Vagabond (Human Commoner 2/Warrior 1)


Vagabond CR 1

XP 400
Human commoner 2/warrior 1
N Medium humanoid
Init +1; Senses Perception +7

DEFENSE

AC 16, touch 11, flat-footed 15 (+4 armor, +1 Dex, +1 shield)
HP 15 (3 HD; 2d6+1d10+3)
Fort +3, Ref +1, Will –1

Offense

Speed 30 ft.
Melee battleaxe +3 (1d8+1/x3) or dagger +3 (1d4+1/19–20)
Ranged mwk composite longbow +4 (1d8+1/x3) or mwk composite longbow +2/+2 (1d8+1/x3) or dagger +3 (1d4+1/19–20)

Statistics

Str 13, Dex 13, Con 12, Int 10, Wis 8, Cha 9
Base Atk +2; CMB +3; CMD 14
Feats Alertness, Point Blank Shot, Rapid Shot
Skills Climb +3, Handle Animal +3, Knowledge (geography) +1, Knowledge (local) +1, Perception +7, Ride +3, Sense Motive +2, Survival +1, Swim +3
Languages Common
Gear masterwork chain shirt, buckler, battleaxe, dagger, masterwork composite longbow (+1 Str) with 20 arrows, mule, saddle
Boon A vagabond can give accurate directions to any known landmark or settlement within 50 miles (+5 on Survival checks to avoid getting lost) and general information about likely dangers (terrain or hostile creatures) along the way.

DESCRIPTION

Vagabonds are drifters who wander the roads, picking up odd jobs but rarely letting the sun set on them in the same place twice. Vagabonds have a few skills that can help them get odd jobs in communities they pass through, but often possess skills in combat as well, as no road is ever truly safe. Vagabonds serve well as hunters, woodsmen, and herders who live on the fringes of society. A vagabond might also work as a traveling peddler or merchant, or serve as a scout for a town militia.

Vagabonds make good low-level archers, and this skill can be improved by replacing the Alertness feat with Far Shot, Precise Shot, or Weapon Focus (longbow). Alternatively, you can replace the archery feats with Power Attack and Toughness to make a vagabond better in melee combat. Vagabonds are usually loners, but may partner with a caravan guard, storyteller, or pair of farmers (CR 3). Two vagabonds might join a troupe of four wanderers (CR 7), or occasionally travel in small groups of four, accompanied by a single wanderer, pilgrim, or trapper (CR 6).


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