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D&D 5E How Would You Rank Ability Scores by Class?

DND_Reborn

The High Aldwin
So, thinking as always and from discussions in the past, I was curious how you would order your "typical" (whatever that means to YOU) PC's ability scores by Class?

For example, mine would be:

Bard: CHA, DEX, CON, WIS, INT, STR
Barbarian: STR, CON, DEX, WIS, INT, CHA
Cleric: WIS, STR, CON, CHA, INT, DEX
Druid: WIS, CON, DEX, INT, STR, CHA
Fighter: STR, CON, DEX, INT, WIS, CHA
Monk: DEX, WIS, CON, STR, INT, CHA
Paladin: STR, CHA, CON, WIS, DEX, INT
Ranger: DEX, WIS, CON, STR, CHA, INT
Rogue: DEX, INT, CON, WIS, CHA, STR
Sorcerer: CHA, CON, DEX, WIS, INT, STR
Warlock: CHA, CON, DEX, WIS, INT, STR
Wizard: INT, DEX, CON, WIS, CHA, STR

No, just to be clear listing anything last doesn't mean you consider it a "dump" stat. If you were using the Standard Array, it would be of course, but that is the only time you are really forced to dump for an ability score.

Below is a blank set-up for you to copy/paste if you want.

Bard: , , , , ,
Barbarian: , , , , ,
Cleric: , , , , ,
Druid: , , , , ,
Fighter: , , , , ,
Monk: , , , , ,
Paladin: , , , , ,
Ranger: , , , , ,
Rogue: , , , , ,
Sorcerer: , , , , ,
Warlock: , , , , ,
Wizard: , , , , ,

So, how would you do it? And please do ALL SIX ability scores, not just the top few you think are most appropriate. Thanks!
 
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TwoSix

Dirty, realism-hating munchkin powergamer
Bard: CHA, DEX, CON, WIS, INT, STR --Same
Barbarian: STR, CON, DEX, WIS, INT, CHA --Swap Cha and Int, otherwise same.
Cleric: WIS, STR, CON, CHA, INT, DEX --Same, assuming heavy armor. For medium armor, swap DEX and STR.
Druid: WIS, CON, DEX, INT, STR, CHA --Same
Fighter: STR, CON, DEX, INT, WIS, CHA --STR/CON/WIS/DEX/INT/CHA for Str fighters, swap Str and Dex for Dex fighters.
Monk: DEX, WIS, CON, STR, INT, CHA --Same
Paladin: STR, CHA, CON, WIS, DEX, INT --Same
Ranger: DEX, WIS, CON, STR, CHA, INT --Same
Rogue: DEX, INT, CON, WIS, CHA, STR --DEX/CON/WIS/CHA/INT/STR
Sorcerer: CHA, CON, DEX, WIS, INT, STR --Same
Warlock: CHA, CON, DEX, WIS, INT, STR --Same
Wizard: INT, DEX, CON, WIS, CHA, STR --Swap Con and Dex, otherwise same.
 

steeldragons

Steeliest of the dragons
Epic
Fighter: Str, Con, Dex, Cha, Int, Wis.
Barbarian: Str, Con, Dex, Cha, Wis, Int.
Paladin: Str, Wis, Cha, Con, Int, Dex.
Cavalier: Str, Cha, Con, Int, Dex, Wis.

Rogue: Dex, Con, Int, Cha, Str, Wis.
Ranger: Dex, Con, Str, Int, Wis, Cha.
Monk: Dex, Wis, Str, Con, Cha, Int.

Cleric: Wis, Cha, Con, Int, Dex, Str.
Druid: Wis, Con, Int, Dex, Str, Cha.
Bard: Wis, Cha, Dex, Con, Int, Str.
Warlock (which I do not use): Wis, Cha, Con, Int, Dex, Str.

"Wizard" (Mage): Int, Dex, Con, Wis, Cha, Str.
Sorcerer (which I do not use): Int, Cha, Dex, Con, Wis, Str.
Psychic: Int, Con, Wis, Dex, Cha, Str.
 

I think the bottom three of any class can be swapped around pretty freely - a barbarian is definitely Str/Con/Dex, but do what you want with the other three.

For the top ones - I agree with @TwoSix
 

DND_Reborn

The High Aldwin
I think the bottom three of any class can be swapped around pretty freely - a barbarian is definitely Str/Con/Dex, but do what you want with the other three.

