Pit Fighter
Package Type: Basic
Package Source: WHFRPG2e
It is said that the sport of pit fighting has its origins among the Ogres. It is easy enough to believe that a race as dim-witted as the Ogres would contribute fights to the death to the culture of the old world. In years past most Pit Fighters were criminals or prisoners of war thrown into a ring and force to fight or die.
These days however there are professional Pit Fighters in addition to the fodder. They seek excitement, glory, accolades, and perhaps a wealthy sponsor. Successful Pit Fighters can become quite wealthy, furthering the mystique. Even slave Pit Fighters have been able to win enough to buy their freedom when luck and skill combine. Most die horribly of course.
Villages are too small to support a permanent arena, but most large cities have some accomodation for them, and some burgeoning towns have smaller, ruder facilities as well. Many Pit Fighters spend their entire career in the same arena, short as that may be, but some travel from arena to arena, chasing big winners purses and, intentionally or not, reducing the chance for other fighters to observe their style and find a fatal flaw to exploit.
Cost Ability
5 Dodge Blow: Either (+1 DCV) or (Martial Dodge and Reputation ("Hard to Hit", Small Group 11-))
3 Intimidate: +3 PRE
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6 Disarm: Either (+3 with Disarm) or (Martial Disarm and +1 with Martial Disarm)
Wrestling: Either (+10 STR, Only To Grapple (-1), No Figured Characteristics (-1/2) and +1 OCV with Grab) or (Martial Escape and +1 OCV with Grab)
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6 Quick Draw: Fast Draw +1 and Reputation ("Quick on the Draw", Small Group 11-)
Strike to Injure: Either (+3 HtH, Only to Convert To Damage (-1 1/2)) or (Killing Strike and +1 OCV with Killing Strike)
6 Specialist Weapon Group (Flail): WF Flail Weapons and +1 OCV with Flail Weapons and Reputation ("Master of Flail Weapons", Small Group 11-)
6 Specialist Weapon Group (Parrying): WF Parrying Weapons and +1 OCV with Parrying Weapons and Reputation ("Master of Parrying Weapons", Small Group 11-)
6 Specialist Weapon Group (Two handed): WF Two handed Weapons and +1 OCV with Two handed Weapons and Reputation ("Master of Two handed Weapons", Small Group 11-)
6 Strike Mighty Blow: Either (+15 STR, Only For Damage (-1 1/2), No Figured Characteristics (-1/2)) or (Offensive Strike and 1 Weapon Element of Choice)
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6 Very Strong: +6 STR
Strongminded: +3 EGO
Total Cost Of Abilities
Value Disadvantage
0 None
Total Cost of Package
Cost Options and Miscellaneous Information
var Trapping: Flail
var Trapping: Great Weapon
var Trapping: Knuckle-duster
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? Trapping: Shield
Trapping: Buckler
var Trapping: Medium Armour
var Career Entry: Norse Berserker
var Career Entry: Protagonist
var Career Entry: Shieldbreaker
var Career Entry: Thug
var Career Exit: Bounty Hunter
var Career Exit: Mercenary
var Career Exit: Protagonist
var Career Exit: Troll Slayer
var Career Exit: Veteran