5e Monk Classes

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Monk classes tend to use ki or have a martial artist theme.

Monk Classes[edit]

Classes based on the monk archetype.
Name Summary Spellcasting Hit Die
Arcane Blade Dancer A magical warrior who can sense the weave and move with it, dancing with its invisible flow. 10
Aspect A cosmic embodiment who fights to maintain a balance, heralding major events that reshape worlds. 8
Battle Hedgehog A warrior who uses their spiky armor to protect themselves and hurt their foes. 10
Bladedancer 10
Boxer A unarmed combatant who fights for glory and gold. 10
Brother Superior A mostly-traditional monk, but as it SHOULD be, encompassing the Seven Deviant Disciplines (tweaks detailed on Discussion page). 8
Draconic Descendant, 2nd Variant Those whose ancestry can be traced back directly to the dragons, similar to sorcerers, but unlike sorcerers who use their ancestry for magic the Draconic Descendant uses it for strength. Warriors whose skin is as hard as armor and who's teeth are as sharp as daggers. 8
Dragon Blade A swordmaster that fights with deadly grace, skill, and power 10
Elemental Samurai Noble and disciplined warriors, devoted to their clans, who draw powers and techniques from the elements common on the regions their clans are located. Combatants specialized in using the environment and elements found on those environments to crush their enemies. 8
Flame Dancer Flame Dancers are pyromaniacs that release the flame within through dancing. half 8
Hojosa Alternate A class revolved around the character 'Ilpyo Park' from God of Highschool 8
Kirai Monk The Kirai Monks are and order of monks who have opened their minds to the weave. A Kirai monk is bound only to the pursuit of enlightenment, which they refer to as Cosmic Awareness. 8
Martial Artist Warriors to seek to master the art of combat. 10
Monk, 3rd Variant A martial artist who uses the mystical force of ki to enhance their natural fighting abilities. 8
Monk, 4rd Variant A martial artist who uses the mystical force of ki to enhance their natural fighting abilities. 8
Monk, 5th Variant A martial artist who uses the mystical force of ki to enhance their natural fighting abilities. 8
Monk, Regenerating Ki variant A martial artist who uses the mystical force of ki to enhance their natural fighting abilities. 8
Monk, Variant A martial artist who uses the mystical force of ki to enhance their natural fighting abilities. 8
Swordfighter A martial melee class that uses stances and successive attacks to build combo points to unleash stronger and stronger attacks. 8
Tattooist A tattoo artist capable of infusing magic in the tattoo designs. 8
The Scout Scout from Tf2 6
Ur Khul Ranger Hunters, Trackers and Guardians from the ancient school of Ur Khul Nathorvín Etrío ed Kareptirah 8
Wrestler Whether through brute strength or incredible skill, the wrestler is a charismatic melee fighter adept at dishing out pain, soaking up punishment, and controlling the flow of battle. 10
Wrestler, Variant Whether through brute strength or incredible skill, the wrestler is a charismatic melee fighter adept at dishing out pain, soaking up punishment, and controlling the flow of battle. 10
Xenokai Fighter An unarmed fighter that uses intense training, focus, and mediation to empower themselves beyond their usual limits in combat. This is a variant of the Monk class, and meant to work with conventional monk subclasses. 8
Zoomer Zoomers are people who use their speed to make quick and deadly strikes. 8

Monk Mashup Classes[edit]

