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Cleric EssentialsD&D Insider Article
Class Acts
By Logan Bonner

Devotion and religious knowledge define all clerics, but beyond those categories, they’re a varied bunch. The aggressive, forest-dwelling elf cleric of Corellon and the pacifist, urban halfling devoted to Erathis both have greater faith than most people, but they approach interactions and battles in far different ways. Many factors influence, and are influenced by, your choices between ranged and melee combat, and healing, buff, and control powers.

Worship is a language all can speak and all can understand. Only when we pray do we speak with our true voices and express the desires of our souls. Through the investitures of faith, one’s voice becomes louder and more clear. One chosen by destiny to follow this path must speak to one’s god for the benefit of many who are less faithful. The responsibility of calling out for the protection of the world often falls upon the strongest voices in worship and faith.

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    About the Author

    Logan Bonner has worked on D&D Miniatures, Forgotten Realms Player’s Guide, Adventurer’s Vault, Player’s Handbook 2, and Arcane Power in his time as a designer at Wizards of the Coast. He has designed both familiars and alchemy, encouraging people to be both social and anti-social.

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