Holy Orders of the Stars Prestige Class Conversions/Suggestions (5e)

Re-create the feel of the Holy Orders’ Prestige Classes from the Holy Orders of the Stars sourcebook following these guidelines for your D&D 5e characters!  Every Prestige Class from that book is presented here, with suggestions on how to make your characters in the new system feel like your D&D 3.5 divine character!  With suggested skills, backgrounds, class features and more, these suggestions will give life to your cleric, paladin, etc. that might have been missing.

Alluvial Oracle of Zivilyn

Suggested skills: History, Insight, Perception, Religion
Suggested backgrounds: Hermit, Sage
Suggested race: Any race, usually Human
Suggested class: Cleric, Druid, multiclassing Cleric/Druid
Suggested features: Feats: Alert, Magic Initiate, Ritual Caster
Suggested alignment: any non-Chaotic, non-Evil.

Austere Devotee of Majere

Suggested skills: Acrobatics, Athletics, Insight, Perception, Religion, Stealth
Suggested backgrounds: Acolyte, Hermit, Sage
Suggested race: Human or High Elf
Suggested class: multiclassing Cleric/Monk
Suggested features: Way of the Open Hand; Feats: Alert, Athlete, Durable, Grappler, Martial Adept, Mobile, Sentinel
Suggested alignment: Lawful Good or Lawful Neutral.

Bright Warden of Paladine

Suggested skills: Insight, Medicine, Perception, Persuasion, Religion
Suggested backgrounds: Folk Hero
Suggested race: Any race
Suggested class: Cleric, Paladin
Suggested features: Feats: Durable, Healer, Inspiring Leader,
Suggested alignment: any Good, usually Lawful Good.

Coinsword of Shinare

Suggested skills: Athletics, Intimidation, Medicine, Perception, Persuasion, Survival
Suggested backgrounds: Soldier, Urchin
Suggested race: Any race, usually Human
Suggested class: Cleric, multiclassing Cleric/Fighter, multiclassing Cleric/Ranger, Paladin
Suggested features: Trickery domain, Battle master Archetype (if Fighter), Hunter Archetype (if Ranger); Feats: Durable, Great Weapon Master, Martial Adept, Sentinel, Shield Master, Tough, Weapon Master
Suggested alignment: any Lawful.

Dark Pilgrim of Takhisis

Suggested skills: Deception, Insight, Intimidation, Perception, Persuasion, Sleight of Hands, Stealth
Suggested backgrounds: Acolyte, Charlatan, Criminal, Urchin
Suggested race: Any race
Suggested class: Cleric, multiclassing Cleric/Rogue
Suggested features: Assassin Archetype (if Rogue); Feats: Actor, Alert, Keen Mind, Mobile, Observant, Resilient, Sentinel, Skulker
Suggested alignment: Lawful or Neutral Evil.

Firebrand of Sirrion

Suggested skills: Deception, Perception, Performance, Persuasion, Religion
Suggested backgrounds: Folk Hero, Urchin
Suggested race: Any race, usually Human
Suggested class: Cleric
Suggested features: Fire domain; Feats: Elemental Adept (fire), Inspiring Leader
Suggested alignment: any Chaotic.

Goodfellow of Branchala

Suggested skills: Acrobatics, Deception, Perception, Performance, Persuasion, Sleight of Hands
Suggested backgrounds: Charlatan, Entertainer, Urchin
Suggested race: Human or Kender
Suggested class: Bard, Cleric, Rogue, any multiclassing combination of those three
Suggested features: Trickery domain, Arcane Trickster Archetype (if Rogue); Feats: Actor, Athlete, Lucky, Mobile, Sentinel, Skilled
Suggested alignment: Chaotic or Neutral Good.

Healing Hand of Mishakal

Suggested skills: Insight, Medicine, Perception, Persuasion, Religion
Suggested backgrounds: Acolyte
Suggested race: Any race
Suggested class: Cleric, Paladin
Suggested features: Life domain, Oath of Devotion (if Paladin); Feats: Healer, Magic Initiate, Ritual Caster
Suggested alignment: any Good.

Mighty Anvil of Reorx

Suggested skills: Arcana, Athletics, Insight, Intimidation, Religion
Suggested backgrounds: Guild Artisan, Sage
Suggested race: Hill or Mountain Dwarf
Suggested class: multiclassing Cleric/Fighter, Cleric, Paladin
Suggested features: Knowledge domain, Battle Master (if Fighter); Feats: Charger, Dungeon Delver, Durable, Heavy Armor Master, Martial Adept, Shield Master, Tough, War Caster
Suggested alignment: Neutral Good, Lawful Neutral or Neutral.

