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Stormsinger

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Stormsinger is a variant Bard archetype that gives up some musical skills in favor of spell DPS. Introduced in Update 56.


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Class Summary[edit]

Alignment: Any Non-Lawful Hit die: d6

Class Skills

Skill points at 1st level: (6 + Intelligence modifier) x4
Skill points at each additional level: 6 + Intelligence modifier

Weapon and Armor Proficiencies[edit]

Feat simpleweaponproficiency.png Simple weapons
Feat martialweaponproficiency.png Select Martial weapons: Longsword, Rapier, Short Sword, Shortbow
Feat armorproficiency light.png Light armor
Feat shieldproficiency general.png Shields (except tower shields).

Past Lives[edit]

Stormsinger: +5 Lightning and Sonic Spell Power per stack

Prestige Enhancements[edit]

Advancement Table[edit]

Table: The Bard Spells Known by Spell Level
Level Base Attack Bonus Fort Save Ref Save Will Save Special Spell points 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
1st +0/+0 +0 +2 +2 Bardic Ballad (Inspire Courage), Dismiss Charm, Fascinate, Magical Training 50 1 - - - - -
2nd +1/+1/+6 +0 +3 +3 - 75 2 - - - - -
3rd +2/+2/+7 +1 +3 +3 Bardic Inspiration 100 3 - - - - -
4th +3/+3/+8 +1 +4 +4 - 125 3 2 - - - -
5th +3/+3/+8 +1 +4 +4 - 150 4 3 - - - -
6th +4/+4/+9 +2 +5 +5 Suggestion Song 175 4 3 - - - -
7th +5/+5/+10/+15 +2 +5 +5 - 200 4 4 2 - - -
8th +6/+6/+11/+16 +2 +6 +6 Soothing Song 225 4 4 3 - - -
9th +6/+6/+11/+16 +3 +6 +6 - 250 4 4 3 - - -
10th +7/+7/+12/+17 +3 +7 +7 - 275 4 4 4 2 - -
11th +8/+8/+13/+18 +3 +7 +7 - 300 4 4 4 3 - -
12th +9/+9/+14/+19 +4 +8 +8 Song of Freedom 325 4 4 4 3 - -
13th +9/+9/+14/+19 +4 +8 +8 - 350 4 4 4 4 2 -
14th +10/+10/+15/+20 +4 +9 +9 - 375 4 4 4 4 3 -
15th +11/+11/+16/+21 +5 +9 +9 - 400 4 4 4 4 3 -
16th +12/+12/+17/+22 +5 +10 +10 - 425 5 4 4 4 4 2
17th +12/+12/+17/+22 +5 +10 +10 - 450 5 5 4 4 4 3
18th +13/+13/+18/+23 +6 +11 +11 Mass Suggestion Song 475 5 5 5 4 4 3
19th +14/+14/+19/+24 +6 +11 +11 - 500 5 5 5 5 4 4
20th +15/+15/+20/+25 +6 +12 +12 - 525 5 5 5 5 5 4
NOTE: A Bard is limited to casting spells no higher level than his Charisma-10. There is no bonus spell slot based on Charisma, but he receives bonus spell points for each point of Charisma stat bonus. See here for the exact values.

Class feats[edit]

Level 1[edit]

  • Arcane Lore (passive): Represents your knowledge of the arcane. This feat is received once for every bard level.
  • Dismiss Charm (active): Activate this short-ranged ability while targeting a charmed, commanded, controlled, or dominated enemy that is under your control to dispel the controlling effect.
  • Fascinate (active, requires a minimum of 3 skill ranks in Perform): This feat forces the enemy to sit quietly and take no action for a short period of time or until it is attacked.
  • Bardic Ballad (passive): You are constantly surrounded by a faint aura of Bardic Music, and it benefits you and your nearby allies in combat. You and all nearby allies receive the benefits of Inspire Courage as long as you are alive and not incapacitated, providing a +1 music bonus to attack rolls, damage rolls, and saving throws versus fear, as well as +3 universal Spell Power.
  • Religious Lore (passive): This feat grants represents your knowledge of religion. Obtain at level 1, 3, 5, 7, etc. of bard taken.
  • Wilderness Lore (passive): This feat grants represents your knowledge of the wilderness. Obtain at level 1, 3, 5, 7, etc. of bard taken.
  • Unlisted in game but useful to know attribute of Bards that pertains to Bardic Music: Bards gain +1 Bard song use per Bard level. This can be further increased by enhancements and gear.

Level 3[edit]

  • Bardic Inspiration (active): Activate this ability to Inspire a single target ally or yourself. Future abilities can modify or increase the effect of your Inspiration, and gaining more effective Bard levels will increase your duration of this ability. At Bard Level 3, this automatically includes Inspire Competence, providing a +4 Music bonus to all skill checks.

Level 6[edit]

Level 8[edit]

Level 12[edit]

Level 18[edit]

Spells[edit]

See also: Bard Spells