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. [1], The Sword Dancers could sing and dance to channel the power of Eilistraee and had the ability to sing their magic even amidst the chaos of the battle, while dodging and dancing around or while wounded. Enemies Class Features. 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. Eilistraee was seen dancing and speaking to mortals in many places, especially along the Sword Coast. Sword Dancers usually live together in small groups … 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. WotC's take on Eilistraee in 5E. Eilistraee's Song is a project, which expands the plot of Eilistraee - the deity of drows that rebelled against Lolth the Spider Queen. Is there a canon way to reproduce the Sword Dancer of Eilistraee in 5ed? And it's even free. They also had to be quick and agile, proficient in the arts of dance, song and acrobatics and skilled diplomats. Leonides02 Traveler Posts: 1 Joined: Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:08 am. 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. The Sword Dancers of Eilistraee were the speciality priests of the Dark Maiden. They put a lot of effort into promoting harmony and cooperation between the drow and other races, and as a result they usually lived near elven (or other races) settlements. Sword dancers hone their battle skills with swordplay, as Eilistraee’s favored weapon is the sword. This is probably as close to official as you'll find outside of anything published by WotC. [1][3], Other magical abilities of these specialized priestesses were the capacity to cast spell turning, commune, true seeing, stone telling and plane shift. They were little known and often seen as enemies by the surface dwellers, even as the priestesses tried to establish good relationships and to live in peace with them. Allegiances [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. If more priestesses took pa… 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. Apr 6, 2017 - Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. Members [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. The sword dancer of Elistraee prestige class from 3.5 appears to be a cleric with swordfighting ability. Followers of Vhaeraun, Ghaunadaur and Kiaransaleealso counted among the Sword Dancers' enemies. So when I finally was able to play a drow or the drow again in 5e I looked around for current material. I had not realized multiclasses need minimum stats in both their new and old classes. Top. 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. Build Challenge: Sword Dancer of Eilistraee. Race(s) Post by Leonides02 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:13 am You know, I'm sorry the changedance is no longer necessary. 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. 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. 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. aid other tabletop gamers in creating memorable characters, Press J to jump to the feed. Multiclassing Bard (College of Swords) and Monk was the closest I could come, but maybe you all know of a better way. So from there started my fascination with the drow and Eilistraee in particualar. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. However, no rule in this document has been playtested, as I don't have the possibility to do so. 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. They seek to nurture beauty, music, and song, and they work to spread joy wherever and whenever they can. I'm planning to take his suggestion from the video and go with a Bladesinger with a dip in Cleric. I'm planning to take his suggestion from the video and go with a Bladesinger with a dip in Cleric. They could use a particular kind of Spellsong. If you think you can improve this page please bring the page up to the level of other pages of its type, then remove this template. 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. 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. Ah, Eilistraee... Every teenage male (and some female) gamer's fantasy goddess. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Church of Lolth, Church of Ghaunadaur, Church of Vhaeraun, slavers, tyrants and ''all those who caused intelligent creatures to wander about in fear''[1][2]. Followers of Vhaeraun, Ghaunadaur and Kiaransalee also counted among the Sword Dancers' enemies. I played a human paladin who was raised by her cult to be a Darksong Knight. Actually, she's pretty cool when you break down the character. Community. Eilistraee, Church of Eilistraee 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. (Which I doubt they'll do, since they seem to be trying to ignore all the lore and reduce drow to "evil elves. If there is anything you wish to talk about with the Chosen then this is the place to do it. Membership 2 + Int. Only females elves, drow, half-drow and half elves could become Sword Dancers. Eilistraee appears as an unclad, glossy-skinned drow woman of great height with ankle-length, sweeping hair of glowing silver. You also need 13 wisdom to multiclass out of cleric. 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. You're right about sword bard and order cleric. They could imbue it with a variety of magical enhancements, let it sing like a singing sword (making them strike with increased precision and rallying their hearts), or let it dance (like a dancing weapon) to attack the enemy on its own or to protect the priestess. Eilistraee Cleric domain: Sword Dancer - 5e version of a prestige class from 3e, specialty priest from AD&D. Moderators: Shir'le E. Illios, Bhaern Quel. I think that the 5e bard could be a very good fit for a Sword Dancer of Eilistraee, even alone. Light, life, and nature all might though. [3], As priestesses of Eilistraee, the Sword Dancers acted according to her teachings. Sword Dancers of Eilistraee. The ''Sword Dancer domain'' is an attempt to blend all the features that characterized the ''Sword Dancer of Eilistraee'' kit in 2e and the prestige class in 3.5e into a 5e cleric domain. [1][3], The Sword Dancers shared the same allegiances and enemies of the church of Eilistraee. 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. 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). Lanzlo Posts: 127 Joined: Thu Feb 25, 2016 12:35 am. 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. This isn't aimed for a power build, but having a strong character is always nice. 