It is obvious they did not forsee people taking it on an Eldritch Knight. Shadow Blade Sources: Xanathar.164 Tags: sorcerer warlock wizard level2 illusion. Concentration up to 1 min. Finesse says : Shadow blade 5e is an illusion spell in the 5th edition D&D role-playing game. [D&D 5e] Shadow Blade, SCAG cantrips and Elven Accuracy 1578852272 Semako Permalink Quote. You weave together threads of shadow to create a sword of solidified gloom in your hand. If this substitution allows you to gain a benefit that normally applies to all finesse weapons (those described in the Weapon Finesse feat description), it instead applies only to the Shadow Hand discipline's preferred weapons. Shadow Blade []. it is a 2nd level spell for Wizards, Warlocks, and Sorcerers that gives you the following: Bonus action casting time. So I've been thinking about this after reading the Shadow Blade spell (which seems like a fairly awesome choice for a Bladesinger). I played around with the idea of free-action dropping the blade on the side of your square, and free-action letting another character pick it up. The shadow blade hand-off should be considered an action. Since Shadow Blade is not in the compendium, I had to enter it manually into my character sheet. It counts as a simple melee weapon with which you are proficient. No War Magic or Hexblade’s Curse. Ok, so the new Shadow Blade spell is crazy powerful. Shadow Blade says: You weave together threads of shadow to create a sword of solidified gloom in your hand. 2nd-level illusion. Casting Time: 1 bonus action. By using this spell you can create threads of shadow. It deals 2d8 psychic damage on a hit and has the finesse, light, and thrown properties (range 20/60). For those who have not seen it yet. Hmmm, Elven Accuracy still arrives at 10 th, Resilient (Wisdom) and +2 Dexterity ASI are both put back, but only one level, to 14 th and 18 th respectively. A Light, Thrown, Finesse weapon that does 2D8 Psychic damage. Shadow Blade can be used in place of Weapon Finesse to qualify for a feat, prestige class, or other special ability. This is a playtest version for my friends If anyone here plays it I'd like to get your feedback aswell This subclass is subject to change in the future,probably in … Shadow’s Reach. This gives 5 th level Shadow Blade at 13 th, and 7 th level Shadow Blade at 17 th. The reach of a single melee attack increases by 5 feet. Range: Self. When you choose to become a shadowed blade at 3rd level, your shadow can reach out to strike your enemy, even if you are too far away to normally hit the creature. Components: V, S. Duration: Concentration, up to 1 minute. You can use this ability twice before completing a short or long rest. This magic sword lasts until the spell ends. You can use these threads to create a sword that looks like a solidified gloom sword which you can easily attain until the end of the spell.