Ranger 5e D&D Guide

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On this page, I will go over everything you need to know for playing a ranger in 5e D&D.

Ranger 5e Overview

Ranger 5e Class Features

As a ranger, you gain the following class features.

Hit Points

Hit Dice: 1d10 per ranger level
Hit Points at 1st Level: 10 + your Constitution modifier
Hit Points at Higher Levels: 1d10 (or 6) + your Constitution modifier per ranger level after 1st

Ranger Proficiencies

Here’s some more information on playing a ranger in D&D 5e.


Light armor, medium armor, shields


Simple weapons, martial weapons

Saving Throws: 

Savings throws for rangers are based on Strength and Dexterity.

Ranger Skills: 

Pick 3 of the following:

  • Animal Handling
  • Athletics, Insight
  • Investigation
  • Nature
  • Perception
  • Stealth
  • Survival

Favored Enemy

Natural Explorer

Ranger Fighting Styles

Ranger 5e D&D
Ranger 5e D&D

Ranger Spells and Magic

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