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Todd Talks - Eberron

Todd Talks - Eberron

3 ай мурун

  1. Blake Breaker

    Blake Breaker23 мүнөт мурун

    I really like that the abilities for this path also happen to work well for a Vampire PC....

  2. Abelhawk

    AbelhawkСаат мурун

    My only change would be a name change. Usually the path refers to what the barbarian actually is, not what he’s similar to.

  3. Andrew Beauman

    Andrew BeaumanСаат мурун

    Is it just me or are these green screens just getting worse and worse...?

  4. #Foxes Forever

    #Foxes ForeverСаат мурун

    Woah I love this

  5. Jehsu Plummer

    Jehsu PlummerСаат мурун

    Todd Talks is like Joe Rogan Experience of D&D 👌

  6. Allana Quaday

    Allana QuadayСаат мурун

    I LOVE the twilight domain concept. I can't wait to find a time to play one!!

  7. jake baczik

    jake baczikСаат мурун

    Fantasy is what you make it😄

  8. User name Redacted

    User name Redacted2 саат мурун

    aw this is the first subclass i really REALLY want to come out officially

  9. Joe Rainwater

    Joe Rainwater2 саат мурун

    Earth Genasi Barbarian Path of the Beast who has sapphire chips on his head but during rage they turn more ruby and ruby fangs come down :) I'm excited to try it as a savage diplomat in a court

  10. Justin Perkins

    Justin Perkins2 саат мурун

    Hey do y'all need to do a video on oath of heroism

  11. Josiah Herried

    Josiah Herried2 саат мурун

    Finally! I can play a Werebear 🥳 🐻

  12. William Sterling

    William Sterling3 саат мурун

    I always include fantasy references from movies, tv shows, and books. Last session my party met Yennefer from The Witcher.

  13. Ryan Millar

    Ryan Millar3 саат мурун

    Love this subclass, but I would personally change the "call the hunt" ability a tad, barbarians don't really need more hp, even if it's temporary. Especially if they also have the tough feat. I'd make the creatures you affect gain temporary hit points instead, this will also let them use reckless more confidently (which would eat up those temp hit points way faster without barbarian resistance) and you can flavour that as them going into a half rage/beast because of your power. Since this is stronger I would make it once per short rest. Either that or 9th level conjure animals similar to shepherd druid, like you're calling upon the hunt to aid you, and make it a once per long rest ability. Lastly, for anyone wanting to build the class up more, giving them the ability to wildshape or polymorph into a limited selection of beasts would make this perfect. Though it probably isn't necessary, and wouldn't be the most use in later levels, but it oozes flavour. Like, for a werewolf themed character, dog - wolf - dire wolf - Winter wolf This could be a number of times equal to CON mod per long rest, with the final creature (winter wolf in this case) costing two uses. A bear theme could end with owlbear, cat theme could end with displacer beast, etc. There's tonnes of CR3 stuff available for whatever theme you want. But it does have totem bear resistance to contend with, so I feel like giving this subclass cooler and more impactful late level abilities will help a non-bear totem barb from feeling like they are missing out, since totem barbs also have the option of going beast-like due to the totems.

  14. DoomedPaladin

    DoomedPaladin3 саат мурун

    Ah, Dan Dillon made it? That explains the awesomeness. I look forward to playing with it.

  15. Vegas242

    Vegas2423 саат мурун

    Warlock warlock? Your patron is going to be mad when it finds out you've been subleasing out your powers

  16. Roger Harper

    Roger Harper3 саат мурун

    This just reminds me of Beorn from the Hobbit.

  17. John Boyd

    John Boyd4 саат мурун

    I'm really happy Ozzy Osbourne is getting over his parkinsons and writing a book

  18. Victor Braz

    Victor Braz4 саат мурун

    The Path of the Beast to me fits incredibly well with a Demonic Barbarian. Literally porting it as is, just skinning it with an Abyssal fiend infecting you.

  19. Jason Bryant

    Jason Bryant4 саат мурун

    If we're talking about infecting other players, it might be fun to have the other players start out as other classes, but sooner or later they all have to take a level in this class.

  20. Hikumo

    Hikumo4 саат мурун

    Bring back Planescape

  21. Shawn Ceci

    Shawn Ceci4 саат мурун

    My friends and I are running out of the abyss and in blindenstone there are were were rats, my character is a paladin Selune the goddess of the moon and good lycanthropy I received her blessing and became a were boar this subclass is perfect for My character very excited

  22. bouboulroz

    bouboulroz4 саат мурун

    Made a Simic hybrid in Ravnica who wants to become the perfect predator by being able to adapt depending on the situation. The evolution is faster than ever... and it has claws !

