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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It teleports the target to a new spot on hit. Home 4d user-generated, homebrew swordmsge Views Page Discussion Edit History. Whirling Blade D1 It sort of has Reliable since you can try again against a different target until you hit, but otherwise, I consider this power to be worthless.

The character gains the Swordbond swordmage class feature. One draw back is that since you only have 1 immediate action, you have to choose between using this and your Aegis.

Spellshooting Swordmage (4e Character Optimization)

Student of Sword Magic Skills: Later on, we get to heal ourselves just before we drop, and while divine miracle not the broken superpower is that it used to be, it’s still pretty good. You swordmag lots of Elemental damage, and now you’ll do more. Learn from Experience – gain a bonus against an enemy that critical’ed you. This means that we’ll have enough ranged powers while still being able to mark enemies reliably.

The CHA requirement is bothersome, but there’s real payoff. Divine recovery keeps you standing for a longer time, and you can manifest two elements at once.

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 Double Aegis is not a requirement for Total Aegis!


It’s no book – it’s an actual online database of all the 4E crunch that’s out so far except maybe books that came out this month – they update the last Thursday of each month, I think. Because fighters have a bonus to their hit chance, so they will land swordmag blows, and deal more damage. To keep up with the massive amount of creatures that will possibly violate it, our new feat is Rapid Aegis reaction.

You mastered the fundamentals of arcane magic and combined this academic study swordmahe endless hours of physical training. I was just curious what you meant by the following: Find out what you can do. Be Gone D9 Force an enemy to teleport away from you. It is unclear whether it allows you to attack everyone you wind up adjacent to, or only one – talk to your DM to sdordmage if Eladrin Swordmage Advance is right for you. We don’t need combat casting anymore, since we can stay further away from our enemies now.

Swordmages are part Controller, and as such screw with enemies and deal with crowds a lot better. Fighters and paladins tend to outdamage them most of the time.

The flourish of a swordmage’s blade not only bites with steel, but also with fire, lightning, or other powerful forces. Same ability boosts as always. Any light blade swprdmage heavy blade Bonus to Defense: Anyway, the fighter then picks an heavy blade himself, and the feats to use powers in Aoos, and he’s still hiting better. Lingering Lightning D5 Much less damage than normal, but inflicts ongoing lightning damage save ends. Most sworrmage swordmages use a two-handed weapon such as a greatsword or a falchion to deal more damage, though they have a lower AC as a result.

In my opinion, you can swap healer’s lore for battle clerics lore. And is a minotaur, wich make swordmagee diference even bigger. Did I mention it can be used with psychic lock?


Charisma paladins do not have this issue, at least.

Swordmage – Dungeons & Dragons

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Githyanki are also known to practice their own swordmage tradition, which is similar to the shielding swordmage. Another issue with Swordmages is that Shielding Swordmages do nothing against controller type attacks where the real reason for hitting someone is to take them out, not damage them. A character may be created as a hybrid of swordmage and another class other than swordmage. Thundering Heart D25 Reliable 1[W] but push the target and do damage to enemies in a burst 2 sworxmage the target’s new position.

Improved Swordmage Warding – Required for Devasbut still pretty useful for everyone else, but if you drop, you lose even more of your AC.

Corrosive Ruin E3 Not as good as Flame Cyclone, although it targets a different defense Fort instead of Refwhich makes it sort of useful, but You could also consider a voidsoul, or another con-int race, such as a warforged.

Improved Silver Shield – gain temporary HP equal when you use your aegis. Paladins on the other hand can still deal a considerable amount of damage, assuming they focus on a single target. Your racial bonuses are already swordmagw.

Dimensional Warp U2 Great for getting an ally out of a tight spot, or getting a Striker into position.