Pathfinder Player Companion: Martial Arts Handbook

Pathfinder Player Companion: Martial Arts Handbook

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Combat is a way of life on Golarion—warriors across the world are constantly in search of the next fight, powerful technique, or weapon in order to improve their skills. Pathfinder Player Companion: Martial Arts Handbook offers new archetypes, feats, and equipment for adventurers of all kinds who rely on their physical prowess in combat, whether they turn themselves into living weapons with their punches and kicks or unleash their mastery with nunchaku and swords.

Inside this book you'll find:

  • Fighting styles from across Golarion, including battle dancers, who use impressive maneuvers to dance around foes, and the black powder vaulters of Alkenstar, who use acrobatics to leap across the battlefield!
  • Dozens of new feats for all kinds of martial artists, including feats to improve combat maneuvers and improvised combat, combination feats, and style feats like the high-flying dragonfly style!
  • New abilities that draw upon the innate power of the body, including ki abilities for both qinggong monks and unchained monks, ninja tricks, and kineticist talents!

This Pathfinder Player Companion is intended for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and the Pathfinder Campaign Setting, but it can easily be incorporated into any fantasy world.

ISBN-13: 978-1-64078-092-7

Note: This product is part of the Pathfinder Player Companion Subscription.

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Gorbacz wrote:
Yeah, archetypes are the only redeeming feature of Core Monk next to uMonk.

And even that is only on an archetype per archetype basis.


Draco Bahamut wrote:
There is hope for non-asian martial arts ? Still have hope for a Luchador or a Capoeirist.

You realize that Paizo would just created their own martial arts styles like they have for the other sourcebooks ie Aldori Dueling Style is not like actual fencing. So if they make a style mimics real life martial arts there will be so much changes to it that it won't be the actual style. I have only seen one or two RPG's that had actual real life martial arts and used that actual names but none were fantasy games.


There have been at least 3 or 4 that did - including the 2e AD&D Ninja's Handbook - use real-world styles translated (however loosely) into game terms that are/were usable in fantasy games operating under the same rules system.

Dark Archive

Nice updated cover & description - Monk vs. Brawler & new Combat maneuver feats!


Brother Fen wrote:
So grab all the PF and 3.5 you can, as it becomes a closed system now and forever. Do with it what you will.

I'm fortunate enough to own all of the "generic brown cover" books for 3.5 and nearly all of the hardbacks for PF. There were a few, like the NPC Codex (was that its title? Anyway) that I didn't have use for. I'll be adding this to the list of PF Classic books as I have a player who ONLY plays monks and other unarmed fighters.


I keep wondering if there will be style feats that a paladin might get to use that aren't unarmed strike based...


That's a great cover, including the background detail. Love the dog, and looks like Gom-Gom's about to get involved, too...

Liberty's Edge

Pathfinder Campaign Setting, Companion, Roleplaying Game Subscriber

Black powder vaulters. sounds like we are getting the rocket jumpers option for battle/mobility.


Pathfinder Adventure Path, Companion Subscriber

Battle dancers...I wonder how long it would be when we finally got dance focused martial arts.

New kineticist talents...in a martial arts focused book...well it may not be the ones I am looking for but at least it will be interesting.

Not a bad cover but at least it has 6 iconics on it.


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Maybe with this book we can finally have everyone kung fu fighting;)


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Dragon78 wrote:
Maybe with this book we can finally have everyone kung fu fighting;)

But will our kicks be fast as lightning? :)

Liberty's Edge

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Feros wrote:
Dragon78 wrote:
Maybe with this book we can finally have everyone kung fu fighting;)
But will our kicks be fast as lightning? :)

It may be a little bit frightening... :D


Pathfinder Adventure Path, Companion Subscriber

I wonder if there will be any armor-less AC rules for any of the classes in this one?

Dark Archive

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A reprint of a less broken version of Ascetic Style would be cool as would options or feat options for what to do with someone you have in a grapple apart from deal damage, tie up, or drag. If anyone has read legendary vigilantes, the masked grappler has some really cool techniques they can preform against a grappled target like hurricana, suplex, etc.

Paizo Employee Developer

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Interesting grappling options was something I wanted to make absolutely sure made it into this book. The options that made it in are really fun and exciting, so look forward to them!

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