  23. Allen Fortenberry

    Allen Fortenberry4 саат мурун

    I love how when Todd first talks about werewolves and vampires the light made his eyes look red

  24. L0rd_of_cows

    L0rd_of_cows4 саат мурун

    Gonna go for a pincerclawed simic hybrid with this. Choose to get a tail during rage and pick up the wall climbing passive from lvl 6(?) to become a scorpion

  25. Atomic Lich King

    Atomic Lich King4 саат мурун

    I was already fawning over the new content, and hearing Todd talk about it. Then I heard (from my perch in the UA Document in another tab) Jim's voice and went "Wait, is that JIM FROM WEBDM?!" Very cool thoughts, and amazingly flavorful subclasses! The Barbarian and the Warlock are my favorites, and by far my favorite UA articles to come out anytime recently!

  26. PJ VC

    PJ VC4 саат мурун

    anyone else who when hearing the name jeremy crawford for the first time imagined a british bloke with a monocle and a cane?

  27. Atomic Lich King

    Atomic Lich King4 саат мурун

    Path of the Beast is, perhaps, my number 1 pick for a new Barbarian Archetype. Like Todd said, the flavor is OOZING and the mechanics are solid as well. Whenever I play as a Barbarian, I like to find ways to use unarmed strikes or natural weapons, just because I love that up-in-your-face style of combat as a Barbarian. I've come up with so many character ideas already just based on my first reading alone, INCLUDING the "bats bats bats bats bats" thing that Todd mentions at the end! Give me my Triton sharkbarian, my Shifter beastborn, my Dwarven badger, my Lizardfolk adapting to combat, all of it! With the Lizardfolk in particular, since they already have claws, fangs, and a tail, I love the idea of supercharging yourself with primal energy to enhance those natural features. You grow an extra set of teeth, spikes erupt from your tail, which suddenly grows longer and thicker, etc. I'm ready for this to be printed, is what I'm saying! :D

  28. Andrew Drow

    Andrew Drow4 саат мурун

    I want a Blood-related powers Barbarian. This is too close to Totem Barbarian

  29. Michael Marks

    Michael Marks4 саат мурун

    You had me at new barbarian subclass

  30. JayfroC

    JayfroC4 саат мурун

    "Beasts all over the shop... You'll be one of them, sooner or later..."

  31. Bluecho4

    Bluecho44 саат мурун

    Ideas I've had about each of these: 1) Beast Barbarian: Warriors that don the pelts of beasts and ornate masks, in order to evoke Sympathetic Magic to assume their powers in battle. Whether through the Rule of Similarity or even calling an animal spirit to ride them, the warrior powers aren't necessarily innate, but LEARNED. This model of Barbarian, incidentally, also works for Path of the Totem; a single culture might produce Barbarians of both kinds, fighting side by side. 2) Mercy Monk: If anyone is familiar with Mage: The Ascension, this subclass is a dead ringer for the Euthanatos tradition. Martial artists, mystics, and healers who tend to those who can be saved, and give the "Good Death" to those who cannot. These include those who suffer and cannot heal, and those who are wicked and will not change. They end life when necessary, to minimize damage to the world, and to allow the souls of those they kill to move on to their next incarnation. Preoccupied with the proper turning of the Wheel of life, death, rebirth, and fate, they also seek to destroy undead or help them move on, so as to free them to continue their journey around said Wheel. (As an aside, given the long and difficult history between the Euthanatoi and the Akashic Brotherhood, I'm now imagining feuding sects of Monks. One side are Mercy, the other Open Palm. Could be a neat backdrop element in a campaign.) 3) Watcher Paladin: Say a rift opens up on a world in the Prime Material Plane, that connects to some other plane. _Things_ keep coming through. The inhabitants of the realm form an order of knights, devoted to guarding the gateway, stopping anything from getting in, and sending missions into the realm for various purposes. An entire group of Watcher Paladins (among other classes, like Horizon Walker Rangers), keeping vigil over this rend in space. Whenever someone returns from the breach, they are taken into interrogation rooms and subjected to an exhaustive list of questions, all under a Zone of Truth. Questions meant to catch and entrap would-be shapeshifters, spies, possessing entities, and traitors who made pacts with otherworldly powers. Some watchers have been fighting here so long - over so many consecutive generations - exposure to planar magic and the blood of its inhabitants has changed these people. Many are Tieflings, or Genasi, or Elves (including Eladren or Shadir-Kai), or are Sorcerers with Wild Magic or Aberrant Minds or the like. 4) Noble Genie Warlock: This one has a number of small ideas for characters, so it's hard to choose without getting really specific. For just one idea, though, is that of a character from a Noble background, whose nobility was granted to their ancestor by a genie. Think Aladdin, but he committed to being Prince Ali. And that ancestor's descendants have been working off that debt ever since.

