This page was marked as abandoned on 20:25, 12 September 2019 (MDT) because: Issue(s) unaddressed for over a year. If more priestesses took pa… Kinda throws a wrench in, but I think you're right, I can move around it with Tasha's new race rules. I think that the 5e bard could be a very good fit for a Sword Dancer of Eilistraee, even alone. (Which I doubt they'll do, since they seem to be trying to ignore all the lore and reduce drow to "evil elves. Sword Dancers of Eilistraee You could also take Crossbow Expert with a hand crossbow and build a gun dancer aka Bayonetta :D. I'm super into the gun dancer idea, but Eilistraee worshippers more or less shun projectile weapons, so I'm saving that idea for later. [1][3], The Sword Dancers shared the same allegiances and enemies of the church of Eilistraee. Forgotten Realms Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. You're right about sword bard and order cleric. Halisstra Melarn, briefly a priestess of Eilistraee and wielder of the Crescent Blade before returning to the worship of Lolth before her death. They were also known to nurture beauty, music and song and to work to spread joy whenever they could. 1 Sword Dancer 1.1 Becoming a Sword Dancer 1.1.1 Class Features 1.2 Campaign Information 1.2.1 Playing a Sword Dancer 1.2.2 Sword Dancers in the World 1.2.3 Sword Dancer Lore 1.2.4 Sword Dancers in the Game To sword dancers, the blade is more than a weapon--it is an ally, a friend, a companion more trustworthy then any man. Followers of Vhaeraun, Ghaunadaur and Kiaransalee also counted among the Sword Dancers' enemies. The Sword Dancers were in direct opposition with the church of Lolth, due to joyless and cruel life that their tyranny forced upon the drow. Re: Eilistraee LIVES! They could also use their magic to temporarily enchant a bladed weapon with a silvery glow that increased the precision of its strikes, without the possibility of it being dispelled. Order cleric also is an interesting dip, you could say your dancing inspires your alliea to fight with more effort, so that they take an extra attack when you allow them to do so with a bonus action Healing Word for example. Please comment for input for improvement. Actually, she's pretty cool when you break down the character. If there is anything you wish to talk about with the Chosen then this is the place to do it. Requirements for Sword Dancers as I understand are: There are more, but those are the main mechanical ones. Board index Chosen of Eilistraee Roleplaying Board Stories; Journal of a Sword Dancer. As far as feats go, I was thinking Elven Accuracy Would be good. I watched MrRhexx's recent video on Eilistraee and it made me really want to build a Sword Dancer. Clerics Patron: Eilistraee Special: The character must have seen the sun rise at least once and spent at least one continuous month living on the surface (without entering the Underdark), dancing each night under the light of the moon. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. [3], The Sword Dancers were artists, excellent dancers, fit acrobats and--like all priestesses of the Dark Maiden--skilled in the arts of singing and playing the harp, flute or horn. Sword Dancers usually live together in small groups … My thought was you could flavor it as a celestial blade lock for the song-dancer. Maybe I'm just super impressionable. And it's even free. Jump to: navigation, search. Dec 22, 2019 - Shialyn Vhaunil, drow Sword Dancer of Eilistraee by francisrpnavarro on DeviantArt [3], They could form a particular bond with their sword, which allowed them to infuse the weapon with Eilistraee's magic. Please limit the use of this forum to out of character discussions. Si vous avez des questions par rapport a la 5e C'est a l'antre du Roliste qui faut les poser* * Personnages joués: Talianna du Tethyr,Adrastia du Tethyr,Kyrone du Tethyr,Pisca Delorcoth. Eilistraee’s church observes a number of festivals. It makes bright light extra sucky because its not only imposing disadvantage, its also costing my advantage, and elven accuracy. However, no rule in this document has been playtested, as I don't have the possibility to do so. Unfortunately there is no way to emulate the Sword Song power (+2 to attack and damage while the sword sings) because that isn't how bardic inspiration works in 5th edition. Ah, Eilistraee... Every teenage male (and some female) gamer's fantasy goddess. The Sword Dancers are a special order of drow priestesses that worship Eilistraee, Goddess of the Moon. The Sword Dancers shared the same allegiances and enemies of the church of Eilistraee. The sword dancers are gifted artists, dancers, and acrobats, and--like