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2018-09-19, 05:09 PM
Some paladins receive enhanced spellcasting from their patron deity.

Enhanced Spellcasting
An empowered paladin can prepare a number of 0-level spells, or Orisons as shown on the table at bottom. These function as other spells, except they are not expended when cast. An empowered paladinís caster level is equal to her paladin level. She adds all 0-level cleric, inquisitor, and warpriest spells to her spell list.
This, and Channel Metamagic below, replace Smite Evil

Channel Metamagic
Starting at 4th level, an empowered paladin can expend uses of her lay on hands ability to apply metamagic to her spells. She may expend a number of uses of lay on hands to apply metamagic feats, with total level adjustment equal to the number of uses consumed, to a spell as she casts it. She may cast spells with a maximum effective level of 2 in this way.
This maximum effective level increases by 1 at 7th level and every three following levels (To a maximum effective spell level of 7 at 19th level)

Consume Spells
At 4th level, an empowered paladin can expend a prepared spell as a swift action in order to regain a number of uses of lay on hands equal to the level of the expended spell
This replaces channel energy

Divine Bond
At 5th level, instead of forming a divine bond with her weapon or a mount, an empowered paladin forms a bond with her holy symbol.
As a standard action, a sacred servant can bind a celestial spirit to her holy symbol for 1 minute per paladin level. When called, the spirit causes the sacred servantís holy symbol to shed light like a torch.
At 5th level, the spirit grants one bonus. For every three levels beyond 5th, the spirit grants one additional bonus. Each bonus can be used to grant one of the following enhancements:

+1 caster level to any paladin spell cast,
+1 to the save DCs of any paladin spell cast
+1d6 to lay on hands
The paladin gains access to one metamagic feat she does not possess

These enhancements stack and can be selected multiple times. The enhancements granted by the spirit are determined when the spirit is called and cannot be changed until the spirit is called again. The celestial spirit imparts no enhancements if the holy symbol is held by anyone other than the empowered paladin, but resumes giving enhancements if returned to her. An empowered paladin can use this ability once per day at 5th level, and one additional time per day for every four levels beyond 5th, to a total of four times per day at 17th level.
If a holy symbol with a celestial spirit is destroyed, the empowered paladin loses the use of this ability for 30 days, or until she gains a level, whichever comes first. During this 30-day period, the paladin takes a Ė1 penalty on attack and weapon damage rolls.



Level
Orisons


1
0


2
1


3
1


4
1


5
1


6
2


7
2


8
2


9
2


10
3


11
3


12
3


13
3


14
4


15
4


16
4


17
4


18
5


19
5


20
5