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Queen (Human Aristocrat 12)

Queen CR 10

XP 9,600
Human aristocrat 12
N Medium humanoid
Init +5; Senses Perception +19

DEFENSE

AC 12, touch 11, flat-footed 11 (+1 armor, +1 Dex)
hp 54 (12d8)
Fort +6, Ref +7, Will +14

OFFENSE

Speed 30 ft.
Melee mwk dagger +9/+4 (1d4–1/19–20)
Ranged mwk dagger +11 (1d4–1/19–20)

STATISTICS

Str 8, Dex 12, Con 10, Int 12, Wis 14, Cha 16
Base Atk +9; CMB +8; CMD 22
Feats Alertness, Defensive Combat Training, Improved Initiative, Improved Iron Will, Iron Will, Persuasive, Skill Focus (Sense Motive)
Skills Bluff +14, Diplomacy +22, Intimidate +22, Knowledge (history) +10, Knowledge (nobility) +16, Linguistics +5, Perception +19, Perform (dance) +9, Perform (sing) +9, Perform (string) +9, Ride +6, Sense Motive +27
Languages Common, Draconic, Elven
Gear masterwork dagger, bracers of armor +1, brooch of shielding, cloak of resistance +2, elixir of truth, elixir of vision, figurine of wondrous power (silver raven), headband of mental prowess +2 (Wis, Cha)
Boon A queen can arrange an audience with any noble in her land, including the king, and her favor provides a +10 bonus on Diplomacy checks with them. A queen who rules in her own name can also grant knighthoods, lordships, and dispense royal justice as a king.


DESCRIPTION

A queen may be a monarch in her own right, or may be the wife of a king. Even in the latter case, she shares many of the duties of rulership, including managing affairs of state while the king is absent. A queen is generally wise and thoughtful, carefully considering the health of her nation as well as her royal house. In countries or empires with a large number of titled families, a queen could simply be a duchess, baroness, or head of a great noble house, without royal privilege. A queen might also be used as a spymistress or the conniving seductress who holds the reins of power behind the throne.

Queens are often accompanied by a knight or sellsword bodyguard (CR 11), or four princesses or two nobles serving as their ladies-in-waiting (CR 12). A queen might also have a celebrity bard with her, or a priest and noble as her advisors (CR 12). A queen may often be found with her husband, the king, along with their royal guardsmen, either eight guards or four guard officers (CR 15).

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