A Crap Guide to D&D [5th Edition] - Ranger

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  • Isaiah Boyce
    Isaiah Boyce

    "Just play a fighter with a bow, it's way better" the truest words spoken about the 5e ranger

    Πριν 2 ώρες
  • Dolphinboi

    Best fighter backstory He wanted to be a ranger then he saw this video

    Πριν 3 ημέρες
  • Tom M.
    Tom M.

    I mean you get to select more favored terrains as you level. So you'll probably be able to get the benefits of the class pretty easily. Though other abilities really aren't great, Ranger isn't to bad of a class really.

    Πριν 3 ημέρες
  • Sukki Blue
    Sukki Blue

    I will always be a ranger kobold

    Πριν 5 ημέρες
  • MaulMachine

    Thank you for being willing to discuss how Ranger is undergunned in its action economy.

    Πριν 5 ημέρες
  • Rennis Tora
    Rennis Tora

    My first ever character was a Ranger.

    Πριν 6 ημέρες
  • Holden Brolliar
    Holden Brolliar

    Wut happened to the bard

    Πριν 7 ημέρες
  • I am a Unicorn
    I am a Unicorn

    Having ranger ride the druid is the best way to portray teamwork. XD

    Πριν 8 ημέρες
  • Beneteus der graue Wolf
    Beneteus der graue Wolf

    to be honest the base ranger is fine - the only problem realy was the PHB Beastmaster, as the action economy and the Pet realy screwed the subclass over.

    Πριν 8 ημέρες
  • otakon17

    I need more of the half-orc ranger, she's cute as all get out.

    Πριν 8 ημέρες
  • Michael Gillespie
    Michael Gillespie

    I like how his velociraptor was actually just a druid in wild shape

    Πριν 8 ημέρες
  • Amelia Zen
    Amelia Zen

    contouring 101 is always a win

    Πριν 10 ημέρες
  • Zodishya

    So Gunslinger, but without the gun

    Πριν 10 ημέρες
  • David Sastre
    David Sastre


    Πριν 11 ημέρες
  • Yorcho

    0:23 drizzt ???

    Πριν 11 ημέρες
  • Silver Rabbit
    Silver Rabbit

    You know what? This is exactly what being a ranger is like in D&D 😂

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • Bryce McKenzie
    Bryce McKenzie

    2:34 Yas! 🦖

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • Bryce McKenzie
    Bryce McKenzie

    I'm a heavy Dragonborn Ranger, so I couldn't decide between Paladin or Bard. So I become both, but with more shooting.

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • Filet o’ Fish
    Filet o’ Fish

    As a bisexual myself...the image at 0:14...um... _hoo lawd_

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • nightwishfan1991

    In my current dnd party we have 2 fucking rangers I'm not even kidding.

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • Mathor Sionur
    Mathor Sionur

    I love how the bard changed side to follow paladin sama

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • Elviondel

    It’s WHAPPIN time!

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • Ryan Murders
    Ryan Murders

    Ranger derives from geographical range, not weapon range. Like "mountain range". They range across the terrain.

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • 7SidedFilms

    Suggestion, after the class crap guide, how about a special on the race crap guide?

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • Black Fox Gaming
    Black Fox Gaming

    Ranger is the pretty much the only class where you are required to talk to the DM before a campaign before deciding whether or not to run it. This is both so you can choose a terrain that is common enough for you to see the benefit and also so that you know going in whether the campaign is going to make world exploration a key feature or you're just going to dungeon crawl for the next 4 hours. A ranger with a favoured terrain and favoured enemy that are tailored to the campaign can make certain aspects of D&D more interesting. Otherwise they are literally a Druid/Fighter hybrid that does neither of those things that well.

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • Khornebread

    So is archer beastmaster or melee beastmaster preferred?

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • Acid Burn
    Acid Burn

    Hi, Jess!

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • Vinicius Procopio
    Vinicius Procopio

    ranger is the most op class in my table. we play standard rules and its basically like the other 4 members of the party, are as powerful as hobbits when comparing to legolas(the ranger) ,

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • Gregory McKenzie
    Gregory McKenzie

    Has no one mentioned JessJackdaw?

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • Etterra

    JessJackdaw cameo!

    Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • Johnny Scissors
    Johnny Scissors

    How has the Ranger been this bad at what they're supposed to do for this long

    Πριν 13 ημέρες
  • Noperope 1.0
    Noperope 1.0


    Πριν 13 ημέρες
  • jefferyrlc

    @2:09 1) That's an Observer, not a Beholder. 2) JessJackdaw?