every priestess of Eilistraee--they are skilled in the arts of singing and playing the harp, flute, and horn. Eilistraee is actually mentioned in original BG2:SoA by Solaufein after we decide to let him go, but still players were never allowed to get know the full tale. Yes that bother me a little along with them being Sword Dancers. Light, life, and nature all might though. This isn't aimed for a power build, but having a strong character is always nice. -- Presents for Goblins: Festive Resources for 5E on Kickstarter! Post by Leonides02 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:13 am You know, I'm sorry the changedance is no longer necessary. Eilistraee was seen dancing and speaking to mortals in many places, especially along the Sword Coast. A solitary spellsinger could replicate the effects of many spells (of 4th level or lower), heal a given creature or grant her protection from magic, a choir of them could create more powerful beneficial effects (like restoring lost limbs). Build Challenge: Sword Dancer of Eilistraee. Eilistraee's Song is a project, which expands the plot of Eilistraee - the deity of drows that rebelled against Lolth the Spider Queen. I played a human paladin who was raised by her cult to be a Darksong Knight. Overall, Eilistraee's appearance inspired utter awe and astonishment, as well as emotions so deep to move mortals to tears. I'm planning to take his suggestion from the video and go with a Bladesinger with a dip in Cleric. D&D 5e. I'm here to pay my respects to Lady Silverhair. Community. Eilistraee (eil-iss-tray-yee) is a melancholy, moody deity. You could achieve that possibly by playing a Cleric with the War domain. Eilistraee Cleric domain: Sword Dancer - 5e version of a prestige class from 3e, specialty priest from AD&D. [3], The Sword Dancers had the ability to cast the magic missile spell, or to use its energy to empower their next sword strike, surrounding their blade with blue-white flames. Allegiances Please let me know if I have any rules wrong, or if you think there's a better mechanical or thematic way of building a Sword Dancer. Class Features. References Edit ↑ Paul S. Kemp (February 2006). Specialized clerics are known as Sword Dancers of Eilistraee. Enemies It did not feel correct as to lore that I recall. A bigger update than what the official books provided. This includes a couple of variations of the Sword Dancers, as well as a Bardic college and a couple of Paladin Oaths, *and* lore going all the way back to before Araushnee's betrayal. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. There they worked to aid the local population by bringing food, cures and protection, in order to establish friendships and offer to the drow converts a place on the surface world. Only females elves, drow, half-drow and half elves could become Sword Dancers. They are excellent dancers and have the ability to use the sword in a unique fashion: through an agile, acrobatic and almost artistic swordplay, they can fight in such a graceful way to resemble a dance. At 7th level as an action you can imbue your sword (or swords) and the weapons of anyone standing within 10 feet of you with Eilistraee's Moonfire, you and eveyone else affected gains advantage on all attacks and Saves vs. I chose Knight of the Order as my background because it gives proficiency with an instrument and I chose Forge Cleric to channel divinity for making swords/armor. For example, the citizens of Waterdeep witnessed the Dark Dancer, as she danced in the moonlight, near the walls of the city, up the road to Amphail. log in or register to remove this ad . Though the followers of Lady Silverhair try to solve problems by avoiding unnecessary bloodshed, they do answer violence with swift violence and many of them are known for holding a grudge against the yochlols, the handmaidens of Lloth. [1][3], Like the rest of the clergy of the Dark Maiden, the Sword Dancers didn't have a rigid hierarchy or chain of command and recognized Qilué Veladorn as the spiritual guide of all followers of Eilistraee. Followers of Vhaeraun, Ghaunadaur and Kiaransaleealso counted among the Sword Dancers' enemies. They encourage drow to return to the surface and renounce their evil ways. I had not realized multiclasses need minimum stats in both their new and old classes. