Do you want a pet that’s less of a creature that you have to feed and maintain and more of a robot that you can rebuild whenever it breaks? Do you want to make weapon attacks with big brain energy and your Intelligence Modifier? Do you need advice on how to do those things and more within the context of Dungeons and Dragons 5e? Then try the Battle Smith Artificer Handbook.
In this article you’ll find all you need to know about this Artificer subclass and how to use the Steel Defender pet. Our example build, Super Fighting Robot, focuses on using the Defender as a mount for a small sized Battle Smith, but you’ll also find information on how to use it as a regular pet.