    Πριν 14 ημέρες
  • Crow senpai
    Crow senpai

    I did not expect to see the WHAP GOBLIN in a Ranger DND video.

    Πριν 15 ημέρες
  • Alexander Armstrong
    Alexander Armstrong

    The bard is behind the paladin now

    Πριν 18 ημέρες
  • UndeadFred

    That's what, 3 Game Grumps references by now? I'm for it

    Πριν 21 ημέρα
  • HenshinFanatic

    So many people apparently dumped INT because there's no way in H-E-double-hockey-sticks that the Ranger is worthless as a class. Sure the majority of its class features are ribbons as WotC likes to call them, but it's real class feature are its spells. Hunter's Mark is a no brainer, real talk they should have just made it a class feature like paladin's smite, and they just get better each level for the most part. Sure you don't get the highest tier of spells, but you get enough goodies to cover your rear end in more than enough fights that your ribbon features are just capable of covering for you during exploration mode if you make half-way intelligent choices. TL;DR if you can't figure out how to make Ranger work, maybe Barbarian is more your speed?

    Πριν 22 ημέρες
  • KanaHyoshi

    Felicia is THIRSTY

    Πριν 22 ημέρες
  • Cool Lemon
    Cool Lemon

    I can do almost all those things at the end I just want a wyvern instead though

    Πριν 23 ημέρες
  • IVIaskerade

    Survival Expertise Valour Bard Battlemaster Fighter Land Druid Scout Rogue All somehow better rangers than the ranger.

    Πριν 23 ημέρες

    crap guide to dota plz i saw tinker lol

    Πριν 23 ημέρες
  • Elias Lovell
    Elias Lovell

    Can’t wait for the warlock, sorcerer, and wizard.

    Πριν 24 ημέρες
  • pen_BERRIES

    2:41 why does the d20 say "BUTT" on it?

    Πριν 25 ημέρες
  • Katariah Fierson
    Katariah Fierson

    Brawndo????? The thirst mutilator????

    Πριν 25 ημέρες
  • Manuel Toney
    Manuel Toney

    I actually hope they rework beast master and Hunter. I am not that deeply interested in the new subclasses they are cool and all but they don't fit well with me, I feel more zenergy with the other two subclasses and being one with nature but not going full spell casting druid.

    Πριν 25 ημέρες
  • -b ø n e s- Sp00ksta
    -b ø n e s- Sp00ksta

    Blinker!... I mean Tinker!!!

    Πριν 25 ημέρες
  • DraconicRain

    Can I play a ranged melee?

    Πριν 26 ημέρες
  • Neil Dracos
    Neil Dracos

    Why is the Paladin standing on the bard? 😂

    Πριν 26 ημέρες
  • Doctor Plague
    Doctor Plague

    This is the best thing

    Πριν 27 ημέρες
  • Donny Harmsen
    Donny Harmsen

    I love that the BardxPally crush thing carried over from the previous video :D!

    Πριν 27 ημέρες
  • MrBubblebox

    most gm's will tell you what terrain the campaign will start in if you ask nicely also felt you missed a chance to say Gloomstalker is a fighter but better after setting up that fighter with a bow is a better ranger. Also setting up cordon of arrows as a MELEE ranger is very useful. since you dont need you arrows for ammo.

    Πριν 27 ημέρες
  • namekman01

    the name ranger refers to the fact they cover ranges of land, and are ideal as scouts. atleast thats how i always understood it.

    Πριν 27 ημέρες
  • Blade Rivalen
    Blade Rivalen

    Anyone else notice that during the damage count near the end the bard did "69" damage?

    Πριν 27 ημέρες
  • HooliganTheBlack


    Πριν 27 ημέρες
  • Camilo Fernández
    Camilo Fernández

    Bard does 69 damage. Nice.

    Πριν 28 ημέρες

    I once played a one armed ranger. It was pretty bad, but interesting

    Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • Pink

    The issue with Beastmaster Ranger, ironically, is it generally requires more system mastery than any other class than a dedicated Moon Druid to get the most out of. At level 3, a Beastmaster with a cooperative DM can have a Pteranodon for flight, which is really powerful, or can be rocking something like: Giant Poisonous Snake 10, 18, 13, 2, 10, 3 AC 18 HP 18 Perception Blindsight (10 ft), Swim (30 ft) Studded Leather Barding Bite: +8 to hit, 1d4+6 piercing, DC 11 CON (3d6 poison); half on save or Flying Snake 4, 18, 11, 2, 12, 5 AC 16 HP 12 Blindsight (10 ft), Fly, (60 ft), Swim (30 ft), Flyby Bite: +8 to hit, 1d1+2 piercing+3d4 poison damage - and that's not even getting into the more utility beasts, one of with has an AUTO-GRAPPLE.

    Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • CloudfluffTheCat

    Ranger.... hot...

    Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • Mr.Vojtik

    And don't even mention Steel Wind Strike, which is fucking broken.

    Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • TeaPea102938

    low key, both the fighter and the druid got me like UWU. Unf

    Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • SnarkbotAnya

    I think I have to mention that the Adventures in Middle-Earth version of this class, the Wanderer, is WAY better. Favored Terrain gets replaced by Known Lands, which you get more of as you level up, so you can pick regions where your party is going to be adventuring, and the level 20 ability is that you don't have to roll for damage anymore and just get to do maximum every time. You're also absolutely OP in the Journey phase, to the point that the other characters can just leave all of the jobs up to you and you'll probably just do them better anyway. Plus, if you picked Dunedain as your culture, you basically just get to be Aragorn.

    Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • Brandon Greenland - Glenforest SS (2172)
    Brandon Greenland - Glenforest SS (2172)

    2:09 *IT’S HER*

    Πριν 28 ημέρες
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    Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • TheWolfTamer

    Huh, is that supposed to be JessJackdaw at 2:09?

    Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • Nathan Brubaker
    Nathan Brubaker

    Best series ever. Can't wait for Sorcerer, Warlock and Wizard.

    Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • Maid of Heart
    Maid of Heart

    That tiefling bard is coming for that Paladin fine ass....though I think the bard is liking getting stepped on

    Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • Francisco Sanchez
    Francisco Sanchez

    I don't even play dnd but these videos are the best thing ever.

    Πριν 29 ημέρες
  • Feronanthus

    Favored Terrain: New JANG City

    Πριν 29 ημέρες
  • Kirrim Kerman
    Kirrim Kerman

    It's the best Lego city out there tbh

    Πριν 26 ημέρες
  • Lethik

    Was that a poring that got stomped?

    Πριν 29 ημέρες
  • Rebecca

    I'm pretty sure the name "ranger" refers to terrain, not weapons. 😕 You know, like a park ranger.

    Πριν 29 ημέρες
  • BoroMonokli

    This shows that AD&D 2e is clearly the superior system. Rangers in that rocked.

    Πριν 29 ημέρες
  • Treble Marquis
    Treble Marquis

    But like... hasn’t this been revised now? >.> Officially?

    Πριν 29 ημέρες
  • YourOwnDemise

    Revised Ranger was never published. They released it as playtest data (Called Unearthed Arcana), to let people see how balanced it was. The general consensus was that it was too overpowered, so they never actually published in an official expansion - Compare it to things like Way of the Drunken Master Monk, which they release as Unearthed Arcana, then release it officially in an expansion later if people think it's fun and balanced. The fact that we've had several official expansions (Xanathar's Guide to Everything, and Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes) that didn't have Revised Ranger means it's unlikely that it'll ever be "officially" released.

    Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • Sebastian Schirmer
    Sebastian Schirmer

    I love the poor goblins

    Πριν μήνα
  • Darth Secretus
    Darth Secretus

    I cannot wait until Sorcerer with him talking about wild magic

    Πριν μήνα
  • Sean NotShawn
    Sean NotShawn

    ha! i just noticed the Paladin mini is stepping on the Bard mini. I can't tell if this is the Bard's fetish or if the Paladin is just going "nope". Or both?

    Πριν μήνα
  • Aaron Rayner
    Aaron Rayner

    Everyone is talking about the bard and paladin figures on the table at the end, but no one else has mentioned that the eyes on the bard figure have been changed there too. They're hearts. So those people making "step on me" jokes, you're actually right.

    Πριν μήνα
  • RedLink259 Gaming
    RedLink259 Gaming

    Glad your posting again love the content

    Πριν μήνα
  • Тимур Штурмгешюц
    Тимур Штурмгешюц

    What is this long necked dragon?

    Πριν μήνα
  • Remmuz crimsonlynx
    Remmuz crimsonlynx

    It's knows as a wiggler from the game Monster Hunter World, it's actually a little snake creature but I guess when it's turned into a helmet one could mistake it for being a long necked dragon *chuckles*

    Πριν 29 ημέρες
  • Atriark the Zebra
    Atriark the Zebra

    Preferred terrain of Grassland, destroyed city, other city, other grassland?

