Warlock 5e

Warlock 5e is from one of the classes of Dungeons and Dragons, which is one of the most trending and famous Role Playing Board Games.

Who is Warlock? Warlock is a character full of magical worlds. While playing the individual who chooses Warlock would be a great knowledge seeker. The main personality trait of Warlock 5e is charisma. Here we are going to review full Warlock 5e details which will include physical features, Class Features, Warlock 5e table, Warlock Spells 5e, Eldritch Invocations, Warlock subclasses 5e. In addition, this article will help you on how to make a pact with your patrons. Which warlock spells to choose and which 5e Warlock invocations to choose, which races to select for your Warlock and how to choose your ability score.

Why play a Warlock 5e?

Warlock 5e is a prototypical magician, spell caster, and knowledge seeker who deals with an otherworldly patron in exchange for magical power and knowledge. It is very interesting and one of the most resourceful classes to perform because of the choices to make in the play. They are exceptional in their spellcasting abilities because after a very short rest they are back in action for casting a spell. Warlock is a great choice when there is big decision making at each level and if every decision is influencing the performance of the future levels.

The most anticipated and likable quality of warlock is its charismatic characteristics while dealing with decisions. It can help to perform leadership tasks and can perform as a leader for the whole group while playing as in a team with friends.

Warlock guide 5e


Level Proficiency Bonus Features Cantrips Known Spells Known Spell Slots Slot Level Invocations Known 


+2 Otherworldly Patron, Pact Magic 2 2 1 1st


+2 Eldritch Invocations 2 3 2 1st



+2 Pact Boon 2 4 2 2nd



+2 Ability Score Improvement 3 5 2 2nd



+3 3 6 2 3rd



+3 Otherworldly Patron feature 3 7 2 3rd



+3 3 8 2 4th 4
8th +3 Ability Score Improvement 3 9 2 4th



+4 3 10 2 5th


10th +4 Otherworldly Patron feature 4 10 2 5th



+4 Mystic Arcanum (6th level) 4 11 3 5th 5
12th +4 Ability Score Improvement 4 11 3 5th



+5 Mystic Arcanum (7th level) 4 12 3 5th 6


+5 Otherworldly Patron feature 4 12 3 5th


15th +5 Mystic Arcanum (8th level) 4 13 3 5th




Ability Score Improvement

4 13 3 5th


17th +6 Mystic Arcanum (9th level) 4 14 4 5th



+6 4 14 4 5th



+6 Ability Score Improvement 4 15 4 5th


20th +6 Eldritch Master 4 15 4 5th


this table will guide through the game for making decisions this is derived from the handbook as 5e Warlock guide.

Class Features

For choosing warlock you need to have a charisma score of 13 or higher, you gain the following features by studying Warlock 5e guide;

Hit Points Proficiencies Equipment
Chose equipment between (a) or (b)
Hit Dice: 1d8 per warlock level
Hit Points at 1st Level: 8 + your Constitution modifier
Hit Points at Higher Levels: 1d8 (or 5) + your Constitution modifier per warlock level after 1st
Armor: Light armor
Weapons: Simple weapons
Tools: None
Saving Throws: Wisdom, Charisma
Skills: Choose two from Arcana, Deception, History, Intimidation, Investigation, Nature, and Religion
(a) a light crossbow and 20 bolts or (b) any simple weapon
(a) a component pouch or (b) an arcane focus
(a) a scholar’s pack or (b) a dungeoneer’s pack

From the beginning, Warlock 5e holds power-driven existence so it gets D8 hit dice. Moreover, for the defense, it is gifted with a light Armour. Warlock gets to choose 2 weapons from simple weapons. Initially, you will need to select two skills from the following;

  • Arcana
  • Deception
  • History
  • Intimidation
  • Investigation
  • Nature
  • Religion

whereas for saving throws, you will get wisdom and charisma.

Pact Magic

Your arcane research and the magic bestowed on you by your patron have given you facility with spells. See Spells Rules for the general rules of spell casting and the Spells Listing for the warlock spell list.

Warlock spells 5e

Warlock is the character that casts spells in addition to its ability to combat to create greater influence in the game. It is a character that enjoys using light armors to showcase its abilities. For the gamer who is role-playing warlock is provided with the warlock 5e spells. The member can use the spells according to the levels they are reaching and the slots they have on the table. Initially, they will use two main 5e warlock spells.

For instance, if the player has two spell slots available from the third level, and has 1st level spell from the list he can increase the level of strength by leaving one slot from third, and 1st level spell intensity can be increased to match the level player is playing on. When the player reached on the next level in this class, he gets an opportunity to replace a spell from the Warlock 5e spells with the spell player already knows about.

Some of the famous 1st level spells for Warlock are Charm Person 5e, Hex 5e, and Witch Bolt 5e. while level 2 has phantasmal force 5e.

Warlock Cantrips 5e

What is Cantrips? Cantrips are tricks and techniques your character can play. On initial level two cantrips are learned by players from the list, after some progress on other levels players from this class can learn new cantrips of their choice

Every character has a certain ability to cast its spell, as discussed before, Warlock has the charisma to cast its spells. Moreover, charisma modifier to be used while setting the saving throw DC (difficulty class) for your casting spell as a warlock and roll with one while initiating an attack. Some of the 1st levels cantrip for warlock are Chill Touch 5e, Eldritch Blast 5e, Mage Hand 5e, Minor Illusion 5e and Poison Spray.

