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Nicolas Tournier (1579–1624) Title The Guard Room Date first half of 17th century
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|Foot Soldier CR 1/3|
Human warrior 1
N Medium humanoid
Init +1; Senses Perception +0
|AC 17, touch 11, flat-footed
16 (+6 armor, +1 Dexterity)
hp 8 (1d10+3)
Fort +2, Ref +1, Will +0
|Speed 20 ft.
Melee longspear +3 (1d8+3/x3) or greatsword +3 (2d6+3/1920) or dagger +3 (1d4+2/1920)
Ranged javelin +2 (1d6+2)
Space 5 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with longspear)
|Strength 15, Dexterity 12, Constitution
11, Intelligence 8, Wisdom 10, Charisma 9
Base Atk +1; CMB +3; CMD 14
Feats Step Up, Toughness
Skills Craft (weapons) +3, Profession (soldier) +4, Survival +1
Combat Gear potion of cure light wounds; Other Gear chainmail, greatsword, dagger, javelin, longspear, 2 gp
Boon Foot soldiers can help PCs buy normal (nonmasterwork) simple or martial weapons at a 10% discount, or may agree to accompany the PCs as men-at-arms for a 10% share of the treasure.
Foot soldiers are the backbone of any army, stout soldiers who hold the line in the face of the enemys charge with a bristling wall of pikes, decimate an opposing forces ranks with a hail of javelins, or hew with their swords in the bloody grind of close combat. Foot soldiers close the gap when their foes try to flee the field, and are tough enough to shrug off blows that would fell a common man.
Changing a foot soldiers character class from warrior to fighter creates a professional veteran soldier. This necessitates a number of changes, the foremost of which is using the heroic numbers for his ability scores. In addition, the foot soldier receives a bonus fighter feat such as Combat Reflexes, Power Attack, or Weapon Focus.
Different varieties of
foot soldier can be easily created by exchanging weapons and armor. For example,
replacing the longspear and greatsword with a shortspear, longsword, and heavy
steel shield increases the foot soldiers AC by 2. Foot soldiers can serve
as bodyguards or hired muscle for mid-level NPCs, or as the rank-and-file guards
at a city gate, in front of a temple, or manning a castles walls. Foot
soldiers are usually found in squads of six (CR 3), sometimes accompanied by
a guard sergeant (CR 4).
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