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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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Grant CA if 2nd roll is worse. Obviously you should ignore this if you’re never going to provoke. Artificers generally work artififer breweries or arcane forges to create potions and weapons of great power. He’s kind of overpowered, I know. He puts XP It looks seductive and like it offers these mechanics. Post racial though 16s work just as well in my experience.

I think that covers it.

Lots of bonus languages, and a nice bonus power for artificsr things about enemies. The artificer’s abilities act primarily on items and constructs. An artificer can use the Disable Device skill to disarm magic traps. Githyanki Silver – HB Psychic support is decent if you can get the hat with it.

The features are generally good but limited, all they do is make your summons slightly better bonus attack, speed, defenses.


The artificer is a unique base class that reflects many of the core themes of Eberron. Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities.

Potent Potables – The Artificer Manual (by Zathis)

If i knew more about artificers i’d offer more specific advice on them, but to help you transition into the system better, think about the party roles being defender, leader, striker, and controller instead of Tank, primary magic user, and skillmonkey.

Not all of them are useful, however New to 4e – Feel useless as an Artificer This again can be improved via feats. Radiant – General good, rarely resisted damage. There’s two arrificer issues holding this PP back from being tied with Battle Engineer, first and foremost you need Arcane allies to really reap the benefits of your features particularly ones with an at-will that’s better than their Basic attack.

Not a bad power, just not a Leader power. These tips all seem to indicate that Artificers are pretty boring whee or useless at low levels.

dnd 4e – Artificer with a Defender-y bent – Role-playing Games Stack Exchange

Healing, Necro, Imp vs Fort. Artificers receive every item creation feat as a bonus at or near the level where it becomes available to spellcasters.

Secrets of Belial PHR: As for the rest of the party complaining about artificfr character, that’s more than a little obnoxious. This ability circumvents the normal rule that a character may not take 10 on a Use Magic Device check. Thus, to make a 1st-level wand of magic missilean artificer would need a Use Dnf Device check result of 21 or higher. Weapon of Healing – Not a horrible weapon to carry to boost healing since you can’t benefit as well from things that require Surges to be spent.


Refluffing is easy in 4E. Knowledge architecture and engineering.

Varies, Imp vs Ref. An artificer is trained in Arcana Intplus any four skills from the artificer class skill list:.

Artificer (4e Class)

In a game of high fantasy, this gets used a LOT. During this period, the artificer readies his mind to hold his daily allotment of infusions. For example, an artificer must still employ the Use Magic Device skill to emulate the light spell to create a wand of lighteven though light appears on his infusion list. An artificer can imbue an item with any infusion from the list without preparing the infusion ahead of time.

At 1st level, an artificer has hit points equal to 12 plus the artificer’s Constitution score.