Ghost in the Shell -- Classes

C L A S S E S

<Some of these classes are modified from D20 modern. No longer does one need to take a hero class. They no longer exist>
All classes have Computer Use (Int) as a class skill.

B O D Y G U A R D (d20)
Class Information: The following information pertains to the Bodyguard class.
Possible lifepath:
Public Security, Military, Corporate Security. A bodyguard could work from the Prime Minister or the heads of the Ministries or even the Yakuza, guarding bosses.
Action Points: 6 + one-half character level, rounded down, every time the Bodyguard attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Bodyguard’s class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are: Concentration (Con), Disguise (Cha), Drive (Dex), Forgery (Int), Gather Information (Cha), Intimidate (Cha), Knowledge (behavioral sciences, civics, current events, streetwise) (Int), Listen (Wis), Profession (Wis), Read/Write Language (none), Search (Int), Sense Motive (Wis), Speak Language (none), Spot (Wis).
Skill Points at 1st Level: (3 + Int modifier) x4
Skill Points at Each Level: 3 + Int modifier.

Table: The Bodyguard

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation Bonus

1st

+1

+1

+2

+0

Harm’s way

+1

+0

2nd

+2

+2

+3

+0

Combat sense +1

+1

+0

3rd

+3

+2

+3

+1

Bonus feat

+2

+1

4th

+3

+2

+4

+1

Sudden action

+2

+1

5th

+4

+3

+4

+1

Improved charge

+3

+1

6th

+5

+3

+5

+2

Bonus feat

+3

+2

7th

+6

+4

+5

+2

Defensive strike

+4

+2

8th

+6

+4

+6

+2

Combat sense +2

+4

+2

9th

+7

+4

+6

+3

Bonus feat

+5

+3

10th

+8

+5

+7

+3

Blanket protection +5

+5

+3

Class Features: The following features pertain to the Bodyguard class.

Proficiencies: Bodyguards are proficient with all personal firearms and with light and medium armor.

Harm’s Way: Once per round, if the Bodyguard is adjacent to an ally who is targeted by a direct melee or ranged attack (but not an area effect), the Bodyguard can subject him or herself to the attack in the ally’s stead. If the attack hits the Bodyguard, he or her takes damage normally. If it misses, it also misses the ally.
The Bodyguard must declare his or her intention to place him or herself in harm’s way before the attack roll is made. The Bodyguard selects his or her ally either prior to combat or immediately after the Bodyguard makes his or her initiative check. The Bodyguard can’t change his or her ally for the duration of the combat.

Combat Sense: This ability allows a Bodyguard of 2nd level or higher to designate a single opponent during his or her action and receive a +1 competence bonus on attacks against that opponent. The Bodyguard can select a new opponent on any action. At 8th level, the competence bonus increases to +2.

Bonus Feats: At 3rd, 6th, and 9th level, the Bodyguard gets a bonus feat. The bonus feat must be selected from the following list, and the Bodyguard must meet all the prerequisites of the feat to select it: Advanced Firearms Proficiency, Armor Proficiency (light), Armor Proficiency (medium), Attentive, Combat Expertise, Combat Reflexes, Double Tap, Improved Brawl, Improved Feint, Improved Knockout Punch, Knockout Punch, Precise Shot, Quick Draw, Quick Reload, Streetfighting, Vehicle Expert.

Sudden Action: Once per day, a Bodyguard of 4th level or higher can focus his or her effort to burst into sudden action when the situation calls for it. The Bodyguard can change his or her place in the initiative order, moving higher in the count by a number less than or equal to his or her class level, as the Bodyguard sees fit. The Bodyguard can declare the use of this ability at the start of any round, before anyone else takes an action.

Improved Charge: A Bodyguard of 5th level or higher can make a charge without having to move in a straight line. All other charge rules apply, but the Bodyguard can alter his or her direction when making a charge to avoid obstacles.

Defensive Strike: At 7th level, if an opponent makes a melee attack against the Bodyguard and misses while the Bodyguard is using the total defense option, the Bodyguard can attack that opponent on his or her next turn (as an attack action) with a +4 bonus on his or her attack roll. The Bodyguard gains no bonus against an opponent who doesn’t attack the Bodyguard or against an opponent who makes a successful attack.

Blanket Protection: At 10th level, a Bodyguard can use his expertise to provide protection for up to six allies (not including himself) within sight and voice range of his position. The Bodyguard spends 1 action point and takes a full-round action to issue orders and directions. Doing this provides the Bodyguard’s allies with a +1 insight bonus to Defense for 3 rounds.

D A R E D E V I L (d20)

Class Information: The following information pertains to the Daredevil class.
Possible lifepath: Law enforcement, Public Security, Yakuza, Street Gang , Merc
Action Points: 6 + one-half character level, rounded down, every time he or she attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Daredevil’s class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are: Balance (Dex), Climb (Str), Concentration (Con), Demolitions (Int), Drive (Dex), Escape Artist (Dex), Intimidate (Cha), Jump (Str), Knowledge (current events, popular culture) (Int), Perform (act) (Cha), Pilot (Dex), Profession (Wis), Read/Write Language (none), Ride (Dex), Speak Language (none), Spot (Wis), Swim (Str), Tumble (Dex).
Skill Points at 1st Level: (5 + Int modifier)x4
Skill Points at Each Level: 5 + Int modifier.

Table: The Daredevil

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation Bonus

1st

+0

+2

+0

+0

Fearless

+1

+0

2nd

+1

+3

+0

+0

Nip-up

+2

+0

3rd

+1

+3

+1

+1

Bonus feat

+2

+1

4th

+2

+4

+1

+1

Action boost

+3

+1

5th

+2

+4

+1

+1

Adrenaline rush

(one ability score)

+4

+1

6th

+3

+5

+2

+2

Bonus feat

+4

+2

7th

+3

+5

+2

+2

Delay damage

+5

+2

8th

+4

+6

+2

+2

Adrenaline rush

(two ability scores)

+6

+2

9th

+4

+6

+3

+3

Bonus feat

+6

+3

10th

+5

+7

+3

+3

Damage threshold

+7

+3

Class Features: The following features pertain to the Daredevil class.
Fearless: A Daredevil gains a +4 morale bonus on Will saves to resist fear effects and on level checks to oppose Intimidate checks.

Nip-Up: A Daredevil of 2nd level or higher can stand up from a prone position as a free action that does not provoke an attack of opportunity.

Bonus Feats: At 3rd, 6th, and 9th level, the Daredevil gets a bonus feat. The bonus feat must be selected from the following list, and the Daredevil must meet all the prerequisites of the feat to select it.
Acrobatic, Armor Proficiency (light), Armor Proficiency (me­di­um), Athletic, Brawl, Cautious, Dodge, Force Stop, Im­proved Brawl, Improved Damage Threshold, Improved Knockout Punch, Knockout Punch, Mobility, Nimble, Spring Attack, Streetfighting, Surface Vehicle Operation, Toughness, Vehicle Dodge, Vehicle Expert.

Action Boost: This ability, gained at 4th level, allows a Daredevil to spend 2 action points on a single action in a round. A Daredevil can spend 1 action point, see the result of the roll, and then decide to spend a second point, as long as he or she does so before the Gamemaster reveals the result of the action.

Adrenaline Rush: At 5th level, a Daredevil can temporarily increase one of his or her physical ability scores (Strength, Dexterity, or Constitution). The Daredevil spends 1 action point and gets to increase the selected ability score by 1d4+1 points. The increase lasts for a number of rounds equal to his or her class level. At the end of the duration, the Daredevil is fatigued for 1d4+1 rounds. At 8th level, a Daredevil can temporarily increase two physical ability scores. At the end of the duration, the Daredevil is fatigued for 1d6+2 rounds.

Delay Damage: Once per day, a Daredevil of 7th level or higher can delay the damage dealt by a single attack or effect for a number of rounds equal to his or her class level.

Damage Threshold: A 10th-level Daredevil increases his or her massive damage threshold by 3 points. This increase stacks with the increase provided by the Improved Damage Threshold feat.

