Keyblade Wielder Ally: Defender (3.5e Keyblade Wielder Ally)
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|1st||+1||+2||+0||+0||Defensive Stance 1/day, Reaching Intimidate|
|2nd||+2||+3||+0||+0||Uncanny Dodge, Mobile Defense|
|4th||+4||+4||+1||+1||Defensive Stance 2/day|
|5th||+5||+4||+1||+1||Improved Uncanny Dodge|
|8th||+8/+3||+6||+2||+2||Defensive Stance 3/day|
|10th||+10/+5||+7||+3||+3||Frightful Presence 10'|
|11th||+11/+6/+1||+7||+3||+3||Manipulate, Improved Mobile Defense|
|12th||+12/+7/+2||+8||+4||+4||Defensive Stance 4/day, Break 4/day|
|15th||+15/+10/+5||+9||+5||+5||Break 5/day, Frightful Presence 20'|
|16th||+16/+11/+6/+1||+10||+5||+5||Defensive Stance 5/day|
|20th||+20/+15/+10/+5||+12||+6||+6||Defensive Stance 6/day, Frightful Presence 30'|
 Ally Features
All of the following are class features of the Defender:
Weapon and Armor Proficiency: A Defender is proficient with all simple and martial weapons, and with all armor and shields, except tower.
Defensive Stance (Ex): When he adopts a defensive stance, a Defender gains phenomenal strength and durability, but he cannot move from the spot he is defending. He gains +2 to Strength, +4 to Constitution, a +2 resistance bonus on all saves, and a +4 dodge bonus to AC. The increase in Constitution increases the guardian's hit points by 2 points per level, but these hit points go away at the end of the defensive stance when the Constitution score drops back 4 points. These extra hit points are not lost first the way temporary hit points are. While in a defensive stance, a guardian cannot use skills or abilities that would require him to shift his position, and he cannot take a move action. A defensive stance lasts for a number of rounds equal to 3 + the character’s (newly improved) Constitution modifier. A guardian may end his defensive stance voluntarily prior to this limit. At the end of the defensive stance, the guardian is winded and takes a –2 penalty to Strength for the duration of that encounter. A guardian can only use his defensive stance a certain number of times per day as determined by his level. Using the defensive stance takes no time itself, but a guardian can only do so during his action.
Uncanny Dodge (Ex): At 2nd level, a Defender retains his Dexterity bonus to AC (if any) even if he is caught flat-footed or struck by an invisible attacker. However, he still loses his Dexterity bonus to AC if immobilized. If a guardian already has uncanny dodge from a different class, he automatically gains improved uncanny dodge (see below) instead.
Mobile Defense (Ex): The Defender may take one 5’ step every round while in Defensive Stance.
Breaks (Ex): An attack made by the Defender meant to disable his opponent. These attacks can only be made by a weapon that he is proficient in, and this weapon must do at least 1d8 non-nonlethal damage. If his fists qualify, he may use them. These attacks are made at -4 to hit, and they are unable to critical. If the attack hits, the effect lasts until the opponent struck is healed for 10+ (the guardian's STR mod) HP.
Power: Deals 1d6 Strength damage.
Defense: This disables worn armor, halving its effectiveness and doubling the Maximum Dex Bonus. Instead of using healing to fix this, it must be repaired at a blacksmith for 1/10 of the market price, or have a Repair spell cast on it to heal it for the noted amount. If the target has natural armor instead, halve its effectiveness and reduce its speed by 1/4 until healed as noted.
Magic: Adds 50% to the target's arcane spell failure, even if there is no Somatic/Verbal component. This arcane spell failure chance also works on spell-like abilities, and certain Special Abilities that are magic-based.
Speed: Deals 1d6 Dexterity damage.
Reaching Intimidate (Ex): A Defender may make his Intimidate checks in battle to any opponent that can see and hear the guardian. He does not need to be in melee combat nor does he need to threaten his space. The effects are unaffected.
Manipulate (Ex): The Defender is a master of manipulating his enemies. At level 7, choose one of the following abilities, and at level 11, gain the other. These abilities can be used once per round, as a move action. If the target resists the ability, the target is immune to both forms of Manipulations for 24 hours.
Threaten: the Defender may, instead of making the usual Intimidate check, choose to Threaten his target. The DC and other rolls are the same, but the affected target is frightened for two rounds instead.
Taunt: the Defender may, instead of making a usual Intimidate check, choose to Taunt his target. The DC and rolls are the same, but the target, if affected, flies into a rage, identical to the barbarian ability. This rage lasts for two rounds.
Frightful Presence (Ex): A Defender can unsettle foes with his mere presence. The ability can be used as a free action once per round. Creatures within a radius of 10 feet plus ten feet per five levels after gaining the ability are subject to its affects. A potentially affected creature that succeeds on a Will save (DC 20 + the Defender’s Cha modifier) remains immune to that dragon’s frightful presence for 24 hours. On a failure, creatures with 4 or less HD become panicked for 4d6 rounds and those with 5-19 HD become shaken for 4d6 rounds. Creatures with more than 20 HD are not affected.
Improved Mobile Defense (Ex): The Defender may move at half his normal movement rate if he takes a move action while in Defensive Stance.
Restless Defense (Ex): At the end of his Defensive stance, he is no longer fatigued.