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Questions tagged [multi-classing]

For questions about multiclassing, the practice of advancing more than one character class on a single character either simultaneously or serially.

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Artificer with a Defender-y bent

I’m interested in building an artificer who has a defender-y bent; still an artificer, still a leader, but with a minor in defending. I’m fine with sacrificing some Leadership for Defense; I ...
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How to gain utility powers from multiple other classes

What are the options for a character that wants to gain utility powers from more than one class other than their own? I am aware of the following options so far: Paragon Multiclassing The ...
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How often and when can a multi-classed battle berserker frenzy?

The Battle Berserker multiclass feat gives a daily use of the Berserker Fury class feature: You also gain the berserker barbarian’s Berserker Fury feature, but you can use it only once per day. ...
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Is this Ranger/Cleric/Fighter/Rune Scribe build balanced? [closed]

So I have a friend who is planning on building a Dwarf who will start as a ranger and level up to level 3 in that class then switch over to multiclass into a cleric for only 2 two levels, after that ...
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Is there a way to replace the attribute used by powers gained through multiclassing without being a bard?

I'm right now working on a 11th Level Half-Elf Bow Cleric Multiclass Ranger taking the Paragon of Victory Paragon Path. I have at-wills and basic attacks covered through my dilettante power and ...
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How do Alternate Natural Attacks work with a Shifter/Kraken Caller Druid?

So I'm working on building Doctor Octopus and looking to add tentacle attacks (without using a cheesy synthesist summoner). A Kraken Caller Druid gets two at 4th level in their natural form (and more ...
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How is the bomb ability of an alchemist affected when he takes levels in wizard (arcane bomber)?

I'm currently trying to create a character that uses alchemist's bombs as his main source of damage, can use the Explosive Missile discovery and has a strong Will save. After a lot of research, I ...
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Can a monk/druid use Flurry of Blows while in wild shape? [duplicate]

In D&D 5e, can a monk/druid use the monk ability Flurry of Blows in wild shape?
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Crimson Guard v Explorator?

Long story short, my Explorator was re-made into a Crimson Guard, and now I have the opportunity to "multi-class" as an Explorator again. As a Crimson Guard, they are generally more "combat focussed",...
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Can I use Metamagic (or other spellcasting features) on a spell that I gained from multiclassing? [duplicate]

As I understand it, class features only apply to spells you gained through that class. For example, I can't use the Distant Spell metamagic on, say, Cure Wounds, if I gained Cure Wounds from being a ...
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Advantage on initiative/never surprised or double fire damage? [closed]

I’m playing a super beefy multiclass lv6 barbarian zealot/lv9 cleric of the forge domain. I’ve come to terms with what I’ll gain and lose for the most part, but there’s one trait I’m debating. If I ...
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Spells cast using Pact Magic slots recovery [duplicate]

If a wizard 4/warlock 2 were to cast Shield using a warlock spell slot. Would the character regain the ability to cast it again on a long rest or short?
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What does the Additional Magical Secrets feature's “of a level you can cast, as shown on the Bard table” mean for multiclassed bards? [duplicate]

For instance, if you're a sorc 12 / bard 6, and you get the College of Lore's Additional Magical Secrets feature: At 6th level, you learn two spells of your choice from any class. A spell you ...
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Can a Fighter, with Battle Master Archetype, multiclass with Fighter Champion? [duplicate]

I have a 9th level fighter with Battle Master Archetype. Can I multiclass and take another level of Fighter but to advance in Champion this time as an Archetype?
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Can you multiclass a land druid with a moon druid? [duplicate]

Could you multiclass a 10 levels of land druid with 10 levels of moon druid, and, if so, would the level progression stack for wildshape and spells levels since they are all druid levels? I am not ...
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Can you pick the same class twice to multiclass with different archetypes? [duplicate]

Can a character multiclass into the same class twice and use two different archetypes in each? For example: A character could level until the 5th level as a 'Two-handed Fighter' (archetype) and then ...
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What is the highest damage potential (multi-class) for a 5th level character? [closed]

I'm wondering for my next session what the highest damage potential is for a multi-class character. Criteria: 5e PHB material only level 5 single-target damage only consistent DPR (damage per round)...
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Does taking levels in a UA prestige class count against the level limit of 20?

In Wizards of the Coasts article “Prestige Classes and Rune Magic” states that it uses the normal D&D multiclassing rules. Comparing it to what I know of D&D 3.5e prestige classes consist ...
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When multiclassing a Cleric/Wizard, can I prepare wizard spells from the cleric list that the wiz could learn but didn't?

As a concrete example, let's say I have a multiclassed Cleric and Wizard (Theurgy), meaning that a common spell they could both have is Cure Wounds, but let's say that I didn't have the wizard learn ...
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Multiclassing in 3.5e (epic level)

I've started making a character for my first epic level campaign, and I need to know how to add up your BAB in higher levels. I understand that (for example) a +6/+1 BAB and a +2 BAB make a total of +...
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When I multiclass Sorcerer/Wizard do I unlearn a cantrip?

