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PostPosted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:10 pm 
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Do undead speak any specific language? The ones that can speak that is. :confused:


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:14 pm 
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Usually either the ones they could speak in life, or the languages the mage who raises them speaks.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 4:38 pm 
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What Squinty said. It's worth noting however that most intelligent undead are just that - intelligent. It's not entirely uncommon for particularly old undead to speak more languages then everything the party can speak combined. Draconic, Elven and Abyssal are all fairly commonly spoken among the older undead creatures.

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Entirely dependent on the setting!

Pathfinder has an undead specific language called Necril, as a tidbit.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 10:35 am 
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Mown wrote:
Pathfinder has an undead specific language called Necril, as a tidbit.

That's actually pretty cool, never knew that.

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Setting specific, but I usually have ones who can speak knowing the languages of their life + the primary language of the necromancer, whatever that raised them.


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