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In 4th edition D&D the Warlord is a martial class that fills the leader role, providing healing & buffing for allies by giving them inspiration and tactical advice.

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Warlord Bravura Presence and multi-target attacks

What are the rules for when the ally of a warlord with Bravura Presence uses their action point for a multi-roll or multi-target attack, e.g. Twin Strike or Winged Horde? When an ally who can see you ...
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Does Force of Personality stack with Rallying Presence?

Do the Warlord class abilities that provide their Charisma bonus to saves stack? I believe (though I can't find the link) that in the past double stacking of abilities has been disallowed. Rallying ...
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Changing Skirmisher Warlord into an Arcane Int Leader

TL;DR: Want to turn Skirmishing Warlord into INT buff based "Wizard" to fit character theme. No changes besides main ability scores used. Is this a balanced thing to do or will it be OP? So my ...
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What is a Killswitch?

I know it's a Warlord|Artificer Hybrid, but when I try to look it up, I just get broken links. What does it do and how do I build one?
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Paragon Paths for Lazy Warlords

A Lazy character is one using powers that don't allow any attack or damage roll by the attacker. The most basic example of such power is Commander's Strike. I have a player in my table that is ...
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The source of granted ongoing damage

If I use Furious Smash with Cruel Cut Style, am I the source of the ongoing damage that I'm granting my ally's attack? I was considering taking Disciple of Torment so that while the ongoing damage ...
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Which ability should be used with the power that uses another power?

Talking about hybrid Warlock/Warlord. Warlock has At-Will power Eldritch Blast which "counts as a ranged basic attack" and uses Charisma or Constitution vs. Reflex. http://dnd4.wikia.com/wiki/...
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What attacks gain the bonus from Golden Crown of Battle Command?

Golden Crown of Battle Command says: When you use a warlord power to grant a melee basic attack to an ally within your line of sight, that ally gains a +2 bonus to the attack roll and damage roll. ...
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What build is best for my Bravura Warlord?

I'm Bravura Warlord lvl 7, and I'm making my future build. What's best for me: my Frost Weapon build below, or just a Vanguard Weapon, saving those two feat slots for something else? My Frost Weapon ...
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Does it always cost an action to spend a healing surge?

The Warlord ability Inspiring Word states that it allows a target to use a healing surge - does it require the target to use a minor action to use such healing surge? Or is it basically the ...
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At the end of my rope: trying to inspire someone with no healing surges left to greatness?

At the end of the 7th encounter for the day, our group has basically no surges left and no option but to keep going. We have a Battle Captain Warlord: Battle Inspiration (16th level): When you heal ...
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Does the Resourceful Leader multi-class Warlord feat apply to all damage rolls?

Does the Resourceful Leader [ddi] multi-class Warlord feat apply to all damage rolls? i.e. is that a +3 on each hit from every ...
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Do Warlord powers which affect an attack apply both attacks of Twin Strike?

There is a warlord with Resourceful Presence in a 4e D&D game I'm DM'ing. Resourceful Presence says: Ally who sees you and spends an action point to attack gets damage bonus (1/2 level + Int ...
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How are damage rolls defined?

I play a warlord with Warlord's Strike Warlord Attack 3 One convincing cut is all you need to reveal the enemy’s weakness and spur your allies into finishing him off. Encounter     Martial, Weapon ...
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What are debuff exploits until lvl 4/5 for a warlord / Role of warlord

I keep hearing about warlords being the best buffers/debuffers in the game. I have a tactical warlord with Inspiring Word, Commander's Strike, Wolf Pack Tactics, Warlord's Favor (+2 Power Bonus), and ...
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What powers/feats for a Heroic tier warlord help with saving throws?

I have a level 5 Dragonborn Bravura warlord who is the only leader in my party. My build is focused around granting extra attacks and combat advantage (perfect for the dragon born with the dragon fear ...
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