Skull & Shackles
He is a gruff old campaigner with a handlebar moustache and salt and pepper hair, and is rarely seen without his arms and armor.
Royster McCleaghCR 5
Male Human (Garundi) Fighter 6
LN Medium humanoid (human)
Init + 2; Senses Perception + 1
AC 20, touch 12, flat-footed 18 (+ 8 armor, + 2 Dex)
hp 55 (6d10+ 18)
Fort + 7, Ref + 4, Will + 3 (+ 2 vs. fear)
Defensive Abilities bravery + 2
Speed 20 ft.
Melee + 1 greatsword + 11/+ 6 (2d6+ 7/19-20/×2) and
dagger + 8/+ 3 (1d4+ 2/19-20/×2) and
spear + 8/+ 3 (1d8+ 3/×3)
Ranged masterwork composite shortbow + 9/+ 4 (1d6+ 2/×3)
Special Attacks weapon training abilities (heavy blades + 1)
Str 14, Dex 14, Con 14, Int 11, Wis 13, Cha 9
Base Atk + 6; CMB + 8; CMD 20
Feats Bodyguard, Combat Reflexes, Exotic Weapon Proficiency (ballista, light), Lunge, Power Attack, Pushing Assault, Weapon Focus (greatsword), Weapon Specialization (greatsword)
Skills Craft (armor) + 3, Craft (weapons) + 3, Intimidate + 7, Knowledge (engineering) + 6, Profession (sailor) + 7, Profession (soldier) + 7
Languages Common, Osiriani
Combat Gear Potion of cure light wounds (3), Alchemist’s fire (2), Smokestick; Other Gear + 1 Banded mail, + 1 Greatsword, Arrows (40), Dagger, Masterwork Composite shortbow (Str + 2), Spear
Bodyguard Use an AoO to use aid another to improve an ally’s AC.
Bravery + 2 (Ex) + 2 to Will save vs. Fear
Combat Reflexes (3 AoO/round) Can make extra attacks of opportunity/rd, and even when flat-footed.
Lunge Can increase reach by 5 ft, but take -2 to AC for 1 rd.
Power Attack -2/+ 4 You can subtract from your attack roll to add to your damage.
Pushing Assault If you are wielding a weapon in two hands, push the target 5’ back instead of dealing power attack damage.
Weapon Training (Blades, Heavy) + 1 (Ex) + 1 Attack, Damage, CMB, CMD with Heavy Blades
An aged soldier and longtime retainer of the Smythees, Royster is secretly ashamed that he was not with Captain Smythee on his last fateful expedition. He maintains discipline and training among his small corps of troops even on this backwater island.