Functionally my favorite class is monk but everytime i play Yes, you can. Yes, with the Dedicated Weapon optional class feature. not martial) Is not a two-handed weapon. #1 < > Showing 1-1 of 1 comments . therefore they are proficient with the Sun Blade as well, because the Sun Blades description says that anyone proficient with a short sword or long sword is proficient with it. Whenever you finish a short or long rest, you can. #dnd5e Yep!

I came to think about one thing with windwalker monks. Hey there fellow monks!

However, in this case whether a weapon has the versatile property or not has no impact on the RAW as it only purpose in this case is to define what a monk weapon is, which is a shortsword or any simple melee weapon without either the heavy property or the two-handed property. This one is an iconic weapon for a monk and its effect is straight up strong and simple and has 10 charges. Medium light weapons are 1d6 (sai is 1d4). Dedicated Weapon2nd-level monk featureYou train yourself to use a variety of weapons as monk weapons, not just simple melee weapons and shortswords. Dual Wielding vs 2 Handed Weapons. They don't even use normal peasant weapons. I came to think about one thing with Bodh-argent-dawn September 14, 2020, 8:19pm #1. Every special monk weapon in the PHB is a 1H, 1d6/20x2 weapon. Reading the rule, it seems this could go two ways: 1. @bjrecio @mikemearls Can a monk use a versatile weapon 2-handed as a monk weapon? Even exotic weapons Crusader's Flurry (from Ultimate Combat) is a feat commonly taken for that purpose, it will allow your character to take a weapon, related to your chosen deity, and treat that weapon as a monk weapon for all purposes.. You learned to use your deitys favored weapon as part of your martial arts form. Notable weapons that now can be used as monk weapons with this feature: Battleaxe Longsword Warhammer Whip. Beginner Box ; Rulebooks . What counts as monk weapons 5e In 5e, the monk's weapon can nevertheless be a special variant that uses phb p.149 game statistics. Really excited for this new class feature that allows a monk to treat one weapon they are proficient with as a monk weapon, as long as it's not Heavy or Special. Hello all, I have a player who wishes to make a "The Bride"-like character (from Kill Bill), ie a master of martial arts and the katana. I recently started leveling a monk, sat around 60, and is now 100. This feature exists because RAW there are weapons that a monk could become proficient in that they cannot use as monk weapons. An ono is a hatchet with a large convex cutting edge. this helps attack rolls & damage and I don't need weapon finesse so I can take Exotic weapon prof. at 1st lvl instead. I mainly use the single-weapon style for an early game monk to lower their AC. Monk is definitely a really cool class. And you are proficient with short swords and simple weapons. With a Weapon +1, Monks get +1 Bonus to Attack Rolls and Damage Rolls when attacking with this magic weapon. Yes, you can. When it comes to ranged weapons for your Monk, you can widen your options by either taking the Kensei subclass at level 3 or by bringing in an optional class feature. Tashas Cauldron of Everything introduced several new Monk features. One of these new additions is the Dedicated Weapon feature. For example, you might use a club that is two lengths of wood connected by a short chain (called a nunchaku) or a sickle with a shorter, straighter blade (called a kama). Unarmed attacks are not weapons. The feature applies to THAT dart.

View Cart; Help; Pathfinder . Now of Use the statistics for a handaxe. Really excited for this new class feature that allows a monk to treat one weapon they are proficient with as a monk weapon, as long as it's not Heavy or Special. This bonus increases depending on the Weapon variant . Notable weapons that Monk Weapons A weapon is more than the damage it deals. Certain monasteries use specialized forms of the monk weapons. It simply tells you that monks fight unarmed or with monk weapons and then defines monk weapons as either shortswords or any simple melee weapon that isn't heavy or requires two

Whatever name you use for a monk weapon, you can use the game statistics provided for the weapon in the Weapons section. I don't know if it affects fist attacks, but you'll probably use a weapon from time to time at first anyway, and monks can't use their off hand.

The only weapons prohibited are: The quarterstaff is likely the most well-known Monk weapon and is a great example of this. If Answer: This will be pretty straightforward - we will have to compare the Martial Arts feature from monk to the weapons rules.

Monks and weapons. But longswords aren't a monk weapon. Is not considered a heavy weapon. Yes, monks can use Versatile weapons for bonus damage. As you say, there are no simple melee weapons that have the Two-handed property other than the greatclub, and none with the Heavy property. The class feature doesn't say anything about using the weapons with two hands, only that they can't have that property. I'm not sure the devs thought this feature all the way Crusader's Flurry (from Ultimate Combat) is a feat commonly taken for that purpose, it will allow your character to take a weapon, related to your chosen deity, and treat that weapon as a monk weapon for all purposes.. You learned to use your deitys favored weapon as part of your martial arts form. The feature applies to ALL darts. In fact, it doesn't even need to be a special monk weapon. Monks and weapons. As written it'd only apply to one dart. Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition > BGEE general discussion (spoilers) > Topic Details. Monk weapons are short swords and simple weapons that don't have heavy or two handed properties. STAY SINGLE CLASS MONK. The Intuitive Attack feat (Book of Exalted Deeds, pg 44) allows a character to use his Wisdom modifier instead of his Strength modifer on attack rolls with simple weapons and natural weapons. Sign In; Cart . To qualify as a Monk weapon, a weapon must meet the following criteria: Be a simple weapon (i.e. A jutte is a For example if you are an elven monk, you will be proficient in longswords. Combine one of those with the aptitude enhancement from ToB, and you're good to go. They have 2 1-handed weapons but they never use their weapons to strike with. I treat my monks more like martial characters, so STR comes first. #1 < > Showing 1-1 of 1 comments . Monk Stats 5E. Bian A Bian, or hard whip, is a ribbed metal rod often used as a training sword. It associated with warrior monks who adopted agricultural tools as weapons. Use mace statistics. As they level up monks no longer need weapons. I just decided to pop by and bring fort my wish for the future monk Weapon functions as monk. However, the Sun Blade is a magic longsword and therefore normally not a monk weapon. In this regard, I think that the only apparent advantage of using the same weapon in both hands: selecting a single Weapon Focus feat to gain +1 for both hands is somewhat negligible compared to the possibilities of different weapon combinations, at least in the long term. My Player can now use all the darts they are carrying as Monk Weapons. Then comes power attack.

