A quick trailer for The Mighty Nein: Reunited unveils new details about the two-part particular, together with Taliesin Jaffe’s considerably sudden position.
Critical Role dropped a teaser trailer for the upcoming two-night particular The Mighty Nein: Reunited that unveiled Taliesen Jaffe within the sudden position of Kingsley Tealeaf.
The trailer, launched by Critical Role on Twitter, featured a voiceover from Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer and warned that the “shadow of an old threat” lurks in Exandria. During the trailer, every participant was seen embodying the essence of their Campaign 2 characters and given introductory title playing cards. In this sequence, Jaffe was introduced as Kingsley Tealeaf, which was met with each shock and curiosity by followers.
Unlike the opposite returning Mighty Nein participant characters, Kingsley’s story solely started in Campaign 2’s ultimate episode. At the start of the second marketing campaign, Jaffe performed the tiefling Mollymauk Tealeaf, who perished and was reclaimed by Lucien. Mercer then performed the villainous Lucien, whose origins can be additional explored in Critical Role’s upcoming second novel The Nine Eyes of Lucien. After Lucien’s defeat within the Dungeons & Dragons collection’ penultimate episode, the social gathering hoped their good friend Mollymauk would be capable of return to the vessel he as soon as inhabited. Instead, Kingsley emerged in his place.
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Around for just one episode, Kingsley himself was a little bit of a clean slate within the form of The Mighty Nein’s former good friend and ally. He understood the historical past connected to his type, thus retaining the surname Tealeaf, however appeared keen to hunt his personal destiny and solutions in Exandria. Since The Mighty Nein: Reunited will happen solely a number of months after the occasions of Campaign 2, it’ll give followers the chance to see the form of character Kingsley has blossomed into after his inception within the finale.
While Kingsley provides distinctive story potentialities, there are lots of followers who had hoped Jaffe could be reprising his position as Caduceus Clay within the reunion particular. The firbolg was launched as a relaxing addition to The Mighty Nein after Mollymauk’s passing and served as Jaffe’s character for the rest of Campaign 2. It’s unclear whether or not Caduceus will flip up in some capability throughout The Mighty Nein: Reunited or stay within the Blooming Grove, however his minifigure was not amongst these featured within the teaser trailer.
Overall, the trailer was met with collective pleasure by followers with Kingsley offering a little bit of a dividing footnote. While this information added to the anticipation and stoked the flames of curiosity in some followers, it left a wariness in these desperate to see Caduceus once more.
The Mighty Nein: Reunited will stream reside on Twitch and in choose theaters on Nov. 17 and Dec. 1.