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Mahalko128
12-21-2013, 03:06 PM
Alright, so I've been thinking awhile, and this is the build that I've been contemplating E/TRing into. It's focus is on the Kensei line and Bastard Swords, even though I know khopesh would be a better fit, I have a great line up of Bastard Swords so would like to use them at least one more life. I'm certain *alot* could be changed here, since I'm treading on rather unfamiliar territory. The tomes used are ones I currently have, not neccesarily required ones.

As well, this is meant to be able to tank, so if this isn't a tank viable build, please let me know! Any help would be greatly appreciated!



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Mahalkos
Level 28 Lawful Neutral Human Male
(14 Fighter \ 6 Monk \ 8 Epic)
Hit Points: 528
Spell Points: 0
BAB: 18\18\23\28\28
Fortitude: 19
Reflex: 16
Will: 9

Starting Feat/Enhancement
Abilities Base Stats Modified Stats
(34 Point) (Level 1) (Level 28)
Strength 17 29
Dexterity 15 18
Constitution 16 21
Intelligence 11 13
Wisdom 8 11
Charisma 8 10

Tomes Used
+1 Tome of Strength used at level 3
+1 Tome of Dexterity used at level 3
+1 Tome of Constitution used at level 3
+1 Tome of Intelligence used at level 3
+1 Tome of Wisdom used at level 3
+1 Tome of Charisma used at level 3
+2 Tome of Strength used at level 7
+2 Tome of Dexterity used at level 7
+2 Tome of Constitution used at level 7
+2 Tome of Intelligence used at level 7
+2 Tome of Wisdom used at level 7
+2 Tome of Charisma used at level 7
+3 Tome of Strength used at level 11
+3 Tome of Dexterity used at level 11
+3 Tome of Constitution used at level 11
+3 Tome of Wisdom used at level 11
+4 Tome of Constitution used at level 15
+5 Tome of Constitution used at level 19

Starting Feat/Enhancement
Base Skills Modified Skills
Skills (Level 1) (Level 28)
Balance 6 37
Bluff -1 8
Concentration 7 42
Diplomacy -1 8
Disable Device n/a n/a
Haggle -1 8
Heal 1 13
Hide 2 12
Intimidate -1 13
Jump 7 25
Listen -1 8
Move Silently 2 12
Open Lock n/a n/a
Perform n/a n/a
Repair 0 9
Search 0 9
Spellcraft 0 9
Spot -1 8
Swim 7 25
Tumble n/a 25
Use Magic Device n/a n/a

Level 1 (Monk)
Skill: Balance (+4)
Skill: Concentration (+4)
Skill: Heal (+2)
Skill: Jump (+4)
Skill: Swim (+4)
Feat: (Human Bonus) Dodge
Feat: (Past Life) Past Life: Fighter
Feat: (Selected) Toughness
Feat: (Monk Bonus) Two Weapon Fighting
Enhancement: Ninja Spy (Mnk) - Ninja Training (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Ninja Spy (Mnk) - Acrobatic (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Ninja Spy (Mnk) - Acrobatic (Rank 2)


Level 2 (Monk)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Skill: Heal (+0.5)
Skill: Jump (+1)
Skill: Swim (+1)
Feat: (Monk Bonus) Mobility
Enhancement: Ninja Spy (Mnk) - Sneak Attack Training (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Ninja Spy (Mnk) - Fists of Iron (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Ninja Spy (Mnk) - Agility (Rank 1)


Level 3 (Fighter)
Skill: Balance (+0.5)
Skill: Concentration (+0.5)
Skill: Heal (+0.5)
Feat: (Selected) Cleave
Feat: (Fighter Bonus) Power Attack
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Kensei Focus: Heavy Blades (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Haste Boost (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Haste Boost (Rank 2)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Haste Boost (Rank 3)


Level 4 (Monk)
Ability Raise: STR
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Skill: Heal (+0.5)
Skill: Swim (+1)
Skill: Tumble (+2)
Feat: (Monk Path) Path of Harmonious Balance: Fists of Light
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Extra Action Boost (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Extra Action Boost (Rank 2)


Level 5 (Monk)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Skill: Heal (+0.5)
Skill: Tumble (+3)
Enhancement: Ninja Spy (Mnk) - Agility (Rank 2)
Enhancement: Shintao (Mnk) - Bastion of Purity (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Extra Action Boost (Rank 3)


Level 6 (Monk)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Skill: Heal (+0.5)
Skill: Tumble (+3)
Feat: (Selected) Past Life: Student of the Sword
Enhancement: Shintao (Mnk) - Deft Strikes (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Shintao (Mnk) - Deft Strikes (Rank 2)


Level 7 (Monk)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Skill: Heal (+0.5)
Skill: Swim (+1)
Skill: Tumble (+2)
Feat: (Monk Bonus) Combat Expertise
Enhancement: Ninja Spy (Mnk) - Ninja Training (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Ninja Spy (Mnk) - Shadow Veil (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Shintao (Mnk) - Deft Strikes (Rank 3)


Level 8 (Fighter)
Ability Raise: STR
Skill: Balance (+0.5)
Skill: Concentration (+1.5)
Feat: (Fighter Bonus) Improved Two Weapon Fighting
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Kensei Weapon Specialization: Heavy Blades (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Improved Dodge (Rank 1)


Level 9 (Fighter)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Feat: (Selected) Spring Attack
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Improved Dodge (Rank 2)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Improved Dodge (Rank 3)


