against them until they admit they were wrong about you.

Advanced Moves (6-10)

Kyber Crystal

Replaces: I Have The Schwartz

+1d8 to your damage when using your elemental power. When you choose to take damage on a 7-9, count this damage as well.

Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon

Replaces: The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway

You are not affected by damage from the force/element you chose for By the Honor of Grayskull!.

Mystical Mastery

Requires: Mystical Adept

You may take another spell from the Wizard or Cleric spellbooks. Treat it as one level lower than your actual level.

Warrior Princess

Replaces: Chakram

When using By the Honor of Grayskull!, On a 12+ you may add up to +1d4 opponents.

ABC (Always Be Charging)

Your connection to your place of power has deepened. You may recharge on making camp.

Moving Speech

When rallying your party members with an inspiring speech, you may roll+Cha.

  • On a 10+ you all receive +1 forward.

  • On a 7-9 they all receive +1 forward, but you draw some danger to you.

Revenge is a Dish Best Served Fast

When a party member takes their last breath you may immediately use By the Honor of Grayskull! against the enemy who reduced them to 0. even if you are drained.

  • On a failure, it counts as a 7-9.

On a partial success, when you are drained, you may not choose to become drained again. You must choose one of the other options.

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