Player’s Handbook 3 (), by Mike Mearls with Bruce R. Cordell and Robert J. Schwalb, is the third core player’s book for D&D 4e. Player’s Handbook 3: A 4th Edition D&D Core Rulebook [Mike Mearls, Rob Heinsoo, Robert J. Schwalb] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Player’s Handbook 3 for 4E D&D adds to the game with a pile of new character options. New races, classes, the Psionic Power Source.

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There are also options which boost certain damage types, improve defences, and similar bonuses. You could also use these 4w combat just for the Movement technique. The PHB3 features a few new races: Superior implements are special implements that have additional special abilities. A Feat can be taken to regain some lost class features, and you can Paragon Multiclass for even more.

Home Podcasts Suggest a podcast topic! If you don’t have the PHB3 you don’t have the foundations you need to build a monk, it’d be like buying a brand new body for your car, only to realise you don’t even have a car. Many of the new weapon, armour and implement options specifically tie in with the new system of Psionic augmentations, by giving augmentable Powers.

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Like the OP, if there are any errata out there, I’d be grateful if someone could point me dd the right direction Friday, 5th January, 4d, Class Based Pilot, Wizard, Scientist, etc. They can shift into different nature aspects, and can acquire more through feats. Other than that, and the class- and race-specific feats for new classes and races in the book, a lot of the feats are designed either to enhance interesting tactics, like bull rushing, or to encourage teamwork.


The Seeker is odd: They tank, but not as well as a Warden. They have the latest incarnation of Flurry of Blows, which allows them to deal additional damage to the target or nearby creatures when they attack. It v&d presents a new divine class the runepriest and a new primal class the seeker. Both their ability scores and powers lend themselves to spellcasting, particularly Controlling: 4s Shardminds are designed to be Controllers, this makes the Paragon Path pretty restrictive: Just as the Ardent shines in a party of ranged attackers and spellcasters, the Runepriest is a Leader for a party of front-line melee combatants.

No, the base class for the Monk is in PHB3 and without that book, you won’t be able to make a Monk character. Whilst the stats and abilities of Githzerai could allow many class choices, they and their racial feats are really geared towards being Strikers. However, the Initiate feats are still unavoidable pre-requisites for the related paragon paths which list “Monk or Sorcerer” as the required class. Take of it what you will. Even the pb3 control the offer is just not great. There are a lot of arbitrary halos in this book.

This means, to get much out of them you have to waste lots of Feat slots on Rune Feats, which is a bit limiting. Player’s Handbook 3 includes 4 classes tied to the psionic power source: The Psion has a reduced range of options, but can choose to augment those options best suited to the situation. The only question is why on earth you can only slap someone in the face once every encounter….


Errors Pb3 following errors occurred with your submission. Pbb3 conventional Controller, like a Wizard, has a large phhb3 of Powers which often do quite different things.

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D&D 4E Player’s Handbook 3: In-Depth Review

As far as roleplaying goes, the 4E Monk has tried to hark back a bit to the western Monk a la Friar Tuckrather than simply being Oriental martial-arts experts. As luck would have it, one of the players has rolled up a monk hybrid so it looks as if this will get used.

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Obviously, he is looking at the “Initiate of the X Wind” feats, specifically, the East Wind adds 1d6 lightning damage to unarmed attacks. Wizards of the Coast. Purchase from Amazon here: The racial Paragon Path mirrors these advantages and disadvantages. The Powers have a good mix of single- and multi-target effects, with a very good selection of 44e control Powers. The Psion is currently considered the most powerful Controller.

All of the expansion books really need the base book for their listed classes or you won’t be able to play one properly.