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Veteran

Medium humanoid (any species)
Challenge
3

STR
3
DEX
1
CON
2
INT
0
WIS
0
CHA
0

58
9d8+18
18
Soak
1
Fort
+3
Ref
+3
Will
+0
Defense note scale mail

Speed 5 m.
Skills Athletics +4 (15), Brawn +4 (15), Insight +0 (11), Perception +1 (12)
Languages any one language (usually Common)

Maneuvers. The veteran uses maneuvers (maneuver save Difficulty 13). It has 6 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 when it finishes a short rest. It knows the following maneuvers:

1 stamina die: lead the attack, lunge, parry, rally, spring attack

Actions (3)

Longsword (2/turn). Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit. Hit: 7 (1d8 + 3) slashing damage, or 8 (1d10 + 3) slashing damage if used with two hands.

Shortsword. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit. Hit: 6 (1d6 + 3) piercing damage.

Heavy Crossbow (2/turn). Ranged Weapon Attack: +2 to hit, range 20/200 m. Hit: 6 (1d10 + 1) piercing damage.

Arctic, Coastal, Forest, Grassland, Hill, Mountain, Underdark, Urbansrd

Maneuvers

As an action, make a weapon attack and shout a war cry that victory is at hand, stoking the fires of battle.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage and the next attack roll against the target by an attacker other than you has advantage if the attack is made before the start of your next turn.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, add half as much damage.

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 target by an attacker other than you to have advantage.

As an action, make a melee weapon attack and increase your reach for the attack by 1 meter.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, add half as much damage.

Enhance

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

As a reaction, which you use when you are hit by a weapon attack that you can see, you can block the blow with a melee weapon you wield. Roll a d3 and add the result to your Defense against the triggering attack. You can do so after the roll but before any effects of the roll occur.

As a reaction, which you use when a hostile creature within 5 meters is reduced to 0 health or a friendly creature within 5 meters is reduced to less than half its health, you can rally an ally to push on. A creature of your choice other than you within 5 meters who can see or hear you gains temporary health equal to your maneuver ability.

Enhance

You can increase the temporary health for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, you can use the Dash action. If you move at least 3 meters straight toward a creature, you can make a melee weapon attack against it.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, add half as much damage.

Enhance

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