5E Barbarian

Last 3 Edits

21st Jan, 2020. Added Path of the Beast from Arcana Unearthed.
30th August, 2019. Added Path of Wild Soul from Arcana Unearthed.
16th May, 2019. Added more paths from PDF purchased on DMsGuild.




Armor: Light, Medium, Shields
Weapon Groups: Barbarians are proficient in the Simple and Martial weapon in each group they choose. Choose any 6 from: Axes & Picks; Blowguns; Bows; Brawling; Clubs & Staffs; Flails; Hammers & Maces; Hook & Sickles; Long Blades; Natural Weapons; Shields; Short Blades; Spears; Thrown & Slings; Whips, Nets & Chains.
(If you have groups for which you only have Simple weapon proficiencies, such as from race, you can upgrade 2 of these to Martial in the place of one of your selections from above.)
Tools, Items, Vehicles, etc: None

Saving Throws: Strength, Constitution
Skills: Choose 2 from Animal Handling, Athletics, Endurance, Intimidation, Nature, Perception, Survival, Swim.


  1. Slayer. Whole class modelled on barbarian. (Adventures in Middle Earth - Player's Guide, Cubicle Seven)

SUBCLASSES (Primal Paths)

  1. Path of Ancestral Guardian. (Xanathar's Guide to Everything p9, Wizards of the Coast).
  2. Path of the Battlerager. (Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide p121, Wizards of the Coast).
  3. Path of the Battletrancer
  4. Path of the Beast
  5. Path of the Berserker. (PHB p49).
  6. Foe-Hammer. (Adventures in Middle Earth - Player's Guide, Cubicle Seven).
  7. Path of the Loadstar (EN5ider, Speaking with Fists, Josh Gentry).
  8. Path of the Predator
  9. Path of the Ragecaster
  10. Path of the Reaver
  11. The Rider. (Adventures in Middle Earth - Player's Guide, Cubicle Seven).
  12. Path of the Savage Hand
  13. Path of the Skinchanger
  14. Path of the Storm Herald. (Xanathar's Guide to Everything p10, Wizards of the Coast).
  15. Path of the Swift
  16. Path of the Totem Warrior. (PHB p50). Extra totems (elk & tiger) (Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide p121, Wizards of the Coast), (raptor) (5E Reforged DawnForgedCast).
  17. Path of the Tyrant
  18. Path of the Wild Soul. A feywild, magical barbarian.
  19. Wolfsblood. (Heroes of the Night EN5ider article, Brandes Stoddard).
  20. Path of the Zealot. (Xanathar's Guide to Everything p11, Wizards of the Coast).

There are MANY more subclasses here on the 5E SRD website

There are MANY more subclasses on the DMsGuild. Feel free to try one of those too.

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