Inspired by Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn Trilogy, the Mistborn class is an unparalleled diplomat-warrior for 5e DnD. It is highly experimental, in that it has no subclasses. Instead, it has abilities that you prepare each day, not unlike preparing spells. It may be the first 5e homebrew class to have a Skill Tree (see bottom of document).
The sequel to my Guide to Balancing (and Judging the Balance of) Homebrew Classes.
I discuss the ins and outs of understanding the underpinnings of innovative homebrew class design.
The Shimazu were a clan of provincial violent belligerents who fought with hotheaded reckless abandon, or so it appeared. Beneath that battlecraze that surpassed even my own, their integrity as united warriors blazed bright to those capable of withstanding their singleminded charge.
“Think of nothing else except putting everything into the first strike. If the first strike doesn’t connect, or the enemy evades, then die gracefully. Be the first ones to walk the path of death. To do so is quite an honor.”
Holding back their brutish strength ever so slightly, they would position their bodies after each strike in such a way as to make targeting their vital points more difficult. A battle of endurance is a foolhardy one against one such as they.
Leuku’s Combat Arts Combat Art: Chasing Slice A combat art of the shinobi that allows one to close distance on…
“If we are to strike, then we have to strike till the bitter end. Strike and strike and strike, till we crush our enemy and reduce it to nothing.”
An experimental magical suit rumored to have been crafted by drow in their war against the dwarves in the mountains of Tselinoyarsk. It grants an nigh unparalleled bonus to stealth at the cost of a significant amount of stamina.
Tuning Dagger Dagger (very rare, requires attunement)A magical musical dagger of explosive properties. When inactive, the blade functions as a…
Shield of Faith