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    Default Re: An Eclectic Collection of Fun and Effective Builds

    Quote Originally Posted by Maan View Post
    Whoopsie, forgot to mention: we'll be starting with level 5 characters, at least; maybe 6 or 7.
    So I would need something viable from that level onward.
    The Eldritch Knight build is viable from 1-20.

    Basically Fighters have a swell time from 1-12. It jumps off into Wizard at 12 because at that point the Fighter progression slows down a bit; you'd have to wait all the way to level 20 to get another extra attack and that XGtE War Magic school has a lot to offer both in the short and long run.

    There is one common mistake I see with EK that gives some people a negative experience with them: They somehow get it into their head that they should be using spells like "Scorching Ray" that rely on their second-rate Intelligence scores. Don't do this! Look for spells that don't rely on your Intelligence score, and ones that augment your martial abilities rather than replacing them.
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    I've realized recently that when I see a thread where LudicSavant was the last poster, I look forward to reading it.
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    Frequency of Resistances in MM, Volo's, MToF | Comprehensive DPR Calculator | An Eclectic Collection of Fun and Effective Builds | Unusual Life Cleric Character Concepts

    A Reinvented Pantheon (Made for 3.5, but adaptable):
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