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Members of this group are good choices for characters who want their progress toward higher levels of magic to be uninterrupted.


Homebrew Strong Spellcasting Base Classes
Name Rating1
(out of 20)
Type2 Description3
Alchemist, Variant 17 <-What additional roles this class fits (see bottom; e.g. "Good Guy, Combat-Focused")-> <-Paragraph description of the class->
Alchemist NR Skilled A scientist skilled in the art of potions and transmutation.
Animal Summoner NR Arcane Spellcasting The Summoners of the beasts
Animist NR Arcane Spellcasting, Strong Spellcasting, Summoner, Combat-Focused The Animist is a mage who specializes in maximizing their ability to summon creatures from other planes, crafting their own creations, and binding spirits and otherworldly beings they encounter.
Animist Variant NR Arcane Spellcasting, Strong Spellcasting, Summoner, Combat-Focused The Animist is a mage who specializes in maximizing their ability to summon creatures from other planes, crafting their own creations, and binding spirits and otherworldly beings they encounter.
Apostle NR Warlock like replacement for a cleric The Apostle is to a cleric what a warlock is to the wizard
Arcanamach NR Dexterous combat, arcane support casting A nimble, dexterous fighter who compliments his/her combat with an ample spell and skill selection.
Arcane Battousai NR Combat/Magic oriented, Versatile Skilled warriors of the east that prize themselves on masterful swordplay and sorcerer-like spellcasting.
Arcane Fury Wizard 12 Strong Spell casting, efficient spell casting A wizard with the power to focus Arcane energies to make his spells more powerful or sometimes use a little extra "juice" to cast them more quickly.
Arcane Physician NR <-What additional roles this class fits (see bottom; e.g. "Good Guy, Combat-Focused")-> <-Paragraph description of the class->
Arcane Pyrotechnician NR Strong Spellcaster A master of explosion-based arcane magic, the Arcane Pyrotechnician can create various grenades, bombs, mines and other explosives that have very powerful effects. These effects are mainly combat-oriented, though some have other strange or useful powers.
Arcane Ritualist NR Arcane Spellcaster The ritualist practices complex, often-dangerous spells, crafts mighty magical items, and regards magic as a mark of his elite place in society.
Arcane Summoner NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Aztec Priest 18.32 Strong Spellcasting In the savage Aztec empire, the cruel and sadistic Aztec Priests preach the will of the gods to the people who inhabit the Aztec empire.
Barrier Mage NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Battlemage,Helios 19 Strong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting, Prepared Spellcasting One who wields the awesome destructive power of battle magic.
Battlemage 19 Strong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting, Prepared Spellcasting One who wields the awesome destructive power of battle magic.
Bellum Magus NR Strong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting Bellum Magus believe life is like a game of cards. You play the hand you are dealt... then you cheat. By being skilled at both martial combat and combat casting, a Bellum Magus is rarely caught off guard. They often trick their enemies into believing they have no magical ability, in order to give themselves the greatest advantage in any battle.
Biomage NR <-What additional roles this class fits (see bottom; e.g. "Good Guy, Combat-Focused")-> <-Paragraph description of the class->
Biomancer 17.5 Strong Spellcasting, Good Guy, Bad Guy, Prepared Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting Masters of the world unseen, good Biomancers heal and improve the body, and evil ones are masters of disease, decay, and suffering.
Bishop 18.25 Skilled, Strong Spellcasting, Divine Spellcasting, Prepared Spellcasting Bishops are the powerful holy servants of deities. Whether they be cool and calculating, lucid and wise, or feverent and passionate, is entirely dependant on the bishop in question.
Black Mage NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting Once wizard pupils or apprentices that abandoned their tedious and lengthy studies to pursue a much more enticing reward than mere knowledge...
Blind Master NR <-What additional roles this class fits (see bottom; e.g. "Good Guy, Combat-Focused")-> <-Paragraph description of the class->
Blood Celebrant NR Strong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting A sorcerer who uses blood as a reagent to cast empowered spells, at the expense of an increased casting time.
Blood Mage 4 Strong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting, Prepared Spellcasting A spellcaster who substitutes normal spell components with his own blood.
