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Dragon Smiter (Human Paladin 13)

Dragon Smiter
CR 12

XP 19,200
Human Paladin 13
LG Medium humanoid (human)
Init +1; Senses Perception +9; Aura courage (10 ft.), justice (10 ft.), resolve (10 ft.)

DEFENSE

AC 23, touch 11, flat-footed 22 (+11 armor, +1 Dex, +1 natural)
hp 115 (13d10+39)
Fort +13, Ref +10, Will +10
Immune charm, disease, fear

OFFENSE

Speed 20 ft.
Melee +1 dragonbane greatsword +21/+16/+11 (2d6+10/19–20)
Ranged mwk heavy crossbow +15 (1d10/19–20)
Special Attacks channel positive energy (DC 17, 7d6), smite evil 5/day (+1 attack and AC, +13 damage)
Paladin Spell-Like Abilities (CL 13th; concentration +14)

At willdetect evil

Paladin Spells Prepared (CL 10th; concentration +11)

TACTICS

Before Combat The paladin casts resist energy against the breath weapon energy type of dragons he expects to fight.

During Combat The paladin casts eagle’s splendor to improve his smite and divine grace. He uses Improved Vital Strike and Lunge to land solid hits on creatures with reach.

STATISTICS

Str 22, Dex 12, Con 14, Int 10, Wis 8, Cha 13
Base Atk +13; CMB +19; CMD 30
Feats Cleave, Great Cleave, Improved Vital Strike, Lightning Reflexes, Lunge, Power Attack, Vital Strike, Weapon Focus (greatsword)
Skills Diplomacy +9, Heal +7, Knowledge (arcana, religion) +8, Linguistics +1, Perception +9, Sense Motive +7
Languages Common, Draconic
SQ aura, code of conduct, divine bond (weapon +3, 3/day), lay on hands (6d6, 7/day), mercies (frightened, paralyzed, shaken, staggered)
Combat Gear +1 dragonbane bolts (5), potion of displacement; Other Gear +2 full plate, +1 dragonbane greatsword, masterwork heavy crossbow with 10 bolts, amulet of natural armor +1, belt of giant strength +2, cloak of resistance +2, silver holy symbol, 1,044 gp

DESCRIPTION

A dragon smiter is sworn to slay dragons.

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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.