Forge Master (3.5e Class)
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The Forge Dragon is a legendary blacksmithing trade that originated from the dragon race. Using there dragons fire to Smith epic weaponry and armors. Learning skills and abilities passed down over the years through a magic journal of the first Forge Master.
Making a Forge Dragon
It's a blacksmithing class that can be used for combat but in doing so takes away from your smithing I.e. certain blacksmithing abilities can only be used a certain amount of times per day so use them wisely and you'll be good to go use them poorley and you'll put your party in a bad spot.
Abilities: By far the most important abilities will be Constitution (most of your abilities work with Constitution) and intelligence (better for crafting modifiers). All other abilities are secondary as they all have there bonuses (Dex gives ac etc.) so the rest just depends on what you want to make of your Forge Dragon.
Races: Any race that has dragon blood in their veins. The Journal of the original Forge Dragon will only reveal itself to those of dragon blood.
Alignment: Any. Forge Dragons have been good,bad,and nuetral throughout the ages the journal cares only to share it's knowledge.
Starting Gold: 2d8x10 (avr 80gp).
Starting Age: as wizard.
|1st||+0||+3||+1||+2||Journal of the first Forge Dragon,Instant Forge,mastering the forge,Forging breathe|
|2nd||+0||+3||+1||+3||Forge Expansion-Storage Chest,Forge Conditions|
|4th||+1||+4||+2||+3||Forge Expansion-Repairing Station,Fast Forging|
|5th||+2||+4||+2||+4||Forge Expansion-Enchantment Station|
|7th||+3||+5||+3||+4||Forge Expansion-Gem Station|
|8th||+3||+5||+3||+5||Really Fast Forging|
Class Skills (8 + Int modifier per level, ×4 at 1st level)
All of the following are class features of the Forge Dragon.
Weapon and Armor Proficiency: The Forge Dragon need only be proficient with his hammer and light armor.
Journal of the first Forge Dragon: The Journal of the first Forge Dragon is a blank book to anyone other then the chosen student. It has the essence of Grimstone Ironhide the legendary red dragon Forge Dragon the first of all forge Dragon and through the journal he teaches the next. The journal can be set down to create a personal forge (given the proper space) to which only the student can enter and work until you get to 9th level where Grimstone feels comfortable enough to trust the rest of the party. The Journal requires you to meditate for 4 hours to train which gives you the benefit of a full rest.
Instant Forge: The journal can be set down to create a personal forge given the proper space.
Mastering the Forge: As you level up you better Master the forge gaining a +1pr/lvl to all crafting skills.
Forge Conditions:do to the time spent in the extreme heat of the Forge Dragon's Forge your skin has hardened giving +1 to ac pr/2lvl and fire resistance of 10% pr/2lvl but weekness to cold of 10% pr/2lvl.
Forge breathe: The Forge Dragon uses a dragons breathe to heat his forge each use allows the forge of one item. The Forge Dragon can use his Forge Breathe equall to his con mod +1pr/lvl.
Storage chest: At lvl 2 your Forge gains a chest that can hold all your Forging materials and equipment and nothing else. I.e. your ores,ingots,hammers,and Forging supplies.
Hut: The forge becomes a hut with chimney to help protect from outside forces (Hut is fire proof for abvious reasons) I.e. weather,missile weapons,and unwanted onlookers and can house one person (Student Forge Dragon Only)
Repairing Station: The forge gets an added repair station to which can only be used on equipment made in the personal forge.
Enchantment Station: The forge gets an added Enchantment station to which you can disenchant magical items and store them in your forge to enchant made equipment.(Inside personal forge only)
Cabin: The Hut forge becomes a cabin forge able to house two people (given Student Forge Dragon has a servant/lackey/maid)
Gem Station: The forge gets an added Gem station to which the forge Dragon can cut and enchant gems and put in custom made slotted armor/weapons. (Max of three for armor and two for weapons)
Homestead: The forge now becomes a homestead to house up to Five people (general size party) and Grimstone has been around the party enough to allow them into the forge for sleeping and viewing of his student's work.
Fast Forging: The Forge Dragon has become more at home with the personal forge and can forge in 3/4 the normal time. I.e. if an item originally takes an hour to forge it only takes the forge Dragon 45min in his personal forge.
Expert Forging: The forge Dragon has now become a Master of his personal forge and only takes 1/2 the normal amount of time to forge items in his personal forge.
CAN NOT MULTICLASS!The original Forge Dragon will not tolerate you trying to learn separate skills he only excepts full devotion from his students.If you multiclass you lose everything from the Forge Dragon class and take a -5 to all crafting skills do to the "Curse Of The Unworthy" that the original Forge Dragon puts on you as he departs to find a new student.
Epic Forge Master
<-number of skill points-> + Int modifier skill points per level.