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The Mist Walker - D&D 5e Class

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Introducing the Mist Walker — a new Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition base class by Youtube creator Taking20.

Looking for a new class to play? A highly mobile and cunning warrior, the Mist Walker is designed specifically to give you an exciting feel in and out of combat with just the right amount of options to be creative in your approach. The Mist Walker is an intelligence-based combatant that will breathe life into encounters in thrilling fashion.

Designed by Youtube content creator Cody C. Lewis of Taking20, the Mist Walker has been put through multiple phases of playtesting, both live on stream with the help of Web DM, Nerdarchy & Encounter Roleplay and with the help of the Taking20 Patron community, coupled with some incredible art by the talented D&D 5e artist Kim Van Deun, to bring us this final version. 

The Mist Walker is a complete D&D 5e class with three full archetypes, called convictions, that will give players plenty of options when creating and playing their characters; the Conviction of the Blade, the Conviction of the Mind, and the Convction of the Shroud. Each of these will give players and Dungeon Masters a distinct feel, to help them create that one of a kind experience.


 
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Taylor D September 07, 2018 12:27 am UTC
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Idk if anyone noticed, but just in case you didn’t there’s a typo on page 10 on Vampiric Transference. It says “ain hit points” instead of I think “gain”. Just in case the author sees this and didn’t notice. Also cool class btw
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Bret W August 11, 2018 2:16 pm UTC
Support the game, not the character 3.50 is nothing, if u don’t like it.
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Brandon C July 15, 2018 2:53 am UTC
Is there a Fantasy Grounds module made for this already like with the bundle for the Deathseer, Pale Master, and Vicar?
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Jack R July 07, 2018 6:01 am UTC
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I have a question about the Misty Escape ability. It says you mist walk to the nearest unoccupied square up to half your mist walk distance. Does this mean that if you have an unoccupied space next to you, you must go there? Or is it supposed to read that you mist walk up to half your mist walk distance to an unoccupied space?

The difference being in the first case, it must be there nearest space (player choosing if there are multiple options?) that is within half your M.W. distance and, in the second case, that you can M.W. anywhere unoccupied within 1/2 M.W. distance?
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Jack R July 07, 2018 6:03 am UTC
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Also, cool concept by the way. I'm looking into making a villain for my players with this class. Feel it would be really unique for them and throw a curve-ball for them.
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Andy G July 07, 2018 8:36 pm UTC
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I think the idea is that the movement is involuntary. As in, you move to the absolute closest unoccupied spot that is outside the area of effect. So if your mistwalk distance is 40, and you are 5 feet from the edge of the spell effect, you only mistwalk 5 feet away to the spot outside the effect range. You don't get to go anywhere you want in 20 feet.
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Kilian M June 15, 2018 8:42 pm UTC
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Hi, i got a question about a mechanic here.

Upon reaching 5th level in this class, you can additionally teleport up to half of your Mist Walk
Distance if you have used your Mist Walk ability as part of your move action this turn, or your full Mist Walk Distance if you have not, as a Bonus Action.

So if i understand this correctly i can mist walk for my full movement and after this i can as a bonus action move for an extra 1/2 full movement?

At 20th lvl this would mean 120ft mist walk with your move+bonus action if i'm right?
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May 09, 2018 7:18 pm UTC
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Here's my review of the class as someone who likes to implement Homebrew across his campaigns.

Level 1: Mist Walk - This ability is on the stronger side of the power curve, it would help if it was clarified in the feature that only you can move through it. Otherwise players might interpret it so that you can take allies, I know that there is a subclass that clarifies this, but it's better to be safe than sorry. RAW vs RAI and all that.
Level 1: Unarmored Defense - Nothing inherently wrong with this, I'm just curious why you chose to do unarmored defense instead of medium armor?
Level 2: Fighting Style - You mentioned in the class description about how some Mist Walkers choose to use a bow, but you don't offer the archery fighting style. Is there a reason for this?
Level 2: Shroud - Nothing wrong with this, it's flavorful and I like how it works.
Level 3: Methodical Strikes - Due to the way that bounded accuracy works in 5e, this is a very potent ability, in the theme of 5e...See more
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Nathan D May 07, 2018 7:26 am UTC
Definitely know im not going to pay for a class that i cant try out first. Tree fiddy is a steep order considering im the DM and there dont appear tbe any games that i can be a player for on the horizon. Of course i and anyone else who planned to not pay initially could always come back and do so later which was my plan if i liked it. As it stands i will probably ignore their published content if they do so again and might even unsubscribe from their youtube. Ending it early has put a very sour taste in my mouth.

If they want to XXX about losses then maybe they shouldn't have forked out for art like paizo does for their free content.
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Cody L May 07, 2018 12:17 pm UTC
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Thank you for the feedback Nathan! Happy Gaming!
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Nathan D May 09, 2018 7:21 am UTC
You'll be pleased to know that I'm still subscribed on youtube. But that is the danger you're going to have to assume will happen with a 'pay what you want' option.

Are people going to pay nothing? Yes. Was I going to? Yes. Do they often not pay later? Yes.

I know these are just words but i did fully plan to pay for the class if i ever wound up using the class. But i do have to go over homebrew content before allowing it. If I found it to be too imbalanced i would have not opted to pay for it. This is what in my opinion is the true strength of "pay what you want" options.

