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DivineWarrior

Epic Character Builds - Divine Warrior


The Divine Warrior is a bastion of defense and an unresistable attacker. Created by uber-moderator Christian "Torias" Gillott, this character has been built to pound undead to dust. Her full plate heavy armour and tower shield make her suitably difficult to hit. On the other side of the equation, her longsword specialisation and great cleave gives her mighty offensive capabilities. In addition, her prestige levels as a Champion of Torm, and her experience as a paladin, reward her with powerful divine buffs.

Divine Warrior

Overview
Fighter: 8
Paladin: 6
Champion of Torm: 26

Race: Human
Alignment: Lawful Good

Starting Stats
Str: 14
Dex: 10
Con: 14
Int: 10
Wis: 12
Cha: 16

Final Stats
Str: 14
Dex: 10
Con: 14
Int: 10
Wis: 12
Cha: 33

Final Skills
Discipline: 43
Heal: 43
Persuade: 23
Tumble: 10

Equipment
Longsword
Full Plate Mail
Tower Shield

Saving throws are most impressive as she is blessed with a +11 bonus from Divine Grace and a +13 bonus from Champion of Torm. She also receives +4 Will, +2 Fort, +1 Ref from feats. The Divine Warrior can memorise 2 first level paladin spells per day. They should ideally both be Bless Weapon to make undead very easy to deal with.

The astute player will notice, however, that the real power of the character is in her Divine feats.

Turn Undead: She has 20 uses of Turn Undead per day. The Turn Undead power itself is actually weak for this character, but the Turn Undead charges can be used for either:
Divine Might, +11 Divine Damage for 11 rounds
Divine Shield, +11 Dodge AC for 11 rounds
Divine Damage: This type of damage is rarely resisted by enemies, so it is helpful for dealing with enemies that have large amounts of damage reduction.
Divine Shield: Divine Shield offers a huge AC boost and can be a life saver when swamped by enemies.
Smite Evil: 3 times per day the character can use Smite Evil: +11 to attack, +160 to Damage -- save this combat power up to quickly take down major boss enemies. Evil dragons, demons, and devils will know true fear when confronted by the Divine Warrior.
Divine Wrath: Once per day the character can use Divine Wrath: +9 to Attack, Damage, and Saving Throws for 11 Rounds. This, when combined with Divine Might and Divine Shield, makes the character an incredible combatant who can quickly and safely destroy an overwhelmingly large force of enemies.
Lay On Hands: Once per day, the character can use Lay On Hands to channel 11 * 32 = 352 points of Positive energy that can be used for healing (making it just as good as the Heal spell) or for attacking an undead creature that is susceptible to Positive energy.

This character is even more powerful when she has access to magical equipment. The number one focus should be on items that boost Charisma. Every increase to the Charisma bonus results in improvements to:

Divine Grace saving throw bonus
Divine Might damage bonus and duration
Divine Shield AC bonus and duration
Smite Evil attack bonus
Divine Wrath duration
Lay on Hands magnitude
Turn Undead uses per day

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Character Advancement History

Following is the path of the Divine Warrior during the first forty levels of her life.

Character LevelClassSkill IncreasesFeat SelectionAttribute Increase
1FighterDiscipline 4, Heal 4, Save 4Luck of Heros *, Strong Soul *, Weapon Focus (Longsword)
2FighterDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1Power Attack
3PaladinDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Persuade 6Iron Will *
4PaladinDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Persuade 1Charisma
5FighterDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1
6PaladinDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Persuade 2Divine Might
7FighterDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1Weapon Specialisation (Longsword)
8Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1Charisma
9PaladinDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Persuade 3Divine Shield
10Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1Cleave
11Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1
12PaladinDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Persuade 3Extra TurningCharisma
13Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1Improved Critical (Longsword)
14Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1
15Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1Extra Smiting, Great Cleave
16Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1Charisma
17Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1Blind Fight
18Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1Toughness *
19FighterDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1
20PaladinDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Persuade 8Charisma
21Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1Great Charisma I, Epic Weapon Focus (Longsword)
22FighterDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Tumble 1 (cc)Epic Weapon Specialisation (Longsword)
23FighterDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1
24FighterDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Tumble 1 (cc)Great Charisma II, Armour SkinCharisma
25Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1
26Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Tumble 1 (cc)
27Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1Great Charisma III
28Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Tumble 1 (cc)Great Smite ICharisma
29Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1
30Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Tumble 1 (cc)Great Charisma IV
31Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1
32Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Tumble 1 (cc)Great Smite IICharisma
33Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1Great Charisma V
34Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Tumble 1 (cc)
35Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1
36Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Tumble 1 (cc)Great Charisma VI, Great Smite IIICharisma
37Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1
38Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Tumble 1 (cc)
39Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Save 1Great Charisma VII
40Champion of TormDiscipline 1, Heal 1, Tumble 1 (cc)Great Smite IVCharisma
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