Debuff Bard - Dread Necromancer (3.5e Optimized Character Build)

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<- An intro to your optimization ->


Classes Used: Player's Handbook (Bard), Heroes of Horror (Dread Necromancer)

Feats Used: Complete Adventurer (Extra Music), Champions of Ruin (Doomspeak)

Helpful Supplements: Libris Mortis (General Undead Stuff), Magic Item Compendium (General Magic Gear)

Game Rule Components[edit]

Spells, Powers, Soulmelds, Stances, etc...[edit]


<- items used in this build ->


Starting Ability Scores (Before Racial Adjustments): Standard 25 point buy: Str 13 Dex 8 Con 14 Int 10 Wis10 Cha 16.

Race (Templates): Human

Starting Racial Traits: Bonus Feat and Bonus skills.

ECL Class/HD/LA Base
Attack Bonus
Saving Throws Feats Class
Fort Ref Will
1st Bard +0 +0 +2 +2 Spell Focus (Necromancy), Extra Music <- class features gained -> <- other stuff ->
2nd Dread Necromancer +0 +0 +2 +4 - Charnel Touch, Rebuke Undead Dread Necromancer Spellcasting (1st level spells)
3rd Dread Necromancer +1 +0 +3 +5 Greater Spell Focus (Necromancy) Lich Body (DR 2/magic and bludgeoning) -
4th Dread Necromancer +1 +1 +3 +5 - Negative Energy Burst 1/day +1 Charisma
5th Dread Necromancer +2 +1 +3 +6 - Advanced Learning, Mental Bastion Dread Necromancer Spellcasting (2nd level spells)
6th Dread Necromancer +2 +1 +3 +6 Doomspeak Fear Aura -
7th Dread Necromancer +3 +2 +4 +7 - Scabrous Touch Dread Necromancer Spellcasting (3rd level spells)
8th Dread Necromancer +3 +2 +4 +7 - Lich Body DR4, Summon Familiar +1 Charisma
9th Dread Necromancer +4 +2 +4 +8 Undead Leadership Advanced Learning, Negative Energy Burst 2/day, UNDEAD MASTERY Dread Necromancer Spellcasting (4th level spells)

Other Components[edit]

<- anything not covered by the previous sections ->


<- How and why this build works ->

Munchkin-Size Me[edit]

<- Take it to the next level ->

Side Notes[edit]

<- overview of additional info about this build ->


<- conditions of when this build works ->

DM Counters[edit]

<- If needed, tricks for the DM (provided they allow this build) to keep the abuse to a minimum. ->


<- Any other side notes that don't fit in the above sections. ->

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