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Class Builds

Below are four examples of ways to build the class. These are examples of some of the choices you could make to create a specific kind of character, designed to help you think about different ways of playing the same class.

Theme: This is an appropriate theme for the class build.
Ability Scores: This entry notes which ability scores are most important for the build.
Class Choices: Many classes offer multiple choices within certain class features (such as envoy improvisations and mechanic tricks). These entries list some appropriate choices for the build, ordered by the earliest level at which you can take each option.
Spells: Choices of spells that are particularly suited to the build are listed by spell level.
Feats: Useful feats are listed alphabetically.
Skills: These are the skills that best complement the build.

Battle Host

Theme: Mercenary

Source Tech Revolution pg. 17
You’re an expert combatant who carries little equipment, yet you’re never unarmed.

Ability Scores

Constitution gives you more Resolve Points and keeps you healthy in a fight, and Strength lets you hit harder with your melee weapons.

Primary Nanite Faculty

Obliteration

Nanocyte Knacks

Abundant nanites (2nd), Heavy armor edge (2nd), Adaptable weaponry (10th), Group dispersal (10th), Rapid reshape (10th)

Feats

Adaptive Fighting, Enhanced Resistance, Improved Initiative, Opening Volley, Penetrating Attack

Skills

Acrobatics, Athletics, Intimidate, Perception

Living Plague

Theme: Death Touched

Source Tech Revolution pg. 17
Your nanites represent an invisible weapon that disintegrates obstacles from the inside out.

Ability Scores

Constitution is your most important ability score because it empowers your nanite abilities. Strength helps you hit your enemies.

Primary Nanite Faculty

Infestation

Nanocyte Knacks

Abundant nanites (2nd), Swarm strike (2nd), Hungry nanites (6th), Feasting nanites (10th), Charge vampire (14th), Menacing pall (14th)

Feats

Cleave, Lung Puncture, Improved Unarmed, Strike Toughness

Skills

Life Science, Sleight of Hand, Perception, Stealth