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Swashbuckler

Swashbuckler

Medium humanoid (any species)
Challenge
3

STR
1
DEX
4
CON
1
INT
2
WIS
0
CHA
2

66
12d8+12
19
Fort
+1
Ref
+3
Will
+3
Defense note leather

Speed 5 m.
Skills Acrobatics +6 (17), Athletics +3 (14), Brawn +3 (14), Insight +0 (11), Perception +0 (11), Persuasion +4 (15)
Languages any one language (usually Common)

Lightfooted. Once on its turn, the swashbuckler can use the Dash or Disengage action without using an action.

Maneuvers. The swashbuckler uses maneuvers (maneuver save Difficulty 14). It has 9 stamina dice which are d8s, a dice limit of 1, regains all expended stamina dice when it finishes a long rest, and regains half its total stamina dice (rounded up) when it finishes a short rest. It knows the following maneuvers:

1 stamina die: disorient, distract, fan of knives, feint, nimble, positioning strike, spring attack, step of the wind, uncanny dodge

Suave Defense. While the swashbuckler is wearing light or no armor and wielding no shield, its Defense includes its Charisma.

Actions (3)

Dagger. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 1 m. or range 3/10 m. Hit: 6 (1d4 + 4) piercing damage.

Rapier (2/turn). Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 1 m. Hit: 8 (1d8 + 4) piercing damage.

Coastal, Urbanvgtm

Maneuvers

1 minute/stamina die

As an action, you can make a weapon attack in an attempt to disorient the creature. Add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half if you miss by 4 or less). On a hit, the creature must succeed on a Fortitude saving throw or it can’t take reactions for the duration.

A creature can repeat the saving throw at the end of each of its turns, ending the effect on itself on a success.

Enhance
You can augment this maneuver with the following options, expending stamina dice for each option.
  • You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

  • Stagger. You can expend 1 additional stamina die so the creature is staggered instead of not being able to take reactions, but only until the end of its next turn. You can expend 1 additional stamina die so the creature is staggered for the duration.

  • Incapacitate. You can expend 2 additional stamina die so the creature is incapacitated instead of not being able to take reactions, but only until the end of its next turn.

  • Stun. You can expend 4 additional stamina die so the creature is stunned instead of not being able to take reactions, but only until the end of its next turn.

As an action, you can make a weapon attack in an attempt to distract the creature, giving your allies an opening. Add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half if you miss by 4 or less). On a hit, make a Deception check opposed by the creature’s passive Insight or the next attack roll against it by an attacker other than you has advantage if the attack is made before the start of your next turn.

Enhance
You can augment this maneuver with the following options, expending stamina dice for each option.
  • You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

  • You can expend 3 additional stamina dice to cause all attack rolls against the creature by an attacker other than you to have advantage.

As an action you can make two ranged weapon attacks with a dagger, hatchet, sai, dart, or shuriken against two different targets.

Enhance

You can throw an additional weapon for each additional stamina die expended, but you can only attack each creature once.

As an action, you can make a melee weapon attack along with a deceptive or pretended blow, thrust, or other movement. Add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half if you miss by 4 or less). On a hit, make a Deception check opposed by the creature’s passive Insight or you have advantage on your next melee weapon attack roll against that creature before the end of your next turn.

Enhance
You can augment this maneuver with the following options, expending stamina dice for each option.
  • You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

  • You can expend 3 additional stamina dice to have advantage on all attack rolls against the creature if the attack is made before the start of your next turn.

As a reaction, which you use when an enemy moves within 1 meter of you, you can move up to half your speed without provoking opportunity attacks.

As an action, you can make a weapon attack in an attempt to knock the creature off balance with your blow. Add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half if you miss by 4 or less). On a hit, if the creature is your size or smaller, it must succeed on a Reflex saving throw or you move into the creature’s space, and it moves 1 meter in a direction you choose.

Enhance

You can increase the damage and target a creature of a larger size for each additional stamina die expended.

If the target is Large, you can occupy any space that it left. You cannot use this maneuver if you or the target would end up sharing the same space as another creature or terrain such as a wall.

As an action, you can use the Dash action. If you move at least 4 meters straight toward a creature, you can make a melee weapon attack against it. Add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half if you miss by 4 or less).

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, you can use the Dash action twice or use the Disengage action and the Dash action. You also have advantage on Athletics checks to jump for the turn.

As a reaction, which you use when you are hit by an attack that you can see or when you make a Reflex saving throw, you spin gracefully away, avoiding the swing or effect. Roll a d3 and add the result your Defense against the triggering attack or to your Reflex saving throw. You can do so after the roll but before any effects of the roll occur.

Enhance
You can augment this maneuver with the following options, expending stamina dice for each option.
  • You can expend 2 additional stamina dice to roll 2d3.

  • You can expend 4 additional stamina dice to roll 3d3.