Arcane Lord - Epic Prestige Class
This Prestige class uses elements that may not be applicable to the Forgotten Realms Campaign
When wizards dream, they dream of becoming arcane lords. The arcane lord is a true master of spellcasting, able to shape her arcane magics in ways that lesser beings can only dream of doing. In the arcane lord's opinion, if there is anything about arcane spells that she doesn't already know, it probably isn't worth knowing. Some might call this arrogance, but the arcane lord doesn't care what others think. To her, all that matters is the pursuit of the arcane and the mastery of all things magical.
As the name suggests, the arcane lord prestige class is most appealing to arcane spellcasters. Generally speaking, sorcerers and wizards have the most to gain from this class. A bard highly dedicated to spellcasting possibly understand their pursuits. Since so few exist, congregations of arcane lords are rare. Of course, if the situation warrants, an arcane lord stands ready to defend herself, her home, and her allies. While most arcane lords might care little for those around them, even they see the benefits of strategic alliances with local emperors, princes, and high priests.
Hit Die: d6
To qualify to become an Arcane Lord, a character must fulfill all the following criteria:
- Skills: Knowledge (arcana) 25 ranks, Spellcraft 25 ranks.
- Feats: Skill Focus (Spellcraft), plus any five metamagic feats.
Epic Feats: Epic Spellcasting.
- Spellcasting: Ability to cast 10th level arcane spells.
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