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Bard

Untold wonders and secrets exist for those skillful enough to discover them. Through cleverness, talent, and magic, these cunning few unravel the wiles of the world, becoming adept in the arts of persuasion, manipulation, and inspiration. Typically masters of one or many forms of artistry, bards possess an uncanny ability to know more than they should and use what they learn to keep themselves and their allies ever one step ahead of danger. Bards are quick-witted and captivating, and their skills might lead them down many paths, be they gamblers or jacks-of-all-trades, scholars or performers, leaders or scoundrels, or even all of the above. For bards, every day brings its own opportunities, adventures, and challenges, and only by bucking the odds, knowing the most, and being the best might they claim the treasures of each.

Role: Bards capably confuse and confound their foes while inspiring their allies to ever-greater daring. While accomplished with both weapons and magic, the true strength of bards lies outside melee, where they can support their companions and undermine their foes without fear of interruptions to their performances.

Hit Dice: d6.

Skills

Skill Points per Level: 4 + Int modifier

Table: Bard
Level Base Attack Bonus Fort Save Ref Save Will Save Special
1 +0 +0 +2 +2 Bardic knowledge, Bardic music (3 songs), +2 0th Level spells
2 +1 +0 +3 +3 +4 Character Points, +1 0th Level spell
3 +2 +1 +3 +3 Bardic Music, +1 1st Level spell
4 +3 +1 +4 +4 +4 Character Points, +1 1st Level spell
5 +3 +1 +4 +4 +1 1st, +1 2nd Level spell
6 +4 +2 +5 +5 Bardic music, +1 2nd Level spell
7 +5 +2 +5 +5 +5 Character Points
8 +6/+1 +2 +6 +6 +4 Character Points, +1 2nd, +1 3rd Level spell
9 +6/+1 +3 +6 +6 Bardic music, +1 3rd Level spell
10 +7/+2 +3 +7 +7 +5 Character Points
11 +8/+3 +3 +7 +7 +1 3rd, +1 4th Level spell
12 +9/+4 +4 +8 +8 +5 Character Points, +1 4th Level spell
13 +9/+4 +4 +8 +8 +5 Character Points
14 +10/+5 +4 +9 +9 +1 0th, +1 4th, +1 5th Level spell
15 +11/+6/+1 +5 +9 +9 +5 Character Points, +1 1st, +1 5th Level spell
16 +12/+7/+2 +5 +10 +10 +5 Character Points, +1 2nd Level spell
17 +12/+7/+2 +5 +10 +10 +1 3rd, +1 6th Level spell
18 +13/+8/+3 +6 +11 +11 +3 Character Points, +1 4th, +1 6th Level spell
19 +14/+9/+4 +6 +11 +11 +1 5th, +1 6th Level spell
20 +15/+10/+5 +6 +12 +12 +3 Character Points, +1 6th Level spell