Thread starter bkwrm79; Start date Feb 16, 2018; B. bkwrm79 Villager. Ah, the lovable Rogue. DnD 5e - The Rogue Handbook. Rogues excel when you get creative, so donât let the game mechanics limit your choices. This is one of the better options for a no-frills ranged damage rogue, which edges out the melee-focused Swashbuckler because you will be hit much less. 7. )These) 2 nd-level abilities are better for rogues â Dueling and Archery are great fighting styles and hunterâs mark is good despite taking up a rogueâs bonus action â but there are better investments if all you want is fighting styles and one good spell. 1.4.1 Levels 1 to 3: Rogue; 1.4.2 Levels 4 and 5(and up) Speedy Monk/Rogue . Ranged type characters certainly benefit from the Scout abilities, but so would a quick, stealthy melee character. All of the following are class features of the rogue. Just those two skills alone can make the Scout a formidable survivalist. The Inquisitive Rogue is firmly in last place in our subclass rankings. your own Pins on Pinterest Last Updated: March 17th, 2020. Please be patient while these changes are made. Pick a subclass that suits your creativity, then run with it. Feb 16, 2018 #1 I'm considering a Rogue (Scout)/Ranger (Gloom Stalker) character for an upcoming game starting at 5th level. Click to expand... Me too. Theming, Player Concept - on a purely role play aspect, a kensei monk/rogue scout makes a lot of sense, with great tooling and overall badass mechanics. I have created a 4th level Variant Human Rogue. Traits Keen Hearing and Sight: The scout has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing or sight. Additionally, Wood Elves make great Rogues already, so youâre likely to pick Elf as your race anyway! If they are casting spells, itâs to distract, enchant, or deceive so that they can get to your coin, or a blade to your gut. This bonus increases to +2 at 11th level and +3 at 20th level. I've been playing a crossbow-using rogue in 5E for a while now. This doesn't depend at all on how much (or how little) you moved on your turn. The Scout is so much better mechanically that it practically makes for a better "thief" than a Thief. 4 Scout. Feat selection is always arbitrary, but Rogues have diverse skill sets that can benefit from a variety of feats. 1.3.1 Rogue(3 levels) 1.3.2 Replacement in Unearthed Arcana; 1.3.3 Monk(and the rest, but at least 2) 1.4 Level Breakdown. Starting Age: Simple. Scout; Swashbuckler; Thief; Skills; Backgrounds ; Feats ; Multiclassing ; Spells For the Arcane Trickster (In progress) The Last Thing Youâll Never Hear â Core of the Rogue in 5E âYou canât go around arresting the Thievesâ Guild. 1.1 Background; 1.2 Race; 1.3 Classes. Rogue class features are strong enough that subclasses can afford to slack off, but there are still several exceptional subclasses while others have niche fits in D&D 5e. Click to expand... Me too. Letâs dive into our Rogue 5E Archetypes rankings. The Scout gains proficiency in the Nature and Survival skills. 1 st-level ranger abilities fit thematically with Scout rogues, but donât do much outside of an exploration campaign. However, that rebuild only went to 1st level as that was as far as I played the character before the game abandoned D&D and just went full freeform. 5e Reincarnated Fox Familiar (Human Rogue Scout) I've already rebuilt this particular character concept already, the basic idea being that she was a wizard's familair that died and was reincarnated as a human. A scout loses this bonus when wearing medium or heavy armor or when carrying a medium or heavy load. Reply. I become more grateful for the SRD and the ability to find 5e material produced by both fans and professional third parties? I mean, weâd be at it all day!â â Terry Pratchett, Guards! She is on the 5e build page. The section on "The Order of Combat" states: 4. This ability replaces improved uncanny dodge. UngeheuerLich said: I liked the fighter scout. You get your main abilities youâre looking for in the first two levels and most Rogue archetypes tend to be front loaded in their skill distribution, so picking those up isnât too bad. I maintain this site as a hobby, and I got access to the book on the same day as everyone else and I am rushing â¦ Impressions are mixed. Mounted Scout. Here is a new option for that feature: the Scout. What is this guide? For the racial skill I chose Nature and picked the Folk Hero background granting proficiency in Survival. Inquisitive . As a rogue, you have the following class features. The scout roguish archetype is a swift explorer moving unseen through hostile territory observing, probing, and gathering information about the terrain, threats, fortifications, and the movements of enemy forces. Scout You are skilled in woodcraft and stealth, allowing you to range ahead of your companions during expeditions. Discover (and save!) Scout You are skilled in stealth and surviving far from the streets of a city, allowing you to scout ahead of your companions during expeditions. BookBarbarian Expert Long Rester. Both subclasses seem really cool, and it would give me tons of utility through skills, adding a little magic later. The color code below has been implemented to help you identify, at a glance, how good that option will be for your Rogue. I think the choice is clear; go with Scout, and roleplay him