Blue Mage NR Controller Masters of counter magic, Avatars of spell-breaking. The Blue Mages are a select group of wizards who specialize in stopping others from using magic and spells
Brahmin NR Strong Spellcasting A Brahmin is an intellectual who seeks an understanding of the true essence of the divine, and their powers come primarily from this knowledge, rather than simply from propitiating a deity for spells. For them, "enlightenment" is more important than "faith".
Cantrip Master NR Full caster, not quite as strong as any "regular" casting class but draws on the practice spells of all. Casts multiple instances of a cantrip per round and has a class ability similar to widen spell feat that starts from range touch and goes into burst radius effects.
Cantrip Wizard NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Cantripologist, Variant NR Strong Arcane Spellcaster, Jack of all trades A master of the 0th level spell
Cantripologist 12.75 Strong Spontaneous Arcane Spellcasting A powerful spellcaster who relies entirely upon 0-level spells
Card NR Strong Spellcasting A Class involving the use of a deck and a combination of luck and strategy.
Celestial Invocator NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Channeler NR Spontaneous Caster Aes Sedai, Ashaman, Wilders, and other channelers from the wheel of time.
Chaos Mage NR <-What additional roles this class fits (see bottom; e.g. "Good Guy, Combat-Focused")-> A spellcaster that harnesses the power of the world's most unpredictable force: entropy.
Chaos Wielder NR Strong Divine Spellcasting, Potentially Combat-Focused or Skilled Chaos Wielders are individuals who are naturally attuned to the chaotic forces of the universe and gain the power to manipulate it. They are the natural opposite to Order Masters who take their power from the lawful forces of the universe.
Chaplain, Variant NR Combat focused, Cleric/Battlemage variant Versatile enough to either swing hard or cast harder, the fist of the gods is a sight to behold
Charter Mage NR Strong Spellcasting The charter mage uses the charter to cast spells. Charter mages hate undead, and work to destroy them.
Chi Mage NR Strong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting Relying upon glyphs and runes and their chi magic use magic in a different way.
Chirurgeon NR Strong Spellcasting Chirurgeons are healers with a few magical abilities. They are very untalented in combat, but invaluable party members nonetheless. They can heal practically anything given time and resources.
Cleric, Wanderer Variant (3.5e Helvruin Class) NR Strong Spellcasting Traveling Clerics with different powers and focuses.
Cryomancer NR <-What additional roles this class fits (see bottom; e.g. "Good Guy, Combat-Focused")-> <-Paragraph description of the class->
Cultist NR Bad Guy, Divine Spellcaster, Moderate Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcaster A worshipper of dark powers who begins to reflect his idol.
Dark Necromancer NR Strong Spellcasting A Necromancer is a man that has the ability to raise and summon undead. They are not unlike wizards, but they are more adept in necromancy spells and abilities.
Darkbringer 18 Combat-Focused, Spellcaster Darkbringers are just that, bringers of dark and volatile magics and abilities. As such, they are often condemned and treated as pariahs. But, power comes to those with motivation, and this class is no different.
Darksong Knight NR <-What additional roles this class fits (see bottom; e.g. "Good Guy, Combat-Focused")-> <-Paragraph description of the class->
Darksong Luminary NR Support Role The Darksong Luminary are the religious leaders of the Dark Lady, Eilistraee. They are a combination of cleric and sorcerer but they acquire and practice their power in a unique way. Together with the other Darksong emissaries (the Darksong Knight and Shade), the Luminary provides direction to the new surface Drow as well as all those that seek the goddess.
Deific Conjurer NR Divine Spellcaster A Deific Conjurer is a person who had the talent to become a a cleric or a druid, but he choose to use this power for something different
Demon Lord NR Strong Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting Demon Lords learn to influence the creatures of other planes as well as those on his own. Their power enables them to enslave demons for their own ends, leaving dust and ash in their wake.
Deviant 20 Strong Spellcasting, Skilled A knower and deviner of the many secrets of the world
Devoted Enchanter NR Stong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting, Bad Guy The Devoted Enchanter is through and through an enchantment specialist. All of her abilities focus on this one spell school. She is the epitome of enchantment, at the cost of most everything else.
Divine Soul NR Good Guy, Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting Favored Souls are blessed by their gods for their power to fight in their lord's name, but not all of them choose to take up the sword, others draw closer by advancing their spiritual powers.
