I would suggest keeping your CHA up as a close second in both builds, as the first one uses CHA mod in the aura, and this build uses it for save DC/spell attack rolls. Our DM is allowing PHB and Xanathar’s Guide. Let's Start with the different types of Palis There are: Shield Chain/Rapid Smiting Build, Shield Boomerang Build, Sacrifice/Matyr's Reckoning Build, Tank/Support Build, Grand Cross Build Let's start with Shield Chain: Recommended Set: Paladin is also good for mob-hunting and have some great support ability. He has been able to triple smite every big boss that I've thrown at him so far leaving me feeling a sense similar to an anti-climax. Sorcerer/Paladin: This build is powerful when a Paladin is the core class, but, since Paladins are half-spellcasters, this can dampen a Sorcerer’s spellcasting abilities. GM Toshi. SP taken increases with higher level use of this skill. 1 Stats 2 Skills 2.1 Stock Smiter 2.2 One Point Smiter 3 Gear Strength: Allocate enough points to wear equipment. 17. In the AL game that I run a player's paladin rocks the polearm master paladin. The Paladin (a.k.a. This job is a fast killer but also need a big amount of support from other players. The Smiter is a build of Paladin that focuses on Smite: an attack that stuns and always hits when in range of a monster. The Smiter uses his shield to repeatedly bash opponents, stunning them, and inflicting melee damage. This build is a great way to focus on smiting regularly, while still being able to function as a backup full caster if that is needed. I started to compare the paladin's damage spike to other classes at similar levels and feel that it … ASPD does next to nothing for the speed of rapid smiting UNLESS you are able to get -aftercast gear/skill such as bragi/kiel-d. ...if not, I don't recommend AGI at all for rapid smiting. Drops. Builds See Royal Guard Builds for build strategies to work towards. Post Mar 14, 2008 #1 2008-03-14T03:02. The build would be as follow: 1. This topic is to show a paladin build that I think it is good and practical mainly in PvP & WoE. GM Toshi. A lost Rapid Smiting Paladin [SStr/Vit/Dex] - posted in Swordsman Class: I just recently came back after 3 years in IRO and i need help with my build. Using a Shield the caster will deal 5 attacks in a strike against a single foe. The Smiter is a Paladin class, a very powerful one at that. There is a constant +20 Hit bonus at all levels when using this skill. Paladin Guide. The Smiter is one of the only known class's that can successfully kill Uber Lilth, Uber Duriel and Uber Izaul as well as Uber Tristram's Uber Mephisto, Uber Diablo, and Uber Baal solo. Also not so sure about that thorny, your damage will be really low compared to a cross shield. 17. As we know, paladin is one evolution or rebirth class/transcendent class from crusader and swordsman. Description. See Crusader Builds for leveling strategies for just the Paladin leveling stages. Pally) build I'm about to share with you is the one build you make to go into the front lines and gladly welcome a truckload of punishment. Final damage will include subtraction from enemy DEF as well. Quad bloody is not good for rapid smiting, do triple bloody boned. Extremely effective VS. Boss's. He will allow multiclassing only if it fits with the character’s backstory. Str Dex Vit Paladin with Shield Chain as the main skill. Smiting Paladin Bard I need guidance on a 5e Bard/Paladin build. By gaining light and medium armor and shield proficiencies, a Sorcerer/Paladin finds a way to defend himself. Leveling a Paladin is similar to a regular pre-trans Crusader, but with a few new skill additions. Paladin is one of the specialized classes in fighting other player in PvP or WoE. New Skills Overview: Rapid Smiting is a powerful single target shield skill, that can one-shot most monsters within the Paladin's level range. ... Often preffered 4 slotted weapons for Rapid Smiting: +x Blade  - Best choice for Normal melee wacking, Rapid Smiting and Matyr's Reconning leveling Choose the Defense Fighting Style at level 2 to gain even more AC. He has a few other restrictions on character choices which align with his campaign vision, but nothing that should directly impact this build. It is one of the weaker skills in the Paladin's arsenal, but this is irrelevant in the later levels when you are killing almost everything in one hit.