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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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That’s countered by the simple stickiness of fighters. It teleports the target to a new spot on hit.

Especially confronted to Fighters. Anyway, the Minotaur article in an issue of DragonI think?

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

Is it out now? In fact, Swordmage has an advantage here, since a lot of his encounter powers can be used with Aegis of Assault. I’ve built several low-level characters in 4E, and even though I haven’t played most of them, the Swordmage doesn’t seem too much better than my Paladins and Fighters. Lightning Lure Sordmage 1 Useful for relocating enemies, and for Shielding Swordmages, it sure beats lobbing thrown weapons.

Quicksilver Blade D25 Enter a stance and make an extra basic melee attack as a minor action. At this level, we gain a instant-mini-aegis of shielding that boosts our next attack. swordmae

Which 4e Book has the Swordmage class in it? : DnD

swordmwge Warlord – None of the Paragon Paths are that useful, swordmagf like the Cleric, it never hurts to add some healing power. We’re talking 4e mechanics here, not ToB. I have the beginnings of an idea for Assault Swordmages.


Which 4e Book has the Swordmage class in it? The character gains the Swordbond swordmage class feature. If you’re going to go total defense, you can use a defensive weapon as well, which provides another bonus when you total defense or second wind. Although I seriously thought Bugbear got those revisions as well Level 1 encounter power: Paladin – Champion of Order!


Something does not work as expected? This summon gives you the extra frontline fighter that your party will sometimes need. We can now mark enemies wwordmage a distance of 5 squares.

On the one hand, it is without a doubt the purest invocation of the “feel” of the gish, with every power and feature reinforcing the idea of a warrior-wizard who attacks with sword and spell simultaneously, all without overshadowing the rest of the party or making either fighter or wizard obsolete.

Improved Swordmage Warding – Required for Devasbut still pretty useful for everyone else, but if you drop, you lose even more of your AC. The flourish of a swordmage’s blade not only bites with steel, but also with fire, lightning, or other powerful forces. Their 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. Elemental Aegis U2 Dragon Instead of reducing damage dealt, you grant an elemental resistance.

That said, Swordmages decided that since they’re good at magic but not really that strong, they’d just cast spells and inscribe runes onto their sword and use it to stab foes like a magical syringe full of TNT. The main advantages of being a swordmage is that you get to teleport a lot and you’re better at attacking large numbers of opponents than fighters or paladins.


Check out our Getting Started Guide! Grasping Ensnarement – Slows an enemy you use your Aegis on. Fortunately, it recovers as an encounter power.

Epic resurgence lets you recover encounter powers when you crit. Strength should be your second-best ability score, swrdmage it enhances your assault powers and keeps your base attack bonus high.

Do you need more explanation why we take this feat? I need someone to explain why it’s not, possibly with visual aids. Dimension door gives us a good emergency escape power. Huh, I never noticed that or maybe they updated and added it since the last time I looked at the Products page http: And a dead Defender isn’t going to be defending anybody.

Githyanki are also known to practice their own swordmage tradition, which is similar to the shielding swordmage. This is a great way to convince a DM to kill you, though. It is unclear whether it allows you to attack everyone you wind up adjacent to, or only one – talk to your DM to see if Eladrin Swordmage Advance is right for you. The feat that lets them use their gore for OAs, without expending it, is pretty sweet.

You can find out about it HERE http: Not much to say here, just make your calculations assuming the best armor at each level.