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Gladiator CR 5

XP 1,600
Human soldier
N Medium humanoid (human)
Init +7; Senses special senses alphabetized; Perception +11


HP 70; EAC 17; KAC 19
Fort +7; Ref +7; Will +6


Speed 35 ft.
Melee tactical swoop hammer +14 (1d10+12 B; critical knockdown)
Ranged static arc rifle +11 (1d12+5 E; critical arc 1d6) or smoke grenade I +11 (explode [20 ft., smoke cloud 1 min., DC 13]) or stickybomb grenade II +11 (explode [15 ft., entangled 2d4 rounds, DC 15])
Space 5 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with swoop hammer)
Offensive Abilities charge attack, fighting styles (blitz)


During Combat The champion is typically engaged in combat for show, not survival, and prefers nonlethal tactics when possible, using his grenades to debilitate his foes and engaging the stun mode on his static arc rifle.

Morale This gladiator fights to live another day, and while fighting in the arena will submit if reduced below 10 HP.


Str +5; Dex +3; Con +2; Int –1; Wis +0; Cha +1
Skills Bluff +11, Intimidate +11, Profession (gladiator) +16
Feats Cleave, Diehard
Languages Common (Argosan)
Other Abilities add all non-combat abilities here, listed alphabetically
Gear Argosan decorative armor (treat as lashunta ringwear II), tactical swoop hammer, static arc rifle with high- capacity battery (40 charges), smoke grenades I (2), stickybomb grenades II (2)

Boon Gladiators can provide free access to the arena even after hours and can help PCs purchase non-magical exotic weapons at a 10% discount.


Gladiators are as varied in their combat styles as are the worlds and nations of their birth, but all seek to trade blood for gold and glory. Many emphasize quickness and defense over brute strength, sizing up their foe before leaping into a blood fury with hammer and shield, trick shots, or a flurry of grenades. Gladiators can be used as bodyguards, riot police in a city, or elite military skirmishers.

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