Guide to writing a necromancer character

Guide to Writing a Necromancer Character

Writing a necromancer character can vary depending on the culture, aesthetic, or character journey you are trying to develope.  Naturally, they make terrifying villains with the ability to summon undead hordes.  However, the archetype has a vast history of heroes and villains intertwined in its …

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Guide to Writing a Paladin Character

Writing a paladin character includes internal struggle, discipline and courage.  They fight for something bigger than themselves, fully committed to their cause in thought and action. The paladin archetype as we know it today is basically just a Holy Knight—The Knights of the Round table, …

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minotaur character dnd 5e

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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leonin dnd 5e best classes

Guide to Building a Leonin Character—Best Classes: DnD 5e

When building a leonin character in DnD 5e, consider the following classes and features: Leonin culture and personalities Leonin abilities and features Barbarian: Path of the Ancients Barbarian: Path of the Beast Paladin: Oath of Glory Leonin characters in Dungeons and Dragons 5e are fierce, …

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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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paladin oath of the watchers character build

DnD 5e- Guide to Building a Paladin Oath of the Watchers

Paladins who follow the Oath o the Watchers in Dungeons and Dragons 5e have a psychic edge, seeing and defending against extraplanar threats like elementals, celestials, fey, aberrations and fiends.  The Tenets of the Watchers include vigilance, loyalty and discipline, making them a sentinel of …

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aasimar character guide dnd 5e

Guide to Building an Aasimar Character DnD 5e

Touched by Mount Celestia, aasimar are semi-angelic humanoids with a spiritual connection to a greater angelic being.  These celestial warriors emanate energies of different auras and gain a +2 to Constitution.  3 different versions of aasimar offer variants in Wisdom, Constitution and Strength bonuses. When …

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triton character builds and race guide

Guide to Building a Triton Character: DnD 5e

Tritons in DnD 5e are regal, blue-skinned people of the deep sea, gaining +1 to Strength, Constitution and Charisma.  Historically, this distant race are keepers of the sea—battling krakens and other monsters from the Elemental Plane of Water.  Their royal nature makes them a bit …

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dragonborn character guide dnd 5e

Guide to Playing a Dragonborn Character: DnD 5e

When playing a dragonborn character in DnD 5e, consider the following: How natural dragonborn features affect my selection Dragonborn culture and background Melee classes: Paladin and Barbarian Magic classes: Sorcerer and Bard The DnD 5e dragonborn race is built around Charisma and Strength, which has …

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dwarf paladin tank dnd 5e

Guide to Building a Dwarf Paladin Tank: DnD 5e

Strong, stout and full of personality, dwarf paladins are legendary characters in the world of Dungeons and Dragons 5e. When I think of dwarves, I think of their relationship to stone, metal and the earth.  They are built like stone, work gemstone masterpieces and are …

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