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I am working on a high level halfling fighter by the name of Pollivar Mormont who is known for his dancing skills--chiefly his ability to dance around larger foes while hacking off their legs with his battleaxe in gory fashion.

What would a good nickname be for just such a character?

Once I've finished him, I'll have his stats uploaded and posted here later if that helps.


The Hobbler

The Wee Wacker

Pollivar "Knee Biter" Mormont


I suggest choosing a nickname that has nothing to do with his race, class, or fighting style. Base the nickname on his personal history or personality. It will be much more interesting, and will avoid sounding like a silly fantasy name.


Pollivar "Redgeyser" Mormont


Ankle Hacker


Twinkletoes

Swan

Half-Pint Sized Slasher

Polly the Lumberjack

Dave

Choppy McLeg Remover

Big Pol

Acstugrynd

I could think of more but I think I'll let you bask in this current batch of genius before I blow your mind any further.


Pathfinder Companion Subscriber

"Caltrops".

"Pins and Needles".

Star Voter 2013

Hmmm I have nothing worthy to add (yet), but my favourites so far in order are:
Caltrops
Knee-Biter
Choppy McLeg Remover

More news at 5.


Ravingdork wrote:

while hacking off their legs with his battleaxe in gory fashion.

What would a good nickname be for just such a character?

poetry in motion

Silver Crusade

Pollivar 'Kiss My Axe' Mormont

Red Sleeves/Red Hands/Red Gloves (the blood, don't you know!)

Eye of the storm

Stumpy

El Castratador

Big Pol


Pathfinder Companion Subscriber

"Boot Straps"


Pathfinder Adventure Path, Campaign Setting, Companion, Maps, Roleplaying Game Subscriber

Really liking "Caltrops" so far. "Choppy McLeg Remover" made me laugh. Won't likely be a name so much as a war cry.

What else ya' got?


Ravingdork wrote:

I am working on a high level halfling fighter by the name of Pollivar Mormont who is known for his dancing skills--chiefly his ability to dance around larger foes while hacking off their legs with his battleaxe in gory fashion.

What would a good nickname be for just such a character?

Once I've finished him, I'll have his stats uploaded and posted here later if that helps.

Jack the Giant slayer?


Zon-Kuthon wrote:
Ravingdork wrote:

while hacking off their legs with his battleaxe in gory fashion.

What would a good nickname be for just such a character?

poetry in motion

That's it!

Name him Dolby.


Pathfinder Adventure Path, Campaign Setting, Companion, Maps, Roleplaying Game Subscriber
Gilfalas wrote:
Jack the Giant slayer?

I have already considered this myself. It fits what I'm gong for, but I fear it too plain (and an obvious ripoff what's more).

Or were you asking if it's related to my halfling fighter build advice thread? If so, then yes.

Rynjin wrote:
Zon-Kuthon wrote:
Ravingdork wrote:

while hacking off their legs with his battleaxe in gory fashion.

What would a good nickname be for just such a character?

poetry in motion

That's it!

Name him Dolby.

Clever. I seriously doubt any of my fellows will get it though.


Pathfinder Companion Subscriber

"Footloose".

"Red-Heeled Jack"


Pathfinder Adventure Path, Campaign Setting, Companion, Maps, Roleplaying Game Subscriber

Here he is everybody!

If he moves or steps into an opponent, then the opponent misses him (allowing Sidestep), he then activates his Lightning Stance and Wind Stance feats.

"I used to be an adventurer until I took a Mormont axe to the knee." :D

The little blur then hacks away at his opponent's undercarriage, generally inflicting more than enough pain to cause most people to drop what they're doing (Stunning Assault) while onlookers turn away in disgust (Dreadful Carnage).

So far I'm liking how the mechanics backup the concept.


I see that last name, and 'the bear' pops into my head...


Arizhel wrote:
I see that last name, and 'the bear' pops into my head...

Obviously Tyrion gets it on with Jorah's ex in the near future.


+1 for Caltrops. It's spectacular.

Marathon Voter 2014

The Angry Inch
Pollimorf
The Honey Badger
Little Ball of Hate
The Reducer
The Downsizer

Grand Lodge Star Voter 2013, Marathon Voter 2014

Pathfinder Deluxe Comics Subscriber; Pathfinder Adventure Path, Modules Subscriber

Chip Chap


Spring Heel Jack

The Clipper

Captain Hamstring


Pathfinder Companion Subscriber
Killstring wrote:
+1 for Caltrops. It's spectacular.

Thank you.


Cranefist wrote:

The Hobbler

The Wee Wacker

Pollivar "Knee Biter" Mormont

Borrowing a bit from the first suggestion:

Polli "Hobble-foot" Mormont

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