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Way of the Bending Reed


Some say offense is the best defense, but followers of the Bending Reed know that the best offense is to use the adversary’s strength against themselves.

Your study of secret combat techniques amongst this secluded monastic order has given you insight into the mastery of the very best defense. You wrap yourself around your opponents’ strikes, leveraging their own weight into toppling them.


Way of the Bending Reed offers a monk subclass for 5E that specializes in throws and grappling.

You only need the Player's Handbook to play this subclass, though Tasha's Cauldron of Everything provides interesting optional features for monks.


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