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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We end paragon tier with a small boost to will, as well as better protection against sqordmage nasty effects. Paladin – Champion of Order! Prior to the November updatewhen the swordmage became unconscious, Swordmage Warding’s bonus to AC was lost until taking a short or extended rest.

Lightning Lure AW 1 Useful for relocating enemies, and for Shielding Swordmages, it sure beats lobbing thrown weapons. I’m not saying it’s woefully OP, but it definitely looks like power creep to me. Privacy policy About 1d4chan Disclaimers Mobile view. You can use the Aegis of Assault power to teleport to sowrdmage side of of the attacker and respond with an attack of your own.

Hide Armor proficiency is also useful. Each of swordage three powers marks a target, and allows the swordmage to take an immediate action triggered when the target hits with an attack that did not include the swordmage as a target. If you want to shorten your link, make it an actual link. That’s countered by the simple stickiness of fighters.

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They take the feat to mark any number of creatures in the burst, mark everything, and the primary defender marks the most dangerous target first, other than that though, I don’t think they’re “zomfg better” than Paladins and Fighters. Swordmages have a number of Paragon Paths outside of those found in the Forgotten Realms documentation, such as the ones in Arcane Power as well as one or two tucked away in the Manual of the Planes.


Cool, but not swordmagf. Check out the Filter FAQ. Spend another feat on a parrying dagger and you can make up more of the AC loss. This is why I’m having trouble. Swordjage includes art commissions, modules, maps, podcasts, streams, etc, whether you are charging for them or swordmag. Grasping Ensnarement – Slows an enemy you use your Aegis on. Sworcmage also be used with Aegis of Assault. We don’t need combat casting anymore, since we can stay further away from our enemies now.

Thursday, 7th August, Then you can dish out appropriate retribution with solid bonuses to your attack role. 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, swordnage 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.

Characters who did not start as swordmages and who do not already have swordmae multiclass feat of a type other than multiclass swordmage may multiclass as swordmages by taking one of the following entry feats.

Swordmage – Dungeons & Dragons

Swordshock E17 Good damage 4s a single target, but no secondary effects. Whirling Blade D1 It sort of has Reliable since you can try again against a different target until you hit, but otherwise, I consider this power to be worthless.

The choice between these powers also affects some other class powers. In addition, our final utility power lets us basically be invisible while it’s not your turn for the whole encounter.


Spellshooting Swordmage (4e Character Optimization)

Results 1 swordmmage 10 of Very swormdage for when you can get it. Intresting enough, SMs are actually running away from their marks most of the time, to have it actived. There are also plenty of other fun feats out there in general Spending a feat on a double-sword from AV could also be neat I’ve always liked the image of double-swordsand the defensive property means you don’t lose as much from not having full Warding.

Intelligence plays into all your attacks, but you might emphasize either Strength or Constitution for added benefits. In fact, they do not.


For weapons, you probably want to invest in proficiency with Heavy Blades. Swordmages are all trained in the skill Arcana Int. Gnomes are getting a real write-up as a player race? Combat Casting Arcane Power – an old friend makes its way back to us. Should be pretty obvious why that is good.

Knocking people prone as an OA I don’t, because it gives us an extra option if we use it. In theory, nobody is supposed to be “pure” of anything.

I only use the green when I’m making official moderator posts. Oh yeah, and someone on the other boards pointed out that Arcane Reach only applies to Attack powers, so can’t be used with your Aegis. One creature in burst Effect Aegis of Shielding Swordmage Feature [spoiler] You create an arcane link between you and an enemy, allowing you to blunt its attacks against your allies. Your defensive powers can protect your allies and yourself.

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