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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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Guide to Building a Centaur Character: DnD 5e

When building a centaur character in DnD 5e, consider the following elements and classes: Centaur backgrounds and culture Build around Strength and Wisdom. Fighter Cavalier Cleric Tempest Domain Druid Circle of Wildfire Centaur backgrounds and culture Introduced in Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica, centaurs are powerful …

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Bugbear Character Guide and Best Classes: DnD 5e

In Dungeons and Dragons 5e, bugbear characters bring a monstrous, hairy goblinoid to the party dynamic.  Somewhere between a bigfoot and goblinoid, these creatures dominate goblin and hobgoblin clans and often act as shock troops for warbands.  Therefore, playing this brute means tapping into goblin …

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Rune knight fighter character guide DnD 5e

DnD 5e Guide to Building a Rune Knight

Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything introduces the Rune Knight to DnD 5e, a class of fighters who learn runic magic from Giants.  These runes enhance armor, weapons and even my fighter’s Strength rolls and size.  Each rune I learn to carve connects with an element—much like …

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Guide to Building a Psi Warrior Fighter: DnD 5e

The psi warrior fighter class is introduced in Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything, creating a jedi-like, telekinetic fighter for DnD 5e.  These fighters can use telekinetic powers to enhance movement, create shields of force and increase combat damage.  For this build, I’ll need a melee fighter …

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Arcane Archer Character Guide: Dungeons and Dragons 5e

For Dungeons and Dragons 5e, the Arcane Archer is introduced in Xanathar’s Guide to Everything, creating a spellcasting archer other than the ranger.  This arcane fighter pulls from the wizard schools of magic to perform extraordinary magic shots.  Naturally, this class grew from the elves, …

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Guide to Building a Samurai Fighter: Dungeons and Dragons 5e

Build a samurai fighter with these traits in mind: Try a human, triton or hobgoblin race with a focus on Strength Choose Dueling or Protection Fighting Style Lean into special Samurai abilities and traits Utilize basic fighter abilities like Action Surge, Extra Attack and Second …

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DnD 5e Guide to Building a Champion Fighter

To build a champion fighter in DnD 5e, consider the following elements: Choose a race with high Strength or Constitution modifiers Build a versatile, dual wielding fighter—multiple attack rolls Utilize basic fighter abilities like Action Surge and Second Wind Lean into special Champion abilities The …

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Eldritch knight build DnD 5e

DnD 5e Guide to Building an Eldritch Knight

To build an Eldritch Knight for D&D 5e, consider the following: Choose a fun race with high Strength and Constitution bonuses Build a shield and weapon fighter for tanking Lean on defensive and instant effect spells Eldritch knights combine the fighting prowess of a fighter …

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