Astonishing ACKS – Shield-Maiden Class

UPDATE (12-May-16): A Valkyrie/Shieldmaiden Summary is now available.

ShieldmaidenThe Valkyrie class from Wandering Gamist makes a great template for an Amazonian Shield-Maiden. Apply the following tweaks:

HD 1 (d6), Fighting 2 (4 trade-offs), Divine 1 (½ Cleric).

Base XP: 500 + 1000 (+ 600) + 250 = 2350 for 2nd level.

2 Fighting Styles: Two-weapon style; weapon & shield.
Broad Weapon Selection: Any axes, flails, hammers, & maces; any swords daggers, spears, and polearms.
Broad Armour Selection: Chain armour or lighter (shields allowed).
Custom Powers: Combat Reflexes, Fighting Style (Weapon & Shield), Ianna’s Blessing (Divine Blessing), & Resilient (Savage Resilience) @ 1st; Battlefield Prowess @ 5th. Damage bonus in melee only.

Maximum Level: 14th.
Prime Requisite: Strength.
Requirements: Amazonian female; STR & WIS 12 or more.
Proficiencies: As Valkyrie; minus Elven Bloodline, plus Wakefulness.
Attack Throws: As Fighter.
Saving Throws: As Fighter.
Magic Items: As Fighter.
Stronghold: Aerie (as Fighter).

Divine Spells: As Valkyrie; use my Divine 1 Progression and note that the Amazon Shield-Maiden can Turn Undead as a cleric of ½ her class level.

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