You can help D&D Wiki by finishing and/or adding flavor to this page. The Rune Caster feat is a mandatory bonus feat for the artificer, and can only be taken. 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 is a playable character class in the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) fantasy role-playing game. This fictional class of characters first appeared in the

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MBA – Melee basic attack. This can dish out a lot of damage, and is very abusable with high forced movement.

Also can be good with a trap build. Behind door number one: Battle Engineers excel at this. No published race has artificer as a favored class, though being a warforged artificer gives the player the advantage of being able to use his infusions on himself. Acid, Imp vs Ref. Maybe if it was an encounter, or not a Standard action. A particular item can only be examined in this fashion one time; if the check fails, the artificer can learn no more about that object. He must emulate the spell requirements arcane eyemendingand mirror image as normal for making a magic item, and he must pay all the usual gold and XP costs though he can spend points from his craft reserve.


Infusions work similarly to spells but must be implanted in a specific object, giving it a temporary magic effect. The encounter attack is Greater Magic Weapon and how!

Weapon and Armor Proficiency: Lilting Songblade – While the damage boost starts out worse than most item bonuses, it quickly builds up, especially in minion heavy encounters.

Also requires the enemies to be clumped beforehand. As for the rest of the party complaining about your character, that’s more than a little obnoxious.

Before combat, an artificer spends time infusing his or her allies’ magic items with curative energy. In place of the missing spells, a series of Use Magic Device checks are made, which emulate each needed spell. Only affecting adjacent allies makes this only really useful for Nova rounds, but being an Effect line, adding Slow, and working with slightly more implement attacks Permafrost is more common than Fire builds makes it at least a valid upgrade over Burning Weapons.

The real draw is the u2 which can guarantee you an Action Point every encounter with a little ally enabling thrown in, really good if you have a fantastic AP feature from your Paragon Path. Great if you can take Mark of Storm, since it then can negate an attack. PP – Paragon path. Retrain out of it if dhd take Spell Commander.


Potent Potables – The Artificer Manual (by Zathis)

You might need to further define your requirements. THP – Temporary hit points.

He must meet the caster level prerequisite, including the minimum level to cast a spell he stores in a potion, wand, or scroll. In addition, he receives extra infusions per day if he has a sufficiently high Intelligence score see Table 1—1: Everything is about synergy.

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All of the powers you get to choose from are strictly inferior to Magic Weapon the majority of the time, however Grasping Shards is the leading dnc as a Radiant Burst that Slows. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Be tt er for Battle Engineers. That’s the issue, then, it seems. Giving enemies a -2 to attack and defenses is really good. I’ve been in games of varying quality run by people with varying level of rules mastery so openended and fast-and-loose have wedged their way into my game philosophy.

Artificer (4e Class)

Is your artificer’s intelligence very low? Retrieved September 20, No matter how many Hit Dice it has, a homunculus never grows larger than Small. Don’t play a runepriest.