A 1st level ardent begins with hit points equal to 12 plus the ardent's Constitution score, healing surges per day equal to 7 plus the ardent's Constitution modifier, and a +1 bonus to Fortitude and Will defenses. An ardent gains 5 hit points per level.
A 1st level ardent begins trained in four of the following skills.
- Arcana (Int)
- Athletics (Str)
- Bluff (Cha)
- Diplomacy (Cha)
- Endurance (Con)
- Heal (Wis)
- Insight (Wis)
- Intimidate (Cha)
- Streetwise (Cha)
An ardent with the Ardent Mantle class feature chooses one of the following options.
Mantle of Clarity: The ardent gains use of the ardent alacrity power. All allies within 5 squares of the ardent gain a +2 bonus to Insight and Perception checks. Both the ardent, and allies within 5 squares, gain a bonus to all defenses against opportunity attacks equal to the ardent's Wisdom modifier.
Mantle of Elation: The ardent gains use of the ardent outrage power. All allies within 5 squares of the ardent gain a +2 bonus to Diplomacy and Intimidate checks. Both the ardent, and allies within 5 squares, gain a bonus to opportunity attack damage rolls equal to the ardent's Constitution modifier.
Mantle of Impulsiveness: The ardent gains use of the ardent eruption power. All allies within 5 squares of the ardent gain a +2 bonus to Endurance and Intimidate checks. When any ally within 5 squares is targeted by an opportunity attack, that ally gains a power bonus to all damage rolls equal to the ardent's Constitution modifier until the end of the ally's next turn.[PsP:10]
An ardent with the Ardent Surge class feature gains the use of the ardent surge power.
Ardents gain augmentable at-will attack powers instead of encounter attack powers as they level. A 1st level ardent chooses two 1st level at-will attack powers. A 3rd level ardent chooses a third at-will attack power. At 7th, 13th, 17th, 23rd, and 27th levels, an ardent may replace an augmentable at-will power with a new one. This replacement is in addition to the normal retraining of a feat, power, or skill at each level.
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