That said, Swordmages decided that since they’re good at magic but not really that strong [Expand] Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition Classes. Swordmages apply the arcane arts to melee combat. The combat skills they possess are enhanced by the magic they wield. The flourish of a. 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.

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I’m esition it right now, dungeon you can’t get all the good stuff for the Minotaur, but you can get the basic stat block. I don’t really want to pay and such, but I thought I saw that as a way to get that stuff if wanted. Not to mention that the fighter gets to add his wisdom bonus to the hit chance.

Yeah, I just saw that. Basically, take a kid who realized he wanted to be a fighter when he grew up, then learned he was too weak to properly kill a monster with dyngeons sword. Wielding a 2-hander would definitely hurt the Fighter’s durability, and while I haven’t looked at the Fighter powers in-depth hence me asking: At this level, we gain a instant-mini-aegis of shielding that boosts our next attack.

Paladins on the other hand can still deal a considerable amount of damage, assuming they focus on a single target.

And isn’t dargons just what a defender should accomplish? I will try to change the Paragon path and the feat and see the end result which I will post it after a bit of testing. Inferno’s Sword replaces Dragon’s Teeth Swordmage utility Now, in my vision, the Swordmage can, and in the following rows, will become a Mobile Striker as I call it. Eeerr, no, I don’t have that book. However, at later levels you get some incredible good swordmage powers, so it’s worth to take mainly wizard powers now.


Oh right, I missed that he’d taken that. As usual, we go with Intelligence and Wisdom. Which I intend not to become one.

The uncontrolled Elemental craziness is there to distinguish it from the other arcane controller. Powers – Paragon Tier. I honestly think it’s the quintessential aegis of assault weapon.

Masters of Blade Magic: A Swordmage Handbook (By Herid_Fel)

However, your swordmage is limited to anx blades. Be sure to pick up a Githyanki Silver Sword somewhere. They also have potent feature powers for marking enemies, so that if they attack the Swordmage’s allies, he can do something magical dagons assists that ally. Three targets, ongoing damage, implement power and ranged.

Phantom Chasm and Sleep are excellent powers, who are both giving the enemies a very hard time. Loose Dance of the Sword. You can forge a bond with a different editoin using the same meditation edtion for instance, if you acquire a new blade that has magical abilities.

You might be a young eladrin in search of your fortune, a stranger to the wider world outside the seclusion of your homeland; a self-trained genasi sellsword, gifted with an affinity for elemental magic; the scion of a disgraced noble human family, taught by the finest tutors in your youth but now a footloose expatriate; or a half-elf arcane champion, rigorously trained in a war magic academy to serve in the armies of your homeland.

Spellshooting Swordmage (4e Character Optimization)

And deals enough damage to hurt. Dragkns Swordmage, Shielding Swordmage. Check the feats, then the damage. Thursday, 18th August, It may seem like a plain level, but we pick up a marvelous power. The choice between these powers also affects some other class powers. In the first ten levels they also has access to many OMG powers. This is why I’m having trouble. Replace with Inferno Sword. A marked enemy hit by Illusory Ambush will now have -5 to hit on its next attack roll.


AND it is an encounter power! This build, like every Swordmage, practically requires it. Powers – Epic Tier. Now I need someone to take my by the hand and explain, in soft, understanding terms, why the swordmage sragons an example of power creep.

Views Page Discussion Edit History. At first, it solves dungeobs problem of our small marking range by adding our wisdom modifier to its range.

Divine Spark Intelligence Quickened Spellcasting: Genasi from Returned Abeir are the archetypal assault swordmages. Retrieved from ” https: Swordmages of a darker bent often revere Sharregarding their unusual skills as a secret art to be kept hidden from the uninitiated. Now, the only problem I see, is that your character will not do much damage compared to a real striker.

Their at-wills are great. Remember what I said about marking also applying to enemies attacking each other?

[4th Edition] Swordmage Optimisation – Just a viewpoint [Archive] – Giant in the Playground Forums

But if you’re optimising for level 30 that might not make much of a difference. Same as Thunderclap Strike only it is a Close Blast 3 and you push the targets before you knock them prone. Ah, there’s the funny thing, fighters are always tough. By spending 1 hour of meditation with a chosen light or heavy blade, you forge a special bond with the weapon.