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    Default A holy inquisitor that just feels right

    Hello friends, Strimtom here again with another fun build. This character is an inquisitive and focused on being supportive with spells while being offensive with crossbow damage. If you want a detailed explanation, head here for the video that goes into great detail.

    Inquisitive Favoured Soul
    18/2 Favored Soul/Artificer
    True Neutral Human


    Level Order

    1. Artificer . . . 6. Favored Soul. .11. Favored Soul. .16. Favored Soul
    2. Favored Soul . .7. Favored Soul . 12. Favored Soul . 17. Favored Soul
    3. Favored Soul . .8. Artificer . . .13. Favored Soul. .18. Favored Soul
    4. Favored Soul . .9. Favored Soul . 14. Favored Soul . 19. Favored Soul
    5. Favored Soul . 10. Favored Soul . 15. Favored Soul . 20. Favored Soul



    Stats
    . . . . . . . .28pt . . 32pt. . .34pt . . 36pt. . .Tome. . .Level Up
    . . . . . . . .---- . . ----. . .---- . . ----. . .---- . . --------
    Strength. . . . .8. . . . 8 . . . .8. . . . 8 . . . +7 . . . 4: WIS
    Dexterity . . . 14. . . .14 . . . 14. . . .14 . . . +7 . . . 8: WIS
    Constitution. . 14. . . .12 . . . 10. . . .12 . . . +7 . . .12: WIS
    Intelligence. . 14. . . .14 . . . 16. . . .16 . . . +7 . . .16: WIS
    Wisdom. . . . . 16. . . .18 . . . 18. . . .18 . . . +7 . . .20: WIS
    Charisma. . . . .8. . . . 8 . . . .8. . . . 8 . . . +7 . . .24: WIS
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28: WIS


    Skills
    . . . . . A .F .F .F .F .F .F .A. F. F. F. F. F. F. F. F. F. F. F. F
    . . . . . 1 .2 .3 .4 .5 .6 .7 .8. 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
    . . . . .------------------------------------------------------------
    Disable . 4 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 23
    Search. . 4 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 23
    Spot. . . 4 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 23
    Heal. . . 2 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1 .1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 21
    Open Lo . 4 . . . . . . . . . .5. ½. ½. ½. ½. ½. ½. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 18
    . . . . .------------------------------------------------------------
    . . . . .20 .7 .7 .7 .7 .7 .7 10 .8 .8 .8 .8 .8 .8 .9 .9 .9 .9 .9 .9
    Max . . .32 .7 .7 .7 .7 .7 .8 10 .8 .8 .8 .8 .8 .8 .9 .9 .9 .9 .9 .9



    Feats

    .1. . . . : Point Blank Shot
    .1 Human. : Rapid Shot
    .3. . . . : Completionist OR Weapon Focus: Ranged
    .6. . . . : Precise Shot
    .9. . . . : Precision
    12. . . . : Improved Critical: Ranged
    15. . . . : Quicken Spell
    18. . . . : Improved Precise Shot
    21 Epic . : Combat Archery
    24 Epic . : Overwhelming Critical
    26 Destiny: Pierce Damage Reduction: Adamantine
    27 Epic . : Epic Damage Reduction
    28 Destiny: Doubleshot
    29 Destiny: Deific Warding
    30 Epic . : Epic Fortitude
    30 Legend : Scion of: Arborea

    .3 FavSoul: Knowledge of Battle
    .9 FavSoul: Stout of Heart

    .6 FavSoul: Energy Absorption: Acid
    12 FavSoul: Energy Absorption: Electricity
    17 FavSoul: Energy Absorption: Cold

    .2 Deity. : Follower of: Sovereign Host
    .7 Deity. : Unyielding Sovereignty


    Spells

    Favored Soul
    1. Cure Light Wounds (2), Divine Favor (2), Nightshield (3), Command (4)
    2. Soundburst (5), Cure Moderate Wounds (6), Lesser Restoration (9), Resist Energy (11)
    3. Cure Serious Wounds (7), Magic Circle Against Evil (9), Prayer (11), Remove Curse (13)
    4. Cure Critical Wounds (10), Death Ward (11), Divine Power (13), Freedom of Movement (15)
    5. True Seeing (12), Raise Dead (13), Greater Command (15), Break Enchantment (17)
    6. Heal (14), Harm (15), Undeath to Death (17)
    7. Resurrection (16), Greater Restoration (17), Destruction (19)
    8. Mass Death Ward (18), Mass Cure Critical Wounds (19)
    9. Implosion (20)

    Artificer
    1. Conjure Bolts (1), Enchant Armor (1), Enchant Weapons (8)


    Enhancements (82+10 of 80+10 AP) Errors

    Inquisitive (42 AP)
    • Inquisitive, Hit the Streets, Mind Like Iron, True Seeing, Undaunted, Master Inquisitive
      1. Dual Shooter, Eye for Accuracy III, Law on your Side
      2. Crossbow Adept, Observation, Improved Law
      3. Crossbow Adept, Ask Questions First, Improved Observation, Wisdom
      4. Crossbow Adept, Shoot Later, Divine Inquisition, Greater Law, Wisdom
      5. No Holds Barred, Improved Uncanny Dodge, Optimistic, Diplomatic Immunity

