2018-01-14

Fantasy NPC: The Champion In Ruby With The Emerald Blade

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The Champion In Ruby With The Emerald Blade

A tall figure in a full crimson plate, adorned with intricate etchings and ruby spikes. His leg plates and helmet are strangely shaped, as if his legs were not human, and his brow adorned with horns. He wields a glaive shaped from a piece of emerald.

CR 5; XP 1,600
Male faerzon andal steelblood bloodrager 5 (Verdant bloodline)
LE Medium Fey
Init +2; Senses low-light vision; Perception +10

Defense
AC 22, touch 12 (10 in bloodrage), flat-footed 20 (+10 armor, +2 Dex); +1 AC against charge
hp 37 (5d10+5); fast healing 2 while bloodraging
Fort +6, Ref +4, Will +4; +1 to Reflex against trample, +4 against fear, charm, and compulsion effects
Defensive Abilities blood sanctuary, ferocity, inured to elements, ivory death

Offense
Speed 25 ft.; runs at three times the speed
Melee emerald blade +10 (1d10+7/×3) or +1 armor spikes +10 (1d6+5)
Special Attacks bloodrage (19 rounds/day, +4 Str, +4 Con, +2 Will, verdant growth, oaken skin), indomitable stance (+1 to attack and damage against charging creatures)
Bloodrager Spells (CL 5th; concentration +7)
1st (2/day)—expeditious retreat (45 ft. due to armor), mountshield
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 15th, concentration +17)
1/day—sending (only to contact The Queen In Ruby), word of recall (only to return to the palace of the Queen)

Statistics
Str 18, Dex 14, Con 12, Int 10, Wis 10, Cha 15
Base Atk +5; CMB +10; CMD 21 (22 against overrun)
Feats Eschew MaterialsB, Extra Rage, Iron Will, Power Attack
Skills Intimidate +10, Knowledge (nobility) +5, Perception +10, Spellcraft +5; Racial Modifiers +2 Perception
Language Common, Sylvan
SQ blood casting

Notable Gear cloak of resistance +1, +1 spiked +1 full plate armor, emerald blade, potion of lesser restoration

Emerald Blade carried by The Champion In Ruby is a +1 glaive that appears to be carved out of piece of emerald, glowing with a green luminescence. Its strike deplete brooch of shielding (or a similar protections absorbing magic missile damage) by the amount equal to the damage inflicted and suppress immunity to magic missiles provided by shield spell and similar effects for 1 round, both for the target and the wielder of the blade.

Eternal Devotion (Ex) The Champion In Ruby serves his Queen exclusively, gaining +4 bonus to saving throws against non-harmless fear, charm, and compulsion effects. He also gains ferocity universal monster rule. He can maintain his bloodrage while defending his Queen without expending daily rounds of bloodrage. He can enter bloodrage while seeing his Queen being attacked even when fatigued or exhausted, suppressing either condition for as long as she is attacked.

Inured To Elements (Ex) Faerzon andal fey nature makes them much more resistant to heat and cold than most mortals, granting them range of protection against temperatures similar to endure elements spell.

Ivory Death (Ex) Dying faerzon andal slowly transform into an ivory-like statues, gaining hardness equal to the absolute value of their negative hit points.


The Champion In Ruby With The Emerald Blade is the most loyal servant of The Queen In Ruby With The Eyes Of Emerald, her marshal, her castellan, and her guardian. He is bound to her by inviolable oaths tempered with the name he forsake when he entered her services.

He despises kalophages and he has nothing but cold disdain for the shells of their victims they bring to fill the ranks of the Queen's courtiers for the dedication of the later is false, brought by predations of the former. A mere suggestion that his servitude to the Queen might not differ much is sure way to provoke his rage and incite him into pursuing the offender relentlessly until either one of them dies. Only a direct order from the Queen could pause such vendetta, though it's uncertain if even she could order the Champion to forgive the offender.

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