At 3rd level,
you choose an archetype that you emulate in the exercise of your rogue
abilities: Thief, Assassin, Acrobat, or Arcane Trickster, all detailed at the
end of the class description. Your archetype choice grants you features at 3rd
level and then again at 9th, 13th, and 17th level.
many features in common, including their emphasis on perfecting their skills,
their precise and deadly approach to combat, and their increasingly quick
reflexes. But different rogues steer those talents in varying directions,
embodied by the rogue archetypes.
of archetype is a reflection of your focus—not
necessarily an indication of your chosen profession, but a description of your
Your grace and
poise have granted you preternatural abilities, both in combat and without.
your regimen of physical exercise builds coordination, muscle tone, and
balance. This allows you to literally dance around opponents and reach areas
other people might find unreachable.
3rd level, the Thief-Acrobat can fall up to 10 feet times 1/2 their level
safely. You also can climb faster than normal, climbing no longer costs you
extra movement. When making a jump of any type, standing or running, the
distance you jump increases by a number of feet equal to your Dexterity
select this archetype at 3rd level, you have advantage on Dexterity
9th level, You gain the ability to Dodge as a bonus action. Standing up
from prone no longer costs any movement.
level, you gain mastery over placement and movement. Opponents no longer block
your movement. You may move through the squares of hostile creatures at no
penalty, it is assumed that you are moving over or by them. You still have to
disengage to avoid an attack if you leave the threatened area of a creature.
reach 17th level, you gain a climb speed equal to your normal speed.
level, anyone who uses a melee attack action against you when you have taken
the Dodge action grants you advantage on your next attack against them.
This allows you to do sneak attack damage. This effect only lasts until the end
of your next turn.