Dragonie NR <-What additional roles this class fits (see bottom; e.g. "Good Guy, Combat-Focused")-> Dragonie are heavy casters drawing their powers from the existing lifeforce of dragons long past.
Eisenmeister NR <-What additional roles this class fits (see bottom; e.g. "Good Guy, Combat-Focused")-> The Eisenmeister is a genius with clockwork; she builds Automatons and upgrades her Repetierarmbrust.
Electromaster NR Base Class, Moderate Spellcasting, Glass Cannon Electromasters, an Esper with the gift to control electricity, and magnetic pulses. Electromasters are born with their ability, and it can never be removed from them.
Elementalist NR Strong Spellcasting An elementalist is similar to a rogue sorcerer. Often emerging from an arcane background, elementalists turn from dusty books and tall towers to a natural way of life. Unlike wizards and sorcerers, elementalists attune themselves with the world around them, rather than forcing change. They tune both body and mind to cooperate with nature, forming a symbiotic relationship with the wild raw energy that comprises the world around them.
Empowerist NR Combat-Focused, Psionics Based on X-Men's Gambit, an Empowerist uses psionic energy to "charge" objects to deal damage
Enlightened Warlock NR Good Guy, Strong Spellcasting, Divine Spellcasting A change of pace compared to the usual Warlock Class
Evil Necromancer NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Evincer NR Strong combat oriented spellcasting <-Paragraph description of the class->
Faithful Sword NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Farseer NR Arcane Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting, Strong Spellcasting A master visionary and a specialist in divination magic
Fire Mage II NR <-What additional roles this class fits (see bottom; e.g. "Good Guy, Combat-Focused")-> <-Paragraph description of the class->
Grey Seer NR Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting Scheming prophets of the Skaven god.
Hakurei Shrine Maiden NR Gish, blaster, Batman Hakurei Clan Shrine Maiden; Purifies, Fights Youkai, upholds borders.
Healer 16 Good guy, Strong Spellcasting, Divine Spellcasting. The Ultimate Healer, whom is better than the Cleric and Palidin combined. No combat skills at all.
Hierodule NR Strong Spellcasting, Divine Spellcasting A female lizardfolk cleric-type class
High Priest NR Strong Spellcasting A variant type cleric more specialized to his deity's portfolio and with great mastery over his Domains.
Illusionist NR Supporter, Striker, Varied, Flexible Illusionists are magicians who specialize in the art of trickery and deception, using their target's senses as mediums with which to display their abilites. They can disable and confuse the senses, inspire action through fabricated thoughts, and even create apparitions which walk about the world. They are mysterious figures, shrouded by lies and deceit, divorced from the rest of the world.
Incarnator NR - A graft-based casting class.
Innate Mage NR Strong Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting An Innate Mage is a powerful mage who specializes in one school of magic, forsaking all others completely. This singleminded dedication to one school of magic grants access to a wonderous power that allows them to push the conventional boundaries of what can be done with one school of magic.
Jack of Hearts NR Strong Spellcasting, Healing A powerful, friendly healer.
Mad Alchemist NR Bad Guy, Item Creation They said I was crazy! Some say I might even be...mad! Madness I say? Nigh, it is but GENIUS! I'll show them! I'll show them ALL!
Mageblade NR Combat Focused, Strong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting Even more damaging than a Fighter's Sword is a Mageblades enchanted weapon, a worthy price for sacrificing defense and weapon skills.
Magic Girl (Arcane) NR <-Team player, moderate Arcane spellcaster, Chaotic guy <-A resourceful individual who uses magic and passion to see their goals through to the end. Uses some Arcane magic and some abilities for an unpredictable opponent.->
Magic Medic NR Good Guy, Moderate Spellcasting This class focuses primarily on healing and secondarily on buffing. That's it. It's for support, moral, physical, or otherwise.
Magus 15 The magus differs from other arcanists in that he is actually a creature of magic, not a creature that practices magic. No one studies to become a magus, magi are born with their gift—for better or worse.
Metagamer NR A jack of all trades The Metagamer knows that life is just a game played by cruel gods. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of the rules that govern the universe and the underling game system beneath them. For the Metagamer, there is no distinction between character knowledge and player knowledge.
Mystic, Variant NR <-What additional roles this class fits (see bottom; e.g. "Good Guy, Combat-Focused")-> A mystic made to be exactly like the sorcerer version of a cleric.
