A few weeks ago I came up with a concept for a bard subclass that turns some of the traditional notions of what a bard is on it’s head. While most bards traditionally rely on musical instruments to ply their craft, not all colleges need to be beholden to this mechanic.
The College of the Unheard is a bardic tradition that caters to characters who do not have their full capacity for hearing. Whether hard of hearing or deaf, members of this college are unfazed. Rather, they harness their capabilities to communicate and cast spells in unique fashion.
Bards of this college call themselves The Unheard because their invisible disability often goes unconsidered by others. Yet, anyone who underestimates The Unheard will quickly learn the folly of their ways, as these bards are equally capable as their peers and boast incredible talent.
I worked to build out mechanical…
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