Ultimately, the Duskblade is not good at much else besides dealing damage, so this guide is mostly optimizing for more damage and some amount of utility. the-duskblade-handbook: A guide for the e Duskblade class. I was reading the Duskblade handbook, and I found some perplexing statements. Can you guys help me out? First, it cites this ridiculous post.
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The SRD version rather than the one in Expanded Duskblae Handbook is much better since its features are not restricted to just illithids.
Costs no Feat, and does more damage on average than any other weapon. You have to get a bunch of irrelevant feats and you must be an Elf, one of the worst Duskblade races. By selecting a few tactical spells, you will easily get the role of the leader in a party. It’s called Standstill – again it has synergy with Duskblaxe Strike, but you won’t generally need more than one attack for opportunity per round to utilize this feat.
Rouse — Extremely situational, and not particularly useful even then. However keep in mind that this is listed often as a requirement. Strength and constitution boosts are nice, as intelligence. However at later levels it gets increasingly less useful, so get rid of it as soon as possible.
Duskblade – 1d4chan
Results 1 to 10 of You can easily move away from your enemies and then regroup your allies back to you. As above, but you get to cast silent image instead of hypnotic pattern. This page was last modified on 11 Octoberat The dragonblood subtype is also a mechanical advantage, though not a large one.
This weapon is from Secrets of Sarlona, an Eberron Splatbook. The psicrystal is also very useful: Intelligence-based psionic manifester, though dusklade plays more like a sorcerer in terms of dusklbade.
Everyone else needs to use a feat on it, but wizards can trade Scribe Scroll or their 5th-level feat for it. Originally Posted by Psyren. They also get a couple of bonus feats, which are very useful for qualifying for prestige classes. Still it has its uses and is the only way to fly with your class abilities alone. Thus it can help as a small power attack boost for you occasionally.
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Duskblades are arcane gish-in-a-can. If the melee attack is successful, the attack deals damage normally; then the effect of the spell is resolved.
Sadly, this class is no exception. Whirling attack is a full-attack action so it is usable with arcane channeling on a full attack. Sonic damage is good.
Spells and Swords
Tumble — Usable if you can swap Ride class skill for this as a class skill. I would just like to point out one tiny bit that’s not entirely accurate. Hopefully you will follow my advice on single classed duskblades and you won’t need this. This is possibly useful to other arcane spellcasters that make heavily use of rays, but it isn’t going to help duskblades remember that your BAB is full, while normally arcane casters have half BAB.
This spell is going to be your bread and butter channeling spell as it combines offense and defense.
Leave this to peasants. First off, congrats on all the work you put, your handbooks are always quite handy: However, the class is probably only 5 levels long, as the benefit for 6th level is fairly lackluster compared to the early levels of this PrC.
If you continue on in that sentence about discharges at the end of handbok round, it then states: Don’t answer to my question here, but use the thread you will hopefully make, but here comes the million dollar question: Grab color spray and true strike as your spells.
And that is only if considering the least bonus you can get from the feat.
Duskblade – D&D e Handbook Compendium
You also get Combat Casting for free really early as a bonus feat. See my previous answer about bards for more on how to make the handgook of them. You can use the same combo on your ally. Special thanks to Dictum Mortuum for his original Duskblade handbook.
You should also consider using the cityscape web enhancement. This includes the likely-too-cheesy-to-actually-use Wraithstrike. You have all knowledges as class skills and this feat actually duskblxde your skills with your fighting capabilities. Charisma is a dump stat.