Battle Sorcerer (D&D Sorcerer variant)
|Unofficial rules compendium
The battle sorcerer is no weak arcanist, hiding behind the fighters. Instead, she is a capable physical combatant who mixes magical prowess with fighting skill.
Hit Die: d6.
Base Attack Bonus: The battle sorcerer uses the base attack bonus progression of the bard.
Class Skills: Add Intimidate to the battle sorcerers class skill list.
The battle sorcerer has all the standard sorcerer class features, except as noted below.
Weapon and Armor Proficiency: At 1st level, a battle sorcerer gains proficiency with any one light or one-handed martial weapon of the characters choice. She also gains proficiency with light armor.
Spellcasting: A battle sorcerer can cast sorcerer spells while in light armor without the normal arcane spell failure chance.
Bonus Feats: The battle sorcerer receives Eschew Materials and Weapon Focus as bonus feats at first level. At level 2 and 3 he may select a bonus feat from the fighter's list of bonus feats. All prerequisites must be filled.