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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And c’mon, 1 point of attack is not enough to make a difference between “a punch to the face” and “caress”. I only use the green when I’m making official moderator posts. An area attack, though, so it provokes. Thursday, 7th August, How do you know? And then, 4w course, swordjage are those who insist that the ability to do things like throw your sword so that it stabs swlrdmage fucker in the chest and then blows up in a fireball before reforming in your hand, turn your sword into a lightning bolt that bounces off of multiple targets, cut doorways in space or split yourself into multiple copies who can each fight independently is not gishy in the slightest Something does not work as expected?

Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait. By spending 1 hour of meditation with swordjage chosen light or heavy blade, you forge a special bond with the weapon. Charisma paladins do not have this issue, at least. Now the swordmage’s main advantage is that he can easily swoddmage several oponents at once, so against multiple targets his damage keeps well up. Check out the Filter FAQ.

Flamewall Strike E7 Create a Wall 3. Aegis swordkage Assault, Aegis of Shielding. For a full list, see the Related Subreddits wiki page. Now I need someone to take my by the hand and explain, in soft, understanding terms, why the swordmage isn’t an example of power creep. Join Date Sep Posts 2.


This seems like an interesting way to put your enemies into a lose-lose position. Closing Advantage [ AP: Huh, I never noticed that or maybe they updated and added it since the last time I looked at the Products page http: The filters work on reddit mobile. While you are conscious and wielding either a light blade or a heavy blade, you maintain a field of magical force around you. Swordmages favor deities of magic or skill.

Swordmage Handbook

Soo, we’re back to rule now, suck later? A character may be created as a hybrid of swordmage and another class other than swordmage. Strength should be your second-best ability score, since it enhances your assault powers and keeps your base attack bonus high.

Doesn’t compare to other powers of its level. Our first ability boosts go to our main stat and Wisdom.


Can also be used with Aegis of Assault. 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 nice trick.

Append content without editing the whole page source. You protect your allies with magical shields of forceā€”and by keeping enemies away from them.

It only lasts until start of the target’s following turn, so you need to time that correctly. Flame Cyclone E1 A useful Close burst attack that does a swrdmage amount of damage for its level. Falcon’s mark provides an extra mark, can be used at range, and deals an uncommonly resisted damage type.

You do lots of Elemental damage, and now you’ll do more. For more information about Wizards of the Coast or any of Swordmmage trademarks or other intellectual property, please visit their website at www. For our swordmage power, I decided to take Sword Burst. By spending 1 hour of meditation with a chosen light or heavy blade, you forge a special bond with the weapon.


Warlord – None of the Paragon Paths are that useful, but like the Cleric, it never hurts to add some healing power. Is it out now? Lightning Rod D19 Nice effect if it hits moderate lightning damage, and repeated lightning damage to other enemiesbut if it misses, it does nothing. I was just curious what you meant by the following: Also, swoddmage you just use a Spiked Shield, you’d basically be. In the first ten levels they also has access to many OMG powers.

Critical hits are good.

Contents [ show ]. The character becomes trained in Arcana. Improved Swordmage Warding – Required for Devasbut still pretty useful for everyone else, but if you drop, you lose even more of your AC. I honestly thought it was supposed to be Elemental with the uncontrolled Elemental craziness myself Avaunt Foe D20 – weapon attack vs defense, deposit the target 5 squares away.

The uncontrolled Elemental craziness is there to distinguish it from the other arcane controller. November 09, Called the Swordmage Aegis, the different responses different the different types of swordmage; those with the Aegis of Assault FRPG teleport to the assailant and make a free attack, whilst those with the Aegis of Shielding FRPG reduce some of the damage that their ally takes, and those with the Aegis of Ensnarement Arcane Power can instead teleport the attacker to them and make them more vulnerable to the ensuing beatdown.

Did I mention it can be used with psychic lock?