Hexblade: Revisited

The Hexblade is divisive. To me, it’s probably the single most exciting thing in 5e. To others, it’s the worst. I genuinely struggle to make characters that don’t have some hexblade dip, and I won’t even feel bad about it. I’ll even dip my hexblades longer than the guides say, because I want that 3rdContinue reading “Hexblade: Revisited”

A Different Genie Pact: 5e Subclass Rework

I was amped to hear about a genie pact. I love using genies in my games, and it’s probably getting a little old hat that there’s always an Efreeti or Djinni lord the PCs need to interact with. So, I’m pretty bummed out now that I’ve had time to see it in play a fewContinue reading “A Different Genie Pact: 5e Subclass Rework”

Duskblade: 5e Class

The Duskblade came about after a discussion of 5e’s limit on new classes to 13. My contention is that it’s a seemingly arbitrary limit. Why 13? Why not 15, or 5? How different really is a Paladin compared to a Cleric with the War Domain, from a lore perspective. And how about a War ClericContinue reading “Duskblade: 5e Class”

Scout: Ranger Subclass

The Scout came about because I wanted a ranger who uses their companion less as a meat shield, and more as a tool. The falconer ranger who can send his companion out to scout ahead and gets more out of it than simply “it’s a bird”. The Scout A scout is the master of infiltration.Continue reading “Scout: Ranger Subclass”

Yer’a Wizard

‘Wand, magic sand, one Turkish massage owl . . . where can I ever obtain such obscurities?’ HP The Academy Wizard Class The Academy wizard is a homebrew 3.5 character class designed for a campaign set within the world of teens whisked away to a magical school. You get the setting, so I won’t elaborateContinue reading “Yer’a Wizard”

Oath of Beauty Paladin

Tenants of Beauty Beauty is Power: Let your smile be your sword. Confidence is Key: You define beauty, and let it bring you joy. Enhance What you Have: Be grateful for your gifts, and do not dwell on what you lack. Form And Function: There is power in ascetics. Do not be satisfied with theContinue reading “Oath of Beauty Paladin”

Wizard: Revisited

In the Class: Revisited series, I’ll be posting some simple revisions to the various classes based on experiences with my group, and those I’ve talked with. We won’t hit all 13 classes, as some are fine, and some I don’t have a good answer for, but in general these are some suggested changes that shouldContinue reading “Wizard: Revisited”

Druid: Revised

In the Class: Revisited series, I’ll be posting some simple revisions to the various classes based on experiences with my group, and those I’ve talked with. We won’t hit all 13 classes, as some are fine, and some I don’t have a good answer for, but in general these are some suggested changes that shouldContinue reading “Druid: Revised”