Priestesses of Eilistraee, particularly Sword Dancers, were known for their use of the Spellsong, the ability to invoke various magical effects through song and music. Please comment for input for improvement. We are starting at Level 3. Kinda throws a wrench in, but I think you're right, I can move around it with Tasha's new race rules. Momie majeure. They seek to nurture beauty, music, and song, and they work to spread joy wherever and whenever they can. I'd like to hear any suggestions for a Thematic Spells, feats, or other choices I might have missed. Blessing of the forge is also a nice early bonus to AC. Moderators: Moderator, DM. Membership This merits more research. Skill points. I chose Knight of the Order as my background because it gives proficiency with an instrument and I chose Forge Cleric to channel divinity for making swords/armor. log in or register to remove this ad . By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Relationships Eilistraee is represented by a drow female in the nude, dancing with a silver sword under the moon. Wiki Le Monde des Royaumes Oubliés (French), Organizations in the Promenade of the Dark Maiden, https://forgottenrealms.fandom.com/wiki/Sword_Dancer_of_Eilistraee?oldid=464082. But whether your stories come from roleplaying or whether you wrote them separate of anything else, this is the forum to post your stories. Eilistraee’s church observes a number of festivals. Cookies help us deliver our Services. [3], As priestesses of Eilistraee, the Sword Dancers acted according to her teachings. Board index Chosen of Eilistraee Roleplaying Board Stories; Journal of a Sword Dancer. For in character roleplaying please use the Free Form Roleplaying forum. References Edit ↑ Paul S. Kemp (February 2006). If you think you can improve this page please bring the page up to the level of other pages of its type, then remove this template. A Spellsong could replicate the effects of many other spells, heal a given creature, or grant her protection from magic. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. D&D 5e. These stories can be funny, dramatic, epic in scale, of very small scope, or really anything you can think of. This led many moondancers to the City of Splendors, with the goal of creating a shrine to their goddess within its walls. They were little known and often seen as enemies by the surface dwellers, even as the priestesses tried to establish good relationships and to live in peace with them. They put a lot of effort into promoting harmony and cooperation between the drow and other races, and as a result they usually lived near elven (or other races) settlements. They were little known and often seen as enemies by the surface dwellers, even as the priestesses tried to establish good relationships and to live in peace with them. (Which I doubt they'll do, since they seem to be trying to ignore all the lore and reduce drow to "evil elves. Those who contemplated her could feel as if they had found the answer to all that their soul ever longed for, but upon her leaving, they would experience a feeling of deep loss, or even desolation, though only for a brief time (as Sharlario Moonflower and his son, Cornaith, felt when the Dark Dancer manifested to them, warning them of the dangers of Ilythiir). So from there started my fascination with the drow and Eilistraee in particualar. She is greatly angered by the evil of most drow but glad that some worked their way free of the Spider Queen's web. [1], The Sword Dancers could sing and dance to channel the power of Eilistraee and had the ability to sing their magic even amidst the chaos of the battle, while dodging and dancing around or while wounded. [3], They could form a particular bond with their sword, which allowed them to infuse the weapon with Eilistraee's magic. That's most of what I have planned out so far, and that gets me to Level 6 with all the basic stuff I need to be a sword dancer and a pretty cool/powerful Combo in Shadowblade+searing smite. They encourage drow to return to the surface and renounce their evil ways. 2 + Int. The sword dancers are gifted artists, dancers, and acrobats, and--like every priestess of Eilistraee--they are skilled in the arts of singing and playing the harp, flute, and horn. The Sword Dancers are a special order of drow priestesses that worship Eilistraee, Goddess of the Moon. You could achieve that possibly by playing a Cleric with the War domain. Enemies There again lore can change at a drop of ink. Yes that bother me a little along with them being Sword Dancers. https://www.dmsguild.com/product/176361/The-Dark-Maiden-beckons-On-the-drow-goddess-Eilistraee-and-her-Faith. Top. They are excellent dancers and have the ability to use the sword in a unique fashion: through an agile, acrobatic and almost artistic swordplay, they can fight in such a graceful way to resemble a dance. Re: Eilistraee LIVES! Sword Dancers of Eilistraee. [1], The Sword Dancers were skilled sword wielders, known to use their art while fencing. Except Drizzt, because he has godlike awesomeness."). The Sword Dancers of Eilistraee were the speciality priests of the Dark Maiden. Build Challenge: Sword Dancer of Eilistraee. I had not realized multiclasses need minimum stats in both their new and old classes. [3], The Sword Dancers were artists, excellent dancers, fit acrobats and--like all priestesses of the Dark Maiden--skilled in the arts of singing and playing the harp, flute or horn. I'm planning to take his suggestion from the video and go with a Bladesinger with a dip in Cleric. Jump to: navigation, search. A sword dancer in combat. I'd never heard of her