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Vylokir, Revisited

"Depending on your point of view, the seal represents a proud guardian of the natural cycle or one who has sold her soul to darkness for eternal life." - Thoughts on the Golgari Symbol
A new D&DNext playtest packet is upon us.  With that being said, it means that Living Ravnica characters must be updated as well.  So, it appears that Vylokir is getting a make over.  We'll give him a Grisly Salvage, so to speak.

Originally, when the newest playtest packet came out, I was disappointed that characters either chose a feat or increased an ability score by 2.  My biggest gripe against this was the fact that it seemed to destroy original character concepts.
In 4E, many of the races were ideally suited to certain classes based on what ability scores they naturally got bonuses too.  This led to "ideal" builds, like the Elf Ranger, Eldarin Wizard, Halfling Rogue, etc, etc.  Needless to say, my Goblin Artificer tended to be sub par because goblins really didn't g…