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Brutal Warlord (Half-orc Fighter 13)

Brutal Warlord CR 12

XP 19,200
Half-orc Fighter 13
LE Medium humanoid (human, orc)
Init +2; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +1

DEFENSE

AC 27, touch 12, flat-footed 25 (+10 armor, +2 Dex, +5 shield)
hp 141 (13d10+65)
Fort +15, Ref +9, Will +8; +3 vs. fear
Defensive Abilities bravery +3, orc ferocity

OFFENSE

Speed 30 ft.
Melee +1 vicious flail +20/+15/+10 (1d8+10/19–20 plus 2d6), lion’s shield +23 (1d4+6 plus bull rush attempt) or +1 vicious flail +24/+19/+14 (1d8+10/19–20 plus 2d6)
Ranged mwk throwing axe +19 (1d6+5)
Special Attacks lion’s shield bite (free action, 3/day, +13/+8/+3, 2d6 damage), weapon training (heavy flails +3, close +2, thrown +1)

TACTICS

Before Combat The fighter drinks her potions of bear’s endurance and heroism.

During Combat Using the free bull rush from her shield bash attack, the fighter pushes her foes around the battlefield, forcing them back until they’re pressed against an obstacle, then bull rushes again to knock them prone. She saves her shield’s bite attack for prone enemies and other easy targets.

Base Statistics

Without bear’s endurance and heroism, the Fighter’s statistics are Senses Perception –1; hp 115; Fort +11, Ref +7, Will +6; Melee +1 vicious flail +18/+13/+8 (1d8+10/19–20 plus 2d6), lion’s shield +21 (1d4+6 plus bull rush attempt) or +1 vicious flail +22/+17/+2 (1d8+10/19–20 plus 2d6); Ranged mwk throwing axe +17 (1d6+5); Con 14; CMB +17; Skills Intimidate +19, Sense Motive +12.

STATISTICS

Str 18, Dex 15, Con 18, Int 10, Wis 8, Cha 12
Base Atk +13; CMB +19; CMD 29
Feats Critical Focus, Disruptive, Improved Critical (flail), Improved Shield Bash, Iron Will, Shield Focus, Shield Master, Shield Slam, Spellbreaker, Staggering Critical, Step Up, Two-Weapon Fighting, Weapon Focus (flail), Weapon Specialization (flail)
Skills Intimidate +21, Sense Motive +14
Languages Common, Orc
SQ armor training 3, orc blood, weapon familiarity
Combat Gear potion of bear’s endurance, potion of cure moderate wounds, potion of heroism; Other Gear +1 full plate, lion’s shield, +1 vicious flail, masterwork throwing axe, throwing axes (2), belt of giant strength +2, cloak of resistance +1, 198 gp

DESCRIPTION

Serving as a leader to orcs, half-orcs, or other barbaric forces, the brutal warlord uses her martial control to shape the battlefield.


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Pathfinder Roleplaying Game NPC Codex © 2012, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors: Jesse Benner, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, Alex Greenshields, Rob McCreary, Mark Moreland, Jason Nelson, Stephen Radney-MacFarland, Patrick Renie, Sean K Reynolds, and Russ Taylor.