In this thread will reside every user-submitted base class designed by the Playground. When submitting your classes, please do so in the approved format, with no extraneous detail. Doing otherwise will result in a thread that is hard to navigate.
Entries should look like this:
[Tag]Class Name: A one-line explanation of the class.
For instance: [Ftr]Jim's Fighter Fix: A fighter that's focused on defense and protecting his allies.
That's it. Please provide nothing else and try to limit your explanation to one line. Please try to consolidate all of your homebrews into one post if you come back later to add more.
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A list of approved tags below. These will serve to help people search the thread more easily for the type of class that they are looking for.
Melee Tags [Ftr] = classes that count as Fighter levels specifically and advance [Fighter] feats [Martial] = initiators [Gish] = having a spell list, but does not attain 9th level spells (Ranger, Bard, Paladin--i.e. capable of only 4th level spells)
If one of the above doesn't apply, try using one of these. (Do not use both BAB20 and Melee--they are mutually exclusive) [BAB20] = classes that have full BAB, but are not Fighters or Initiators (Barbarian) [Melee] = LESS THAN 20 BAB, but primarily melee (including archers) with only a couple of spells or supernaturals. These should not have "Caster Levels" (Monk)
Casting Tags--Do not use if you max out below 9th level spells [FullArc] = classes that progress full arcane casting at every level (Wizard, Sorcerer) [FullDiv] = classes that progress full divine casting at every level (Cleric, Druid) [ArcCast] = arcane casters that have potential to cast 9th level spells, but do not progress caster level at every level (a lot of prestige classes will fit here) [DivCast] = divine casters that have potential to cast 9th level spells,, but do not progress caster level at every level (a lot of prestige classes will fit here)
[BAB20]Barbarian: A re-tooled Barbarian who has a pool of rage points that are used to power Rage ability and other abilities.
[FullArc]Planar Mage: A Wizard re-dux that gains its power from the planes. Only gains 7th level spells.
[FullDiv]Priest: A Cleric re-dux that gains domain casting. Only gains 7th level spells.
[Psion]Psionicist: A Psion re-dux that gains powers based on the discipline chosen. Only gains 7th level powers.
[FullDiv]Druid: A Druid re-dux based on the Priest. Only gains 7th level spells.
[Melee], [Util], [Martial]Bard: A martial Bard, gains different songs, martial maneuvers, and some rogue-like special abilities at higher levels.
[Psion], [BAB20]Psychic Warrior: A Psychic Warrior re-dux that gains actual class features based on a path chosen at first level.
[BAB20], [Martial]Ranger: A martial Ranger, who is very similar to the Psychic Warrior because of the paths, but also gains maneuvers.
[Melee], [Incar]Essentia Thief: A rogue-like incarnum user, steals people's souls in order to power their abilities.
[ArcCast]Jade Weaveshaper: An elemental balance based caster, uses a very specific system of per encounter spells to cast, and only gets up to 6th level spells.
[BAB20], [Martial]Warrior Poet: A martial intelligence based Bard like warrior, who uses Maneuvers and poetry/stories to debuff enemies and buff allies.
[Other], [Util]Stitch Witch: A strange class, uses cloth as a way to buff allies, create weapons that give wielders bonuses, and also create cloth constructs that can fight in battle and be used outside of combat as well.
[BAB20], [Other]War Weaver: A martial class based on the Stitch With's system, gains the ability to buff allies with the power of cloth and summon weapons, but cannot summon cloth constructs. Instead, has a cloth ally who can help in combat, but pretty much only in combat.
[FullArc][Other]Binder: A type of mage which uses magic to manipulate the souls of others and bind them to their will. They can use this magic to make servants, enchant items, and animate golems. [Melee][Util]Spider Blood Assassin: A stealthy class which excels in killing. It slowly gains several spider themed abilities. [Gish][BAB20]Stained Soul: A melee focused class which is based on Ragna the Bloodedge. It holds apocalptic energy inside its arm. [BAB20][Other]Sanguine Inquisitor: A Paladin-like class which uses blood to manipulate others. [Melee][Other] Tainted Scion of Venom: A shapeshifting warrior who can warp his flesh into weapons of destruction. [Melee][Other] Blacklight Variant - Tainted Scion of Venom: Alex Mercer Class. [Gish][Other] Bard: A master of sound, with new bardic musics to master. [BAB20][Other] Barbarian: A Juggernaut in combat who can become even more powerful with the use of his Wraths.
[Martial][BAB20][Melee][FullArc][FullDiv][Psion][Incar][Invok][Bind][Util][Craft][Other] Trissociate: This is a customizable class, where you pick and choose class features (and even templates). It is hence theoretically capable of all the above tags, but not all at once in the same character.
__________________ Trissociate: 3.5 Homebrew Base Class. Mix & match abilites & templates to make virtually any sort of character!
[Util][BAB20]Urban Vigilante: An urban character specializing in finding and fighting the evil in his city. [Gish]Adept Of The Eyes: A caster who knows limited spells, but never runs out, and gains extra spells per round. [Martial]Adept of the Magical Beasts: A mobile/slippery character who bites from the blind spots.