Sunday, February 15, 2009

Eladrin Character (D&D)

The latest in my series of "If I can do it, so can you," I present to you the mini for my new D&D character.

This was done using the Citadel system of foundation paints, base colors and washes. It's Reaper #3358, Eldolan, Elf Fighter, by my favorite mini sculptor, Werner Klocke.

I've been looking closer at D&D 4 multi-classing. It's not as limited as I first thought. This new character is multi-classed into Wizard, since our party lacks a controller. Just a couple of spells to take out or slow down a horde of minions is all he needs to be vastly more helpful to the party. If we didn't have another leader who could heal, I could have gone multi-class cleric. Without a fighter he could have been a more combat oriented warlord or even multiclassed into fighter or ranger. The advice I heard over and over again is you can't really build your character in a vacuum anymore, and multiclassing especially so. You give up a feat to be more versatile; not more powerful, more versatile. It's vital to cherry pick the right powers to avoid a deficit.

====== Created Using Wizards of the Coast D&DI Character Builder ======
Kelderon of Astrazalian, level 3
Eladrin, Warlord
Build: Tactical Warlord
Commanding Presence: Tactical Presence

Str 17, Con 13, Dex 10, Int 17, Wis 10, Cha 10.

AC: 18 Fort: 16 Reflex: 15 Will: 14
HP: 35 Surges: 8 Surge Value: 8

Perception, Diplomacy, Heal, History, Athletics, Arcana.

1: Eladrin Soldier
2: Arcane Initiate

1, At-Will: Opening Shove
1, At-Will: Commander's Strike
1, Encounter: Nimble Footwork
1, Daily: Lead the Attack
2, Encounter: Cloud of Daggers
2, Utility: Repositioning Command
3, Encounter: Steel Monsoon

Adventurer's Kit, Dagger, Longsword, Javelin (3), Headband of Perception (heroic tier), Veteran's Hide Armor +1, Cloak of Distortion +1, Skewering Greatspear +1, Belt of Resilience (heroic tier)

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