Any witch is at risk of being burned at the stake by the ignorant because of maleficent witches, also known as wicked witches. Such is the fear of this most despised and fiendish of traditions that it casts a shadow over all of witch-kind.
The following is a new Tradition for the Player's Companion Witch class.
Bonus Spells: None. (A maleficent witch does not receive any bonus spells at 1st level.)
1st level: Familiar
2nd level: Wicked Lore
4th level: hex as a warlock
6th level: contact dark powers as a warlock
8th level: change shape as a warlock
10th level: summon infernal creature as a warlock
The character can control undead as a Chaotic cleric of one half her class level. Also, the two spells listed below are added to her class spell list at the designated spell level:
4th level: cause serious wounds
5th level: finger of death