Only females elves, drow, half-drow and half elves could become Sword Dancers. Please comment for input for improvement. Specialized clerics are known as Sword Dancers of Eilistraee. 7 posts • Page 1 of 1. 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. Hit die. And it's even free. 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. A sword dancer in combat. Weapon and Armor Proficiency: A sword dancer gains no weapon or armor proficiencies. I'd like to hear any suggestions for a Thematic Spells, feats, or other choices I might have missed. This is probably as close to official as you'll find outside of anything published by WotC. 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. [1][3], Like the rest of the clergy of the Dark Maiden, the Sword Dancers didn't have a rigid hierarchy or chain of command and recognized Qilué Veladorn as the spiritual guide of all followers of Eilistraee. They could use a particular kind of Spellsong. Chaotic Good, Chaotic Neutral, Neutral Good *New* Sword Dancer of Eilistraee. 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. She is greatly angered by the evil of most drow but glad that some worked their way free of the Spider Queen's web. NOW LIVE! Here's my roadmap so far. Drow, Elves, Half-elves, Half-drow 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. If there is anything you wish to talk about with the Chosen then this is the place to do it. Build Challenge: Sword Dancer of Eilistraee. With the Tasha rules, you could move the drow's charisma bonus to int to start with 18 int and 19 dex. So I looked over the DMs guild and found the following two releases. You're right about sword bard and order cleric. This forum is for general discussion and open to all. The sword dancer of Elistraee prestige class from 3.5 appears to be a cleric with swordfighting ability. As far as feats go, I was thinking Elven Accuracy Would be good. This merits more research. I think that the 5e bard could be a very good fit for a Sword Dancer of Eilistraee, even alone. 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. The author knows his stuff, with extensive footnotes and citations that probably cover nearly every published mention of Eilistraee. You also need 13 wisdom to multiclass out of cleric. Maybe I'm just super impressionable. Requirements for Sword Dancers as I understand are: There are more, but those are the main mechanical ones. [3], They could form a particular bond with their sword, which allowed them to infuse the weapon with Eilistraee's magic. If more priestesses took pa… Allegiances Relationships References Edit ↑ Paul S. Kemp (February 2006). This page was marked as abandoned on 20:25, 12 September 2019 (MDT) because: Issue(s) unaddressed for over a year. [5e][Showcase] Eilistraee Sword Dancer. 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. WotC's take on Eilistraee in 5E. Overall, Eilistraee's appearance inspired utter awe and astonishment, as well as emotions so deep to move mortals to tears. Questions About Character Builds, Build Critiques, and Build Sharing. Enemies Top. [3], As priestesses of Eilistraee, the Sword Dancers acted according to her teachings. Alignment Sword Dancers of Eilistraee 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. Please limit the use of this forum to out of character discussions. Roleplaying can be a great source for stories. 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. Though Eilistraee is CG aligned so I'm not certain order fits. There again lore can change at a drop of ink. Sword Dancers of Eilistraee. Followers of Vhaeraun, Ghaunadaur and Kiaransaleealso counted among the Sword Dancers' enemies. 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]. 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. aid other tabletop gamers in creating memorable characters, Press J to jump to the feed. I'd like to hear any suggestions for a Thematic Spells, feats, or other choices I might have missed. -- Presents for Goblins: Festive Resources for 5E on Kickstarter! Halisstra Melarn, briefly a priestess of Eilistraee and wielder of the Crescent Blade before returning to the worship of Lolth before her death. Build Challenge: Sword Dancer of Eilistraee. 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. 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. So from there started my fascination with the drow and Eilistraee in particualar. Is there a canon way to reproduce the Sword Dancer of Eilistraee in 5ed? I need to see more of what they are doing. However, no rule in this document has been playtested, as I don't have the possibility to do so. Sword Dancers. 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. We are starting at Level 3. Archers Bane. [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. 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. The Sword Dancers are a special order of drow priestesses that worship Eilistraee, Goddess of the Moon. Race(s) Membership 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. Really anything you can think of allegiances and enemies of the church of and. ) is a melancholy, moody deity he has godlike awesomeness. `` ) stuff you love always.! 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