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Brother Michel (307 points)Edit

AttributesEdit

ST 12 [20]; DX 12 [40]; IQ 15 [100]; HT 12 † [10].

Damage 1d-1/1d+2; BL 34 lb; HP 12 [0]; Will 15 [0]; Per 13 [-10]; FP 13‡ [0].
Basic Speed 6.00 [0]; Basic Move 6 [0]; Dodge 9.

HT and FP are increased by 1 due to Half Dwarf.
Height: 6'5" Total Combat Weight: 301 lbs
Weight: 245 lbs Total Hiking Weight: 324 lbs
Michel

Social BackgroundEdit

TL: 3 [0].
Languages: Azlanti (None/Accented); Goblin (Broken/None); Low Speak (Broken/None); Taldan (Native); Tien (Broken/None); Trade Tongue (Broken/None).

8 freebie points in Languages

AdvantagesEdit

Half-Dwarf: Alcohol Tolerance [1]; Dwarf Damage Resistance 1 (Tough Skin) [3]; Extra Fatigue Points 1 (Affects FP) [3]; Extra HT 1 (Affects HT) [10]; Lifting ST 1 [3]; Night Vision 2 [2]; Greed (15 or less) [-7]; Social Stigma (Half-Breed) [-5].
Clerical Investment [5]; Magery 0 [5]; Magery 2 [20]; Power Investiture 3 (Holy) [30]; Trading Character Points for Money $1,000 [2].
Perks: Grip Mastery (Polearm); Psychic Guidance (Lightning Bolt); Reach Mastery (Polearm); Shortcuts to Power (Repair); Style Mastery (Glaivejitsu). [1]

2 freebie points in Perks

DisadvantagesEdit

Compulsive Carousing (12 or less) [-5]; Honesty (12 or less) [-10]; Sense of Duty (Adventuring companions) [-5]; Sense of Duty (Ameiko; Best Friend) [-2].
Quirks: Cheerful and Loud; Dislikes evil religions; Not fond of goblins either; Thinks he's a better fighter than he is; Will drink anything once. [-5]

SkillsEdit

Carousing (E) HT [1]-12; Cleric! (WC) IQ-1 [12]-14; Climbing (A) DX-1 [1]-11; Fast-Draw (Potion) (E) DX [1]-12; Hiking (A) HT-1 [1]-11; Innate Attack (Projectile) (E) DX+2 [3]-14; Polearm (A) DX+4 [16]-16; Savoir-Faire (High Society) (E) IQ [1]-15; Scrounging (E) Per [1]-13; Staff (A) DX [1]-12 (d); Stealth (A) DX-1 [1]-11; Wizard! (WC) IQ-1 [12]-14.

SpellsEdit

Analyze Magic (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Apportation (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Blur (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Concussion (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Continual Light (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Create Air (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Create Fire (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Darkness (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Detect Magic (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Deflect Missile (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Divination (Sortilege) (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Explosive Fireball (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Find Weakness (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Fireball (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Glue (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Great Haste (VH) IQ-14; Haste (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Identify Spell (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Ignite Fire (H) IQ+1 [1]-1§; History (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Light (H) IQ+1 [1]-1§; Lightning (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Lockmaster (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Missile Shield (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Purify Air (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Repair (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Seek Earth (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Seek Water (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Shape Air (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Shape Earth (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Shape Fire (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Sound (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Stench (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Thunderclap (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Walk on Air (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Weakness (H) IQ+1 [1]-15.
Command (Holy) (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Continual Light (Holy) (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Create Food (Holy) (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Cure Disease (Holy) (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Healing Slumber (Holy) (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Major Healing (Holy) (VH) IQ [1]-14; Recover Energy (Holy) (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Restoration (Holy) (VH) IQ [1]-14; See Secrets (Holy) (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Seeker (Holy) (H) IQ+1 [1]-15; Sunbolt (Holy) (H) IQ+1 [1]-15;

All spells at +3 from Magery or Power Investiture (Holy).

