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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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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. Anyway, the Minotaur article in an issue of DragonI think? Can also be used with Aegis of Assault.

Did some book I’m unaware of come out? This process automatically destroys any other fragments of the weapon in existence, so you can’t use it to create multiple copies of a broken weapon.

Not to mention that the fighter gets to add his wisdom bonus to the hit chance. Swordjage class features allow them to benefit from using a one-handed sword without a shield to marginally make up for their lack of shield and heavy armor proficiency. If you have a Cleric, then let him do it. I don’t really see a place where the class pays for the advantages they have. Additional prerequisites are noted.

Most apps include their own filtering systems. Horns of the moon is an encounter-long buff and an encounter-long debuff whose targets you can change at the start of your turn. Charisma 4ee Strength are of little use to us.


Spellshooting Swordmage (4e Character Optimization) – D&D Wiki

Dimensional Warp U2 Great for getting an ally out of a tight spot, or getting a Striker into position. Dimensional vortex does not simply let us teleport enemies away before they get to attack our swoordmage, it also redirects the attack to a new target of our choice!

Swordmages of a darker bent often revere Sharregarding their unusual skills as a secret art to be kept hidden from the uninitiated. For our wizard at will, we take Illusory Ambush, because it provides an attack penalty that stacks with our mark and psychic lock, making it very hard for enemies to hit your allies.

Level 1 daily power: Knocking people prone as an OA The problem with Polearm Gamble being that you don’t have the Fighter’s ability to halt someone or do anything to slow them down if they attack youso it isn’t a particularly swordmagf trick.

Swordmage Handbook

Now the damage starts to add swoddmage quickly, and the fighter’s attacks of oportunity start to hurt a lot. Soo, we’re back to rule now, suck later? Meteor Strike E23 Doesn’t do as much damage to a target as other encounter powers of this level, but it does damage to multiple targets – still pretty nice.

Unfortunately for Swordmages, their third class feature doesn’t actually confer a significant benefit in combat – Swordbond, which allows them to pick a weapon with which to bond. Bolstering Warding Xwordmage Automatically end an effect at the end of your turn.

DnD submitted 5 years ago by Afult27 DM. Plus, they do not overshadow anyone which is kind of important.


Spellshooting Swordmage (4e Character Optimization)

This class probably originated from Eladrinwhich is weird since Eladrins aren’t necessarily the swordmge race for Swordmages compared to, say, a Githyankibut then again who cares, Githyanki don’t even have feat support like a core race.

Powers – Paragon Tier. Quicksilver Blade D25 Enter a stance and make an extra basic melee attack as a minor action. Characters who did not start as swordmages and who do not already have a multiclass feat of a type other than multiclass swordmage may multiclass as swordmages by taking one of the 4r entry feats.

A Gnoll Swordmage could benefit from extra Con for Shielding type abilities, and with some of the powers that can be used in place of a charge attack could get a quasi-decent boost to damage. Our aegis range is expanded by one square, our attack stat gains a higher modifier, and swprdmage get to swordmagd our almost useless paragon path power for a better one.

You can find out about it HERE http: Genasi from Returned Abeir are swordmafe archetypal assault swordmages. The CHA requirement is bothersome, but there’s real payoff. Doing less than 30 damages with an at-will at 25th level sucks. Your attacks use Intelligence, so that should be your primary ability score. I don’t see it anywhere in there. Especially confronted to Fighters.

Personal tools Talk Contributions Create account Log in. But well, I was unaware of the errata, wich may rend this argument moot. Resist 5 all is good.