Necrotheurge of Chemosh

Suggested skills: Arcana, Deception, Intimidation, Medicine, Religion
Suggested backgrounds: Acolyte, Sage
Suggested race: Any race
Suggested class: multiclassing Cleric/Wizard, Cleric
Suggested features: Necromancy Arcane Tradition (if Wizard), Feats: Alert, Dungeon Delver, Linguist, Magic Initiate, Ritual Caster, Skulker
Suggested alignment: any Evil.

Pagefinder of Gilean

Suggested skills: Arcana, Insight, Investigation, Nature, Perception, Persuasion, Religion, Survival
Suggested backgrounds: Acolyte, Sage
Suggested race: Any race
Suggested class: Cleric
Suggested features: Feats: Dungeon Delver, Keen Mind, Linguist, Observant, Resilient, Skilled
Suggested alignment: Lawful Neutral, Neutral, or Neutral Good.

Phoenix of Habbakuk

Suggested skills: Insight, Nature, Perception, Religion, Stealth, Survival
Suggested backgrounds: Folk Hero, Hermit
Suggested race: Any race
Suggested class: Ranger, multiclassing Ranger/Cleric
Suggested features: Nature Domain (if Cleric), Hunter Archetype (if Ranger); Feats: Alert, Athlete, Durable, Mobile, Sentinel, Tough
Suggested alignment: any Good or True Neutral.

Plague Knight of Morgion

Suggested skills: Animal Handling, Athletics, Deception, Intimidate, Medicine, Nature, Religion, Stealth, Survival
Suggested backgrounds: Acolyte, Criminal, Sage
Suggested race: Any race
Suggested class: multiclassing Cleric/Fighter, multiclassing Cleric/Rogue, multiclassing Cleric/Fighter/Rogue, Paladin
Suggested features: Champion Archetype (if Fighter), Assassin Archetype (if Rogue); Feats: Actor, Durable, Martial Adept, Sentinel, Skulker, Tough
Suggested alignment: any Evil.

Righteous Cohort of Kiri-Jolith

Suggested skills: Athletics, Intimidate, Medicine, Persuasion, Religion
Suggested backgrounds: Noble, Soldier
Suggested race: Any race
Suggested class: multiclassing Cleric/Fighter, multiclassing Fighter/Paladin
Suggested features: War Domain (if Cleric), Champion Archetype, Battle Master Archetype (if Fighter), Oath of Devotion, Oath of Vengeance (if Paladin); Feats: Durable, Great Weapon Master, Heavy Armor Master, Inspiring Leader, Martial Adept, Shield Master, Tough, Weapon Master
Suggested alignment: any Evil.

Seawolf of Zeboim

Suggested skills: Athletics, Intimidate, Nature, Religion, Survival
Suggested backgrounds: Sailor, Outlander
Suggested race: Any race
Suggested class: multiclassing Barbarian/Cleric, multiclassing Cleric/Fighter, multiclassing Cleric/Ranger
Suggested features: Tempest domain, Hunter Archetype (if Ranger); Feats: Durable, Elemental Adept (lightning or thunder), Polearm Master, Savage Attacker, Weapon Master (trident)
Suggested alignment: Chaotic neutral, Chaotic Evil or Neutral Evil.

Soulbroker of Hiddukel

Suggested skills: Deception, Insight, Perception, Persuasion, Sleight of Hand
Suggested backgrounds: Charlatan, Criminal, Guild Artisan, Noble
Suggested race: Any race
Suggested class: multiclassing Bard/Cleric, Cleric
Suggested features: Feats: Actor, Keen Mind, Linguist, Observant, Resilient, Sentinel, Skilled, Skulker,
Suggested alignment: Chaotic Evil or Neutral Evil.

Wild Fury of Chislev

Suggested skills: Animal Handling, Athletics, Intimidate, Nature, Religion, Survival
Suggested backgrounds: Hermit, Outlander
Suggested race: Wood Elf or Human
Suggested class: multiclassing Druid/Fighter, multiclassing Barbarian/Druid, multiclassing Druid/Ranger
Suggested features: Berserker Archetype (if Barbarian), Circle of the Moon (if Druid), Hunter Archetype (if Ranger); Feats: Alert, Athlete, Charger, Durable, Elemental Adept, Mobile, Savage Attacker, Tough
Suggested alignment: any Neutral

Wrathful Avenger of Sargonnas

Suggested skills: Athletics, Intimidate, Perception, Survival
Suggested backgrounds: Any background
Suggested race: Any race
Suggested class: multiclassing Cleric/Fighter, multiclassing Cleric/Barbarian, multiclassing Cleric/Ranger, Paladin
Suggested features: Berserker Archetype (if Barbarian), Champion (if Fighter), Hunter Archetype (if Ranger), Oath of Vengeance (if Paladin); Feats: Athlete, Charger, Durable, Elemental Adept (fire), Savage Attacker, Tavern Brawler, Tough
Suggested alignment: Lawful Neutral or Lawful Evil

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