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Tanis Half-Elven, 4E

by Delazar

Male Half-Elf Ranger (Warlord) 1
Strength16 Fortitude14 Armor Class16
Dexterity16 Reflex14 Flat-footed ACNA
Constitution12 Will12 Touch ACNA
Intelligence12 AlignmentG Base AttackNA
Wisdom13 Speed6 squares Melee AttackNA
Charisma15 Initiative+3 Ranged AttackNA
Hit Points24 SizeMedium

Racial Traits:

Dilettante: at-will power as encounter power
Dual Heritage: human and elf feats
Group Diplomacy: +1 Diplomacy in 10 squares

Class Traits:

Fighting Style (archery), Hunter's Quarry, Prime Shot.


Acrobatics +2, Athletics +7, Diplomacy +4, Endurance +5, Heal +6, History +6, Insight +3, Nature +6, Perception +6, Stealth +2, Thievery +2.

Passive Insight +13, Passive Perception +16; low-light vision.


Defensive Mobility, Student of Battle.


Common, Dwarven, Elven.


At Will: Careful Attack, Nimble Strike.
Encounter: Evasive Strike, Wolf Pack Tactics.
Daily: Inspiring Word, Split the Tree.


Longsword (+6 vs. AC, 1d8+3, Versatile)
Dagger (+6 vs. AC, 1d4+3, Off-Hand, Light Thrown, rng 5/10)
Longbow (+5 vs. AC, 1d10+3, Load-Free, rng 20/40)




Standard Adventurer's Kit: backpack, bedroll, belt pouch, flint and steel, hemp rope (50 ft.), sunrods (2), trail rations (10 days), waterskin, 8gp; also 30 arrows.


"I have wandered through forest and wilderness for five years: through Qualinesti west of the Kharolis Mountains, through the Forests of Kith-Kanan, all the way to the sea. I found no trace of healers - not even tales of them - in my travels. Still, the gods of good must exist: their signs are everywhere. The White Stag led me on good paths, the wheeling bird foretold war, and the thunderclouds warned me of danger. These are the handiwork of the good gods. But I found no cleric to the west."

Vital Stats: 5 ft. 10 in., 145 lbs., rust red hair, hazel eyes, white skin.

Appearance: Tanis looks human.

Creed: Control of self is true strength.

History: Tanis was born to an unknown human father and an elven woman who died in childbirth. He was raised by the Speaker of Suns in Qualinost. After a conflict with his adopted family, he left Qualinesti to try to learn about his human heritage. Thanks to his diplomatic skills, he became a business partner with Flint Fireforge. Gradually a group of adventurers formed around him.

Family: Tanis is the son of the elf woman Elansa and an unknown human brigand. The brigand slew Elansa's husband Kethrenan (the Speaker of the Sons' younger brother) and left Elansa for dead. Tanis was raised as a ward of Solostaran, the Speaker of Suns in Qualinost.

Personality: Tanis works through an inner struggle. Neither human nor elven, he feels out of place in either world. He is a natural leader, though he regrets the burden of leadership. Tanis is always friendly and trusting; none but his closest companions know of his internal turmoil.

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