Kittelic (3.5e Racial Paragon Class)
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Only those who find great pleasure in hinding and attacking from the shadows yet enjoy a game of cat and mouse may be considered a Kittelic Paragon. Living within the shadows and seeking the weak spots of their opponent, they find no dishonor and taking advantage of an opponent who left their guard down. Forgoing all light except the light born of the night, they become phantoms, the monsters of the stories that elven parents tell their children when they refuse to sleep, the heros of kittelic fables. To become an elite stalker whose stealth is second to noone's is the dream of kittelars.
Kittelic Paragons often adventure of curiousity. Driven by a need to check anything that is shiny, they will travel upon a moment's notice, though properly requesting permission from their clan before taking their leave of absence. They will travel as far as they can by night, keeping track of time by the moon's phase and sleeping through the day. Once they've met their hearts worth in adventure or grow how sick, they turn about, traveling by night and sleeping through again back home. Other reasons that a Kittelic Paragon include duties to their clan and quests given by their (usually dead) ancestors.
Though misunderstood and sterotyped as acting primarily upon whim and lacking any honor, Kittelic Paragons are honorbound warriors that serve their clans without a second thought. Putting the clan before their one cares or worries. They will put down their lives for the clan if needed. However that doesn't mean they live up to their notorious natures of being sexaully driven. However, as all kittelars, they are not afraid to fight their battles as long as they fight them from their terms. Resorting to stealth, not from lack of courage, but from careful thinking.
They often curious, a kittelic paragon doesn't allow their curiousity come before the duty to their clan. Like a true kittelar, they oten refuse to be either good or evil, for it will draw away from the responsibilities of their clan.
A Kittelic Paragon lives by night thus finds loyalty towards the Lunar Trinity. Choosing to worship no single of the three moon gods, yet them all as a whole, the kittelic paragon lives fastly to these beliefs and often refuse to worship another diety.
Kittelic paragons grow up thinking that stealth is the key to victory in any battle and train endless on this belief, honing their instincts and skills to the point that they blend seemlessly with the shadows.
Kittelic Paragons suffer no more less than any other kittelar when it comes to multi-racial relations. Though they share much of intrests with a halflings, with such curious natures and nimble fingers, but it seems halflings are more trusted by some reason. They still admired elves, greatly and are as distrusted by elves aswell.
Kittelic Paragons get along well with other combat or stealth driven classes such a fighters and rogues, both able to enjoy a good fight and have sense enough to fight it from behind cover. Though not as fond of magic users, they understand they serve their place and will coexists with them if the those spellcasters choose to coexist in the first place.
Game Rule Information:
The following information list the game statistics of a Kittelic Paragon.
Abilities: Kittelic Paragons find the higher their dexterity, the harder they are to hit and easier it is for them to hide while strength allows to hit harder and constituiton gives them energy to use in a fight.
Races: Only a Kittelar may become a Kittelic Paragon.
Starting Gold: d4
Starting Age: Simple
|1st||+1||+0||+2||+0||Sneak Attack Bonus 1d6, Graceful Climbing|
|2nd||+1||+1||+3||+1||Sneak Attack Bonus 2d6, Graceful Weapon Proficiency|
|3rd||+2||+2||+4||+2||Sneak Attack Bonus 3d6, Graceful Skulking|
Class Skills (4 + Int modifier per level, ×4 at 1st level)
All of the following are class features of the Kittelic Paragon.
Weapon and Armor Proficiency:
Kittelic Pargagons are Proficient with any Oriental Weapon Simple and Martial Weapon (i.e. Kama, Tanto, Wakazasha, ect.) and light Oriental Armor (these items being listed in Oriental Adventures or Chronicles of Oreisa
Graceful Climbing (Ex): At Kittelic Paragon can climb using their own claws to make hand holds on a surface, thus using their Dexterity Moddifier in place of their Strength. When climbing any soft surface where they can easily dig their claws into (such as wood), they can take a 20 on the check.
Graceful Weapon Framiliarty (Ex): At the second level, a Kittelic Paragon may learn become so familiar with a specific weapon that they can wield using their Dexterity Modifier in place of their Strength (like the Weapon Finesse Feat).
Graceful Skulking (Ex): At the third level, the Kittelic Paragon has mastered the art of sneaking that they can they can even run without making a sound. While wearing no armor and carrying a light load, a Kittelic Paragon can take 10 when attempting to run without making a sound despite the penalties for running.
Sneak Attack Bonus (Ex): When attacking an opponent whose flat-footed or otherwise denied their DEX modifier to their AC, a Kittelic Paragon can attack their vital organs with ease, dealing aditional damage (1d6 more damage/level). Creatures without vital organs or are immune to critical hits (such as the undead and constructs) are immune to sneak attacks.