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Beast Master (Human Ranger 7)

Beast Master CR 6

XP 2,400
Human ranger 7
N Medium humanoid
Init +1; Senses Perception +11

DEFENSE

AC 17, touch 11, flat-footed 16 (+5 armor, +1 Dex, +1 shield)
hp 59 (7d10+21)
Fort +7, Ref +6, Will +3

OFFENSE

Speed 30 ft.
Melee +1 warhammer +12/+7 (1d8+5/x3) or +1 warhammer +10/+5 (1d8+5/x3) and +1 handaxe +10/+5 (1d6+5/x3)
Ranged composite longbow +8/+3 (1d8/x3)
Special Attacks favored enemy (humanoid [human] +4, animal +2)

Ranger Spells Prepared (CL 4th; concentration +5)

1st—longstrider, speak with animals

STATISTICS

Str 18, Dex 13, Con 14, Int 10, Wis 12, Cha 8
Base Atk +7; CMB +11; CMD 22
Feats Diehard, Double Slice, Endurance, Improved Two-Weapon Fighting, Lunge, Step Up, Two-Weapon Defense, Two-Weapon Fighting
Skills Climb +11, Handle Animal +9, Heal +5, Knowledge (dungeoneering) +5, Knowledge (nature) +5, Perception +11, Ride +10, Stealth +10, Survival +11 (+14 to follow tracks), Swim +10
Languages Common
SQ favored terrain (urban +2), hunter’s bond (animal companion), track +3, wild empathy +6, woodland stride Gear +1 chain shirt, +1 handaxe, +1 warhammer, composite longbow with 20 arrows, 26 gp
Boon Beast masters can assist the PCs for the duration of a single hunt of a humanoid or animal target.

DESCRIPTION

Beast masters are exotic warriors and beast-tamers who delight the crowds with the help of their wild accomplices, as they are matched in tandem against larger beasts. This often ends poorly for their animal companion, but there are always more beasts to tame and train. Beast masters can be used as lower-level bounty hunters (fighting with paired saps), royal gamekeepers, or big game hunters in the wild. Typical animal companions for beast master gladiators include apes, bears, big cats, crocodiles, dinosaurs, hyenas, monitor lizards, rhinoceroses, and wolves. Beast masters mounted on roc animal companions can make an elite aerial strike force. Beast masters and their animal companion may be encountered alone, hunting or simply swapping stories with a monster hunter and a trapper (CR 8), or as a trio working with a bounty hunter (CR 12).

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