    Πριν μήνα
  • Just Joshin'
    Just Joshin'

    My kobold artificer will now start a film crew business

    Πριν μήνα
  • XxMonoblosxX

    Hey man, what do you you use to animate intro screen in the beginning of the videos? Also the rest of the video as well if you don’t mind telling.

    Πριν μήνα
  • XxMonoblosxX

    JoCat oh wow. Thanks man I appreciate it! Keep up the awesome work!

    Πριν μήνα
  • JoCat

    the intro and outro are literally frame-by-frame drawings made in sai and put back to back quickly in a video editing program. believe it or not, you could make it in Windows movie maker

    Πριν μήνα
  • Ian Struthers
    Ian Struthers

    Let the bard smooch that paladin!

    Πριν μήνα
  • Just Another Dude
    Just Another Dude

    Do rouge next! The sneaky little bastards

    Πριν μήνα
  • Matt G
    Matt G

    See, the only time I've ever played with a ranger was there was one in a rather short campaign who I'm 95% sure fudged the shit out of all his rolls and did fuck nuggets amounts of damage

    Πριν μήνα
  • Ross Sitges
    Ross Sitges

    Just use revised ranger. There is 0 reason to use the inferior version.

    Πριν μήνα
  • Nicholas Whitman
    Nicholas Whitman

    I just wanna be a Monster Hunter in DnD

    Πριν μήνα
  • ThatGuyWhoCantSing

    Glad ya picked up doing these again. They always make me smile. ^_^

    Πριν μήνα
  • Infinity

    At 2:08, am I the only one that thought of JessJackdaw when looking at the Beholder?

    Πριν μήνα
  • dnlkr

    I have to ask. Has anyone got a loop of the wiggler head intro/outro?

    Πριν μήνα
  • Kat Cave
    Kat Cave

    I turn to these videos when I need a good laugh. Do you plan on doing the sorcerer class next?

    Πριν μήνα
  • Kat Cave
    Kat Cave

    Okay thanks

    Πριν 19 ημέρες
  • Remmuz crimsonlynx
    Remmuz crimsonlynx

    Nope, he does it in alphabetic order just like the book, so rogue next *then* it's sorcerer ^^

    Πριν 29 ημέρες
  • DissidiaPenguin

    Discovered your videos and I laughed so hard that I had to watch all the D&D ones. I love your videos and style so much. Please keeping making more.

    Πριν μήνα
  • Yo Dawgz Gaming
    Yo Dawgz Gaming

    Should have done this on Revised Ranger and not the original 5e class. Which was so underpowered and lame that they MADE REVISED RANGER.

    Πριν μήνα
  • Yo Dawgz Gaming
    Yo Dawgz Gaming

    Odd choice, since the official Ranger is universally agreed to be terrible and almost entirely useless. But, okay.

    Πριν 29 ημέρες
  • Remmuz crimsonlynx
    Remmuz crimsonlynx

    He made it clear in his Q&A video he won't do UA stuff, hence why it's based on the official ranger build not the revised.

    Πριν 29 ημέρες
  • Lance Raxion
    Lance Raxion

    The bard is on the move. I repeat. The bard is on the move.

    Πριν μήνα
  • Aleksander Bergerseter
    Aleksander Bergerseter

    I Would like u to Teach me to be ok about losing Games/Characters in Dnd, and Train me to think Smarter and make me Better decisions in general, mostly in D&D

    Πριν μήνα
  • Edgewater1364

    Three second video is most honest one. Seriously. Monster Slayer Fighter. Be Aragorn.

    Πριν μήνα
  • Kamike Serpantail
    Kamike Serpantail

    My ranger was blind, but he had a squirrel to tell him where to shoot. Don't worry guys, walk into that blatant ambush, I'll cover you, trust the squirrel.

    Πριν μήνα
  • Jane Doe
    Jane Doe

    i'm 2 seconds in and i've already burst out laughing help

    Πριν μήνα
  • Stephen McDonald
    Stephen McDonald

    Just play Revised Ranger, it's a zillion times better

    Πριν μήνα
  • Shadow Gamer
    Shadow Gamer

    The paladin is stepping on the bard in the last panels. Nice

    Πριν μήνα
  • Starcast

    where's mah warlock?

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