Con Artist (CR 5)

Con Artist CR 5

XP 1,600
Half-elf bard 6
NE Medium humanoid (elf, human)
Init +1; Senses low-light vision; Perception +3


AC 16, touch 12, flat-footed 15 (+4 armor, +1 deflection, +1 Dex)
hp 30 (6d8)
Fort +1, Ref +6, Will +6; +2 vs. enchantments, +4 vs. bardic performance, language-dependent, and sonic
Immune sleep


Speed 30 ft.
Melee dagger +4 (1d4/19–20)
Ranged masterwork light revolver +7 (1d6/x4)
Special Attacks bardic performance 18 rounds/day (countersong, distraction, fascinate, inspire competence +2, inspire courage +2, suggestion)
Bard Spells Known (CL 6th; concentration +10)

2nd (4/day)alter self, detect thoughts (DC 16), minor image (DC 17), suggestion (DC 16)
1st (5/day)comprehend languages, disguise self, silent image (DC 16), ventriloquism (DC 16)
0th (at will)dancing lights, detect magic, ghost sound (DC 15), message


Before Combat The bard uses her potion of invisibility to hide and minor image to make illusory combatants. If pressed, she uses suggestion to make her enemies leave the fight.


Str 10, Dex 13, Con 8, Int 14, Wis 12, Cha 18
Base Atk +4; CMB +4; CMD 16
Feats Skill Focus (Perform [act, oratory]), Spell Focus (illusion), Weapon Focus (light revolver)
Skills Acrobatics +6, Escape Artist +10, Knowledge (arcana) +10, Knowledge (local) +14, Knowledge (nobility) +13, Perception +3, Perform (act, oratory) +16, Perform (string) +13, Sense Motive +10, Spellcraft +8, Stealth +10
Languages Common, Draconic, Elven
SQ bardic knowledge +3, elf blood, lore master 1/day, versatile performance (act, oratory)
Combat Gear elixir of truth, potion of cure light wounds, potions of invisibility (2); Other Gear +1 omniweave armor, masterwork light revolver, dagger, ring of protection +1, violin, 13 gp

A talented swindler, con artists use every trick they know to separate the foolish from their cash.

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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