Cautious Archer (Elf Fighter 5)

Cautious Archer CR 4

XP 1,200
Elf Fighter 5
CN Medium humanoid (elf)
Init +4; Senses low-light vision; Perception +6


AC 20, touch 14, flat-footed 16 (+6 armor, +4 Dex)
hp 47 (5d10+15)
Fort +7, Ref +6, Will +1; +2 vs. enchantments, +1 vs. fear Defensive Abilities bravery +1; Immune sleep


Speed 30 ft.
Melee mwk elven curve blade +8 (1d10+3/18–20)
Ranged mwk composite longbow +10/+10 (1d8+5/×3)
Special Attacks weapon training (bows +1)


Before Combat The fighter drinks his potion of bear’s endurance and finds a prime location for an ambush.

During Combat The fighter keeps his distance and fights at range, sending his dog to harry foes that approach.

Base Statistics

Without bear’s endurance, the fighter’s statistics are hp 37; Fort +5; Con +10.


Str 14, Dex 18, Con 14, Int 15, Wis 8, Cha 10
Base Atk +5; CMB +7; CMD 21
Feats Deadly Aim, Point-Blank Shot, Precise Shot, Rapid Shot, Weapon Focus (composite longbow), Weapon Specialization (composite longbow)
Skills Climb +5, Craft (bows) +8, Handle Animal +8, Perception +6, Stealth +6, Survival +3, Swim +5
Languages Common, Elven, Gnome, Orc
SQ armor training 1, elven magic, weapon familiarity
Combat Gear +1 arrows (5), potion of bear’s endurance, potion of cure moderate wound, alchemical silver arrows (5), cold iron arrows (5); Other Gear masterwork breastplate, masterwork composite longbow (+2 Str) with 35 arrows, masterwork elven curve blade, cloak of resistance +1, masterwork artisan’s tools, riding dog, 67 gp


Cautious archers are adept at hit-and-run tactics and ambushes.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game NPC Codex © 2012, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors: Jesse Benner, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, Alex Greenshields, Rob McCreary, Mark Moreland, Jason Nelson, Stephen Radney-MacFarland, Patrick Renie, Sean K Reynolds, and Russ Taylor.

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