Con Artist (Half-Elf Bard 6)


Con Artist CR 5

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

DEFENSE

AC 15, touch 12, flat-footed 14 (+3 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

OFFENSE

Speed 30 ft.
Melee mwk rapier +6 (1d6/18–20)
Ranged dagger +5 (1d4/19–20)
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

TACTICS

During 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.

STATISTICS

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 Finesse
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 leather armor, masterwork rapier, dagger, ring of protection +1, violin, 13 gp

DESCRIPTION

Con artists are never what they first appear to be. They hustle the gullible using confidence schemes.


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