Greybor is a beefy neutral Slayer from the start with a powerful attack bonus as soon as he joins the player. Since he already starts off with such great stats, he could make a great option for several different build types. However, players should use something that will work within their own party dynamic that doesn’t take away from what he already offers.

Greybor Starting Stats

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Starting out Greybor is a Slayer. This class is wholly focused on hunting and the chase, mixing the feeling of a shadowy Ranger or Assassin with a true and tried Fighter. His top stats are Strength and Dexterity.

Greybor’s Stats

  • STR: 20
  • DEX: 16
  • CON: 14
  • INT: 14
  • WIS: 12
  • CHA: 10

Greybor’s Skills

  • Athletics
  • Mobility
  • Stealth
  • Perception

Greybor’s Starting Feats

  • Two Weapon Fighting – Wielding a second weapon in his off hand, will get him one extra attack per round with that weapon. He suffers a –6 penalty with his regular attack or attacks with his primary hand and a –10 penalty to the attack with his off hand. If his off-hand weapon is light, the penalties are reduced by 2 each.
  • Weapon Focus – He gains a +1 bonus on all attack rolls made using the selected weapon.
  • Hammer the Gap – He repeatedly strikes the same location, causing increasing amounts of damage with each repeated hit.

Combined, this lowers his base attack bonus to something more standard to most characters in exchange for intense amounts of damage. His initial build also allows him to take seven attacks per turn, granting him a great chance at defeating several foes within each turn. With these things in mind, players should think about their current playstyle within their party. Based on everything, the base he has could work well for just about any team with any alignment and end goal.

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What Archetype to specialize Greybor into

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Due to his base working well for just about any playthrough, the only choices needed to take him to the next level are picking an archetype and future stat and feat choices. The archetype will mainly be based on whether players are planning on committing to an Evil or Good playthrough. There are a total of six archetypes within the Slayer class that Greybor would qualify for.

These are the Arcane Enforcer, Deliverer, Executioner, Spawn Slayer, Stygian Slayer, and Vanguard. Some have more obvious implications than others. Arcane Enforcers gain access to spells as well as Arcanist and Wizard abilities. Deliverers gain the service of a deity and general clerical abilities. Spawn Slayers study several different types of enemies to gain extra bonuses against those enemies. Stygian Slayers gain invisibility and Misty Form. Lastly, the Executioner gains extra damage with their sneak attacks. All of the specializations add a good amount to the player, however, the top options for Greybor are Deliverer, Spawn Slayer, and Stygian Slayer.

For a good run, the Deliverer is one of the best options as it will keep demons from affecting Greybor and will grant him more deity protections. For an evil run, the Spawn and Stygian Slayer offer great options. Stygian is strategically more attractive though as Greybor will be able to jump across the battlefield and disappear in the tensest moments. We’ll go over what each of these will add.

Deliverer Archetype Abilities

  • Level 1 – Slayer Proficiencies, Studied Target, and Deity Selection
  • Level 2 – Determined Zeal
  • Level 3 – Sneak Attack
  • Level 4 – Slayer Talents
  • Level 5 – Studied Target
  • Level 6 – Slayer Talents and Sneak Attacks
  • Level 7 – Studied Target (Swift)
  • Level 8 – Slayer Talents
  • Level 9 – Sneak Attack
  • Level 10 – Studied Target, Divine Talents, and Divine Anathema
  • Level 11 – N/A
  • Level 12 – Slayer Talents and Sneak Attack
  • Level 13 – Slayer’s Advance
  • Level 14 – Slayer Talents and Quarry
  • Level 15 – Studied Target and Sneak Attack
  • Level 16 – Slayer Talents
  • Level 17 – Slayer’s Advance
  • Level 18 – Slayer Talent and Sneak Attack
  • Level 19 – Improved Quarry
  • Level 20 – Studied Target, Slayer Talents, and Master Slayer

Deliverer Special Ability Descriptions:

  • Deity Selection – Choose a deity to serve under to grant Greybor powers within their domain. His options are Abadar, Calistria, Gozreh, Gorum, Irori, Nethys, Norgorber, Pharasma, Sarenrae, Shelyn, and Urgathoah. For a good playthrough, the best options among these are Calistria, Gorum, Sarenrae, or Shelyn.
  • Determined Zeal – A deliverer shrugs off attempts by his moral opposite to control or kill him.
  • Divine Anathema – If the studied target’s alignment is at least two steps away from that of the Delivererthe Deliverer’s attacks deal an additional 2d6 points of damage

The Deliverer archetype offers Greybor the ability to act as another divine character on the field, giving him extra protection against and damage towards both evil and good characters. Depending on his choice in deity, he will gain slightly different bonuses, but as a neutral character, he has a lot of choices. The top four choices Calistria, Gorum, Sarenrae, and Shelyn are all focused on Good with domains like luck, charm, trickery, chaos, strength, and glory.

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Stygian Slayer Archetype

  • Level 1 – Studied Target
  • Level 2 – Slayer Talents
  • Level 3 – Sneak Attack
  • Level 4 – Invisibility
  • Level 5 – Studied Target
  • Level 6 – Slayer Talents and Sneak Attack
  • Level 7 – Studied Target (Swift)
  • Level 8 – Slayer Talents
  • Level 9 – Sneak Attack
  • Level 10 – Studied Target, Advanced Talents, and Shadowy Mist Form
  • Level 11 – N/A
  • Level 12 – Slayer Talents and Sneak Attack
  • Level 13 – Slayer’s Advance
  • Level 14 – Slayer Talents and Quarry
  • Level 15 – Studied Target and Sneak Attack
  • Level 16 – Slayer Talents
  • Level 17 – Slayer’s Advance
  • Level 18 – Slayer Talents and Sneak Attack
  • Level 19 – Improved Quarry
  • Level 20 – Studied Target, Slayer Talents, and Master Slayer

Stygian Slayer Special Ability Descriptions:

  • Invisibility – Grants a target total concealment and a +20 bonus to stealth checks. Ends when the target makes an attack.
  • Shadowy Mist Form – A Stygian Slayer can transform into an inky black cloud of mist. This functions as incorporeal form, in which slayer can not attack or be attacked.

Both of the special abilities granted by the Stygian archetype will not only grant Greybor more stealth but will allow him to move as an incorporeal form across the battlefield, granting him some moments of peace to travel.

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