Specialist, Acid Sea (3.5e Class)
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- 1 Specialist
- 1.1 Making a Specialist
- 1.2 Campaign Information
Specialists are Fighters who specialize in certain types of combat. They may be lacking in some areas, but in a few select areas they excel.
Making a Specialist
Abilities: Intelligence is important for a specialist, as is Dexterity.
|2nd||+2||+3||+3||+0||Skill focus, Specialty Mastery|
|6th||+6/+1||+5||+5||+2||Skill Focus, Improved Specialty Mastery|
|11th||+11/+6/+1||+7||+7||+3||Greater Specialty Mastery|
Class Skills (5 + Int modifier per level, ×4 at 1st level)
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Weapon and Armor Proficiency: A Specialist is proficient with all simple and martial weapons. He is also proficient with all light, medium, and heavy armor. He is proficient with all shields except tower Shields.
Specialties: when a character becomes a specialist they choose one of three specialties which diversify the specialists from other classes. The Specialties are shadow-walking, Travel, and Battle. Depending on which they choose, their abilities will develop very differently. The Shadow-Walking specialist specializes in striking at the most opportune moment. The Traveling Opportunist specializes in knowing the lay of the land, getting the upper hand in most situations where terrain is an issue. Battling Specialists specialize in fighting up close and personal.
bonus Feat (Ex): A Specialist at 1st, 4th, 8th, 12th, 16th, and 20th level gains an additional bonus feat. They pull their bonus feats from the Fighter bonus feat list. A Specialist's level counts as a fighter level when taking feats that require levels in fighter.
skill focus (Ex): A specialist at 2nd, 6th, 10th, 14th, and 18th levels gains the Skill focus Feat. They cannot use the skill focus feat on the same skill twice.
Specialty Mastery (Su): A specialist at 2nd level gains a certain amount of mastery over their chosen specialization. They acquire one of the following traits depending on their Specialization.
Nimble Strength: Shadow-walking Specialty. The Specialist uses her Dexterity modifier in place of her Strength modifier on all attack rolls, and Skill checks where Strength is the modifying ability. Armor check penalties still apply when necessary.
Grace and guile: Travel Specialty. The Specialist adds their Wisdom or charisma modifier, whichever is higher, to their AC. They lose this bonus when they are flat-footed or helpless.
Wisdom from Power: Battle specialty. the specialist substitutes his Strength modifier for his Wisdom modifier for all Skill Checks, and saves where wisdom is the Modifying ability. this does not apply to skills that are not class skills, unless he has more than 5 ranks in that skill.
Improved Specialty Mastery (Su): At 6th Level The Specialist gains a second ability from their specialization.
Shadow-Walking specialty: Sneak Attack (2d6 +1/2 levels above 6th).
Travel Specialty: Favored Enemy. +4 on damage rolls against selected favored enemy.
Battle Specialty: Damage Reduction 2/Piercing.
Greater Specialty Mastery (Su): At 11th Level they gain complete mastery over their Specialty.
Shadow-Walking: Special Ability (as Rogue Special Ability)
Travel Specialty: Additional Favored Enemy. additional +2 to one Favored enemy.
Battle Specialty: Damage Reduction 4/Piercing.
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Skill Selection: Pick a number of skills equal to 4 + Int modifier.
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Other Classes: <-How this class typically interacts with other classes and how characters of this class interact with characters of other classes->.
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Organizations: <-info on what, where, when, and how characters of this class congregate and assemble->.
NPC Reactions: <-How NPCs react to PCs of this class->.
<-class name-> Lore
Characters with ranks in <-the appropriate skills-> can research <-pluralized class name-> to learn more about them. When a character makes a skill check, read or paraphrase the following, including information from lower DCs.
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