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Halfling Slinger (Halfling Fighter 9)

Halfling Slinger CR 8

XP 4,800
Halfling Fighter 9
N Small humanoid (halfling)
Init +5; Senses Perception +5

DEFENSE

AC 22, touch 16, flat-footed 17 (+6 armor, +5 Dex, +1 size)
hp 72 (9d10+18)
Fort +11, Ref +11, Will +9; +4 vs. fear
Defensive Abilities bravery +2

OFFENSE

Speed 20 ft.
Melee +1 halfling sling staff +18/+13 (1d4+9/19–20) or short sword +14/+9 (1d4+4/19–20)
Ranged +1 halfling sling staff +22 (1d6+8/19–20/×3)
Special Attacks weapon training (thrown +2, light blades +1)

TACTICS

Before Combat The fighter drinks his potions of bull’s strength and heroism.

During Combat If fighting elves, the fighter stays back from the fight, wielding his sling staff until he’s out of elfbane bullets. Otherwise, he rides into the fray, bashing foes and hurling bullets with his sling staff while using Deadly Aim and Vital Strike.

Base Statistics

Without bull’s strength and heroism, the fighter’s statistics are Senses Perception +3; Fort +9, Ref +9, Will +7; Melee +1 halfling sling staff +14/+9 (1d4+6/19–20) or short sword +12/+7 (1d4+2/19–20); Ranged +1 halfling sling staff +20 (1d6+6/ 19–20/×3); Str 12; CMB +9; CMD 24; Skills Acrobatics +5 (+1 when jumping), Climb +1, Perception +3, Ride +15, Survival +13.

STATISTICS

Str 16, Dex 20, Con 14, Int 8, Wis 12, Cha 12
Base Atk +9; CMB +13; CMD 26
Feats Deadly Aim, Greater Weapon Focus (halfling sling staff), Improved Critical (halfling sling staff), Iron Will, Mounted Combat, Point-Blank Shot, Precise Shot, Vital Strike, Weapon Focus (halfling sling staff), Weapon Specialization (halfling sling staff)
Skills Acrobatics +7 (+3 when jumping), Climb +5, Perception +5, Ride +17, Survival +15
Languages Common, Halfling
SQ armor training 2
Combat Gear +1 elfbane bullets (5), potion of bull’s strength, potion of cure moderate wounds, potion of heroism, potion of invisibility; Other Gear breastplate, +1 halfling sling staff with 20 bullets, short sword, belt of incredible dexterity +2, brooch of shielding (35 points of damage remaining), bit and bridle, masterwork studded leather barding, military saddle, riding dog, saddlebags, 161 gp

DESCRIPTION

Halfling slingers often patrol the areas surrounding halfling settlements. Sometimes they hire themselves out as scouts and skirmishers.


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