Watch Captain (Human Fighter 7)

Watch Captain CR 6

XP 2,400
Human fighter 7
LN Medium humanoid
Init +1; Senses Perception +6


AC 20, touch 11, flat-footed 19 (+9 armor, +1 Dex)
hp 57 (7d10+19)
Fort +8, Ref +4, Will +4; +2 vs. fear
Defensive Abilities bravery +2


Speed 30 ft.
Melee +1 halberd +14/+9 (1d10+10/x3) or sap +11/+6 (1d6+4 nonlethal)
Ranged composite longbow +8/+3 (1d8+4/x3)
Special Attacks weapon training (pole arms +1)


Str 18, Dex 12, Con 14, Int 13, Wis 8, Cha 10
Base Atk +7; CMB +11 (+15 trip); CMD 22 (24 vs. trip)
Feats Alertness, Combat Expertise, Dazzling Display, Greater Trip, Improved Trip, Iron Will, Persuasive, Weapon Focus (halberd), Weapon Specialization (halberd)
Skills Diplomacy +5, Handle Animal +4, Intimidate +12, Knowledge (engineering) +5, Perception +6, Profession (soldier) +5, Ride +2, Sense Motive +8
Languages Common, Halfling
SQ armor training 2
Combat Gear potions of cure moderate wounds (2), tanglefoot bags (2); Other Gear masterwork full plate, +1 halberd, composite longbow (+4 Str) with 20 arrows, sap, cloak of resistance +1, 35 gp
Boon A watch captain may detain an NPC of up to 9th level for 24 hours and allow a single PC access for questioning, or he could assign one patrol of guards to assist the PCs inside the city for up to 1 hour.


Watch captains are stern and canny veterans, experienced soldiers who have seen it all on the battlefield and lived to tell the tale. Quick of mind and naturally suspicious, they are thorough and professional in leading investigations yet also tactful when dealing with highborn and lowborn alike. Watch captains might also be used as high-ranking officers or low-ranking generals in an army, while a single watch captain can serve as the castellan of a fortress. Replacing the halberd and Improved Trip feat with a ranseur and Improved Disarm creates a watch captain who disarms opponents instead of tripping them.

Watch captains may be encountered leading an investigative team of a guard officer and a battle mage (CR 8) or leading larger patrols in force (CR 8 for one patrol of an officer and four guards; +1 CR per additional patrol). A watch captain might also be encountered as the non-noble companion of a holy warrior or knight (CR 8).

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