Have a Homebrew Monastic Tradition

Designing and Dragons

Did you like D&D 3e’s Fist of the Forest? This is like that, but in 5th edition. The class itself didn’t have a lot, so this adds some versatility to monks’ unarmed strikes, utility features with animalistic senses, and calling wild creatures to help you.

New Monastic Tradition: Way of the Wilds

One of the more extreme monastic traditions, the Way of the Wilds calls its members to embrace the asceticism of living outdoors like an animal. Adherents typically forgo permanent shelters, making tents or nests out of branches and animal skins, and the most dedicated refuse even to cook their food, eating everything raw. These warriors, known as “Fists of the Forest,” protect everything within their territories and seek to live in complete harmony with nature.

Unarmored Defense: Beginning at 3rd level when you choose this tradition, while you are wearing no armor and not wielding a…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

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