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One D&D: 5 Classes That Should Be Buffed (& 5 That Should Be Nerfed)

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  • Posted on 19th Sep, 2022 13:32 PM
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One D&D is the new set of rules, which is being released gradually so players can test the next edition of the game.

For the most part, Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition has managed to be more balanced than many of its forebears, reducing the notorious power gaps of Third Edition. However, it's by no means perfect in this regard, and many players recognize that certain classes fall behind their fellows and others outpace even well-balanced classes.

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One D&D is the new set of rules, which is being released gradually so players can test the next edition of the game. So far, the only rules that have been released are for player races and backgrounds. Once class rules are released, many players hope to see some classes improved and others weakened compared to their 5e counterparts.

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Despite efforts to bridge the gap, full spellcasting classes are typically more powerful than anything else in 5e. The paladin is one of the few classes to cross this gap, simply due to how effective it can be. Even with its less versatile and powerful spellcasting, it's a very flexible class and one that's welcome in any party.

The class is as good in combat as the fighter, has one of the best healing abilities with Lay on Hands, and has excellent magical capabilities. Using Charisma to fuel many of its abilities means it's also good at social interaction on top of everything else. The class is just slightly too good at too much, and One D&D could work to reduce its effectiveness and bring it more in line with other classes.

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