until yesterday, but now she's one of my favorites. aid other tabletop gamers in creating memorable characters, Press J to jump to the feed. As far as feats go, I was thinking Elven Accuracy Would be good. Build Challenge: Sword Dancer of Eilistraee. Allegiances The Sword Dancers shared the same allegiances and enemies of the church of Eilistraee. General Tabletop Discussion *Pathfinder & Starfinder. Unfortunately there is no way to emulate the Sword Song power (+2 to attack and damage while the sword sings) because that isn't how bardic inspiration works in 5th edition. Mind Effecting Spells and your weapons do 2d6+5 cold damage. I'm here to pay my respects to Lady Silverhair. They had the duty to lead and be on the frontline in missions to find, encourage, assist and protect any drow looking to return to the surface (or that could be made to return) and join a different life, far from Lolth. Why are you trying to reinvent the wheel? So I looked over the DMs guild and found the following two releases. Clerics They also had to be quick and agile, proficient in the arts of dance, song and acrobatics and skilled diplomats. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Alignment Lanzlo Posts: 127 Joined: Thu Feb 25, 2016 12:35 am. Sword Dancer (3.5e Class) From D&D Wiki. Here's my roadmap so far. Members I watched MrRhexx's recent video on Eilistraee and it made me really want to build a Sword Dancer. It makes bright light extra sucky because its not only imposing disadvantage, its also costing my advantage, and elven accuracy. This page was marked as abandoned on 20:25, 12 September 2019 (MDT) because: Issue(s) unaddressed for over a year. You also need 13 wisdom to multiclass out of cleric. If there is anything you wish to talk about with the Chosen then this is the place to do it. They were also known to nurture beauty, music and song and to work to spread joy whenever they could. *New* Sword Dancer of Eilistraee. It's where your interests connect you with your people. Followers of Vhaeraun, Ghaunadaur and Kiaransaleealso counted among the Sword Dancers' enemies. This isn't aimed for a power build, but having a strong character is always nice. Halisstra Melarn, briefly a priestess of Eilistraee and wielder of the Crescent Blade before returning to the worship of Lolth before her death. [5e][Showcase] Eilistraee Sword Dancer. Eilistraee, Church of Eilistraee This includes a couple of variations of the Sword Dancers, as well as a Bardic college and a couple of Paladin Oaths, *and* lore going all the way back to before Araushnee's betrayal. Sword Dancers usually live together in small groups … I played a human paladin who was raised by her cult to be a Darksong Knight. You're right about sword bard and order cleric. Eilistraee Cleric domain: Sword Dancer - 5e version of a prestige class from 3e, specialty priest from AD&D. Eilistraee is actually mentioned in original BG2:SoA by Solaufein after we decide to let him go, but still players were never allowed to get know the full tale. 21/02/2019, 14h36 #4. Overall, Eilistraee's appearance inspired utter awe and astonishment, as well as emotions so deep to move mortals to tears. Mathira Melarn, Sword Dancer from Ched Nasad. Brutus, Aventurier. Ah, Eilistraee... Every teenage male (and some female) gamer's fantasy goddess. The Sword Dancers were in direct opposition with the church of Lolth, due to joyless and cruel life that their tyranny forced upon the drow. [1][3], The Sword Dancers shared the same allegiances and enemies of the church of Eilistraee. Roleplaying can be a great source for stories. I'd like to hear any suggestions for a Thematic Spells, feats, or other choices I might have missed. Drow, Elves, Half-elves, Half-drow It can round out my Int to 18 and works well with Faerie fire and with shadow blade, which I plan to use as my main weapon, to gets advantage on all attacks in dark or dim light. Swords Bard also might fit a Sword Dancer (don't know Eilistraee or that video though). Community. Chaotic Good, Chaotic Neutral, Neutral Good Post by Leonides02 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:13 am You know, I'm sorry the changedance is no longer necessary. WotC's take on Eilistraee in 5E. Please limit the use of this forum to out of character discussions. d8. Archers Bane. Is there a canon way to reproduce the Sword Dancer of Eilistraee in 5ed? While she has apparently returned to the Forgotten Realms with the advent of the 5e version of D&D, I don't plan on actually running in the Forgotten Realms for a while. At 7th level as an action you can imbue your sword (or swords) and the weapons of anyone standing within 10 feet of you with Eilistraee's Moonfire, you and eveyone else affected gains advantage on all attacks and Saves vs. Apr 6, 2017 - Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. The Sword Dance is a ritual of shedding a small amount of blood and invoking Eilistraee’s favor to prevent a blade from breaking or rusting for the next three months. Class Features. Si vous avez des questions par rapport a la 5e C'est a l'antre du Roliste qui faut les poser* * Personnages joués: Talianna du Tethyr,Adrastia du Tethyr,Kyrone du Tethyr,Pisca Delorcoth. I personally suggest Bard (Swords) X/Wizard (Bladesinger) 2 (this is from the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide, which is essentially the 5e FRCS lite), to get the +INT to AC Bladesong feature. Race(s) They could also use their magic to temporarily enchant a bladed weapon with a silvery glow that increased the precision of its strikes, without the possibility of it being dispelled. NOW LIVE! For example, the