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Taunting Comedian (Halfling Bard 4)

Taunting Comedian CR 3

XP 800
Halfling Bard 4
CE Small humanoid (halfling)
Init +3; Senses Perception +1

DEFENSE

AC 18, touch 13, flat-footed 15 (+5 armor, +3 Dex)
hp 25 (4d8+4)
Fort +2, Ref +8, Will +4; +2 vs. fear, +4 vs. bardic performance, language-dependent, and sonic

OFFENSE

Speed 20 ft.
Melee mwk short sword +7 (1d6/19–20)
Ranged sling +6 (1d4)
Special Attacks bardic performance 14 rounds/day (countersong, distraction, fascinate, inspire competence +2, inspire courage +1)
Bard Spells Known (CL 4th; concentration +8)

2nd (2/day)suggestion (DC 16), tongues
1st (4/day)animate rope, cure light wounds (DC 15), lesser confusion (DC 15), ventriloquism (DC 15)
0th (at will)daze (DC 14), detect magic, flare (DC 14), ghost sound (DC 14), mending, read magic

TACTICS

During Combat The bard hides using ventriloquism, and snares enemies with animate rope.

STATISTICS

Str 11, Dex 16, Con 10, Int 12, Wis 8, Cha 18
Base Atk +3; CMB +3; CMD 16
Feats Arcane Strike, Weapon Finesse
Skills Acrobatics +11 (+7 when jumping), Bluff +11, Climb +1, Diplomacy +8, Intimidate +9, Knowledge (local) +10, Perception +1, Perform (comedy) +11, Sense Motive +4, Spellcraft +6, Stealth +7, Use Magic Device +10
Languages Common, Halfling
SQ bardic knowledge +2, versatile performance (comedy)
Combat Gear potions of cure moderate wounds (2), tanglefoot bags (2); Other Gear +1 chain shirt, masterwork short sword, sling with 20 bullets, everburning torch, 30 gp

DESCRIPTION

These jokers’ jeers and pranks create humor from misfortune.
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