Bladesinger blade-channeling?

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Can Bladesingers channel magic through their blades like Sorcerers?  In other words, can they turn a ranged power into a melee one by using their blade as an impliment?

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Can Bladesingers channel magic through their blades like Sorcerers?  In other words, can they turn a ranged power into a melee one by using their blade as an impliment?

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Can they channel magic through their blades? Yes.
Do they channel it like Sorcerers? No.
Can they turn a ranged power into a melee one by using their blade as an implement? No.


Do they even need to do so? No.


In detail:
Bladesingers have a class feature that allows them to treat a light or heavy blade as if it was a Wand implement (these have to be specified, because the Bladesinger can, surprisingly, use pretty much any weapon for most of his features[1]).  They also have a class feature that makes them immune to provoking opportunity attacks when making ranged or area attacks, so it's actually unnecessary for them to turn their ranged attacks into melee attacks.

[1]Yes, there is actually a possible Hammersinger build, without having to houserule at all; you'll just need to find ways to turn your hammer into a viable implement, assuming you'll be utilizing it as such.

 
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Now it makes sense!  Thanks for answering so simply
 
Do they even need to do so? No.
 


That much is true.. most wizards dont anymore need any such feature... why because staff expertise is a cheap fix which covers sorcerors better than the blade channelling and its tied up in a feat tax awesome might as well take it.

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