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Mage Hunter (Human Ranger 19)

Mage Hunter
CR 18

XP 153,600
Human Ranger 19
CE Medium humanoid (human)
Init +11; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +24

DEFENSE

AC 34, touch 19, flat-footed 28 (+10 armor, +3 deflection, +5 Dex, +1 dodge, +5 natural)
hp 195 (19d10+86)
Fort +19, Ref +24, Will +14
Defensive Abilities improved evasion, nondetection; Immune electricity (120 points), fire (120 points), poison; Resist cold 30, electricity 30, fire 30

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft.
Melee +1 greataxe +21/+16/+11/+6 (1d12+2/×3)
Ranged +1 frost longbow +27/+22/+17/+12 (1d8+1/19–20/×3 plus 1d6 cold)
Special Attacks favored enemy (elves +6, gnomes +2, humans +4, magical beasts +2)
Ranger Spells Prepared (CL 16th; concentration +18)

TACTICS

Before Combat The ranger casts barkskin, bear’s endurance, darkvision, delay poison, freedom of movement, longstrider, nondetection, protection from energy (electricity, fire), and resist energy (cold, electricity, fire).

During Combat The ranger slays spellcasters with bane arrows. He rings his chime of interruption to hamper spellcasting.

Base Statistics

Without barkskin, bear’s endurance, darkvision, longstrider, nondetection, protection from energy, and resist energy, the ranger’s statistics are Senses normal; hp 157; Fort +17; Defensive Abilities improved evasion; Immune none; Resist none; Speed 30 ft.; Con 14; Skills Acrobatics +22.

STATISTICS

Str 12, Dex 24, Con 18, Int 10, Wis 14, Cha 8
Base Atk +19; CMB +20; CMD 41
Feats Critical Focus, Deadly Aim, Dodge, Endurance, Improved Critical (longbow), Improved Initiative, Improved Iron Will, Improved Precise Shot, Iron Will, Lightning Reflexes, Manyshot, Point-Blank Shot, Precise Shot, Quick Draw, Rapid Shot, Staggering Critical, Stunning Critical
Skills Acrobatics +22 (+26 when jumping), Climb +14, Handle Animal +7, Heal +10, Knowledge (arcana, local) +10, Knowledge (dungeoneering, geography) +8, Knowledge (history) +5, Knowledge (nature) +7, Linguistics +1, Perception +24, Ride +14, Spellcraft +13, Stealth +29, Survival +15, Swim +9
Languages Common, Draconic
SQ camouflage, favored terrain (forest +4, plains +2, underground +2, urban +6), hide in plain sight, hunter’s bond (companions), improved quarry, swift tracker, track +9, wild empathy +18, woodland stride
Combat Gear +1 elfbane arrows (5), +1 flaming arrows (5), +1 gnomebane arrows (5), +1 humanbane arrows (10), +1 shock arrows (5), chime of interruption, potions of invisibility (2), wand of cure serious wounds (20 charges); Other Gear +4 mithral breastplate, +1 frost longbow with 20 arrows, +1 greataxe, bag of holding (type I), belt of incredible dexterity +4, cloak of resistance +4, ring of protection +3, diamond dust for nondetection (worth 50 gp), 2,574 gp

DESCRIPTION

A mage hunter thrills at killing sorcerers and wizards. Knowing how to circumvent their hated spells, he casts nondetection every day to deter pursuit and scrying.

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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.