I was thinking of making my level 6 sorcerer part wizard. But at level 6 my Sorcerer knows 5 cantrips and looking at the multiclass spell table, he'd have 4 when he's a 7th level multiclass caster. ...
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Build for Paladin and warlock multiclass [closed]

I am trying to find out how to best do what I want with this character, playing in Adventure League games. Multi Classing Decision I am about to hit level 5 in our campaign. After doing some ...
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Does this level 10 multiclass combo work?

I crafted a level 10 multiclass ranged oneshot character that has a lot of interactions and I was wondering if I did this right. The race is not specified but should be something with +1 to dex for a ...
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Extra Attack Questions [duplicate]

Can A level 11 Fighter multiclass into a ranger and level up to level 6 to get the most extra attacks before level 20? I’m pretty sure when multiclassing doesn’t stack the extra attacks, but I just ...
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Can a multiclass character be in one stance for each class?

I have a character who has levels in medic and monk of the silver fist. Both are discipline classes and thus are granted the full benefits from path of war 3rd party system. I was on the systems and ...
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Hybrid fighter|ranger rules questions

Okay, I have some questions about making a hybrid character, but I'll list my character's stats and abilities before I get to my questions: Warforged Ranger|Fighter Hybrid (dual-weapon specialist) ...
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Help me take vengeance on the Undead

What tools/feats/traits can a pc (specifically an Alchemist) who is not a Ranger, Cleric, or Paladin, use to become more effective at exacting vengeance on the plague of the Undead? The only thing I'...
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When multi-classing, can you always select any spell from either spell list, as long as you have the correct level slots to use it? [duplicate]

Apologies if this is a duplicate (or just common knowledge) but I found it hard coming up with a way to search for this succinctly enough to get a definitive answer and I haven't really played a ...
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Can a multiclassed warlock cast warlock spells on a lower level spellslot from their other class? [duplicate]

Let's say I'm a 3rd level Warlock, and a 2nd level Paladin so my Warlock spellslots are always 2nd level, and I have 2 Paladin spell slots of 1st level Does that mean that I can't cast, let's say, ...
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Sorcerer Multiclass learning spells [duplicate]

So i am playing in a high level game where i am playing a 13th level Storm sorcerer multiclassed with a 2nd level Tempest Cleric. At the end of the last session we levelled up and I am taking a 14th ...
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Why do I see so much hate online for double progression prestige classes AKA “theurges”? [closed]

There are a number of “theurge” Prcs in D&D 3.5 and D&D 3 — classes that progress both their own and the base class's spellcasting — and I've notice a lot of hate for them that I don't ...
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Can a bard 10/sorcerer 1 take 6th-level spells for Magical Secrets because of the way multiclassed spellcasters' slots work? [duplicate]

I have a Lore bard who multi-classed into sorcerer after level 4 and went back to leveling as a bard. When he reaches 10th level bard (11th level spellcaster), he will have 6th level slots. Can he ...
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Are two different classes’ fighting styles two different class features? [duplicate]

The fighting style feature states that You can’t take a Fighting Style option more than once, even if you later get to choose again. However, if you are a Ranger 2/Fighter 1 (for example), can you ...
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Question about Warlock/Arcane trickster spells [closed]

I am a Rogue level 7 arcane trickster/level 1 warlock. So, can I go into any warlock spell of level one and how any spells am I able to know at this level?
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5e multi-classing with a wizard level 1 and a druid level 1

I just got to level 2 and I'm a Wizard. I decided to multiclass right away instead of leveling my Wizard to level 2 because I couldn't decide which school of magic to choose. My questions are: How ...
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Are spell casting levels determined as character levels or class levels when multi-classing?

As an example, A level 6 bard multi classes to a level 1 Cleric; does the bard have the spell slots that come with level 7 (Being 1 4th level spell slot) or would the bard have to wait until they ...
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Multi Classing Spell Level

Ok I know people are going to tell me to look at the PHB but I am having a debate with the DM on how the multiclass table works specifically with fighter/rogue If a person is fighter5/wizard1 would ...
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Can I use Extra attack to cast two spells

I'm a 5th level monk and a level 1 sorcerer and I'm just wondering if I can use the Extra attack from my monk class feature to cast a spell instead of a melee attack.
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How do you deal with sneak attack if you multi-class in classes with sneak attack? [closed]

How do you deal with sneak attack if you multi-class in classes with sneak attack? I understand that for now the rogue is the only class with sneak attack, but i we're using 3rd party and home brew ...
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How many spell slots should an Arcane Trickster / Wizard have? [duplicate]

I know probably find in the book but kind of confusing to me. I was just wanting to know how many spells should I have being a arcane trickster rogue 7/ Wizard level 2?
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How does spell slot progression work with multiclassing?

I don't understand how spell slot progression works with a multi-class character. For example, if I had a level 3 melee class, then decided to go multi-class caster, how does the spell slot ...