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Path of Harmonious Balance

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Path of Harmonious Balance


This philosophy is available at Monk level 3 by selecting the Fists of Light feat, which serves as the key to using any finishing moves of this path or qualifying for any special abilities connected to this path.

The Path of Harmonious Balance philosophy gives five new Finishing Moves at level 3: Healing Ki, Aligning the Heavens, Grasp the Earth Dragon, Dance of Clouds, and Walk of the Sun. On Monk level 10 and selection of the Void Strike attack enhancement, a sixth finishing move, Moment of Clarity, becomes available.

The Path of Harmonious Balance is a prerequisite for Shintao enhancements.

You may only choose one philosophy. While players may see the moves from the Path of Inevitable Dominion in their Feats list, the player cannot activate actions in this path without using a feat exchange to switch to the Fists of Darkness.


Monks in this philosophy receive special spell-like abilities that mimic functions of a Cleric, providing buffs that support themselves and party members. By spending action points in the Shintao tree, this "Light" Monk can gain:

See also

Path of Inevitable Dominion