🎨 Creative 101 fun things to do with necromancy

SunlessNick

Mildly Darkened One
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22. If your house is made of wood, that's dead - your house can be way spooky.

23. Relatedly, have people's furniture (or sheds, or houses) move around when they aren't looking.
 

DMH

Master of Mutant Design
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24 Animated taxidermy mounts use for learning how to hunt or defend oneself.

25 Animated skin that sneaks onto others and alters their appearance.
 

DarkStarling

Brilliantly Crazed
Banned
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26) Animating insects, from ant scale down to dust mites, and using them as micro assemblers.
 

21st Century Moose

Registered User
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27) Animate multiple severed hands and race them against each other. Take bets, establish a stable, make a whole pile of lovely money before you're forced to flee town.
 

Cerulean Lion

Social Justice Christian
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28) Practical jokes. Get some skeletons to sneak into a friend's house, hide in the closet and jump out at them.

29) Old Zak died owing people money. Dig 'im up, animate him and make him work it off.
 

Gyrfalcon

They said I was mad, MAD!
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30) Zombified draft animals don't need to eat. Use them to haul wagon freight across deserts that would normally be impassable to trade caravans.
 

Cerulean Lion

Social Justice Christian
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31) Meat shields. Zombie troops that form the front rank in the advance. Their function is to soak up damage so the live troops in the second and third rank can concentrate on doing damage to the foe.
 

DMH

Master of Mutant Design
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32 Preserving and animating dead whales. Gussy up the interiors, add some gills and you have a submarine hotel.

33 The same for large dragons to get flying hotels and transports.

34 The all knowing eye, but it can only blink yes or no.

35 Summon (solid) ghosts of dead ancestors to babysit. Have your great, great, great grandmother coo over your bundle of joy.

36 Summon ghosts of quacks and fringe scientists to support your eccentric theories.
 

Adeps

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37 Animate the skin that you use to make vellum out of when you make a book. Use that to give your library a voice-activated search function.
 

Silvercat Moonpaw

Quadruped Transhuman
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38) Make clothes out of dead stuff. Animate it. It can dodge for you or get you to safety if you go unconscious.
 
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