nate lange wrote:
I think you're probably better off with a daring champion cavalier... you can still take the samurai order, and slashing grace lets you use all the class features with a katana. There's no extra d6s but stacking challenge with a doubled precise strike is pretty decent damage (and way easier to pull off). And if you really want something more in the iaijutsu vein you could also look at VMC rogue for sneak attack damage whenever you catch someone flat-footed and/or the vital strike feats. If you decided to take both of those, at 12th level you could 'iaijutsu' for 3d10 (vital strike) +3d6 sneak attack (with accomplished sneak attacker) +24 precise strike (spending 1 panache) +12 challenge +6 devastating strike +Dex/enchantment/etc.
Wouldn't Daring Champion take away the katana prof?Also, what do you mean by a "VMC" Rogue?