[Top 10] D&D Best Warlock Weapons and Armor

Best items for warlocks in 5th edition DND
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Tomes of forbidden knowledge, eldritch gems with impossible angles, and wretched talismans are the kind of things that keep warlocks from an untimely death when dealing with more than they bargained for.

Through pacts made with supernatural beings of unfathomable power, warlocks unravel arcane mysteries, often traipsing through monster-infested jungles and shadow claimed ruins.

As one of 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons’ most famous classes, warlocks can find a myriad of enchanted artifacts to help them hold their end of the bargain, lest they fail to meet the expectations of their patrons.

Put down your squids, don your finest cashmere robes and prepare your signature look of superiority as we tear open the fabric of the multiverse in search of the best equipment for your 5th edition warlocks!

Remember that wondrous items are optional in 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons, so make sure your campaign allows them before pawning your soul to your Dungeon Master.

10. Blackrazor.

Tearing out of the pages of the Dungeon Master’s Guide, this legendary greatsword hungers for souls to devour.

With a blade fashioned like the night sky dotted with stars, Blackrazor would make any Pact of the Blade warlock willingly gamble their soul for a chance to cleave their foes with such an exquisite weapon.

With a +3 bonus to attack and damage rolls, this sentient blade not only brings a lordly attitude but also the ability to tear the souls from their foes to gran its user temporary Hit Points but beware, striking an undead creature with this beast carries its consequences…

Why Blackrazor is Great.

  • Great Durability. When Blackrazor devours a soul, you gain temporary Hit Points equal to the creature’s Hit Point maximum, granting you advantage on attack rolls, saves, and even ability checks!
  • End them for good: After reducing a creature to 0 Hit Points, the blade devours its soul, making it so it can only be restored to life by the greatest of spells. Never worry about your foes coming back from the dead!
  • Powerful blows: A +3 bonus to attack and damage rolls is nothing to scoff at. With this magnificently deadly weapon, you can slay hordes of foes with ease.

Blackrazor Details: http://dnd5e.wikidot.com/wondrous-items:blackrazor

9. Elven Chain.

Wrought from loops of the purest metals, this graceful chain shirt weighs no more than a pillow of feathers, a feat only the finest elven blacksmiths could accomplish.

This +1 chain shirt made of interlocking metal rings is so comfortable and fine that you are considered proficient with it even if you lack proficiency with medium armor, something most warlocks do not have.

Why Elven Chain is Great.

  • Attunement-free: Unlike most wondrous items, an elven chain does not take one of your attunement slots. This means that you can increase your Armor Class without missing out on the other items on this list!
  • Higher Armor Class: Warlocks lack medium armor proficiency. Wearing an elven chain lets you increase your AC nicely without needing to expend an Invocation for it.

Elven Chain Details: http://dnd5e.wikidot.com/wondrous-items:elven-chain

8. Rod of the Pact Keeper.

Charged with eldritch power, this warlock exclusive rod makes any bargain with your patron worth it.

This coal-black, smooth rod is engraved with eldritch runes of power and reacts only when a warlock such as you hold it.

Not only does it grant a bonus to your spell attack rolls and the saving throw DCs of your warlock spells based on its rarity, but it also lets you draw upon your pact’s power to regain one warlock spell slot!

Why the Rod of the Pact Keeper is Great.

  • Powerful Spells: Spellcasting is the main draw of the Warlock class, so making sure that they land to torture your foes is a sweet deal that its +1 to +3 bonus surely accomplishes.
  • More Spellcasting: Warlocks spend most of their career with but 2 spell slots available between rests. This magnificent item lets you recover one as an action to keep your arcane firepower rolling.

Rod of the Pact Keeper Details: http://dnd5e.wikidot.com/wondrous-items:rod-of-the-pact-keeper

7. Acheron Blade.

Wrought from a mysterious arcane alloy, these enchanted blades make your foes’ cower in fear of their deadly embrace.

Perfect for a Pact of the Blade warlock, these +1 magical swords make you immune to effects that turn undead, but not only that, they also grant their wielders temporary Hit Points as well as making a creature you hit more susceptible to your spells!

Why the Acheron Blade is Great.

  • Extra Sustain: As an action, you can give yourself 1d4 + 4 temporary Hit Points. Combined with Armor of Agathys, this weapon can keep you up longer than your enemies.
  • Magic susceptibility: Once per day when you hit a creature, you can grant them disadvantage on the next saving throw it makes. This means that you can make sure it suffers any arcane malady you wish to visit upon it!

Acheron Blade Details: http://dnd5e.wikidot.com/wondrous-items:acheron-blade

6. Robe of the Archmagi.

Tailored of the most exquisite clothes, these sumptuous robes adorned with silvery runes come in a variety of colors: White for good, gray for neutral, and black for evil.

