The Artificer PC class and the Warforged race appear in the Eberron Campaign Setting.

Helm is one of the Lord of Blades' more intellectual servants, being a step above the sword-wielding thugs that tyrant usually employs. He might be guarded by Hatchet (Warforged Ranger 4) and assisted in his covert work by Onebee and Twobee (Warforged Scout rogues).

Note that in order to use his wand, Helm must succeed in a DC 20 Use Magic Device check.

Helm (warforged artificer 4): Medium-size Living Construct; HD 4d8+8; 29 hp; Init +1; Defense 18 (+1 Dex, +5 armor, +2 shield); BAB +3; Grap +3; Atk +4 melee (1d8/x3 warhammer), +4 ranged (1d10/19-20 heavy crossbow); SA infusions; SQ artificer knowledge, disable trap, item creation; AL LE; SV Fort +3, Ref +2, Will +2; Str 10, Dex 12, Con 15, Int 14, Wis 6, Cha 13.

Skills & Feats: Concentration +9, Disable Device +9, Knowledge (arcana) +9, Search +9, Spellcraft +11 (+13 for deciphering scrolls), Use Magic Device +11 (+13 for potions and wondrous items, +15 for scrolls); Brew Potion, Craft Homunculus, Craft Wondrous Item, Legendary Artisan, Mithril Body, Scribe Scroll, Skill Focus (Use Magic Device).

Artificer Knowledge: Helm can identify magic items (DC 15) with a +6 to his check.

Disable Trap: Helm can find and disable traps as a rogue.

Infusions (cast 4/3 per day): Helm can cast any infusions from the 1st or 2nd level artificer list.

Possessions: brooch of shielding (50 hp remaining), heavy crossbow, heavy shield, wand of scorching ray (15 charges), masterwork war hammer, scrolls of invisibility, lesser restoration, remove paralysis, see invisibility, locate object, knock, disguise self.