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Credit to Dead_Weasel for this

Posting this version since Libertad is having problems with the coding.

I've made a discussion thread for this handbook here.

This thread is primarily the work of Me, Myself, & 101 others, which  I have reorganized and expanded. Feel free to point out errors or missing information.

Although I recognize that Dragon magazine has published a great number of alternative class features as well, I have opted to leave these out (excepting useful links to them in the Miscellany), since they are often disallowed are more difficult to access than normal WotC sourcebooks. You are welcome to discuss or inquire about them in the thread, and likewise to discuss or inquire about subjects related to alternative class features. (Discussion thread posted above)
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Thanks for contributions go to Nanshork, Aiden_Bautista, Surreal, Djief, runestar, BenSan, ed209, Auldar, Iron Klaw Merc, Salrantol, Exavian, gellor, Wrong, FaxCelestis, CantripN, MiscDebris, kilroo, carnivore, Janos Antero, Ikeren, Balthanon, Nebo, FriendlyFrog, feintmaster, Ulpharz, Wih, true_shinken, Argaud, Stormbrooke, The_Shaman, Divisionbyzer0 and dawnbringer.

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Re: Alternative Class Features (Dead_Weasel)
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2013, 07:19:14 PM »
Ardent
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Artificer
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Assassin
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Barbarian
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Bard
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Cleric
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Divine Mind
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Dragon Shaman
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Druid
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Erudite
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Favored Soul
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Re: Alternative Class Features (Dead_Weasel)
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2013, 07:20:07 PM »
Monk
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Paladin
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Psion
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Psychic Warrior
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Ranger
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Scout
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Spirit Shaman
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Sorcerer
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Soulknife
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Re: Alternative Class Features (Dead_Weasel)
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2013, 07:20:45 PM »
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Dragonblood Subtype
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Re: Alternative Class Features (Dead_Weasel)
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2013, 07:21:06 PM »
Variant Class Feature Chaining
The idea behind class feature chaining is that it might be possible for a class to take an ACF that grants another class's features (such as the Craft Hunter barbarian losing Rage and getting the Archery Combat Style from Ranger) and then take an ACF based on those features (such as losing the Ranger's Combat Style and gaining Wild Shape).  This is not strictly possible in the rules, but it might make the game more interesting if your DM is okay with it.

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Re: Alternative Class Features (Dead_Weasel)
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2013, 07:21:26 PM »
Online ACF list by Garryl.
Alternative Features and Substitution Classes

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Alternative Features and Substitution Classes

Garryl's full guide to Free D&D can be found here.
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Re: Alternative Class Features (Dead_Weasel)
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2013, 07:21:35 PM »
Reserved

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Re: Alternative Class Features (Dead_Weasel)
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2013, 07:22:21 PM »
Reserved.  Should be the last one.

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Re: Alternative Class Features (Dead_Weasel)
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2013, 07:53:19 PM »
The master race demands you list all of it's Racial ACFs!

Warforged Monk, City of Stormreach pg121.

Harmonious Form (purity of body)
Meditate for 8 hours to repair twice your ECL in HP, stacks with the repairing by the Craft skill.

Shifting Steel (diamond body.).
You can choose to deal slashing or piercing damage instead of bludgeoning damage.

Full of suck, not even Warforged can prevent Monk writers from failure, but needed for completeness.
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Re: Alternative Class Features (Dead_Weasel)
« Reply #9 on: February 01, 2013, 08:12:13 PM »
Added the Warforged Monk sub levels to both Monk and Warforged spoilers.
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Re: Alternative Class Features (Dead_Weasel)
« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2013, 10:49:38 AM »
Missing Favored of Bahamut/Tiamat for Favored Soul (DrM)

Edit: Could have sworn I posted in discussion instead, maybe cookies problem with multi-tab
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Re: Alternative Class Features (Dead_Weasel)
« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2013, 02:11:59 PM »
Please us the discussion thread linked in the first post for more suggestions on how to improve this handbook.  Favored of Bahamut/Tiamat were by the Drow entry and didn't get formatted to be on their own.  That's been fixed now.
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