5E Ranger

Last 3 Edits

19th April, 2019. Added damage to Favoured Enemy feature!
17th April, 2019. Added features from Adventures in Middle Earth - Player's Guide, Cubicle Seven.
20th March, 2019. Added archetypes from those I have collected on Pinterest.


RANGER

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PROFICIENCIES

Armor: Light, Medium, Shields
Weapon Groups: Rangers are proficient in the Simple and Martial weapon in each group they choose. Choose any 6 from: Axes & Picks; Blowguns; Bows; Brawling; Clubs & Staffs; Crossbows; Flails; Hammers & Maces; Hook & Sickles; Long Blades; Natural Weapons; Pistols; Rifles; 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, Dexterity
Skills: Choose 3 from Animal Handling, Athletics, Endurance, Insight, Investigation, Nature, Perception, Stealth, Survival, Swim.


ADJUSTED CLASS FEATURES

FAVOURED ENEMY
Add the following text to your favoured enemy feature:

Once per round, when you hit a favoured enemy with a weapon attack, you add your proficiency bonus to damage.


ALTERNATE FEATURES/KITS

Choosing any of these changes how the actual class plays.

  1. Martial Ranger - Ranger with no spells. (Arcana Unearthed Wizards of the Coast website).
  2. Scout. Another option for non-spellcasting. Replaces and swaps some features to be a more militant class. (Heroes of the Blade EN5ider, John Lynch).
  3. Spirit Companion Ranger (Arcana Unearthed Wizards of the Coast link)
  4. Wanderer. Full class based on ranger. Non-spell casting. (Adventures in Middle Earth - Player's Guide, Cubicle Seven).

FIGHTING STYLES

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

SUBCLASSES (Ranger Archetypes)

  1. Arcane Archer
  2. Arcane Half-Caster
  3. Beast Master (PHB p93)
  4. Guardian (Arcana Unearthed for Spirit Companion Rangers).
  5. Gloom Stalker (Xanathar's Guide to Everything p41, Wizards of the Coast).
  6. Hunter (PHB p93)
  7. Hunter of Beasts. (Adventures in Middle Earth - Player's Guide, Cubicle Seven).
  8. Hunter of Shadows. (Adventures in Middle Earth - Player's Guide, Cubicle Seven).
  9. Horizon Walker (Xanathar's Guide to Everything p42, Wizards of the Coast)
  10. Monster Slayer (Xanathar's Guide to Everything p43, Wizards of the Coast)
  11. Nightstalker (Masters of the Wild En5ider article by Thiago Rosa)
  12. Planar Explorer (EN5ider article Explorers of the Universe, by Anthony Jennings).
  13. Primeval Guardian (Unearthed Arcana - Wizards of the Coast)
  14. Seeker (Arcana Unearthed for Spirit Companion Rangers).
  15. Shadow Walker
  16. Stalker (Arcana Unearthed for Spirit Companion Rangers).
  17. Strider
  18. Tempest (Masters of the Wild En5ider article by Thiago Rosa)
  19. Trapper

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


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