D R E A D N O U G H T (d20)

Class Information: The following information pertains to the Dreadnought class.
Possible lifepath: Public Security, Military, Yakuza thug, Law Enforcement, Merc
Action Points: The Dreadnought gains a number of action points equal to 6 + one-half her character level, rounded down, every time she attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Dreadnought’s class skills are as follows. Balance (Dex), Climb (Str), Concentration (Con), Intimidate (Cha), Jump (Str), Profession (Wis), Survival (Wis), Swim (Str), Tumble (Dex).
Skill Points at 1st Level: (3 + Int modifier)x4
Skill Points at Each Level: 3 + Int modifier

Table: The Dreadnought

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation Bonus

1st

+1

+2

+0

+1

Fearless, stability, unhindered

+0

+0

2nd

+2

+3

+0

+2

Ability surge (1/day), steamroller

+1

+0

3rd

+3

+3

+1

+2

Bonus feat

+1

+0

4th

+3

+4

+1

+2

Master defender (+2)

+1

+1

5th

+4

+4

+1

+3

Ability surge (2/day), knockdown

+2

+1

6th

+5

+5

+2

+3

Bonus feat

+2

+1

7th

+6

+5

+2

+4

Master defender (+4)

+2

+2

8th

+6

+6

+2

+4

Ability surge (3/day), heavy artillery

+3

+2

9th

+7

+6

+3

+4

Bonus feat

+3

+2

10th

+8

+7

+3

+5

Master defender (+6)

+3

+3

Class Features: The following class features pertain to the Dreadnought class.

Proficiencies: Dreadnoughts are proficient with all personal firearms and with all non-powered armor.

Fearless: The Dreadnought is immune to fear effects.

Stability: The Dreadnought is incredibly sure-footed. She gains a +4 stability bonus on all rolls made to resist being tripped, overrun, knocked prone, or pushed back by a bull rush attack.

Unhindered: The Dreadnought treats any armor worn as though its armor penalty is 2 better.

Ability Surge: At 2nd level, the Dreadnought can temporarily increase her Strength, but at a penalty to Defense. At 5th and 8th level, she can use this ability more frequently.
The Dreadnought gains a +8 morale bonus to Strength, but takes a –2 penalty to Defense.
Activating ability surge is a free action, and the surge lasts for a number of rounds equal to the Dreadnought’s class level. Following the ability surge, the Dreadnought is fatigued for as many rounds as she surged, but may negate this penalty as a free action by spending an action point. The Dreadnought may use the ability surge once per day at 2nd level, twice per day at 5th level, and three times per day at 8th level.

Steamroller: Starting at 2nd level, the Dreadnought does not need to move before making an overrun attempt against an opponent. She also gains a +2 bonus on any trip attack made against an opponent who blocks her overrun attempt.

Bonus Feats: At 3rd, 6th, and 9th level, the Dreadnought gets a bonus feat. The bonus feat must be selected from the following list, and the Dreadnought must meet all the prerequisites of the feat to select it: Advanced Combat Martial Arts, Advanced Firearms Proficiency, Advanced Two-Weapon Fighting, Armor Proficiency (light), Armor Proficiency (medium), Armor Proficiency (heavy), Armor Proficiency (powered), Athletic, Brawl, Burst Fire, Cleave, Combat Expertise, Combat Martial Arts, Combat Reflexes, Endurance, Frightful Presence, Great Cleave, Improved Brawl, Improved Bull Rush, Improved Combat Martial Arts, Improved Combat Throw, Improved Disarm, Improved Knockout Punch, Improved Trip, Improved Two-Weapon Fighting, Knockout Punch, Mobility, Power Attack, Run, Spring Attack, Strafe, Streetfighting, Sunder, Toughness, Two-Weapon Fighting, Ultra Immune System.

Master Defender: Starting at 4th level, the Dreadnought becomes especially skilled in defensive fighting. Whenever she fights defensively or takes the total defense action, she gains a +2 bonus to Defense (in addition to the dodge bonus to Defense gained while fighting defensively or engaged in total defense).
The Dreadnought must be wearing medium, heavy, or powered armor to gain this bonus.
The bonus increases to +4 at 7 th level and +6 and 10 th level.

Knockdown: At 5th level and beyond, whenever the Dreadnought is allowed to apply her Strength modifier to damage, she forces the target of her successful attack to make at a Fortitude save (DC = damage dealt) or be knocked prone by the force of the blow.

Heavy Artillery: Beginning at 8th level, a Dreadnought treats all weapons as one size category smaller for purposes of determining whether or not she can wield them in one hand and if they are considered light weapons.

E X P L O R E R (d20)

Class Information: The following information pertains to the Explorer class.
Possible lifepath: Military, Independent, Corporate, Merc.
Action Points: The Explorer gains a number of action points equal to 6 + one-half her character level, rounded down, every time she attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Explorer’s class skills are as follows. Balance (Dex), Bluff (Cha), Climb (Str), Decipher Script (Int), Disable Device (Int), Drive (Dex), Gather Information (Cha), Handle Animal (Cha), Investigate (Int), Jump (Str), Knowledge (art, earth and life sciences, history, physical sciences, theology and philosophy) (Int), Listen (Wis), Navigate (Int), Pilot (Dex), Read/Write Language ( none) , Research (Int) , Ride ( Dex) , Search ( Int) , Sense Motive (Wis), Speak Language (none), Spot (Wis), Survival (Wis), Swim (Str), Treat Injury (Wis).
Skill Points at 1st Level: (7 + Int modifier)x4
Skill Points at Each Level: 7 + Int modifier

Table: The Explorer

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation Bonus

1st

+0

+1

+1

+1

Explorer lore, survivalist

+1

+0

2nd

+1

+2

+2

+2

Resolve, skilled searcher

+1

+0

3rd

+2

+2

+2

+2

Bonus feat

+2

+1

4th

+3

+2

+2

+2

Trap sense (+1)

+2

+1

5th

+3

+3

+3

+3

Extra step

+3

+1

6th

+4

+3

+3

+3

Bonus feat

+3

+2

7th

+5

+4

+4

+4

Trap sense (+2)

+4

+2

8th

+6

+4

+4

+4

Explorer’s evasion

+4

+2

9th

+6

+4

+4

+4

Bonus feat

+5

+3

10th

+7

+5

+5

+5

Extra step, trap sense (+3)

+5

+3

Class Features: The following class features pertain to the Explorer class.
Explorer Lore: An Explorer picks up stray and obscure facts during her adventures. She may make a special Explorer lore check with a bonus equal to her Explorer class level + her Intelligence modifier to see whether or not she knows some relevant knowledge about notable people, legendary items, or noteworthy places. If the Explorer has 5 or more ranks in Knowledge (history), she gains a +2 bonus on this check. She may take 10 but cannot take 20 on this check.

Table: Explorer Lore

DC

Type of Knowledge

Examples

10

Common, known by at least a substantial minority of the local population.

A local official’s hobbies and interests; common legends or rumors about a powerful place of mystery.

20

Uncommon but available, known by only a few people in the area.

The coordinates of a known but uncharted island; legends or rumors about a powerful artifact.

25

Obscure, known by few, hard to come by.

The customs of a documented race; the true home of an ancient royal dynasty.

30

Extremely obscure, known by very few, possibly forgotten by most whom once knew it, possibly known only by those who don’t understand the knowledge’s significance.

The most likely location of a long-lost pharaoh’s tomb; the history of a powerful artifact and its creator

Survivalist: At 1st level, the Explorer gains the bonus feats Guide and Track.

Resolve: B eginning at 2nd level, an Explorer gains a morale bonus equal to one-half her Explorer class level (rounded down) on saving throws to resist fear effects and Intimidate checks.

Skilled Searcher: When actively searching for secret doors or traps, an Explorer of 2nd level or higher gains a bonus on her Search checks equal to one-half her Explorer class level (rounded down).

Bonus Feats: At 3rd, 6th, and 9th level, the Explorer gets a bonus feat. The bonus feat must be selected from the following list, and the Explorer must meet all the prerequisites of the feat to select it: Action Boost, Advanced Two-Weapon Fighting, Aircraft Operation (spacecraft), Archaic Weapons Proficiency, Attentive, Brawl, Dodge, Educated, Endurance, Exotic Firearms Proficiency, Exotic Melee Weapon Proficiency, Heroic Surge, Improved Feint, Improved Knockout Punch, Improved Two-Weapon Fighting, Jack of All Trades, Knockout Punch, Mobility, Nimble, Renown, Spacer, Streetfighting, Studious, Track, Two-Weapon Fighting, Vehicle Expert.

