Cautious Sniper (CR 4)

Cautious Sniper 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 masterwork sniper rifle +12 or +10/+10 (1d12+3/×4)
Special Attacks weapon training (firearms +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 sniper’s statistics are:

hp 37; Fort +5.


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 (sniper rifle), Weapon Specialization (sniper rifle)
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 bullets (4), potion of bear’s endurance, potion of cure moderate wounds, alchemical silver bullets (4), cold iron bullets (4); Other Gear masterwork ultraweave armor, masterwork sniper rifle with 20 metal cartridges, masterwork elven curve blade, cloak of resistance +1, masterwork artisan’s tools, riding dog, 67 gp

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

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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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