5E Fighter

Last 3 Edits

Oct 24th, 2017. Added paths from Xanathar's Guide to Everything & extras from DawnForgedCast.
Dec 6th, 2016. Added 4 new Archetypes from Unearthed Arcana article.


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FIGHTER

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PROFICIENCIES

Armor: All armor, Shields
Weapon Groups: Fighters are proficient in Simple and Martial weapons from any group they gain proficiency in. Choose any 8 weapon groups.
(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 Acrobatics, Animal Handling, Athletics, Endurance, History, Insight, Intimidation, Perception, Survival, Swim.


ALTERNATE FEATURES/KITS

Choosing any of these changes how the actual class plays.

  1. Commander. Replaces toughness features with ally helping ones. (Heroes of the Blade EN5ider, John Lynch).

FIGHTING STYLES

  1. Archery. (PHB p72)
  2. Bastion. (5E Reforged, DawnForgedCast)
  3. Blade Dancer. (En5ider article Masters of the Wild by Thiago Rosa)
  4. Blade Song. (En5ider article Masters of the Wild by Thiago Rosa)
  5. Charge Leader. (Heroes of the Blade EN5ider, John Lynch).
  6. Defense. (PHB p72)
  7. Dueling. (PHB p72)
  8. Fisticuffs (EN5ider, Speaking with Fists, Josh Gentry).
  9. Great Weapon Fighting. (PHB p72)
  10. Mariner. (WotC Unearthed Arcana Waterborne Adventures p3)
  11. Phalanx. (Heroes of the Blade EN5ider, John Lynch).
  12. Protection. (PHB p72)
  13. Two-Weapon Fighting. (PHB p72)

SUBCLASSES (Martial Archetypes)

  1. Arcane Archer. (Xanathar's Guide to Everything p28, Wizards of the Coast)
  2. Banneret/Purple Dragon Knight. (Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide p128, Wizards of the Coast).
  3. Battle Master. (PHB p73). Extra maneuvers (En5ider: The Art of War and Heroes of the Blade).
  4. Blade Dancer. (House).
  5. Bruiser. Replace any mention of 'fist weapons' with Brawling Weapon Group. (ENWorld database, Khaalis).
  6. Brutal Fighter. (House).
  7. Cavalier. (Xanathar's Guide to Everything p30, Wizards of the Coast)
  8. Cavalier. (ENworld database, Khaalis).
  9. Champion. (PHB p72).
  10. Duelist (House).
  11. Eldritch Knight. (PHB p74).
  12. Eldritch Knight Reforged. (5E Reforged, DawnForgedCast).
  13. Fortune Fighter. (House).
  14. The Haunted. (Heroes of the Night EN5ider, Brandes Stoddard).
  15. Knight. (Arcana Unearthed, Wizards of the Coast).
  16. Pugilist (EN5ider, Speaking with Fists, Josh Gentry).
  17. Samurai. (Xanathar's Guide to Everything p31, Wizards of the Coast).
  18. Sharp Shooter. (Arcana Unearthed, Wizards of the Coast).
  19. Warmain. (House).
  20. Weapon Specialist. (ENworld database, Khaalis).
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