The monk class receives new features in this section.
1st-level monk feature
You gain proficiency with kukris, light flails, parrying daggers, scimitars, and triple staffs.
5th-level monk feature
You have a reserve of ki points within you equal to your proficiency bonus that you can draw upon in times of need. As an action, you can withdraw 1 or more of these ki points from this reserve and add them to your current ki points. You regain all expended points from this reserve when you finish a long rest.
11th-level monk feature
When you take a bonus action to use a monk feature, you can use a different monk feature that expends ki using the same bonus action.
Perfect Self Variant
20th-level monk feature
When you roll initiative and have fewer than 4 ki points remaining, your ki points are reset to 4.
Way of the Four Elements
The Way of the Four Elements monastic tradition receives the following features.
6th-level Way of the Four Elements feature
After spending ki on an elemental discipline, the next time you hit a target with an unarmed strike or a monk weapon before the end of your next turn, you deal bonus damage equal to amount of ki you spent on that elemental discipline. If the elemental discipline deals damage, the bonus damage from this feature is the same type, otherwise the bonus damage is the same type as the weapon’s damage.
11th-level Way of the Four Elements feature
On a turn in which you use an elemental discipline, you can use your Patient Defense or Step of the Wind feature without spending a ki point.
You can use this feature a number of times equal to your proficiency bonus and regain all expended uses when you finish a long rest.
17th-level Way of the Four Elements feature
When you spend 4 or more ki points on an elemental discipline, you can use your reaction to regain 1 ki point.