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2010-09-11, 01:06 PM
This homebrew is for the Swords and Wizardry (S&W) gaming system (http://www.swordsandwizardry.com/).

Elven Fighter/Mage
The Elven Fighter/Mage is an Elf Variant and has the same “standard” S&W Elven bonuses including darkvision at a range of 60 ft, generally has a 4 in 6 chance to find secret doors when searching, and immunity to the spells Charm Person and Sleep. The Elven fighter/mage class differs from that of the “traditional” elf in that it does not switch off daily from being a fighter to a mage. Thus, this Elven variant can cast spells and attack with a sword on the same day. However, it gains spells slower than normal classes and requires more xp when gaining levels. If Elves wear regular (nonelven or magical) armor they are unable to cast spells until they remove the armor.

Prime Attribute: Strength and Intelligence, 14+ (5% experience)
Hit Dice: 1d6 (Gains 2 hp/level after 9th.)
Armor/Shield Permitted: Only magical or Elven armor is allowed when casting spells.
Weapons Permitted: All weapons are permitted.

Elven Fighter/Mage Advancement
{table]Level|Experience|Hit Dice|Saving Throw|-1-|-2-|-3-|-4-|-5-|-6-|-7-|-8-|-9-
1|0|1|16| – | – | – | – | – | – | – | – | –
10|450,000|+2 hp|7|4|3|3|2|–|–|–|–|–
11|550,000|+4 hp|6|4|3|3|2|1|–|–|–|–
12|650,000|+6 hp|6|4|4|3|2|2|–|–|–|–
13|750,000|+8 hp|6|4|4|4|3|3|–|–|–|–
14|850,000|+10 hp|6|4|4|4|4|4|1|–|–|–
15|950,000|+12 hp|5|5|5|5|4|4|2|–|–|–
16|1,050,000|+14 hp|5|5|5|5|4|4|3|1|–|–
17|1,150,000|+16 hp|5|5|5|5|5|4|4|2|–|–
18|1,250,000|+18 hp|5|5|5|5|5|5|5|2|1|–
19|1,350,000|+20 hp|5|6|6|6|5|5|5|2|2|–
20|1,450,000|+22 hp|5|6|6|6|6|6|5|2|2|1
21+|100,000|+2 hp/level|5|7|7|7|6|6|6|3|2|2[/table]

Elven Equipment

{table]Armor Type|Elven Chain
AC:|-5 [+5]
Cost:|750 gp[/table]
*Note: Magical armor weights half normal

{table]Weapon | Damage | Weight | Cost
Elven Dagger | 1d4 | 1 | 20 gp
Elven Long Sword | 1d8 | 5 | 150 gp
Elven Short Sword | 1d6 | 2.5 | 80 gp
Elven Long Bow | – | 2.5 | 300 gp
Elven Short Bow | – | 2.5 | 150 gp
Elven Arrows (20) | 1d6 | 0.5 | 20 gp[/table]

Elven Equipment costs around 10 times the price of regular equipment and it is specially designed for the specific height and weight of the Elven owner. Elves are not known for sharing this near magical equipment. However, on special occasion they have made it for humans and dwarves alike, a rare gift indeed. Elven equipment is different for it is far stronger and lighter than Human or Dwarven made weapons and armor. Weapons are so thin and sharp they are known to wound even the most heavily armored foe. [Note: In game terms, these weapons gain an additional +1 to attack rolls but not to damage.]

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