5E Bard

Last 3 Edits

Dec 6th, 2015. Added 2 Colleges from WotC's Arcana Unearthed.
July 28th, 2015. Adjusted Weapon Group Proficiencies to take into a/c Simple and Martial weapons as per the new lists.
July 5th, 2015. Modified Weapon Groups.




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.


  1. College of Glamour. (Arcana Unearthed, Wizard of the Coast).
  2. College of Lore (PHB p54)
  3. College of Names (En5ider article by Ari Marmell)
  4. College of Valor (PHB p55)
  5. College of Whispers. (Arcana Unearthed, Wizard of the Coast).
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