Completionist Life #7 – Monk

Decided to switch it up and try an Arcane Archer Build. Half-Elf 12 monk/6 ranger/2 fighter.

Pretty much this build. It’s pretty fun and having 25% incorporealness combined with displacement is a hell of alot of defense, especially with some dodge thrown in. It’s not really worth using a bow (at least under the old enhancements) until you’re in the teens and get Bow of Sinew (or Abbot bow if you have it) however.

Str: 17 – 2 level ups here
Dex: 15
Con: 13
Int: 8
Wis: 16 – remaining level ups here
Cha: 8

+3 tomes to all stats, +4 to int/dex.

Max UMD, Concentration, raise Balance and Spot when possible, 1 tumble to start.

Leveling Order: 1-2 monk, 3-8 Ranger, 9-14 Monk, 15 Fighter, 16-19 Monk, 20 Fighter

1: Point Blank Shot, (M) Power Attack, (H-E) Cleric Dilettante
2: (M) Dodge
3: Mobility
6: Cleave
8: (M)Zen Archery
9: Great Cleave
12: Ten Thousand Stars
15: Weapon Focus: Ranged, (F) Improved Critical: Ranged
18: Precision
20: (F) Improved Precise Shot
21: Overwhelming Critical
24: Combat Archery (with +5 dex tome) or Paladin Past Life

Leveling Gear
1: Invulnerability Robe, Light Fortification Ring of Featherfalling, Furor’s Hide, Detect Secret Doors Goggles, Spear Bane Bracers, Anger Boots, Goggles of Insight, +15 Spot/Listen Ioun Stone

3: +3 Strength Gloves, +3 Charisma Helm, +3 Constitution Necklace, +3 Protection Ring, +3 Natural Armor Bracers, Moderate Fortification Belt,  +1 Invulnerability Elven Chainmail, +3 Dexterity Boots, False Life Ring

5: +4 Stat Items, +2 Attack Goggles, Improved False Life Ring, +10 Skill Items (Swap items like Diplomacy and Bluff for Party Crashers), Vibrant Purple Ioun Stone, World Shaper’s Mantle, +2 Invulnerability Battle Half-Plate

7: +5 Stat Items, Heavy Fort Ring, Improved False Life Belt, 42 Devotion Necklace of Melee Alacrity 10%

9: Planar Girds, +6 stat items

11: Torc, Minos Legens, CO Cloak, Air Boots, Bramble-Casters, Lion-Headed Belt Buckle, Voice of the Master, Greater False Life of Persuasion Ring, +6 Charisma ring,

13: Tharnes Goggles

14: Black Dragonscale Robe

15: Bow of Sinew

18: Bauble

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