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Nomadic Bladesmith

Nomadic Bladesmith

You drift from battlefield to battlefield, seeking martial challenges to perfect your unique swordsmanship. Firsthand knowledge gleaned from each conflict is applied in the forge, guiding you closer to crafting a peerless blade and become immortalized as a legendary weaponsmith.

This build utilizes player options from Eberron: Rising from the Last War and Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything. The build also uses standard array for ability scores, and acquires starting equipment via starting wealth by class (5d4 x 10 gp).

Variant Human (Mark of Making): Ability Score Increase: +1 Dexterity, Ability Score Increase: +2 Intelligence, Artisan’s Gift: Woodcarver’s Tools, Artisan’s Intuition, Language: Draconic, Spellsmith (mending, magic weapon), Spells of the Mark

Alignment: Lawful Evil

Background: Guild Artisan (smiths and metal-forgers); Artisan’s Tools: Smith’s Tools, Insight, Language: Dwarvish, Persuasion

Personality Traits I believe that anything worth doing is worth doing right. I can’t help it – I’m a perfectionist.
I like to talk at length about my profession.
Ideal Aspiration. I work hard to be the best there is at my craft.
Bond One day I will return to my guild and prove that I am the greatest artisan of them all.
Flaw I’m horribly jealous of anyone who can outshine my handiwork. Everywhere I go, I’m surrounded by rivals.

Starting Equipment: shikomizue (rapier), o-kote (shield), gyorin kozane (scale mail), explorer’s pack, traveler’s clothes, smith’s tools, woodcarver’s tools, and a pouch containing 15 sp.

Trinket: A hilt from a broken sword.

Ability Scores
Strength 10 Intelligence 15
Dexterity 16 Wisdom 12
Constitution 14 Charisma 8
Level Class Damage Features
1 Fighter 10 Acrobatics, Perception, Fighting Style: Dueling, Second Wind
2 Fighter 10 Action Surge
3 Fighter 15 Martial Archetype: Psi Warrior, Psionic Energy d6, Psionic Power (Protective Field, Psionic Strike, Telekinetic Movement)
4 Fighter 16 Feat: Telekinetic (+1 Intelligence)
5 Fighter 28 Extra Attack, Psionic Energy d8
6 Fighter 30 Ability Score Improvement: +2 Dexterity
7 Fighter 30 Telekinetic Adept (Psi-Powered Leap, Telekinetic Thrust)
8 Fighter 32 Ability Score Improvement: +2 Dexterity
9 Fighter 32 Indomitable
10 Fighter 32 Guarded Mind
11 Fighter 45 Extra Attack II, Psionic Energy d10
12 Fighter 46 Ability Score Improvement: +2 Intelligence
13 Fighter 46 Indomitable II
14 Fighter 47 Ability Score Improvement: +2 Intelligence
15 Fighter 47 Bulwark of Force
16 Fighter 47 Feat: Alert
17 Fighter 48 Action Surge II, Indomitable III, Psionic Energy d12
18 Fighter 60 Telekinetic Master
19 Fighter 60 Feat: Fighting Initiate (Blind Fighting)
20 Fighter 73 Extra Attack III
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