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. Though Eilistraee is CG aligned so I'm not certain order fits. Chaotic Good, Chaotic Neutral, Neutral Good Overall, Eilistraee's appearance inspired utter awe and astonishment, as well as emotions so deep to move mortals to tears. The Sword Dancers are a special order of drow priestesses that worship Eilistraee, Goddess of the Moon. Dec 22, 2019 - Shialyn Vhaunil, drow Sword Dancer of Eilistraee by francisrpnavarro on DeviantArt The author knows his stuff, with extensive footnotes and citations that probably cover nearly every published mention of Eilistraee. [5e][Showcase] Eilistraee Sword Dancer. This led many moondancers to the City of Splendors, with the goal of creating a shrine to their goddess within its walls. d8. Jump to: navigation, search. It makes bright light extra sucky because its not only imposing disadvantage, its also costing my advantage, and elven accuracy. We are starting at Level 3. She is greatly angered by the evil of most drow but glad that some worked their way free of the Spider Queen's web. [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. 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. Halisstra Melarn, briefly a priestess of Eilistraee and wielder of the Crescent Blade before returning to the worship of Lolth before her death. Mathira Melarn, Sword Dancer from Ched Nasad. You could achieve that possibly by playing a Cleric with the War domain. This merits more research. A festive softcover of holiday-themed D&D 5E resources, including the short adventure 'Presents for Goblins'. Kinda throws a wrench in, but I think you're right, I can move around it with Tasha's new race rules. https://www.dmsguild.com/product/176361/The-Dark-Maiden-beckons-On-the-drow-goddess-Eilistraee-and-her-Faith. Why are you trying to reinvent the wheel? Blessing of the forge is also a nice early bonus to AC. Mind Effecting Spells and your weapons do 2d6+5 cold damage. A Spellsong could replicate the effects of many other spells, heal a given creature, or grant her protection from magic. It can round out my Int to 18 and works well with Faerie fire and with shadow blade, which I plan to use as my main weapon, to gets advantage on all attacks in dark or dim light. Sword Dancers of Eilistraee Weapon and Armor Proficiency: A sword dancer gains no weapon or armor proficiencies. The Sword Dancers shared the same allegiances and enemies of the church of Eilistraee. Except Drizzt, because he has godlike awesomeness."). This mods adds content for players who decided to spare Solaufein's life and let him escape. A sword dancer in combat. They were little known and often seen as enemies by the surface dwellers, even as the priestesses tried to establish good relationships and to live in peace with them. Being extra awesome in the dark kinda steers into drow's weakness though. NOW LIVE! 7 posts • Page 1 of 1. They encourage drow to return to the surface and renounce their evil ways. 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. D&D 5e. Please limit the use of this forum to out of character discussions. Eilistraee is represented by a drow female in the nude, dancing with a silver sword under the moon. Being away from D&D for a long time I needed an update of things. 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. These stories can be funny, dramatic, epic in scale, of very small scope, or really anything you can think of. Drow, Elves, Half-elves, Half-drow 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. [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. Clerics They were also known to nurture beauty, music and song and to work to spread joy whenever they could. Momie majeure. Any priestess of Eilistraee who wished to become one had to spend at least one month on the surface, dancing each moonlit night for Eilistraee, and had to witness dawn at least once. My thought was you could flavor it as a celestial blade lock for the song-dancer. Hit die. Build Challenge: Sword Dancer of Eilistraee. Eilistraee (eil-iss-tray-yee) is a melancholy, moody deity. They had the duty to lead and be on the frontline in missions to find, encourage, assist and protect any drow looking to return to the surface (or that could be made to return) and join a different life, far from Lolth. Here's my roadmap so far. General Tabletop Discussion *Pathfinder & Starfinder. 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. I'd never heard of her until yesterday, but now she's one of my favorites. Roleplaying can be a great source for stories. Archers Bane. 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. Alignment Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I'm here to pay my respects to Lady Silverhair. Please comment for input for improvement. Sword Dancer (3.5e Class) From D&D Wiki. I watched MrRhexx's recent video on Eilistraee and it made me really want to build a Sword Dancer. As far as feats go, I was thinking Elven Accuracy Would be good. I need to see more of what they are doing. Resurrection (Mass Market Paperback), p. … It's where your interests connect you with your people. I'd like to hear any suggestions for a Thematic Spells, feats, or other choices I might have missed. Brutus, Aventurier. Specialized clerics are known as Sword Dancers of Eilistraee. Skill points. It did not feel correct as to lore that I recall. 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. So I looked over the DMs guild and found the following two releases. [1], Church of Lolth, Church of Ghaunadaur, Church of Vhaeraun, slavers, tyrants and ''all those who caused intelligent creatures to wander about in fear''. 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. Yes that bother me a little along with them being Sword Dancers. Swords Bard also might fit a Sword Dancer (don't know Eilistraee or that video though). I watched MrRhexx's recent video on Eilistraee and it made me really want to build a Sword Dancer. References Edit ↑ Paul S. Kemp (February 2006). *New* Sword Dancer of Eilistraee. Forgotten Realms Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. For in character roleplaying please use the Free Form Roleplaying forum. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Board index Chosen of Eilistraee Roleplaying Board Stories; Journal of a Sword Dancer. log in or register to remove this ad . [1], The Sword Dancers were skilled sword wielders, known to use their art while fencing. This forum is for general discussion and open to all. Ability Score Priority: Int>Dex>Con>Cha>Wis>Str, Main Cantrips: Green Flame Blade, Sword Burst, Main Spells: Shadowblade, Mirror Image, Shield, Magic Missile. There again lore can change at a drop of ink. -- Presents for Goblins: Festive Resources for 5E on Kickstarter! 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. But whether your stories come from roleplaying or whether you wrote them separate of anything else, this is the forum to post your stories. This page was marked as abandoned on 20:25, 12 September 2019 (MDT) because: Issue(s) unaddressed for over a year. 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