Vigilant Bodyguard (CR 2)

Vigilant Bodyguard CR 2

XP 600
Human monk 3
LN Medium humanoid (human)
Init +1; Senses Perception +10


AC 20, touch 16, flat-footed 18 (+4 armor, +1 Dex, +1 dodge, +4 Wis)
hp 20 (3d8+3)
Fort +4, Ref +4, Will +7; +2 vs. enchantments
Defensive Abilities evasion


Speed 40 ft.
Melee unarmed strike +5 (1d6+2) or nunchaku +4 (1d6+2) or unarmed strike flurry of blows +3/+3 (1d6+2)
Ranged shuriken +3 (1d2+2)
Special Attacks flurry of blows, stunning fist (3/day, DC 15)


Before Combat The monk drinks her potion of owl’s wisdom to enhance her AC and Perception, as well as a potion of mage armor.

During Combat The monk uses a flurry of blows to make disarm attempts with her nunchaku. If protecting someone, she uses Bodyguard to help protect her charge, focusing Stunning Fist attacks on anyone attacking her charge to enable them to escape. She uses her potion of enlarge person to provide cover to her charge or lift them out of danger.

Base Statistics

Without owl’s wisdom and mage armor, the monk’s statistics are:

Senses Perception +8; AC 15, touch 14, flat-footed 13; Wis 15; CMD 18; Skills Perception +8, Sense Motive +8, Survival +3.


Str 14, Dex 13, Con 12, Int 10, Wis 19, Cha 8
Base Atk +2; CMB +5; CMD 20
Feats Bodyguard, Combat Reflexes, Dodge, Improved Unarmed Strike, Stunning Fist, Weapon Focus (unarmed strike)
Skills Acrobatics +7 (+11 when jumping), Climb +6, Intimidate +5, Perception +10, Sense Motive +10, Stealth +7, Survival +5, Swim +6
SQ fast movement, maneuver training
Combat Gear potions of cure light wounds (2), potion of mage armor, potion of enlarge person, potion of owl’s wisdom, smoke grenade, tear gas grenade, concussion grenade; Other Gear dagger, nunchaku, shuriken (20), bracers of armor +1, 30 gp


Some monk orders hire out vigilant bodyguards to princelings, merchants, and priests with compatible interests and philosophies.

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