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GUN Mage A Sorcerous Origin

GUN Mage A Sorcerous Origin

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Changes: 1.5

Adjusted Full Chromatic Burst additional damage increase spell point cost. Also limited the number of points it could be boosted to a number of times equal to your Charisma modifier.

Fixed a few typos.

Adjusted some language to better reflect the verbiage in the PHB.



The G.U.N Mage is a sorcerous origin, an archetype for the 5th edition sorcerer class.

While many sorcerers find themselves able to naturally tap into the well of magic inside of them, some are not so lucky. Their search for a way to tap into this power has lead them into using artificially enhanced arcane foci that pull that latent power within their reach. These special foci are known as Genetic Unconventional Neo-focus, or G.U.N for short.

While they have full access to their meta-magic, G.U.N. Mages often find themselves feeding their power into their G.U.N.'s more often than not. The tools have a way of altering and enhancing the power. Allowing a G.U.N. Mage to use the power in unconventional ways.

This archetype focuses on the converting of spells slots into a malleable burst of power. This build was inspired by a reflavored sorcerer that I have ran in many games. Special thanks to all the play testers.


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Damien H June 06, 2021 5:52 pm UTC
Not sure how nothing was really mentioned about this. But it talks about having a lot of different Bursts, but aside from Chromatic Burst, only two are mentioned.
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Alicia H June 06, 2021 8:34 pm UTC
Damien, thanks for sharing. Bursts include Swift Burst, Focused Burst, Chromatic Burst, Full Chromatic Burst and Repelling Burst. Though, it's worth noting, that the class has undergone 5 iterations for balancing purposes. At one point under the BURSTS section, there were like 6 options. But playtesting narrowed it down to pretty much the two everyone took and felt no more were necessary. Thanks for your feedback.
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Alicia H April 12, 2019 12:50 am UTC
Update 1.5 coming, to address some typos, verbiage and balance increasing the damage on full chromatic burst.
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