Mystic NR <-What additional roles this class fits (see bottom; e.g. "Good Guy, Combat-Focused")-> <-Paragraph description of the class->
Necromancer, Agiyaen Variant NR Strong Spellcaster, Bad Guy Necromancers of Agiyanu are often surgeons or undertakers whose love for the dead has inspired them to take their obsession to a magical level.
Necromancer NR Strong Spellcasting A Necromancer is a man that has the ability to raise and summon undead. They are not unlike wizards, but they are more adept in necromancy spells and abilities.
Necromancer (Graatel) NR <!No Description Present!> Please edit this class and add a description!
Okami Amaterasu NR <The Sun God Amaterasu in the form of an Okami, wielding the powers of Amaterasu herself.>
Ordained Sorcerer NR Strong Spellcasting An arcane caster devoted to the ideals of a deity and charged with it's power.
Order Master NR Strong Arcane Spellcasting, Potentially Combat-Focused or Skilled Order Masters are individuals who are naturally attuned to the lawful forces of the universe and gain the power to manipulate it. They are the natural opposite to Chaos Wielders who take their power from the chaotic forces of the universe.
Paleblessed NR Divine Spellcasting The Paleblessed are people have been blessed by the Pale Tree. Recipients of this blessing gain the ability to control plants and light exceptionally well. A common feature of the Paleblessed is a large white flower growing right behind the blessed one's right or left shoulder.
Perfect Performer NR Strong Spellcasting This is a great tribute to the best performers of every era. With aspects of various classes, it contains a wealth of options and special abilities that will aid the wily performer. A paragon of his craft if you will.
Phantom NR Strong Spellcasting Shadows exist between the very fabric of everything. They are the underlying force that magic is built upon, even where there is light, there is also shadow, creeping in and distinguishing everything that is in the world. The Phantom studies, and employs these mysterious laws that govern the very fabric of the planes. To become one with the shadow would be the ultimate expression of power, and to no longer be limited by the natural world and it's limitations. This is what the Phantom seeks. Only those who desire to understand and harness the true power of magics would even bother studying the ways of Shadow.
Plague Lord NR <-What additional roles this class fits (see bottom; e.g. "Good Guy, Combat-Focused")-> A Plague Lord is a carrier of sickness and disease. He can summon plagued creatures to do his bidding and can infect others with a never ending flow of his disease. He's combat ornate with a few magic spells and summons.
Planar Mage NR Strong spontaneous caster The Planar Mage draws all his magic directly from the planes, be it matter, energy or healing.
Red's Ranger NR <-What additional roles this class fits (see bottom; e.g. "Good Guy, Combat-Focused")-> A variant of the ranger that gains the beneficial traits of wild animals in order to better aid him in survival.
Red Mage, Variant by Wagner NR Strong Spellcasting Everyone wants to do something; some want to heal & help others, become great warriors, become better magicians, or just become more skillful. But, there are, but a rare few, who wish to do everything at once. These skilled individuals are known as Red Mages. They are jacks of all trades, but masters of none.
Red Mage 11.33 Strong Spellcasting Everyone wants to do something; some want to heal & help others, become great warriors, become better magicians, or just become more skillful. But, there are, but a rare few, who wish to do everything at once. These skilled individuals are known as Red Mages. They are jacks of all trades, but masters of none.
Sauromancer NR Strong Spellcasting Necromancer lizardfolk who are bound to protect their race's survival.
Scarred Knight NR Combat-Focused A melee combatant split by the duality of protecting others and succumbing to the madness that is constant war.
Shade Blade NR Strong Spellcasting You see a man walk up to you. He is unarmed. That is until shadow jets forth from a gem embedded in his wrist and forms a cruel scimitar as he runs toward you... A character class for a book I'm writing. Its called Of moon and fire by plunoir on fanfiction.net
Shaman, Natural NR ”Good Guy, Strong Spellcasting, Divine Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting” The Shaman is a close cousin to the Druid, and the two usually work in concert with each other. While the Druid has the ability to shapeshift, the Shaman communes with the spirits of her ancestors and nature. Her power is derived from her communion with these spirits, and in exchange the spirits reward her with enhanced abilities or manifest to take a more active role by assisting her directly.
Shaman, Spirit NR Divine Spellcasting Worshippers of nature or ancestor spirits, shamans are a diverse category of cleric-like priests.
