Fighters who train as shield slingers use defense as their best offense. As they hone their shield toss technique, they learn how to ricochet attacks off multiple foes and make charging attacks. Shield slingers also improve their defensive techniques, gaining more benefit to their armor class than other fighters, and even reflecting magical attacks.
Tag: Shield Master
Movement Effect Size Caps
Should effects which manipulate the movement of a target be limited by size? We examine the narrative issues and give you a simple rule that fixes them by employing size caps.
Thrown Weapon Master
Today we're building a feat to alleviate action economy woes with thrown weapons and give them a nice damage boost to bring it in line with other weapon loadouts.
Shield Master Unleashed
Can we rewrite the Shield Master feat to fix its fiddly action economy?
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Dungeons & Dragon’s May 2018 Unearthed Arcana updated the Minotaur race. With three years since the original release, the improvements in the race design can tell us a lot about what lessons the Wizards of the Coast D&D team learned in that time.