Halfling Defense Force Judge (3.5e Prestige Class)
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Halfling Defense Force Judge
|“||I am the first of the Halfling Defense Force. That makes me the leader, right?||”|
|—Calenor, Halfling Rogue/HDFJ/Shadowdancer, Don't Question Calenor.|
Becoming part of the Halfling Defense Force Judge
Halflings will tend to Join the HDFJ after a sudden realization of truth.
|Base Attack Bonus:||+3|
|Skills:||Perform (Dance) 5 Ranks, Tumble 5 Ranks, Jump 5 Ranks, Balance 5 Ranks.|
|Feats:||Two-Weapon Fighting, Exotic Weapon Prof. (Hand Crossbow).|
|1st||+0||+0||+2||+0||Hide in Plain Sight, Dual Reload|
|2nd||+1||+0||+3||+0||Darkvision, Shadow Jump 20ft|
|3rd||+2||+1||+3||+1||Crack Shot +20ft|
|4th||+3||+1||+4||+1||Shadow Jump 40ft, Gift of a Goddess (Shadow Shrink)|
|6th||+4||+2||+5||+2||Shadow Jump 80ft, Crack Shot +40ft|
|8th||+6||+2||+6||+2||Shadow Jump 160ft, Gift of a Goddess (Shadow Storing)|
|9th||+6||+3||+6||+3||Crack Shot +60ft|
|10th||+7||+3||+7||+3||Agile Repose, Shadow Jump 320ft|
Class Skills (8 + Int modifier per level)
|12th||Shadow Jump 640ft, Crack Shot +80ft|
|14th||Shadow Jump 1280ft|
|15th||Shadow Crossbow, Crack Shot +100ft|
|16th||Shadow Jump 2560ft|
|18th||Shadow Jump 5120ft, Cack Shot +120ft|
|20th||Shadow Jump 10240ft|
All of the following are class features of the Halfling Defense Force Judge (HDFJ).
Weapon and Armor Proficiency: HDFJ Agents are proficient with Hand Crossbows. HDFJ Agents are proficient with light armor and no shields.
Hide in Plain Sight (Su): A HDFJ Agent can use her Hide skill even while being observed. As long as she is within 10ft of any shadow. She cannot, however, hide in her own shadow.
Dual Reload (Ex): At 1st level, the HDFJ masters how to reload two Hand-Crossbows at one time.
Darkvision (Su): an HDFJ can see in the dark as though she were permanently under the darkvision spell.
Shadow Jump (Su): At 2nd level, the HDFJ gains the ability to travel between shadows as if by means of a dimension door spell (20ft at 2nd, 40ft at 4th, 80ft at 6th, etc).
Crack Shot (Ex): At 3rd level, the HDFJ can shoot farther than others can. Her Base Range Increment increases when wielding a Hand-Crossbow. This ability also improves Sneak Attack Range. (+20ft at 3rd, +40ft at 6th, +60ft at 9th).
Gift of a Goddess (Ex): At 4th and 8th level, HDFJ increases their ability to use shadows in Syncronization with their Hand-Crossbows. At 4th level she gains the ability to shrink her Weapon into the Shadow of her Palm. At 8th level she gains the ability to store bolts inside the shadow of her palm (maximum of 50 in eah hand).
Agile Repose (Ex): At 10th level, the HDFJ gains the Feat Agile Repose. Every missed melee attack against her or an ally gives her an attack of opportunity against the opponite that missed.
Playing a HDFJ
Combat: A HDFJ is a ranged Combat Expert. She uses her abilities to support her allies from a distance as well as in the front lines.
Resources: A willing protector.
A HDFJ in the World
|“||When in doubt turn to the shadows.||”|
HDFJ are great body guards whether for a single person or group.
NPC Reactions: Respected by the few that know of them.