Paladin Class in Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) Fifth Edition (5e)
They are very good people, but also badasses in combat, their deity gives them power, but they are no clerics. One of the most intriguing and powerful classes in Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition is the paladin class. Let’s explore why.
What is a Paladin in Dungeons & Dragons?
Paladins are one of the main classes in Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition, and as such, the paladin class appears on the DnD Player’s Handbook (get your copy here).
Even thought this class, like many others, can vary quite a lot, there is one thing paladins have in common: they have sworn an oath to a deity that binds them closely and their goal is stand against the forces of evil. That oath makes them stronger than a regular warrior, they have been blessed and that shows.
How Do Paladins Become Paladins?
Is the oath to their deity and the commitment paladins have for said oath that makes a paladin be who they are.
What DnD Race Can Be a Paladin?
Even if this question seems to be asked quite often, just like with any other class, there is no real restriction in terms of which race can be a paladin. That being said, there are always some races whose characteristics adjust better to certain classes.
For this reason, if you want to have a paladin class character but you are unsure of which race to go, ask yourself things like: what type of paladin do I want to play? Will their strength be their number one characteristic? Will it be charisma or dexterity the main focus?
Once you answer this question it will be much simpler to look for the D&D race that better adjusts to your needs thanks to their ability score racial modifiers.