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Forged in Battle

Master the New Sublime Way


Inspired by the works of the Tome of Battle: Book of Nine Swords, Forged in Battle explores nine new martial disciplines from their inception to their current incarnations. Over 75 combat maneuvers utilize the Superiority die mechanic introduced from the Battle Master Fighter, along with new class options, including the new Bladesage class, backgrounds, and alternative rules for Honor and Dueling. Find your path to enlightenment and become a Sublime warrior! 


Warriors of the Sword

Forged in Battle features seven new subclass options that utilize Superiority die and martial disciplines.

  • Path of the Ravager - A barbarian path that hones their rage and martial prowess to perform death-defying stunts. 
  • Stalwart - A revised Battle Master Fighter archetype that presents additional utility and enhanced abilities. Become a standout. 
  • Way of the Artist - A monk tradition that admires and appreciates the inner beauty of combat maneuvers as an art form. 
  • Oath of the Crusade - A paladin oath that is passed down the generations as a tradition against adversity and pursuing one's cause. 
  • Wildheart - A ranger archetype that blends nature's ferocity with martial traditions. 
  • Shadow Blade - A rogue archetype that utilizes the element of surprise to perform crippling maneuvers. 
  • The Ancestral Spirit - A mighty warrior spirit becomes the warlock's patron and uses them as a vessel until they meld to become a single entity.

The Bladesage class makes its debut! A bladesage is a warrior who studies the Nine Disciplines to ascertain a facet of universal truth and become enlightened. The bladesage features two subclass options: the Path of the Sublime and the Path of Nobile Truth. A bladesage that embarks on the path of the sublime understands that the Nine Disciplines each possess a unique perspective of truth, and to unlock their mysteries, one must seek to understand them all. A bladesage that follows the path of the noble truth follows the path of only one discipline, seeing the world through the lens of one school's philosophy. 

Also, this supplement features two new backgrounds: the Disciple and the Exile. The Disciple is a truthseeker and travels the world in the pursuit of knowledge and ancient wisdom. The Exile has left the sanctuary of their peers and masters, destined to seek a place to belong. 

Ways of the Sword

Forged in Battle features 75 combat maneuvers from nine martial disciplines with new origins, philosophies, and mechanics. Which discipline speaks to your warrior's soul?

  • Charnel Miasma - A discipline that embodies decay, poisons, and the inevitable ruin of all things.
  • Emerald Hammer - A discipline that harnesses the destructive fury of lightning. 
  • Frost Veil - A discipline that channels ice to form illusions and glamours. 
  • Lion's Roar - A discipline that expresses leadership and provides combat tactics. 
  • Mirror's Edge - An enigmatic discipline that utilizes a foe's attack back against them. 
  • Onyx Arrow - A discipline that focuses on ranged combat to perform the ideal kill shot. 
  • Serpent Flash - A discipline that uses elemental fire and grants mobility on the battlefield. 
  • Swan Song - A discipline that harnesses the opportunity from a foe's death. 
  • Tempest Steel - A discipline that wields the wind and traverses into soaring heights.  

Heart of the Sword

Forged in Battle presents alternative rules for an Honor ability score that defines their devotion to the tenants of their personal Code of Honor. Adversity and strife may cause a character to test the mettle of their Honor. A warrior may ante their Honor in a duel to reach an understanding, sometimes resulting in a change in status with their peers. 

 
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January 12th, 2020
From initial looks I like a lot of what it dose for martial combat and bringing the sublime way into 5e. The player options are on the stronger side of power curve but dont seem unreasonably so for players that want a little more management with their [...]
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