Other Exclusive Prestige Class : Omatu Master

by Art Marmell, Dragon #315

The docrae are smaller and weaker than the humanoids who would oppress them. These warrior halflings have nonetheless found ways to ensure the safety of their community. By combining their natural speed with unexpected movements and the principles of leverage, the Docrae of the Northern Marches have developed and perfected the art of omatu, a remarkably effective style of martial arts unlike any practice by humans.


To qualify to become an Omatu Master, a character must fulfill all the following criteria:

Class Skills

The omatu master's class skills are Balance, Climb, Concentration, Escape Artist, Hide, Jump, Knowledge (history), Knowledge (local), Listen, Move Silently, Perform, Profession, Sense Motive, Spot, Survival, Swim, and Tumble.

Skill Points at Each Level: 4 + Int modifier.

Class Features

All of the following are class features of the omatu master prestige class.

Omatu MasterHit Die: d8
1st+0+2+2+2Assisted trip, Mobility, monk abilities, ki strike (magic)
2nd+1+3+3+3Master of chains
3rd+2+3+3+3Shoulder throw, ki strike (silver)
4th+3+4+4+4Leverage expert
6th+4+5+5+5Acrobatic strike
7th+5+5+5+5Ki strike (cold Iron)
8th+6+6+6+6Determined defense
9th+6+6+6+6Acrobatic dodge
10th+7+7+7+7Nerve strike

Source: Dragon #315

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