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Politician (CR 5)

Politician CR 5

XP 1,600
Human aristocrat 7
N Medium humanoid (human)
Init +0; Senses Perception +2

DEFENSE

AC 15, touch 10, flat-footed 15 (+5 armor)
hp 31 (7d8)
Fort +4, Ref +4, Will +9

OFFENSE

Speed 35 ft.
Melee dagger +6 (1d6–1/18–20)
Ranged mwk revolver +8 (1d8/x4)

TACTICS

Before Combat The aristocrat drinks his potion of heroism. He then calls rat swarms with his pipes of the sewers.

During Combat The aristocrat sends his rats forward and hides behind allies. If alone, he uses Combat Expertise to prolong the fight in the hope that help will arrive in time to save him.

Base Statistics

Without heroism, the aristocrat’s statistics are:

Senses Perception +0; Fort +2, Ref +2, Will +7; Melee dagger +4 (1d6–1/18–20); Ranged mwk revolver +6 (1d8/x4);
Skills –2 on all skills.

STATISTICS

Str 8, Dex 11, Con 10, Int 13, Wis 10, Cha 14
Base Atk +5; CMB +4; CMD 14
Feats Combat Expertise, Fleet, Iron Will, Persuasive, Skill Focus (Knowledge [local])
Skills Appraise +10, Bluff +14, Diplomacy +16, Intimidate +14, Knowledge (history) +9, Knowledge (local) +16, Knowledge (nobility) +11, Knowledge (religion) +7, Perception +2, Perform (wind) +8, Sense Motive +12
Languages Common, Halfling
Combat Gear potion of cure moderate wounds, potion of heroism; Other Gear +1 armored longcoat, dagger, masterwork revolver with 12 metal cartridges, rapier, pipes of the sewers, antitoxin (2), courtier’s outfit, staff of office (worth 200 gp), handlight, 135 gp.

Many politicians have taken to wearing omniweave armor or an armored longcoat over their clothing in the event that illicit lenders come calling to collect the money they owe.

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