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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Use that next to the Sorcerer and artivicer they hit 3 people, that’s 3 instances of extra damage, if they use an action point, that’s another chance for extra damage.

If you are dead-set artificre becoming an artificer with a defender secondary role however I would highly recommend focusing on summons over any sort of hybridization.

Artificers represent many of the high-magic elements of Eberron as a campaign setting. Artificers use arcane spells called infusions to imbue objects with magical power. The main problem, so far as I can see, is that the team works like a well-oiled machine, but leaves no place for your artificer to contribute.

Class Profile Hit Points: You’re right, i shouldn’t have presented it like it was status quo. Long Range – A good way to compensate for the shorter range on the Thrown Weapons. 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. For instance if your allies possess a lot of force movement or mobility you have access to a killer 4 that creates a wall of poisonous gas that does damage to anything that enters it.


He carries a cane with a spherical crystal on top and plants it in the ground as a “focus” for manipulating ambient mana in objects, to channel ice or electricity or acid through his crossbow. This lends itself well to using the Static Shock or Thunderous Anguish wands.

How about the artifcer that humans can apparently breed with anything on two legs or even four legs if you count dragons? Really not better than Energy Conversion for Con builds at this level, but it scales better and is a source of actual healing as opposed to THP.

Artificer (4e Class)

With a couple items, this can dish out a decent amount of surgeless healing. There are just so many other things you should be doing with your Standard Actions though.

You have a few powers that give the enemy penalties to attack rolls, slow, or daze them. 44e attack powers generally use implements or ranged weapons.

What build did you go? New to 4e – Feel useless as an Artificer At this point, I don’t think the system is as much to blame as the players. What Dragonmarks work well for Wizards? As an artificer, you might be a formal artifucer of magic who became interested in artifacts and arcane items. Reach, Damage, and Accuracy are all attractive, but using it as an implement is tricky and throwing it costs you the Enchant.

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Artificer – Iron Gods 4e

Pick your favorite striker, hurt an enemy and create some distance, and then be able to artifjcer next to that ally for the rest of the encounter. Most artificer healing powers target allies only aka everyone but you so you’ll be hard pressed to heal yourself when you take hits as a result of trying to be a defender. 44e – Epic destiny. Before combat, an artificer spends time infusing his or her allies’ magic items with curative energy.


Guide to the Magusthe Pathfinder Gish class. New to 4e – Feel useless as an Artificer When people artificre the Artificer is a Leader, that means that’s what the class is designed to do- and it’s how you’ll be most effective. Grant CA if 2nd roll is worse. Sets up, and stacks with Dissolving Breath in Epic. Arttificer accuracy hurts, and so might the Shortish Range. Not exactly the best place to start, because damage is not your goal.

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You party already has two strikers scout, sorcerera defender battlemindand a leader warlord so you might consider playing the role that’s been neglected – controller. This is the kind 4f control that even Wizards would love, enemies effectively can move 1 if they go into the zone Slowed and in Difficult Terrain. In particular, I’d recommend a wizard. Only better than Punishing Eye when dealing with ranged enemies and a Permafrost build. Artificers gain all of the item creation feats over the course of their atificer progression.

You mix reagents, drink potions, and craft items. This again can be improved via feats. Healing, R vs AC.

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