EquipmentEdit

1× Backpack, Leather ($14.3; 2.15 lb) containing 1× Blanket ($20; 4 lb); 1x Spare Priestly Robes ($60; 2.5 lbs);and 1× Tent, 1-Man ($50; 5 lb). (Total $144.3; 13.65 lbs).

1× Dueling Glaive (Balanced; Dwarven; Fine; Hammer; Holy; Silver-Coated; $2520; 6.5 lb). Glaive is a fully charged 14 point power item. (Total Panoply is $1004, 39.4 lbs).

1x Armor Panoply consisting of 1× Boots ($80; 3 lb); 1× Light Mail Hood and Veil (Full Helm; $150; 3.6 lb); 1× Padded Cloth Gauntlets (Hands; $5; 9.6 oz); and 1xMail and Plates Hauberk ($769, 32.2 lbs) consisting of 1× Light Mail (Back Arms, Back Thighs, Back Torso; Cheap; $195; 11.7 lb); 1× Mail and Plates (Front Arms, Front Thighs, Front Torso; Cheap; $546; 19.5 lb); 1× Mail and Plates (Neck; Cheap; $28; 1 lb).

1× Potion Belt ($100; 1 lb); containing 2× Major Healing Potion (Drinkable; Self-Made; $112; 1 lb); 1× Minor Healing Potion (Drinkable; Self-Made; $19.2; 8 oz); 5× Paut (Drinkable; Self-Made; $108; 2.5 lb). (Total $299.2; 5 lb).

1× Purse (Scrounged; $0; .35 lb); containing 1× Personal Basics (Scrounged; $0; 1 lb); 1x Small Knife (Cheap; Unbalanced; Scrounged; $0; 0.5 lbs) and $28 in coins. (Total $103; 1.85 lbs).

1× Wineskin (Scrounged; $0; 12 oz).

1x Priestly Robes ($0; 2.5 lbs).

1x Blessed Holy Symbol of Gozreh ($250; 1 lb).

1x Hackney Riding Horse with Bridle; Reins; Riding Saddle; Stirrup ($1560; 900 lbs).

1x Ram's Head Ring (gives Distant Blow for unarmed attcks) ($4000, - lbs).

1x Wand of 3d Death Touch with 12 charges ($2160, 1 lb).

7000x Assorted loose change.

EncumbranceEdit

None: Basic Lift 34 lb. Ground Move 6 yd; Water Move 1 yd. Dodge 9.
[Light:] Basic Lift 68 lb. Ground Move 4 yd; Water Move 1 yd. Dodge 8.
Medium: Basic Lift 102 lb. Ground Move 3 yd; Water Move 1 yd. Dodge 7.
Heavy: Basic Lift 204 lb. Ground Move 2 yd; Water Move 1 yd. Dodge 6.
X-Heavy: Basic Lift 340 lb. Ground Move 1 yd; Water Move 1 yd. Dodge 5.

Goes to Medium if he's carrying a gallon of water and up to 26 lbs of food.
Combat load should stay at Light.

DefensesEdit

Parry: 11 (Polearm). Dodge: 8/9.
Eyes: DR 3/1*; HP 2. Neck: DR 4/3+1ts. Skull: DR 3/1*+2+1ts. Face: DR 3/1*+1ts. Torso: DR 4/3*+1ts. Groin: DR 4/3+1ts. Arms: DR 4/3+1ts; HP 7. Hands: DR 1*+1ts; HP 5. Thighs: DR 4/3+1ts. Knees and Lower Legs: DR 0+1ts; HP 7. Feet: DR 2*+1ts; HP 5.

All armor has reduced DR vs crushing

Melee AttacksEdit

Dueling Glaive * Swing (17): 1d+5 cut. Reach 1,2*.
Dueling Glaive * Thrust (17): 1d+3 imp. Reach 1,2*.
Dueling Glaive * Hammer (17): 1d+4 cr. Reach 1,2*.
Kick (10): 1d-1 cr. Reach C,1.
Punch (12): 1d-2 cr. Reach C.

