Ascetic Hero (CR 14)

Ascetic Hero CR 14

XP 38,400
Female human fighter 15
CG Medium humanoid (human)
Init +9; Senses Perception +13


AC 29, touch 17, flat-footed 24 (+7 armor, +2 deflection, +5 Dex, +4 shield)
hp 132 (15d10+45)
Fort +12, Ref +12, Will +9 (+4 vs. fear)
Defensive Abilities bravery +4


Speed 30 ft.
Melee +1 menacing kusarigama +22/+17/+12 (1d6+5/18–20), masterwork kusarigama +22 (1d3+3/18–20)
Ranged +2 composite longbow +26/+21/+16 (1d8+9/x3 plus 1d6 bleed), masterwork dagger +22/+17/+12 (1d4+3/19–20)
Space 5 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with kusarigama)
Special Attacks weapon training (bows +3, monk +2, thrown +1)


Str 14, Dex 20, Con 12, Int 13, Wis 14, Cha 12
Base Atk +15; CMB +15 (+17 trip); CMD 32 (34 vs. trip)
Feats Combat Expertise, Deadly Aim, Improved Initiative, Improved Precise Shot, Improved Trip, Point-Blank Shot, Precise Shot, Rapid Shot, Skill Focus (Acrobatics), Toughness, Two-Weapon Fighting, Weapon Finesse, Weapon Focus (composite longbow), Weapon Focus (kusarigama), Weapon Specialization (composite longbow), Weapon Specialization (kusarigama)
Skills Acrobatics +21, Climb +15, Craft (bowyer/fletcher) +8, Diplomacy +5, Handle Animal +10, Intimidate +8, Knowledge (engineering) +8, Perception +13, Ride +12, Survival +13, Swim +12
Languages Common, 1 additional
SQ armor training 4
Combat Gear thistle arrows (20), arrows (40); Other Gear +3 armored longcoat, +3 buckler, +1 menacing kusarigama, +2 composite longbow (+2 Str), belt of mighty constitution +4, cloak of resistance +2, ring of protection +2.

An ascetic hero is a throwback to the old ways, to battle with ancient weapons and techniques, someone who eschews modern technology in order to demonstrate that the old ways still have a place even in a sci-fi society.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Alien Codex © 2018, Legendary Games; Lead Designer: Jason Nelson. Authors: Anthony Adam, Kate Baker, John Bennet, Eytan Bernstein, Robert Brookes, Russ Brown, Duan Byrd, Paris Crenshaw, Jeff Dahl, Robyn Fields, Joel Flank, Matt Goodall, Robert J. Grady, Jim Groves, Steven T. Helt, Thurston Hillman, Tim Hitchcock, Nick Hite, Daniel Hunt, Mike Kimmel Marshall, Isabelle Lee, Jeff Lee, Lyz Liddell, Jason Nelson, Richard Pett, Tom Phillips, Jeff Provine, Alistair J. Rigg, Alex Riggs, Wendall Roy, Mike Shel, Neil Spicer, Todd Stewart, Russ Taylor, Rachel Ventura, Mike Welham, George Loki Williams, Scott Young.

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