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Guide to Building a Coast Druid Circle of the Land: DnD 5e

When building and playing a coastal druid Circle of the Land in DnD 5e, consider the following: Try a half elf, Tortle or Aarakocra Backstories of beachside life Use Wild Shape animal forms with an island or coastal theme Bonus Coastal Spells Complementary Druid Spells …

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Guide to Building an Arctic Druid Circle of the Land: DnD 5e

In Dungeons and Dragons 5e, the druid Circle of the Land leans toward the spellcasting niche within this class, pulling from various habitats to learn bonus spells.  Naturally, arctic druids get a list of freezing, slowing, pine-needle spreading spells.  As I level my arctic druid, …

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Guide to Playing a Mountain Dwarf: DnD 5e

When building a mountain dwarf character in Dungeons and Dragons 5e, consider the following thematic elements and classes: Mountain Dwarves in DnD 5e are people of the earth—strong, sturdy and with rough edges.  Though short, this powerhouse race is nothing to smirk at, making for …

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Guide to Building a Minotaur Character: DnD 5e

Introduced in Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica, minotaurs in Dungeons and Dragons 5e are beefy warriors (har, har) innately built for melee combat.  For this character, I’m not concerned so much about social skills.  Instead, I’m leaning into the monstrous, hulking nature of this beast-person and …

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DnD 5e Guide to Building a Shadow Magic Sorcerer

When building a Shadow Magic sorcerer origin, consider the following races and build options: Try playing drow or owlfolk (UA) Understand Sorcery Points and Meta Magic Shadow Magic abilities: Eyes of the Dark, Strength of the Grave, Hound of Ill Omen Suggested spell list: chill …

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Guide to Building a Warlock: The Undead Patron (UA)

Warlocks of the Undead patron serve a powerful undead being, such as an ancient vampire lord.  Consider the following character races and elements: Try a Dhampir or Reborn (UA) character Consider Pact of the Blade for melee build. Eldritch Invocations: Misty Visions, Thirsting Blade, Undying …

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Guide to Building a Warlock Pact of the Fiend: DnD 5e

Play a warlock Pact of the Fiend in DnD 5e with these factors in mind: Consider playing a tiefling or fallen aasimar. Choose Pact of the Chain for a minion. Fiend Patron expanded spell list—burning hands, scorching ray, command… Fiend Patron abilities—Dark One’s Blessing, Dark …

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Guide to Building a Bladsinging Wizard: DnD 5e

 When building a bladesinging wizard in DnD 5e, consider the following features: Try a high elf or feral tiefling build. Wizard basics: Arcane Recovery, Spell Mastery, Signature Spells. Bladesinging abilities: Bladesong, Training in War and Song… Choose spells for swordplay: booming blade, green-flame blade… Multi-class …

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Guide to Building a Warlock Genie Patron: DnD 5e

When building a genie warlock in DnD 5e, consider the following characteristics and buildouts: Try a genasi or tiefling build. Pact of the Talisman, Rebuke of the Talisman, Protection of the Talisman The Genie Patron abilities and extended spell list Dao spells Djinni spells Efreeti …

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Guide to Building a Paladin Oath of Glory DnD 5e

In Dungeons and Dragons 5e, the paladin Oath of Glory has an Olympian flavor, pulling from the theme of classic Greek heroes like Hercules.  This character blends superhuman athleticism with charismatic leadership and inspiration for the party.  Plus, now we have a fantastic theme for …

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