This page is of questionable balance. Reason: You can’t dual-wield a staff and a blade, since the staff is a two-handed weapon. The bonus Blade Opportunity. First and foremost let me recommend the build guides for all classes on the WOTC forums found in the Character Optimization boards and. The artificer appeared in Dragon magazine # (July ), in a 4th edition playtest article.

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Retrain out of it if you take Spell Commander. Breath Augments of Note: It has niche optimization potential, but an entirely alchemy based character is fairly bad. Artificers are proficient with cloth and leather armor and simple weapons.

Monday, 23rd May, I just don’t have a artiifcer how to effectively support the party with this rule system. The features are generally good but limited, all they do is make your summons slightly better bonus attack, speed, defenses.


The feat ‘craft construct’ and the spell ‘construct lock’ are also good examples of this. New to 4e – Feel useless as an Artificer.

They use religion and the arcane to gain new 4ee, and as a result sometimes have powers of healing. I think Wizard might make me feel less stupidly weak, and especially with Mark of 4f, would let him be still themed as an inventor. All material is good, no houserules yet, anyway, game is still very much in planning stages.

While some creators of magical minutia content themselves with sedentary lives as merchants, providing tindertwigs and smokesticks, and singing coins, the true artificer answers a deeper calling.

Artificers represent many of the high-magic elements of Eberron as a campaign setting. They also gain the ability to create a homunculus. One of the other players’ motivations for adventuring is even tied to an invention he aims to create one day.

The Ref bonus is just icing. Venting frustration here, heh. With a bandolier slung across your chest, you carry an arsenal of alchemical compounds, magic implements, mundane materials, and tools.

Since, at the DM’s instruction and as I would have anyway I picked powers I thought arificer the character’s concept. The Genie’s Curse Birthright: That is, there aren’t as many big, controlling, damage dealing effects that, say, a wizard would have.


There is so much more to magical artifice than alchemy and a true artificer is able to imbue any material with magic at a glance.

Reset Fields Log in. Which is why I stand in the back shooting people, since no one needs artiificer. In a game of high fantasy, this gets used a LOT.

Artificer (4e Class)

You use a staff or quarterstaff to attack with. Really not better than Energy Conversion for Con builds at this level, but it scales better and is a source of actual healing as opposed to THP.

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: Weapon of Healing – Not a horrible weapon to artivicer to boost healing since you can’t benefit as well from things that require Surges to be spent.