Class Change Summaries

The following are changes that influence how various classes may act on a daily basis.

Wizards

  • only available to elves, half-elves, and blooded humans
  • must take the Ritual Magic feat
    • may not cast rituals using the Religion or Heal skills
    • may take a feat to be able to cast rituals with the Religion skill
    • May prepare up to the caster’s level in rituals that can then be cast as a standard action. Preparation takes 1 hour per level of spell memorized, and memorized spells are retained until cast, dropped in favor of a new memorized spell, or forcibly erased. Preparing components for quick casting is part of the memorization process, and components are only used up when the ritual is cast.
  • the Alchemy feat is not available

Magicians

  • this is a wizard variant available only to those who cannot be wizards
  • may use any wizard level 1-3 power
  • may only use level 4-30 wizard powers if they have the illusion keyword or deal psychic damage
    • any target making a saving throw against an illusion or psychic effect cast by a magician does so at a -2 penalty
  • may cast any level 1-3 ritual
  • may only cast level 4-30 rituals that create illusions or divinations
    • magicians suffer no skill restrictions on their rituals

Avengers

  • may only be played by elves
  • use Primal as their power source, not Divine

Clerics

  • Clerics receive additional powers as they progress in level.
  • must take the Ritual Magic feat
    • may not cast rituals using the Arcane skills
    • may take a feat to be able to cast rituals with the Arcane skill
    • May prepare up to the caster’s level in rituals that can then be cast as a standard action. Preparation takes 1 hour per level of spell memorized, and memorized spells are retained until cast, dropped in favor of a new memorized spell, or forcibly erased. Preparing components for quick casting is part of the memorization process, and components are only used up when the ritual is cast.
  • the Alchemy feat is not available

Class Change Summaries

Birthright - 4th Edition Alexander Cecil