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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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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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Synergy with Rage / Ranger’s Focus / Overhand Chop

I have this multi-class warrior: Superstitious Barbarian, Guide Ranger, and Two-Handed Fighter. Can I effectively combine Rage, Ranger’s Focus, and Overhand Chop into one fabulous attack?
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Does a multiclassing with the Master of Many Styles and Free Style Fighter allow more active stances at once?

Both Master of Many Style and Free Style Fighter allow the character to use several stances in the same time. If a character has, for example, 3 levels as Free Style Fighter and 1 as Master of Many ...
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Can I learn multiple fighting styles? [duplicate]

I just got a level in Fighter and I want to pick the archery fighting style. I'm already a level 4 Ranger with the dueling fighting style. Can I have two different fighting styles at once even ...
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Can your favored class be used for filling the gap between other classes?

It may seem kind of dumb, but it's a situation that really haven't come up with me. If a character multiclass as 3 classes, since the favored class of a race doesn't count against them as a penalty ...
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Is a Hunter 2/Cleric 1 a 3rd-level caster? [duplicate]

Can a third level character with two levels in hunter and one level in cleric cast as a third level caster?
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Do your Planar Shepherd and Druid levels stack when determining the size of creature you can Wild Shape into?

The Planar Shepherd class states: Wild Shape (Su): Your druid levels stack with your planar shepherd class levels for the purpose of determining the number of daily uses, the maximum HD and size (...
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How does Wild Shape work with special ways to calculate your AC?

Among the effects of Wild Shapes, these two: Your game Statistics are replaced by the Statistics of the beast, but you retain your alignment, personality, and Intelligence, Wisdom, and Charisma ...
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Is multi-classing Warlock/Full Caster always suboptimal compared to Full Caster/Full Caster or single-class Warlock? [closed]

My understanding of multi-classing is that when one combine levels of two Full-Casters (e.g. Bard + Sorcerer) one still progresses all the way up the uniform spell slot chart to access a full suite of ...
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How to roleplay a MC warlock? [closed]

The story I've devised for my char is that he started searching for certain answers in "forbidden lore" (to quote the PHB), struck a pact with a Fiend, but after a while, realised the Fiend couldn't ...
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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 return to a class when multiclassing? [closed]

What I mean is, if I take 3 levels in rogue, then 1 in fighter, can I take another level in rogue again, as if continuing from level 3 as a rogue to a level 4 after I dipped a level in fighter?
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Can you cast a spell you know from one class as if it was a spell from another? [duplicate]

Bards can use a musical instrument as a spellcasting focus for bard spells. If I have levels in both the Bard and Sorcerer classes, a musical instrument to use as a spellcasting focus, no access to ...
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How does the Mystic Theurge's Combined Spells feature work? [closed]

Some time ago I had asked a question about how some special abilities of classes interacted with other classes, and recently updated the accepted answer due to a linked FAQ. I find myself having to ...
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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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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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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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Did I just find a new build? 5 weapon attacks at lvl 6

According to this - Is it possible to Twin Spell Dragon Breath or Booming Blade? We can Twin the booming blade spell Now if I pick 2 lvls in Fighter to get action surge 3 lvls in Sorcerer to get ...
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Are the level prerequisites for warlock invocations your total multiclass character level? [duplicate]

If I was playing a character (class) 8/warlock 1, and then I put another level into warlock, would I be able to take the Sculptor of Flesh invocation?
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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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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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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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Are Base Attack Bonuses and saves for multiclassing added together?

A rogue at 5th level has: BAB +3, Fort save +1, Ref save +4, Will save +1 At the next level I take 1 level of Shadowdancer, which has: BAB +0, Fort save +0, Ref save +1, Will save +0 Will that ...
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Can you cast healing word with charisma as a paladin cleric multiclass if healing word is prepared as cleric? [duplicate]

I am going to play a life domain cleric paladin multiclass with high charisma. Since life domain cleric already has healing word as a prepared spell, can I cast it with my charisma or do I need to ...
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Cleric and mystic theurge class level for command undead

I am playing a cleric/wizard/mystic theurge. I have the feat command undead. The feat specifically mentions cleric level, not cleric caster level, in relations to the the DC of the ability and number ...
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Arcane Trickster(9)/Wizard(2) Multiclass Unlocked Spell Levels [duplicate]

This is something that came up at my last game, hoping someone can set the record straight. I'm a Lvl 9 AT Rogue who has just dipped 2 lvls in Wizard. According to the Multiclassing spell slot rules,...
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Can I embed a spellcasting focus into a shield, like a paladin or cleric? [duplicate]

I want to multiclass either cleric/wizard or paladin/wizard and I was wondering whether i can use my holy symbol as a spellcasting focus for my wizard spells and if not, can I embed my arcane focus ...
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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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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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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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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?