  32. Mattias Calvignac

    Mattias Calvignac4 саат мурун

    4:52 a barbarian with a mushroom based origin that makes people high as the explanation.

  33. Toño Domínguez Ambunan

    Toño Domínguez Ambunan5 саат мурун

    Helloooo d&d wolverine (:

  34. Daniel Gunther

    Daniel Gunther5 саат мурун

    One of the coolest additions. This is definitely a something I want to play.

  35. Jim Meeker

    Jim Meeker5 саат мурун

    This Critter is looking forward to this. Also It's Thursday!

  36. Cassandra Spencer

    Cassandra Spencer5 саат мурун

    There was a missed opportunity here in naming this a "Barbearian" subclass.

  37. Ibrahim Harmoush

    Ibrahim Harmoush5 саат мурун

    The only thing I can think about when I think about this is a tiefling, the tail is there the fangs are there. its made for tieflings

  38. Crypto Watcher

    Crypto Watcher5 саат мурун

    "I'm extremely gothie goth." No. That statement alone revokes any kind of legitimate goth standing. =P

  39. SmugGrog 98

    SmugGrog 985 саат мурун

    A Longtooth Shifter barbarian on the Path of the Beast would be a force to be reckoned with. Like this beast could potentially dish out 4 attacks at level 5, 3 claw attacks and bite attack as a bonus action, straight mauling fools on the battlefield like a feral badass. Anyway i am just happy that we might finally get feral and bestial barbarian subclass that focuses on unarmed combat, finally i might be able to play concepts based on more feral characters like Wolverine or Blanka raw.

  40. Tyler Boyce

    Tyler Boyce5 саат мурун

    Why did no one tell me Beyond Heroes was journeying to Wildemount?!? I wish I had seen this streamed live!

  41. Bacon bacon

    Bacon bacon5 саат мурун

    Lot of interesting abilities and features, but the subclass itself kinda feels unneeded.

  42. tomisabum

    tomisabum5 саат мурун

    Reading through this, it could VERY easily be flavored for a more inhuman, Far Realm-esque style inheritance or bloodline burden as well; madness and shifting flesh in a very David Chronenberg-esque body horror take. Can't wait!

  43. William Bennett

    William Bennett5 саат мурун

    Game of Thrones is “played out” was a nice way to say crashed in flames

  44. Mythical Simorgh

    Mythical Simorgh5 саат мурун

    Been Playing An Efreet prince 20 years in dnd... all from 3rd edition to 5th.... always ready to sell a wish for a mortal soul haha.. and hunt for mortal beauties for the harem collection and also hunt deadly beast on a material plane... just put them into magical flying intelligent item that looks like a birdcage. Warlock new patch is perfect for my Efreet... giving spells to mortals...

  45. T - Revvington

    T - Revvington5 саат мурун

    Time for a gang of Lycanthrope Barbarians. Call 'em the Wolfgang.

  46. VTMarik

    VTMarik5 саат мурун

    Best character concept for this class? Literally being the guy from Altered Beast.

  47. Yuriev Olmos

    Yuriev Olmos5 саат мурун

    Is there a plan to add UA as a downloadable source in the D&D application? Or is it always going to be an online source only?

  48. Darkest Argentum

    Darkest Argentum6 саат мурун

    im rolling up a surfer bro Barbarian who becomes shark like when he rages

  49. Ford Zeits

    Ford Zeits6 саат мурун

    7th comment

  50. Kenny Crites

    Kenny Crites6 саат мурун

    Looks really cool!

  51. Fgbgob

    Fgbgob6 саат мурун

    Well we already have path of the totem warrior.

  52. Halite Games

    Halite Games6 саат мурун

    I already made a lizardfolk barbarian with this subclass. I'm so excited! Playing HARD into the beastial side of the race!

