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Jdavet90
06-25-2011, 05:52 PM
I haven't messed around with the char gen much so far. Nor do I have much experience in the game so far either (I re-roll WAAAYYY too much), but I decided I wanted to try a bard who could also somewhat hold his own. This is what I came up with. I'm sure it could be better if I multiclassed it but I prefer pure characters. Any (constructive) criticism is wanted and appreciated.


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Level 20 True Neutral Human Male
(20 Bard)
Hit Points: 242
Spell Points: 670
BAB: 15\15\20\25\25
Fortitude: 8
Reflex: 11
Will: 17

Starting Ending Feat/Enhancement
Abilities Base Stats Base Stats Modified Stats
(32 Point) (Level 1) (Level 20) (Level 20)
Strength 16 21 22
Dexterity 8 8 8
Constitution 14 14 14
Intelligence 8 8 8
Wisdom 8 8 8
Charisma 18 18 20

Starting Ending Feat/Enhancement
Base Skills Base Skills Modified Skills
Skills (Level 1) (Level 20) (Level 20)
Balance 3 16 16
Bluff 4 5 5
Concentration 2 2 2
Diplomacy 5 28 28
Disable Device n/a n/a n/a
Haggle 8 28 28
Heal -1 -1 -1
Hide -1 -1 -1
Intimidate 4 5 9
Jump 6 11 11
Listen -1 -1 -1
Move Silently -1 -1 -1
Open Lock n/a n/a n/a
Perform 8 28 28
Repair -1 -1 -1
Search -1 -1 -1
Spot 0 10 10
Swim 3 6 6
Tumble 1 1 1
Use Magic Device 8 28 28

Level 1 (Bard)
Skill: Balance (+4)
Skill: Diplomacy (+1)
Skill: Haggle (+4)
Skill: Jump (+3)
Skill: Perform (+4)
Skill: Spot (+1)
Skill: Tumble (+2)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+4)
Feat: (Selected) Power Attack
Feat: (Human Bonus) Toughness


Level 2 (Bard)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Jump (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)


Level 3 (Bard)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Jump (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)
Feat: (Selected) Weapon Focus: Slashing Weapons


Level 4 (Bard)
Ability Raise: STR
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Diplomacy (+1)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)


Level 5 (Bard)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+1)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)


Level 6 (Bard)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+1)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)
Feat: (Selected) Extend Spell


Level 7 (Bard)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Diplomacy (+1)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)


Level 8 (Bard)
Ability Raise: STR
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Diplomacy (+1)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)


Level 9 (Bard)
Skill: Diplomacy (+2)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)
Feat: (Selected) Empower Healing Spell


Level 10 (Bard)
Skill: Diplomacy (+2)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)


Level 11 (Bard)
Skill: Diplomacy (+2)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)


Level 12 (Bard)
Ability Raise: STR
Skill: Diplomacy (+2)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)
Feat: (Selected) Force of Personality


Level 13 (Bard)
Skill: Diplomacy (+2)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)


Level 14 (Bard)
Skill: Diplomacy (+2)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)


Level 15 (Bard)
Skill: Diplomacy (+2)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)
Feat: (Selected) Improved Critical: Slashing Weapons


Level 16 (Bard)
Ability Raise: STR
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Diplomacy (+1)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)


Level 17 (Bard)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Diplomacy (+1)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)


Level 18 (Bard)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Diplomacy (+1)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)
Feat: (Selected) Spell Focus: Enchantment


Level 19 (Bard)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Diplomacy (+1)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Spot (+0.5)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)


Level 20 (Bard)
Ability Raise: STR
Skill: Balance (+2)
Skill: Diplomacy (+1)
Skill: Haggle (+1)
Skill: Perform (+1)
Skill: Use Magic Device (+1)
Enhancement: Bard Extra Song I
Enhancement: Bard Extra Song II
Enhancement: Bard Extra Song III
Enhancement: Bard Extra Song IV
Enhancement: Bard Inspired Attack I
Enhancement: Bard Inspired Attack II
Enhancement: Bard Inspired Attack III
Enhancement: Bard Inspired Bravery I
Enhancement: Bard Inspired Bravery II
Enhancement: Bard Inspired Bravery III
Enhancement: Bard Inspired Damage I
Enhancement: Bard Inspired Damage II
Enhancement: Bard Inspired Damage III
Enhancement: Bard Lingering Song I
Enhancement: Bard Lingering Song II
Enhancement: Bard Lingering Song III
Enhancement: Bard Lingering Song IV
Enhancement: Bard Warchanter I
Enhancement: Bard Warchanter II
Enhancement: Greataxe Training
Enhancement: Bard Musical Prodigy
Enhancement: Human Adaptability Strength I
Enhancement: Human Improved Recovery I
Enhancement: Human Improved Recovery II
Enhancement: Human Improved Recovery III
Enhancement: Human Versatility I
Enhancement: Human Versatility II
Enhancement: Human Versatility III
Enhancement: Human Versatility IV
Enhancement: Racial Toughness I
Enhancement: Racial Toughness II

BoBoDaClown
06-25-2011, 07:19 PM
Bit split in your directions. Your Bard won't be able to CC without investing in more feats, plus bard CC is a little lacklustre. While the feats/build points you do put into CC detract from your melee.

Maybe this would work better for you?

Str: 18 - level ups
Con: 16
Cha: 14

FOP isn't very useful.

Feats:
Power Attack
Weapon Focus
Toughness
Extend
Improve Critical
Empower Healing (personally I would go with maximise)

Quicken could be very useful
One spare