Pivotal for any self-respecting warlock’s wardrobe, the Robe of the Archmagi offers protection which rivals the sturdiest armors while also bolstering your significant spellcasting prowess!

Why the Robe of the Archmagi is Great.

  • Armored with Style: Granting as much base AC as a set of Half-plate, the robe of the Archmagi has no limit to the Dexterity bonus it can add, as well as weighting next to nothing and serving as the epitome of pajamas!
  • Magical warding: While wearing this robe, your fashion choice gives you advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.
  • Spellcasters blessing: Want to know what unlimited power feels like? The +2 bonus to spell attack rolls and your spell saving throws DC the robes grant will do just that.

Robe of the Archmagi Details: http://dnd5e.wikidot.com/wondrous-items:robe-of-the-archmagi

5. Ring of Spell Storing.

Aside from complementing your outfit nicely, this golden ring can store up to 5 levels worth of Spells at a time, ready to unleash them at its user’s command.

Subtle and easily worn, the Ring of Spell storing can hold spells vast by creatures touching it, using the level, save DC and attack bonus of the original caster.

Why the Ring of Spell Storing is Great.

  • Force multiplier: Since warlocks recover spell slots with short rests, you could easily load up this bad boy several times before adventuring to increase your number of spells cast!
  • A Saving Grace: All it requires is for a creature to touch the ring while it casts a spell. This means you could store healing and support spells from a friendly spellcaster to be used when most needed.

Ring of Spell Storing Details: https://roll20.net/compendium/dnd5e/Ring%20of%20Spell%20Storing#content

4. Staff of Power.

A powerful artifact. The staff of power has several potent abilities that include casting powerful magical spells, delivering powerful blows, and bolstering its user’s magical capabilities.

This beautiful staff of darkened wood hums with unbridled arcane might right between your fingers, ready to level battlefields at your disposition.

Why the Staff of Power is Great.

  • Mighty boons: Simply using this staff grants you a +2 bonus to your AC, spell attack rolls, and saving throws, a weapon so great it even defends you!
  • A worthy Weapon: This +2 quarterstaff packs a mean punch. By expending 1 charge of many, you can deal an extra 1d6 force damage to the target.
  • More Spells: As an action, you can tap into the staff’s mystical powers to cast a spell from its succulent selection, all without depleting your spell slots!

Staff of Power Details: https://roll20.net/compendium/dnd5e/Staff%20of%20Power#content

3. Deathwalker’s Ward.

Salvaged from a long forsaken tomb, this beautiful leather armor is covered by intricate scrollwork and the smell of magic.

Donning the feathered mantle of the Deathwalker’s Ward brings the flavor of the Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting to your table with plenty of benefits.

To start with, this set of +1 Studded Leather armor grants you advantage on death saving throws, but these boons become so much more as you unlock their secrets!

Why the Deathwalker’s Ward is Great.

  • Fear no Death: Advantage on Death saving throws is no joke. Since all you need is a roll of 10 or higher, this boon makes sure that your warlock does not need to leave the mortal coil so easily.
  • The Power of Evolution: As you adventure, you can awaken the armor’s hidden powers: Not only does its armor bonus increase, you also unlock hidden benefits!
  • Great Blessings: By the time your armor and you have developed a thick bond, you’ll gain the ability to imbue your armor with resistance to elemental damage and even flight!

Deathwalker’s Ward Details: http://dnd5e.wikidot.com/wondrous-items:deathwalkers-ward

2. Dark Shard Amulet.

A beautiful piece of jewelry introduced by Xanathar's Guide to Everything.

This single shard of planar gem has been fashioned into an amulet that can be used only by one recognized as a warlock. It serves as a spellcasting focus for its wielder as well as letting them use their gambling addiction in combat.

Why the Dark Shard Amulet is Great.

  • Hands-free conjuring: As an amulet, you can have your hands occupied by a weapon and more as you invoke your eldritch powers.
  • Cantrip gambling: You can try to cast a warlock cantrip that you don’t know by succeeding at a DC 10 intelligence (Arcana) check once per day. Having an extra cantrip is always great!

Dark Shard Amulet Details: http://dnd5e.wikidot.com/wondrous-items:dark-shard-amulet

1.  Illusionists Bracers.

Found in the Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica, these bands of arcane power create illusions of cantrips so real they hurt!

These powerful bracers let use your bonus action after you cast a cantrip to cast it a second time. For warlocks, who are known for their Eldritch Blast punishment, these bad boys are a godsend.

Why the Illusionists Bracers are Great.

  • Blast them all: For warlocks who rely on Eldritch Blast as their main source of damage, these bracers are a must-have. Wearing them doubles your damage potential every. Single. Round.
  • Action Economy Efficient: Since it requires a bonus action, you can forget those turns where you just had nothing to do with it! Blast your foes away with your action economy.

Illusionists Bracers Details: http://dnd5e.wikidot.com/wondrous-items:illusionists-bracers

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