I'm here to pay my respects to Lady Silverhair. Membership [1], The Sword Dancers were skilled sword wielders, known to use their art while fencing. We are starting at Level 3. [1][3], The Sword Dancers shared the same allegiances and enemies of the church of Eilistraee. Please limit the use of this forum to out of character discussions. Swords Bard also might fit a Sword Dancer (don't know Eilistraee or that video though). They were also known to nurture beauty, music and song and to work to spread joy whenever they could. Build Challenge: Sword Dancer of Eilistraee. Clerics You also need 13 wisdom to multiclass out of cleric. Archers Bane. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. The Sword Dancers shared the same allegiances and enemies of the church of Eilistraee. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Enemies *New* Sword Dancer of Eilistraee. Sword dancers hone their battle skills with swordplay, as Eilistraee’s favored weapon is the sword. Build Challenge: Sword Dancer of Eilistraee. Members 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. 1 Sword Dancer 1.1 Becoming a Sword Dancer 1.1.1 Class Features 1.2 Campaign Information 1.2.1 Playing a Sword Dancer 1.2.2 Sword Dancers in the World 1.2.3 Sword Dancer Lore 1.2.4 Sword Dancers in the Game To sword dancers, the blade is more than a weapon--it is an ally, a friend, a companion more trustworthy then any man. 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. Specialized clerics are known as Sword Dancers of Eilistraee. Re: Eilistraee LIVES! So I looked over the DMs guild and found the following two releases. aid other tabletop gamers in creating memorable characters, Press J to jump to the feed. General Tabletop Discussion *Pathfinder & Starfinder. Moderators: Moderator, DM. Drow, Elves, Half-elves, Half-drow 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. Forgotten Realms Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Though Eilistraee is CG aligned so I'm not certain order fits. Multiclassing Bard (College of Swords) and Monk was the closest I could come, but maybe you all know of a better way. Eilistraee (eil-iss-tray-yee) is a melancholy, moody deity. Dec 22, 2019 - Shialyn Vhaunil, drow Sword Dancer of Eilistraee by francisrpnavarro on DeviantArt 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. A Spellsong could replicate the effects of many other spells, heal a given creature, or grant her protection from magic. References Edit ↑ Paul S. Kemp (February 2006). Eilistraee Cleric domain: Sword Dancer - 5e version of a prestige class from 3e, specialty priest from AD&D. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 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. You could achieve that possibly by playing a Cleric with the War domain. Church of Lolth, Church of Ghaunadaur, Church of Vhaeraun, slavers, tyrants and ''all those who caused intelligent creatures to wander about in fear''[1][2]. This mods adds content for players who decided to spare Solaufein's life and let him escape. Board index Chosen of Eilistraee Roleplaying Board Stories; Journal of a Sword Dancer. Questions About Character Builds, Build Critiques, and Build Sharing. Yes that bother me a little along with them being Sword Dancers. Actually, she's pretty cool when you break down the character. So when I finally was able to play a drow or the drow again in 5e I looked around for current material. I need to see more of what they are doing. And it's even free. Ah, Eilistraee... Every teenage male (and some female) gamer's fantasy goddess. 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. 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. I watched MrRhexx's recent video on Eilistraee and it made me really want to build a Sword Dancer. Sword Dancers usually live together in small groups … A festive softcover of holiday-themed D&D 5E resources, including the short adventure 'Presents for Goblins'. log in or register to remove this ad . As far as feats go, I was thinking Elven Accuracy Would be good. Allegiances A sword dancer in combat. [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. 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. A bigger update than what the official books provided. Sword Dancer (3.5e Class) From D&D Wiki. [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. [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. Alignment Ability Score Priority: Int>Dex>Con>Cha>Wis>Str, Main Cantrips: Green Flame Blade, Sword Burst, Main Spells: Shadowblade, Mirror Image, Shield, Magic Missile. Requirements for Sword Dancers as I understand are: There are more, but those are the main mechanical ones. 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. [5e][Showcase] Eilistraee Sword Dancer. Hit die. Relationships D&D 5e. Except Drizzt, because he has godlike awesomeness."). Followers of Vhaeraun, Ghaunadaur and Kiaransalee also counted among the Sword Dancers' enemies. Sword Dancers of Eilistraee They seek to nurture beauty, music, and song, and they work to spread joy wherever and whenever they can. 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. Eilistraee’s church observes a number of festivals. Mathira Melarn, Sword Dancer from Ched Nasad. WotC's take on Eilistraee in 5E. 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. This page was marked as abandoned on 20:25, 12 September 2019 (MDT) because: Issue(s) unaddressed for over a year. 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. I'd like to hear any suggestions for a Thematic Spells, feats, or other choices I might have missed. 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. The Sword Dancers are a special order of drow priestesses that worship Eilistraee, Goddess of the Moon. A solitary spellsinger could replicate the effects of many spells (of 4th level or lower), heal a given creature or grant her protection from magic, a choir of them could create more powerful beneficial effects (like restoring lost limbs). Blessing of the forge is also a nice early bonus to AC. (Which I doubt they'll do, since they seem to be trying to ignore all the lore and reduce drow to "evil elves. Sword dancers are priestesses of Eilistraee, the Dark Maiden. 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. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. 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. Moderators: Shir'le E. Illios, Bhaern Quel. The author knows his stuff, with extensive footnotes and citations that probably cover nearly every published mention of Eilistraee. 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. 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. [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. -- Presents for Goblins: Festive Resources for 5E on Kickstarter! Eilistraee's Song is a project, which expands the plot of Eilistraee - the deity of drows that rebelled against Lolth the Spider Queen. 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. Though the followers of Lady Silverhair try to solve problems by avoiding unnecessary bloodshed, they do answer violence with swift violence and many of them are known for holding a grudge against the yochlols, the handmaidens of Lloth. 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. With the Tasha rules, you could move the drow's charisma bonus to int to start with 18 int and 19 dex. Momie majeure. Post by Leonides02 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:13 am You know, I'm sorry the changedance is no longer necessary. https://www.dmsguild.com/product/176361/The-Dark-Maiden-beckons-On-the-drow-goddess-Eilistraee-and-her-Faith. Please comment for input for improvement. Followers of Vhaeraun, Ghaunadaur and Kiaransaleealso counted among the Sword Dancers' enemies. But whether your stories come from roleplaying or whether you wrote them separate of anything else, this is the forum to post your stories. This is probably as close to official as you'll find outside of anything published by WotC. They encourage drow to return to the surface and renounce their evil ways. Is there a canon way to reproduce the Sword Dancer of Eilistraee in 5ed? Brutus, Aventurier. This forum is for general discussion and open to all. I'd like to hear any suggestions for a Thematic Spells, feats, or other choices I might have missed. Skill points. 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. Sword Dancers of Eilistraee. Class Features. Eilistraee was seen dancing and speaking to mortals in many places, especially along the Sword Coast. It's where your interests connect you with your people. Here's my roadmap so far. 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. The sword dancer of Elistraee prestige class from 3.5 appears to be a cleric with swordfighting ability. I'm planning to take his suggestion from the video and go with a Bladesinger with a dip in Cleric. [3], They could form a particular bond with their sword, which allowed them to infuse the weapon with Eilistraee's magic. 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. They could use a particular kind of Spellsong. Top. 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