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Favorite PrC!
« on: November 28, 2010, 11:01:17 PM »
On the heels of the success of the Favorite Spell thread, I present the Favorite Prestige Class thread!

Please post your suggestions for your favorite 50 Prestige Classes.

I'll start with Anima Mage.

EDIT: Now with DOUBLE the number of Prestige Class suggestions allowed!
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Re: Favorite PrC!
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2010, 11:08:23 PM »
Then I'll go with Shadow sun Ninja
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Re: Favorite PrC!
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2010, 01:23:00 AM »
One per post?

If so I choose the Dervish. Not because it is particularly powerful (although decent run of the mill glass cannon builds can be centered around it and a swift hunter), but because I've kindda always like the idea of a battle-dancing scimitar wielding arabic inspired character.

Other PrCs I'd suggest would be (in no particular order):
Incantatrix
Planar Shepherd
Initiate of the Sevenfold Veil
Thrallherd
Warshaper
Ur-Priest
Ruby Knight Vindicator
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Re: Favorite PrC!
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2010, 01:57:27 AM »
We might want more than 25. Either way, there will be a preliminary round.

My top ten (of those not mentioned...you know RKV would be here):
Abjurant Champion
Chameleon
Ordained Champion
Bloodstorm Blade
Jade Phoenix Mage
Halfling Outrider
Master of Many Forms
War Weaver
Eldritch Disciple
Primeval

For Bowen:
Bear Warrior
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Re: Favorite PrC!
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2010, 02:15:54 AM »
Not already mentioned:

Swiftblade.
Fiend-Blooded.
Moonspeaker.
Mage of the Arcane Order.
Archmage.
Frost Mage.
Eternal Blade.
Master Thrower.
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Re: Favorite PrC!
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2010, 03:57:32 AM »
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Ultimate Magus
Spellsword
Sacred Exorsist
Ghostfaced Killer

I like the top two just because they're basically freebies for casters at level 4, and spellsword (one level only) and sacred exorsist are nice for gishes.  Ghostfaced killer just looks cool, but it's not a strong class.

If we're only allowed to pick one, it will be Ultimate Magus.  Just for the record, the last two of these had everyone each submit five requests, and there was a preliminary voting round to pick the top fifty.  We could do it that way.

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Re: Favorite PrC!
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2010, 09:47:15 AM »
Bone Knight. Like the flavour a lot and the mechanics aren't too bad either.

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« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2010, 10:47:52 PM »
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Re: Favorite PrC!
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2010, 10:57:35 PM »
of those I like that aren't mentioned would have to be Suel Arcanamach. While it probably needs to be updated to more modern standards for things like the ASF feature it is still an awesomely flavorful class.
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Re: Favorite PrC!
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2010, 11:05:50 PM »
Are we allowing in any home-brew, like tome PrCs?
Wow... that would open up so many awesome ones... I should really get around to playing some of the other cool ones, rather than always going with a Stranger with the Burning Eyes. I can't help myself, though. I just love that PrC so much.   :P
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Re: Favorite PrC!
« Reply #10 on: November 30, 2010, 11:11:06 PM »
There's more than enough good PrCs to fill 25 slots without homebrew. If you want to up it to 50 though, be my guest.
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Re: Favorite PrC!
« Reply #11 on: November 30, 2010, 11:23:30 PM »
There's more than enough good PrCs to fill 25 slots without homebrew. If you want to up it to 50 though, be my guest.
If we do that it might be a good idea to allow for people to save 2 at a time at the beginning
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« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2010, 03:00:50 PM »
It looks like we're doing 50 now.  Lets see how many we currently have:

37 or 38 or so.  We're going to need more suggestions.  I can suggest some that look flavorful but otherwise suck, but it's almost certain that they'll get lost in the first several rounds anyway, so I don't really see the point.  Maybe we don't want to do 50 unless some other people can make some suggestions.
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« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2010, 03:35:56 PM »
I'd add Fochlucan Lyrist to the pile.  I love the 1e Bard feel.
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« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2010, 03:55:20 PM »
You all forgot the Beholder Mage.

Nothing says awesome as being a freaking beholder with 9th level spells on level 9.
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Re: Favorite PrC!
« Reply #15 on: December 01, 2010, 04:05:31 PM »
Sublime Chord deserves being mentioned as well
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« Reply #16 on: December 02, 2010, 05:31:37 AM »
Frenzied Berserker  :devil

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Re: Favorite PrC!
« Reply #17 on: December 02, 2010, 06:38:40 AM »
I pick, Ironsoul Forgemaster.

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Battlesmith
Arcane Hierophant
Beastmaster
Forsaker
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Drunken Master
Hulking Hurler
Reaping Mauler
Radiant Servant of Pelor
Rainbow Servant
Stormlord
Warpriest
Blood Magus
Mindbender
Fist of the Forest
Paragnostic Apostle
Gray Guard
Malconvoker
Spellwarp Sniper
Soulbow
Walker of the Waste
Sand Shaper
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Re: Favorite PrC!
« Reply #18 on: December 02, 2010, 02:25:42 PM »
Looks like we have 50!

   1. Anima Mage
   2. Shadow Sun Ninja
   3. Incantatrix
   4. Planar Shepard
   5. Initiate of the Sevenfold Veil
   6. Thrallherd
   7. Warshaper
   8. Ur-Priest
   9. Ruby Knight Vindicator
  10. Abjurant Champion
  11. Chameleon
  12. Ordained Champion
  13. Bloodstorm Blade
  14. Jade Phoenix Mage
  15. Halfling Outrider
  16. Master of Many Forms
  17. War Weaver
  18. Eldritch Disciple
  19. Primeval
  20. Bear Warrior
  21. Swiftblade
  22. Fiend-Blooded
  23. Moonspeaker
  24. Magus of the Arcane Order
  25. Archmage
  26. Frost Mage
  27. Eternal Blade
  28. Master Thrower
  29. Church Inquisitor
  30. Master Specialist
  31. Ultimate Magus
  32. Spellsword
  33. Sacred Exorcist
  34. Ghost-faced Killer
  35. Bone Knight
  36. Exemplar
  37. Suel Arcanamach
  38. Fuchlucan Lyrist
  39. Beholder Mage
  40. Sublime Chord
  41. Frenzied Berzerker
  42. Ironsoul Forgemaster
  43. Runesmith
  44. Battlesmith
  45. Arcane Hierophant
  46. Beastmaster
  47. Forsaker
  48. Umbral Disciple
  49. Totemrager
  50. Legacy Champion
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Re: Favorite PrC!
« Reply #19 on: December 02, 2010, 02:28:14 PM »
Cool.  So are we starting with the same rules as last time?
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Totally true.  Historians believe that most past civilizations would have endured for centuries longer if they had successfully determined Batman's alignment.
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Why are so many posts on the board the equivalent of " Dear Dr. Crotch, I keep punching myself in the crotch, and my groin hurts... what should I do? How can I make my groin stop hurting?"
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I suggest carving "Don't be a dick" into him with a knife.  A dull, rusty knife.  A dull, rusty, bent, flaming knife.
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Fluffy: It's over Steve! I've got the high ground!
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Steve: *charges*
Fluffy: *three critical strikes*
Steve: ****
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I don't even stat out commoners. Commoner = corpse that just isn't a zombie. Yet.
Quote from: CryoSilver
When I think "Old Testament Boots of Peace" I think of a paladin curb-stomping an orc and screaming "Your death brings peace to this land!"
Quote from: Orville_Oaksong
Buy a small country. Or Pelor. Both are good investments.
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