5E Bard

Last 3 Edits

Jun 3rd, 2020

  • Added Eloquence subclass from Mythic Odysseys of Theros.

May 9th, 2020


BARD

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PROFICIENCIES

Armor: Light
Weapon Groups: Unless noted, bards only have proficiency in Simple weapons from these groups. Choose 5 from: Axes & Picks; Blowguns; Bows; Brawling; Clubs & Staffs; Crossbows (+ Martial); Hammers & Maces; Hooks & Sickles; Long Blades; Pistols; Short Blades (+ Martial); Spears; Thrown & Slings.
Tools, Items, Vehicles, etc: Choose any three musical instrument groups or gaming groups of your choice.

Saving Throws: Dexterity, Charisma
Skills: Choose any 3.


ALTERNATE FEATURES/KITS

  1. Warden. Whole class modelled on a non-spellcasting bard. (Adventures in Middle Earth - Player's Guide, Cubicle Seven)
  2. Magical Inspiration. 1st level, enhances Bardic Inspiration. (Unearthed Arcana).

SUBCLASSES (Colleges)

  1. School of Blades
  2. Bounder. (Adventures in Middle Earth - Player's Guide, Cubicle Seven).
  3. Charity
  4. Counsellor. (Adventures in Middle Earth - Player's Guide, Cubicle Seven).
  5. Creation (Unearthed Arcana, Wizards of the Coast)
  6. Dance
  7. Eloquence. (Mythic Odysseys of Theros p28, Wizards of the Coast).
  8. Gentle Soul
  9. Glamour. (Xanathar's Guide to Everything p14, Wizards of the Coast).
  10. Glitter** For followers of the gnomish deity, Garl Glittergold (Faiths of the Forgotten Realms II, DMsGuild).
  11. Herald
  12. Herald. (Adventures in Middle Earth - Player's Guide, Cubicle Seven).
  13. Innovation For followers of the dwarven deity, Dugmaren Brightmantle (Faiths of the Forgotten Realms II, DMsGuild)
  14. Inspiration
  15. Intrigue. (5E Reforged, DawnForgedCast).
  16. Lore (PHB p54)
  17. Names (En5ider article by Ari Marmell)
  18. Punmeister
  19. Rebirth
  20. Secret Keeper For followers of the dwarven deity, Dumathoin (Faiths of the Forgotten Realms II, DMsGuild).
  21. Starsong For followers of the elven deity, Sehanine Moonbow (Faiths of the Forgotten Realms II, DMsGuild).
  22. Sword Dancing For followers of the drow deity, Eilistraee (Faiths of the Forgotten Realms II, DMsGuild)
  23. Swords. (Xanathar's Guide to Everything p15, Wizards of the Coast).
  24. Valor (PHB p55).
  25. Warcaller For followers of the orcish deity, Ilneval (Faiths of the Forgotten Realms II, DMsGuild).
  26. Wanderer
  27. Whispers. (Xanathar's Guide to Everything p16, Wizards of the Coast).
  28. Wordsmiths

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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