During a new campaign in a "test world" for our DM, I chose to play the Cleric. In this new pantheon, the deity I chose granted its followers a once-per-day Summon Zombies ability (1-10 Zombies per use), as long as there were sufficient fresh human or demihuman corpses around.
This seemed like a great way to add reinforcements to the party in a pinch if we were in the process of making fresh corpses. However the DM kept throwing ineligible enemies at us; beasts, magical creatures, giants, etc.
Finally, about 5 sessions in, the forces of the Big Bad attack and start slaughtering the townsfolk.
The party leaps into action and I…Read more