Cedric Montique

Paladerp of Dol Arrah

Description:

Tiefling | Paladin/Holy Vindicator | Level 6/Level 1
Lawful Good
22 years old 6’ 2" 220 lbs

Str 16
Dex 15
Con 15
Int 12
Wis 14
Cha 16

HP 54 AC 20 TOUCH 12 FLAT-FOOTED 17

INIT +2 SPEED 20ft

FORT 10 REFL 7 WILL 10

BASE ATTK BONUS +6 CMB +9 CMD 21

“Dawnslayer” Longsword + 1 (Equipped; a gift from Pneu taken from the defeated Warmonger 3)
ATTK BONUS + 10/+5
DAMAGE 1D8 + 4
CRIT x2 19/20
TYPE Slashing

Flail
ATTK BONUS + 9/+4
DAMAGE 1D8 + 3
CRIT x2
TYPE Bludgeoning

Warmonter 4’s Longsword + 1
ATTK BONUS + 10/+5
DAMAGE 1D8 + 4
CRIT x2 19/20
TYPE Slashing

Composite longbow
ATTK BONUS + 8/+3
DAMAGE 1D8 + 3
CRIT x3 20
TYPE Piercing
RANGE
QUIVER: 38 arrows

Armor
Heavy wooden shield +2 ac bonus, -2 check penalty
Armor of the Guardian +6 ac bonus, -3 check penalty (equipped); May choose to take damage for person wearing amulet (currently Lady Jaela Daran)

Languages
Common, Abyssal, Elven

1 rank in Handle Animal, Intimidate, Knowledge (Nobility), Perception, Ride, and Swim.
2 ranks in Knowledge (The Planes)
3 ranks in Diplomacy, Heal, Knowledge (Religion), and Sense Motive
Natural +2 to bluff and stealth checks.

Feats
Aura of Good
Detect Evil
Smite Evil 2x Day (as a paladin of one level higher)
Armor Proficiency light-heavy
Shield Proficiency
Endurance (+4 to nonlethal checks)
Diehard (Conscious until death)
Divine Grace
Lay on Hands 6x Day 3d6 (“Mercy” feat removes sickened and diseased statuses)
Divine Health (Immune to ALL disease)
Aura of Courage (Immune to fear; allies within 10ft gain +4 against fear)
Channel positive energy (Heals 3d6 damage, expends 2 uses of lay on hands per channeling)
Divine Bond (Dawnslayer)
Saving Shield (Adjacent allies gain shield AC bonus)
Toughness

Special Abilities
Dark Vision 60 ft
Resist fire/cold/electricity +5
Darkness (evocation) 1x Day (caster level equal to class level)
Prehensile Tail (Cedric can use his tail to retrieve small, stowed objects carried on his person as a swift action.)

Spellcasting
Two 1st level spells per day, from the paladin spell list

Gear
Bedroll
Backpack, which contains:
Flint + steel; sunrod x 2; healing kit; hemp rope; sealing wax; “Lala”, a doll from Gloria; potion of cure light wounds x 5; 2 week’s worth of rations; the Madstone; an ornate ring containing the soul of “Afina”, antitoxin x 5; small, ornate wooden box; silver holy symbol that whispers lewd jokes
Cloak of Elvenkind (unidentified; equipped)

Cedric is wearing a signet ring bearing his family crest, and wears a wooden holy symbol of Dol Arrah as a necklace at all times. He also wears a bracelet on the base of his right horn as a means of decoration.

Bio:

The eldest child of a noble family, Cederic comes from a relatively long line of tiefling paladins. Five generations ago the founder of his family, a half-demon of Baalor stock, turned from her evil ways after experiencing a profound religious experience during the beginning of the Last War: a vision of the goddess Dol Arrah herself called her to turn from her evil ways and take up the banner of good. She went on to become a paladin and carve out a minor noble ranking for herself, her husband and their children in the nation of Aundair. Since then the eldest child of each generation has become a paladin, fighting in Aundair’s military during the Last War or, in Cedric’s case, venturing into the wider world to right wrongs and turn evildoers towards the light.

Due to his upbringing in high society, Cederic is well-mannered, friendly, chivalrous, and naive. Growing up in Aundair, he is familiar with animals (particularly horses) and enjoys long journeys simply for the sake of traveling. He is used to being listened to and naturally tends towards the role of leader in a group of people when there is a task at hand, while still valuing others’ input. This is in part due to his place as the eldest child in a family of nine. As a worshiper of Dol Arrah, he values strategy highly.

Although he is far from ignorant of many of the ways of the world, he often takes people at face value and will assume the best of them until experience teaches him otherwise. The exception to this is when acting as a diplomat; once he knows his “enemy” so to speak, and has a purpose in mind, his tongue can be as sharp as a blade. He is rigidly honest, and will not raise his sword without due cause. Once he has entered combat, however, it’s clear his family’s demonic blood is far from dilute. He is bloodthirsty and vicious, although he will (with some private reluctance) spare a foe that begs for mercy. He is also quick to defend the weak, seeking to protect them first and foremost.

While he holds himself to a strong code of ethical behavior, Cedric does not necessarily expect the same of others. It is easy to be led astray in this world, after all, and it is simply his duty as a paladin to guide people back to the path of good. He earnestly believes that with enough effort anyone can be made to change, and that all people are good at heart: just easily confused at times. This ties into his faith, as Dol Arrah represents not only the light of the sun but the light of goodness present in all mortal souls. Of course, like all mortals he does not live up to his values one hundred percent of the time. In many ways, he is like untempered steel.