    War Soul (32 AP)
    • Smite Foe: Ranged, Resilience of Battle, Sanctuary, Blur, Haste
      1. Toughness III, Righteous Weapons
      2. Smite Weakness, Wall of Steel III, Righteous Weapons
      3. Magic Backlash II, Righteous Weapons, Wisdom
      4. Ameliorating Strike, Righteous Weapons, Holy Striker: Doubleshot III, Wisdom

    Human (17 AP)
    • Attack Boost, Wisdom
      1. Skill Focus: Awareness III, Action Surge: Wisdom III, Improved Recovery
      2. (none)
      3. Improved Recovery, Heroism
      4. Greater Heroism

    Beacon of Hope (1 AP)
    • Pleasant Disposition


    Epic Destiny


    Twists in order of importance:
    • Martial Hymn
    • Rejuvenation cocoon
    • Extra Action Boost
    • First Harmonic Chord
    • A Dance of Flowers
    Last edited by Strimtom; 09-01-2019 at 08:48 AM.
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    Heyas Strimtom, looks super fun, but I had a few questions about it.

    Why did you go WIS instead of CHR?

    Is it for the Will Saves?

    CHR would help UMD and Draconic DC for some easy AoE?

    I am not super adept with the new ED's.

    I think WIS would let you take Mass Frog?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bacab View Post
    Heyas Strimtom, looks super fun, but I had a few questions about it.

    Why did you go WIS instead of CHR?

    Is it for the Will Saves?

    CHR would help UMD and Draconic DC for some easy AoE?

    I am not super adept with the new ED's.

    I think WIS would let you take Mass Frog?
    ya would give you a better burst much better i think


    fvs get wis to hit as long as more then half your levels are fvs starting at level 2


    mass frog should be viable in theory, but havnt done the breakdown of it
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    the lvl 18 war soul core +1 Competence Bonus to Critical Threat Range does not stack with inq lvl 12 core +1 Competence Bonus to Critical Threat Range right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by concavenator View Post
    the lvl 18 war soul core +1 Competence Bonus to Critical Threat Range does not stack with inq lvl 12 core +1 Competence Bonus to Critical Threat Range right?
    Since both are competence bonuses...they won't stack.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Loromir View Post
    Since both are competence bonuses...they won't stack.
    so if take a lvl of barb on this build i only miss out of Implosion and not much else right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by concavenator View Post
    so if take a lvl of barb on this build i only miss out of Implosion and not much else right?
    Or go CHA instead of wisdom, grab 3 lvls of pally and spend 13 pts in SD for a 20% to HPs, better AC and saves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strimtom View Post
    Twists in order of importance:
    • Martial Hymn
    • Rejuvenation cocoon
    • Extra Action Boost
    • First Harmonic Chord
    • A Dance of Flowers
    no pin?
    no otto's whistler?
    no sense weakness? this one is worth it just from having nerve venom

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lonnbeimnech View Post
    no pin?
    no otto's whistler?
    no sense weakness? this one is worth it just from having nerve venom
    Pin is in his active ED.
    It does not appear they could afford Whistler.
    Sense Weakness should be considered.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jskinner937 View Post
    Or go CHA instead of wisdom, grab 3 lvls of pally and spend 13 pts in SD for a 20% to HPs, better AC and saves.
    Inquisitive DPS + 150% threat stance = bad time.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lonnbeimnech View Post
    no pin?
    no otto's whistler?
    no sense weakness? this one is worth it just from having nerve venom
    Yeah I don't remotely understand why the good stuff from Shiradi is missing and I have to pretend I didn't see Cocoon as the #2 most needed twist on a toon with 18 favored soul levels.

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    Drop cocoon, for obvious reasons. We will all assume it was a copy paste error and move on.

    On a build that has high ROF, might make more sense to pick a proc based or ethereal scion? I’d like to hear what the experts have to say.

    Finally, what is the goal of the build? It probably levels easily p, provided you have gear, due to massive self heals and being carried by INQ. But is it a good healer for end game, or too squishy. Isn’t it beaten by things like sorc for leveling? What is the point.

    I watched a bit of the video and I agree that the amount of damage ranged is putting nowadays is problematic. It’s not just inq, sorcs are silly broken for low skulls right now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Emerge2012 View Post
    Inquisitive DPS + 150% threat stance = bad time.


    Yeah I don't remotely understand why the good stuff from Shiradi is missing and I have to pretend I didn't see Cocoon as the #2 most needed twist on a toon with 18 favored soul levels.
    Sacred Defender threat gen stance is 50%. And it only applies to melee. Trust me it’s a hidden gem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jskinner937 View Post
    Sacred Defender threat gen stance is 50%. And it only applies to melee. Trust me it’s a hidden gem.
    It's 150% and it applies to all.

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