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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Spellshooting Swordmage (4e Character Optimization)

Also, you are left behind quickly on Will defense, and while your Ref defense is great, your Fortitude and Will are subpar to those of many fighters Str and Wis and Str-based paladins Str and Wis, too.

The blade you carry is an extension of your being, both body and mind.

I don’t read the online parts of 4E, but I don’t think you can enhance shields in 4E? That book you mention is coming out next year right?

Powers – Heroic Tier. Swordmages apply the arcane arts to melee combat. Spikes of Agony E7 Decent damage on hit, but does damage when the swrodmage moves – and can be used with Aegis of Assault.

Once per day, while wielding a light blade or heavy bladethe character can take a minor action to benefit from the Swordmage Warding class feature until the end of the encounter. Dimensional Dodge U10 Teleport to an enemy that uses a Ranged attack against you – they’re usually squishy, swkrdmage now you can lay into them.


You can use the Aegis of Assault power to teleport to the side of of the attacker and respond with an attack of your own. In addition, sqordmage final utility power lets us basically be invisible while it’s not your turn for the whole encounter. You mark the target for the rest of the encounter, hit or miss, and if they don’t respect it, they will pay for it.

Meteor Strike E23 Doesn’t do as much damage to a target as other encounter powers of this level, but it does damage to multiple targets – still pretty nice.

So, while I agree with you, it’s irrelevant to the discussion at hand. I choose to use a modification to the rating system developed by Blade in his 3. This is why I’m having trouble. I honestly think it’s the quintessential aegis of assault weapon. This build will try to make a reasonable ranged defender. Errors The following errors occurred with your submission. Change the name also URL address, possibly the category of the page. Free the Storm Within D15 Damage to enemies adjacent to you when they start their turn sort of like ongoing damage.

Choose one of the following Aegis and gain its benefit: If you dnv a bond with a different blade, the old bond dissipates.

Defense boosts are always welcome. The character gains the Swordbond swordmage class feature.

If you did Paragon Multiclassing, you might gain some serious ranged power, but you don’t get Warlock’s Curse. Phantom Chasm and Sleep are excellent powers, who are both giving the enemies wwordmage very hard time. Combat casting helps with that, but when we hit paragon tier, we’ll drop it. Our aegis range is expanded by one square, our attack stat gains a higher modifier, and we get to swap our almost useless paragon path power for a better one.


Spellshooting Swordmage (4e Character Optimization) – D&D Wiki

Swordmage Warding is wsordmage good choice, but proficiency with leather armor or unarmored agility are too. Resist 5 all is good. Constitution helps your survivability and can be useful if you want to try some shielding swordmage powers.

Sleet Strike E7 Dragon Forces your opponent to move – and not shift – away from you, which typically provokes opportunity attacks. Thursday, 7th August, November 13, ndd, Click here to edit contents of this page. Vorpal Doom D29 Reliable, plentiful damage, and widen your critical range.

The problem with Polearm Gamble being that you don’t have the Fighter’s ability to halt someone or do anything to slow them down if they attack youso it isn’t a particularly nice trick. Charisma paladins do not have this issue, at least.