Talk:Druidic Adept (3.5e NPC Class)
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Ranger animal companion would mean that the level one class feature is useless. Also, compare to the adept and you have much greater power, perhaps not enough to boost you to T3 from T4, but close. The Adept is already at a level of power beyond what an NPC class rightfully should be, there shouldn't be an NPC class more powerful than it.