Trap Sense: At 4th level, an Explorer gains an intuitive sense that alerts her to danger from traps, giving her a +1 bonus on Reflex saves made to avoid traps and a +1 dodge bonus to Defense against attacks made by traps. These bonuses rise to +2 at 7th level and +3 at 10th level.

Extra Step: An Explorer of 5th level or higher can spend an action point to take an extra 5-foot step during her turn, as a free action. This extra 5-foot step does not provoke attacks of opportunity.
At 10th level, the Explorer can take the extra 5-foot step without spending an action point.

Explorer’s Evasion: If an Explorer of 8th level or higher is exposed to any effect that normally allows a character to attempt a Reflex saving throw for half damage, the Explorer suffers no damage if she makes a successful saving throw. If the Explorer already has evasion, she gains improved evasion instead. Improved evasion works similar to evasion, except the Explorer suffers only half damage on a failed saving throw.

F I E L D     M E D I C (d20)

Class Information: The following information pertains to the Field Medic class.
Possible lifepath: Military, Civilian Hospital, Corporate Doctor, Merc
Action Points: 6 + one-half character level, rounded down, every time the Field Medic attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Field Medic’s class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are: Concentration (Con), Craft (pharmaceutical) (Int), Diplomacy (Cha), Drive (Dex), Knowledge (behavioral sciences, current events, earth and life sciences, popular culture, technology) (Int), Listen (Wis), Pilot (Dex), Profession (Wis), Read/Write Language (none), Research (Int), Speak Language (none), Spot (Wis), Treat Injury (Wis).
Skill Points at 1st Level: (5 + Int modifier)x4
Skill Points at Each Level: 5 + Int modifier.

Table: The Field Medic

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation Bonus

1st

+0

+2

+0

+1

Medical specialist +1

+1

+1

2nd

+1

+3

+0

+2

Expert healer

+1

+1

3rd

+1

+3

+1

+2

Bonus feat

+2

+1

4th

+2

+4

+1

+2

Medical mastery

+2

+2

5th

+2

+4

+1

+3

Medical specialist +2

+3

+2

6th

+3

+5

+2

+3

Bonus feat

+3

+2

7th

+3

+5

+2

+4

Minor medical miracle

+4

+3

8th

+4

+6

+2

+4

Medical specialist +3

+4

+3

9th

+4

+6

+3

+4

Bonus feat

+5

+3

10th

+5

+7

+3

+5

Medical miracle

+5

+4

Class Features: The following features pertain to the Field Medic class.

Medical Specialist: The Field Medic receives a competence bonus on Treat Injury checks. At 1st level, the bonus is +1. It increases to +2 at 5th level, and to +3 at 8th level.

Expert Healer: At 2nd level and higher, the Field Medic’s ability to restore hit points with a medical kit or surgery kit and a successful use of the Treat Injury skill improves. In addition to the normal hit point recovery rate (1d4 for a medical kit, 1d6 per patient’s character level for surgery), the Field Medic restores 1 hit point for every level he or she has in this advanced class.

Bonus Feats: At 3rd, 6th, and 9th level, the Field Medic gets a bonus feat. The bonus feat must be selected from the following list, and the Field Medic must meet all the prerequisites of the feat to select it. Armor Proficiency (light), Armor Proficiency (medium), Cautious, Defensive Martial Arts, Dodge, Educated, Im­proved Initiative, Medical Expert, Personal Firearms Proficiency, Surface Vehicle Operation, and Vehicle Expert.

Medical Mastery: When making a Treat Injury skill check, a Field Medic of 4th level or higher may take 10 even if stress and distractions would normally prevent him or her from doing so.

Minor Medical Miracle: At 7th level or higher, a Field Medic can save a character reduced to –10 hit points or lower. If the Field Medic is able to administer aid within 3 rounds of the character’s death, he or she can make a Treat Injury check. The DC for this check is 30, and the Field Medic can’t take 10 or take 20. If the check succeeds, the dead character can make Fortitude save (DC 15) to stabilize and be restored to 0 hit points. If the Field Medic fails the skill check or the patient fails the save, the dead character can’t be saved.

Medical Miracle: At 10th level, a Field Medic can revive a character reduced to –10 hit points or lower. If the Field Medic is able to administer aid within 3 minutes of the character’s death, he or she can make a Treat Injury check. The DCfor this check is 40, and the Field Medic can’t take 10 or take 20. If the check succeeds, the dead character can make Fortitude save (DC 20) to stabilize and be restored to 1d6 hit points. If the Field Medic fails the skill check or the patient fails the Fortitude save, the dead character can’t be restored.

F I E L D    S C I E N T I S T (d20)

Class Information: The following information pertains to the Field Scientist class.
Possible lifepath: Corporate, Independent, Ministries
Action Points: 6 + one-half character level, rounded down, every time the Field Scientist attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Field Scientist’s class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are: Craft (chemical, electronic, mechanical, pharmaceutical), Decipher Script (Int), Demolitions (Int), Disable Device (Int), Drive (Dex), Investigate (Int), Knowledge (be­havioral sciences, earth and life sciences, physical sciences, technology) (Int), Navigate (Int), Pilot (Dex), Profession (Wis), Read/Write Language (none), Research (Int), Search (Int), Speak Language (none).
Skill Points at 1st Level: (7 + Int modifier)x4
Skill Points at Each Level: 7 + Int modifier.

Table: The Field Scientist

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation Bonus

1st

+0

+1

+1

+0

Smart defense

+0

+0

2nd

+1

+2

+2

+0

Scientific improvisation

+1

+0

3rd

+1

+2

+2

+1

Bonus feat

+1

+1

4th

+2

+2

+2

+1

Skill mastery

+1

+1

5th

+2

+3

+3

+1

Minor breakthrough

+2

+1

6th

+3

+3

+3

+2

Bonus feat

+2

+2

7th

+3

+4

+4

+2

Smart survival

+2

+2

8th

+4

+4

+4

+2

Smart weapon

+3

+2

9th

+4

+4

+4

+3

Bonus feat

+3

+3

10th

+5

+5

+5

+3

Major breakthrough

+3

+3

Class Features: The following features pertain to the Field Scientist class.

Smart Defense: A Field Scientist applies his or her Intelligence bonus and his or her Dexterity bonus to his or her Defense. Any situation that would deny the Field Scientist his or her Dexterity bonus to Defense also denies the Intelligence bonus.

Scientific Improvisation: At 2nd level, a Field Scientist gains the ability to improvise solutions using common objects and scientific expertise. This ability lets the Field Scientist create objects in a dramatic situation quickly and cheaply, but that have a limited duration. By spending 1 action point and combining common objects with a Craft check that corresponds to the function desired, the Field Scientist could build a tool or device to deal with any situation. The DC for the Craft check is equal to 5 + the purchase DC of the object that most closely matches the desired function. Only objects that can normally be used more than once can be improvised.
Electronic devices, special tools, weapons, mechanical devices, and more can be built with scientific improvisation. It takes a full-round action to make an object with scientific improvisation. The object, when put into use, lasts for a number of rounds equal to the Field Scientist’s class level, or until the end of the current encounter, before it breaks down. It can’t be repaired.

Bonus Feats: At 3rd, 6th, and 9th level, the Field Scientist gets a bonus feat . The bonus feat must be selected from the following list, and the Field Scientist must meet all the prerequisites of the feat to select it: Archaic Weapons Proficiency, Attentive, Cautious, Combat Expertise, Educated, Gearhead, Personal Firearms Proficiency, Point Blank Shot, Renown, Studious.

Skill Mastery: At 4th level, a Field Scientist selects a number of skills from his or her class list equal to 3 + his or her Intelligence modifier. When making a skill check using one of these skills, the Field Scientist may take 10 even if stress and distractions would normally prevent him or her from doing so.

Minor Breakthrough: Upon attaining 5th level, a Field Scientist receives credit for a minor scientific breakthrough that earns him or her the recognition of her peers. The Field Scientist chooses one of the following Knowledge skills: behavioral sciences, earth and life sciences, physical sciences, or technology. When dealing with others with at least 1 rank in the same Knowledge skill, the Field Scientist gains a +2 bonus on Reputation checks.
This minor breakthrough also provides the Field Scientist with a +500 XP increase.

Smart Survival: A Field Scientist of 7th level or higher can spend 1 action point to reduce the damage dealt by a single attack or effect by 5 points.

Smart Weapon: At 8th level, the Field Scientist selects one weapon that he or she is proficient in and can use with one hand. With the selected weapon, the Field Scientist can use his or her Intelligence modifier instead of Strength or Dexterity modifier on attack rolls.

