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25 posts. Organized Play character for VampByDay.

Full Name

Benjamin Goshey Hojoin




Warpriest 8







Special Abilities

Weapon Focus (Iron Brush), Law and travel blessings, Spells, orator








Common, Infernal, Dwarven, Tien, Terran, Osiriani, Draconic, Sylvan



Strength 16
Dexterity 12
Constitution 14
Intelligence 14
Wisdom 18
Charisma 8

About Ben Goshey Hojoin

Ben, a third-generation Chellexian, was born to rather humble parents. His mother and father were honest, hard-working people who had seen enough corruption in the law to realize that the standard Asmodian Worship in Chelliax was not what they wanted for their son.

When he was of age, his parents encouraged Ben to join an Abdaran monastery. His older brother had already taken over their humble farm, and their homested wasn't big enough for all of them. So they encouraged Ben to become law-abiding citizen that didn't try to hurt or trick people with the law. Ben agreed, always wanting to please his parents, and so at the age of fifteen he joined a local convent. Ben took to his studies well, and even learned how to cast a few spells from Abadar. He also excelled at combat practice (though he didn't have a particular taste for it), but he lacked the natural charisma and force of personality to be a true Cleric of Abadar. And so, the monks were forced to expel him after several years, but all was not lost.

The years of training with the monks on trade law and filing made Ben the perfect candidate for a new trend that was sweeping Chelliax. With the barristers spending most of their time in the courtroom, there was an ever greater demand for legal researchers to aid barristers in their studies and paperwork. Ben was hired almost as soon as he left the convent by the estate of Lord Eckheart Henderthane, and prominent Chellexian noble.

Unfortunately, Ben's propensity for 'being good' clashed with Lord Henderthane's Asmodian beliefs, but he was so good at his work that Henderthane couldn't legitimately fire him. After a few more years, Henderthane finally got an idea. Hearing that his daughter had made disparaging comments about how the pathfinder society was 'far too chaotic,' the lord placed Ben on permanent loan to the pathfinder society.

Originally, Ben was only meant to be a legal aide to the Pathfinder society, but due to a legal 'mishap' he has been 'accidentally' filed as a field agent. Though initially reticent to this arrangement, Ben has gradually grown on the idea, as being out in the field helps him spread the ideals of Abadar. With his good deeds, he hopes to become a fully-fledged, recognized priest of Abadar one day, as well as spread his ideals to other pathfinders.
Ben Goshey Hojoin
Male Human Warpriest 8
LG Medium Humanoid (Human/Chellaxian)
Init+1 Senses, Perception +4
AC23, flat-footed 22, touch 12 (+8 armor, +3 shield, +1 deflection, 1dex)
HP 75 (8d8+32)
Fort+9 Ref+4, Will+11
Melee+1 Mithral Iron Brush +11/+6(1d8+6) Or Power Attack +9/+4(1d8+10)
Ranged Cold Iron Iron Brush +8(1d8+4) OR Light Crossbow +7(1d8)
Space[b]5 ft.,[b]Reach5 ft.
Special Attacks Sacred Weapon (Iron Brush) d8 damage
Spell-Like Abilities None
Class Abilities Strong Law aura, Blessings 7/day (Law, Travel), Fervor 8/day, Sacred Weapon (8 rnds/day)
3- Daylight, Invisibility Purge, dispel magic
2-Bull's Strengthx2, Suppress charms and compulsions, Lesser Restorationx2
1-Bless , Divine Favorx3, unbreakable heart
0-Read magic, detect magic, stabilize, create water, Mending

Base Atk+5; CMB +8 CMD19
Feats Skill focus(Linguistics), Orator, Power Attack, Toughness, Weapon Focus (Iron Brush) (From Sacred Weapon class ability), versatile Weapon, Weapon Spec (From class feature), Step up
Skills Climb+5 (+7 w/o armor), Knowledge (Engineering) +6, Knowledge(Religion)+13, Knowledge (local)+3 Linguistics+17 (+19), Profession(Paralegal)+13, Sense Motive +8, Spellcraft +13, Swim+5 (+7 w/o armor), Ride +3 (+5 w/o armor)
TraitsFate's Favored, Weathered Emissary
Alternate Racial Traits Focused Study (Skill Focus-Linguistics)
LanguagesCommon, Infernal, Dwarven, Tien, Terran, Osiriani, Draconic, Sylvan, Jitskin, Azlanti

Gear of note: +1 Mithral Iron Brush, Wayfinder, +1 piecemail armor (from chronicle) +2 Buckler, ring of deflection +1, Cloak of resistance +1, cold iron iron brushes x5, crossbow (50 bolts), Scrolls of Lesser restoration (2), Cracked Magenta Prism Ioun Stone (typically +2 to linguistics), Headband of Wisdom +2