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Visanideth wrote:Not really, the Martial power source is described as being magic, but not in the sense of fireball-type magic, which makes sense in the 4th Ed Multiverse (especially pre-Essentials).
I have to disagree here; in 4E, Fighters are 100% mundane (barring literally a couple "you slam your hammer really hard and the ground trembles" moves over literally hundreds) and they're generally regarded as the best rendition of the class in polls even by people that dislike the edition.
Fighters in 4E are not magical by any stretch, the Champion archetype in 5e is much closer to the ideal of the Magical Warrior.
All we have on the matter is this line in Martial Power:
"All legendary warriors develop martial power to such an extent that their abilities are the equal of magical abilities."
and the Martial Power Source description in the PHB:
"Martial powers are not magic in the traditional sense, although some martial powers stand well beyond the capabilities of ordinary mortals. Martial characters use their own strength and willpower to vanquish their enemies."
Both are pretty explicit about exploits not being magic.