Maven CR 2
Str 8, Dex 13, Con 12, Int 17, Wis 11, Cha 14
Base Atk +1; CMB +0; CMD 11
Feats Craft Wondrous Item, Scribe Scroll, Self-Sufficient, Skill Focus (Knowledge [arcana])
Skills Appraise +8, Craft (alchemy) +9, Heal +5, Knowledge (arcana) +9, Knowledge (engineering) +8, Knowledge (history) +7, Knowledge (local) +7, Knowledge (nature) +7, Profession (librarian) +5, Spellcraft +9, Survival +0
Languages Aquan, Common, Gnome, Halfling
SQ arcane bond (wand of silent image)
Combat Gear scroll of magic circle against chaos, wand of silent image (50 charges), wand of sleep (12 charges); Other Gear masterwork dagger, city maps, courtier’s outfit, notebooks, spellbook.
While the vulgar adventurer may wield magic like a hammer, the senior students of the oldest school direct it like an artisan’s tools. After years of hard study and brutal abuse, the mavens stand ready to graduate and change their world with their arcane skills. While this specific stat block represents a maven dedicated to public health and civic planning, almost any arcane expert can be made by changing out Craft and Skill Focus specialties.