For the top ones - I agree with @TwoSix
Well, of course you don't have to of course, but I am genuinely interested in all six, not just the top three.
 

ART!

Deluxe Unhuman
STR, DEX CON, INT, WIS, CHA

I'm leaving out sorcerer, wizard, and warlock because I just don't know them well enough. These ranking are heavily influenced by the skills I think each class should be good at.

Bard: CHA, INT, WIS, CON, DEX, STR (I lean heavily toward the loremaster take on bards, but I bump CHA to the front as a nod to the performer side of that and how they tend to be used in 5E)
Barbarian: CON, WIS, DEX, STR, INT, CHA (I'm going with a "survives in the wild" approach here, although given what barbarians do in 5E, I think Level Up's berserker is a broader, better take)
Cleric: WIS, CHA, INT, CON, DEX, STR (You need that INT for some skills I think clerics should be good at)
Druid: WIS, INT, CON, CHA, DEX, STR (I'm not a druid guy: I've never played one, and they seem like specialized clerics to me, so see above and do with that what you will)
Fighter: CON, STR, DEX, WIS, CHA, INT
Monk: DEX, CON, WIS, STR, INT, CHA
Paladin: CON, DEX, STR, CHA, WIS, INT
Ranger: WIS, CON, DEX, INT, STR, CHA
Rogue: DEX, INT, WIS, CHA, CON, STR

EDIT: for completeness
 
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DND_Reborn

The High Aldwin
STR, DEX CON, INT, WIS, CHA

I'm just going with the top three or four, as I see it. I'm leaving out sorcerer, wizard, and warlock because I just don't know them well enough. These ranking are heavily influenced by the skills I think each class should be good at.

Bard: CHA, INT, WIS (I lean heavily toward the loremaster take on bards, but I bump CHA to the front as a nod to the performer side of that and how they tend to be used in 5E)
Barbarian: CON, WIS, DEX (I'm going with a "survives in the wild" approach here, although given what barbarians do in 5E, I think Level Up's berserker is a broader, better take)
Cleric: WIS, CHA, INT (You need that INT for some skills I think clerics should be good at)
Druid: WIS, INT, CON (I'm not a druid guy: I've never played one, and they seem like specialized clerics to me, so see above and do with that what you will)
Fighter: CON, STR, DEX, WIS (long-term durability in battle is the focus here)
Monk: DEX, CON, WIS
Paladin: CON, WIS, DEX/STR
Ranger: WIS, CON, DEX
Rogue: DEX, INT, WIS
Thanks, but please do all six if you can, it would be much appreciated! :)
 



steeldragons

Steeliest of the dragons
Epic
I could also see...just for symmetry's sake (and I'm a sucker for some symmetry)...

Fighter: Str, Con, Dex, Cha, Int, Wis.
Paladin: Str, Wis, Cha, Con, Int, Dex.
Cavalier: Str, Cha, Con, Int, Dex, Wis.

Rogue: Dex, Con, Int, Cha, Str, Wis.
Ranger: Dex, Con, Str, Int, Wis, Cha.
Swashbuckler: Dex, Cha, Str, Int, Con, Wis.

"Wizard" (Mage): Int, Dex, Con, Wis, Cha, Str.
Illusionist: Int, Dex, Cha, Con, Wis, Str.
"Swordmage" (Ftr-MU): Int, Str, Con, Dex, Cha, Wis.

Cleric: Wis, Cha, Con, Int, Dex, Str.
Monk: Wis, Dex, Str, Con, Cha, Int.
Psychic: Wis, Int, Con, Cha, Dex, Str.

Barbarian: Con, Str, Dex, Cha, Wis, Int.
Druid: Con, Wis, Int, Dex, Str, Cha.
Warlock (which I do not use, but might with this rearrangement/new fluff): Con, Int, Dex, Cha, Wis, Str. Basically, are you "tough enough" to, physically, handle/channel/manifest/endure the arcane energies with which you've been imfused?

Bard: Cha, Dex, Wis, Con, Int, Str.
Sorcerer (which I do not use): Cha, Dex, Con, Wis, Str.
"Warlord"/Commander: Cha, Str, Con, Int, Dex, Wis.
 

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