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Alexandre Cabanel (1823–1889) Title The Sword-Bearing Page Date 1881
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|Squire CR 1/3|
Human aristocrat 1
N Medium humanoid
Init +1; Senses Perception 1
|AC 13, touch 11,
flat-footed 12 (+1 armor, +1 Dexterity, +1 shield)
hp 5 (1d8+1)
Fort +1, Ref +1, Will +1
|Speed 30 ft.
Melee lance +1 (1d8+1/x3) or light pick +1 (1d4+1/x4)
Ranged shortbow +1 (1d6/x3)
|Strength 13, Dexterity 13, Constitution
12, Intelligence 9, Wisdom 8, Charisma 10
Base Atk +0; CMB +1; CMD 12
Feats Animal Affinity, Mounted Combat
Skills Craft (armor) +3, Craft (weapons) +3, Handle Animal +6, Knowledge (nobility) +3, Ride +6
Combat Gear potion of cure light wounds; Other Gear Padded armor, light wooden shield, lance, light pick, shortbow with 20 arrows, light horse (combat trained) with
Boon A squire can make a personal introduction to a knight or help the PCs buy a combat trained mount or riding gear at a 5% discount. A squire might also agree to serve a fighter, paladin, or ranger PC, either for a limited time, or until granted knighthood.
Squires are aspiring knights, robust youths who train in skill at arms but also busy themselves with tending and caring for their masters gear, keeping it sharp, clean, and ready to use. Squires also learn the courtly arts and etiquette. After proving their loyalty and skill in battle, squires usually become knights. In lands where knighthood is only granted by a king or other monarch, some squires remain so for their entire lives.
Squires can be used as heralds, standardbearers, scouts, or royal messengers. They might also be used as skirmishers or light cavalry, or perhaps as the guards of a minor nobles manor house. A group of squires could also serve as a noble hunting party.
Simply giving a squire
heavier armor can make a more formidable Mounted Combatant, while replacing
the pick with a Scimitar or longsword creates a nomadic horselord warrior. A squire often accompanies a knight (CR
7), or a pair of squires may accompany a noble
scion (CR 3). Six squires can make a patrol of scouts or a hunting party
(CR 3). Three squires can serve as outriders for a caravan, along with three caravan guards (CR 5), or six squires might work with a highwayman (CR 7).
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