Major Breakthrough: At 10th level, the Field Scientist gains a +2 bonus on Reputation checks when dealing with individuals who have at least 1 rank in any of the following Knowledge skills: behavioral sciences, earth and life sciences, physical sciences, or technology. This bonus stacks with the bonus provided by the minor breakthrough ability.
This major breakthrough also provides the Field Scientist with a +1000 XP increase.

G U N S L I N G E R (d20)

Class Information: The following information pertains to the Gunslinger class.
Possible lifepath: Public Security, Military, Corporate Security, Prime Minister, Ministries, Yakuza, Merc
Action Points: 6 + one-half character level, rounded down, every time the gunslinger attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Gunslinger’s class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are: Bluff (Cha), Demolitions (Int), Drive (Dex), Escape Artist (Dex), Gamble (Wis), Intimidate (Cha), Knowledge (current events, popular culture, streetwise) (Int), Move Silently (Dex), Profession (Wis), Read/Write Language (none), Ride (Dex), Sleight of Hand (Dex), Speak Language (none), Spot (Wis), Survival (Wis), Tumble (Dex).
Skill Points at 1st Level: (5 + Int modifier)x4
Skill Points at Each Level: 5 + Int modifier.

Table: The Gunslinger

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation Bonus

1st

+1

+0

+1

+1

Close combat shot

+1

+0

2nd

+2

+0

+2

+2

Weapon focus

+1

+0

3rd

+3

+1

+2

+2

Bonus feat

+2

+1

4th

+4

+1

+2

+2

Defensive position

+2

+1

5th

+5

+1

+3

+3

Lightning shot

+3

+1

6th

+6

+2

+3

+3

Bonus feat

+3

+2

7th

+7

+2

+4

+4

Sharp-shooting

+4

+2

8th

+8

+2

+4

+4

Greater weapon focus

+4

+2

9th

+9

+3

+4

+4

Bonus feat

+5

+3

10th

+10

+3

+5

+5

Bullseye

+5

+3

Class Features: The following features pertain to the Gunslinger class.

Proficiencies: Gunslingers are proficient with all firearms and with all light armor.

Close Combat Shot: At 1st level, a Gunslinger gains the ability to make a ranged attack with a Medium-size or smaller firearm while in a threatened area without provoking an attack of opportunity.

Weapon Focus: At 2nd level, a Gunslinger gains the Weapon Focus class feature, providing the benefit of the feat with the same name. The Gunslinger must choose a specific personal firearm.
The gunslinger adds +1 to all attack rolls you make using the selected personal firearm.

Bonus Feats: At 3rd, 6th, and 9th level, the Gunslinger gets a bonus feat. The bonus feat must be selected from the following list, and the Gunslinger must meet all the prerequisites of the feat to select it. Advanced Two-Weapon Fighting, Burst Fire, Dead Aim, Double Tap, Far Shot, Improved Two-Weapon Fighting, Precise Shot, Quick Draw, Quick Reload, Shot on the Run, Skip Shot, Strafe, Two-Weapon Fighting.

Defensive Position: Starting at 4th level, the Gunslinger gains an additional +2 cover bonus to Defense and an additional +2 cover bonus on Reflex saves whenever he or she has one-quarter, one-half, three-quarters, or nine-tenths cover.

Lightning Shot: Starting at 5th level, a Gunslinger can make a flurry of ranged attacks with a personal firearm at the expense of accuracy. With a lightning shot, the Gunslinger may make one extra ranged attack with a personal firearm in a round at his or her highest base attack bonus. This attack and each other attack made in the round take a –2 penalty. This ability can only be used when taking the full attack action. The penalty applies to all attacks for one full round, including attacks of opportunity.

Sharp Shooting: At 7th level, if the Gunslinger uses a personal firearm to attack a target, the cover bonus to the target’s Defense for one-quarter, one-half, three-quarters, or nine-tenths cover is reduced by 2.

Greater Weapon Focus: At 8th level, a Gunslinger receives a +1 competence bonus on attack rolls made with the firearm selected for the Weapon Focus ability at 2nd level. This bonus stacks with the earlier bonus.

Bullseye: At 10th level, a Gunslinger becomes so adept at using the firearm to which he or she has applied Weapon Focus and Greater Weapon Focus that the gunslinger’s attacks with that firearm can deal extra damage. With a successful attack, before damage is rolled, the gunslinger can spend 1 action point to deal +3d6 points of damage.

H A C K E R (Gits)

Class Information: T he following information pertains to the Hacker class.
SPECIAL: The hacker MUST have a cyberbrain.
Possible lifepath: Public Security, Ministries, Independent, Corporate, Street Gang.
Action Points: 6 + one-half character level, rounded down, every time the Hacker attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Hacker’s class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are: Craft (electronic, mechanical) (Int), Device (Int), Drive (Dex), Gather Information (Cha), Hack-Craft (Int), Knowledge (behavioral sciences, earth and life sciences, physical sciences, popular culture, technology) (Int), Navigate (Int), Profession (Wis), Read/Write Language (none), Repair (Int), Research (Int), Speak Language (none), Spot (Wis).
Skill Points at 1st Level: (7 + Int modifier)x4
Skill Points at Each Level: 7 + Int modifier.

Table: The Hacker

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation Bonus

1st

+0

+1

+1

+1

Improved Hack Repertoire

+0

+2

2nd

+1

+2

+2

+2

Cyberbrain Specialization

+1

+2

3rd

+1

+2

+2

+2

Bonus Feat

+1

+2

4th

+2

+2

+2

+2

Improved Hack Repertoire

+1

+3

5th

+2

+3

+3

+3

Hacker Portfolio

+2

+3

6th

+3

+3

+3

+3

Bonus Feat

+2

+3

7th

+3

+4

+4

+4

Improved Hack Repertoire

+2

+4

8th

+4

+4

+4

+4

Cyberbrain Specialization

+3

+4

9th

+4

+4

+4

+4

Bonus Feat

+3

+4

10th

+5

+5

+5

+5

Improved Hack Repertoire

+3

+5

Class Features: The following features pertain to the Hacker class.

Improved Hack Repertoire: A Hacker is simply better with her Cyberbrain than others. She can do more with it. Her capacity for hacking is increased Her available Hacks are one row lower on the Hack Action table (Eg Int 14 now becomes Int 16 for the purposes of the number of Hack actions available but the character does not gain the additional attribute bonus). This is a permanent increase. Increasing one’s Int later keeps the Hack Action row one lower. This ability stacks with other abilities that increase the hacking ability (like the CCSS ability) of the character. The character gains another one level drop at 4 th level, 7th level, and 10 th level.

Cyberbrain Specialization: A Hacker rises above the amateurs around her. Both Computer Use and Hack-Craft have their maximum level raised +½ their Int bonus. At 8 th level, they gain this bonus again.

Bonus Feats: At 3 rd, 6 th, and 9 th level, the Hacker may choose one of the following feats: Chain Hack, Cooperative Hack, Empower Hack, Extend Hack, Greater Hack Focus, Greater Hack Penetration, Improved Back-Hack, Hacking Aptitude, Maximize Hack, Quicken Hack, Rapid Hack, Hack Focus, Speed Reprogram, Hack Mastery, Hack Penetration, Hack Attack Increase

Hacker Portfolio: Usually, any hacker only has double their Int bonus in available actual actions, regenerating half their Int bonus (rounded down) in Hack actions ever minute (10 rounds) that passes. At 5 th level, the Hacker now has x2.5 their Int bonus in available actions.

I N F I L T R A T O R (d20)

Class Information: The following information pertains to the Infiltrator class.
Possible lifepath: Public Security, Military, Corporate spy, Yakuza, Street gang
Action Points: 6 + one-half character level, rounded down, every time the infiltrator attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Infiltrator’s class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are: Balance (Dex), Climb (Str), Disable Device (Int), Disguise (Cha), Escape Artist (Dex), Hide (Dex), Investigate (Int), Jump (Str), Knowledge (art, business, current events, popular culture, streetwise) (Int), Listen (Wis), Move Silently (Dex), Profession (Wis), Read/Write Language (none), Search (Int), Sleight of Hand (Dex), Speak Language (none), Spot (Wis), Tumble (Dex).
Skill Points at 1st Level: (7 + Int modifier)x4
Skill Points at Each Level: 7 + Int modifier.