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. This merits more research. It's where your interests connect you with your people. So from there started my fascination with the drow and Eilistraee in particualar. I'd like to hear any suggestions for a Thematic Spells, feats, or other choices I might have missed. Ability Score Priority: Int>Dex>Con>Cha>Wis>Str, Main Cantrips: Green Flame Blade, Sword Burst, Main Spells: Shadowblade, Mirror Image, Shield, Magic Missile. This led many moondancers to the City of Splendors, with the goal of creating a shrine to their goddess within its walls. Race(s) [1], The Sword Dancers were in direct opposition with the church of Lolth, due to joyless and cruel life that their tyranny forced upon the drow. That's most of what I have planned out so far, and that gets me to Level 6 with all the basic stuff I need to be a sword dancer and a pretty cool/powerful Combo in Shadowblade+searing smite. I'm planning to take his suggestion from the video and go with a Bladesinger with a dip in Cleric. Hit die. They fought employing an agile and acrobatic style, that allowed them to quickly and gracefully move on the battlefield, with movements that resembled a dance. aid other tabletop gamers in creating memorable characters, Press J to jump to the feed. I'd never heard of her until yesterday, but now she's one of my favorites. Relationships [1], The Sword Dancers were skilled sword wielders, known to use their art while fencing. I watched MrRhexx's recent video on Eilistraee and it made me really want to build a Sword Dancer. She is greatly angered by the evil of most drow but glad that some worked their way free of the Spider Queen's web. Mind Effecting Spells and your weapons do 2d6+5 cold damage. Sword Dancer (3.5e Class) From D&D Wiki. Lanzlo Posts: 127 Joined: Thu Feb 25, 2016 12:35 am. While she has apparently returned to the Forgotten Realms with the advent of the 5e version of D&D, I don't plan on actually running in the Forgotten Realms for a while. There again lore can change at a drop of ink. So when I finally was able to play a drow or the drow again in 5e I looked around for current material. NOW LIVE! [1][3], Other magical abilities of these specialized priestesses were the capacity to cast spell turning, commune, true seeing, stone telling and plane shift. Alignment Except Drizzt, because he has godlike awesomeness."). Mathira Melarn, Sword Dancer from Ched Nasad. Leonides02 Traveler Posts: 1 Joined: Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:08 am. I got lucky rolled 2 17's for my ability scores, so with one in dex a one in int, I could get my two mainstats maxed in 3 ASI's if I rushed them, but I'm Planning Two levels in forge cleric to start because my wisdom is crap and I cant reasonably hit the multiclass minimum. 7 posts • Page 1 of 1. The Sword Dance is a ritual of shedding a small amount of blood and invoking Eilistraee’s favor to prevent a blade from breaking or rusting for the next three months. Here's my roadmap so far. Like followers of Sune, sword dancers consider art, song, and craft to be virtuous endeavors, and work toward better relations between drow and surface-dwelling races by providing aid and assisting hunters and travelers. We are starting at Level 3. Weapon and Armor Proficiency: A sword dancer gains no weapon or armor proficiencies. Top. Why are you trying to reinvent the wheel? Priestesses of Eilistraee, particularly Sword Dancers, were known for their use of the Spellsong, the ability to invoke various magical effects through song and music. Brutus, Aventurier. I personally suggest Bard (Swords) X/Wizard (Bladesinger) 2 (this is from the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide, which is essentially the 5e FRCS lite), to get the +INT to AC Bladesong feature. d8. Momie majeure. They could use a particular kind of Spellsong. Multiclassing Bard (College of Swords) and Monk was the closest I could come, but maybe you all know of a better way. For in character roleplaying please use the Free Form Roleplaying forum. Shae'lyn Veladorn, Sword Dancer of Eilistraee CG female drow elf Monk 3/Sorcerer 17 Design Notes This build attempts to approximate the previous editions' take on the Eilistraeean Sword Dancer, a female drow divine spellcaster who wields a heavy sword and often wears no armor. Questions About Character Builds, Build Critiques, and Build Sharing. *New* Sword Dancer of Eilistraee. Eilistraee is represented by a drow female in the nude, dancing with a silver sword under the moon. Sword Dance (Su): At 3rd level, the sword dancer can grant her attuned sword the dancing magic weapon property a number of times per day equal to her class level. Blessing of the forge is also a nice early bonus to AC. https://www.dmsguild.com/product/176361/The-Dark-Maiden-beckons-On-the-drow-goddess-Eilistraee-and-her-Faith. With the Tasha rules, you could move the drow's charisma bonus to int to start with 18 int and 19 dex. 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