Level 10 (Fighter)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Feat: (Fighter Bonus) Whirlwind Attack
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Spiritual Bond (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Weapon Meditation (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Shattering Strike (Rank 1)


Level 11 (Fighter)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Improved Mobility (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Improved Mobility (Rank 2)


Level 12 (Fighter)
Ability Raise: STR
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Feat: (Fighter Bonus) Weapon Focus: Slashing Weapons
Feat: (Selected) Weapon Specialization: Slashing Weapons
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Kensei Weapon Specialization: Heavy Blades (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Improved Mobility (Rank 3)


Level 13 (Fighter)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Strike With No Thought (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Kensei Weapon Specialization: Heavy Blades (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Deadly Strike (Rank 1)


Level 14 (Fighter)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Feat: (Fighter Bonus) Improved Critical: Slashing Weapons
Enhancement: Human - Human Versatility: Damage Boost (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Human - Focused (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Human - Improved Recovery (Rank 1)


Level 15 (Fighter)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Feat: (Selected) Greater Weapon Focus: Slashing Weapons
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Exotic Weapon Mastery (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Kensei Weapon Specialization: Heavy Blades (Rank 1)


Level 16 (Fighter)
Ability Raise: STR
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Feat: (Fighter Bonus) Exotic Weapon Proficiency: Bastard Sword
Enhancement: Human - Focused (Rank 2)
Enhancement: Human - Focused (Rank 3)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Keen Edge (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - One With The Blade (Rank 1)


Level 17 (Fighter)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Enhancement: Human - Human Adaptability: Strength (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Human - Action Surge: Strength (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Human - Action Surge: Strength (Rank 2)


Level 18 (Fighter)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Feat: (Fighter Bonus) Greater Two Weapon Fighting
Feat: (Selected) Master of Forms
Enhancement: Human - Action Surge: Strength (Rank 3)
Enhancement: Human - Improved Recovery (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Power Surge (Rank 1)


Level 19 (Fighter)
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Enhancement: Human - Ambidexterity (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Human - Improved Recovery (Rank 1)


Level 20 (Fighter)
Ability Raise: STR
Skill: Balance (+1)
Skill: Concentration (+1)
Feat: (Fighter Bonus) Improved Sunder
Enhancement: Human - Athletic (Rank 1)
Enhancement: Ninja Spy (Mnk) - Agility (Rank 3)
Enhancement: Kensei (Ftr) - Strength (Rank 1)


Level 21 (Epic)
Feat: (Selected) Epic: Epic Toughness


Level 22 (Epic)


Level 23 (Epic)


Level 24 (Epic)
Ability Raise: STR
Feat: (Selected) Grandmaster of Forms


Level 25 (Epic)


Level 26 (Epic)
Feat: (Epic Destiny) Epic Destiny: Perfect Two Weapon Fighting


Level 27 (Epic)
Feat: (Selected) Epic: Bulwark of Defense


Level 28 (Epic)
Ability Raise: STR
Feat: (Epic Destiny) Epic Destiny: Elusive Target

Mahalko128
12-25-2013, 05:35 PM
Bump!

Would anyone be willing to give this build a look at and give me their two cents about it?

multipro
12-28-2013, 05:56 PM
Not bad at all sounds viable to me only problems i saw pretty quickly were,

when you are in combat expertise mode u cant have power attack on and vice versa


Also how did you manage to get four feats at lvl 1

Inoukchuk
12-29-2013, 10:44 AM
Not bad at all sounds viable to me only problems i saw pretty quickly were,

when you are in combat expertise mode u cant have power attack on and vice versa


Also how did you manage to get four feats at lvl 1

1 past life (auto-granted), 1 monk bonus, 1 human bonus, 1 standard (level 1).

Not sure what to say about the build... If intending to tank (or even if not) I would like to drop 2 fighter levels for paladin for the saves bonus and probably look to add more PRR (like iron skin, etc). Whirlwind is of questionable value at best (along with spring attack), ambidexterity is awful, spend the AP elsewhere. Overall it's not a bad build, but would probably be better as THF with paladin for saves (i.e. Cetus build)

elg582
12-29-2013, 11:36 AM
OK, having built out 4 different versions of this (different weapons, mainly, but you get the idea) build, here is what I have found:

12 fighter/6 monk/2 Paladin - Mine is a BF, so he gets self-healing, and is a THF build, but other than that, pretty similar. I twist Turn Undead to power Divine Might, which run at the same time as Power Surge, Haste Boost, and Power of the forge for some truly incredible burst DPS.

9 monk/8 fighter/3 ranger - Improved Evasion goes a long way if your saves aren't so hot, and 3 ranger is just enough to give you another 10% off-hand proc. This is my hammer and pick dwarf, although by the time you max LD, dual Mornhs are about as good as it gets.

8 fighter/6 monk/6 ranger - Centered Kensei with burst ranged option; 10k Stars is optional, mostly because if you get them, it's hard to justify switching back to melee, at which point, you don't need the fighter levels... so I took B. Sword and Khopesh, since they're covered by the same Kensei specialty, and it gives me more options.

12 monk/8 fighter - 12 monk is where most of the monk goodies really start to shine: 4th tier of Fast Movement, 3rd tier of Slow Fall (prevents damage from any height in the game), Abundant Step, free Master of Forms, etc. This is more for flavor, granted, or for the monk life, but it sure is fun. This is another dwarf, but with axes.

They all work well; self-healing can be an issue, but not everyone is supposed to be a one man army, right? :)