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|Beggar CR 1|
Human commoner 1/rogue 1
N Medium humanoid
Init +3; Senses Perception +6
|AC 13, touch 13,
flat-footed 10 (+3 Dexterity)
hp 13 (2 HD; 1d8+1d6+5)
Fort +2, Ref +5, Will +1
|Speed 30 ft.
Melee club +1 (1d6+1)
Ranged club +3 (1d6+1)
Special Attacks sneak attack +1d6
13, Dexterity 17, Constitution 14, Intelligence 10, Wisdom 12, Charisma 8
Base Atk +0; CMB +1; CMD 14
Feats Endurance, Skill Focus (Survival)
Skills Climb +6, Knowledge (local) +5, Perception +6, Sleight of Hand +8, Stealth +8, Survival +6
SQ trapfinding +1
Gear club, begging bowl
Boon A beggar can watch a particular location or person in their city or town for 1 day and report back to the PC on what they observed.
Beggars are the homeless and hopeless wretches that eke out a meager existence at the fringes of society in cities and towns. Some are once farmers, craftsmen, or other working folk stricken blind or lame, while others are orphans from birth, subsisting on alms and charity so long they have known nothing else.
Beggars can serve as apprentice
thieves and pickpockets (and not a few beggars supplement their begging this way). They might also be
used as urchins, link boys, the inhabitants of a leper colony, or even cultists
of a dark god of disease, thievery, or murder. Exchanging a beggars Skill
Focus (Survival) with Skill
Focus (Sleight of Hand) or Skill Focus (Stealth) creates a better pickpocket or thief.
Replacing Endurance with Weapon
Finesse, as well as adding some light armor or an additional weapon, makes
a beggar more effective in combat, as does replacing both of a beggars
feats with Dodge and Mobility.
A beggar might be accompanied by a Village
Idiot (CR 2), or may team up with a street
thug or a pair of pickpockets (CR 3). A pair of beggars may also trail after a dealer or pilgrim (CR 5), or work with a troupe of four wanderers (CR 7). Beggars working
as thieves or pickpockets might form gangs of six (CR 6), while four thieving beggars might add their
skills to a gang of eight Bandits (CR 7).
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