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Vanguard Enforcer

Vanguard Enforcer CR 8

XP 4,800
Human soldier
LN Medium humanoid (human)
Init +6; Perception +16


HP 150; EAC 20; KAC 22
Fort +11; Ref +9; Will +10


Speed 40 ft.
Melee static shock truncheon +19 (1d12+17 E; critical arc 1d4; powered, stun)
Ranged tactical magnetar rifle +16 (2d8+8 P; analog, automatic) or frag grenade III +16 (explode [4d6 P, 15 ft., DC 16])
Offensive Abilities charge attack, havoc charge, havoc surge, fighting style (blitz), gear boost (electric arc)


Before Combat Vanguard enforcers soften opponents up with automatic gunfire before entering with a charge attack against enemy spellcasters.

Morale If reduced to 10 hit points or less a vanguard enforcer falls back to regroup and plan a renewed attack. If unable to successfully withdraw from combat, a vanguard enforcer fights to the death.


Str +6; Dex +2; Con +4; Int +0; Wis +0; Cha +0
Skills Acrobatics +16, Athletics +21, Intimidate +16, Sense Motive +16
Languages Common
Gear lashunta ringwear III, frag grenades III (2), static shock truncheon with 2 batteries (20 charges each), tactical magnetar rifle with 18 longarm rounds


Havoc Charge (Su)

A vanguard enforcer may perform a charge attack that is deadlier than normal. When performing a havoc charge, a vanguard enforcer gains a +3 bonus to melee attack rolls and takes a –3 penalty to AC for 1 round. Movement made during this charge attack ignores difficult terrain. A melee attack made at the end of a havoc charge deals an additional 2d6 points of damage. This bonus damage is not multiplied on a critical hit.

Havoc Surge (Su)

Whenever a vanguard enforcer scores a critical hit while performing a havoc charge, they gain 4 hit points, up to their normal maximum number of hit points. If they already have full hit points, they gain 4 temporary hit points that last until the beginning of the vanguard enforcer’s next round.

Boons When a PC forms a strong bond with a vanguard enforcer or successfully perform a service for them, the enforcer may award the PC with one of the below boons at the GM’s discretion.

Favor: Share restricted records of recently apprehended magic users in the titan’s local area.

Favor: Allow access for the purchase of restricted or military-level gear without needing to go through black market channels.

Favor: Reveals the locations of suspected safe houses containing unregistered, but non-violent and low-priority, magic-users in the local area.


A vanguard enforcer is an elite soldier trained to track and subdue or eliminate renegade magic users. Carefully selected and trained in hand-to-hand combat as well as marksmanship, even a single enforcer is a dangerous enemy. Their greatest strength lies in their ability to work together, coordinating close-range combat prowess.

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