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PFS LimitedAdept

Adepts have unlocked only the most minor occult mysteries of the universe. A few are chosen by accomplished practitioners for further training. Others volunteer to join a cabal by passing an initiation ritual.

Recall Knowledge - Humanoid (Society): DC 13
Unspecific Lore: DC 11
Specific Lore: DC 8

Elite | Normal | Weak
Proficiency without Level

AdeptCreature -1

Legacy Content

N Medium Human Humanoid 
Source Gamemastery Guide pg. 228
Perception +4
Languages Common
Skills Arcana +5, Diplomacy +3, Occultism +7, Scribing Lore +5, Society +5
Str +0, Dex +2, Con +0, Int +3, Wis +2, Cha +1
Focused Thinker [one-action] (concentrate) The adept focuses inward to muster knowledge and wisdom. While in this state of concentration, they gain a +2 status bonus to checks to Recall Knowledge, but take a -2 penalty to Perception. They can end their focused state with a single action, which has the concentrate trait.
Items journal, robes, scroll case, writing set
AC 14; Fort +2, Ref +4, Will +6
HP 8
Speed 25 feet
Melee [one-action] fist +6 [+2/-2] (agile, nonlethal), Damage 1d4 bludgeoningRanged [one-action] journal +6 [+1/-4] (nonlethal, thrown 10 feet), Damage 1d6 bludgeoningOccult Spells Known DC 14; Cantrips (1st) daze, detect magic, mage hand

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Source Gamemastery Guide pg. 228
Those initiated into the hidden truths and forbidden secrets of the world are forever transformed—or so they claim. To the cynical, a mystic is nothing more than a charlatan or zealot. Others profess to sense an aura around such luminaries and treat them with reverence, lest they offend some harbinger of unspeakable doom.

Sidebar - Advice and Rules Dark Rituals

Most rituals have a simple gp cost and skills. But what if a desperate NPC is willing to offer something darker, such as lives, souls, or worse? Such a nefarious ritual uses a normal ritual as a baseline, but the DCs and proficiency requirements might be reduced or waived entirely, as might any gp cost.

Sidebar - Additional Lore Forms Of Fortune-Telling

Anthomancy: Flowers.
Astrology: The cosmic caravan.
Demonomancy: Asking demons.
Harrowing: Harrow card readings.
Haruspicy: Entrails.
Ichthyomancy: The next fish caught.
Mazomancy: A nursing babe.
Oneiromancy: Dreams.
Tyromancy: Coagulation of cheese.

Sidebar - Additional Lore Mystic Cadres

Golarion has several mystic groups. The Church of Razmir offers a plan of 31 steps to divinity. The Esoteric Order of the Palatine Eye seeks celestial truths said to be granted by an ancient angel. Knights of the Aeon Star search for secret lore. Followers of Rivethun, dwarven animism, reach out to spirits to gain knowledge and earn favors.

Sidebar - Advice and Rules Mystic Rituals

The following are rituals sometimes cast by mystic groups. Those from the Bestiary are available only to appropriate celestials and fiends within the organizations.