Swordmages were powerful arcane spellcasters who blended martial combat with magic, often but not always elemental in nature. Ancient traditions of. So someone got me a Borders gift card for Christmas, and I already had all the D&D books I wanted, so I went ahead and got the FRPG. Just curious, my friend wants to play a swordmage and I have no clue which book to find it in, but I know the class exists Help? Thanks!.
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Not to mention that size increase is also one-two damage more on average.
Your attacks use Intelligence, so that should be your primary ability score. Strange way of being a defender, hey?
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Remember what I said about marking also applying 4d enemies attacking each other? On the other hand, it’s a 4e class, so it’s tainted by that negative reputation which 4e has. That book you mention is coming out next year right? Oh yeah, and someone on the other boards pointed out that Arcane Reach only applies to Attack powers, so can’t be used with your Aegis. Sloth Strike E3 Slows target on successful hit, so pretty cool.
Very odd, and Be Gone is almost always better. Dimension door gives us a good emergency escape power. Views Page Discussion Edit History.
Swordshock E17 Good damage to a single target, but no secondary effects. Does a lot of stuff – swrodmage pick. Can’t go wrong with the Bastard Sword or Greatsword, either.
Also, if you just use a Spiked Shield, you’d basically be. Intelligence, Strength, Constitution Armor Proficiencies: Githyanki are also known to practice their own swordmage tradition, which is similar to the shielding swordmage.
PhoenixInferno Hong Kong Posts: DnD submitted 5 years ago by Afult27 DM. Swordmages favor deities of magic or skill.
Spellshooting Swordmage (4e Character Optimization)
For both it’s an equivalent of an at-will power, which has equal strength for both. The action point feature lets us teleport away before taking an extra action, so we have another way to escape melee range now.
Cool, but not amazing. When discussing a specific edition, include the edition in the title or select the appropriate link-flair.
Leaping Flames D9 Dragon Ongoing fire damage that jumps from swordjage to target. Retributive Shield Human Feat: On your turn, you 4s have those bonuses, so you use your Headband of Intellect’s minor action power to gain a plus 4 on top of the plus 2 you’ve already got, use an action point, and wreck the heck out of your enemies. Boosting your Will defense should be a fairly high priority. The shield fighter is even tougher, but his lack of damage means the battle will last longer.
Concealing Umbra E12 – grant yourself or an ally invisibility. And c’mon, 1 point of attack is not enough to make a difference between “a punch to the face” and “caress”.
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We also retrain Improved Initiative for Psychic lock, so a lot of our powers will now impose massive penalties to hit on the targets.
The side effect of marking is that it also makes it harder for enemies to attack one of their own allies. While this means that our basic AC is only 14, we’ll take a feat at first level to make up for it.
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