Completionist Life #11 – Bard

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Shadar-Kai Bard 16, 2 Fighter, 2 Rogue. Using single weapon fighting. I went with strength based and will post that here, Christine went dex based. They’re both about equally effective since the change to drop the stat requirement on Overwhelming Critical in particular.

Level 16/2/2 Bard/Rogue/Fighter Shadar-Kai, True Neutral

Stats
Str: 18 – Level ups here
Dex: 14
Con: 14
Int: 14
Wis: 8
Cha: 10

+4 to wis/int, +5 to dex/str/cha/con used.

Skills: 7 balance for GSWF, Concentration, Disable device, Perform, Search, Use Magic Device. 1 Tumble, rest in Open Lock > Spot/Hide/Move Silent.

Leveling Order: 2 Rogue, 1 Fighter, 16 Bard, 1 Fighter

Feats
1: Single Weapon Fighting
3: Cleave
3F: Power Attack
6: Empower Healing Spell
9: Improved Single Weapon Fighting
12: Extend Spell
15: Great Cleave
18: Greater Single Weapon Fighting
20F: Improved Critical: Piercing
21: Quicken
24: Overwhelming Critical
26: Perfect Two-Weapon Fighting
27: Epic Reflexes
28: Elusive Target

Spells
1: Detect Secret Doors, Expeditious Chant, Focusing Chant, Merfolk’s Blessing, Summon Monster 1
2: Blur, Glitterdust, Invisibility, Rage
3: Cure Serious Wounds, Displacement, Good Hope, Haste
4: Break Enchantment, Cure Critical Wounds, Dimension Door, Freedom of Movement
5: Cure Light Wounds Mass, Greater Dispel Magic, Greater Heroism, Shadow Walk
6: Heroes Feast, Otto’s Irresistible Dance

Enhancements (You may wish to go Coup de Grace instead of Warchanter Tier 5 if playing primarily solo especially)
Warchanter: Core 4, Enchant Weapon, Rough and Ready 3, Iced Edges 3, Frozen Fury 3, High Spirits 3, Ironskin Chant 3, Reckless Chant 3, Northwind 3, Kingly Recovery 3, Howl of the North, Chant of Power 3, Expeditious Chant 3
Swashbuckler: Core 4, On Your Toes 1, Blow by Blow 3, Fast Movement 1, Sword Dance 2, Resonant Arms 3, Dashing Scoundrel, Elegant Footwork, Slap in the Face, Battering Barrage
Spellsinger: Core 1, Lingering Songs 3
Kensei: Core 1, Haste Boost 3

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