P is for Pit Fighter


Pit fighters are people who fight others for fun and sport.  The fights normally occur in a ring, or pit, with a lot of gambling and carousing in the background. Pit fighters could be considered cheap, dirty, poorly trained gladiators.

However, pit fighters who actually survive a few fights may find themselves quite skilled with a variety of weapons, fist-fighting skills, and overall survival skills. These are the kind of characters that make for great adventurers. They have been in a fight or two, know how to fight to win (as opposed to fighting for show like the dandy duelist), and know when to retreat from a superior combatant.

Pit fighters are used to battling other muscle-bound fighters, medium sized animals, or even half orcs. They know how to keep their cool, and always seem to come out on top.

Comments

JMT said…
One of my current player is a pit fighter / body guard. He is looking to become a sword of Verena. Not sure how I will tailor that but likely as a mix of templar / judicial champion.

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