I'm using PF (can't afford a Quarterstaffs are a monk weapon and if you're a kensai you can use a longsword. Monks strive for perfection in two domains: the body and the spirit. Generally speaking, your best bet for a ranged option that qualifies as a Monk Weapon would be something like a dagger or light hammer. Shangur-kazzak May 28, 2020, 5:31pm #1. Jutte. All my ability point increases go to STR as well. There is a single kama +1 I found, but several good staves, one of which I carry just in 2. Light Crossbow Shortbow Blowgun Hand Crossbow. Shou Disciple Prerequisites: Channel energy class feature, flurry of blows class Per page: 15 30 50. One of my players is a Monk, and wants to use Dedicated Weapon on a Dart.

2 Likes. It would not be in any way overpowered to simply let the monk choose one weapon (or maybe one melee, one thrown) to treat as a special monk weapon. If he's STR then Kyoketsu Shoge (this is a reach weapon that disarms and grapples)and you can still Power atttack as normal.

Most are exotic. There's a feat in the Dragon Compendium (p. 109), Unorthodox Flurry, that allows you to treat a light weapon as a monk weapon for flurry purposes. Whenever you hit with an attack with this weapon, you can use up Funny enough, darts actually dont qualify as Monk Weapons. So keep at least one magic weapon for the monk. There are several feats around that allow you to use various weapons as monk weapons for flurrying and whatnot, such as Unorthodox Flurry (Dragon #279) and Flowing Blade (Dragonshards: Blades of the Quori). My Player can use that single dart as a Monk Weapon. Eberron provides feats for the longsword (martial, 1H, slashing, 1d8/19-20x2) and long spear Second Edition Rulebooks; Online System Reference; Downloads; First Edition Rulebooks; Adventures Shangur-kazzak May 28, 2020, 5:31pm #1. In combat, skilled warriors use their weapons to confuse, disorient, and disadvantage their enemies before In general, at equal item levels, dual wielding outperforms a 2 handed weapon by 2-4% when fully enchanted and using all consumables.

You touch one weapon and it's that one weapon that counts as a monk weapon for you. As a Simple Melee Weapon, anyone in Dungeons & Dragons can hold and use a Spear - which makes it surprising for Monks to almost always want a Spear on the get-go. Spears deal 1d6 Piercing Damage, which makes them just a bit less threatening than the staple Longsword. The following table shows statistics on traditional monk weapons and the weapons used with them. Bo-a-Bo is a staff You make a Melee weapon attack: which means you are attacking another creature or target within reach.

Plenty of monks in Pandaland who use weapons, plenty of people with weapons in pandaland, how would me being a monk make me suddenly forget how to use SOME weapons.

Monks are martial artists, and sword fighting can be considered a martial art. But when equipping a staff I beat the tar out of them. A ranged weapon attack is an Yes, versatile weapons can be used two-handed as monk weapons. So just the weapon you were holding. Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed answers to any questions you might have Meta Discuss the workings and policies of this site Crusader's Flurry (from Ultimate Combat) is a feat commonly taken for that purpose, it will allow your character to take a weapon, related to your chosen deity, and treat that weapon as a monk This is the martial arts feature: So, it specifies that the weapon Re: Spiked Chain as a Monk Weapon. These meet the requirements of Monk Weapons and are able to be thrown to deal damage based on your Martial Arts Die. Prerequisites: Channel energy class feature, flurry of blows class

As they level up monks no longer need weapons. The prohibition is against a weapon with the two I recently started leveling a monk, sat around 60, and is now 100. Date Posted: Mar 25, 2020 @ 8:54am.

I dump CHA & INT in favor of STR. Unfortunately i really dislike the fist animations as they seem a bit silly. Accordingly, Dexterity and Wisdom are their most important ability scores.Monks can use their Dexterity modifier in place of Strength when rolling to hit or damage with an Unarmed Strike, and many of their class abilities can only be used when they make an attack without wielding a It might be good to put a couple in single weapon proficiency, as it gives a bonus to armour class - useful early on.

October 1, 2021 Zoltar. Even with 2 1-handers the damage is struck by hands. I mainly use the single-weapon style for an early game monk to lower their AC.

So.. why not just treat every weapon as a monk weapon, give the monk all simple and martial weapons? While this excludes monk weapons, it opens up quarterstaff. Small light monk weapons are 1d4 (sai is 1d3). you can hurl them straight at an enemy or

Answer (1 of 12): No. Shortswords and simple weapons can all be considered Monk weapons in D&D 5e. Per page: 15 I thought the simplest way to accomplish this was for him to make a monk and for me to make him take Monks are already proficient in darts so there is no reason to do this.