Table: The Infiltrator

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation Bonus

1st

+0

+0

+2

+0

Sweep

+1

+1

2nd

+1

+0

+3

+0

Improvised implements

+2

+1

3rd

+1

+1

+3

+1

Bonus feat

+2

+1

4th

+2

+1

+4

+1

Improved evasion

+3

+2

5th

+2

+1

+4

+1

Skill mastery

+4

+2

6th

+3

+2

+5

+2

Bonus feat

+4

+2

7th

+3

+2

+5

+2

Improvised weapon damage

+5

+3

8th

+4

+2

+6

+2

Improved sweep

+6

+3

9th

+4

+3

+6

+3

Bonus feat

+6

+3

10th

+5

+3

+7

+3

Without a trace

+7

+4

Class Features: The following features pertain to the Infiltrator class.

Sweep: An Infiltrator knows how to size up an area and get the lay of the land in a single sweep of his or her eyes. This sweep provides a +4 circumstance bonus on Spot checks and covers an area out to 30 feet away from the Infiltrator. The Infiltrator can use this bonus at the start of an encounter.
Anything not concealed can be spotted in a sweep with a successful check (DC 10). The DC for concealed or less obvious threats is equal to their Hide check result.

Improvised Implements: At 2nd level, an Infiltrator no longer takes a –4 penalty when wielding an improvised weapon. Also, the Infiltrator is able to make do without proper equipment in certain circumstances: the Infiltrator no longer takes a –4 penalty when using the Climb and Disable Device skills without the proper tools.

Bonus Feats: At 3rd, 6th, and 9th level, the Infiltrator gets a bonus feat. The bonus feat must be selected from the following list, and the Infiltrator must meet all the prerequisites of the feat to select it: Acrobatic, Alertness, Armor Proficiency (light), Athletic, Attentive, Brawl, Cautious, Defensive Martial Arts, Dodge, Elusive Target, Meticulous, Mobility, Nimble, Renown, Run, Stealthy.

Improved Evasion: If an Infiltrator of 4th level or higher is exposed to any effect that normally allows a character to attempt a Reflex saving throw for half damage, the Infiltrator suffers no damage if he or she makes a successful saving throw and only half damage on a failed save. Improved evasion can only be used when wearing light armor or no armor.
For an Infiltrator who does not have evasion (see the Fast hero class description), improved evasion counts as evasion for the purpose of meeting the prerequisites on the Fast hero’s defensive talent tree.

Skill Mastery: At 5th level, an Infiltrator selects a number of skills from his or her class list equal to 3 + his or her Intelligence modifier. When making a check using one of these skills, the Infiltrator may take 10 even if stress and distractions would normally prevent him or her from doing so.

Improvised Weapon Damage: At 7th level, an Infiltrator’s attacks with improvised weapons deal more damage. The Infiltrator treats an improvised weapon as one size category larger than it is for the purpose of determining the damage it deals.

Improved Sweep: At 8th level, an Infiltrator’s ability to get the lay of the land improves. Now the Infiltrator not only spots potential perils with a successful check, he or she can determine the relative strength of these dangers. A successful check relates the danger’s strength compared to the Infiltrator: stronger (higher level or Hit Dice), on par (same level or HD), or weaker (lower level or HD).

Without a Trace: At 10th level, when an Infiltrator uses any of the following skills: Balance, Climb, Disable Device, Escape Artist, Hide, Move Silently, and Sleight of Hand, those using Investigate, Listen, Search, or Spot to detect theInfiltrator’s activity take a –4 penalty.

I N V E S T I G A T O R (d20)

Class Information: The following information pertains to the Investigator class.
Possible lifepath: Public Security, Military, Corporate, Journalist, Law Enforcement.
Action Points: 6 + one-half character level, rounded down, every time the Investigator attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Investigator’s class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are: Bluff (Cha), Disable Device (Dex), Drive (Dex), Forgery (Int), Gather Information (Cha), Intimidate (Cha), Investigate (Int), Knowledge (behavioral sciences, civics, current events, streetwise) (Int), Listen (Wis), Profession (Wis), Read/_Write Language (none), Research (Int), Search (Int), Sense Motive (Wis), Speak Language (none), Spot (Wis).
Skill Points at 1st Level: (5 + Int modifier)x4
Skill Points at Each Level: 5 + Int modifier.

Table: The Investigator

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation Bonus

1st

+0

+0

+1

+1

Profile

+1

+1

2nd

+1

+0

+2

+2

Contact, low-level

+1

+1

3rd

+2

+1

+2

+2

Bonus feat

+2

+1

4th

+3

+1

+2

+2

Nonlethal force

+2

+2

5th

+3

+1

+3

+3

Contact, mid-level

+3

+2

6th

+4

+2

+3

+3

Bonus feat

+3

+2

7th

+5

+2

+4

+4

Discern lie

+4

+3

8th

+6

+2

+4

+4

Contact, high-level

+4

+3

9th

+6

+3

+4

+4

Bonus feat

+5

+3

10th

+7

+3

+5

+5

Sixth sense

+5

+4

Class Features: The following features pertain to the Investigator class.

Profile: By making a Gather Information check (DC 15) when talking to witnesses of a crime, the Investigator compiles a rough mental picture of the suspect. This mental picture provides a physical description, including distinguishing markings and visible mannerisms. Success makes the profile accurate, at least concerning a particular suspect as seen by witnesses. (For this Gather Information check, no money changes hands.)
The Investigator can expand the profile by making an Investigate check (DC 15) involving the crime scene or other evidence linked to the suspect. If successful, the Investigator combines eyewitness accounts with forensic evidence to develop a profile of the suspect’s method of operation. This provides a +2 circumstance bonus on any skill checks made to uncover additional evidence or otherwise locate and capture the suspect.

Contact: An Investigator of 2nd level or higher cultivates associates and informants. Each time the Investigator gains a contact, the GM should develop a supporting character to represent the contact. The player can suggest the type of contact his or her character wants to gain, but the contact must be an ordinary character, not a heroic character.
A contact will not accompany an Investigator on missions or risk his or her life. A contact can, however, provide information or render a service (make a specific skill check on the Investigator’s behalf).
At 2nd level, the Investigator gains a low-level contact, at 5th level a mid-level contact, and at 8th level a high-level contact.
The Investigator can’t call on the same contact more than once in a week, and when he or she does call on a contact, compensation may be required for the assistance the contact renders. In general, a professional associate won’t be compensated monetarily, but instead will consider that the Investigator owes him or her a favor. Contacts with underworld or street connections usually demand monetary compensation for the services they render, and experts in the use of skills normally want to be paid for the services they provide.

Bonus Feats: At 3rd, 6th, and 9th level, the Investigator gets a bonus feat. The bonus feat must be selected from the following list, and the Investigator must meet all the prerequisites of the feat to select it: Advanced Firearms Proficiency, Armor Proficiency (light), Armor Proficiency (medium), Brawl, Defensive Martial Arts, Dodge, Double Tap, Educated, Knockout Punch, Personal Firearms Proficiency, Point Blank Shot.

Nonlethal Force: At 4th level, an Investigator becomes adept at using nonlethal force to subdue an opponent. From this point on, he or she can deal nonlethal damage with a weapon that normally deals lethal damage (if he or she so chooses) without taking the normal –4 penalty on the attack roll.

Discern Lie: At 7th level, an Investigator develops the ability to gauge whether another character is telling the truth by reading facial expressions and interpreting body language. The Investigator must be able to see and hear (but not necessarily understand) the individual under scrutiny.
With a successful Sense Motive check opposed by the subject’s Bluff check result or against DC 10 (whichever is greater), the Investigator can tell whether the subject is deliberately and knowingly speaking a lie. This ability doesn’t reveal the truth, uncover unintentional inaccuracies, or necessarily reveal omissions in information.

Sixth Sense: At 10th level, an Investigator becomes so attuned at solving mysteries that he or she finds a way to derive a conclusion and rarely misses a clue. Whenever the Investigator spends 1 action point to improve the result of a skill check made using certain skills (see below), the Investigator gets to add an additional 1d6 to the result. The skills that sixth sense applies to are Gather Information, Investigate, Listen, Research, Search, and Spot.

