Harrying Brute (CR 6)

Harrying Brute CR 6

XP 2,400
Human monk 7
LN Medium humanoid (human)
Init +5; Senses Perception +11


AC 20, touch 16, flat-footed 18 (+4 armor, +1 Dex, +1 dodge, +1 monk, +3 Wis)
hp 45 (7d8+10)
Fort +7, Ref +7, Will +9; +2 vs. enchantments
Defensive Abilities evasion; Immune disease


Speed 50 ft.
Melee unarmed strike +10 (1d8+4) or mwk sai +10 (1d4+4) or unarmed strike flurry of blows +10/+10/+5 (1d8+4)
Ranged dagger +6 (1d4+4/19–20)
Special Attacks flurry of blows, stunning fist (7/day, DC 16)


Before Combat The monk drinks his potion of mage armor.

During Combat The monk uses his sai to disarm opponents, then uses Scorpion Style. If an enemy succumbs, he performs a flurry of blows, augmented with a point from his ki pool, and attempts to stun the opponent.

Base Statistics

Without mage armor, the monk’s statistics are:

AC 16, touch 16, flat-footed 14.


Str 18, Dex 13, Con 12, Int 10, Wis 16, Cha 8
Base Atk +5; CMB +11; CMD 25
Feats Combat Reflexes, Dodge, Improved Disarm, Improved Initiative, Improved Unarmed Strike, Power Attack, Scorpion Style, Step Up, Stunning Fist, Weapon Focus (unarmed strike)
Skills Acrobatics +10 (+25 when jumping), Climb +9, Intimidate +6, Knowledge (history) +5, Knowledge (local) +3, Knowledge (religion) +6, Perception +11, Perform (percussion) +6, Sense Motive +13, Swim +10
Languages Common
SQ fast movement, high jump, ki pool (6 points, magic), maneuver training, purity of body, slow fall 30 ft., wholeness of body
Combat Gear potions of cure light wounds (2), potions of mage armor (2), potions of magic weapon (2), arc grenade; Other Gear dagger, masterwork sai, belt of giant strength +2, cloak of resistance +1, 20 gp.

Harrying brutes are masters of hand-fighting, wrestling, and mixed martial arts of every type. While some are quiet and reserved, others are flamboyant and daring, always looking for the opportunity to flex their muscles and demonstrate their prowess and the value of knowing how to fight unarmed.

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