An unorthodox Monk build

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This build is pretty unusual. and yes, I realize that the paragon path 11th level power would not be usable until 12th when the character pickes up Power of Arcana to use with divine bolts, but here it is. Thoughts from anyone who has played a monk are welcomed.





































































































1st, human; unarmored agility, melee training
 
 
2nd weapon expertise; Unarmed
 
4th improved monk unarmed strike
 
6th weapon focus; unarmed
 
8th improved defenses
 
10th accolyte of divine secrets (divine bolt 1/encounter)
11th psionic defiling, Master Defiler Paragon Path
12th power of Arcana
 
14th mark of making
 
16thweapons master
 
18th brutal flurry
 
20th toughness
21st Dragon King Epic Destiny, form mastery
22nd unarmed mastery
 
24th fluid motion
 
26th arcane leach
 
28th victims defilement
 
30th defiling adept
Why all the focus on basic attacks instead of using actual powers through a Ki Focus?
I'm trying to get Character Builder let me make a halfling monk with the Soaring Blade paragon path, which gives proficiency in and requires use of a heavy blade.  I want my halfling monk to use the heavy blade one-handed so I can carry a dagger in the off hand.  How can I get the size a the long sword down to the "small" catagory with Character Builder?  I changed the damage die from d8 to d6, but it still required I use it two-handed.
I'm trying to get Character Builder let me make a halfling monk with the Soaring Blade paragon path, which gives proficiency in and requires use of a heavy blade.  I want my halfling monk to use the heavy blade one-handed so I can carry a dagger in the off hand.  How can I get the size a the long sword down to the "small" catagory with Character Builder?  I changed the damage die from d8 to d6, but it still required I use it two-handed.



You can't.  Use a Scimitar instead.  Also, next time, make your own thread.  It might get you an answer quicker. 

To further elaborate on this: 4th Edition doesn't have "weapon size" rules like in 3rd or Pathfinder.  A weapon's damage dice rarely change size.  If you are a Small creature, you have to wield a weapon with the Versatile property in both hands.  A Longsword has the Versatile property, so you have to wield it with both hands.  A Scimitar, however, does not have the Versatile property, so you can wield it one handed.  Also, it is High Crit, which means you roll extra damage dice on a critical hit.  It is +2 Proficiency, instead of +3 Proficiency, though.

I don't think there are any Heavy Blades which would be better than the Scimitar for a Halfling.
Also, it is High Crit, which means you roll extra damage dice on a critical hit.  It is +2 Proficiency, instead of +3 Proficiency, though.

I don't think there are any Heavy Blades which would be better than the Scimitar for a Halfling.


Note that, for a Monk, both High Crit and Proficiency are largely irrelevant, since they use Implement attacks almost exclusively, and neither applies to Implement attacks.

Drow Long Knife would be better if you ever are likely to make weapon attacks, and it gives you an RBA, albeit a STR-based one.  You can make an end-run around proficiency issues, too, by using the Mage's Weapon enchantment.
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