Flames of Phlegethos 5e

Published on March 12, 2022, Last modified on April 4th, 2022

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Great feat for fire-focused Wizards, Sorcerers, and Warlocks that can increase the damage of spells and provide some protection.

Which 5e Classes Make the Most of Flames of Phlegethos?

The color code below has been implemented to help you identify, at a glance, how good the Flames of Phlegethos 5e feat is for a specific class/subclass.

  • Red isn’t going to contribute to the effectiveness of your character build at all
  • Orange is an OK option
  • Green is a good option
  • Blue is a great option, you should strongly consider this option for your character
  • Sky Blue is an amazing option. If you do not take this option your character would not be optimized

Artificer: Tieflings make alright artificers and this feat provides value for tiefling artificers that will be using the firebolt cantrip regularly. Pump your INT, get a bit extra fire damage, and create some protection against melee attacks.

Sorcerer: Tieflings make great sorcerers and this feat provides a ton of value for Tiefling sorcerers. Pump your CHA, get a bit extra fire damage, and create some protection against melee attacks.

Warlock: Tieflings make great warlocks but warlocks don’t get access to a ton of fire damage spells. This feat allows you to pump your CHA and create some protection against melee attacks, but you won’t get a lot of value from rerolling 1’s on damage dice for fire attacks.

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