Blast Mage (3.5e Prestige Class)

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Blast Mage[edit]

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I don't need your help. I'm a Blast Mage, I don't need anyone's help.
—Lord Steven, Aasimar Blast Mage

A Blast Mage is a powerfull spellcaster, that harnesses magical power and morphs it into an evocation of his chosing. He stops practicing base spells, and learns more about the raw power of magic. Blast Mages arn't well liked by most mages, the only spellcasters that will tolerate their presence are warlocks and sorcerors, or other classes that don't study to gain magic power.

Becoming a Blast Mage[edit]

If a spellcaster has realized that all he wants is more evocations then this is the class for him. It sacrifices learning the other schools of magic to focus solely on evocations.

Entry Requirements
Feats: Explosive Spell, Maximize Spell.
Spellcasting: Must know at least 8 evocations, Must be able to cast 3rd level arcane spells.
Special: If the spellcaster uses a spell book, he must relinquish using those spells. He can still use scrolls, and etc, but he can never study spells or create new ones in a lab.

Table: The Blast Mage

Hit Die: d6

Level Base
Attack Bonus
Saving Throws Special Blast Magic pts Spellcasting
Fort Ref Will
1st +0 +0 +0 +2 Blast Magic 11 +1 of existing spellcasting class
2nd +1 +0 +0 +2 Bonus Feat 17 +1 of existing spellcasting class
3rd +1 +1 +1 +3 Blast Metamagic 25 +1 of existing spellcasting class
4th +2 +1 +1 +3 35 +1 of existing spellcasting class
5th +2 +1 +1 +4 Force Magic 46 +1 of existing spellcasting class
6th +3 +2 +2 +4 Bonus Feat 58 +1 of existing spellcasting class
7th +3 +2 +2 +5 72 +1 of existing spellcasting class
8th +4 +2 +2 +5 Double Magic 88 +1 of existing spellcasting class
9th +4 +3 +3 +6 106 +1 of existing spellcasting class
10th +5 +3 +3 +6 Epic Magic, Bonus Feat 126 +1 of existing spellcasting class

Class Skills (6 + Int modifier per level)
Spellcraft, Knowledge(Arcana), Use Magic Device

Class Features[edit]

+1 of existing Spell Level: A Blast Mage gains new spells known and spells per day in one of his previous spellcasting classes. This cannot be a class that the Blast Mage has to renounce upon becoming a Blast Mage however. Essentially, treat the previous class as being a number of levels higher, for the purpose of spellcasting, equal to the Blast Mage's level.

Blast Magic: A Blast Mage uses Blast Magic. He uses a number of points a day to create evocations which deal damage. By spending one point, he sends out a spell that deals 1d6 damage. By adding points, he can increase the damage to a maximum of his Blast Mage level. He chooses an element (Fire, cold, acid, electricity), and then he chooses the type of attack it is (Touch, 30ft cone with saving throw, Ray[100ft+10ft/level] ranged touch attack, 15ft burst with saving throw, or a line[100ft+10ft/level] with a burst radius[5ft/level] with a saving throw). Any spell made in this way takes a standard action to cast. A Blast Mage can mimic any evocation spell with a spell level equal to his Caster level. He can do this from any spell list.

Blast Metamagic: At 3rd level, a Blast Mage learns to use metamagic feats with his spells. Doing so increases the point cost by 2 times the number the metamagic would normally increase the spell level. Meaning that a spell that deals 6d6 damage cast by a Blast Mage, thats quickened, costs 14 points (6 for the spell level and 8 for the metamagic).

Force Magic: At 5th level, a Blast Mage can cast spells that deal force damage, just as he can normal spells.

Double Magic: At 8th level, a Blast Mage can cast two spells at the same time as a full round action. The point cost for both spells is increased by 5 each (10 total). The damage of these two spells is cast together for the purposes of bypassing damage reduction and etc.

Epic Magic: At 10th level, A Blast Mage can now cast spells that deal epic damage, instead of fire damage or etc.

Ex-Blast Mage[edit]

A Blast Mage that once again begins using spells from a spellbook can no longer level in Blast Mage. He also takes a -2 Caster Level for his Blast Mage spells. This can be fixed by burning the spellbook the Blast Mage used, or by using an "Atonement" spell. If the spellbook that was burned is returned to it's form (By mending or etc) then the Blast Mage once again becomes an Ex-Blast Mage.

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