Black Dog

Black Dog (Slayer Archetype)
Black Dogs have but a single target. These tend to be evil creatures who attempt to escape death for fear of their wicked hearts judged, while others steal the lives of people and raise them as their undead army. These assassins of Anubis are sent to capture or kill those attempting or succeeding in corrupting the balance of nature, and see that they be judged for their crimes.

Skills: A black dog adds Diplomacy (Cha), Escape Artist (Dex), Knowledge (religion), and Sleight of Hand (Dex) to its class skills.

Mission Target (Ex): A black dog has but one mission: take down the specific target(s) of her holy mission and any who would impede her. The black dog gains a +2 bonus on Deception, Knowledge, Perception, Sense Motive, and Survival checks against her mission target. This “mission target” can be designated, as an immediate action, once per day. Likewise, she gets a +2 bonus on weapon attack and damage rolls against them, regardless of their creature type or subtype. If the mission target’s true name is known, and the black dog declares her intent in advance, the black dog instinctively senses the general location of his quarry if they are within 300 miles of each other. This replaces studied target.

Weapon Blessing (Ex): At 1st level, a black dog is trained in the using blanches and oils more quickly. A black dog can apply a weapon blanch or oil to her weapon as a move action. At 3rd level, as a move action, a black dog can apply holy water to her weapon allowing the weapon to deal +1d4 damage against undead and outsider harmed by holy water for one round. At 5th level, a black dog can apply holy water to a weapon as a swift action. This replaces tracking.

Relentless Pursuer (Ex): At 2nd level, a black dog gains the Endurance and Diehard feats. This replaces the 2nd level slayer talent.

Blend into the Crowd (Ex): At 5th level, the black dog can use her Stealth skill, as a full-round action, even while being observed, so long as there are two or more creatures within 15 feet of him and they are the same size category or larger as the black dog. When moving through a crowd, the black dog moves at her normal rate, rather than requiring two squares of movement for every square as is normal. This replaces the 2nd studied target and the 8th level slayer talent.

Judgment (Su): At 7th level, a black dog can use the destruction, justice, or smiting judgments of an inquisitor once per day. At 11th level, she can use this ability one additional time per day. A black dog’s judgments deal damage as an inquisitor of a level equal to her slayer level – 6. This replaces stalker, and swift tracker.

Holy Assassin (Ex): At 10th level, a black dog gains the assassin’s death attack ability. At 13th level, a black dog gains the true death ability as an assassin. At 15th level, a black dog can use the quiet death ability as an assassin. At 17th level, they master an assassin’s swift death ability. At 20th level, a black dog becomes an angel of death. This replaces the 3rd studied target, slayer’s advance, 4th studied target, and 5th studied target.

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