Monster Hunter (CR 5)

Monster Hunter CR 5

XP 1,600
Human ranger 6
N Medium humanoid
Init +3; Senses Perception +10


AC 18, touch 13, flat-footed 15 (+4 armor, +3 Dex, +1 shield)
hp 45 (6d10+12)
Fort +6, Ref +8, Will +3


Speed 30 ft.
Melee battleaxe +9/+4 (1d8+3/x3) or dagger +9/+4 (1d4+3/19–20)
Ranged +1 hunting rifle +10/+5 or +8/+8/+3 (1d8+1/x4) or dagger +9 (1d4+3/19–20)
Special Attacks favored enemy (magical beasts +4, monstrous humanoids +2)
Ranger Spells Prepared (CL 3rd; concentration +3)

1stspeak with animals


Str 16, Dex 16, Con 13, Int 10, Wis 12, Cha 8
Base Atk +6; CMB +9; CMD 22
Feats Deadly Aim, Endurance, Far Shot, Improved Precise Shot, Point-Blank Shot, Rapid Shot, Self-Sufficient
Skills Climb +12, Handle Animal +8, Heal +8, Knowledge (nature) +5, Perception +10, Ride +12, Stealth +12, Survival +12 (+15 to follow tracks), Swim +8
Languages Common
SQ hunter’s bond (animal companion [hawk]), favored terrain (forest +2), track +3, wild empathy +5
Gear masterwork armored longcoat, buckler, battleaxe, dagger, +1 hunting rifle with 30 metal cartridges, 4 gp

Boon A monster hunter can locate and track a particular wild beast or monster, leading the PCs to its lair.

A monster hunter is a clever, experienced hunter, prowling the forest trails with her faithful hawk serving as her eyes above.

Whether seeking a reward or bounty, an impressive trophy, or simply an epic fireside tale of the hunt, a monster hunter seldom rests or tarries long when she hears whispered tales of wild things to put in her sights. Monster hunters can be outriders and protectors of the wilderness or skilled hunters.

Different types of monster hunters can be easily created by changing the monster hunter’s favored enemy, favored terrain, or animal companion, or adding a mount and exchanging some ranged combat feats for mounted combat feats.

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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