Mounted Archer (Human Ranger 5)

Mounted Archer
CR 4

XP 1,200
Human Ranger 5
NE Medium humanoid (human)
Init +7; Senses Perception +9


AC 19, touch 13, flat-footed 16 (+4 armor, +3 Dex, +2 shield)
hp 42 (5d10+10)
Fort +7, Ref +8, Will +3
Resist fire 10


Speed 30 ft.
Melee mwk scimitar +8 (1d6+2/18–20) or lance +7 (1d8+2/×3)
Ranged mwk composite shortbow +10 (1d6+2/×3)
Space 5 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with lance)
Special Attacks favored enemy (animals +2, humans +4)
Ranger Spells Prepared (CL 2nd; concentration +3)


Before Combat The ranger casts endure elements and resist energy (fire).

During Combat The ranger shoots from horseback. When fighting dangerous opponents, she uses oil of magic weapon on her bow and drinks her potion of blur.

Base Statistics

Without resist energy, the ranger’s statistics are Resist none.


Str 15, Dex 16, Con 14, Int 10, Wis 12, Cha 8
Base Atk +5; CMB +7; CMD 20
Feats Endurance, Improved Initiative, Mounted Archery, Mounted Combat, Point-Blank Shot, Weapon Focus (composite shortbow)
Skills Handle Animal +7, Heal +9, Knowledge (geography, nature) +8, Perception +9, Ride +9, Stealth +9, Survival +9
Languages Common
SQ favored terrain (desert +2), hunter’s bond (companions), track +2, wild empathy +4
Combat Gear oil of magic weapon, potion of blur, potion of cure moderate wounds, potion of invisibility; Other Gear masterwork chain shirt, masterwork heavy wooden shield, lance, masterwork composite shortbow (+2 Str) with 20 arrows, masterwork scimitar, cloak of resistance +1, combat-trained horse, riding saddle, 72 gp


The mounted archer fires deadly arrows from horseback.

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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