Guard Officer (Human Fighter 4)

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Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier (1815–1891) Title Musketeer Date 1870 Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier (1815–1891) Title Musketeer Date 1870 

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Guard Officer CR 3
XP 800
Human fighter 4
LN Medium humanoid
Init +1; Senses Perception +3
DEFENSE
AC 20, touch 11, flat-footed 19 (+9 armor, +1 Dexterity)
hp 34 (4d10+12)
Fort +6, Ref +2, Will +1; +1 vs. fear
Defensive Abilities bravery +1
OFFENSE
Speed 20 ft.
Melee mwk guisarme +9 (2d4+5/x3) or sap +7 (1d6+3 nonlethal)
Ranged net +5 ranged touch (entangle) or javelin +5 (1d6+2)
Space 5 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with guisarme)
STATISTICS
Strength 16, Dexterity 13, Constitution 14, Intelligence 10, Wisdom 10, Charisma 12
Base Atk +4; CMB +7; CMD 18
Feats Combat Reflexes, Dazzling Display, Exotic Weapon Proficiency (net), Skill Focus (Intimidate), Weapon Focus (guisarme), Weapon Specialization (guisarme)
Skills Intimidate +11, Perception +3, Ride +2, Sense Motive +2
Languages Common
SQ armor training 1
Combat Gear potion of cure light wounds; Other Gear full plate, masterwork guisarme, javelin, nets (2), sap
Boon A guard officer can alert the PCs to local customs, traditions, tricks, and suspicious activity, granting a +2 bonus for 24 hours on opposed Perception and Sense Motive checks within the city. She can also arrange a meeting with a watch captain for the PCs.

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DESCRIPTION

Guard officers supervise guards in their duties and respond to major disturbances, using their grim demeanors and skill at arms to quell conflict. They coordinate well in battle with the guards under their command, rounding up troublemakers and preventing their escape.

Guard officers can also be used as highly skilled gladiators or flamboyant bounty hunters. They might even be found as royal guardsmen in a king’s throne room. In an evil society, guard officers may wear spiked armor and be outfitted with scythes or spiked chains instead of guisarmes and poisoned hand crossbows instead of nets. Guard officers usually patrol with four guards (CR 6), or three guard officers may serve as adjutants to a watch captain (CR 8). Two guard officers can escort a battle mage (CR 7) to respond to magical threats. Four guard officers and a champion (CR 10) form an elite arena fighting team, while two guard officers and two slavers (CR 7) might guard a valuable shipment of slaves.

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