  53. Ltdsuperdude 123

    Ltdsuperdude 1236 саат мурун

    Love it! Need it! Doing it! 👍

  54. Disciple Of Tzeentch

    Disciple Of Tzeentch6 саат мурун

    Beast can only heal 1/turn with the bite, but yeah it gets two shots at healing after level 5

  55. D&D Beyond

    D&D Beyond6 саат мурун

    *NOTE* Our apologizes for the technical issue that affected Todd's audio. We hope you still enjoy the video! What are your thoughts on this Unearthed Arcana subclass? Do you have any ideas for characters you want to test? Create your Path of the Beast Barbarian on D&D Beyond: www.dndbeyond.com/classes/barbarian#PathoftheBeastUA

  56. Erin Borror

    Erin Borror6 саат мурун

    I love Perkins love for the CR folks. I met him at Origins a few years ago and he had nothing but good to say about his time spent with the crew for Campaign 1. <3

  57. Erik Hirschfelt

    Erik Hirschfelt6 саат мурун

    Lol " we had no idea what he would say..." anyone who has ever followed critical role knows he would drop everything to become an official contributor to his greatest passion

  58. Ric S

    Ric S6 саат мурун

    That halfling luck though

  59. Dead Man Talking

    Dead Man Talking7 саат мурун

    I'm a bit sad that Matt got to the idea of a possiblity controlling subclass before I had an idea for a Singularity Monk that is the compounded version of all the immediate universes closest to it. Flurry of blows would be multiple versions of the monk reaching out for consecutive blows.

  60. hueyblade

    hueyblade8 саат мурун

    making an evil celestial warlock is easy just make a pact with an evil god.

  61. PandoraWolf

    PandoraWolf8 саат мурун

    Wasnt mercy monk a thing in 3.5?

  62. Stevangar Cronox

    Stevangar Cronox9 саат мурун

    “Do you think this is one thing is shaping/revolutionizing the genre as a whole?” “That’s... not quite how this works.”

  63. Matthew Koller

    Matthew Koller9 саат мурун

    the bite version to me sounds just like Marie Curie from league of extraordinary gentlemen. a poised and noble character that just knows if things come to it....3v1 it's just not fair for the 3 of them.

  64. Stephen Woodruff

    Stephen Woodruff9 саат мурун

    Hi D&D Beyond, I'd love to chat with you about a business opportunity. Do you have an email address that I can contact you at?

  65. rstlr01

    rstlr019 саат мурун

    I want fantasy to go back to dark sun!

  66. WreckerR

    WreckerR9 саат мурун

    How did he come up with the term Dunomancy?

  67. MrBiloxifireman

    MrBiloxifireman9 саат мурун

    Great video. I'll have to back up and watch more from this group

  68. Tony Favilla

    Tony Favilla9 саат мурун

    Working out a Noble Genie Warlock / Sword Bard multiclass... The idea is that a djinn (or efreeti), travels to the Material Plane as a distraction, and witnesses a bard performing. Amused by this bard, they reach out to them, disguised as a mortal, and offer to be their personal performer, offering your typical wealth & power. It is only after the "deal" is done, that the bard realizes the ramifications of their employment, as their patron reveals their elemental grandeur. It is only by the bard's hasty persuasion skills that he is able to avoid permanent enslavement, instead offering to travel the world, occasionally offering treasure or stories of their travel to satisfy the patron's whims. Thinking of having the "vessel" be a decorative manacle or wristguard...one that links out an identical manacle to a party member to serve as their tether feature. If djinn (seems the most benevolent option), the tether sparks with electricity. Thinking that the Eldritch Invocation that lets you push opponents around with Eldritch Blast makes for a good tactic...being that you can fire a beam or two yourself, push an enemy, and THEN have your tethered ally blast them around, too. Really lets you play with the environment.

  69. Hannah Moore

    Hannah Moore9 саат мурун

    Yes!! I’m excited as a critter and a fan of this show to see how this plays out! Also I need the toss a diamond you’re cleric shirt but my should said bard instead. LoL I have a bard who is the parties main healer and he is always worries about being able to heal his friends so I really relate to o’kerra.

  70. Prana Khan

    Prana Khan9 саат мурун

    That talk could have lasted another hour & a half, easy

  71. Rage Walrus

    Rage Walrus9 саат мурун

    11 days

  72. Karpmageddon

    Karpmageddon10 саат мурун

    Makes bald werebear. Names him Baldur. Waits. ☻

  73. Luke Austin

    Luke Austin10 саат мурун

    Anyone know when they're dropping part 2? I'm itching to learn about the next Cleric and Rogue subclasses.