Cedric does very little to hide his demonic ancestry. At one point he filed down the horns on the sides of his head in order to keep them from getting in the way of his helmet, but the life of an adventurer has made this difficult and he no longer bothers. He’s stopped wearing a helmet instead, while his ram-like horns slowly grow back. He did keep his long, scaled tail tucked away inside his armor to protect it but no longer does so. He does not blunt his sharp nails or bother attempting to disguise any of his inherent abilities. This is not so much because he is unused to prejudice (even nobles are not exempt from such things, after all, especially if their house is young and small) but that he refuses to allow himself to care. He was raised to be proud of his heritage and is so.

Regina Spektor: The Call
Of Monsters and Men: Your Bones
Imogen Heap: 2-1
Florence + the Machine: Heartlines
The Decemberists: The Soldiering Life

Exploits- Critical Hits

Hamstring Sliced a Pugwumpi fiercely in the leg. 8 damage, 2 DEX damage and knocked it prone.
Sapping Strike Slashed a Pugwumpi hard in the chest. 14 damage and fatigued it.
Lean In To The Blow Brought sword down very hard on a Jinkin. 24 damage, but dropped sword.

Personal/Strategic Notes

Name Strengths Weaknesses Special Abilities Notes
(Sir) Cedric Montique
  • Strength
  • Healing
  • Defense
  • Strategy
  • Armor (sinks, loud, etc)
  • Sheltered…
  • Gathering information
  • Temperamental, at times…
  • Lay on Hands
  • “Darkness”
  • Detect Evil
  • Smite Evil
  • Channeling
  • Some divine spells
  • Sworn fealty to Lady Jaela
  • Owe Gareth A LOT.
  • Also owe Taz.
  • Lady Jaela Daran
  • Healing
  • Blessings
  • Understanding people
  • Identifying monsters
  • Knowledgeable about many religions
  • Combat
  • Channeling
  • Divine spell casting in general
  • Speaks Common and Dwarven
  • Disposed theocratic leader of Thrane
  • Formerly linked to her deity, the Silver Flame
  • Wiser than her age belies, but still a child
  • Gareth
  • Strength (and then some)
  • Constitution
  • Staying level-headed
  • Communication
  • Intelligence
  • Bloodthirsty and not quite able to control it
  • Rage
  • A true friend and comrade in arms
  • Speaks only Common
  • Fairly certain he is… less than neutral. Extraordinary amount of blood lust for a human. But still a good man.
  • Need to get him to accept help with channeling his impulses into more constructive ends
  • Issues with the idea of family in general. Not helped by the fact that his mother is a monster, and working with Fahrez.
  • Anna Renae Debra-Wellington Applefield (Deceased)
  • Creativity
  • Resourcefulness
  • Handling animals
  • Crafting things, including weapons
  • Combat
  • Common sense
  • Some sort of mind control, or suggestion? Unsure.
  • Speaks Common, Gnomish, Halfling, Draconic, and Dwarven
  • Compassionate
  • Taesaria “Taz” Amadre
  • Bombs
  • Potions, extracts, etc (Alchemy)
  • Finances
  • Ranged combat
  • Crafting things, including weapons
  • Loves gold
  • Easy to knock over (constitution)
  • Exceptional people skills
  • Performance, politics, etc. She has many connections.
  • Mistrusting.
  • Gives many different names to many different people when asked.
  • I do not understand her in the least all the time.
  • Comes from an unfortunate background; no family, only people she “owes”
  • Knows her way around unsavory parts of cities, etc
  • Fishing buddy
  • Speaks Common, Elven, Dwarven, Halfling
  • Pneumonia “Pneu” Wiilloowwoos
  • Stealth
  • Dextrous attacks
  • Finding traps
  • Especially weak constitution
  • Her sister, Sally, who seems to be… inhabiting her?
  • Disappearing
  • Reading people, perhaps?
  • Unpredictable in combat, but holds her own and is always helpful
  • Extraordinarily independent and hard to read. Still not sure why she’s with us.
  • Sally wants desperately to kill Fahrez… Possible reason why Pneu is with us?
  • Unsure how much control Sally has over her. Seems capable of possessing Pneu for short periods of time.
  • deth’Ruki “Deth” hal’Lueque
  • Sharpshooting
  • Diplomacy, to a small extent
  • Knows our enemy even as he works for them. Double-edged sword?
  • Knowledgeable about the diadem
  • Communication
  • Strategy
  • Trigger-happy
  • Can speak telepathically to 1 person/day; must consciously think to activate this ability
  • Obsessed with/possessive of the dreamstone
  • Speaks Common, Draconic, Elven, Q’uor, and Riedran
  • Traitor to his kin ? Hopefully fully alright with destroying diadem now
  • I have some suspicions regarding his alignment. Definitely evil, for now. Lady Jaela and I are working on that…
  • Shel Lupescu
  • Kindness
  • Beauty
  • Grace
  • Openness
  • Charm
  • Combat
  • Unknown
  • None that relate directly to our journey
  • Helps keep me sane
  • Speaks Common and a smattering of Elven
  • She is my lady, but not a “lady”. I’m certain this will cause problems with my family eventually…
  • Cedric Montique

    What gentle dream? Cami13