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DnD 5e Best Ninja Character Builds

Building ninja characters for DnD 5e can take many different forms, from the obvious rogue to the less obvious bard.  These campaigns can be filled with intrigue, espionage and mystery, sprinkled with martial arts showdowns.  Therefore, creating an entire party of ninjas can offer a …

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Bugbear Character Guide and Best Classes: DnD 5e

When building a bugbear character for DnD 5e, consider the following elements and class ideas: Backgrounds as goblin lords Bugbear traits and abilities Barbarian Path of the Beast Thief Rune Knight Gloom Stalker In DnD 5e, bugbear characters bring a monstrous, hairy goblinoid to the …

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Guide to Building and Playing a Rogue Phantom: DnD 5e

When building a rogue with the phantom archetype in DnD 5e, consider the following: Choose a creepy race with Dexterity: kenku, feral tiefling. Build classic rogue with thieves’ tools, finesse weapons and Stealth. Use Phantom abilities: Whispers of the Dead, Wails from the Grave… Remember …

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Guide to Building a Kenku Character-Best Classes: DnD 5e

When playing a kenku character in DnD 5e, consider the following: Kenku lore and background Special abilities like Expert Forgery, Mimicry Rogue- Thief Ranger- Swarmkeeper Druid- Circle of the Moon Artificer- Alchemist The raven-like kenku in Dungeons and Dragons 5e are cunning, gaining a +2 …

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Guide to Building a Goblin Player Character: DnD 5e

Consider these elements when building a goblin character in DnD 5e: Goblin character backgrounds—antiheros and cutthroats Goblin race abilities Ranger build: Gloom Stalker or Swarmkeeper Bard build: College of Swords Rogue: Thief Artificer: Artillerist Goblins in DnD 5e are small, furious and cunning creatures with …

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Wood Elf Character Guide and Best Classes: DnD 5e

In DnD 5e, play a wood elf for these tropes and characteristics: Monster hunter—Ranger or Druid Circle of the Moon Forest Keeper—Druid Circle of Land: Forest or Swamp Ninja—Rogue or Monk Master Swordsman—Ranger or Battlemaster The wood elf gains a +2 Dexterity/+1Wisdom bonus.  So, I …

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DnD 5e Forest Gnome Character Guide

Forest gnomes in Dungeons and Dragons 5e are some of the most cunning and intelligent characters to play.  Therefore, they make fantastic wizards, arcane tricksters and arcane archers.  With a +2 bonus to Intelligence and a +1 bonus to Dexterity, this fun-loving character packs a …

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Arcane Trickster Character Guide: DnD 5e

Consider building an arcane trickster with these elements in mind: Choose a race with Dexterity/Intelligence bonuses Build a rogue with ranged weapons Learn Arcane Trickster skills: Mage Hand Legerdemain + Choose illusion and enchantment spells Don’t forget higher level rogue abilities Arcane tricksters in Dungeons …

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Dungeons and Dragons 5e Guide to Building a Rogue Assassin

For DnD 5e, assassins are ambush masters with quick, deadly efficiency and masterful infiltration skills.  This subclass is probably the best suited for combat as a rogue, utilizing the rogue’s Sneak Attack against enemies with a slower initiative.  No need to hide if I’m faster …

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Dungeons and Dragons 5e Guide to Building a Rogue Thief

When building a thief in DnD 5e, consider leaning on a treasure hunter theme with these elements in mind: Choose a race with Dexterity and Intelligence bonuses Build rogue character for thievery Understand rogue class abilities Use thief subclass abilities to collect and use magic …

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