M A R T I A L     A R T I S T (d20)

Class Information: The following information pertains to the Martial Artist class.
Possible lifepath: Public Security, Military, Corporate Security, Ministries, Merc, Yakuza, or Law Enforcement
Action Points: 6 + one-half character level, rounded down, every time the martial artist attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Martial Artist’s class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are: Balance (Dex), Climb (Str), Escape Artist (Dex), Hide (Dex), Intimidate (Cha), Jump (Str), Knowledge (current events, popular culture, theology and philosophy) (Int), Move Silently (Dex), Perform (dance) (Cha), Profession (Wis), Read/Write Language (none), Speak Language (none), Spot (Wis), Tumble (Dex).
Skill Points at Each Level: 3 + Int modifier.
Skill Points at 1st Level: (3 + Int modifier)x4

Table: The Martial Artist

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation Bonus

1st

+1

+0

+2

+0

Living weapon 1d6

+1

+0

2nd

+2

+0

+3

+0

Flying kick

+2

+0

3rd

+3

+1

+3

+1

Bonus feat

+2

+0

4th

+4

+1

+4

+1

Living weapon 1d8

+3

+0

5th

+5

+1

+4

+1

Iron fist (one attack)

+4

+1

6th

+6

+2

+5

+2

Bonus feat

+4

+1

7th

+7

+2

+5

+2

Flurry of blows

+5

+1

8th

+8

+2

+6

+2

Living weapon 1d10

+6

+1

9th

+9

+3

+6

+3

Bonus feat

+6

+2

10th

+10

+3

+7

+3

Iron fist (all attacks)

+7

+2

Class Features: The following features pertain to the Martial Artist class.

Proficiencies: Martial Artists are proficient with all light armor.

Living Weapon: The Martial Artist attacks with either fist interchangeably, or even with elbows, knees, and feet. This means that the Martial Artist may even make unarmed strikes when his or her hands are full, and there is no such thing as an off-hand attack for a Martial Artist striking unarmed.
The Martial Artist also deals more damage with unarmed strikes. At 1st level, the martial artist deals 1d6 points of damage with an unarmed strike. At 4th level, damage increases to 1d8. At 8th level, it increases to 1d10. This is an increase to Combat Martial Arts damage; this has no effect on Brawl. The Martial Artist can deliver this damage as lethal or non-lethal damage.

Flying Kick: Starting at 2nd level, a Martial Artist can use a charge to deliver a devastating flying kick to an opponent. At the end of this charge, the martial artist adds his or her class level as a bonus to the damage he or she deals with an unarmed strike.

Bonus Feats: At 3rd, 6th, and 9th level, the Martial Artist gets a bonus feat. The bonus feat must be selected from the following list, and the Martial Artist must meet all the prerequisites of the feat to select it: Acrobatic, Advanced Combat Martial Arts, Archaic Weapons Proficiency, Combat Reflexes, Combat Throw, Elusive Target, Exotic Melee Weapon Proficiency, Improved Combat Throw, Improved Combat Martial Arts, Unbalance Opponent.

Iron Fist: At 5th level, a Martial Artist gains the ability to spend 1 action point to increase the damage he or she deals to a single opponent with a single unarmed strike. The martial artist declares the use of the action point after making a successful unarmed strike. The result of the action point roll is added to the damage roll for that attack. At 10th level, this ability im­proves. The Martial Artist now adds the result of the action point roll to all successful attacks he or she makes in a round.

Flurry of Blows: At 7th level, a Martial Artist gains the ability to strike with a flurry of blows at the expense of accuracy. The Martial Artist must be unarmored to use this talent, and he or she must make unarmed strikes to gain the benefit. With a flurry of blows, the Martial Artist may make one extra attack in a round at his or her highest base attack bonus. This attack and each other attack made in the round take a –2 penalty. This ability can only be used when taking the full attack action. The penalty applies to all attacks for one full round, including attacks of opportunity.

N E G O T I A T O R (d20)

Class Information: The following information pertains to the Negotiator class.
Possible lifepath: Public Security, Military, Law Enforcement
Action Points : 6 + one-half character level, rounded down, every time the Negotiator attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Negotiator’s class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are: Bluff (Cha), Investigate (Int), Knowledge (behavioral sciences, business, civics, current events, popular culture, streetwise) (Int), Profession (Wis), Read/Write Language (none), Sense Motive (Wis), Speak Language (none), Spot (Wis).
Skill Points at 1st Level: (5 + Int modifier)x4
Skill Points at Each Level: 5 + Int modifier.

Table: The Negotiator

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation Bonus

1st

+0

+1

+0

+2

Conceal motive

+0

+1

2nd

+1

+2

+0

+3

React first

+1

+1

3rd

+2

+2

+1

+3

Bonus feat

+1

+1

4th

+3

+2

+1

+4

Talk down one opponent

+1

+2

5th

+3

+3

+1

+4

No sweat

+2

+2

6th

+4

+3

+2

+5

Bonus feat

+2

+2

7th

+5

+4

+2

+5

Talk down several opponents

+2

+3

8th

+6

+4

+2

+6

Sow distrust

+3

+3

9th

+6

+4

+3

+6

Bonus feat

+3

+3

10th

+7

+5

+3

+7

Talk down all opponents

+3

+4

Class Features: All of the following are features of the Negotiator class.

Conceal Motive: A Negotiator gets to add a bonus equal to his or her Negotiator level whenever he or she opposes a Sense Motive check.

React First: Starting at 2nd level, a Negotiator gains the ability to react first when trying to make a deal or mediate a settlement. The Negotiator must make contact and speak to the participants before the start of combat. If he or she does this, he or she gains a free readied action that allows the Negotiator to make either a move or attack action if either side in the negotiation (other than the Negotiator) decides to start hostilities. The Negotiator gets to act before any initiative checks are made, in effect giving him or her the benefit of surprise.

Bonus Feats: At 3rd, 6th, and 9th level, the Negotiator gets a bonus feat. The bonus feat must be selected from the following list, and the Negotiator must meet all the prerequisites of the feat to select it: Advanced Firearms Proficiency, Armor Proficiency (light), Armor Proficiency (medium), Attentive, Confident, Dead Aim, Deceptive, Educated, Far Shot, Iron Will, Personal Firearms Proficiency, Trustworthy.

Talk Down: A Negotiator of 4th level or higher can talk his or her way out of trouble. Either prior to the start of hostilities or during combat, the Negotiator can talk down a single opponent within 15 feet of his or her position or otherwise able to hear the Negotiator’s voice. The target must be able to understand the Negotiator. That opponent immediately stops fighting and reverts to an indifferent attitude regarding the Negotiator and the situation in general. Any hostile action by the Negotiator or by one of the Negotiator’s allies directed at the opponent allows the opponent to act as he or she sees fit.
To initiate this talent, the Negotiator must spend a full-round action talking to his or her opponent. The opponent makes a Will saving throw. The DC is equal to 10 + Negotiator’s class level + Negotiator’s Charisma bonus. If the save fails, the opponent stops fighting. If the save succeeds, the opponent continues as normal.
At 7th level, a Negotiator can talk down a number of opponents equal to his or her Charisma bonus within 15 feet of his or her position or within 15 feet of a television, radio, or telephone broadcasting the Negotiator’s message.

At 10th level, the range extends to 30 feet and covers all opponents who can hear and understand the Negotiator’s voice. This is a Mind-Affecting ability.

No Sweat: Starting at 5th level, whenever a Negotiator spends 1 action point to improve the result of a die roll, he or she rolls an additional 1d6. The Negotiator can then select the highest die roll to add to his or her d20 roll.

Sow Distrust: A Negotiator of 8th level or higher can turn one character against another. The Negotiator must spend a full-round action and know the name of the character he or she is attempting to persuade as well as the name of the character toward whom the target’s distrust will be directed. The target must be able to hear and understand the Negotiator.
The target makes a Will save. The DC is equal to 10 + Negotiator’s class level + Negotiator’s Charisma bonus. If the target fails the save, his or her attitude toward the other designated character worsens by one step: helpful turns to friendly, friendly to indifferent, indifferent to unfriendly, unfriendly to hostile (see the Diplomacy skill). The target makes a Will save whenever the Negotiator uses this talent against him or her. As long as the target continues to fail the Will save, the Negotiator can continue taking full-round actions to worsen the target’s attitude toward a designated character. When the target’s attitude drops to hostile, he or she attacks the designated character. A successful Will save doesn’t restore previous attitude shifts, but it does render the target immune for 24 hours to further attempts by the Negotiator to sow distrust. The Negotiator can’t use this talent on his or her allies. This is a Mind-Affecting ability.

