Game: Baldur's Gate 3

Rogue Subclass

You prefer to deal sublime punishment to a single foe at a time – not in a duel, mind, because a duel implies chivalry, and you’re too busy getting the job done for honour.

Primary Ability: Dexterity
HP: 8 + CON modifier base, 5 + CON modifier per level
Recommended Attributes (before Bonuses)
8 STR, 15 DEX, 14 CON
12 INT, 13 WIS, 10 CHA

A Rogue Assassin has access to the following features (in addition to their Rogue features):

  • Assassinate: Initiative
    • You are deadliest against unprepared enemies. In combat, you have advantage on attack rolls against creatures that haven’t taken a turn yet.
  • Assassinate: Ambush
    • Any successful Attack Roll against a Surprised creature is a Critical Hit.
  • Assassin’s Alacrity
    • Quick as an alley cat in a rain-dark city, you immediately restore your action and bonus action at the start of combat.
  • Infiltration Expertise
    • (Action) Adopt a new identity, changing your appearance. (Until Long Rest)
  • Level 3 – Assassinate: Initiative, Assassinate: Ambush, Assassin’s Alacrity
  • Level 9 – Infiltration Expertise
  • All the Assassin’s starting features make the first round (and start of the round) their time to shine. Take advantage of starting a fight with a stealth attack. Due to Assassin’s Alacrity, you will gain your actions back upon combat starting (netting you two attacks on an enemy).
  • Acquire the feat ‘Alert’, because it gives you more initiative, meaning you can attack enemies sooner in the turn, thus taking advantage of Assassinate: Initiative more often.
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