citizens of Waterdeep witnessed the Dark Dancer, as she danced in the moonlight, near the walls of the city, up the road to Amphail. There they worked to aid the local population by bringing food, cures and protection, in order to establish friendships and offer to the drow converts a place on the surface world. [3], The Sword Dancers had the ability to cast the magic missile spell, or to use its energy to empower their next sword strike, surrounding their blade with blue-white flames. [1], Church of Lolth, Church of Ghaunadaur, Church of Vhaeraun, slavers, tyrants and ''all those who caused intelligent creatures to wander about in fear''. Please let me know if I have any rules wrong, or if you think there's a better mechanical or thematic way of building a Sword Dancer. Any priestess of Eilistraee who wished to become one had to spend at least one month on the surface, dancing each moonlit night for Eilistraee, and had to witness dawn at least once. I'm planning to take his suggestion from the video and go with a Bladesinger with a dip in Cleric. They could use a particular kind of Spellsong. Leonides02 Traveler Posts: 1 Joined: Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:08 am. You could also take Crossbow Expert with a hand crossbow and build a gun dancer aka Bayonetta :D. I'm super into the gun dancer idea, but Eilistraee worshippers more or less shun projectile weapons, so I'm saving that idea for later. Dec 22, 2019 - Shialyn Vhaunil, drow Sword Dancer of Eilistraee by francisrpnavarro on DeviantArt They fought employing an agile and acrobatic style, that allowed them to quickly and gracefully move on the battlefield, with movements that resembled a dance. Only females elves, drow, half-drow and half elves could become Sword Dancers. Weapon and Armor Proficiency: A sword dancer gains no weapon or armor proficiencies. A festive softcover of holiday-themed D&D 5E resources, including the short adventure 'Presents for Goblins'. So when I finally was able to play a drow or the drow again in 5e I looked around for current material. Sword dancers are priestesses of Eilistraee, the Dark Maiden. Light, life, and nature all might though. This mods adds content for players who decided to spare Solaufein's life and let him escape. Though Eilistraee is CG aligned so I'm not certain order fits. Actually, she's pretty cool when you break down the character. Resurrection (Mass Market Paperback), p. … [1], The Sword Dancers were in direct opposition with the church of Lolth, due to joyless and cruel life that their tyranny forced upon the drow. My thought was you could flavor it as a celestial blade lock for the song-dancer. Shae'lyn Veladorn, Sword Dancer of Eilistraee CG female drow elf Monk 3/Sorcerer 17 Design Notes This build attempts to approximate the previous editions' take on the Eilistraeean Sword Dancer, a female drow divine spellcaster who wields a heavy sword and often wears no armor. I think that the 5e bard could be a very good fit for a Sword Dancer of Eilistraee, even alone. I watched MrRhexx's recent video on Eilistraee and it made me really want to build a Sword Dancer. 7 posts • Page 1 of 1. Order cleric also is an interesting dip, you could say your dancing inspires your alliea to fight with more effort, so that they take an extra attack when you allow them to do so with a bonus action Healing Word for example. They could imbue it with a variety of magical enhancements, let it sing like a singing sword (making them strike with increased precision and rallying their hearts), or let it dance (like a dancing weapon) to attack the enemy on its own or to protect the priestess. Like followers of Sune, sword dancers consider art, song, and craft to be virtuous endeavors, and work toward better relations between drow and surface-dwelling races by providing aid and assisting hunters and travelers. Ability Score Priority: Int>Dex>Con>Cha>Wis>Str, Main Cantrips: Green Flame Blade, Sword Burst, Main Spells: Shadowblade, Mirror Image, Shield, Magic Missile. Followers of Vhaeraun, Ghaunadaur and Kiaransalee also counted among the Sword Dancers' enemies. Moderators: Shir'le E. Illios, Bhaern Quel. Sword Dance (Su): At 3rd level, the sword dancer can grant her attuned sword the dancing magic weapon property a number of times per day equal to her class level. I need to see more of what they are doing. -- Presents for Goblins: Festive Resources for 5E on Kickstarter! Eilistraee appears as an unclad, glossy-skinned drow woman of great height with ankle-length, sweeping hair of glowing silver. Hit die. Specialized clerics are known as Sword Dancers of Eilistraee. The ''Sword Dancer domain'' is an attempt to blend all the features that characterized the ''Sword Dancer of Eilistraee'' kit in 2e and the prestige class in 3.5e into a 5e cleric domain. This forum is for general discussion and open to all. Sword Dancers. Being extra awesome in the dark kinda steers into drow's weakness though. Sword Dancers of Eilistraee Patron: Eilistraee Special: The character must have seen the sun rise at least once and spent at least one continuous month living on the surface (without entering the Underdark), dancing each night under the light of the moon. This is probably as close to official as you'll find outside of anything published by WotC. It did not feel correct as to lore that I recall. Questions About Character Builds, Build Critiques, and Build Sharing. Eilistraee was seen dancing and speaking to mortals in many places, especially along the Sword Coast. 12:35 am you 're right about Sword bard and order Cleric and and. 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