P E R S O N A L I T Y (d20)

Class Information: T he following information pertains to the Personality class.
Possible lifepath: Work for the Prime Minister or the heads of the Ministries or be independent.
Action Points: 6 + one-half character level, rounded down, every time the Personality attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Personality’s class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are: Bluff (Cha), Craft (visual arts) (Int), Craft (writing) (Int), Diplomacy (Cha), Knowledge (art, behavioral sciences, business, civics, current events, popular culture) (Int), Perform (act, dance, sing, stand-up) (Cha), Profession (Wis), Read/_Write Language (none), Speak Language (none).
Skill Points at 1st Level: (5 + Int modifier)x4
Skill Points at Each Level: 5 + Int modifier.

Table: The Personality

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation Bonus

1st

+0

+1

+1

+0

Unlimited access

+0

+2

2nd

+1

+2

+2

+0

Bonus class skill

+1

+2

3rd

+1

+2

+2

+1

Bonus feat

+1

+2

4th

+2

+2

+2

+1

Royalty

+1

+3

5th

+2

+3

+3

+1

Winning smile

+2

+3

6th

+3

+3

+3

+2

Bonus feat

+2

+3

7th

+3

+4

+4

+2

Bonus class skill

+2

+4

8th

+4

+4

+4

+2

Royalty

+3

+4

9th

+4

+4

+4

+3

Bonus feat

+3

+4

10th

+5

+5

+5

+3

Compelling performance

+3

+5

Class Features: The following features pertain to the Personality class.

Unlimited Access: W hen others would normally make a Diplomacy check or Bluff check to smooth-talk or trick their way into a private party or invitation-only event, the Personality adds a bonus equal to his or her Personality level.

Upgrade

Diplomacy DC

Seat at sporting event to field pass

10

Hotel room to suite

15

Concert or theater ticket to backstage pass

20

Economy transportation to first-class

25

When a Personality buys a ticket to a show or for transportation, he or she can make a Diplomacy check to get that ticket upgraded. DCs are given below.

Bonus Class Skill: At 2nd and again at 7th level, the Personality designates one cross-class skill as a class skill. Once designated, the skill is considered a class skill every time the character adds a new level of Personality.

Bonus Feats: At 3rd, 6th, and 9th level, the Personality gets a bonus feat. The bonus feat must be selected from the following list, and the Personality must meet all the prerequisites of the feat to select it.
Alertness, Animal Affinity, Combat Expertise, Confident, Creative, Deceptive, Defensive Martial Arts, Educated, Trustworthy.

Royalty: At 4th and 8th level, a Personality’s activities in the public eye generate extra income. This income provides a +1000 XP bonus.

Winning Smile: At 5th level, a Personality develops such a force of personal magnetism that he or she can convince a single target to regard him or her as a trusted friend. (If the target is currently being threatened or attacked by the Personality or his or her allies, this ability won’t work.) The target makes a Will saving throw to avoid being persuaded by the Personality’s words and actions. The DC is 10 + Personality’s class level + Personality’s Charisma bonus.
This ability doesn’t enable the Personality to control the target, but the target perceives the Personality’s words and actions in the most favorable way. The Personality can try to give the target orders, but he or she must win an opposed Charisma check to convince the target to perform any actions the target wouldn’t normally undertake. The target never obeys suicidal or obviously harmful orders, and any act by the Personality or his or her allies that threatens the target breaks the mood and clears the target’s head. Otherwise, a target remains won over for 1 minute per Personality level.
After the duration expires, the GM determines the reaction and attitude of the target based on what the Personality compelled the target to do. This is a Mind-Affecting ability.

Compelling Performance: At 10th level, a Personality’s force of personal magnetism increases to the point that he or she can arouse a single emotion of his or her choice—despair, hope, or rage—in a target. To use this ability, the Personality must spend 1 action point. The emotion he or she arouses affects one target (a GM character) within 15 feet of the Personality (or within 15 feet of a television, radio, or telephone that broadcasts the Personality’s performance). The performance requires a full-round action, and its effects on the target last for 1d4+1 rounds.
The target makes a Will saving throw. The DC is 10 + Personality’s class level + Personality’s Charisma bonus. If the target succeeds at the saving throw, he or she is immune to the compulsion of this performance. If the target fails, he or she reacts to the emotion as described below.
Despair: The target takes a –2 morale penalty on saving throws, attack rolls, ability checks, skill checks, and weapon damage rolls.
Hope: The target gains a +2 morale bonus on saving throws, attack rolls, ability checks, skill checks, and weapon damage rolls.
Rage: The target gains a +2 morale bonus to Strength and Constitution, a +1 morale bonus on Will saves, and a –1 penalty to Defense. In a dramatic situation, the target is compelled to fight, regardless of the danger.

S O L D I E R (d20)

Class Information: T he following information pertains to the Soldier class.
Possible lifepath: Public Security, Military, Corporate Security, Law Enforcement, Mercs, Yakuza.
Action Points: 6 + one-half character level, rounded down, every time the character attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Soldier’s class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are: Demolitions (Int), Drive (Dex), Intimidate (Cha), Jump (Str), Knowledge (current events, history, popular culture, tactics) (Int), Listen (Wis), Navigate (Int), Profession (Wis), Read/Write Language (none), Speak Language (none), Spot (Wis), Survival (Wis), Swim (Str).
Skill Points at 1st Level: (5 + Int modifier)x4
Skill Points at Each Level: 5 + Int modifier.

Table: The Soldier

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation bonus

1st

+1

+1

+1

+0

Weapon Focus

+1

+0

2nd

+2

+2

+2

+0

Weapon specialization

+1

+0

3rd

+3

+2

+2

+1

Bonus feat

+2

+0

4th

+4

+2

+2

+1

Tactical aid

+2

+0

5th

+5

+3

+3

+1

Improved critical

+3

+1

6th

+6

+3

+3

+2

Bonus feat

+3

+1

7th

+7

+4

+4

+2

Improved reaction

+4

+1

8th

+8

+4

+4

+2

Greater weapon specialization

+4

+1

9th

+9

+4

+4

+3

Bonus feat

+5

+2

10th

+10

+5

+5

+3

Critical strike

+5

+2

Class Features: The following features pertain to the Soldier class.

Proficiencies: Soldiers are proficient with all firearms and with all armor except for power.

Weapon Focus: At 1st level, a Soldier gains the Weapon Focus class feature, providing the benefit of the feat with the same name. The Soldier chooses a specific weapon. The soldier can choose unarmed strike or grapple as the weapon. The soldier must be proficient with the chosen weapon.
The soldier adds +1 to all attack rolls made using the selected weapon.

Weapon Specialization: At 2nd level, a Soldier gains weapon specialization with a specific melee or ranged weapon that he or she also has applied the Weapon Focus feat or class feature to. The soldier gets a +2 bonus on damage rolls with the chosen weapon.

Bonus Feats: At 3rd, 6th, and 9th level, the Soldier gets a bonus feat. The bonus feat must be selected from the following list, and the Soldier must meet all the prerequisites of the feat to select it:
Archaic Weapons Proficiency, Armor Proficiency (Powered), Brawl, Burst Fire, Cleave, Combat Reflexes, Exotic Melee Weapon Proficiency, Far Shot, Great Cleave, Im­proved Brawl, Improved Knockout Punch, Knockout Punch, Weapon Focus, Weapon Specializarion, Greater Weapon Focus and Power Attack

Tactical Aid: As a full-round action, the Soldier provides tactical aid to all of his allies (including himself) within sight and voice range of his position. This use of tactical aid requires an action point.
This aid provides a +1 competence bonus on attack rolls. The bonus lasts for a number of rounds equal to one-half of the Soldier’s level in the advanced class, rounded down.

Improved Critical: For the weapon the Soldier has applied weapon specialization to the Soldier’s threat range increases by one.

Improved Reaction: At 7th level, a Soldier gains a +2 competence bonus on initiative checks.

Greater Weapon Specialization: At 8th level, a Soldier gains greater weapon specialization with the weapon he or she selected at 2nd level. This ability increases the bonus on damage rolls to +4 when using the selected weapon.

Critical Strike: At 10th level, a Soldier gains the ability to automatically confirm a threat as a critical hit when attacking with the weapon he or she has applied weapon specialization to, eliminating the need to make a roll to confirm the critical hit.