Mashup classes with multiple themes, one of which is the monk archetype.
Name Summary Spellcasting Hit Die
Alcoholic An somewhat self-sustaining DPS with evenly distributed benefits and negatives. 10
Anti-Mage Anti-mages are warriors created trough magical rituals that turns their bodies into batteries of arcane potential, absorbing magic hurled at them to be used as a fuel to hunt spellcasters. 10
Chosen A creature that has been blessed by a god. 8
Draconic Guide Powerful monks who were taught by dragons to use ki to become as powerful as the dragons themselves. 8
Draconic Pugilist Those who have been blessed by Draconic powers through a variety of means other than bloodline. A warrior with skin as tough as plate mail and talons as sharp as the deadliest blade. This class requires any non-Dragonborn race. 8
Dragon Heir Powerful monks who were taught by dragons to use ki to become as powerful as the dragons themselves. 8
Fist Dealer A powerful unarmed brawler, who strives for power trough whatever means necessary 10
Flowing Blade Slice Enemies to Pieces 10
Force-User, Variant 10
Gri-Gri Mystic (Wokan) A primitive casting class, able to learn casting spells through sacrifice, spellbooks or scrolls, or by being taught. full 10
Heavyweight Boxer Beefy brawlers who fight for fame and glory. 10
Hitokiri A swordsman sent out by an important or powerful figure for the express purpose of assassinating others. 10
Iai Swordsman A swordsman capable of drawing their blade with incredible speed. 10
Logger As a Logger you gain the following class features. 8
Luchador Honor, Family, Tradition. That is the Way of the Luchador: the masked wrestlers of Hispanic origin. 10
Ninja A highly trained professional warrior of espionage and guerrilla tactics. 8
Pit Fighter, Soulbeast Variant A person fighting for perhaps glory at victory, plenty of money to be won or were pressed into participating into Illegal Pit Fights 12
Possessed A creature destined to have a monster reside within itself. 6
Senshi A disciplined warrior, devoted to a path and master in the art of combat. 10
Shade A martial artist who draws their power from their dark inner strength and the Shadowfell. 8
Taoist Warrior Spiritual warriors who find a balance between serenity and chaos in both war and magic. half 10
Trapped Dragon Dragons cursed to appear in humanoid form, these mighty warriors retain some of their draconic visage and use it against foes. 10

Monk Classes Based on Existing Fiction[edit]

Monk classes which are based on characters or archetypes from other works of fiction.
Name Summary Spellcasting Hit Die
25th Baam Wave Controller Wave Controller is a Position where one helps their allies in battles by attacking the enemy or by aiding the team using Shinsu. Out of all the five ordinary Positions, Wave Controller is the rarest to be chosen for. full 8
Air Bender The Air Nomads are a peaceful civilization, but don’t underestimate them. 8
Blacklight Mutator Once a normal creature, exposed to an aberration/cursed virus you are more than just the creature, you are an infected hybrid. 10
Blacklight Virus A genetically enhanced mutation which allows the user access to alter their genetic code for biological weapons. 10
Dragon Slayer Individuals who use lost magic that grants them the power of dragons. 10
Espada 10
Frost Demon (5e Race) An all-out offensive class with powerful energy attacks, transformations, and telekinesis. 10
Fullbringer A human tainted with undead might from birth. 12
Hamon/Ripple User Hamon/Ripple Users use The Ripple to hurt enemies and assist themselves. 8
Hardening A quirk that hardens your skin to be super tough. 12
Hojosa A class revolved around the character 'Ilpyo Park' from God of Highschool 10
Homunculus An effectively immortal being created with the most forbidden science. 6
Ki Fighter Martial artists capable of harnessing their own life energy. 8
Ki Fighter, 2nd variant 8
Ki Fighter, Variant 8
Ki Warrior 8
Kiwami Heat Kiwami Heat focuses on fighting with unarmed strikes but handled weapons are welcomed. 10
Maverick Hunter A buster-wielding agent dedicated to the destruction of gone-maverick reploids. 8
Mobian Explorer 8
Mobian Speedster 8
Mystic Eyes User Bend the fundamental forces of the universe to your will with nothing but your eyes. 8
Nen User 8
Saiyan Fighter, 2nd Variant Powerful warriors capable of surpassing their limits with powerful transformations. 8
Saiyan Fighter, Variant Powerful warriors capable of surpassing their limits with powerful transformations. 8
Shinigami A class based on the hit anime and manga series, Bleach. 10
Soul Reaper 10
Soul Reaper, Variant 10
The Monkey King A class based on the character Jin Mori from God of highschool 8
Tokyo Ghoul A mutated monster that just wants to live. 10
Tokyo Ghoul, Variant A mutated monster that just wants to live. 10
UltraKiller You are a machine built for one singular purpose HIGH OCTANE DEATH your lows will be the deepest pits of despair, but your highs will be so tall not even the heavens can reach. 4
Warframe Moving quickly around the battlefield, the Warframes strike with both their weapons and the own powers. 8
Yellow Sun Kryptonian A powerful being able to channel sun energy to perform amazing feats. 12

Monk April Fools Classes[edit]

Monk classes with a more comedic twist.
Name Summary Spellcasting Hit Die
B-Baller Come on and Slam, and Welcome to the Jam! 8
B-Baller Variant Come on and Slam, and Welcome to the Jam! 8
Dayman Dayman! Aaah! Fighter of the Nightman! Aaah! 8
Furry Clad in cursed fursuits, these savage warriors are animals in their minds and abilities. 10

Incomplete Monk Classes[edit]

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