This page is of questionable balance. Reason: You can’t dual-wield a staff and a blade, since the staff is a two-handed weapon. The bonus Blade Opportunity. 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 appeared in Dragon magazine # (July ), in a 4th edition playtest article.

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Adding an artificer to a party can offset the lack of trap-finding abilities and mechanical know-how when no rogue is present.

The feat investment to get a heavy shield is easy and its only a little bit artifiecr to get up to Plate and it will have synergy with your stats.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Unless you get the option to train in something else from a Background, your best option is to just take Diplomacy, Dungeoneering, Heal, and Perception. Considering you always want to be near your strikers to give qrtificer buffs, this is actually kind of sweet.

Are you guys using Themes? As an artificer, you might be a formal student of magic who became interested in artifacts and arcane items. Sets up and stacks with Concussive Breath in Epic. Force, Imp vs Ref.

Artificer (4e Class)

House Cannith is a Human dragonmarked House renowned for their artificing capabilities, aryificer they were partly responsible for the warforged, the elemental airship and elemental galleon. That battlemind seems highly suspicious to me This lends itself well to using the Static Shock or Thunderous Anguish wands.


So here is what I recommend, go to that battlemind and your other allies and work with them to figure out what powers will be most useful.

Thunder, Imp vs AC. August Learn how and when to remove this template message. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

I’m a huge fan of battlefield control – making walls, moving enemies, etc. Refluffing is easy in 4E. The Warlord blocks all stray attacks that might accidentally hit an ally when zrtificer miss the Battlemind, the Scout charges and chases down and kills any stragglers, and the Sorcerer blasts multiple targets and locks down whoever he wants.

An enemy ends a move adjacent to them 4s can trigger this feat to get out of reach.

Healing, Necro, Imp vs Fort. Breath augments of note: Rods, Staffs, and Wands To save hand-space, many people take feats to use their weapon as an implement, or a slotless implement Defense Bonus: Needs Balance 4e User Class Striker.

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At 5th level Artificers gain the ability to salvage XP from one magic item to use in another using a supernatural ability named Retain Essence. Cold, Imp vs Will. Battlesmiths focus on buffinghealing and protecting allies. They see patterns in energy and matter, and they understand how to manipulate the flow of magic in and around objects and creatures. Nice boost to one of your NADs after using powers with your most common keywords.

Obviously you’re main job is to help keep people’s hp up and you increase their defenses. Curative admixture W [ EPG: Use that next to the Sorcerer and if they hit 3 people, that’s 3 instances of extra damage, if they use an action point, that’s another chance for extra damage. More attractive for Hobgoblins or Eladrin who get proficiency and focus in one feat, since you can actually just take Weapon powers.


The real draw here is at level 5 giving you and your ally CA just for being adjacent to the same enemy as another ally. Sign up using Facebook. All the features are quite useful as well, even though they’re entirely weapon focused; you get an accuracy and damage boost when you AP, you make allies weapons brutal when you buff, and weapon attack bonuses you grant are higher.

Even if I hit I don’t do half the damage another player does. New to 4e – Feel useless as an Artificer Well it depends heavily on your choice of powers but you can be very useful. Originally Posted by Selenir.

Their skills let them assemble a magic device for any situation. I should point out the Compendium is wrong about the power’s effects.

It’s a very specific build see the builds sectionbut it does work well as a very defensive leader. Results 1 to 10 of One artificer build, the battlesmith artificeris presented in the Playtest: