Archisa Aparna


Archisa Aparna CR 4
XP 1,200
Female human (Varisian) bard 5
NG Medium humanoid (human)
Init +1; Senses Perception +7


AC 18, touch 12, flat-footed 17 (+5 armor, +1 deflection, +1 Dex, +1 natural)
hp 36 (5d8+10)
Fort +3, Ref +6, Will +4; +4 vs. bardic performance, language-dependent, and sonic


Speed 30 ft.
Melee +1 rapier -6 (1d6+1/18-20) or unarmed strike +3 (1d3 nonlethal)
Special Attacks bardic performance 16 rounds/day (countersong, distraction, fascinate [DC 16], inspire competence +2, inspire courage +2)
Bard Spells Known (CL 5th; concentration +9)
2nd (3/day)—aram zey’s focus, invisibility, minor image (DC 16)
1st (5/day)—abstemiousness, comprehend languages, cure light wounds, unseen servant
0 (at will)—detect magic, know direction, light, mage hand, prestidigitation, read magic


Str 10, Dex 12, Con 13, Int 14, Wis 8, Cha 18
Base Atk +3; CMB +3; CMD 15
Feats Combat Advice, Harmonic SpellISWG, Insightful AdviceUI, SpellsongUM
Skills Acrobatics +5, Appraise +6, Climb +4, Escape Artist +5, Knowledge (dungeoneering) +12, Knowledge (engineering) +12, Knowledge (geography) +12, Knowledge (history) +12, Knowledge (local) +12, Perception +7, Perform (oratory) +12, Sleight of Hand +5, Spellcraft +6, Stealth +5, Survival +0 (+2 to avoid becoming lost), Swim +1, Use Magic Device +8
Languages Common, Shoanti, Thassilonian, Varisian
SQ bardic knowledge +2, lore master 1/day, versatile performance (oratory)
Combat Gear cape of the mountebank; Other Gear +1 mithral chain shirt, +1 rapier, amulet of natural armor +1, bag of tricks (tan), pathfinder greatcoat, ring of resistance +1, ring of seven lovely colors, wayfinderISWG, winged boots

Special Abilities

Bardic Knowledge +2 (Ex) Add +2 to all knowledge skill checks.
Bardic Performance (standard action, 16 rounds/day) Your performances can create magical effects.
Combat Advice As mv act, designate enemy, ally gains +2 comp bonus on next atk vs. target.
Harmonic Spell Casting spells extends duration of bardic performance
Insightful Advice Aid allies within 30 ft. on a skill your are trained. Bonus lasts a full day.
Lore Master (1/day) (Ex) Can take 10 on any trained knowledge checks. Activate to take 20 as a standard action.
Spellsong Combine spellcasting and bardic performance
Versatile Performance (Oratory) +12 (Ex) You may substitute the final value of your Perform: Oratory skill for Diplomacy or Sense Motive checks


Famously dashing, treasure-hunting local Pathfinder

Dr. Aparna sometimes lectures on ancient Varisian monuments at the Museum of Ages. Her expeditions throughout the region are funded by the museum.

Archisa Aparna

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