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Butterfly Blade

This Archetype is from the Fists of the Ruby Phoenix Adventure Path and may contain Spoilers

Source Pathfinder #166: Despair on Danger Island pg. 78
You've trained in one of Goka's oldest traditions of espionage, intimidation, and combat mastery. You use your skills to learn about your enemies and cut them down with your mastery of the butterfly sword.

Additional Feats

Source Advanced Player's Guide pg. 149
Some archetypes allow other feats beyond those in their entry. These are typically class feats, such as fighter feats that represent certain combat styles. The list of additional feats includes the feat's name, its level, and the page number where it appears. You can take the feat as an archetype feat of that level, meaning it counts toward the number of feats required by the archetype's dedication feat. When selected this way, a feat that normally has a class trait doesn't have that class trait.

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PFS LimitedButterfly Blade Dedication Feat 4

This Feat is from the Fists of the Ruby Phoenix Adventure Path and may contain Spoilers

UncommonArchetypeDedication
Source Pathfinder #166: Despair on Danger Island pg. 78
Archetype Butterfly Blade
Prerequisites trained in butterfly swords
Access Defeat a member of the Butterfly Blades in a sanctioned bout.

You become trained in Deception and Stealth; if you were already trained, you become an expert instead. Whenever your proficiency rank in any weapon increases to expert or beyond, you also gain that new proficiency rank with butterfly swords. You gain access to butterfly swords.

Special You cannot select another dedication feat until you have gained two other feats from this archetype.

PFS StandardClever Gambit ReactionFeat 4*

Rogue
Source Advanced Player's Guide pg. 134
Archetype Butterfly Blade
Prerequisites mastermind racket
Trigger Your Strike critically hits and deals damage to a creature you've identified with Recall Knowledge.
* This version of the Clever Gambit feat is intended for use with an Archetype and has a different level for access than the original feat.

Your battle tactics are aided by your assessment of your foes' capabilities, allowing you to instantly adjust your movements to maximum advantage. You Step or Stride; this movement doesn't trigger reactions from the triggering creature.

PFS StandardCombat Assessment Single ActionFeat 4*

Fighter
Source Advanced Player's Guide pg. 126
Archetype Butterfly Blade
* This version of the Combat Assessment feat is intended for use with an Archetype and has a different level for access than the original feat.

You make a telegraphed attack to learn about your foe. Make a melee Strike. On a hit, you can immediately attempt a check to Recall Knowledge about the target. On a critical hit, you gain a +2 circumstance bonus to the check to Recall Knowledge. The target is temporarily immune to Combat Assessment for 1 day.

PFS StandardQuick Draw Single ActionFeat 4*

RangerRogue
Source Core Rulebook pg. 172 2.0
Archetypes Butterfly Blade, Vigilante
* This version of the Quick Draw feat is intended for use with an Archetype and has a different level for access than the original feat.

You draw your weapon and attack with the same motion. You Interact to draw a weapon, then Strike with that weapon.

PFS LimitedButterfly's Kiss Feat 6

This Feat is from the Fists of the Ruby Phoenix Adventure Path and may contain Spoilers

Archetype
Source Pathfinder #166: Despair on Danger Island pg. 78
Archetype Butterfly Blade
Prerequisites Butterfly Blade Dedication

You can make nonlethal Strikes with a butterfly sword without taking a penalty.

PFS LimitedButterfly's Sting Feat 6

This Feat is from the Fists of the Ruby Phoenix Adventure Path and may contain Spoilers

Archetype
Source Pathfinder #166: Despair on Danger Island pg. 78
Archetype Butterfly Blade
Prerequisites Butterfly Blade Dedication

You gain the sneak attack class feature. You don't increase the number of dice as you gain levels.

PFS StandardDread Striker Feat 6*

Rogue
Source Core Rulebook pg. 184 2.0
Archetype Butterfly Blade
* This version of the Dread Striker feat is intended for use with an Archetype and has a different level for access than the original feat.

You capitalize on your enemies’ fear to slip past their defenses. Any creature that has the frightened condition is also flat-footed against your attacks.

PFS LimitedMastermind's Eye Feat 6

This Feat is from the Fists of the Ruby Phoenix Adventure Path and may contain Spoilers

Archetype
Source Pathfinder #166: Despair on Danger Island pg. 78
Archetype Butterfly Blade
Prerequisites Butterfly Blade Dedication

When you succeed at identifying a creature using Recall Knowledge, that creature is flat-footed against your attacks until the start of your next turn; if you critically succeed, it's flat-footed against your attacks for 1 minute. This feat serves as the rogue's mastermind racket for the purpose of meeting prerequisites.

PFS LimitedDeadly Butterfly Feat 8

This Feat is from the Fists of the Ruby Phoenix Adventure Path and may contain Spoilers

Archetype
Source Pathfinder #166: Despair on Danger Island pg. 78
Archetype Butterfly Blade
Prerequisites Butterfly Blade Dedication

You gain access to the butterfly sword's critical specialization effect. If you already had access to the critical specialization effect or you gain the effect at a later time, you also gain the critical specialization effect for knives when you critically hit with a butterfly sword. You can benefit from only one critical specialization effect at a time.

PFS LimitedInnocent Butterfly Feat 14

This Feat is from the Fists of the Ruby Phoenix Adventure Path and may contain Spoilers

Archetype
Source Pathfinder #166: Despair on Danger Island pg. 78
Archetype Butterfly Blade
Prerequisites Butterfly Blade Dedication

You know how to alter the perceptions of others. You can cast aura of the unremarkable once per day as an innate arcane spell. The spell uses your class DC or spell DC, whichever is higher.