T E C H I E (D20 Modern)

Class Information: The following information pertains to the Techie advanced class.
Possible lifepath: Public Security Redcoat, Military, Corporate tech, Underworld Cyborg hack.
Action Points: 6 + one-half character level, rounded down, every time the Techie attains a new level in this class.
Class Skills: The Techie’s class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are: Computer Use (Int), Craft (electronic, mechanical) (Int), Demolitions (Int), Disable Device (Int), Drive (Dex), Knowledge (behavioral sciences, earth and life sciences, physical sciences, popular culture, technology) (Int), Navigate (Int), Profession (Wis), Read/Write Language (none), Repair (Int), Research (Int), Speak Language (none), Spot (Wis).
Skill Points at 1st Level: (7 + Int modifier)x4
Skill Points at Each Level: 7 + Int modifier.

Table: The Techie

Class Level

Base Attack Bonus

Fort Save

Ref Save

Will Save

Special

Defense Bonus

Reputation bonus

1st

+0

+0

+0

+2

Jury-rig +2

+1

+0

2nd

+1

+0

+0

+3

Extreme machine

+1

+0

3rd

+1

+1

+1

+3

Bonus feat

+2

+1

4th

+2

+1

+1

+4

Build robot

+2

+1

5th

+2

+1

+1

+4

Mastercraft

+3

+1

6th

+3

+2

+2

+5

Bonus feat

+3

+2

7th

+3

+2

+2

+5

Jury-rig +4

+4

+2

8th

+4

+2

+2

+6

Mastercraft

+4

+2

9th

+4

+3

+3

+6

Bonus feat

+5

+3

10th

+5

+3

+3

+7

Mastercraft

+5

+3

Class Features: The following features pertain to the Techie advanced class.

Jury-Rig: A Techie gains a +2 competence bonus on Repair skill checks made to attempt temporary or jury-rigged repairs. See the Repair skill for details on jury-rigging. At 7th level, this competence bonus increases to +4.

Improvement

Craft DC

Repair Chance (d%)

Ranged Weapons

+1 to damage

15

01–25

+2 to damage

20

01–50

+3 to damage

25

01–75

+5 ft. to range increment

15

01–25

+10 ft. to range increment

25

01–50

Electronic Devices

+1 equipment bonus

15

01–25

+2 equipment bonus

20

01–50

+3 equipment bonus

25

01–75

Vehicles

+1 on initiative checks

20

01–25

+1 to maneuver

25

01–50

+2 to maneuver

30

01–75

Extreme Machine: If it has mechanical or electronic components, a Techie of 2nd level or higher can get maximum performance out of it.
By spending 1 action point and making either a Craft (electronic) or Craft (mechanical) check (whichever is appropriate for the machine in question), the Techie can temporarily improve a machine’s performance—at the risk of causing the machine to need repairs later. The DC for the Craft check depends on the type of improvement being made, as shown on the table below.

Size

Cost

Diminutive

1200

Tiny

500

The Techie performs the extreme modifications in 1 hour. The Techie can’t take 10 or take 20 on this check. If the check succeeds, the effect of the improvement lasts for a number of minutes equal to his or her Techie class

Size

Craft DC

Diminutive

15

Tiny

12

level, beginning when the object is first put into use. The Techie selects the single improvement he or she wants to make before making the check. After the duration of the effect ends, the machine reverts to its previous state and a repair chance percentile roll is made. The result of this roll indicates whether the machine re­quires repairs before it can be used again.

Bonus Feats: At 3rd, 6th, and 9th level, the Techie gets a bonus feat. The bonus feat must be selected from the following list, and the Techie must meet all the prerequisites of the feat to select it: Builder, Cautious, Combat Expertise, Educated, Gearhead, Personal Firearms Proficiency, Point Blank Shot, Studious.

Build Robot: A Techie of 4th level or higher can build remote-controlled robots that are Tiny or Diminutive in size. These robots serve as the Techie’s eyes, ears, or hands out to a predetermined distance away from the character when the Techie wants to use one of the following skills: Computer Use, Demolitions, Disable Device, Listen, Repair, or Spot.

Components

DC Modifier

Frame Shape and Locomotion 1

Bipedal

+4

Quadruped

+3

Treads

+2

Wheels

+1

External Components 2

Manipulators 3

+3

Audio/visual sensor

+2

Remote Range 1

Remote control link, 100 feet

+1

Remote control link, 200 feet

+3

Remote control link, 300 feet

+5

1 Select only one of the options in this category.

2 Select one or more of the options in this category.

3 Necessary for a robot built to use any skill except Listen or Spot.

The Techie must have at least 1 rank in the skill that he wants to program into the robot. The Techie can only control one robot at a time, and only one of his robots can be active at any time.

Follow these steps to build a robot.

Construct Frame: The robot’s body determines its size, shape, locomotion, and hit points. The DC of the Craft (mechanical) check is set by the robot’s size and modified by the form of locomotion selected.

Select a frame size and form, add manipulators and sensors as necessary, and choose a type of remote control link. Add all the modifiers to determine the check’s DC. Make the Craft (mechanical) check to construct the robot’s frame. It takes a Techie 30 hours to construct a Diminutive robot frame or 12 hours to construct a Tiny robot frame.

A Diminutive robot can be 6 to 12 inches long or tall and weighs about 1 pound. A Tiny robot can be 13 to 24 inches long or tall and weighs up to 3 pounds. Statistics for these robots can be found in the Creature listings.

Construct the Electronics: The next step is to build the internal electronics for the robot and install them in the frame. The DC is based on the size of the robot and modified by the number of components that need to be wired together. For a Diminutive robot, the DC is 20. For a Tiny robot, the DC is 15. Add +1 to the DC for each external component and +2 for the remote link. Make the Craft (electronic) check. It takes a Techie 12 hours to wire a Diminutive robot or 6 hours to wire a Tiny robot.

Program the Robot: The Techie programs the robot as the final step. Decide how many ranks of the appropriate skill to program into the robot, up to the number of ranks the Techie has in the skill. A Techie’s robot can only contain programming for one skill. Make the Computer Use check to program the robot.

The DC for the Computer Use check is 20, modified by the number of ranks the Techie wants to program into the robot (+1 to the DC for each rank). It takes 1 hour to program the robot.Reprogramming: A robot can be reprogrammed at any time. Doing this requires 1 hour of work and a Computer Use check (DC 20 + the number of ranks programmed into the robot).

Mastercraft: At 5th level, the Techie becomes adept at creating mastercraft objects. He of she applies the mastercraft ability to one of his or her Craft skills (electronic or mechanical). From this point on, he or she can build mastercraft objects using that skill. With Craft (electronic), the Techie can build electronic devices. With Craft (mechanical), the Techie can build mechanical devices, including weapons.

On average, it takes twice as long to build a mastercraft object as it does to build an ordinary object of the same type. The cost to build a mastercraft object is equal to the cost the components (see the appropriate Craft skill description) + the bonus provided by the mastercraft feature. A Techie can add the mastercraft feature to an existing ordinary object by making a Craft check and pay the costs as though he or she were constructing the object from scratch. The Techie must also pay a cost in experience points equal to 25 x his or her Techie level x the bonus provided by the mastercraft feature. The XP must be paid before making the Craft check. If the expenditure of these XP would drop the Techie to below the minimum needed for his or her current level, then the XP can’t be paid and the Techie can’t use the mastercraft ability until he or she gains enough additional XP to remain at his or her current level after the expenditure is made.

When successfully completed, a mastercraft object provides a +1 bonus to its quality compared to an ordinary object of the same type. All weapons and armor, and certain other types of equipment, such as computers and electronic devices, can be constructed as mastercraft objects.

At 8th level, the Techie can add the mastercraft ability to another Craft skill, or he or she can improve his or her ability in the skill selected at 5th level, so that his or her mastercraft objects provide a +2 bonus. At 10th level, the Techie adds another +1 bonus to his or her mastercraft ability. If the Techie focuses his or her ability on one Craft skill, his or her mastercraft objects now provide a +3 bonus. If the Techie already has the ability for both Craft skills, he or she chooses which one to improve to a +2 bonus.

The Craft DC for a mastercraft object is the same as for a normal object of the same type, as described in the Craft skill, with the following modification: For a +1 object, add +3 to the Craft DC; for a +2 object, add +5 to the Craft DC; and for a +3 object, add +10 to the Craft DC.