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    Minstrel (Human Bard 6)


    Minstrel CR 5

    XP 1,600
    Human bard 6
    N Medium humanoid
    Init +2; Senses Perception +8

    DEFENSE

    AC 17, touch 12, flat-footed 15 (+4 armor, +2 Dex, +1 shield)
    hp 30 (6d8+3)
    Fort +2, Ref +7, Will +4; +4 vs. bardic performance, language–dependent, and sonic

    OFFENSE

    Speed 30 ft.
    Melee mwk rapier +6 (1d6+1/18–20)
    Ranged +1 light crossbow +7 (1d8+1/19–20)
    Special Attacks bardic performance 24 rounds/day (countersong, distraction, fascinate [DC 17], inspire competence +2, inspire courage +2, suggestion [DC 17])

    Bard Spells Known (CL 6th; concentration +10)

    2nd (4/day)calm emotions, enthrall (DC 16), sound burst (DC 16), tongues
    1st (5/day)
    charm person (DC 15), cure light wounds, expeditious retreat, grease (DC 15)
    0 (at will)——ghost sound (DC 14), light, lullaby, mage hand, resistance, summon instrument

    STATISTICS

    Str 12, Dex 14, Con 10, Int 13, Wis 8, Cha 18
    Base Atk +4; CMB +5; CMD 17
    Feats Extra Performance, Point Blank Shot, Precise Shot, Skill Focus (Perform [String])
    Skills Acrobatics +10, Bluff +18, Diplomacy +18, Knowledge (nobility) +9, Linguistics +5, Perception +8, Perform (oratory) +13, Perform (sing) +13, Perform (string) +18, Sense Motive +13, Sleight of Hand +11, Spellcraft +10, Stealth +10
    Languages Common, Dwarven, Elven
    SQ bardic knowledge +3, lore master 1/day, versatile performance (oratory, string)
    Combat Gear scrolls of cure light wounds (2), disguise self (2), remove fear (2), pyrotechnics; Other Gear masterwork chain shirt, masterwork buckler, +1 light crossbow with 10 bolts, masterwork rapier, masterwork harp
    Boon A minstrel can write and publish a song or story lauding the PCs and their accomplishments, granting them a +2 circumstance bonus on Diplomacy checks for 1 week.