  74. Mazzy

    Mazzy10 саат мурун

    I really love these DnD Beyond interviews you can always feel the passion from the company and the guests they interview. Will always be my favorite game and community to be a part of

  75. AJ Juson

    AJ Juson10 саат мурун

    Matt Mercer is a national treasure. So humble and full of joy for D&D. You can tell he loves it and just wanted to do right by both the critters and D&D players in general. Bless you sir. Bless you.

  76. Devon Harvey

    Devon Harvey10 саат мурун

    im playing a (female) warforged artificer who after the war had gone to a school of artificers and replaced most of (her) parts with more feminine parts and during the procedure she was learning alchemy and was taken under the wing of one of the top professors because she had been the first warforged that had been interested in alchemy. they later grew a bond, she felt like a daughter to him. later he passed due to an illness and now she travel the world trying to help those in need with her alchemy skills.

  77. Jared

    Jared10 саат мурун

    IFBB Pro Chris Perkins

  78. ApexBSC

    ApexBSC11 саат мурун

    I hope we are able to get a druid influenced by astrology and celestial bodies. Kind of like Augra from the Dark Crystal series. A gentleman monk who uses Bartitsu would be cool as well. A bard who does Cartomancy or uses Tarot Cards kind of like the Huckster from Deadlands would be a sweet archetype or maybe like a stereotypical gypsy character. Just some character itches I want. And maybe some sort of portal manipulating class, where the portals work like in the Portal game.

  79. Pedro Scoponi

    Pedro Scoponi11 саат мурун

    It's been some time now that fantasy _seems,_ at least to my eyes, to be favoring small groups of individuals over institutions, regardless of whether the tone ends up very bleak, more optimistic, or somewhere along the middle. There aren't really as many organized segregations, like Hogwarts Houses, Olympian Cottages and whatnot - it's about a small group of friends (or a family) trying to support each other. I see it in books, I see it in D&D, I see it in shows...

  80. ChillinNStuff

    ChillinNStuff11 саат мурун

    Did anybody make that bounty board???

  81. AJ Pickett

    AJ Pickett11 саат мурун

    So true about the zeitgeist, no sooner do I upload a video on a topic, I have someone spooked at how it was exactly what they needed, at exactly the right time, or how often a couple of other channels will put out the same related topics which seem like we are coordinating behind the scenes.. but no, it's just the D&D vibes, percolating through the astral sea and into our fevered brain meats. :)

  82. Parker Stapley

    Parker Stapley11 саат мурун

    I love Chris Perkins, he is such a lovable dude that is quite insightful on more than just D&D.

  83. grantgravity

    grantgravity11 саат мурун

    Long before the world was known, the dwarves began to dig. They found magic in the very dirt. The deeper they burrowed down, the more plentiful the magic. Soon, they found ways to harness the magic. They used it to sculpt the world, and the world used it to sculpt them. The world told them her name...

  84. YorichigoSama2

    YorichigoSama211 саат мурун

    is there a way to watch the full interview if there's one? Cause 3min30 seconds is not enough of Chris Perkins xD

  85. Alan Mulks

    Alan Mulks12 саат мурун

    VTT please

  86. Major Fallacy

    Major Fallacy12 саат мурун

    "if he [Crawford] sees anything problematic for the game, we cut it". Phew, good thing healing spirit and hexblade didn't make it

  87. Mathew

    Mathew12 саат мурун

    I really want to play this Barbarian subclass as Dr. Jeckle and Mr. Hyde

  88. Scott McLarty

    Scott McLarty12 саат мурун

    I've never actually watched their campaign, have they been playing in the Dragonlance setting? Because I might have to go back and watch all of that.

  89. Pedro Scoponi

    Pedro Scoponi12 саат мурун

    I was already super happy that they got a bunch of artists from the CR community to work on this book - knowing that they'll likely get a chance to work with WotC again as well, that just warms my cold little heart... :)

  90. Pedro Scoponi

    Pedro Scoponi13 саат мурун

    The fact that the project's codename was Dawn War makes me think this was thought to be an Age of Arcanum adventure or campaign setting at some point... I can definitely see how that would be dauting to do on top of the Campaign 2 work, if that is indeed the case!

  91. j e

    j e13 саат мурун

    Todd Talks + WebDM = Love.

  92. Luke Jackson

    Luke Jackson13 саат мурун

    I don't know why, but having other campaigns in Exandria makes me so happy. It's like having Rogue One in the star wars universe.

  93. Romier Owens

    Romier Owens13 саат мурун

    You mean to tell me I can create the Wizard King from Black Clover. Sold.