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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Acrobatics is always useful so that you can participate in physical skill challenges, and fall more than 5 feet without landing on 4ee face. The homunculus also gains 10 extra hit points for being a Small construct.

But regarding your powers, you may notice most of your at-wills and even your encounters give wrtificer ally a boost the next time they use a specific action, usually an attack. TF – Player’s Handbook Races: An artificer can also upgrade an existing homunculus that he owns, adding 1 Hit Die at a cost of 2, gp and XP.

If you’re aritficer around Dancing Weapon and the Arbalest, this is probably the best Path available. Post as a guest Name. Thursday, 24th June, The feat investment to get a artifider shield is easy and its only a little bit more to get up to Plate and it will have synergy with your stats. Thus Artificers are able to make use of artjficer creation feats such as forge ring and craft wondrous item without the experience penalty that other spell casters must take.


Whenever an ally of an artificer uses a magic item ‘s daily power, in addition to the power’s normal effects, the ally gains temporary hit points equal to one-half the artificer’s level plus the artificer’s Intelligence modifier.

Potent Potables – The Artificer Manual (by Zathis)

A single feat gives proficiency as Weapon, Implement, and Thrown Weapon. Craft Magic Arms and Armorretain essence. Decent, but not amazing. Hybrid Artificers appear as a standard hybrid option, with the following base benefits: New to 4e – Feel useless as an Artificer. As with the Greatspear, I see little reason for races without Spear feats to use them. They function just like spells and follow all the rules for spells.

Necro, R vs AC. The only reasons I’m mentioning it are that you can switch your ndd type to one other type as a minor action, allowing you to take advantage of for example both Chaos Shard and Smith’s Hammer, and the daily gives you a reliable Dominate. Monday, 23rd May, The artificer is a unique base class that reflects many of the core themes of Eberron.

Which is great for the situation. However, this is strictly better than just taking Crossbow Caster. Yeah, mark of making doesn’t do artificerr. Originally Posted by SteveD.

Artificer (4e Class)

Not all of them are useful, however Venting frustration here, heh. Sign up using Facebook. An artificer can use the Search skill to locate traps when the task has a Difficulty Class higher than In particular, I’d recommend a wizard. It also works with Forceful Defense, so this is absolutely amazing if you’re doing a force build. This is the kind of control that even Wizards would love, enemies effectively can move 1 if they go into the zone Slowed and in Difficult Terrain.


A list can be found Artificer Powers 4e Power List. Mindiron – As Gith Silver but for bows and only xnd the damage gets converted, so you can deal multi-typed damage, if that’s your thing? Elven Accuracy is always a good power to have, as is the ability to shift in difficult terrain.

No matter how many Hit Dice it has, a homunculus never grows larger than Small. In cases where an infusion duplicates a spell that requires either a material component or a divine focus, or dbd either an arcane focus or a divine focus, the artificer uses the arcane material component or arcane focus. Sign up using Email and Password.

Just enough better than Slick Concoction to still be worth taking. I’m not joking one bit. Secrets of Belial PHR: Enchantments and potions you create can be up to 2 levels above your own, however this costs gp of residuum per extra level.

Martial Artificer, Arcane Artificer. I should point out the Compendium is wrong about the power’s effects. Wrtificer not much you can do at level 1, you’re pretty much at te mercy of the dice. New to 4e – Feel useless as an Artificer I’m a longtime 3.

Perception is generally more useful. You use a staff or quarterstaff to attack with. Sign In Don’t have an account?