Spell save DC = 8 + your proficiency bonus + your Charisma modifier

Spell attack modifier = your proficiency bonus + your Charisma modifier

Eldritch invocations

Eldritch invocations are the magical abilities of the Warlock class. An invocation leaves a lasting impact. It is one of the invocations that are powerful in an evil manner. It fulfills devilish purposes of warlock class. Each invocation is elaborated in the description of the class it belongs to. The players get a chance to select invocation from the class table on the second level. To learn an invocation a player must fulfill prerequisites of the warlock 5e invocations given in the table. To gain an exchange of Eldritch invocation the player must progress to the next level and chose 5e Warlock invocations of his choice. Like At 2nd Level you will have to choose two invocations to put in your bucket, whereas after advancing your character to higher levels you are allowed to use more Eldritch Invocations as shown in the Invocation column of the table.

Otherworldly Patrons


Otherworldly patrons are basically Warlock 5e patrons also called subclasses, Dungeons and Dragons offer patrons and pacts to classes with different abilities, powers, and spells. The Warlock 5e subclasses use their abilities for significant benefits in return for something. All patrons have their own set of extended spells to strengthen the character of warlock. The Warlock of the same patrons will play allies during the game. It is not necessary that you like your patron. You might get it willingly or with a grudge or the patron doesn’t like your character. Dungeons and Dragons offer all kinds of possibilities. With every edition, there is an update. For Warlock class, the fifth edition brings two new kinds of patrons. Some of the famous patrons are Hexblade Warlock 5e, Celestial Warlock 5e, and Fiend Warlock 5e

At 1st level, you have struck a bargain with an otherworldly being of your choice: the Fiend, which is detailed at the end of the class description, or one from another source. Your choice grants you features at 1st level and again at 6th, 10th, and 14th level.

  • Archfey
  • Celestial
  • Fiend
  • Great Old One
  • Hexblade
  • Kraken (UA)
  • Lurker in the Deep (UA)
  • Noble Genie (UA)
  • Raven Queen (UA)
  • Seeker (UA)
  • Undying

Warlock 5e Pact

Warlock 5e pact is also known as Pact Boon, this feature is already mentioned in the Warlock table when you advance to Level 3 of Warlock, you can make a choice from three of the pact boon available. These pact boons will be the gift from your otherworldly patrons, where you gain one of the features of your choice by choosing from the following Pact boon.

  • Pact of the Blade
  • Pact of the Chains
  • Pact of the Tome

Ability Score Improvement

This ability score improvement feature gives you outstanding enhancement to your ability score. With this feature when you advance to 4th, 8th, 12th, 16th, and 19th level, you are able to increase any two ability scores by 1 point or one ability score by 2 points, but ability score can maximum capped up to 30. Using the optional feats rule, you can forgo taking this feature to take a feat of your choice instead.

How to build a warlock DnD 5e?

To build the character Warlock 5e the player must fill the character sheet with

  1. a character background, aims and personality traits
  2. select race from handbook
  3. roll dice and record six numbers for ability scores
  4. Write features and traits belong to the race selected. You can find it from chapter 2 of the handbook
  5. Select the background from chapter 4 and select features and adopt personality traits according to the background selected. You can twist according to your imagination
  6. Record information regarding your class given in chapter 3 of the handbook. Mention your ability scores and determine it from chapter 1.
  7. Select equipment your class has and you can choose your armors. Similarly, if your class possesses the magic to learn your spells.
  8. Write your skills determined by the ability scores.

How do warlock spells work 5e?

Warlocks are different than other characters in the game. While casting a spell they have to look at the spell slots to cast a spell on the 8th level, for example, they are on the 4th slot level with 2 spell slots they have to leave their slot to cast the spell. Warlock does not have many spell slots but they can increase the effect of the spell by using it on a higher slot level. For other spell casters to regain slot they must rest for at least 8 hours but Warlock only has to rest for an hour to regain its slot.

How to come up with a patron warlock DnD 5e?

Patrons are supernatural power source a character creates. It is not God but with Godly powers. The character can select the type of patron or create one. To come in contact with patron the best way to communicate is indirectly to maintain the fear of patrons. It is on the character how patron brings to life in the game for earning benefits and revolving the game in their favor.

Can Warlock heal 5e?

Actually Warlock does not heal on its own, but with the help of feats, you can and it is the best option Moreover, A multiclass Warlock with Life Cleric can be an efficient healer. In multiclass scenario healing costs spells, whereas you get 2 spell slots as a Warlock per short rest, and using a spell on healing is a waste.

How to be a good Warlock 5e?

Playing good warlock 5e can be very difficult as Warlock has to choose alignment between evil or chaotic, or both can be chosen. It derives their powers from the creepiest of patrons who are dominant of black powers and use them against evil. So a good-aligned warlock is a forbidding and frightening enemy of evils.