Confident Smuggler, Brooding Woodsman, Mama's boy
Name: Tavish “Bearclaw” Alban
Player: Lee Thomas
Desc: Wary, Rugged
Profession: Woodsman, Smuggler
Alignment: chaotic neutral
Languages: Elkenguardian, Trade, Elvish, Dumaol, Michantry
Edges/Hindrances: Wanted(m), Loyal, Overconfident, Woodsman, Rich, Beastmaster
Very much the visage of a capable woodsman, Tavish carries well-made expensive gear perfectly suited for his wilderness challenges. A fine green cloak, bronze breastplate and wickedly sharp sword are slowly becoming his signature by the few he has allowed to notice him. He now carries a fine case for briefs with paper, ink and fine quills.
fighting d10 (Katana 2d6+2dam AP2)
stealth d6 +2
survival d8 +2
tracking d8 +2
Beast Master Requirements: Novice, Spirit d8+
Animals like your hero, and won’t attack him unless he attacks them first or they are enraged for some reason. His “animal magnetism” is so great he’s attracted a loyal animal of some sort as well. This is typically a dog, wolf, or raptor, though the GM may allow other companions if it fits the setting. The beast is an Extra (not a Wild Card). If it should be killed, the hero finds a replacement in 2d6 days.
The stats below are for large attack dogs, such as Rottweilers and Doberman Pinschers, as well as wolves, hyenas, and the like.
Attributes: Agility d8, Smarts d6 (A), Spirit d6, Strength d6, Vigor d6 Skills: Fighting d6, Notice d10 Pace: 8; Parry: 5; Toughness: 4
Special Abilities • Bite: Str+d4. • Fleet-Footed: Roll a d10 when running instead of a d6. • Go for the Throat: Dogs instinctively go for an opponent’s soft spots. With a raise on its attack roll, it hits the target’s most weakly armored location. • Size –1: Dogs are relatively small.
“Bearclaw” is a trader and smuggler from Elkenguard who is used navigating the shallow, craggy shores and backwoods trails to pass more freely across the secure and contested borders in his region. He has a deep respect for “Ma” who raised him through troubled times that followed and included the death of his soldier father Haman. He was brought up with all the skills and advantage “Ma” could provide him as her influence in Elkenguard’s elicit transport circles grew. “Bearclaw” is frequently the pointman on Ma’s more lucrative and critical work. He supremely confident in his ability but, will try to circumvent direct conflict if easier. His mother has seen that he can handle himself should things get dicey though through hard-learned lessons and the best equipment.