Artificers are the first official class to be added in the 5e game, since the beginning. Artificers have bounced around the playtesting for years and years, before getting a real launch. Artificers are mostly complicated, versatile and even they walk between underpowered and downright broken.

Many players question was How do you play these mechanical geniuses? If you also have the same question, then you have come to the right place. In this article, we will show you how to use the artificer class features.


Artificer has got a lot pretty useful stuff to do. But it will a bit confusing class for noobs. So let’s go through the class features that one must need to understand and use properly to win the match.

Spellcasting- Artificers have a low spell, which means you will be getting fewer spells than the other casters like wizards and sorcerers. The spell list is pretty low when compared to other classes.

You can learn all the spells on artificer spells listed here easily. As you get a small number of cantrips, and rather uniquely to the class you need to swap out the cantrip if you like to level up.

Magical Tinkering – You’ll get a cobble together with little magical doodads that sort of act like prestidigitation. You can make a mage light stick, mini message recorder, and the mage mark. Drop light sticks down shafts to see their depth or use noisemakers to distract enemies.

Infuse Item – It’s the heart and soul of the artificer allowing you to get to make items. You get a bunch of different choices, but most of them boil down to creating a specific magic items from the list. You’ll have to make these items during a long rests and you can even let the other players use them.

Best Races for an artificer everyone must try

DND 5e is extremely flexible and you should never feel forced to squeeze out every possible bonus. However, if you want to try and optimize your abilities, the following races will provide some of the best synergies with artificer class:

  • Gnome
  • Hobgoblin
  • Warforged
  • Human

List of Best Artificer Feats

  • Elemental Adept
  • Lucky
  • Magic Initiate

Final Words

The artificer in 5e is incredibly powerful and versatile. If you have any queries or get stuck on any level, feel free to ask them in the comment section given below.

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