Shaman (3.5e Base Class) NR Divine Spellcasting Worshippers of nature or ancestor spirits, shamans are a diverse category of cleric-like priests.
Shaman NR Strong Spellcasting A mystic that has a strange communion with nature, gaining divine spells through hardship by unraveling its secrets.
Shaper NR Wielders of the force of nature
Somnoccultist NR Strong Spellcasting A somnoccultist is different from other arcane casters: instead of regaining spell energy simply by resting, they actually meditate to control their dreams, and draw their spells from those dreams.
Sorcerer, Extrigan's Variant NR spellcaster, striker or controller <-Paragraph description of the class->
Sorcerer, Heritage Sorcerer NR spellcaster, striker Sorcerer Variant
Sorcerer, Lord Dhazriel Variant 19 Arcane Spellcasting, Strong Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting. A variant of the sorcerer class, meant to be able to rival the wizard.
Sorcerous Scholar NR Strong Caster These highly gifted sorcerers were found to have talent with magic at a young age and were apprenticed under wizards. While most sorcerers dislike the rules and study of the wizard schools a few had the patience to learn the arcane arts properly. Sorcerous Scholars are considered savants by their teachers showing great skill in a specialized school of magic while struggling to grasp the basic concepts of others.
Spellbinder NR Strong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting A spontaneous caster with a lot of options.
Spellmage NR Magic Support, Ranged Striker. Born with a portion of the weave inside them, the mage is force to bre wreckoned with.
Storm Magus NR Heavy Spellcasting, Moderate Healing, Moderate Damage/Crowd Control The Storm Magus is a blend between peaceful tranquility and chaotic power.
Summoner NFR Strong Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting A master of the summoning arts.
Tarot Mage NR Arcane Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting Tarot mages have unlocked the potential and powers hiding beneath the surface of the cards, and use their Tarot to fuel unique and powerful magic.
Theurgist NR Divine Spellcaster, Strong Spellcasting A theurgist is a cleric, yet is not. The two classes share many features and abilities, yet differ greatly from each other. While a cleric studies her faith in monasteries or chapels, driven by faith in her divine patron, the theurgist knows her faith as an ever-present bond, a link that requires no questioning or reasoning, no rituals or prayer.
True Sorcerer NR Good Guy, Bad Guy, Strong Spellcasting, Secondary Healer The True Sorcerer is a mystic, wise person, and powerful force of nature.
Unlimited Mage NR Strong Spellcasting, Arcane Spellcasting, Spontaneous Spellcasting Knowledgeable and intelligent, these arcane spellcasters search the world to improve their spellcasting ability beyond any ever seen and learn the truth of creation itself.
Urban Druid NR The warriors of urban cities.
War Chieftain NR Combat-Focused, Limited Divine Spellcasting, Party Bonuses A War Chieftain is highly effective at leading a party of soldiers into battle against many different types of monsters, PCs, and even monstrous enemies. While He may not be a master at both ranged and melee combat He can be good at both of them. A War Chieftain gets to choose weather to specialize in ranged combat, melee combat, or even both. A War Chieftain is a highly respectable person in almost any setting. A War Chieftain also has a limited spell casting ability.
War Wizard NR Combat & Strong Spellcasting A War Wizard hacks the opposition to pieces, then blasts the remains to ashes, making him good for people who like magic and might.
Weapon Mage NR Combat and magic focused. <-Paragraph description of the class->
White Mage NR Strong Spellcasting White mages draw their power from the pure source of arcane energies. They use a pure form of magic, and fiercely oppose dark arts like necromancy and mental domination. While they use spells like wizards, their spells shape the fabric of reality directly, without using the power of elements. Also, they don't need to prepare their spells. Once learned, they continuously have access to their spells.
Wild Sorcerer NR Arcane Spellcaster The Wild Sorcerer is a Mage born and grown up in the nature. While having the usual power of a Sorcerer he also has the power of nature.
Word Mage NR debuff arcane spell caster with many unique abilitys <-Paragraph description of the class->
Word Wizard NR Strong Spellcasting, Prepared Spellcasting This caster strings words together to create strange spells. Unlike the Wordmaster, the Word Wizard must decide which spells to prepare in advance.
Wordmaster NR Strong Spellcasting This caster strings words together to create strange spells.
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