I remember in my youth the freeware and shareware games that you could try for a bit before committing to it. I know a lot of people are opposed to DRM but i really feel like PDFs that dont allow printing could be a good middleground. I have no idea if it's a thing.
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Anne T June 11, 2018 7:22 pm UTC
I don't have any dog in this fight, but I do have to tell you, the _vast majority_ of people who pay $0 down on a PWYW title never come back to rebuy it. Fewer than 1 in 10 from the numbers I've heard from other authors/publishers, and further down on this page it looks like for this product fewer than 1/2 a percent paid anything for it. If 99.5% don't ever give a penny for it, why leave it PWYW?
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David R July 13, 2018 4:15 pm UTC
Well by that logic the Gold/platinum bestseller tag on it is completely disingenuous, as it was there the second they switched it off of pwyw.
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Cody L August 06, 2018 7:28 pm UTC
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The best seller tags are not subjective. They are purely math driven and you can locate them in the top right corner on every product here on DriveThruRPG, if they have in fact earned them.

We are thrilled that the Mist Walker has gone platinum (top .96% of all products in the history of DriveThru), and that people chose to support the product beyond the initial PWYW surge.
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Erich M May 06, 2018 4:09 pm UTC
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I think there is a problem with unlimited teleport, may it be even the 30ft, for a lvl 1 character. Ignores rough terrain traps and also there seem to be no restrain on teleporting with somebody.
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Andy G September 18, 2018 10:55 pm UTC
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Oh it's turbo broken. It ignores rough terrain (land druids only get to ignore natural terrain and not till higher level), ignores traps, completely bypasses pits, water, etc, effectively allowing you to "jump" the mist walk distance. It also lets you move UP so it effectively negates the need to climb as long as it's within your range and you can see it. PLUS it doesn't provoke attacks of opportunity for moving out of range, so it acts as a disengage action without having to spend your action. It doesn't even take a bonus action as it does for rogues. I didn't see anything in there about physical barriers being an issue either, so you could mist walk through windows, barred cells, cracks in walls, etc.
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Njål R May 04, 2018 10:09 am UTC
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Me and one of my core players have looked at this class and we both find it intriguing, although he appears to be rather worried by the fact that a level 14 Mist Walker gets nothing new, aside from a Shroud Point increase. Effectively making level 14 a dead level, and easily the lowest point of any Mist Walkers progression.

Not other class off the top of my head have such a gap in their progression and I'd like to know the reasoning behind this decision. Perhaps it would be possible to design a weak feature at that level to prevent a drop in excitement?
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Robert C May 04, 2018 5:19 am UTC
Just barely got the information is not even been 2 days and it's already not pay what you want I like to see what it is I'm purchasing before I pay for it. I have no problem paying for something for what it deserves but saying that it's gonna be free for a few days kind of crapy I think
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Travis J May 04, 2018 9:04 am UTC
I agree I watched the video and was wanting to see what it was like but it's already just pay for when he said a few days
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Michael O May 07, 2018 4:19 am UTC
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Yeah, he put a message on discord about it. It's had over 1500 downloads and only 65 people have payed anything. So it was not even going to pay for itself. So en ended the "Pay what you want" early.
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Alex D May 04, 2018 1:05 am UTC
The class is like the Mystic where it just does everything that other classes can do but without the detriments. You are supposed to choose your strengths and weaknesses when you choose a class and have situations where you can not succeed as well as others. That is the point of having a party and balancing classes. This class can just cover such a wide variety of situations without having any real weakness and that makes it too powerful for me to have at my table.
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Nathan D May 03, 2018 9:44 pm UTC
Seems the pay what you want option that you mentioned in the youtube video yesterday is already not an option. Rather disappointing for something advertised for "a few days" to be just one day. Unless i am blind and am totally overlooking a button somewhere.
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Micah M May 04, 2018 4:53 am UTC
You are not. They had 1500+ downloads within 12 hours, and unfortunately decided to take it down from pay what you want early.
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Alex M May 03, 2018 8:54 pm UTC
Looks excellent. The custom art was a great touch.
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Kevin L May 03, 2018 6:44 pm UTC
Looks awesome!
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Ronald W May 03, 2018 6:36 pm UTC
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I'm pretty positive about this class. I feel it is balanced to the core classes, though on the higher end of that scale (which I feel is fitting, don't balance to the weakest core class. Balance to the stronger core classes). I haven't playtested the class yet, so we'll see how it holds up in actual use.
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Thomas R May 03, 2018 6:10 pm UTC
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I play mostly low tiered campaigns (Level 1 to Level 8). So I will only comment on abilities in this range. This build seems out of balance. It is better than average at every level and then way above comparable classes in certain areas.

Level 1: D10 health is 2nd best in game. Dex/Int Saves, great to have Dex.
Unarmored Defense with Intelligence (Would rename this so it is different than the Barbarian/Monk version, but I like the twist.)
Mist Walk is the feature of this class and seems to start off ok. (Teleport at level 1) (Free Disengage) (Later Levels a Bonus Action Dash)

Level 2: Fighting Style, I like the attempt to improve Sword & Board Fighting style
Shroud Points: These are hard to adjust balance but they grow, as all utilities do, with level
Shroud Points are limited per a Long rest (Unless the Con of Mind is taken)
These abilities seem to function like Sorcerer Spells, but I like that this class uses INT, we needed another INT class in the...See more
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Cody L May 03, 2018 6:34 pm UTC
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Thanks for the feedback, to be clear, Misty Escape functions mechanically different from Evasion, in that you get to move, but a fail doesn't allow you to still take half damage.
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