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No, you cannot use a Revenant Assassin as a high-damage striker. Original Assassins have fantastic mobility, interesting secondary effects, and absolutely worthless damage (a thought explored in both practice and theory). Roughly speaking, you'll want your striker's DPR to fall within (8*Level+24)/4 and (8*Level+24)/2. To calculate DPR, use the following ...


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First, you need to tone down your expectations. There aren't any strikers that are ranged & melee and use weapons & spells and get boatloads of skills (correction: there aren't any that actually do decent damage). But if you're willing to give up the spells part... It sounds like what you want is a ranged rogue. The focus on ranged powers will mean ...


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Play a Warlock You'll be going after a blaster archetype from the optimization thread here. As a point of order, there is no difference between high accuracy and low damage versus low accuracy and high damage within the bounds you are talking about. Inasmuch as accuracy is a multiplier applied to damage, the trade of accuracy for damage is purely cosmetic. ...


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Dwarfs are a Con Str/Wis Race. They have * unbelievably* good feat support for weapons. Looking here, and from my own experience, I can recommend the following: Dwarf Barbarian. A dwarf with an axe or hammer charging at one screaming is... scary. Barbarians do have a fair number of "non-power mechanical elements." I.e. stuff that won't automatically be ...


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Given that we are optimizing maximal DPR: Stats, pre-racial: STR 10 CON 10 DEX 11 INT 14 WIS 8 CHA 18 A 20 charisma is necessary for a maximum DPR for +1 to accuracy and damage. 13 dex, not 15, cause we're using it to qualify for feats. Int is nice, but secondary and doesn't govern damage. Ignore the hand crossbow. Completely. Grab yourself a dagger if ...


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After some experimenting with the Dungeons and Dragons Character Builder I think I've found what you're looking for. It's not perfect, but I think a Hexblade (player essentials 2) is best suited for your needs. The description given in the character builder is as follows "Roll: striker. You wield a deadly weapon forged with magic, backed by your skills at ...



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