however you want. Speedy Monk/Rogue (5e Optimized Character Build) From D&D Wiki. I do not enjoy the fact that I've mostly done the exact same thing each combat round and will continue to do. Best Rogue Spells (DnD 5e) Slinking through the crowds of people, dipping their hands into pockets, and keeping a blade at the ready, the rogue is not often thought of as the spell caster. I do enjoy that the system doesn't trip me up at every possible opportunity and that I can actually get sneak attacks in consistently with a ranged weapon. Also starting at 3rd level, you have advantage on Dexterity checks while mounted, and your Dexterity checks apply to both you and your mount.. Skirmisherâs Step. You make the first round of combat excellent for your entire party. Jump to: navigation, search. Contents. Plus, your rogue gets to double their proficiency bonus for any check they make using them. Each participant in the battle takes a â¦ At 3rd level, a rogue gains the Roguish Archetype feature. Foes with uncanny dodge are immune to this ability. Rogue 5E Archetypes Rankings. ©2016&Wizards&of&the&Coast&LLC& 1& UnearthedArcana:KitsofOld) If)you)played)AD&D)second)edition)back)in)the) 1990s,)you)probably)remember)kits. If you didnât grab expertise in Survival/Nature, definitely consider going for Scoutâ¦ If the scout makes more than one attack this turn, this ability only applies to the first attack. Take turns. The Scout rogue's Skirmisher feature gives them a special way to move outside their turn. To get the most out of this â¦ 1 Speedy Monk/Rogue. via michaeliantorno.com. Conclusion . Apr 27, 2019 - This Pin was discovered by Victor Zaud. A Rogueâs job is to keep DMs on their toes. The Rogue: Scout for 5e. Battle Fortitude (Ex): At 2nd level, a scout gains a +1 competence bonus on Fortitude saves and initiative checks. This movement doesn't provoke opportunity attacks. Actions Multiattack: The scout makes two melee attacks or two ranged attacks 5E Rogue (Scout)/Ranger (Gloom Stalker) multiclassing. If you want to play a Rogue in a wilderness game, you could definitely do worse, and it's hard to think of a better way to make a Rogue that uses a bow. The Scout Rogue's Skirmisher feature states: You can move up to half your speed as a reaction when an enemy ends its turn within 5 feet of you. Note: Iâm anticipating lvl 10/10 for the multi class so that I can ultimately max out my future ASI/feat options. When I select the Scout subclass at 3rd level I get two messages notifying me that the Nature and Survival skills have been removed from my race and background and I should select different proficiencies. The last of the new Rogue subclasses covered in my Unearthed Arcana/Xanathar's Guide to Everything subclass comparison is the Scout. Scout Rogues also thematically fit the spells of Wood Elf Magic. It lets them use their reaction when an enemy ends its turn within 5 feet of them, and specifies that the Scout can move a distance up to half its speed. The mechanics will work for any Rogue basically. This guide is meant as a deep dive into the DnD 5e Rogue. When approaching these rankings, we considered how a subclass can function on its own as well as how it enhances the class traits all rogueâs share. Scouts easily outcompete Rangers in skill use with Nature and Survival, but lack any of the actual Ranger flavor. Rogues who embrace this archetype are at home in the wilderness and among barbarians and rangers, and many Scouts serve as the eyes and ears of war bands. For dungeon masters and players looking to outfit a Rogue, here are the best magical items for them in Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition. Scouts are skilled hunters and trackers who offer their services for a fee. For a quick overview on the Rogue Class, see our breakdown of the DnD 5e Classes.You can see the Rogue Class Features here.. The bonus you get on initiative is actually useful, since you give a full round of advantage against the first creature you hit to your entire party. This received a few â¦ When it comes to Rogue levels, I wouldnât go past 3 levels. Oct 13, 2017 #15 Leatherhead said: I, for one, will miss the Scout Fighter. â¦ Hit Points Hit Dice: 1d8 per rogue level Hit Points at 1st Level: 8 + your Constitution modifier Hit Points at Higher Levels: 1d8 (or 5) + your Constitution modifier per rogue level after 1st Starting Proficiencies You are proficient with the following items, in addition to any proficiencies provided by your race or background. I wonât get into the details of the character background I have planned, but truly the multi class seems so crisp. DnD Wiki | Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition (D&D 5E) Wiki TEMPORARY NOTE: RPGBOT is undergoing a massive update for DnD 5e content to accomodate rules changes and new content introduced by Tasha's Cauldron of Everything. You add a nature focus to your rogue. Dungeons & Dragons: Best Magic Items for Rogues. 1 Rogue 1.1 Making a Rogue 1.1.1 Class Features 1.1.2 Epic Rogue Alignment: Any. Most hunt wild game, but a few work as bounty hunters, serve as guides, or provide military reconnaissance. See the rogue class feature, page 50 of the Player's Handbook. Guards! Rogue Talents: The following rogue talents complement the scout archetype: assault leader, camouflage, cunning trigger, survivalist, and trap spotter*.