Blackhole Redux: Drow Swordmage|Exicutioner/Curseborn

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Hey all

I built a variation of the a Drow black Hole, which I might play in an upcoming one-shot.  I was hoping to get some thoughts.

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====== Created Using Wizards of the Coast D&D Character Builder ======
Malklyr, level 16
Drow, Swordmage/Assassin (Executioner), Curseborn
Swordmage Aegis (Hybrid) Option: Aegis of Ensnarement
Guild Attacks (Hybrid) Option: Red Scales (Hybrid)
Hybrid Assassin (Executioner) Option: Hybrid Executioner Will
Followed a Cult (+2 to Stealth)
Theme: Guardian
 
FINAL ABILITY SCORES
STR 11, CON 16, DEX 16, INT 22, WIS 14, CHA 9
 
STARTING ABILITY SCORES
STR 10, CON 13, DEX 12, INT 18, WIS 11, CHA 8
 
 
AC: 31 Fort: 24 Ref: 27 Will: 25
HP: 104 Surges: 10 Surge Value: 26
 
TRAINED SKILLS
Arcana +19, Endurance +16, Insight +17, Stealth +22
 
UNTRAINED SKILLS
Acrobatics +13, Athletics +10, Bluff +7, Diplomacy +7, Dungeoneering +10, Heal +10, History +14, Intimidate +9, Nature +10, Perception +12, Religion +14, Streetwise +7, Thievery +11
 
POWERS
Basic Attack: Melee Basic Attack
Basic Attack: Ranged Basic Attack
Guardian Attack: Guardian's Counter
Drow Racial Power: Cloud of Darkness
Swordmage Feature: Aegis of Ensnarement
Assassin Attack: Quick Lunge
Assassin Attack: Poisoned Dagger
Assassin Attack: Assassin's Strike
: Assassin's Strike (Additional Use)
Swordmage Attack 1: Booming Blade
Swordmage Attack 1: Frigid Blade
Swordmage Attack 1: Blade of Judgment
Assassin Utility 2: Silent Stalker
Swordmage Attack 3: Dimensional Vortex
Swordmage Utility 6: Quickling Stride
Assassin Attack 9: Wall of Shadows
Stealth Utility 10: Persistent Tail
Curseborn Attack 11: Accursed Flames
Curseborn Utility 12: Drow Shadow Stride
Swordmage Attack 15: Reaper's Challenge
Swordmage Utility 16: Aegis of Lost Souls
 
FEATS
Level 1: Clutch of Darkness
Level 2: Knife in the Dark
Level 4: Intelligent Blademaster
Level 6: Flail Expertise
Level 8: Wrathful Warrior
Level 10: Dragging Flail
Level 11: Lashing Flail
Level 12: Double Aegis
Level 14: Darkness Reign
Level 16: Cloud of Poison
 
ITEMS
Alhulak
Staggering Alhulak +4 x1
Gambler's Suit Feyleather Armor +4 x1
Assassin's Cloak +3 x1
Bracers of Mighty Striking (paragon tier) x1
Sandals of Precise Stepping (heroic tier) x1
Shadowdancer's Gloves x1
Helm of Opportunity (heroic tier) x1
Battle Standard of the Hungry Blade
====== End ======


I decided to go with Ensnarement Swordmage to pull creatures back into the black-hole, and Executioner to boost MBA damage (which this build should get plenty of)  Flail was chosen for the flail feat lines to give me a slide-and-prone combo.

Thanks for take'n a look.

-VB
Since your flail is not a light or heavy blade, you can't use it as an implement for your implement powers and you've given up the chance to get swordmage warding (though I note you didn't pick up the hybrid talent for that so you may be aware of it).  The combo works, it would just be nice if you didn't have to sacrifice most of your class to make it work.  It also works better with the fighter (more AC, good ways to stop them from moving).
Since your flail is not a light or heavy blade, you can't use it as an implement for your implement powers and you've given up the chance to get swordmage warding (though I note you didn't pick up the hybrid talent for that so you may be aware of it).  The combo works, it would just be nice if you didn't have to sacrifice most of your class to make it work.  It also works better with the fighter (more AC, good ways to stop them from moving).

You can take Spiked Chain Training to have a weapon that's both a Flail and a Light Blade.
Since your flail is not a light or heavy blade, you can't use it as an implement for your implement powers and you've given up the chance to get swordmage warding (though I note you didn't pick up the hybrid talent for that so you may be aware of it).  The combo works, it would just be nice if you didn't have to sacrifice most of your class to make it work.  It also works better with the fighter (more AC, good ways to stop them from moving).

You can take Spiked Chain Training to have a weapon that's both a Flail and a Light Blade.



He is already using his multiclass for Fighter to get access to the Flail feats.
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