Successful Merchant (CR 5)

Successful Merchant CR 5

XP 1,600
Human expert 7
N Medium humanoid (human)
Init –1; Senses Perception +13


AC 10, touch 9 [16 vs. rays], flat-footed 10 (+1 armor [+7 vs. rays], –1 Dex)
hp 31 (7d8)
Fort +3, Ref +2, Will +9


Speed 30 ft.
Melee masterwork silver dagger +5 (1d4–1/19–20)
Ranged masterwork silver dagger +5 (1d4–1/19–20)


Before Combat The merchant hides behind his bodyguards or tries to use his potion of invisibility to escape combat.


Str 9, Dex 8, Con 10, Int 14, Wis 12, Cha 13
Base Atk +5; CMB +4; CMD 13
Feats Alertness, Iron Will, Persuasive, Skill Focus (Appraise, Intimidate)
Skills Appraise +15, Bluff +11, Diplomacy +13, Handle Animal +6, Intimidate +11, Knowledge (geography) +7, Knowledge (history, nobility) +4, Knowledge (local) +12, Perception +13, Profession (merchant) +11, Ride +9, Sense Motive +13, Survival +2
Languages Common, Dwarven, Elven
Combat Gear potion of cure moderate wounds, potion of invisibility; Other Gear masterwork silver dagger, masterwork blue scatterlight suit, cloak of resistance +1, guard dog, magnifying glass, merchant’s scale, 700 gp in trade goods A successful merchant is pleasant to customers but often an impatient taskmaster to his employees. He has spent a lifetime thinking of ways to avoid physical work and complains if expected to lend a hand. He considers himself better than anyone dumber or poorer than he is.

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