Swordmages were powerful arcane spellcasters who blended martial combat with magic, often but not always elemental in nature. Ancient traditions of. Note: After I finished this guide, I saw that it could work as a hybrid Swordmage| Cleric, although you have to cherry-pick powers from two classes who aren’t. Swordmages apply the arcane arts to melee combat. The combat skills they possess are enhanced by the magic they wield. The flourish of a.

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Also, if you just use a Spiked Shield, you’d basically be. Create account or Sign in. I don’t really see a place where the class pays for the advantages they have.

Very interesting power – encounter power too. Electrified Lash E7 Simple damage in a burst. Beacon Blade D9 Low damage, but inflicts blinding and prevents the enemy from using invisibility or hiding. Retributive Shield Human Feat: 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. Fortunately, it recovers as an encounter power. Lingering Lightning D5 Much less damage than normal, but inflicts ongoing lightning damage save ends.

Intelligence powers your attacks, so it should be your highest ability score.

Do you need more explanation why we take this feat? Should be obvious why that is good. Reset Fields Log in. Gnomes are getting a real write-up as a player race? Click here to toggle editing of individual sections of the page if possible.


Spellshooting Swordmage (4e Character Optimization)

Retrieved from ” https: A character may be created as a hybrid of swordmage and another class other than swordmage. Eeerr, no, I don’t have that book. If your bonded weapon is broken or damaged, you can spend 1 hour of meditation to recreate the weapon from a fragment. Also, many Swordmages take the feat Intelligent Blademaster early on, allowing them to use their INT modifier for melee basic attacks, and turning STR into something of a dump stat- with the knock-on effect of reducing Fortitude defense progression.

We don’t take it, however.

Swordmage – Dungeons & Dragons

Genasi from Returned Abeir are the archetypal assault swordmages. Concealing Umbra E12 – grant yourself or an ally invisibility. However, your swordmage is limited to heavy blades. You can forge a bond with a different blade using the same meditation process for instance, if you acquire a new blade that has magical abilities. We don’t need combat casting anymore, since we can stay further away from our enemies now. Learn from Experience – gain a bonus against an enemy that critical’ed you.

Your defensive powers can protect your allies and yourself. Lightning Lure AW 1 Useful for relocating enemies, and for Shielding Swordmages, it sure beats lobbing thrown weapons. This summon gives you the extra frontline fighter that your party will sometimes need.

While almost all controllers, a lot of strikers and even some leaders fight at range, defenders are forced to stand in the frontlines. We end paragon tier with a small boost to will, as well as better protection against some nasty effects. Still, sort of useful. No, they have the same HP as any defender They can rival rogues in damage output during a battle and have the best attack bonus of the game.


I don’t feel like I xwordmage assign a rating to this power without knowing more. And is a minotaur, wich make that diference even bigger. The Aegis is also roughly equivalent to Divine Dnnd, except without the stipulation that you have to engage them every round.

In fact, they do not. If you can enhance them, ignore me. They have a bit of an edge on paladins here, but not that much on Fighters. Our new feat is Double Aegis, what combined with our new expended marking range turns us in a massive zwordmage for our enemies.

Mirage Arcane basically locks enemies in a 5X5 square, dazes, and makes them unable to attack creatures outside the zone. Your defensive powers can protect your allies and yourself. Shackled Warding U22 Dwordmage zone that prevents inbound and outbound teleportation and slows enemies within it. Home of user-generated, homebrew pages!