Ranged AttacksEdit

Concussion (14): ~1d cr. Acc 1. Range 20 yd / 40 yd. RoF –.
Explosive Fireball (14): ~1d burn ex. Acc 1. Range 25 yd / 50 yd. RoF –.
Fireball (14): ~1d burn. Acc 1. Range 25 yd / 50 yd. RoF –.
Sunbolt Holy (14): ~1d-1 burn. Acc 2. Range 75 yd / 150 yd. RoF –.

NotesEdit

Brother Michel is the orphaned child of a Sandpoint dwarf and a Tianese merchant; he grew up in their household speaking both languages until their untimely death at sea. He was taken into the orphanage of Gozreh and educated in the ranks of the clergy. He eventually took orders and served as the Braumeister for a nearby shrine. The shrine was recently destroyed by a tidal wave and Brother Michel finds himself at loose ends.

Michel is a well-known figure in Sandpoint, a towering 6'5" sallow-skinned man with a bald head and long queue of black hair, dressed in the blue and storm grey robes of Gozreh's servants and making deliveries of beer, mead, ale, and brandy to local taverns. He's a huge fan of the Rusty Dragon and often hangs out there in the evenings drinking and singing (badly) with Ameiko.

Combat TacticsEdit

Michel prefers to defend himself in combat against ranged attacks with Missile Shield, then lob small Concussion blasts to stun and disorient opponents. Given the choice, he stays behind the front line and uses Committed Attacks with his glaive at range, normally targeting the foe's torso.

Michel has no special affinity for fighting the undead or demons. He'll contribute and has decent tools for the job, but he's not a demonslayer.

If he knows that he's about to go into a big fight, he'll prepare a large (5d+) explosive fireball and carry it until the fight starts.

AdvancementEdit

Personal advancement plans

  • Add Grip Mastery (Polearm) to allow quick shifting between spell-chucking and face-stabbing.
  • Pick up Power Investiture 4 and useful spells like Banish, Gift of *.
  • More magic spells (add water spells, useful making and breaking spells like Clean).
  • Increase all stats.
  • Combat Reflexes.

Equipment advancement plans

  • Upgrade armor to good quality (~$1500, +1 DR) or replace with good medium plate (~$10000, +2 DR) or fine medium plate (~$100,000, +2 DR, ~10 lbs lighter) or replace with magical gear.
  • Replace backpack with a quick-release backpack ($300) or magical bag of holding.

PDF Edit

File:Brother Michel.pdf

Status and Changes Edit

After Brinestump Marsh and the Licktoad Goblins
Added Staff-12 [+1]; Increased Polearm to 15 [+4]; Added Glaivejitsu Style Perk [+1]; Dropped Charms (Divination) Perk [-1]; Added Analyze Magic, Detect Magic, History, Identify Spell, Seek Water, Seeker, Trace spells [+7].
Picked up a Holy Balanced Fine Silvered glaive-hammer.
After Brinewell Castle and becoming an advisor to the Imperial Princess Ameiko
Increased Polearm to 16 [+4], Cleric-14 [+6], Wizard-14 [+5]; Added Grip Mastery (Glaive) and Shortcut to Power (Repair) Perks [2]; Added Find Weakness, Grease, Great Haste, Haste, Lockmaster, Repair, Weakness spells [+8]
While hanging around Karlsbad
Picked up a holy helm, dedicated to Chalidra Zuzaristan that grants +1 to Active Defenses and +1 to resistance rolls. (Magic Medium Plate Helm, DR7, 7 lbs, winged crest, covers skull and 4/6 of face.)

Current Adventure NotesEdit

In the depths of Ravenscraeg, when facing off against the wretched Oni Kimandatsu, Michel was backstabbed by some stinking ninja and mortally wounded. Now he's dead.