Crossbow Expert DnD 5E Feat

Hiya adventurers of all sizes and shapes welcome to my web site and thanks a lot for selecting to the seventh episode of our feat sequence. Does your character have the eagerness, the will, the drive, nay are they destined to wield the crossbow. Have magnificence solid each mechanical and crude parts hearth and forth a bolt that lightning quick speeds. However at this time discover it sort of sucks yeah in the event that they wish to use it you already know you bought to seize this feat. It makes it much better in so some ways i’d make an argument that it truly makes it very helpful. That is the dnd 5e crossbow skilled feat and it’s discovered within the gamers handbook. With that intro out of the best way let’s take a fast take a look at the outline so we all know what we’re speaking about.


One thing i wish to level out there is no such thing as a prerequisite for this. So anybody of any race, class, or ability set can seize it with no issues.

Thanks for in depth observe by the crossbow, and in addition you’ll be able to achieve the next advantages:

  1. You do ignore the loading high quality of the crossbows by which you’re proficient.
  2. Truly, being inside 5 toes of the hostile creature doesn’t impose a drawback on a few of your ranged assault rolls.
  3. Everytime you do use the assault motion and even assault by utilizing a one handed weapon and in addition you’ll be able to ready to make use of a bonus motion to assault with the hand crossbow that you simply’re holding.

Actually cool stuff. Let’s check out the walkthrough so you’ll be able to sort of break this down just a little bit and simply get a greater grasp on it.


So we’ll begin with the primary half the loading property.

So within the good previous gamers handbook a loading is outlined as the next:

Due to the time required to load this weapon you’ll be able to solely hearth one piece of ammunition from it once you use an motion, bonus motion or response to fireside from it. Whatever the variety of assaults you’ll be able to solely take so with a purpose to do ignore that as long as you’re proficient with it which means for those who’re not proficient you don’t achieve entry to that full high portion there.

Now the second half being inside 5 toes of a hostile creature doesn’t impose drawback in your vary of assault rolls. In order that’s actually cool as a result of it sort of implies that it’s inconceivable to impose this benefit as long as that benefit is coming from the hostile creature. At the very least as written that’s what it seems like. So which means if the creature is susceptible then you definitely nonetheless don’t get drawback which is admittedly neat when you consider it.

And the third half once you use the assault motion and assault with a one-handed weapon you should use a bonus assault or a bonus motion story to assault with a hand cross however you’re holding. Very cool actually does add a utility to it with previous doobly older toes stuff like that.

That being stated you cannot make a couple of assault with the hand crossbow like this. Purpose being the hatter of that crossbow nonetheless has the ammunition tag hooked up to it and what which means is you want a minimum of one hand free to load it. So if in case you have a sword in a single hand, your hand crossbow in one other hand. There’s no manner you’ll be able to presumably load it with out dropping your swords you’re nonetheless restricted to the one shot.

It’s nonetheless actually good although you as primarily will get you an additional assault when you consider it which is sweet. With that out of the best way let’s take a fast take a look at my private ideas.

Private Ideas

By way of who advantages from this most anybody with multi assault ought to first certain get this it makes the crossbow way more usable as a result of you’ll be able to tag a greater than as soon as with it. When you’ve got a magical crossbow that robotically masses itself and thus doesn’t have the ammunition proponent.

You may also primarily flip it right into a machine gun. The artwork even whereas we’re holding one other weapon. The artificer has a very cool subclass that allows you to sort of just do that however because it’s not likely can and but. I can’t actually suggest you employ it. So by way of who advantages most from this fighters predominantly would relying on what sort of a personality you’re taking part in your paladin may as properly and anybody with multi assault.

Alright! that being stated guys i hope you all have an amazing day and as all the time blissful adventuring. When you’ve got any cool makes use of for this feat or any cool tales belonging to it please put it down within the feedback under. I really like studying them and i do know everybody else studying does as properly. I’ll see you guys subsequent time.

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