A Pictish Painted Warrior is instantly recognizable by the magic tattoos that scar his skin. It is his destiny is to die with weapon in hand, and the only question is how many corpses will surround his own on the final day. (Half-Blood Painted Warriors sport Tlingit tattoos and wield different weapons.)
HD 2 (d8), Fighting 2 (7 trade-offs).
Base XP: 1000 + 1000 (+
1050 875) = 3050 2850 for 2nd level.
Two Fighting Styles: Weapon & shield, two weapons.
Broad Weapon Selection: Club, dart, dagger, hand axe, javelin, shortbow, short sword, sling, staff, spear. (Half-bloods substitute mace (war club) for short sword and bola for sling.)
Forbidden Armour Selection: No armour (shields allowed).
Custom Powers: Fighting Fury, Flesh-Runes, Savage Resilience, & Divine Blessing @ 1st; Animal Magnetism @ 5th. Damage bonus in melee only.
Maximum Level: 14th.
Prime Requisite: Strength and Dexterity.
Requirements: Pict (or Tlingit Half-Blood); STR & DEX 12 or more, INT 15 or less.
Proficiencies: As Barbarian; minus Berserkergang and Precise Shot, plus Blind Fighting and Intimidation.
Attack Throws: As Fighter.
Saving Throws: As Fighter.
Magic Items: As Fighter.
Stronghold: Broch Roundhouse, as Barbarian Chieftain’s Hall. (Substitute Tlingit Longhouse for Half-Bloods.)